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Two Cadet Residents Injured In Washington County Wreck

(Washington County) Two people were injured Wednesday afternoon in a two vehicle accident in Washington County. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, a 1995 GMC Sierra driven by 16 year old Sierra Pinson of Cadet was exiting a parking lot onto Highway 21 when Pinson failed to observe a 200


22-year-old facing charges for De Soto man’s murder

JEFFERSON COUNTY, Mo. – A 22-year-old man has been arrested and charged in connection to a De Soto man’s murder. Andrew Britton was found by Jefferson County police Wednesday evening. According to police, Britton told someone he had caused harm to someone.


Almost Yesterday: The Missouri Origins of Texas

It seems like Almost Yesterday that the territory Americans know as Texas began – from its origins in Southeast Missouri. In 1796 a young man from Connecticut left his home and moved west in response to stories of vast quantities of lead in the Missouri country. With a large land grant from the Span


Two St. Clair Residents Injured in Car Crash

Two St. Clair residents were injured in a car crash after the vehicle traveled off the road Sunday, Jan. 13, in Washington County. Adam J. Ochsenbine, 23, was driving a 1993 Ford F-150 on Route H, west of North Ridge Lane, when the vehicle traveled off the right side of the road and struck a tree at


Lesbian Couple Denied Housing in Missouri Retirement Community Has Lawsuit Dismissed

ST. LOUIS, Mo - A federal lawsuit filed by a married lesbian couple alleging they were discriminated against by a Sunset Hills retirement community has been dismissed, The St. Louis Post Dispatch reports.


Pair of Cadet teens hurt in two-vehicle accident on Hwy. 21

Two Cadet teenagers were hurt Wednesday afternoon (Jan. 16) in a two-vehicle accident on Hwy. 21 north of Warden Road in Washington County. A De Soto man also was involved in the accident, but he was not hurt, the Missouri State Highway Patrol reported.


Potosi Man Charged For Sexual Abuse Against Child

(POTOSI, Mo.) – A Potosi man is facing three felony charges of statutory sodomy after an investigation revealed he committed sexual offenses against a child under 10 years old.


Possible second case of Legionnaires’ connected to Arnold pool

The indoor pool at the Arnold Recreation Center, 1695 Missouri State Road, is closed again, this time indefinitely, after a potential second case of Legionnaires’ disease was connected to the facility.


Upheaval in the Hillsboro Police Department over theft investigation

HILLSBORO, Mo. – A criminal investigation is underway centered on former staff at the Hillsboro Police Department. Hillsboro Mayor Joe Phillips said Steven Hutt resigned as police chief earlier this week and another officer was fired last week.


Sullivan Man Indicted on Child Porn Charge

A Sullivan area man was indicted by a federal grand jury for possession of child pornography. Robert W. Boevingloh, 75, was ordered detained Dec. 19 by United States District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri Magistrate Judge Nannette A. Baker.


PBR shares moving tribute video after world-ranked bull rider from Missouri is killed in competition

DENVER — Professional Bull Riders Association shared a moving tribute video early Thursday in memory of Mason Lowe. Lowe died Tuesday night after a bull stomped on his chest during a competition at the National Western Stock Show in Denver.


Witness in Missouri homicide case goes missing, prompting alert

RAYTOWN, MO (KCTV) -- The Missouri State Highway Patrol has issued an endangered person advisory for a man who is a witness in a pending homicide case. Kenneth E. Cornwell Jr. is 42 years old and was last seen on Tuesday at 8:15 p.m. in the 8900 block of E. 67th Street in Raytown, near Kansas City.


Suspect beat 61-year-old with object, stabbed him multiple times in neck and chest, police say

DE SOTO, Mo. (KMOV.com) -- The Major Case Squad has made an arrest in connection to the death of a De Soto man was found dead inside his home. Deputies found 61-year-old Randy Sitze dead in the basement of his home in the 100 block of West Lakeview Dr around 7 p.m. Friday. Sitze's mother, who lives


Sullivan Police Department Weekly Arrest Report

The Sullivan Police Department made five arrests for the week of December 31 through January 6, in the City of Sullivan. Jan. 7: Harold D. Pigg, 35, De Soto, was arrested for allegedly being in possession of a controlled substance and possession of marijuana up to 35 grams. Pigg was held in the Sull


Arrest made in connection with DeSoto man’s death

(DeSoto) An arrest has been made in connection with the death of a DeSoto man. The Major Case Squad of Greater St. Louis obtained an arrest warrant on Thursday (17th). Captain Gary Higginbotham with the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Department.


Mom, boyfriend arrested after 6-year-old missing for months found in attic crawl space

BOURBON, Mo. -- A 6-year-old boy missing from Bourbon, Missouri since August 2018 has been found safe. Braedence Jones had been missing since August 3, prompting an Endangered Person Advisory to be issued for him, KMOV reports.


Missouri's 700,000 food stamp recipients feeling effects of shutdown

ST. LOUIS (KMOV.com) -- As the partial government shutdown drags on the list of affected agencies and programs is growing. One local woman who gets food stamps says she's concerned people will be confused by February food stamp benefits arriving early.


Local basketball tournaments for the week of Jan. 21

Jan. 21-25 : 1. Hazelwood Central; 2. Freeburg; 3. Seckman; 4. Alton; 5. Cape Girardeau Central; 6. Hillsboro; 7. Ritenour. Jan. 21: (Pool play) Hazelwood Central vs. Cape Girardeau, 4:30 p.m.; Freeburg vs. Ritenour, 6 p.m.; Seckman vs. Hillsboro, 7:30 p.m.;


Alleged Catholic Supply killer charged in separate sexual assault of elderly woman

JEFFERSON COUNTY, Mo. (KMOV.com) -- The man who is accused of sexually assaulting and murdering a woman inside a St. Louis County Catholic Supply store is now charged in a separate sexually assault of an elderly woman in rural Jefferson County, according to the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Department.


U.S. Marshals capture 7 fugitives during southwest Missouri drug enforcement sweep

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- U.S. Marshal Mark S. James, Western District of Missouri announced the arrest of seven southwest Missouri fugitives on Wednesday. Jason Wages was charged in Greene County with 2nd Degree Burglary on October 26th, 2017, in a case investigated by the Greene County Sheriff’s Office.