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Louisville-area police defend against 'militarization' criticism
Wed, 20 Aug 2014 02:15:59 -0700

 Jefferson County law enforcement agencies have received hundreds of items, from body armor to sleeping bags, through a military surplus program.

Nixon begins withdrawing Missouri National Guard from Ferguson
Thu, 21 Aug 2014 10:56:00 -0700

JEFFERSON CITY   •   Gov. Jay Nixon is withdrawing the Missouri National Guard from Ferguson, his office announced this afternoon.

Key eyewitness in Michael Brown shooting reportedly has warrant out for arrest
Thu, 21 Aug 2014 20:11:06 -0700

Protesters have gathered daily, with some crowds turning violent, since a police officer fatally Michael Brown on Aug. 9.

KCP&L looks to Kansas for wind energy
Wed, 20 Aug 2014 22:41:47 -0700

JEFFERSON CITY – Two Missouri utilities are looking to Kansas companies to help meet carbon dioxide emission targets proposed by a federal agency.In June, the Environmental Protection Agency released a proposal that offered specific emission targets for each state, the first of which would kick in by 2020. The rule is expected to be finalized next year, but lawsuits challenging the regulation ...

1 injured in crash at Graves Co. intersection
Wed, 20 Aug 2014 14:50:37 -0700

One person was injured in a crash on U.S. 45 and KY 408 in Graves County around 8:40 a.m. on August 20.

JC man taken into custody after pursuit in Moniteau Co.
Fri, 15 Aug 2014 09:15:42 -0700

A Jefferson City man was taken into custody after a pursuit that went through Moniteau County and ended in Jefferson City.

3 Carbondale men convicted of crimes at motel
Wed, 20 Aug 2014 14:50:46 -0700

Three men face prison time after being convicted by a Jackson County jury on Wednesday.

Saline Co. man facing gun, drug charges
Wed, 20 Aug 2014 15:50:31 -0700

Saline County Sheriff Keith Brown says a southern Illinois man was arrested following a search warrant on Tuesday.

Sheriff Candidates Weigh In On Armored Vehicle Use
Thu, 21 Aug 2014 14:38:35 -0700

The use of military equipment and vehicles in Ferguson, Missouri has sparked another debate. Should local governments have access to such equipment?

'We'll be here until it's over'; police working long hours during protests
Thu, 21 Aug 2014 15:28:20 -0700

FERGUSON, MO - AUGUST 14: Police officers march with demonstrators protesting the shooting death of teenager Michael Brown on August 14, 2014 in Ferguson, Missouri.