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Funnel cloud, hail reported in Potosi

POTOSI, Mo. — Toby Goldacker was at his mom's house when he heard the sirens go off Sunday afternoon. "It kind of surprised me because I hadn't been watching the weather," Goldacker said of the warning siren.


Jackson, MO resident wins big in Missouri Lottery

JACKSON, MO (KFVS) - A Jackson, Missouri man received a big welcome home gift after a family vacation. Kevin Pruitt was met with a $77,777 Missouri Lottery prize from his winning ticket, “Fireball 7s” scratcher ticket.


Washington County Police searching for missing teen

WASHINGTON COUNTY, Mo. — The Washington County Sherriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help to find a missing 14-year-old. Skyler Ham was last seen Wednesday at 9:30pm. They say she ran away from home. Call police if you have any info: 573-438-5478.


Missouri residents can now apply for a REAL ID

ST. LOUIS (KMOV.com) -- Starting Monday, residents in Missouri can begin applying for a REAL ID compliant license. Effective October 1, 2020, you will be required to present a REAL ID, or another form of identification accepted by TSA, to board domestic flights. You will also need it to access feder


1.7 quake rattles Bootheel Missouri

NEW MADRID COUNTY, MO (KAIT) - Early Monday morning, people living in the Missouri Bootheel got an unexpected wakeup alarm. The U.S. Geological Survey reported it measured a 1.67 magnitude earthquake at 5:39 a.m.


St. Charles man charged in woman's murder at I-55 rest stop in southeast Missouri

MARSTON, Mo. • A Missouri man jailed in Texas is now charged with killing a woman at an Interstate 55 rest area in October. The Sikeston Standard Democrat reports that Eliot Bonner, 27, of St. Charles was charged Friday with first-degree murder, armed criminal action and unlawful possession of a fir


Audio: Missouri State Fair announces headliner bands

The Missouri State Fair has announced the 1st show of its 2019 Concert Series. The 2019 Missouri State Fair runs August 8 through August 18.


Man's body recovered from Missouri River in Saline County

A man's body was recovered from the Missouri River Sunday afternoon. Saline County Sheriff's deputies responded to the Missouri River near 310th Road at Malta Bend for reports of a man's body in the water around 1:45 p.m. Sunday, according to a press release.


Fenton man allegedly used counterfeit bills in Arnold area

A 36-year-old Fenton man has been arrested for allegedly using counterfeit $10 bills at five Arnold-area businesses. The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office arrested the man at about 4 p.m. Feb. 28 at the Pleasant View Motel, 4301 Jeffco Blvd., just south of Arnold, authorities reported.


Pair from De Soto, two Desloge children killed in wreck in Union

A man and woman from De Soto and two Desloge children were killed Friday afternoon (March 22) in a four-vehicle accident on Hwy. 47 near Meade Farm Road in Union in Franklin County, the Missouri State Highway Patrol reported.


Area Residents Hurt in Car Crash

Five Area residents were injured in a car crash Sunday, March 24, in Jefferson County. Loyd W. Cox, 65, Luebbering, was driving a 2018 Ram 2500 on Highway Y, south of Jim Wilson Road, when the vehicle crossed the center line and struck the front left of a 2016 Cadillac CT6 driven by Susan L. Zerna,


Five hurt in crash on Hwy. Y in Dittmer

Five people were injured in a two-vehicle traffic accident late Sunday morning (March 24) on Hwy. Y south of Jim Wilson Road in Dittmer. The Missouri State Highway Patrol reported that Loyd Cox, 65, of Luebbering was driving a 2018 Ram 2500 south on Hwy. Y at 11:56 a.m. when he crossed the center li


Slow moving storms roll through Metro Area

JEFFERSON COUNTY, MO - Severe weather swept through part of our region early Sunday evening. The storm included hail that cause some drivers to pull over on the interstate. But as quick as the storm system moves in, it passed. There was even a brief double rainbow spotted in Festus.


'Sounds like a train' | Hail comes pelting down in Crawford County

CRAWFORD COUNTY, Mo. — It looks like snow in the springtime. In Crawford County, pea-sized hail came pelting down Sunday night. "Don't look like spring," Marilyn Hewkin said. "It looks like something, yeah."


Hail & rainbows seen across the St. Louis-area Sunday

ST. LOUIS (KMOV.com) -- For many in Missouri and Illinois, Sunday's weather could be told in two ways: Hail and rainbows. News 4 viewers shared photos of what they saw in their backyards.


ICYMI: County digs deeper after rejection of quarry expansion

The fate of a pair of requests dealing with the expansion of a sand and gravel quarry in the Eureka area may be decided on March 25. Eureka Materials, which operates a quarry on the northwest corner of Hwy. 109 and Hwy. FF in the Jefferson County portion of Eureka, wants to expand onto the 75-acre l


Recorder of deeds issues marriage licenses to local couples

The Jefferson County recorder of deeds recently issued marriage licenses to the following people:. Amjed Abbas Jasim Daffaie, 21, Arnold, and Hind Faisel Muhsen, 23, Arnold. Clint Mitchell Axley, 36, De Soto, and Stephanie Nicole Mason, 29, Festus.


Local couples file for divorce

The following dissolution of marriage cases recently were filed with the Jefferson County circuit clerk:. Heather Verna Reynolds, Barnhart, v. Scott P. Reynolds, Pevely. Deborah Jean Sparks, Festus, v. Michael Dale Sparks, De Soto.


Stolen pickup used in two-week crime spree

CEDAR HILL, Mo. (KMOV.com) - Two suspects were arrested in the 7000 block of Stonesand Road in Cedar Hill on Thursday in connection with the theft a red 2003 Dodge Ram pickup on March 5.


A bride-to-be's wedding bag stolen weeks before big day

JEFFERSON COUNTY, Mo. (KMOV.com) -- Weeks before her big day, a bride-to-be has to start the wedding planning all over again after a thief stole what she calls her wedding bag.