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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


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


Stoddard Co. sex offender sentenced to life in prison

BLOOMFIELD, MO (KFVS) - A man found guilty by jury of statutory rape has learned his fate. David Madsen was sentenced in Stoddard County to life in prison on Monday, April 22 by Judge Robert Nayer.


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.


Authorities asking for public help in finding missing Dexter woman

DEXTER, Mo. -- Authorities continue to search for a Dexter woman who has been missing for a week. According to detective Cory Mills with the Dexter Police Department, Crystal Marie Brown-Hart was last seen April 9 in the Dexter and Poplar Bluff, Missouri, areas. Brown-Hart's family made a missing pe


Fires at Missouri city hall, police station, ex-mayor's home have some suspecting cover-up, others hate crime

Shortly after Tyus Byrd ended her tenure as mayor and swore in a new leader for Parma, Missouri -- the politician who had bested Byrd in the election -- fires broke out at Byrd's home, the city's police station and city hall.


Missouri State Highway Patrol Arrests (April 14-20)

The Missouri State Highway Patrol reported the following arrests in Ste. Genevieve County or involving county residents from April 14 through April 20:. Troy W. Crader, 50, male, of Homosassa, Florida, was arrested at 7:46 p.m. on April 19 in Ste. Genevieve County for a parole violation from the Tex


Person wanted after placing skimming device on Dexter ATM

DEXTER, MO (KFVS) - Dexter police are looking for a person of interest in connection to putting a skimming device on an ATM machine. A bank notified police on Thursday, April 18. It was learned that the device was put on and removed from the machine on April 3.


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.


House window broken by gunshot

Police are investigating shots fired that broke the window of a residence late Sunday in Sikeston. At about 9:50 p.m., officers with Sikeston Department of Public Safety received a report of shots fired in the area of the 300 block of Magnolia. Capt. Austin Henley says they found a residence in the


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.


Changes could be coming for short-term medical care policies in Missouri

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo – Senators heard testimony on Wednesday on a bill that would allow short-term major medical policies to be exempt from certain coverage mandates, including HIV, diabetes, clinical trials and mental health treatment.


Female suspected of shoplifting wanted by Poplar Bluff Police

POPLAR BLUFF, MO (KFVS) - Poplar Bluff, Missouri police are asking for the public’s help identifying a woman suspected of shoplifting. According to police, the incident happened at Academy Sports on January 5.


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


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.


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


Marble Hill man accused of stealing camper trailer

MARBLE HILL, MO (KFVS) - A Bollinger County man is facing stealing charges after a camper trailer went missing on Easter Sunday, April 21, 2019. According to Police Chief Marc Tragesser, the suspect’s vehicle was spotted after an investigation and Rickey Childers of Marble Hill, Mo. was arrested for


Fires and Mystery Roil a Small Missouri City as It Changes Guard

A mystery is gripping Parma, Mo., a tiny agricultural city of about 700 people in the southeast corner of the state, with a convenience store, a restaurant and some farm-related businesses at its center.


3.6M earthquake felt in areas across the Heartland

TENNESSEE (KFVS) - An earthquake shook homes in Tennessee early Wednesday morning. It happened around 5:56 a.m. according to officials with the United States Geological Survey.


Special election in parts of southwest Missouri set for Nov. 5th

MISSOURI - Some southwest Missouri voters will have an extra race to decide later this year. Governor Mike Parson has set a November election date to fill the vacant seat in the 158th district of the House.