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Missouri Supreme Court hears appeal from man sentenced to death for killing state trooper, for a second time - Missourinet
Shockley killed Missouri State Highway Patrol Sergeant Dewayne Graham on March 20, 2005. In 2009, a jury convicted him of first-degree murder and armed criminal action for the shooting. It also convicted him of leaving the scene of an accident in November 2004.
Jellyfish in Missouri? Now is the best time to see them
MONROE COUNTY, Mo. — A day on the water at Mark Twain State Park could have you seeing more than fish and birds.An employee with the Missouri Department of Conservationrecently took a videoof dozens of freshwater jellyfish floating on the surface of Lake Tom Sawyer. September is the perfect time to
Stoddard County, MO man sentenced to 18 years on Child Porn charges
STODDARD COUNTY, MO (KFVS) - The Stoddard County, Missouri U.S. Attorney’s office has announced the sentence of a Puxico, Mo. man on Sept. 17.
Woman stabbed, another woman arrested in Sikeston, MO
SIKESTON, MO (KFVS) -A Sikeston, Missouri woman has been arrested following a stabbing on Saturday, Sept. 15.Jasmine N. Stevenson, 28 of Sikeston, was charges with first-degree assault and armed criminal action. Her bond is set at $35,000.According to Sgt. Broom with the Sikeston Department of Publi
Woman arrested on drug trafficking charges following domestic dispute
KENNETT, MO (KAIT) - Police investigating a domestic disturbance arrested a woman after they reported finding a large amount of synthetic marijuana, meth, and cocaine along with two firearms inside her home.
Murder conviction of Gaege Bethune thrown out by judge
Related articles:Days before murder sentencing, Gaege Bethune gets new attorneysJudge denies motion to withdraw attorney from Gaege Bethune’s councilFamily of murdered SIU student relieved to move forward with sentencingMother of Pravin Varughese speaks out after killer convictedJury finds Bethune g
Queen City crowned best college town in Missouri
Springfield was recently named the best college town in Missouri byReviews.org. But is it? Here is what students and staff have to say:Reviews.orgis a review site that researches and tests products to provide unbiased reviews to consumers, according to Aaron Gunderson, marketing director forReviews.
Missouri: An Ozarks Native Crosses the Show Me State
“I’m from Missouri,” the old saying goes, “you’ll have to show me.” There are as many tales about the origin of this saying as there are stars in a moonless Ozarks sky. It may have been the Confederate commander who, when told to surrender or suffer peril, didn’t believe the Union soldier’s boast of
Paragould woman accused of stealing, cashing lottery tickets
PARAGOULD, AR (KAIT) - A woman faces a felony fraud charge after police say she stole lottery tickets from her place of employment and cashed them in.Paragould police officers arrested Margaret L. Price, 32, on Friday on suspicion of lottery fraud.According to court documents, while employed at Jord
Report: Jonesboro resident killed in Nashville vehicle/pedestrian crash
NASHVILLE, TENN. (KAIT/WSMV) - A Jonesboro man was killed and a 17-year-old was in custody Sunday after a vehicle/pedestrian crash in Tennessee’s capital city.According to a report from Nashville television WSMV, Corey J. Taylor of Jonesboro was killed after the crash Sunday morning.Metro Nashville
New Cracker Barrel opens in Missouri community
Cracker Barrel Old Country Store, Inc. will open its first new Missouri location in 13 years in Belton’s Cornerstone Pointe development today.The new 10,000-square foot restaurant and gift shop at the southeast corner of 163rd Street and Interstate 49 is Cracker Barrel’s first location in Cass Count
Missouri Education Department to request $140 million state funding boost - Missourinet
The meeting will also include three newly-confirmed members – Carol Hallquist, Donald Claycomb and Kim Bailey. During last week’s special session of the state Legislature, Sen. Jamilah Nasheed, D-St. Louis, threatened to filibuster the appointment of Peter Herschend – contending that K-12 student ac
Missouri audit says domestic violence victims denied help at higher rate than nearby states - Missourinet
State Auditor Nicole Galloway has released a report finding domestic violence victims are being turned away from Missouri shelters at a higher rate than the five neighboring states that provided information to her office. The audit says in 2017, 28,182 requests were unmet for shelter and other servi
Missouri girl, 2, hit and killed by ice cream truck
Felicity Karam, 2, died after being struck by an ice cream truck in Missouri. (GoFundMe)A 2-year-old girl was fatally struck by an ice cream truck over the weekend in Missouri, police said.
Several arrested during burglary investigation
MAYFIELD, KY (KFVS) - KSP arrest three people in connection to a burglary investigation on Sept. 15.According to KSP, an investigation had been ongoing since Sept. 6, 2018 of a burglary in Water Valley.During the investigation, KSP learned some firearm that were stolen were at a home in Hickman Coun
Missouri Task Force 1 Makes Rescues After Hurricane Florence
"They've been rescuing off of roofs, they've been evacuating people out of homes as the water has risen," Blomenkamp said in a phone interview. "They're explaining to us that it is record flooding."
10 Fascinating Facts About the Missouri State Penitentiary - Toptenz.net
Located in Jefferson City, the Missouri State Penitentiary has a very long and pretty dark history. In its 168 years operating as aprison, the location saw many deaths, riots, suicides, and even fires. The inmates nicknamed the prison “the walls,” because of the large stone walls that surrounded the
Sheriff: One in custody after shooting
BATESVILLE, AR (KAIT) -A man was in custody awaiting formal charges in connection with a shooting early Saturday in Independence County, Sheriff Shawn Stephens said.
Audio: Officials now clear why Missouri’s budget is $100 million in the hole
– Missouri lawmakers and administrators are trying to figure out what has caused a $100 million budget shortfall in the first two months of the current fiscal year. Democratic State Representative Deb Lavender of Kirkwood is a member of the House Budget Committee. She notes there’s a level of uncert
Still Confusion Over When Missouri's Real ID Deadline Is
Confusion continues about how long Missourians will be able to fly with current state ID’s.A report from Missourinet says Missouri’s Revenue Department has acknowledged that its deadline to comply with the federal Real ID Act is October 10th but says there is a grace period through January 21st.Kent