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University of Missouri Graduate School re-established as academic unit

COLUMBIA, Mo. - - The University of Missouri Graduate school has been re-established as an academic and administrative unit, according to a news release. Latha Ramchand, the executive vice chancellor for academic affairs, said Thursday that the Graduate School will carry out all the responsibilities


Victim of deadly western Missouri I-70 crash identified

OAK GROVE, Mo. - A family still in shock after their 74-year-old matriarch dies in that massive I-70 pileup Friday. The Missouri State Highway Patrol says Linda and James Henderson of Platte City crashed into the rear towed unit of a semi that slid off the side of the road. Mrs. Henderson died from


Fayette man arrested for drug possession

A Fayette man was arrested Wednesday night on suspicion of possession of controlled substances. Daymean Probst, 22, was arrested after being pulled over on Interstate 70 at about 8 p.m. After a deputy smelled marijuana coming from the car, a search turned up 149 grams of marijuana, cocaine and a few


Missouri woman gets prison in fatal abuse of infant son

ST. CHARLES, Mo. — A Missouri mother who did nothing to protect her infant from fatal abuse at the hands of her boyfriend has been sentenced to 21 years in prison. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that 22-year-old Megan Hendricks, of Wentzville, was sentenced Friday. She had pleaded guilty in Aug


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

This story has been updated to include statements from Missouri Sen. Josh Hawley and Rep. Bill Graves. 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.


Man caught with marijuana, cocaine during Boone Co. traffic stop

A Missouri man was caught with various drugs during a traffic stop in Boone County. The Columbia Missourian reports a Boone County Sheriff's deputy pulled over Daymean Probst, 22, of Fayette, Wednesday night on I-70 for a traffic violation.


Viral video shows massive deadly pileup occur in Missouri

A video showing a massive 47-vehicle accident unfolding on a snowy interstate in Kansas City, Mo., was viewed millions of times overnight Friday after it was posted on Twitter.


WPU picks off Eagles for seventh in a row

FAYETTE, Mo. — The Statesmen women’s basketball team took a significant slight by the national raters to heart and took down Central Methodist 70-56 on the road in Heart of America Athletic Conference action Wednesday.


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.


Lawmakers criticize Missouri Department of Revenue over tax calculation error

(Jefferson City) -- A bipartisan Missouri House committee blasted the state Department of Revenue (DOR) on Wednesday in Jefferson City for lack of communication regarding an error that is impacting some people’s taxes. DOR says the inaccurate calculation involves the federal tax deduction.


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


Statesmen rally to clip Eagles’ wings

FAYETTE, Mo. — The William Penn men’s basketball team torched the nets in the second half as it came from behind to knock off Central Methodist 75-66 in Heart of America Athletic Conference play Wednesday.


Boys' basketball: Fayette, 57, New Bloomfield 26

NEW BLOOMFIELD — The Wildcats suffered their sixth straight loss after being outscored by the Falcons 34-12 in the second half of Tuesday night's nonconference contest. New Bloomfield (7-13) owned a slim 6-5 lead after one quarter, but Fayette outscored the Wildcats 18-8 in the second quarter to car


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.


Boone County accident injures two Arkansas residents

BOONE COUNTY, Mo. — A single-vehicle accident in Boone County early Sunday morning left two Arkansas residents injured. According to the crash report from the Missouri State Highway Patrol, a vehicle driven by Tyler S. Baker, 22, or Van Buren, AR was traveling northbound on US – 63 near Dripping Spr


Our wintry weekend claimed three lives across the state of Missouri

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- The Missouri State Highway Patrol reports there have been 729 crashes since a counting period began Friday evening, just as the wintry precipitation was starting to fall.


Georgia man held on drug allegation in Boone County.

BOONE COUNTY, Mo. – A driver from Georgia was jailed in Boone County, after being stopped Saturday afternoon by the Missouri Highway Patrol. arrest report says Kendrick N. Bussard, 25, of Marietta, Ga., had no operators license when he was stopped around 5:40 p.m. yesterday. The report alleges Bussa


Missouri man found guilty in drunken crash death of NWMSU student

MARYVILLE, Mo. — A jury has found a 22-year-old Maryville man guilty of DWI resulting in death for crashing into a bar last year and killing a Northwest Missouri State University student.


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.


Icy conditions cause multiple crashes in Boone County

COLUMBIA, Mo. - Missouri State Highway Patrol is investigating a single-car crash on Highway 63 near Missouri Route 124. Boone County Fire officials at the scene said they saw multiple wrecks early Sunday morning when there was sleet.