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Undercover Cops Posing as Drug Buyers Arrested by Undercover Cops Posing as Drug Dealers

Well, this is a new one. A gigantic drug raid mistake led to police officers arresting…well, each other. Turns out undercover cops in Detroit posed as drug dealers to help catch a pair of sellers. However, thanks to a “tiny” mess up, another undercover police group thought they were real drug dealer


Fires at Missouri city hall, police station, ex-mayor's home have some suspecting cover-up, others hate crime

Shortly after Tyus Byrd ended her tenure as mayor and swore in a new leader for Parma, Missouri -- the politician who had bested Byrd in the election -- fires broke out at Byrd's home, the city's police station and city hall.


Missouri man with 'body count' tattoo charged in deadly shooting

A Missouri man facing multiple charges in connection to a deadly shooting last month allegedly claimed to have kept a mark to memorialize his murders that anyone could see -- a "body count" tattoo on his face.


Missouri State Highway Patrol Arrests (April 14-20)

The Missouri State Highway Patrol reported the following arrests in Ste. Genevieve County or involving county residents from April 14 through April 20:. Troy W. Crader, 50, male, of Homosassa, Florida, was arrested at 7:46 p.m. on April 19 in Ste. Genevieve County for a parole violation from the Tex


Marshall, Missouri, bus driver fired after allegedly hitting 6-year-old boy

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A bus driver for the Marshall, Missouri, school district has been fired following a conduct investigation, the superintendent told 41 Action News Monday morning.


Ambitious Pro-Life Bill Moving Through Missouri Senate

The Missouri House passed HB 126, also known as “Missouri Stands for the Unborn Act,” by a vote of 117 to 39 on Wednesday, Feb. 27. The bill was passed by all house republicans and three democrats. HB 126 was sponsored in the house by Missouri Representative Nick Schrorer (R-107, O’Fallon).


Missouri could eliminate tax credits for seniors who rent

A change in a Missouri tax credit program could impact your parents and grandparents financial situation and the options for a home. The state senate is considering a bill that would remove hundreds of dollars in yearly tax credits for seniors who rent.


Special election in parts of southwest Missouri set for Nov. 5th

MISSOURI - Some southwest Missouri voters will have an extra race to decide later this year. Governor Mike Parson has set a November election date to fill the vacant seat in the 158th district of the House.


Missouri appeals court upholds contempt against Columbia homeowner

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) – A Columbia homeowner jailed for 10 days for contempt of court for not complying with an order to remove structures from his property could find himself behind bars again.


Missouri, Montana are last states without a ban on texting while driving

(KMOX/AP) - Arizona has become the 48th state to officially make texting while driving illegal – leaving Missouri and Montana as the last places in the U.S. without a law banning all texting while driving.


Amid national outbreak, one measles case in Missouri

COLUMBIA, Mo. - More than 600 individual cases of measles have been confirmed in 22 states since Jan. 1, according to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention. The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services said the state is included in that number with one reported case in Jefferson Cou


Veterans from across Missouri to attend Vietnam Commemoration

A 50th Anniversary Commemoration Ceremony will take place at the Missouri State Capitol in Jefferson City this Thursday morning, April 25, hosted by the 100th Session of the Missouri General Assembly and Governor Mike Parson.


2 vehicles stolen from Marshall car dealership | Police seeking public input

Two vehicles were stolen from a Marshall car dealership, and the Marshall Police Department is seeking additional information. According to a press release issued Monday, April 22, an employee of Marshall Chrysler Jeep Dodge called the MPD at approximately 7 a.m. to report the business was broken in


Preliminary hearing held for Carrollton man who fled the scene of accident

A preliminary hearing has been held in the Associate Division of Carroll County Circuit Court for a Carrollton man facing multiple charges stemming from an incident in December in which officials reported he fled from the scene of a vehicle accident.


Third annual Burgz Bop set for May 3

WARRENSBURG — Kids will be bopping in Warrensburg on Friday, May 3, when the City of Warrensburg and Warrensburg Main Street co-host a free, all-ages concert and family fun night.


Clinton Man Arrested after Fleeing Accident Scene

The Missouri State Highway Patrol arrested 28-year-old Trevor M. Julian of Clinton at 4:02 p.m. Sunday in Johnson County. He was wanted on a felony warrant out of Henry County, and was also charged with failure to drive on the right half of the roadway, felony resisting arrest by fleeing, and felony


Crest Ridge wins I-70 tournament opener

Crest Ridge took down Sweet Springs 3-2 in the opening round of the I-70 tournament Monday, April 22. Both sides added a run early to lock the game up at. Crest Ridge tacked on a run in the fifth and the sixth inning before the Greyhounds mounted a late comeback.


Meet Richmond’s Wrangler Denim Lee

RICHMOND – The adult sunglasses and big smile at Richmond Recreation’s Easter Egg Hunt catch my eye, so I snap a photograph, ask a parent if doing so is OK and then ask for the boy’s name.


Ex-NFL player convicted of fraud seeks new judge for retrial

A former University of Virginia and pro football player convicted of scamming people out of $10 million is seeking a new judge for the retrial of the case. The Richmond Times-Dispatch reports 39-year-old Merrill Robertson Jr. says the current judge is biased, having sentenced him to 40 years in pris


Advanced Wound Center experts treat chronic food, leg wounds

WARRENSBURG – April is National Foot Health Awareness Month and a time when the experts at the Advanced Wound Center suggest people take a moment to stand up for their feet. Right now, 6.7 million Americans are living with a chronic wound, and more than 2 million of those are suffering from a diabet