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Police: Jackson Died of Apparent Self-Inflicted Gunshot
Mon, 30 Mar 2015 10:18:56 -0700

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- Police in Jefferson City, Missouri confirm a spokesman for the Missouri Auditor's office was found dead of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound Sunday night. Spence Jackson, 44, was found in his apartment in the 900 block of Southwest Boulevard in Jefferson City about 7:00 pm Sunday, after Jackson's mother asked police to check on him. Police held a news conference ...

Auditor's Office Staffer from Ozarks Remembers Schweich, Jackson
Mon, 30 Mar 2015 20:04:04 -0700

Normal 0 false false false EN-US X-NONE X-NONE MicrosoftInternetExplorer4 JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Missouri politicians mourned Monday the second apparent suicide in the state auditor’s office in the span of about a month. Last month, Republican State Auditor Tom Schweich took his own life at his Clayton home. Around 7 p.m. Sunday, Jefferson City officers found Communications Director Spence ...

Spokesman for late state auditor found dead
Mon, 30 Mar 2015 19:26:46 -0700

Veteran Missouri state official Spence Jackson, who was media director for the late state auditor Tom Schweich, was found dead Sunday.

Tom Schweich spokesperson Spence Jackson found dead
Mon, 30 Mar 2015 03:21:17 -0700

JEFFERSON CITY, MO (KTVI)- Multiple media outlets, including our partners at the St. Louis Post- Dispatch, are reporting that Spence Jackson, media director for former Missouri Auditor Tom Schweich, has been found dead in his Jefferson City apartment. Sources say his death is being investigated as a suicide. Jackson’s death comes about one month after […]

A month after Mo. auditor’s suicide, media director takes his life
Mon, 30 Mar 2015 05:11:02 -0700

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Spence Jackson, 44, media director for former Missouri Auditor Tom Schweich, was found dead inside of his Jefferson City apartment. Police reported that Jackson’s death is being investigated as a suicide. There were no signs of forced entry or struggle, according to police. Jefferson City police said that Jackson’s body was found in […]

5 area residents hurt in trio of accidents
Wed, 25 Mar 2015 21:22:59 -0700

Three Jefferson City residents were treated for injuries after a two-vehicle crash Tuesday afternoon in Moniteau County.

Heartland road projects for 4/1
Tue, 31 Mar 2015 12:37:48 -0700

Here is a list of some road projects from around the Heartland.

Politicians Issue Statements About Murders in Tyrone
Sun, 08 Mar 2015 10:33:24 -0700

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- From the governor of Missouri to Washington DC politicians, reaction is coming in from state leaders to the murders in Tyrone, Missouri. The following statements have been issued by respective offices: Gov. Nixon issues statement regarding shooting deaths in Texas County JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. - Gov. Jay Nixon released the following statement regarding the shooting deaths in ...

Heartland road projects for 3/31
Mon, 30 Mar 2015 12:52:40 -0700

Here is a list of some road projects from around the Heartland.

Pizza delivery driver shot, suspect throws explosive devices during police chase
Sat, 14 Mar 2015 09:53:17 -0700

JEFFERSON COUNTY, MO (KTVI)- ATF investigators along with police from Jefferson County, St. Louis City, and St. Louis County are on the scene in a Arnold-area mobile home park after what authorities say was a pizza delivery gone wrong. Lt. John Dolan with the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Department says that around 9:30pm Friday, a would-be […]