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Don't engage with Westboro protesters, officials urge
While area law enforcement agencies are gearing up for today's planned picketing by members of an anti-gay group known for picketing soldiers' funerals, some officials are offering simple advice: ignore them.
Sun Aug 17, 2014
Callaway man named to Missouri 4-H Hall of Fame
After a nearly-lifelong connection to the youth organization, Rodney Garnett of Holts Summit was inducted into the Missouri 4-H Hall of Fame on Aug. 9. Garnett, who grew up on a farm in Marion in Cole County, got his start with 4-H at the age of 10 by showing sheep - six ewes that were a gift from his parents.
Clergy members charged in protest at Legislature
The 23 clergy members who were arrested in May for disrupting a session of the Missouri Senate are each now charged with two misdemeanors.
Fri Aug 15, 2014
JC man taken into custody after pursuit in Moniteau Co.
A Jefferson City man was taken into custody after a pursuit that went through Moniteau County and ended in Jefferson City.
KRCG-TV Jefferson City
Man leads police on chase down Highway 50
Police arrested a man for stealing a car and leading them on a high-speed chase on Highway 50 Thursday afternoon.
Thu Aug 14, 2014
KRCG-TV Jefferson City
Four arrested during drug, firearms sweep
Four people are in custody after the Jefferson City SWAT team and the MUSTANG Drug Task Force served search warrants at two residences in the 1000 block of Bueana Vista Street.
Driver sentenced to 30 years for wrong-way crash
A central Missouri man has been sentenced to 30 years in prison for wrong-way, drunken driving crash that killed a woman in Cole County.
Wed Aug 13, 2014
Frog Hollow completion moved back
Cole County Public Works officials said things are going fairly smooth on the project to improve Frog Hollow Road, but crews are behind schedule due to one main issue.
Mon Aug 11, 2014
MUSTANG Drug Task Force investigation leads to arrest in New Bloomfield
The Callaway County Sheriff's Office and MUSTANG Drug Task Force seized about 50 grams of methamphetamine, digital scales and packing material while serving a narcotics-related search warrant for a residence on the 500 block of Redwood Drive.
Sun Aug 10, 2014
KRCG-TV Jefferson City
Parents share safety concerns before school starts
Parents of schoolchildren in Jefferson City are asking motorists to be mindful of children who will be walking to and from school starting Thursday.
BizBeat: Zesto on Broadway to move, rebrand
After 66 years, one of Jefferson City's classic restaurants will be changing its name and moving locations.
Thu Aug 07, 2014
Election reveals continuation of disturbing trends
Cole County voters rejected a proposal to adopt zoning. The proposal would have entrusted the county's governing body, the three-member commission, with implementing a zoning plan that reflected about four years of work by county officials and committees.
Tue Aug 05, 2014
Cole County voters reject zoning
Cole County voters on Tuesday rejected a plan to establish countywide zoning by a vote of 7,391 yes votes and 8,305 no votes.
Mon Aug 04, 2014
Election 2014: Previewing Missouri's biggest races
Amendment 1, the Right to Farm, asks voters to decide if the state constitution should be amended to ensure that the right to Missouri citizens to engage in agricultural production and ranching practices shall not be infringed.
Sun Aug 03, 2014
Current, former county clerks weigh in on nuances of job
Cole County Clerk Marvin Register is retiring at the end of this year after a dozen years in the office and, on Tuesday, Cole County residents will choose one of three Republicans - Patty Bates, Steve Korsmeyer or Rik Combs - to run against Democrat Susan Cook in the Nov. 4 general election, with the winner succeeding Register on Jan. 1. "People ... (more)
Sat Aug 02, 2014
Ham breakfast sells 70 items; one benefits friend's cancer fight
VonKingston Forck, 6, struggles to carry his ham in front of the crowd at Friday's annual Cole County Fair Ham Auction at Farm Bureau.
Thu Jul 31, 2014
Two people injured in accidents at fair
Cole County EMS Supervisor Kevin Wieberg told ABC 17 News one rider was injured during Monday's Motocross event.
Couple ordered to stop sewage discharge
A consent judgment has been reached in regard to a home on Landing Creek Road in Cole County that has been leaking raw sewage into ditches.
Little Mr. and Miss crowned at fair
Jamere "JD" Edwards and Brianna Mae Smith took the top honors in Monday's Little Mr. And Miss Cole County competition.
Wed Jul 30, 2014
Multi-million dollar project aims to ease congestion in Capital City
If you have ever been through the morning or afternoon rush at Stadium and 54, you know how busy and congested that area can get.