Woman is charged with killing lover in Granby
The Newton County sheriff says a 65-year-old woman shot and killed a man who was trying to end their affair. Connie Sanders-Ford, 65, of Fairview, was charged on Monday with first-degree murder and armed criminal action for the death of John Jordon, 58. He was found dead at his home in Granby on Monday.
Sheriff Ken Copeland says Jordon, who was married, was having an affair ...
Missouri lawmakers pass bill to boost agriculture industry
A bill aimed at bolstering Missouri's agricultural industry is headed to the governor. Senators on Tuesday voted unanimously in favor of the measure, which previously was approved 101-48 by the House.
If signed into law by Democratic Gov. Jay Nixon, it would let trucks haul larger loads of cattle and grain at certain times, and would protect livestock farmers from liability if someone is injured on ...
City council approves collective bargaining agreement with Springfield Police Department
Springfield City Council voted to approve a collective bargaining agreement with the Springfield Police Officers’ Association (SPOA), Fraternal Order of the Police Lodge 22 (police union) at a special council meeting at noon, March 31, at the Public Safety Center, 330 W. Scott.
The meeting preceded the regularly scheduled Council Lunch Workshop. The union voted to ratify the agreement on Monday evening.
The full agreement went to ...
Bill designed to benefit Ozarks farmers close to becoming law
A bill aimed at bolstering Missouri's agricultural industry is headed to the governor.
Missouri senators on Tuesday voted unanimously in favor of the measure, which previously was approved 101-48 by the House.
If signed into law by Democratic Gov. Jay Nixon, it would allow trucks to haul larger loads of cattle and grain at certain times, and would protect livestock farmers from liability if someone is injured ...
Affordability becomes obstacle as home prices continue to rise
U.S. home price increases continued to rise at a steady pace in January, as the housing market deals with affordability problems and few properties listed for sale.
Standard & Poor's price index of 20 cities rose 4.6 percent in January compared with 12 months earlier. That is up from growth of 4.4 percent in December.
Few Americans have listed their homes for sale, with the tight inventory ...
Police: Auditor's spokesman wrote 'can't take being unemployed again'
The note left by the Missouri auditor's spokesman before his apparent suicide said "I just can't take being unemployed again."
Jefferson City Police Capt. Doug Shoemaker said Tuesday that the note from Spence Jackson was dated March 27.
Shoemaker also said Jackson died from a single gunshot wound to the head. Jackson was found dead Sunday in his Jefferson City apartment.
His death came about a month after ...