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Four injured in Sunday crash east of Maryville

The highway patrol reports four people were injured, three of them seriously, when two vehicles collided at a Nodaway County intersection Sunday afternoon at 1:45 pm five miles east of Maryville.


MoDOT to resurface Route 148 in Nodaway County

A resurfacing project on Route 148 is set to begin next week. The Missouri Department of Transportation has contracted with Herzog Contracting Corporation to resurface just over 14 miles of Route 148 from the Iowa state line to US Route 71 near Maryville. Crews will mill off the old surface and then


Catterson gets 10 years in Maryville fatal DWI case

(Maryville) -- A Maryville man is headed to prison for his role in a 2018 fatal DWI crash. Court records show 22-year-old Alex Catterson was sentenced to 10 years in prison Friday by Judge Roger M. Prokes. Catterson was convicted by a jury in February on a charge of DWI involving the death of anothe


Nodaway County Ambulance’s new board takes oath

On April 10, the board of directors of the Nodaway County Ambulance District reorganized from the results of the April 2 election. Newly elected members, Pat Giesken and Scott Walk, read the oath of office aloud. Charlie Standiford was presented with a cake for his 21 years of service.


NW Missouri woman hospitalized after her car runs over her ankle

GENTRY COUNTY — One person was injured in an accident just after 1:40p.m. Monday in Gentry County. The Missouri State Highway Patrol reported a 2016 Nissan passenger vehicle driven by Deanna L. Hurkman, 51, Albany, was parking in the Dollar General parking lot in Albany. She left the car in reverse


4 hospitalized after 2-vehicle Nodaway Co. crash

NODAWAY COUNTY — Four people were injured in an accident just before 2p.m. Sunday in Nodaway County. The Missouri State Highway Patrol reported a 1995 Chevy 1500 pickup driven by Tristen S. Emery, 19, Hopkins, was northbound on Liberty Road five miles east of Maryville.


Gwinn, Cardinals shut down Spoofhounds

MARYVILLE, Mo. — The Spoofhounds fell to a 6-6 record this season with a 5-0 loss to Benton on Monday evening at the Hound Pound. “It is disappointing because I think that is a team we can beat,” Maryville coach Carson Riedel said. “I don't really think there is a team in this conference that we can


Suspect sentenced to 6 years in fatal shooting

(ST. JOSEPH, Mo.) A Savannah man was sentenced to six years in prison Monday for a fatal shooting. Shawn Robertson was charged with involuntary manslaughter in the 2017 shooting death of Logan Beems.


As syphilis invades rural Missouri, a fraying health safety net is failing to stop it

When Karolyn Schrage first heard about the “dominoes gang” in the health clinic she runs in Joplin, Mo., she assumed it had to do with pizza. Turns out it was a group of men in their 60s and 70s who held a standing game night — which included sex with one another. They showed up at her clinic infect


Wife of Missouri KKK Leader Admits Killing Her Husband

In 2017, the imperial wizard of a local Missouri KKK chapter was found shot to death — and now his wife has been sentenced to life in prison for his murder, PEOPLE confirms. Frank Ancona, 51, was the Lakewood, MO, based leader of the Traditionalist American Knights of the Ku Klux Klan. After he went


Fed up with robocalls? Missouri lawmakers may debate anti-spoofing plan

JEFFERSON CITY • Missouri lawmakers are poised to try to cut off those annoying robocalls that come from fake numbers. Under legislation pending in the state Senate, scam artists who mask their identity by using phone numbers that appear to be familiar could be prosecuted for violating the state’s N


Proposed Missouri bill would lessen chances of jail time for traffic tickets, failure to appear

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. - A former southwest Missouri police chief wants to cut the chances of getting arrested and going to jail over failure to appear for a traffic ticket. It's something that prompted State Representative Lane Roberts to start writing a bill. "It actually grows out of some conduct th


Missouri teacher charged with hiring hitman to kill student, 10, who he allegedly molested: report

A Missouri teacher is accused of hiring a hitman to kill a 10-year-old boy he allegedly molested. Deonte Taylor, 36, and his boyfriend Michael Johnson, 66, pleaded not guilty to multiple charges in a St. Louis court on Wednesday, KSDK reported.


Highway patrol reports two arrests

An Albany man was arrested early Sunday in Gentry County. Thirty-two-year-old Mathew Flowers accused of speeding 95 miles an hour in a 60 zone, driving while intoxicated, and failure to display valid registration. Flowers was taken to the Daviess-DeKalb Regional Jail.


Robertson sentenced to 6 years for involuntary manslaughter

A Savannah, Missouri, man was sentenced to 6 years following an earlier plea to a reduced charge in a homicide case. Shawn Robertson had been charged with the Nov. 23, 2017, shooting death of Logan M. Beems in an incident that occurred at 2317 S. 18th St.


More than $3 million allotted for Missouri medical marijuana program

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. - The Missouri governor is boosting the state budget to get ready for medical marijuana to take effect. Republican Mike Parson approved changes to the 2019 spending plan, allotting more than three million dollars for the medical marijuana program.


Children, dogs rule at Maryville egg hunts

MARYVILLE, Mo. — The Saturday before Easter in Maryville belonged to children and dogs as local residents took to a couple of city parks to join hunts for candy-filled eggs and canine treats.


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.


Latest census data shows population decline in 52 Missouri counties

COLUMBIA - New census data shows, while Missouri’s population increased slightly last year compared to 2017, more than 52 counties lost population. Callaway County lost 55 people. The county's presiding commissioner, Gary Jungermann, said he did not see the new numbers yet, but 0.1% change in the po


Missouri sees gains in foster care children remaining with family

JEFFERSON CITY, — The number of Missouri children in the foster care system who remain with a relative or close family friend increased by 10 percent over the most recent 10-year reporting period. This data comes from the Annie E. Casey Foundation report “Keeping Kids in Families: Trends in Placemen