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Police Officer Shoots, Wounds Woman at Missouri Store

A female shoplifting suspect is hospitalized after being shot by a suburban St. Louis police officer on the parking lot outside a grocery store. St. Louis County police say the shooting happened around 3:30 p.m. Tuesday in Ladue, a well-to-do suburb. When a 37-year-old female officer attempted to ar


3.6 magnitude earthquake shakes Missouri’s boot-heel

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Residents in West Tennessee were jolted from their sleep this morning after a 3.6 magnitude earthquake hit Wednesday morning. Several viewers from Tipton, Lauderdale and Dyers counties called in to tell WREG that they felt the earthquake around 6 a.m. Each of them had a similar stor


Our 5 Favorite Food Instagrams in St. Louis: April 10-16

Every week, we ask our readers to tag food Instagrams with #FeastGram. There are so many drool-inducing Instagrams from chefs, restaurants, foodies and bloggers all over the region that we're rounding up our weekly favorites.


Fullerton, Liberators down Buffalo

Reed Fullerton had a dominant night on the mound as Bolivar High School scored a 10-1 win over Buffalo in five innings Thursday, April 11. Fullerton surrendered just one earned run. He threw eight strikeouts.


NAACP critical after LGBT bullying at Missouri school

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — The NAACP is weighing in after at least one student waved a Confederate battle flag while driving through a southwest high school’s parking lot on a day focused on raising awareness about LGBT bullying. Two posters promoting the Day of Silence event also were ripped down at K


Not guilty of rape: Fair Grove football standout cleared

FAIR GROVE, Mo. -- A former Fair Grove high school football standout whose name was marred by charges of rape-- has now been cleared of the crime. Austin Fodge, 20, was found not guilty of rape by Greene County Judge Calvin Holden.


The Missouri Department of Conservation says, ‘slow down for turtles’

ST. LOUIS, Mo. - The Missouri Department of Conservation is urging drivers to slow down for turtles. Turtles are on the move this time of year and they are at risk of being hit by cars.


Victim of fatal fire in southwestern Missouri identified

BUFFALO, Mo. (AP) - Authorities have identified the man killed in a house fire in rural southwestern Missouri. The blaze broke out Monday night near Buffalo. KYTV reports that the Dallas County Sheriff’s Department has identified the victim as 58-year-old Hulet Wood, who lived alone in the home.


Rt. 17 crash claims life of Missouri man

Larry G. Dollinger, 70, of Kansas City, Mo., died from injuries sustained in a head-on collision on Illinois Route 17 and 10000W Road four miles northeast of Herscher on Tuesday.


Ex-Fair Grove High School Student Found Not Guilty Of Rape

An ex-high school football standout from Fair Grove was found not guilty of rape charges. Greene County Judge Calvin Holden acquitted Austin Fodge from the initial incident that happened two years ago.


Bakery in structurally unsound building being demolished in Lebanon, Mo.

LEBANON, Mo. -- Demolition has started on Wehner's Bakery in Lebanon, Mo. after the building was deemed structurally unsound. "It was an unstable structure," Joe Berkich, Code Administrator/ Building Official with the city of Lebanon, said. "We've had multiple engineers that have looked at the struc


Tim’s Travels: First Missouri Duck Donuts location opening in Chesterfield

CHESTERFIELD, Mo. - Duck Donuts is opening their first Missouri location in Chesterfield on Friday. Tim Ezell was live in Chesterfield with a sneak peek of the new location and a taste of their warm, delicious and made-to-order donuts.


Messenger: Battle against mass incarceration is making a dent in Missouri's prison population

The letter from Dent County Jail contained good news. If you get letters from people in custody — and I get a fair amount — good news is a rarity. People locked up generally have plenty of good reason to complain.


Sheriff's deputies seize meth

The Laclede County Sheriff’s Office, for the second time in a week, has seized more than a pound of methamphetamine. According to a Laclede County Sheriff's Office press releae, the seizue came after just after midnight on Monday when a deputy stopped a car at Highway 32 and OO Highway for an equipm


Fenrir Spirits Plans to Bring a New Craft Distillery to St. Clair, Missouri

Brandon Henderson hopes to bring a new distillery to St. Clair, Missouri. His start-up distillery, Fenrir Spirits, plans to focus primarily on whiskey, including spirits made with both red and yellow corn. Yet Henderson aims to also produce a variety of specialty spirits including everything from ru


Commencement at Missouri S&T is May 17, 18

The first ceremony will be held at 6 p.m. Friday, May 17. During this ceremony, approximately 325 degrees will be presented to graduate and undergraduate candidates in business and management systems, chemistry, computer engineering, economics, electrical engineering, English and technical communica


Missouri Gov. Mike Parson requests federal disaster declaration in response to flooding

(JEFFERSON CITY, Mo.)— Missouri Gov. Mike Parson requested President Donald Trump to approve a major disaster declaration for Missouri Wednesday to provide federal assistance to a total of 13 counties in response to devastating flooding that started on March 11.


No meeting for Marshfield Board of Aldermen

Thursday night's regular meeting of the Marshfield Board of Aldermen has been canceled because there are no agenda items to discuss. The next regular meeting will be on May 9 at 6:30 p.m. in the city building.


Missouri House advances redistricting overhaul proposal

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. - Missouri state representatives advanced a proposal on Tuesday to ask voters if they want to undo newly made changes to the state's redistricting process, among other changes.


North Ward museum to open May 1

The Polk County North Ward Museum will open for the season Wednesday, May 1. Hours are 1 to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday and 1 to 3 p.m. the first and third Saturdays of each month.