The Housing Authority of Jefferson City announced Monday that a public hearing will be held on Sept. 5 to give a landowner the opportunity to prove that she should retain ownership of two properties. However, the owner has a history of allowing weather, animals and squatters to take advantage of her unattended properties.
An administrative hearing was held at the Columbia City Hall Friday morning to determine if a Columbia property is to be considered a public nuisance.
A fire at a home in Mexico caused significant damage, and the Mexico Department of Public Safety said it was caused by the reckless disposal of smoking material.
ABC 17 News told you last week that a man failed to show up to his court hearing to explain the poor condition of his home. John Belaka has faced many hearings over what the city calls a rundown and dangerous property.