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Winter weather worries continue in Lebanon, Mo.

LEBANON, Mo. -- Snow and ice continue to fall in Lebanon, Mo. making road continues slick. The Lebanon Police Department says they have responded to four minor accidents. Nancy Clark was driving from Springfield to St. Louis for a volleyball tournament. She made a stop in Lebanon at a local gas stat


Winter Weather Advisory issued for much of Missouri

The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for Missouri, except for far southeast Missouri. This system is expected to bring light snow, freezing drizzle and a light glaze of ice Saturday evening until about noon Sunday. Snow totals could range from one to three inches.


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, 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.


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

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. Trump made the declaration Friday when he signed a bipartisan spending bill to keep the government open. The bill allocated only $1.3 b


Catch-and-keep trout season opens March 1

For trout anglers across Missouri and beyond, a red-letter day is approaching. Friday, March 1, marks the opening of catch-and-keep trout fishing in Missouri at the state’s four trout parks: Bennett Spring State Park near Lebanon, Montauk State Park near Licking, Roaring River State Park near Cassvi


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.


Area girls poised to make history in state wrestling finals

Everything about this year’s MSHSAA girls wrestling tournament is historic since it is the first one. Four area girls are still in the mix to grab a piece of that history as a part of the first class of girls state champions in Missouri high school history.


Deer in 24 states, including Missouri and Illinois, infected with chronic wasting disease

Chronic wasting disease has been detected in wild deer, elk or moose in 24 states, with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention warning hunters to avoid handling or eating potentially infected meat.


VIDEO: Massive pileup, including multiple semis, on I-70 near Concordia, Missouri

CONCORDIA, Mo (KMOX) - A massive accident has Interstate 70 completely blocked near Concordia, Missouri. According to Missouri State Highway Patrol, five tractor trailers are involved and the accident is believed to be caused by snowfall.


Man injured in hit-and-run crash along I-44 near Lebanon, Mo. is out of coma

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- A mechanic injured in a hit-and-run crash along the side of I-44 near Lebanon, Mo. in December is out of a coma. The crash injured Mitch Walker December 19. He says he was just doing his job that night, responding to a semi truck that was broken down.


Missouri Highway Patrol closes U.S. 60 eastbound after crash near Fordland, Mo.

FORDLAND, Mo. -- The Missouri Highway Patrol is working a crash involving an overturned tanker truck on icy U.S. 60 near Fordland. Troopers responded to the crash shortly before 4 p.m. Troopers closed the eastbound lanes near Burks Street in Fordland. They do not expect to reopen the lanes until aro


21 animals rescued from Missouri hoarder

BATES COUNTY, Mo. - Take a look at these photos from the Humane Society of Missouri. They rescued 21 dogs and 20 cats from an alleged hoarder in Bates County, Missouri. The animals were found inside of a home that was filled with filthy stacks of crates without access to food or water.


Lebanon is looking to make it illegal for pedestrians to cross busy roads if they are not in a crosswalk

LEBANON, Mo Safer streets in the city of Lebanon. That's what police officers there hope to make a reality with the help of a new ordinance. The proposal would make it illegal for anyone to cross a busy city street anywhere other than a crosswalk.


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


Saturday evening’s wintry mix may mean slick Sunday roads

ST. LOUIS, Mo. - Missouri is expecting more snow Saturday evening. The precipitation is expected to spread east overnight. The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for the area.



LEBANON, Mo. - The Missouri State Highway Patrol has issued an endangered person advisory for a missing Lebanon teen. Jackie Ling, 16, went missing late last night from 1270 Britney Drive in Lebanon.


Missouri English Teacher Allegedly Admitted She Had Sex with Student

A 23-year-old Missouri teacher resigned earlier this week following her arrest for allegedly having sex with a student. Police allege an unlawful encounter occurred between Jan. 14 and Jan. 21, according to the Joplin Globe.


Dog found bound in duct tape in Missouri to be reunited with owner

JEFFERSON COUNTY -- A small dog that was found by a sheriff's deputy bound with tape in a rural Missouri ditch this week will soon be reunited with his owner. Paul Garcia, 39, of Barnhart, Missouri, was charged with animal abuse and armed criminal action after a dog was found dumped in Jefferson Cou


Trailer Crash In Webster County Shutdown Roads

As the freezing drizzle conditions continue, dangerous road conditions remain an issue. There was a crash in Webster County at Highway 60 and FF in Fordland. It shutdown traffic for hours.


Clay County man killed in Missouri crash

POPLAR BLUFF, MO (KAIT) - A Clay County man was killed and another person was injured Friday in a one-vehicle crash in Southeast Missouri. According to an online crash report from the Missouri State Highway Patrol, Roger S. Trammell of Piggott was a passenger in a 1990 Chevrolet pickup truck that cr