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News in Jefferson County, Missouri

Disease tracker
Wed, 27 Aug 2014 22:00:00 -0700

Illinois reported its second case of West Nile virus this week. In Missouri, mosquitoes carrying the disease were discovered in Jefferson County. August is typically the busiest month for West Nile activity.

UPDATE: Kander to Conduct Recount in Right to Farm Vote
Tue, 26 Aug 2014 09:23:11 -0700

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- Missouri Secretary of State announced Tuesday his office will conduct a recount of the statewide vote on Constitutional Amendment 1 from the August ballot.  The amendment, known as the Right to Farm amendment, passed by only 2,500 votes statewide.  Nearly a million votes were cast. Kander certified the results of the August primary Monday.  Almost immediately, opponents of ...

Are Missouri's Medicaid enrollment problems getting worse?
Wed, 27 Aug 2014 05:30:00 -0700

Still difficult to process recipients for Medicaid, food stamps.

Law groups back child sex abuse amendment
Tue, 26 Aug 2014 22:27:29 -0700

JEFFERSON CITY — Missouri law enforcement groups are teaming up in support of a proposed constitutional amendment that they said Tuesday could make it easier to gain convictions or guilty pleas in child sexual abuse cases.The November ballot proposal known as Constitutional Amendment 2 would create an exception to the general prohibition against using evidence of past crimes against defendants ...

Prosecutors, Law Enforcement Groups Back Proposed Child Sex Abuse Amendment
Tue, 26 Aug 2014 15:08:09 -0700

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- Judges would be allowed to decide whether juries would hear evidence of previous criminal acts in cases of sex crimes against minors, if voters approve Amendment 2 on the November ballot. Proponents say that would bring Missouri law in line with the standard used by federal courts and other states. Platte County Prosecutor Eric Zahnd is the Co-Chairman of the campaign ...

Missouri prisoner beaten to death by cellmate
Tue, 26 Aug 2014 11:40:20 -0700

An inmate at the Jefferson City Correctional Center has succumbed to injuries he sustained during a beating by his cellmate on Aug. 9, according to the Cole County Sheriff.

Recount requested on Missouri right to farm
Mon, 25 Aug 2014 15:16:52 -0700

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Election officials across Missouri will conduct a recount of the narrow passage of a constitutional amendment creating a right to farm, as opponents of the measure seek to reverse the results.

Mall employee chases suspects to their car
Mon, 25 Aug 2014 20:35:49 -0700

Police in Cape Girardeau, Missouri are still searching for two suspects believed to have stolen things from West Park Mall over the weekend.

Hazelwood Journalism Teacher Named Missouri Teacher of the Year
Wed, 27 Aug 2014 06:09:14 -0700

Every district in Missouri is eligible to submit an application for a teacher on staff for consideration for Missouri’s Teacher of the Year program.

Missouri inmate dies after being beaten
Tue, 26 Aug 2014 12:20:00 -0700

JEFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — A Missouri inmate has died after being beaten by his cellmate at the Jefferson City Correctional Center.