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Farmington man dies in single-car crash

A man from Farmington died in a single-vehicle crash Wednesday in Madison County, Mo. The Missouri Highway Patrol identified the victim as Christian R. Ayyagari, 23. Police the crash was at about 11:20 p.m. Wednesday, on Highway 67 north of Highway 72.


All lanes of SB I-55 closed in Ste. Genevieve Co.

STE. GENEVIEVE COUNTY, Mo. (KMOV.com) - All lanes of southbound I-55 are closed in southern Ste. Genevieve County due to an accident. The accident happened near exit 141, close to St. Mary, Mo. sometime around 7:30 p.m. Friday.


Winter weather causes traffic woes throughout Missouri, Kansas

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (KSHB) - The predicted snowfall Friday morning and early afternoon materialized and paralyzed Kansas City’s drivers. As of 1 p.m., several major interstates across the city had been closed.


VIDEO: Massive pileup, including multiple semis, on I-70 near Concordia, Missouri

CONCORDIA, Mo (KMOX) - A massive accident has Interstate 70 completely blocked near Concordia, Missouri. According to Missouri State Highway Patrol, five tractor trailers are involved and the accident is believed to be caused by snowfall.


What Kansas And Missouri Lawmakers Think About Trump's Border Emergency Declaration

For the most part, the reactions of Kansas' and Missouri's congressional delegation to President Donald Trump's emergency declaration Friday fell along party lines. Trump made the declaration Friday when he signed a bipartisan spending bill to keep the government open. The bill allocated only $1.3 b


Boys Wrestling — Class 3 District 1 Tournament

The Pacific Indians placed second and had four individual district champions and seven district medalists at the Class 3 District 1 boys wrestling tournament Friday and Saturday in Farmington.


Missouri city loses power, opens warming shelter

STODDARD COUNTY, MO- The city of Bernie in southeast Missouri has lost power and is opening a warming shelter for residents. The Stoddard County Emergency Management Agency posted this information on its Facebook page Friday night:


Farmington murder suspect found dead in shed as police closed in

FARMINGTON, Mo. (KMOV.com) – A suspect was found dead after a man was fatally shot in Farmington Thursday night. Around 8:30 p.m., the Farmington Police Department received a call for a man shot in the 200 block of South Washington Street. When officers arrived, a 39-year-old Farmington resident was


1 killed in 40-car wreck in Missouri

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (WIBW) According to our Kansas City affiliate WIBW, one person was killed and several injured in a 40-vehicle wreck on a highway east of Kansas City on Friday.


Sheriff’s Office: Hwy. shut down after reported pipe bomb found in Washington Co., MO

POTOSI, MO (KFVS) - The Washington County, Missouri Sheriff’s Office reported a pipe bomb was found and Highway 21 was shut down on Friday, Feb. 8 around 6:30 p.m. It was found north of Simpson Rd. on Highway 21.


Missouri Highway Patrol closes U.S. 60 eastbound after crash near Fordland, Mo.

FORDLAND, Mo. -- The Missouri Highway Patrol is working a crash involving an overturned tanker truck on icy U.S. 60 near Fordland. Troopers responded to the crash shortly before 4 p.m. Troopers closed the eastbound lanes near Burks Street in Fordland. They do not expect to reopen the lanes until aro


Homicide/suicide under investigation in Farmington, MO

FARMINGTON, MO (KFVS) - Farmington Police Department and Missouri State Highway Patrol officials are investigating a homicide/suicide. Police said it happened in the city of Farmington and DeLassus, a township that adjoins Farmington and the western boundary of south Hwy 221.


Gunman killed victim in Farmington, Mo., after dispute over car, then killed self in storage unit

FARMINGTON, Mo. • A man from Farmington, angry about a vehicle he lent someone, drove up next to a man on a street Thursday night and fatally shot him with a rifle at close range, police said.


UPDATE WITH ARREST: Dog bound in duct tape found dumped in Missouri

ST. LOUIS --- A man bound a dog’s legs and mouth with duct tape, then threw it out the window of his vehicle in rural Jefferson County, where a deputy found it in a ditch about 12 hours later, charges say.


Former Missouri drama teacher charged with having sex with a student

WASHBURN, MO (AP) — A former Missouri drama teacher has been charged with having sex with a 16-year-old student at the high school. The Springfield News-Leader reports that 23-year-old Chelsie Leroy, of Washburn, was charged last week with four felonies, including two counts each of second-degree st


Fletcher man hurt in crash on Hwy. H

A man from Fletcher suffered moderate injuries in a two-vehicle traffic accident Thursday (Feb. 7) on Hwy. H west of De Soto. The Missouri State Highway Patrol reported that Thomas Sebastian, 41, of Farmington was driving a 2014 Nissan Frontier west on Hwy. H east of Peter Moore Lane at noon when he


Northeast Missouri woman killed in power takeoff accident on farm

CANTON, Mo. — A northeast Missouri woman is dead as the result of a tragic farm accident. It happened around 4:45 p.m. on Thursday on her farm along Lewis County Route P just southwest of Canton.


Police investigate homicide-suicide in eastern Missouri

FARMINGTON, Mo. (AP) — Authorities say a man fatally shot another man in eastern Missouri and then killed himself about an hour later as police attempted to arrest him. KSDK-TV reports that police responded around 8:30 p.m. to a shooting in Farmington and found a 39-year-old man dead. Police say a w


Humane Society of Missouri rescues 41 dogs and cats from repeat hoarder in Bates County

ST. LOUIS, Mo. – For the third time in eight years, the Humane Society of Missouri’s Animal Cruelty Task Force rescued numerous cats and dogs from a property in Bates County in western Missouri.


Missouri English Teacher Allegedly Admitted She Had Sex with Student

A 23-year-old Missouri teacher resigned earlier this week following her arrest for allegedly having sex with a student. Police allege an unlawful encounter occurred between Jan. 14 and Jan. 21, according to the Joplin Globe.