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Stories with place: Jefferson City
  • Staffer re-hired after senator accused of harassment resigns 
    Updated: Aug-25-15 5:51 pm

    JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri - A Missouri Senate staff member was back at work Tuesday, a month after being fired by a senator who was facing allegations of sexually harassing interns.

  • 2 plead guilty in Missouri to immigration charges 
    Updated: Aug-20-15 4:48 pm

    JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri - Authorities say two people have pleaded guilty in Missouri to charges stemming from a fake marriage concocted to evade immigration laws.

  • Woman pleads to marriage fraud in Missouri 
    Updated: Aug-17-15 2:50 pm

    JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri - A Ukrainian woman has pleaded guilty to taking part in a marriage fraud in order to stay in the U.S.

  • Judge dismisses governor from St. Louis stadium lawsuit 
    Updated: Aug-13-15 9:00 pm

    JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri - A judge in Missouri's capital city dismissed Gov. Jay Nixon from a lawsuit challenging an effort to build a new professional football stadium in St. Louis, and transferred the case on Thursday to a St. Louis court.

  • Blunt: US Senate doesn't have votes to ax Affordable Care 
    Updated: Aug-13-15 5:06 am

    JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri - Missouri's Republican U.S. Sen. Roy Blunt says the Senate doesn't have enough votes to repeal the Affordable Care Act.

  • 3 charged after body found in central Missouri 
    Updated: Aug-12-15 1:38 pm

    JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri - Three central Missouri residents face charges accusing them of moving a body found earlier this week in a wooded area.

  • Jefferson City lawyer pleads guilty to marriage fraud 
    Updated: Aug-05-15 1:38 pm

    JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri - A Jefferson City lawyer has pleaded guilty to charges stemming from accusations that he helped his Ukrainian mistress find a U.S. citizen to marry solely so she could stay in the U.S.

  • Correction: Political Parties-Money story 
    Updated: Aug-02-15 3:20 pm

    JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri - In a story published Aug. 1 about the fundraising of Missouri's political parties, The Associated Press reported erroneously that the Missouri Republican Party had raised only roughly $122,000 as of June 30. The party had about $122,000 raised for its state account, with more raised for its federal account.

  • Sifton drops out of race for Missouri attorney general 
    Updated: Jul-30-15 6:25 pm

    JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri - Democratic state Sen. Scott Sifton said Thursday that he's dropping out of next year's race for Missouri attorney general and instead will seek re-election to the Senate.