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Teen killed in crash in Dunklin Co., MO
DUNKLIN COUNTY, MO (KFVS) - One teen is dead and another is seriously injured after a crash in Dunklin County, Missouri. The single-vehicle crash happened at the intersection of Highway 108 and Highway 164 around 6:01 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 17.
Wreaths Across America stops in Kennett
The Wreaths Across America program rolled into Kennett on Thursday. Area veterans, community members, as well as Kennett Middle School 8th graders were on hand to observe the ceremony.
Mississippi teen charged with third shooting, second murder in 8 months
TUPELO, Miss. — A Mississippi teen is jailed after officials arrested him for the drive-by shooting death of a 66-year-old woman. Lee County Sheriff Jim Johnson tells news outlets 17-year-old Latavious Betts is charged as an adult with murder and aggravated assault in Annie Walton’s Dec. 7 death.
Teen shot and killed after party gets out of hand in North Mississippi
TUNICA CO., Miss. - A teenage boy was shot and killed over the weekend after a party in Mississippi got out of hand. Michael Jackson, 16, was shot and killed late Saturday night during a party at the Lots of Love Events Center in Tunica.
New tradition: Marion wrestlers win inaugural Wildcat Duals
MARION -- The first-ever Wildcat Duals tournament hosted by the Marion High School wrestling team at the Health Education Center was quite a success Saturday. Everything went well in the inaugural event and Marion also collected five team wins and a championship plaque. The Wildcats had the top indi
Missouri man dead after head-on car crash in Clay County
CLAY COUNTY, Ark. (KATV) — A Missouri man was killed in a head-on car crash that happened in Clay County around 6 a.m. on Thursday, say State Police. Richard McGonigal, 62, was driving a Volvo headed north on Hwy. 67, when he crashed head-on into a Dodge that was driven by 59-year-old Destan Rasitov
Man sentenced to 6 life terms for multiple counts of rape; victim was a minor, authorities say
A man was sentenced to six terms of life in prison on Friday after a jury convicted him of multiple counts of rape. A Paragould jury found Heath Mabry, 51, guilty of six counts of rape, Second Judicial District Prosecuting Attorney Scott Ellington said in a news release. According to Ellington, the
Suspect wanted in homicide investigation in Caruthersville, MO
CARUTHERSVILLE, MO (KFVS) - The Caruthersville Police Department is investigating a homicide in the city on Sunday, Dec. 16. According to Caruthersville Police Department, they are looking Dennis Green Sr..
Manhunt Monday: Atha Falkner
MARSHALL COUNTY, Miss. — A man was killed last Sunday outside a crowded Mississippi gas station, but his family members wonder why the witnesses aren't talking. Atha Falkner, 27, was shot in the parking lot of a Marathon gas station in Victoria, Mississippi. Minutes later, Falkner took his last brea
Mississippi man pleads guilty in April 2017 downtown shooting
MEMPHIS, TN (WMC) - A 21-year-old Mississippi man has pled guilty to reckless endangerment with a deadly weapon for shooting into a crowded parking lot in April 2017. Corey Woods of Hernando was sentenced to two years in prison by Criminal Court Judge John Campbell, who denied Woods’ request for div
Bridgeton man wins $5 million in Missouri Lottery game
BRIDGETON, Mo. – A St. Louis-area resident is a big winner in a Missouri Lottery game. The Lottery said Monday that Jeffrey Harrison purchased a “$5,000,000 Bankroll” scratchers ticket at a Schnucks Market in Bridgeton. He claimed his prize on Dec. 11.
Missouri Is Giving Away a Jefferson County Bridge To Anyone Who Wants it
HERCULANEUM, Mo. (AP) — The Missouri Department of Transportation is giving away a Jefferson County bridge that was built during the Great Depression for free, but the offer comes with a catch.
A poacher in Missouri was sentenced to a year in jail for killing hundreds of deer, and the judge is making him watch 'Bambi' once a month
David Berry Jr. has been sentenced to a year in jail for illegally killing hundreds of deer. As a part of his sentence, he will have to watch the movie " Bambi" at least once a month while in jail.
A Missouri man has to watch a Disney movie as part of his court-ordered punishment—yes, really
It’s hard to imagine a scenario in which watching a Disney movie would be considered punishment. But one Missouri man is being required to watch Bambi once a month—as part of a court-ordered sentence. The Springfield News-Leader reports that David Berry Jr. was one of four members of a Southwest Mis
Mississippi man arrested for DUI crash involving 4 MPD squad cars
MEMPHIS, TN (WMC) - A Mississippi man is facing a host of charges after police say he drove drunk and crashed into four squad cars on I-240 over the weekend. Police arrested 34-year-old Wellington Byas, of Greenville, Mississippi, early Sunday morning.
Missouri to give away historic bridge for free, with catch
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) _ Feral hogs are a menace in parts of Missouri, so federal officials are taking to the skies to combat the wild animal that can destroy multiple acres of farmland in a single feeding frenzy.
Where's the beef? Missouri man pleads guilty in $2.4 million cattle scam
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. • A southwest Missouri man turned out to be all hat and no cattle. Dwight Moody Cox, 57, of Ozark, pleaded guilty last week in federal court to a $2.4 million wire fraud scheme involving nonexistent cattle. He pleaded guilty Wednesday to one count and faces up to 20 years in prison.
Teen shot and killed in North Mississippi
The Tunica County Sheriff’s Department is investigating after a shooting at a Mississippi business. According to the news release, officers were called to the Lots of Love business on the 2200 block of U.S. Highway North on December 16.
Missouri woman distraught over stolen tiny house possible seen heading toward KC
ST. LOUIS - A woman who was building a tiny house in south St. Louis is hoping police and the public can help after her home was stolen. FOX4 affiliate KTVI-TV reports Meghan Panu got a call Saturday morning asking her if she had moved her tiny home overnight. She had not.
Missouri Poacher Gets Sentenced to Watch “Bambi”
The multi-year investigation involved state, federal and Canadian law enforcement agencies as well as conservation officers, eventually tied 14 Missourians to more than 230 charges in 11 counties, and included state and federal wildlife violations in Kansas, Nebraska and Canada.