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Churchill statue temporarily removed for conservation

Jun. 19, 2020 10:48 AM EDT

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — A statue of Winston Churchill has been temporarily removed from a Missouri museum honoring the famed British wartime prime minister so it can be cleaned and protected from construction. The Jefferson City News-Tribune reports that the statue was taken down Wednesday from the...

Missouri police chief on leave over inflammatory posts

Jun. 13, 2020 10:59 PM EDT

AUXVASSE, Mo. (AP) — A rural Missouri police chief has been placed on leave over inflammatory Facebook posts about protests over the death of George Floyd. Keven Suedmeyer, the police chief in Auxvasse, about 35 miles northeast of Jefferson City, was placed on administrative leave pending the outcome of an...

2 charged after Fulton officer injured during car chase

May. 20, 2020 11:11 AM EDT

FULTON, Mo. (AP) — A man and woman have been charged after a police pursuit and a 13-hour search by authorities in central Missouri. Drew Pierce, 31, of Lincoln, Nebraska, and Ronnie Lloyd, 31, of Fulton, were being held in Callaway County after their arrest Tuesday. Pierce, who is also wanted in Nebraska...