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Missouri governor: 'no blackmail,' 'no violence' in affair

Missouri governor: 'no blackmail,' 'no violence' in affair

Posted 12:11 PM 1/20/2018 by The Associated Press

JEFFERSON CITY (AP) — Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens said there was no blackmail or threatened violence in an extramarital affair he had in 2015.

In his first interview since acknowledging the affair, the Republican governor told The Associated Press on Saturday that he won't (More)

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CNN reports FBI opened inquiry into Gov. Eric Greitens

CNN reports FBI opened inquiry into Gov. Eric Greitens

Posted 8:19 PM 1/19/2018 by CNN

(CNN) - The FBI recently opened an inquiry into Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens, two US officials told CNN, as he fights an allegation of blackmail and faces calls to resign just a year into his job.

While the FBI has not commented on the existence of any inquiry or formal (More)

1/18/2018

UPDATE: Two men booked into jail for alleged murder plot on Facebook

UPDATE: Two men booked into jail for alleged murder plot on Facebook

Posted 9:58 PM 1/18/2018 by Steve Lambson, News Content Manager and Claire Kopsky, KOMU 8 News Reporter

COLUMBIA - Deputies booked two men into the Boone County Jail on suspicion of various charges, including an apparent plan to kill one of their sets of grandparents.

Prosecutors charged Brian Kelley, 20, and Jared Bears, 19, with conspiracy to commit murder; Kelley faces further (More)

1/17/2018

Highway Patrol talks about alert policies in wake of Hawaii missile scare

Highway Patrol talks about alert policies in wake of Hawaii missile scare

Posted 10:47 PM 1/17/2018 by Justin Kollar, KOMU 8 Reporter

JEFFERSON CITY - The Missouri State Highway Patrol says steps are in place to ensure people here don't get the kind of terrifying alert sent out in Hawaii Saturday.

The alert warned a ballistic missile was on its way and said "this is not a drill."

KOMU 8 News asked the highway (More)

1/18/2018

Macon County Jail torn down

Macon County Jail torn down

Posted 5:18 PM 1/18/2018 by Rob Veno, KOMU 8 Reporter

MACON - Crews tore down a 100-year-old piece of Macon's history Thursday. Four years ago, courts condemned the old Macon County Sheriff's Office and Jail as unsafe, due to structural problems.

The county built a new jail and sheriff's office and moved in the space in (More)

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African American Heritage Trail gets approval from parks department

African American Heritage Trail gets approval from parks department

Posted 9:49 AM 1/19/2018 by Pat Mueller, KOMU 8 Reporter

COLUMBIA - "From the early 1900s to the 1960s, the Sharp End business district was a city within a city for Columbia's black community."

That's the first sentence of a plaque on East Walnut Street (More)

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