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MO Auditor’s corruption investigation reveals financial concerns in Parma

PARMA, MO (KFVS) - A request was made by the City of Parma, Missouri for State Auditor Nicole Galloway to look into questionable financial activity. According to Galloway, the request was made after a complaint came in to her Whistleblower Hotline and an investigation by the Public Corruption and Fr


DMV’s at risk of closing push MO lawmakers to raise fees

MALDEN, MO (KFVS) - Some Department of Motor Vehicle offices in the rural parts of the Heartland are on the brink of closing and their private owners are pushing for a new solution that could provide much-needed funding.


Video slot machine proposal brings support, criticism around Missouri

INDEPENDENCE, Mo. — A proposed bill in Missouri could lead to more video slot machines inside businesses and has supporters claiming the plan could generate at least $100 million in its first year.


“Breakthrough” movie a Missouri story, but Missouri couldn’t compete to be a film site

The newly-released feature film, “Breakthrough,” premiered in St. Louis Wednesday. That’s good news for the Missouri family upon which the inspirational film is based, but the film industry and site developers in the Show-Me State wish the production had happened here instead of Manitoba, Canada.


Missouri could be forced to sell a state park

OREGON COUNTY, Mo. (KOLR10) - The state of Missouri could be forced to sell a new state park that hasn't even opened yet. Eleven-Point State Park was created back in 2016. It's a nearly 4,200-acre park in Oregon County in southern Missouri.


Missouri State Fair announces next concert

The Missouri State Fair has announced another concert in its 2019 lineup. Chicks with Hits featuring Terri Clark, Pam Tillis and Suzy Bogguss will perform on the Grandstand Stage at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 13.


House suffers damage after fire in Campbell, MO

CAMPBELL, MO (KFVS) - The Campbell Fire Department responded to a house fire on Pollock Street on Wednesday night, April 17. According to Chief Ben Weeks the cause of the fire was undetermined. The fire was contained to one bedroom.


Lawmakers from Missouri and Illinois respond to Mueller report release

Lawmakers from Missouri and Illinois are reacting to Thursday's release of a redacted version of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's report of his investigation into Russian election interference and possible coordination with Trump associates.


Clarifying medical marijuana usage throughout Missouri

April 20, better known as 4-20 in certain circles, may pass without fanfare this year. The unofficial National Cannabis Holiday is not a day of celebration for Missourians yet. Amendment 2, the Medical Marijuana and Veteran Healthcare Services Initiative, which became law in 2018, will not result in


Missouri student caught passing out fake $100 bills at high school

NIXA, Mo. — Officials say a student was caught passing out fake $100 bills at a southwest Missouri high school. The Springfield News-Leader reports that Nixa Public Schools is cautioning the community to be extra cautious because not all of the bills that were handed at Tuesday were collected.


Parents call for better anti-bullying efforts after Missouri boy’s attack caught on camera

WENTZVILLE, Mo. – Patrick Vining calls it “very disturbing.” A video that’s been shared on social media shows his son being repeatedly struck inside a classroom at Wentzville Middle School.


Child dies after being found unresponsive at Poplar Bluff preschool

POPLAR BLUFF, MO (KAIT) - An 18-month-old child is dead after police responded to a call of an unresponsive child at a Poplar Bluff preschool. A Facebook post by the Poplar Bluff Police Department says around 1:58 p.m. on Thursday, police received a 911 call from an employee at Kids Corral Preschool


Missouri Congressional members react to Mueller report

A report has been released today about Robert Mueller’s investigation of President Trump’s campaign and Russia’s attempted interference in America’s 2016 election. Western Missouri Democratic Congressman Emanuel Cleaver tells Missourinet Congressional committees must review the report and continue t


Arson suspected in overnight fires at former mayor’s home, city hall in Parma, MO

PARMA, MO (KFVS) - Fire officials responded to multiple fires overnight in Parma, Missouri. According to New Madrid County Sheriff Terry Stevens, the home of the former mayor burned overnight on April 16.


Special Olympics Southeast Missouri games held at PBJHS

POPLAR BLUFF, MO (KFVS) - The annual Special Olympics Southeast Missouri games were held on Friday, April 12, at Fred M. Morrow Stadium. 200 athletes were featured representing around 15 area schools and agencies.


Dexter police searching for missing woman

DEXTER, MO (KFVS) - A woman from Dexter, Missouri has been missing for about a week according to officials. Detective Captain Hank Trout said 39-year-old Crystal Marie Brown-Hart was last seen on Tuesday, April 9 in Dexter.


Crews respond to cotton bale fire in Kennett

KENNETT, MO (KFVS) - Crews responded to cotton bales on fire on Tuesday, April 16. According to the Kennett Fire Department, multiple bales of cotton were on fire at the Dunklin County Compress.


Week spotlights work done by Heartland 911 dispatchers

STODDARD COUNTY, MO (KFVS) - The person at the other end of your 911 phone calls often goes unthanked, but that is changing this week. All of the 911 dispatchers in Stoddard County were recognized for their efforts to keep first responders and the community safe at a celebration in Dexter on Thursda


3 teens seriously injured in separate crashes

NEW MADRID COUNTY, MO (KAIT) - Two crashes Sunday sent three Missouri teens to separate hospitals with serious injuries. The first crash happened at 8:24 p.m. on State Highway 80, four miles east of Matthews in New Madrid County.


Clay Co. Jail main topic in QC meeting

The condition of the Clay County Jail and what other counties in the same predicament are doing to improve their jails was the main focus of the April Quorum Court meeting. The meeting was held in the Western District Courthouse in Corning with Judge Mike Patterson presiding. After the reading of th