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Shawn Parcells says he will move to Missouri, continue working

SHAWNEE COUNTY, KS (KCTV) -- The man who has the been the focus of a relentless KCTV5 News investigation into botched autopsies remains shut down in Kansas, but Shawn Parcells has a backup plan and you may not like it.


Federal felon arrested in Randolph County

RANDOLPH COUNTY, Mo. - - A man with two United States extradition felony warrants for his arrest was taken into custody in Randolph County Friday. The Moberly Police Department received information from the FBI in Omaha, Nebraska, that Isaiah Patterson was in the Moberly area. Police then learned Pa


Appeal dismissed in Howard County coroner open records case

HOWARD COUNTY, Mo. - An appellate judge dismissed an appeal Tuesday in the open records case brought by the Glasgow School District against the Howard County coroner. A circuit court judge ruled in June that the coroner's office wrongfully withheld documents that were requested by the Glasgow School


Fire heavily damages new Missouri ambulance district building

FULTON, Mo. (AP) — Fire officials have determined that a blaze that heavily damaged a central Missouri ambulance district headquarters that was under construction was accidental.


Search on for man accused of posing as police officer

Fayette police are searching for a man who allegedly impersonated a police officer Friday night. He reportedly pulled over a vehicle on Highway 5 near where it intersects with Lucky Street. He used a siren and a spotlight, but did not identify himself as law enforcement, nor did he ask for a driver’


Slain Missouri Ku Klux Klan leader's wife admits killing him

FARMINGTON, Mo. – The wife of a Missouri Ku Klux Klan leader has admitted to fatally shooting her husband. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that Malissa Ancona pleaded guilty Friday to second-degree murder, tampering with evidence and abandonment of a corpse in the 2017 death of Frank Ancona Jr.


Fayette police warning of officer impersonator

FAYETTE - Police are warning citizens to be on the lookout after a man was seen posing as law enforcement Friday morning. In a news release, the Fayette Police Department said a woman reported she was stopped by a man impersonating an officer on Highway 5 around 7:45 a.m. Friday.


Family rescued from sandbar on Missouri River

BISMARCK, N.D. (KFYR) A family is safe after a scary ordeal overnight on the Missouri River in western North Dakota. Firefighters in Bismarck had to rescue three people -- including one child -- from a sandbar on the river just after midnight Friday.


Closed Rocheport tunnel causes headaches for bikers, residents

ROCHEPORT - Missouri State Parks said a tunnel on the Katy Trail will be closed for at least another month, meaning bikers and pedestrians will need another way around to get to Rocheport.


Attorney requests a special prosecutor to investigate a sex-trafficker case

COLUMBIA - Attorney Stephen Wyse wants Governor Mike Parson to appoint a special prosecutor to investigate the relationship and alliance between sex-trafficker Barry Manthe and the Columbia Police Department.


Missouri River expected to crest at 25 feet Easter Weekend

DAKOTA DUNES, S.D. — Residents along the Missouri River should see water levels reach their peek this weekend here in Siouxland. In a release from Dakota Dunes officials, the National Weather Service is expecting the Missouri River to crest at 25 feet at Sioux City over the Easter weekend before b


Des Moines attorney disbarred in Missouri after license revoked in Iowa

JEFFERSON CITY – Des Moines, Iowa attorney Sandra E. Suarez has been disbarred following an April 17 Missouri Supreme Court order after her license was revoked in Iowa over allegations that included misappropriation and trust account issues.


Ashley Furniture changing locations in Columbia

Ashley Furniture will move from its location at 5710 Bull Run Drive on the outskirts of the northeast part of town to the site of the former Toys R Us. Toys R Us closed its Columbia store at 1901 Bernadette Drive in March 2018. Ashley Furniture spokesman Cole Bawek said the company plans to hold a g


Mueller Report exposes a fake Twitter account with a Missouri twist

WASHINGTON • It had a Midwestern-sounding handle, @MissouriNewsUS, and it posted tweets during the 2016 presidential campaign favorable to Democratic candidate Bernie Sanders, and critical of eventual nominee Hillary Clinton.


Missouri ‘Shark Tank’ winner redefines the U.S. meat industry

ST. LOUIS – Lucinda Cramsey, Missouri-based farmer turned "Shark Tank" entrepreneur, joins us to promote her meat subscription service, Moink. More than 80 percent of the meat industry is controlled by four companies, but Cramsey is out to change that. Her inspiration came from a desire to help supp


BAD ALLERGIES: Highest pollen count in years takes place in Missouri

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Despite his allergies, Paul Lewis is taking a stroll at Nathaniel Greene Park. He says he isn't the only one to suffer from mother nature. "Several of my colleagues at work, and then also my family has been experiencing a heavy amount of runny nose, coughing, some sneezing, thing


Missouri Department of Natural Resources hosts 25th annual Earth Day celebration

JEFFERSON CITY, MO (KFVS) - More than 1,000 children from schools across Missouri will visit Jefferson City next week to join in the 2019 Earth Day celebration. This year marks the 25th anniversary of the department’s annual event.


Teen charged with killing man who was trying to fix vehicle

KANSAS CITY, MO (AP) -- A teenager who is suspected of fatally shooting a man as he was trying to fix a vehicle in Kansas City has been arrested at his father's home in Columbia.


Boone County Office of Emergency Management apologizes after system error

BOONE COUNTY - Boone County Office of Emergency Management apologized Friday after accidentally sending out numerous severe weather alerts from areas outside of the county. "This occurred during a programming upgrade to the system," the office said in a news release.


Community concerned over jail on Missouri School for the Deaf campus

FULTON — A building on the Missouri School for the Deaf's campus may become the new location of a county jail. Community members met Friday at William Woods University to discuss the proposed location for the new Callaway County Jail. The proposed site is at Rice Hall on State Street near the edge o