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Brothers ask for bond reduction in molestation case

DAVIESS COUNTY, Mo. – Motions for bond reductions were filed Thursday in Daviess County, on behalf of Amish brothers. charged with several child sex crimes. Enos R. Yoder, 21, of Bloomfield, Iowa, and Alfred R. Yoder, 18, from Albia, Iowa, are in custody on felony counts of statutory rape in the fir


Hit and run driver caught after Daviess County rear end crash.

DAVIESS COUNTY, Mo. – Two Gallatin residents received minor injuries and a Kansas man is facing charges after a rear end crash in Daviess County. The Missouri Highway Patrol was dispatched to a report of a car off the East side of northbound Interstate 35, about four miles North of Winston. The cras


Kansas man charged with felony DWI and leaving scene of the accident

DAVIESS COUNTY, Mo. — A Kansas man is charged with DWI after a two vehicle accident in Daviess County. According to a probable cause statement, officers were notified of a two vehicle accident on Interstate 35. Law enforcement first came into contact with a person driving a Ford Fusion.


FBI and DOJ investigating Missouri prison where workers are accused of sexual assault

Federal agencies are investigating a western Missouri women’s prison where current and former workers have been accused of sexually assaulting inmates. Karen Backues Keil is one of four women who have sued over the alleged abuse at Chillicothe Correctional Center. But court documents filed this mont


Gallatin man accused of assault up for hearing

DAVIESS COUNTY, MO – A Gallatin resident is scheduled for a preliminary hearing concerning an assault case Tuesday morning. Court documents allege Jonathan Kane, 21, committed three counts of domestic assault toward a male and female victim at an area residence. Kane is also charged with property da


Man gets life for killing Missouri mom who made daughter fake illness

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. • A Wisconsin man has been sentenced to life in prison in the stabbing death of a Missouri woman who forced her daughter to use a wheelchair and to have unnecessary medical tests so she could collect gifts and charitable donations.


Master Gardener classes to be offered in area locations

The University of Missouri Extension will begin a series of Master Gardener classes in three Northwest Missouri locations in late March and early April. Extension Horticulture Specialist Tim Baker of Gallatin encourages individuals interested in gardening and who have a desire to serve their communi


Massive fire destroys home on 65 Highway in Livingston County

LIVINGSTON COUNTY, Mo. — A fire was reported Friday morning in Livingston County. According to a press release from the Chillicothe Fire Department, the Hale Fire Protection District requested mutual aid from the Chillicothe Fire Department for a fully involved structure fire located at 22124 Highwa


Cameron police arrest suspect in stolen vehicle

Cameron Police report the arrest of a Kansas City man who was alleged to be driving a stolen car Thursday morning. Cameron Dispatch Center received a 911 call of a vehicle that had just been stolen at the Guest House Inn at Highway 36 and Griffin Road in Cameron. Cameron Police, along with the highw


Somebody Discovered a Saturn Rocket Motor Just Sitting in a Missouri Junkyard

Whenever I drive past a junkyard, it’s always a struggle to keep my focus on driving and not crane my neck sideways to scrutinize every interesting bit of twisted metal rusting in the yard. Sometimes, though, that instinct can pay off in big, unexpected ways. Like how this guy happened to notice a r


SHHS band members play in honor band

South Harrison band members were selected to play in the Northern Missouri Invitational Band concert on Sunday, Feb. 3. The honor band is made up of students from Cameron, Gallatin, Hamilton, Maysville and South Harrison.


Cannabis conundrum: Missouri banks already turning away marijuana-related businesses

ST CHARLES, Mo. — You work hard for your money, and when you put it in the bank you expect it to stay there. But what if your bank shut down your account with little to no warning?


Free services for disabled area residents offered at Access II Independent Living Center

GALLATIN, Mo. — Disabled residents in a number of counties in the KMZU listening area may qualify for a number of services from Access II Independent LIving Center, a 5013-C not-for-profit organization in Gallatin.


Number of Hate Groups in Missouri Rises

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- The number of hate groups in Missouri is growing. That's according to new numbers from the Southern Poverty Law Center. The nonprofit group found 24 hate groups in Missouri in 2018.


Missouri Job Center Hosting Hiring Event for US Census Bureau

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- The Missouri Job Center's main location on East Sunshine will be holding a hiring event for the US Census Bureau. The event will be on Monday, Feb. 25 and Tuesday, Feb. 26 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.


Southeast Missouri could see severe weather Saturday; snow expected in far northwest Missouri (AUDIO)

The National Weather Service (NWS) in St. Louis says strong to severe thunderstorms are possible Saturday and Saturday night across parts of southeast Missouri. NWS meteorologist Melissa Byrd expects wind gusts of close to 40 miles per hour in places.


Bethany woman arrested by highway patrol

The Highway Patrol arrested a Bethany woman in Harrison County Wednesday night on two allegations. Thirty-two-year-old Courtney McGhee was accused of felony driving while intoxicated and driving while revoked or suspended.


Former Catholic priest faces new charges after abusing boys in Illinois, Missouri and California

CLAYTON, Mo. -- A former Catholic priest is facing new charges a decade after being declared sexually violent and admitting he abused about 30 boys in Illinois, California and Missouri.


Prairie chicken viewing event to be held at Dunn Ranch

A free prairie chicken viewing event will be offered this spring at Dunn Ranch in Harrison County by the Nature Conservancy and the Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC). The Conservancy’s Dunn Ranch has several leks, the spring mating grounds where males strut in the dawn hours and make booming


Missouri Cannabis Industry Association holds business seminar

ST. CHARLES, Mo. - - The Missouri Cannabis Industry Association is holding its first business seminar of 2019 since Amendment 2 was passed. Dr. Randall Williams, the director of the Department of Health and Senior Services, will be one of the speakers at the event.