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Police: 2 guitars taken during burglary at church in Dexter, MO

DEXTER, MO (KFVS) - Officials with the Dexter Police Department are looking for items stolen from a church in town. According to Detective Cory Mills, officers responded to a call about a burglary on Friday, Feb. 15.


MISSOURIAN ROUNDUP: Oran, Oak Ridge reach title game of district tourney

Chaffee8221013--53 ORAN (83) -- Jacob Shoemaker 30, Langdon Scheeter 15, Tyson Goodale 18, Ty Johnson 12, Todd Priggel 8. FG 32, FT 11-18, F 14 (3-pointers: Shoemaker 6, Scheeter, Johnson. Fouled out: none)


1 person found dead after crews responded to vehicle in New Madrid Co., MO ditch

NEW MADRID COUNTY, MO (KFVS) - According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol (MSHP), a vehicle was in a water filled ditch off of Highway 80 near Matthews, Missouri. MSHP Sgt. Clark Parrott said Homeland Security recovered 1 subject dead.


A miscalculation in the Missouri tax table is going to cost some taxpayers this tax season

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – The Special Committee on Government Oversight heard testimony on Wednesday from Director of Revenue, Joel Walters, on a 15-year-old miscalculation in the state’s tax table and how it is going to impact Missouri taxpayers.


Missouri legislature’s bill to eliminate vehicle inspections advances

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Missouri lawmakers advanced a proposal Wednesday night to get rid of state-required vehicle inspections. Currently inspections are required for vehicles more than five years old. They cost about $12 and check the vehicle identification number and odometer reading. For safety, insp


Defending champion Dexter girls basketball receives top seed for district tournament

Defending champion Dexter was named the top seed for the Class 4 District 1 girls basketball tournament that begins Saturday, Feb. 23 at Cape Central High School. Notre Dame drew the No., 2 seed and both teams received first-round byes.


Missouri man charged with infecting woman with HIV

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — A Missouri man has been charged with infecting a woman with HIV and then offering her money to not cooperate with law enforcement. The Springfield News-Leader reports that charging documents say 36-year-old Marcus Price didn't tell a woman he had tested positive for HIV befor


Train derailment, storm damage reported across Stoddard Co., MO

DEXTER, Mo. (KFVS) - Stoddard County, Missouri Sheriff Carl Hefner reports heavy damage due to weather in the area. Trees are lying across roads and power lines are down according to the sheriff.


Kansas man arrested after alleged DUI crash in NW Missouri

DAVIESS COUNTY, MO — A Kansas man was arrested following a two vehicle crash just after 6:30p.m. Wednesday in Daviess County. The Missouri State Highway Patrol reported a 2011 Chevy Silverado driven by Edgar D. Jamie, 32, McPherson, was northbound on Interstate 35 four miles north of Winston.


'Political grandstanding': Missouri governor criticizes lawmaker scrutiny of tax problems

JEFFERSON CITY • After spending months casting himself as the opposite of his predecessor when it comes to relations with state lawmakers, Gov. Mike Parson took the gloves off Wednesday.


Fire damages Sikeston, MO home

SIKESTON, MO (KFVS) - Emergency crews were called to a house fire on the 1000 block of Applegate St. in Sikeston, Missouri. Firefighters were called to the home at 1:51 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 21.


1 of 2 men sought in Poplar Bluff shooting arrested

POPLAR BLUFF, MO (KFVS) - One of the two men of interest wanted by authorities in connection with a shooting in Poplar Bluff on Saturday, Feb. 16 has been arrested. According to Poplar Bluff Police Department, Michael Melvin was arrested at 4 a.m. in Ripley County, Missouri on Thursday, Feb. 21.


New jobs coming to Nestlé Purina factory in Bloomfield, MO

BLOOMFIELD, MO (KFVS) - The Purina factory located in Bloomfield, Missouri is expanding and with it comes new jobs for people in the area. On Thursday, Feb. 21, Nestlé Purina announced the expansion of the factory where Tidy Cats brand cat litter is made.


Missouri parents grieve for sons murdered six months apart

ST. LOUIS -- A Missouri family is grieving the murders of their two teenage sons within the last six months. Angel Mays described her sons Kelvon Phillips and Kelvin Phillips Jr. as inseparable.


Missouri’s Cassville: The Midwest’s Trout Capital

Trout season is coming. And that’s a big deal in the city of Cassville, nestled deep in the Southwest corner of Missouri. The snowflakes of winter are replaced with banners welcoming fishermen to downtown Cassville each year in late February. One annual tradition is the coffee mug the local Chamber


Officer-involved shooting in SE Missouri under investigation

CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. – The Missouri State Highway Patrol is investigating the officer-involved shooting of a suspect in Cape Girardeau. Police were called to a domestic incident Tuesday night. Patrol Sgt. Clark Parrott says arriving officers found an armed man identified as 56-year-old Hubert Ray sta


Marijuana brick worth $3K found in Missouri donation bin

SPRINGFIELD, MO (AP) -- Big Brothers Big Sisters is hoping that some good can come from the cellophane-wrapped marijuana brick that was dropped in a Springfield donation bin. The Springfield News-Leader reports that responding officers estimated that the pot had a street value of $3,000. Big Brother


Bill to ban fetal heartbeat abortion in Missouri goes to House next

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – The bill to ban fetal heartbeat abortion will go to the Missouri House next. The rules committee met Thursday morning. HB 126 would require the use of a fetal heartbeat detection test prior to an abortion and prohibits an abortion if a fetal heartbeat is detected.


Missouri Weekly Fuel Update and Outlook

MISSOURI, Feb. 18 –– Gasoline prices in Missouri have risen 8.4 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.04/g yesterday, according to GasBuddy’s daily survey of 3,940 stations in Missouri. This compares with the national average that has increased 3.0 cents per gallon versus last week to $2.3


Fire destroys Missouri home where homicide had been reported

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – Authorities are investigating a fire that destroyed a Springfield home where a homicide was reported earlier this month. The Springfield News-Leader reports that 45-year-old David Edwards was found stabbed to death on Feb. 1 in the home where the blaze started Monday. No arrests h