Missouri News

Governor charged with second felony in St. Louis

This is a developing story, check back for updates. Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com and Columbia Missourian Staff Gov. Eric Greitens faces a second felony charge in the city of St. Louis after St. Louis Circuit Attorney Kim Gardner charged him Friday with computer tampering in connection with a donor list his campaign obtained from

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Missouri looks to cut regulations for farmers, legalize hemp

By Brandon R. Hill Columbia Missourian In an effort to empower more rural Missouri farmers, the Department of Agriculture is prepared to eliminate more than 1,200 rules and regulations restricting the agriculture industry in Missouri. Chris Chinn, the director of the Missouri Department of Agriculture, said last week that the department was moving forward with

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All lanes on JB Bridge open after Tuesday shutdown

Pictured above: A photo of the traffic on the bridge just after the shutdown midday Tuesday. All lanes of the Jefferson Barracks Bridge were reopened around 9:30 p.m. Tuesday night, following a 10-hour shutdown caused traffic backups around south county during rush hour. The Missouri Department of Transportation shut down the two left lanes on

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Debate about Greitens’ impeachment, resignation consumes Senate floor

By Annika Merrilees and Kaylin Baylis Columbia Missourian JEFFERSON CITY — Missouri Senate business largely was dominated Thursday by frank discussion of the investigation into Gov. Eric Greitens, and a top Republican lawmaker called for the governor to step down immediately. A House investigative committee released a report Wednesday evening containing witness testimony about Greitens’

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