With the focus on the pandemic and the one year anniversary of the mid Missouri tornado…getting lost may be the late March hail storm. With more than 800 structures damaged in Jefferson City alone, City planning director Sonny Sanders says that storm did more damage money-wise than the May 2…

In the months since the tornado…it’s been full speed ahead for the area’s social service agencies…helping victims of the storm with everything from clothes to rent to shelter. Salvation Army Captain Justin Windell had not yet moved to Jefferson City when the tornado hit, but he and his agenc…

He’d seen it all before…all too often…and as he looked south from his office on Southridge Drive in Jefferson City…Bill Farr…Cole County’s former emergency management director…knew that a damaging tornado was on its way to Jefferson City.

It’s been a hard year since that night of May 22nd…when time stood still for many Jefferson Citians…experiencing the first damaging tornado in the city’s recorded history.

Governor Parson spends the morning doling out bad news about the state budget to state college and university presidents…including Lincoln University and MU. The governor says unless the federal government steps in…the financial picture for Missouri going into the next fiscal year is grim.

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UPDATE:  Court records state Bennett approached the woman's car, asking for a ride.  Since the victim didn't know Bennett, she declined.  That's allegedly when Bennett stabbed the woman twice with a serrated knife, then fled into Sam's Club where police found her.

It’s a big step in a long process. The Missouri General assembly last week gave final approval to a bill that will give the fledgling Heartland Port Authority the land it needs to build a port on the Missouri River. The land acquisition was a two year process to get the state to hand over th…

If Governor Parson signs the bill into law…there will be a new way to vote in the upcoming August and November elections. Legislation that passed the General Assembly Friday in the closing hours will allow vote by mail in Missouri. Instead of having to come up with an excuse for not making i…