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Grundy R-5 Board of Education hires Carrollton man as Principal

The Grundy County R-5 Board of Education has approved hiring a Carrollton man for the seventh through 12th-grade Principal position for the 2019-2020 school year. William Dow was hired during a closed session Wednesday evening. He will replace Randy Huffman, who has been the seventh through 12th-gra


‘A Nana to everyone’: Family mourns Missouri woman killed in massive I-70 pileup

Family members were stunned and in mourning Saturday after they learned it was their matriarch who died Friday in a massive vehicle pileup on an icy Interstate 70 near Oak Grove.


47-car pileup in Missouri leaves at least 1 dead

Whiteout conditions are being blamed for a 47-car pileup in Missouri on Friday. At least one person was killed.


Missouri police investigate after man dies in jail

A Missouri police department is conducting its own administrative investigation following the death of a man in a city jail. Anthony Phillip Garner died on Dec. 19 after officers with the Pleasant Hill Police Department defied their own written policy of removing belts, The Kansas City Star reported


Molestation case concludes in Carroll County

CARROLLTON, MO – A Carrollton man pleaded guilty to reduced charges in a previous molestation case. At a hearing Friday, last week, William R. Grimes, 35, pleaded guilty to a class A misdemeanor, furnishing pornographic materials to a minor. He was previously charged with child molestation, and chil


Winter Weather Advisory issued for much of Missouri

The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for Missouri, except for far southeast Missouri. This system is expected to bring light snow, freezing drizzle and a light glaze of ice Saturday evening until about noon Sunday. Snow totals could range from one to three inches.


Bond lowered for Carroll County burglary suspect

CARROLL COUNTY, Mo. – A burglary suspect was denied a motion for recognizance bond in Carroll County Friday, but he will be allowed to post 10% of a reduced bond. granted a continuation of the formal arraignment of Kyle Lee Case, 29, of Chillicothe, his $20,000 cash only bond was reduced to $5,000 w


729 crashes, 60 injuries and 3 deaths reported across Missouri since Friday morning

ST. LOUIS – Snow started to fall across our area early Friday afternoon and it didn’t take long for the roads to get slick. Since 9 a.m. Friday, the Missouri State Highway Patrol has responded to 729 crashes, 779 stranded drivers, 60 injuries and three deaths.


One person dies in 40 car wreck in western Missouri

OAK GROVE, Mo. - A major highway in western Missouri is back open this morning after a deadly pileup. The Missouri Highway Patrol says that at least one person died in this 40-plus vehicle wreck near Oak Grove. The pile-up forced I-70 to shut down in both directions for several hours.


Deer in 24 states, including Missouri and Illinois, infected with chronic wasting disease

Chronic wasting disease has been detected in wild deer, elk or moose in 24 states, with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention warning hunters to avoid handling or eating potentially infected meat.


Carrollton woman injured after SUV slides off icy road

A resident of Carrollton was injured Tuesday evening when the vehicle she was driving slid off Highway 10, struck a ditch, and overturned. Twenty-seven-year-old Kelsie O’Neal received minor injuries and was transported by a private party to Carroll County Memorial Hospital.


Missouri State Highway Patrol searching for missing person

(KFVS) - The Missouri State Highway Patrol is asking the public for help in locating a missing man. According to the St. Louis Police Department, Edvin Cahic, 26, went missing from 9616 Jesse Dr. at 11:45 a.m. on Feb. 16.


Equipment flow through fire dept is feature of Carrollton meeting

CARROLLTON, MO – Equipment purchases by the Carrollton Fire Department figured in Monday night’s city Council meeting. The Carrollton Council gave tacit approval for modification of a fire department truck, for use as a snowplow. The work required for the transition was found to be costly.


21 animals rescued from Missouri hoarder

BATES COUNTY, Mo. - Take a look at these photos from the Humane Society of Missouri. They rescued 21 dogs and 20 cats from an alleged hoarder in Bates County, Missouri. The animals were found inside of a home that was filled with filthy stacks of crates without access to food or water.


Saturday night’s wintry mix may mean slick roads out-the-door Sunday

ST. LOUIS, Mo. - The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for the St. Louis area as our next weather system arrives overnight bringing a light mix of snow, sleet, and freezing drizzle. The initial precipitation will be mostly snow with some sleet mixing in. That snow will tr


Clay County man killed in Missouri crash

POPLAR BLUFF, MO (KAIT) - A Clay County man was killed and another person was injured Friday in a one-vehicle crash in Southeast Missouri. According to an online crash report from the Missouri State Highway Patrol, Roger S. Trammell of Piggott was a passenger in a 1990 Chevrolet pickup truck that cr


Multiple semitrailers collide forcing crews to shut down WB I-70 in Concordia

CONCORDIA, Mo. -- Westbound I-70 in Concordia, Missouri is shutdown Friday midday due to multiple semitrailers colliding. There is no word on when the highway will reopen. FOX4 is waiting to hear back from authorities on whether there were any injuries.


BREAKING NEWS: Multi-tractor trailer accident confirmed near Concordia

LAFAYETTE COUNTY, Mo. — KMZU has confirmed reports of a large multi vehicle accident on Interstate 70 near Concordia. According to a representative with the Missouri State Highway Patrol, the accident involved 5 tractor trailers and is believed to be caused by the snowfall in the area. I-70 is repor


Registered sex offender in Saline County accepts prison time

SALINE COUNTY, Mo. – A Slater man pleaded guilty Wednesday, in Saline County, to charges of sodomy and failing to register as a sex offender. Larry Wayne Powers, 52, was sentenced to 25 years in prison on the first degree sodomy charge and 4 concurrent years for failing to register. A second charge


Corrections focused on fixing staffing, salaries, safety issues in Missouri prisons

In use for about 168 years, the Missouri State Penitentiary became infamous for executions and for numerous riots. And by the time it was shuttered in 2004, Time Magazine had dubbed it The Bloodiest 47 Acres in America.