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UPDATED: UM president resigns amid criticism of handling of racial issues

University of Missouri System president resigns amid criticism of handling of racial issues.

Police shooting ruled justified, defendant charged

Department were serving an outstanding arrest warrant on Nicholas R. Rodriguez. Rodriguez was charged on Tuesday, Sept. 22, with Class C Felony second degree assault of a law enforcement officer, punishable by up to seven years in prison.

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Two seriously injured on Highway 50

Accident on Tuesday afternoon calls for the Staff for Life

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Woman shot at Hy-Vee

Jefferson City police responded to the Hy-Vee parking lot early this afternoon after a woman was shot.

Callaway nuclear plant shut down after 'non-emergency' leak

The Ameren Corp. nuclear power plant in central Missouri was shut down for the second time in eight months Thursday after a "non-emergency" leak was found in the reaction control system.

Body found in Missouri River

Man's body believed to be the same as officials searched for near Rocheport Monday night.

Bateman pleads guilty to first degree murder

A man accused of shooting and killing his son-in-law at a residence in California on Sept. 3, 2014, was sentenced to life in prison without parole after entering a plea of guilty to first degree murder Friday, March 13, in Moniteau County Circuit Court. Donald L. Bateman, 68, was remanded into custody to begin serving his term.

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Explosion at Taylor's Tire brings Staff for Life to California

Staff for life lands in California Tuesday afternoon.

Gov. Nixon to call special legislative session

To fund Ferguson-related security response

Gov. Jay Nixon has announced he will call a special session of the Missouri General Assembly to provide critical funding for the ongoing operations of the Missouri National Guard and the Missouri State Highway Patrol in Ferguson and the St. Louis region.

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Healea to be arraigned Dec. 2

Healea charged with four counts of felony second degree assault.

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Missouri high school football for Sept. 12, 2014

Check here for high school football scores from around Missouri for Friday, Sept. 12, 2014.

Human remains discovered in Moniteau County identified

Authorities said Monday that the human remains found in rural Moniteau County on Aug. 9 were identified as Cody Odean Thirlwall, 32, Jefferson City.

Area primary election results

From voting on Aug. 5, 2014

Results from Aug. 5, 2014 voting on primary contests and ballot issues.

California Woman Spells Out $50,000 Win

Karen Kirchoff purchased a “5X Crossword” ticket at Mr. G’s Liquor, 306 Buchannan St. in California, that revealed the top prize of $50,000.

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California Fire Department responds to 302 South Hodges Friday

Smoke engulfs home at 302 S. Hodges