Missouri General News

Any news stories that do not fit in State Political News, Entertainment, Sports or Real Estate.

Missouri News: Columbia Police investigating shots fired in the 2900 block of Leeway Drive on Dec. 11

COLUMBIA, MO – Columbia Police responded to a report of shots fired in the 2900 block of Leeway Drive on Dec. 11 at approximately 10:20 a.m.  During the investigation, officers found five shell casings.  There were no injuries reported.  Investigators found minor damage to two of the surrounding apartment buildings. The suspect vehicle is described … Continue reading Missouri News: Columbia Police investigating shots fired in the 2900 block of Leeway Drive on Dec. 11

Missouri News: Warren County Doctor, Dr. Philip Dean, Sentenced to 40 Months Imprisonment for Illegallly Distributing Opioids and Medicare Fraud

St. Louis, MO – Dr. Philip Dean, 62, a resident of Warren County, Missouri, was sentenced today to 40 months of imprisonment and ordered to pay restitution to the Medicare and Medicaid programs in the amount of $312,377.  Dr. Dean previously pled guilty to two felony charges, illegally distributing opiate medications and making a false … Continue reading Missouri News: Warren County Doctor, Dr. Philip Dean, Sentenced to 40 Months Imprisonment for Illegallly Distributing Opioids and Medicare Fraud

Missouri News: St. Louis City, Federal Government to Hold Ceremony to Celebrate Transfer of Land for Next NGA West Site

December 13th Signing Ceremony “Kicks off the next step in our shared mission with the NGA,” says Mayor Krewson ST. LOUIS, MO – St. Louis Mayor Lyda Krewson, NGA Director Robert Cardillo, and Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Air Force Richard Hartley will be joined by Missouri Governor Mike Parson, Senator Roy Blunt, U.S. … Continue reading Missouri News: St. Louis City, Federal Government to Hold Ceremony to Celebrate Transfer of Land for Next NGA West Site

St. Louis News: Saint Louis Zoo Conservation Award Goes To Onnie Byers, Chair of Conservation Planning Specialist Group

ST. LOUIS, MO – The Saint Louis Zoo announced its 2018 Conservation Award and three other Saint Louis Zoo Awards at its 27th annual Marlin Perkins Society Celebration on Nov. 14.  The Marlin Perkins Society has grown from 48 to more than 1,100 members over the past 27 years and has generated over $27 million … Continue reading St. Louis News: Saint Louis Zoo Conservation Award Goes To Onnie Byers, Chair of Conservation Planning Specialist Group

Missouri News: Former Barry County Man, Michael Douglas Peterson, Sentenced to 17 Years for Traveling to Tennessee for Illicit Sex with a Minor

SPRINGFIELD, MO – A former Barry County, Missouri man has been sentenced in federal court for traveling from Missouri to Tennessee to engage in an illicit sexual relationship with a 15-year-old victim, who became pregnant and bore his child. Michael Douglas Peterson, 35, of Morristown, TN was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Roseann Ketchmark on … Continue reading Missouri News: Former Barry County Man, Michael Douglas Peterson, Sentenced to 17 Years for Traveling to Tennessee for Illicit Sex with a Minor

Missouri News: KC-Area Man, Seneca Harrison, Convicted Of Illegal Firearm

KANSAS CITY, MO – A Kansas City, Missouri area man was found guilty at the conclusion of a bench trial today of illegally possessing a firearm. Seneca Harrison, 36, was found guilty of being a felon in possession of a firearm.  Harrison was in possession of a loaded Maverick by Mossberg 12-gauge pump action pistol … Continue reading Missouri News: KC-Area Man, Seneca Harrison, Convicted Of Illegal Firearm

Missouri Lottery News: Hollister Woman, Amanda Rodriguez, Wins $500,000 in Car Wash

JEFFERSON CITY, MO – Amanda Rodriguez was feeling “pretty excited” when she came into the Missouri Lottery office in Springfield to claim a $500,000 top prize on the new holiday Scratchers game, “Money Tree.” “My kids always enjoy a car wash, but (playing Scratchers) gives me something to do, too.  I usually always get the … Continue reading Missouri Lottery News: Hollister Woman, Amanda Rodriguez, Wins $500,000 in Car Wash

Columbia Missouri News: Commercial Structure Fire on Towne Drive

COLUMBIA, MO – The Columbia Fire Department was dispatched to a commercial structure fire at 1623 Towne Drive on Sunday, December 9, 2018 at 8:26 pm. The first unit arrived less than four minutes later and observed no smoke or fire coming from a three story apartment building.  The occupants had evacuated and advised there … Continue reading Columbia Missouri News: Commercial Structure Fire on Towne Drive