- Lincoln University marks 150 years since founding Updated: Feb-12-16 12:33 pm
JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri - A historically black university in Missouri is celebrating the 150th anniversary of its founding soon after the end of the Civil War.
- Prescription drug database up again in Missouri House Updated: Feb-08-16 3:53 pm
JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri - As opioid overdoses increasingly draw attention in Congress and statehouses across the U.S., Missouri lawmakers are again considering a proposal for a prescription monitoring program that would bring the state in line with all others.
- Probation for Jefferson City man in university lockdown Updated: Feb-07-16 1:44 pm
JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri - A Jefferson City man has been placed on unsupervised probation after he pleaded guilty to charges stemming from a 2014 lockdown at central Missouri campus.
- Missouri defends law capping cities' traffic ticket revenue Updated: Feb-05-16 9:50 pm
JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri - A new Missouri law overhauling the state's municipal courts and police departments violates the separation of powers, defies the state constitution's limits on unfunded mandates and unfairly singles out the St. Louis area, an attorney representing 12 St. Louis County municipalities told a courtroom Friday.
- Missouri APME contest winners Updated: Feb-04-16 10:07 pm
JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri - Missouri 2015 APME News Writing and Photojournalism/Graphics Contest winners:
- Former Jefferson City bank teller sentenced for embezzlement Updated: Feb-03-16 9:42 am
JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri - A former Jefferson City bank teller has been sentenced to 15 months in federal prison for taking $410,000 from the vault.
- 3 sentenced for roles in marriage fraud conspiracies Updated: Jan-26-16 8:31 am
JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri - A Jefferson City attorney was among three people sentenced in two separate marriage fraud conspiracies.
- The Latest: Republicans say spending plan unrealistic Updated: Jan-20-16 10:04 pm
JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri - The latest on developments Wednesday during Gov. Jay Nixon's State of the State address (all times local):
- McCaskill says Missouri needs tighter drug monitoring Updated: Jan-19-16 7:37 pm
JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri - U.S. Sen. Claire McCaskill said Tuesday that Missouri needs more tools to fight opiate abuse, including a prescription drug monitoring program, more specialized treatment centers and better research about average drug use.
- Sen. McCaskill announces hearing on opioid epidemic Updated: Jan-16-16 5:01 am
JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri - Missouri's U.S. Sen. Claire McCaskill is planning a hearing next week on the growing abuse of heroin and prescription painkillers.
- Businessman challenges proposal for tobacco tax amendment Updated: Jan-15-16 6:19 pm
KANSAS CITY, Missouri - A Springfield tobacco dealer filed a lawsuit Friday that challenges a proposed constitutional amendment that would more than quadruple Missouri's lowest-in-the-nation tobacco tax and create new fees on some off-brand cigarettes.
- Man sentenced to 7 years in prison for arson at business Updated: Jan-14-16 9:57 am
JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri - The former owner of a Jefferson City business was sentenced to seven years in prison for starting a fire at the business.
- Missouri jobless aid dependent on constitutional challenge Updated: Jan-13-16 3:07 pm
JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri - The duration of jobless benefits for thousands of unemployed workers could turn on how the state Supreme Court interprets a sentence in the Missouri Constitution regarding vetoed bills.