COLUMBIA - A sentencing hearing will enter its second day Thursday for a 27-year-old man found guilty of raping three different women and attempting to rape a fourth.Joanthony Johnson was found guilty in April on two counts each of first-degree rape and...
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FULTON - After two months of discussion, MU Health announced it will sell its 35 percent stake in the Fulton Medical Center, which has been experiencing financial issues for several years. “First I want to say this was a difficult decision for us, we...
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JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri Republicans are coalescing around Attorney General Josh Hawley as their favored candidate to challenge veteran Democratic U.S. Sen. Claire McCaskill in 2018, which would set up a marquee contest between a wily...
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CLAYTON, Mo. (AP) — Some members of the St. Louis County Council say they were tricked into sweetening the pension for county prosecutor Robert McCulloch, but Executive Steve Stenger says that claim is simply untrue.The council last year approved a...
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JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Key lawmakers say a prescription drug monitoring program that Republican Gov. Eric Greitens created through an executive order doesn't go far enough and that legislation is still needed.At issue is the program's focus on...
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KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — New federal indictments accuse a fifth person and add more charges against the previous four defendants in an alleged contraband-smuggling scheme at the county jail in Kansas City, Missouri.A criminal complaint had accused Jackson...
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KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Republican Gov. Eric Greitens' nonprofit has donated $250,000 to a political action committee created to help stave off efforts by labor unions to repeal Missouri's right-to-work law.The Kansas City Star reports that the source of...
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SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — Authorities are investigating the death of a man at a Springfield apartment as suspicious.The Springfield News-Leader reports that police said in a news release that officers found the man dead Tuesday morning when they went to...
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JEFFERSON CITY- Two former doctors at the University of Missouri pleaded guilty to federal charges on Monday.Kenneth Loem Rall and Michael Edward Richards pleaded guilty to engaging in a health care fraud scheme totaling nearly $200,000, according the...
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CALLAWAY COUNTY - Construction beginning Thursday may affect the commute of some drivers on Highway 54 in Callaway County.MODOT will close one lane on westbound Route 54 over the Middle River Bridge. Actual work on the bridge will begin Monday, July 24,...
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JEFFERSON – The Jefferson City Housing Authority will make more improvements to public housing after the board approved a rolling five-year capital plan.Executive Director Cynthia Quetsch said when developing the plan, the authority based the amount of...
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COLUMBIA - Of all the 50 U.S. states, only Missouri lacks a statewide prescription drug monitoring program.Gov. Eric Greitens took the first steps toward reversing this on Monday, signing an executive order instructing the Department of Health and Senior...
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COLUMBIA - An advocacy organization in Washington, DC is accusing MU of breaking the law in emergency medical training.The Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine will submit a formal request to the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Services...
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AVA, Mo. (AP) — A southern Missouri father and son have been indicted in a relative's shooting death that authorities said stemmed from a family feud.The Missouri attorney general's office announced Tuesday that 66-year-old James "Lee" Aborn, of Ava,...
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MORGAN COUNTY- The Morgan County Sheriff's Department cancelled the Endangered Person Advisory for Mersadiez Shiann Rohr Wednesday morning after she was found safe.Deputies in Pettis County took Michael Piznarski into custody. Piznarski is a registered...
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COLUMBIA - Columbia police officers were responding to an overdose at one gas station when they heard shots being fired at another.Police said they were at the Gulf station on Paris Road when the gunshots rang out. When they got to the Phillips 66 down...
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ST. LOUIS (AP) — A former Missouri Supreme Court chief justice will sort out whether the state accessed jailhouse visitor logs and telephone recordings to get defense strategy of a man accused in the deaths of two sisters forced off an abandoned...
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JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri's unemployment rate has dropped slightly.The state's Economic Development Department announced Tuesday that the seasonally adjusted unemployment rate went down from 3.9 percent in May to 3.8 percent in...
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