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Travel issues in Southern Missouri following winter weather

Motorists on area highways in Southern Missouri may experience some travel issues following Friday's winter precipitation. According to the Missouri Department of Transportation's Traveler Information Map, Missouri Highway 5 is partly covered starting at Wasola in northern Ozark County and continuin


Dunklin County Genealogical Society to meet

The next meeting of the Dunklin County Genealogical Society will be held this Saturday, February 16, 2019 at 10 a.m. We meet in the Genealogy room of the Dunklin County Library, 209 North Main Street in Kennett.


Power restored in City of Bernie, MO

BERNIE, MO (KFVS) - A warming center was going to be set up Friday evening in Bernie after the city lost power on Friday night, Feb. 15. Ameren reported 1,091 power outages in Stoddard County as of 7:30 p.m. As of 8:30 p.m. it was down to 291 customers.


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.


Treacherous driving in Missouri causes fatality, multiple wrecks, closure of I-70

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Another winter blast is hitting much of Missouri, causing treacherous driving conditions and prompting schools to cancel classes. The National Weather Service issued a winter weather advisory Friday for all but the extreme northeast corner of Missouri.


Missouri city loses power, opens warming shelter

STODDARD COUNTY, MO- The city of Bernie in southeast Missouri has lost power and is opening a warming shelter for residents. The Stoddard County Emergency Management Agency posted this information on its Facebook page Friday night:


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.


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.


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


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


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


Northeast Missouri woman killed in power takeoff accident on farm

CANTON, Mo. — A northeast Missouri woman is dead as the result of a tragic farm accident. It happened around 4:45 p.m. on Thursday on her farm along Lewis County Route P just southwest of Canton.


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.


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.


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.


Black River Medical Center teams up with Saint Francis Health Care System

POPLAR BLUFF, MO (KFVS) - Saint Francis Healthcare System President and Chief Executive Officer Maryann Reese announced a partnership with Black River Medical Center. The Poplar Bluff, Missouri based Medical Center will become part of the system in Cape Girardeau.


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


Separate crashes send two to hospital

DUNKLIN COUNTY, MO (KAIT) - Two people were seriously injured in separate crashes Tuesday in Dunklin County, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol. The first crash happened at 11:15 a.m. on County Road 229, two miles north of Campbell.


Woman arrested in county’s first powered fentanyl case

BERNIE, MO (KAIT) -What started as a shoplifting arrest ended with Stoddard County’s first-ever case of powdered fentanyl. On Monday, Lt. Roy Boyce of the Bernie Police Department responded to a shoplifting call at Dollar General, 721 S. Walnut St.


Police find new, growing drug trend

CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO (KFVS) - A Cape Girardeau woman’s arrest in Stoddard County revealed a dangerous new drug trend. Tanya Rankin from Cape Girardeau was arrested Monday, February 11 in Bernie. She’s charged with possession of controlled substance for having 15 capsules of powdered fentanyl.