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With no end in sight, evacuated family stays close to flooded northwest Missouri home

MOUND CITY — Laura Mutchler is tired of not knowing what is happening in Craig, the northwest Missouri town where she grew up, where she has lived all her life. For nearly 40 years, the 73-year-old has lived in a blue one-story house — “Probably black, now,” she cracked — on Ensworth Street.


University of Missouri Campus Cop Immediately Fired After Admitting He Took Photo as Flavor Flav In Blackface

A cop at the University of Missouri was instantly fired after he admitted he was photographed in blackface as he portrayed Flavor Flav at an undisclosed time before he worked for the school.


Women's NCAA tournament 2019 -- Missouri State scores upset of DePaul

The last time Missouri State won an NCAA tournament game, the Lady Bears ended up in the Women's Final Four. Saturday, the No. 11 seed beat No. 6 DePaul 89-78, giving Missouri State its first NCAA tournament victory since 2001.


LOCAL ROUNDUP: Four Missouri wrestlers bring home medals

Seniors John Erneste (133) and Daniel Lewis (174), junior Jaydin Eierman (141) and true freshman Brock Mauller (149) earned their place finishes at the NCAA Championships on Saturday.


Report: Missouri sophomore Jontay Porter re-tore ACL while rehabbing in Denver

Missouri sophomore Jontay Porter tore his ACL recently while in Denver, according to the Kansas City Star, injuring the same ligament that caused him to miss his entire sophomore season with the Tigers.


Ameren's northwest Missouri wind farm gets approval, but local government says state needs to fix tax structure for utility-owned projects

Wind energy projects are often touted for the job creation and tax revenue boost they can bring to rural areas. So it may come as a surprise to see that, in recent legal filings, local counties voiced opposition and alarm over Ameren’s plans for a wind farm in northwestern Missouri.


Flooding impairs drinking water treatment for Kansas City, Missouri

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (Reuters) - Record flooding along the Missouri River has impaired treatment of drinking supplies in Kansas City, raising health risks for infants, the elderly and others with compromised immune systems, the municipal water service warned on Saturday.


Missouri man accused of lacing co-workers’ drinks with LSD

ARNOLD, Mo. – Authorities continue to investigate after a Missouri rental car agency employee allegedly slipped LSD into his co-workers’ drinks last Thursday. On Monday, Arnold police questioned a 19-year-old Enterprise Rent-A-Car worker accused of spiking the beverages, according to KMOV, but he ha


Missouri River flooding forces evacuation of 7,500 from St. Joseph

ST. JOSEPH, Mo. • Record floodwaters that submerged vast stretches of Nebraska and Iowa farmland along America's longest river reached a new crest on Friday at the waterfront city of St. Joseph, forcing chaotic evacuations of thousands from low-lying areas.


Missouri Governor Declares Emergency, as Corps Monitors River Basin

OMAHA (DTN) -- Iowa's agriculture losses are tabbed at a preliminary $214 million with total flooding losses at about $1.6 billion, according to a request by Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds to President Donald Trump for a major disaster declaration on Thursday.


Missouri River continues to fall after record crest

(ST. JOSEPH, Mo.) After cresting Friday afternoon, the Missouri River in St. Joseph continues to fall and will be below major flood stage by Sunday afternoon. As of 4:30 p.m. Saturday, the river was at 30.59 feet, which is down from the over 32 feet that it was at Friday.


Police: 19-year-old Missouri Enterprise employee spiked co-worker’s water with LSD

ARNOLD, Mo. (KMOV) — Arnold police are investigating an unusual incident that occurred at the Enterprise Rent-A-Car location in Missouri. According to Lt. Clinton Wooldridge, two employees became dizzy and shaky and didn’t know why. The workers were taken to an urgent care center and then transferre


Two adults, two young children dead after crash involving semi and vehicle near Union, Missouri

FRANKLIN COUNTY Mo. - Four people were killed Friday afternoon in an accident on Highway 47 at Forest View Drive near Union. The Missouri State Highway Patrol (MSHP) said the crash involved a semi tractor-trailer and a passenger vehicle.


Four Missouri wrestlers named All-Americans at NCAA Championships

Missouri wrestling continued its strong showing at the second day of the NCAA Championships with four wrestlers earning All-American honors. True freshman No. 4 Brock Mauller (149 pounds), redshirt junior No. 5 Jaydin Eierman (141), and redshirt seniors No. 2 Daniel Lewis (174) and No. 8 John Ernest


Doniphan County officials continue monitoring Missouri River level

(ELWOOD, Ks.)— Doniphan County officials continue to monitor the Missouri River—wanting to see it drop to 29 feet and continue dropping before allowing Elwood residents back into town.


No. 2 Iowa looks to clinch Sweet 16 spot vs. Missouri

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Iowa’s path to the Sweet 16 has never been clearer. If the Hawkeyes play as poorly on Sunday as they did on Friday, that won’t matter. Iowa (27-6) will have home-court advantage and Megan Gustafson, the best player in school history, on its side when it hosts seventh-seeded Mi


Missouri City Man Convicted Of Sex Trafficking 12-Year-Old Girl

HOUSTON – A 33-year-old Missouri City man was sentenced to federal prison on Friday for sex trafficking a 12-year-old girl in July 2017, according to U.S. Attorney Ryan Patrick. Charles LaRue will spend five years in federal prison and the rest of his life on supervised release after his sentence.


Missouri deputy released from hospital after being struck during traffic stop

MONITEAU COUNTY, Mo. — A former Kirksville police officer who is now a sheriff's deputy in Moniteau County, Missouri, continues to recover after being struck by a vehicle during a traffic stop.


Missouri escapes first round of NCAA tournament

IOWA CITY - It took overtime but the Missouri Women's Basketball team snuck past Drake 77-76 in the first round of the NCAA tournament Friday. The Tigers used 21 points from Senior guard Sophie Cunningham and 18 points from Cierra Porter to keep their season alive.


Oakland Raiders: Jon Gruden “loves” Missouri QB Drew Lock

The Oakland Raiders continue to control the 2019 offseason more than any other team. Why? Mostly because they’re the most unpredictable. They already proved that last year when they traded Khalil Mack and Amari Cooper. Then they doubled down so far in 2019 when they traded for Antonio Brown and sign