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Wrongful Death Suit Filed

The family of murder victim Elizabeth Olten has filed a wrongful death suit against her killer and two mental health professionals. Olten’s mother brought the suit against Alyssa Bustamante and two staffers at Pathways Community Behavioral Healthcare. The 9-year old was killed near her St. Martins home and buried in …

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Serious Crash in Miller County

A 22-year old Jefferson City man has been seriously injured in a one vehicle accident in Miller County. He has also been charged with driving while intoxicated. The Highway Patrol says the accident happened just before 6:00 Sunday morning at Starling and Alexander road when Ryan Yeokum ran off the …

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Lake Ozark Considers Legal Deer Hunts

The Lake Ozark Board of Alderman gave the OK Tuesday night to a first reading of an ordinance that would set guidelines for hunting in the city limits. Deer hunting wold be allowed only during Missouri’s archery season. Hunting with firearms and crossbows would not be allowed. The final reading …

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Russellville Man Killed in Crash

A Russellville man is dead and a California woman is seriously injured in a two car crash in Moniteau County. Troopers say 22-year old Gregory Robers crossed the centerline of Highway 87 Sunday and hit 61-year old Joyce Zimmerman head on. Robers care then caught on fire. He died at …

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Water Outage in Jefferson City

A pipe break this morning at the water plant that supplies most of Jefferson City results in the dismissal of most schools in town. The pipe helps draw water from the Missouri River into the Missouri American Water Plant. No word on how long  the outage will last.

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Armed Robbery at Budget Inn

Jefferson City Police are investigating an armed robbery at the Budget Inn on Jefferson Street. The 23 year old victim who is from Memphis, Tennessee  tells police the suspects displayed a gun and took money from him. He says the suspects were a white man and woman. No arrests have been made at this time.

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St. Elizabeth Woman Hurt in Crash

A 43-year old St. Elizabeth woman is recovering from serious injuries following a one vehicle accident Monday night on Highway 52 in Miller County. The Highway Patrol says Misty Smith crossed the center line, ran off the road and hit a tree. She was taken to Capital Region Hospital then …

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Veteran Gets New Home

Missouri disabled veteran Dillon Raube and his wife, Taylor, signed final papers Wednesday to complete a year-long process of purchasing their perfect family home in Linn Creek, Mo, surrounded by all those who helped make the loan possible – a local Realtor team, their mortgage banker and Congressman Blaine Luetkemeyer …

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2 Caught Stealing Truck

Two men are in custody for attempting to steal a truck on Highway 135 in Morgan County. Deputies were called to the area and when they arrived the land owner had one man on the ground at gun point and the other had run off into the woods. The other …

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