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6,000 people expected in downtown Jefferson City for Living Windows

A line of people wait to enter the Missouri Governor’s Mansion in Jefferson City for candlelight tours on December 3, 2021 (file photo courtesy of the governor’s Flickr page) Weather is expected to be perfect for Friday evening’s popular Living Windows event in downtown Jefferson City. Living Windows Committee chair Cara Alexander Stark, the co-owner of Cork and Board, tells …

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Former federal prosecutor considering run for Missouri attorney general in 2024

A former federal prosecutor who’s considering a run for Missouri attorney general says fentanyl is killing far more people than is being reported. Will Scharf has launched a candidate committee for statewide office, signaling a run in 2024. Scharf tells listeners that he expects to make a formal announcement in January. He also served as the policy director for former …

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Collision on Columbia’s East Broadway kills one

Columbia Police say Thursday’s crash on East Broadway at the Hominy Creek trail involved a fatality (December 1, 2022 photo courtesy of CPD Facebook page) Columbia Police have not released the name of the motorist who was killed in Thursday’s vehicle collision near East Broadway and Hominy creek trail. That’s down the hill from the Central Bank branch on Keene. …

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UPDATE: No decision yet on death penalty in Jefferson City murders

Flowers and other memorials such as St. Jude candles were placed outside J. Pfenny’s in downtown Jefferson City, following Saturday morning’s double homicide (November 27, 2022 photo from 939 the Eagle’s Brian Hauswirth) A man charged with killing an employee and a customer inside a busy Jefferson City restaurant and bar will be back in court Monday for a bond …

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UPDATE: Friday arraignment set for Jefferson City manslaughter suspect

23-year-old Joshua Wilbers is charged with involuntary manslaughter and armed criminal action (December 2022 mug shot courtesy of the Cole County Sheriff’s Department) A Cole County man charged with involuntary manslaughter for Sunday’s apparent accidental shooting death of his live-in girlfriend will make his first court appearance Friday morning. Cole County prosecutor Locke Thompson tells 939 the Eagle that 23-year-old Joshua …

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