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Mueller Report exposes a fake Twitter account with a Missouri twist

WASHINGTON • It had a Midwestern-sounding handle, @MissouriNewsUS, and it posted tweets during the 2016 presidential campaign favorable to Democratic candidate Bernie Sanders, and critical of eventual nominee Hillary Clinton.


Shawn Parcells says he will move to Missouri, continue working

SHAWNEE COUNTY, KS (KCTV) -- The man who has the been the focus of a relentless KCTV5 News investigation into botched autopsies remains shut down in Kansas, but Shawn Parcells has a backup plan and you may not like it.


Nevada resident runs for US president

NEVADA - A southwest Missouri man is among the field of more than 600 people who have filed to run for president next year. Nevada resident Robert Smith is one of eighty-four people who have filed to run on the Republican ticket next year. Smith's campaign slogan is "The Working Class Representing t


Fire heavily damages new Missouri ambulance district building

FULTON, Mo. (AP) — Fire officials have determined that a blaze that heavily damaged a central Missouri ambulance district headquarters that was under construction was accidental.


Few details emerge after mysterious fires light up Missouri Bootheel town

It is still unclear why the city hall and the former mayor's house in the small town of Parma, Mo., caught fire earlier this week — soon after a new mayor took office. The fires, which authorities suspect were set intentionally, also occurred as the state was preparing to audit the city in the state


$2,000 reward offered in arson case

NEVADA, Mo. - A string of arson cases in Southwest Missouri pushes victims to offer a $2,000 reward for information leading to an arrest. The Vernon County Sheriff’s Office and Nevada Police Department are currently investigating two house fires as arson.


BAD ALLERGIES: Highest pollen count in years takes place in Missouri

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Despite his allergies, Paul Lewis is taking a stroll at Nathaniel Greene Park. He says he isn't the only one to suffer from mother nature. "Several of my colleagues at work, and then also my family has been experiencing a heavy amount of runny nose, coughing, some sneezing, thing


Community concerned over jail on Missouri School for the Deaf campus

FULTON — A building on the Missouri School for the Deaf's campus may become the new location of a county jail. Community members met Friday at William Woods University to discuss the proposed location for the new Callaway County Jail. The proposed site is at Rice Hall on State Street near the edge o


Saving prairie chickens in Missouri

ST. CLAIR COUNTY, Mo. -- During the early morning hours on Missouri's grasslands, the sounds of nature can be heard. The boom and cackle of the great prairie chicken stand out from the rest.


Des Moines attorney disbarred in Missouri after license revoked in Iowa

JEFFERSON CITY – Des Moines, Iowa attorney Sandra E. Suarez has been disbarred following an April 17 Missouri Supreme Court order after her license was revoked in Iowa over allegations that included misappropriation and trust account issues.


Missouri ‘Shark Tank’ winner redefines the U.S. meat industry

ST. LOUIS – Lucinda Cramsey, Missouri-based farmer turned "Shark Tank" entrepreneur, joins us to promote her meat subscription service, Moink. More than 80 percent of the meat industry is controlled by four companies, but Cramsey is out to change that. Her inspiration came from a desire to help supp


Missouri Department of Natural Resources hosts 25th annual Earth Day celebration

JEFFERSON CITY, MO (KFVS) - More than 1,000 children from schools across Missouri will visit Jefferson City next week to join in the 2019 Earth Day celebration. This year marks the 25th anniversary of the department’s annual event.


Accused assailant in Vernon County shooting ordered to stand trial

NEVADA, Mo. — A 19-year-old Nevada man has been ordered to stand trial on first-degree assault and theft charges stemming from an incident Feb. 25 near Deerfield in which an older man was shot in the arm.


Thieves swipe 'irreplaceable' vintage guitars from Harrisonville store

HARRISONVILLE, Mo. — Police are searching for a group of suspects who allegedly broke into a Harrisonville business and stole several vintage guitars from the store in broad daylight.


This week in the Republican

Stockton R-I schools have again received an AA classification for the 1968-69 school year by the state Department of Education. However, as education becomes more important, the state department stresses more improvements and needs to meet all state requirements and to maintain the AA classification


Tigers baseball win the weekend

The Tiger’s ended their week winning games against Harrisonville and North Kansas City. On Thursday, April 11, the boys made the trip to Harrisonville, ending the game with a score of 12-6.


Cass will have 28 homes in Parade this year

Cass County will have 28 homes by 19 builders available for walk-through tours as a part of the Spring Parade of Homes. The event, which takes place throughout the Kansas City metro area, runs April 27 to May 12.


230 cross finish line in annual 5k

WARRENSBURG — The seventh annual Blaine Whitworth Go Big or Go Home 5k Race and Walk April 6 raised more than $26,000. The annual race is organized by Dianne and Barry Whitworth in memory of their son, Blaine Whitworth, who was killed Sept. 1, 2011.


Henry County Honor Coalition plants seeds to grow a better community

CLINTON, Mo. — The Henry County Honor Coalition is honoring the fallen by impacting the future. "It was a cry from the community in what we can do to be more active in helping the community become a better, more safe place," said Thom Knott, Executive Director of Henry County Honor Coalition.


Pressure Builds On Kansas Community College Over Football Player's Death

It has been eight months since 19-year-old Braeden Bradforth collapsed and died after a football workout at Garden City Community College (GCCC). Since then, the college has said little about the teen's death from exertional heat stroke after a grueling practice.