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Lincoln County siblings facing charges for child sex crimes police say

LINCOLN COUNTY, Mo. (KMOV.com) -- A 42-year-old man is facing charges Friday for alleged inappropriate touching of a girl younger than 12 years old. Detectives with the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office began investigating a sex offense of a girl under 12 years of age in mid-December.


Victim of deadly western Missouri I-70 crash identified

OAK GROVE, Mo. - A family still in shock after their 74-year-old matriarch dies in that massive I-70 pileup Friday. The Missouri State Highway Patrol says Linda and James Henderson of Platte City crashed into the rear towed unit of a semi that slid off the side of the road. Mrs. Henderson died from


1 man dead in Lincoln County fire after rescuers driven back by heavy flames

MOSCOW MILLS, Mo. (KMOV.com) -- One man is dead after a late-night fire in Lincoln County Tuesday. Firefighters from the Lincoln County Fire Protection District responded to a fire at a mobile home in the 200 block of East 4th Street in Moscow Mills just after 11 p.m.


Missouri woman gets prison in fatal abuse of infant son

ST. CHARLES, Mo. — A Missouri mother who did nothing to protect her infant from fatal abuse at the hands of her boyfriend has been sentenced to 21 years in prison. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that 22-year-old Megan Hendricks, of Wentzville, was sentenced Friday. She had pleaded guilty in Aug


What Kansas And Missouri Lawmakers Think About Trump's Border Emergency Declaration

This story has been updated to include statements from Missouri Sen. Josh Hawley and Rep. Bill Graves. For the most part, the reactions of Kansas' and Missouri's congressional delegation to President Donald Trump's emergency declaration Friday fell along party lines.


Family reeling after they say service dog was stolen from their yard

EOLIA, Mo. (KMOV.com) -- A dog meant to help a disabled Pike County man is missing, and family members believe the German Shepherd was stolen from their backyard. The dog disappeared from their home in Eolia, Missouri about 20 miles north of Troy, and it’s left Zack Winkle unable to live his normal


47-car pileup in Missouri leaves at least 1 dead

Whiteout conditions are being blamed for a 47-car pileup in Missouri on Friday. At least one person was killed.


Accused stalker bought Missouri DMV employees pizza, handed out cash before eventual arrest, police say

LINCOLN Co., Mo. (KMOV.com) -- A man accused of stalking employees at a driver’s license and vehicle registration office in Troy, Missouri has been arrested. Timothy Howe, 34, was a regular at the Troy office. He was known to come in asking for duplicate titles, abandoned vehicle forms, and other ve


Lawmakers criticize Missouri Department of Revenue over tax calculation error

(Jefferson City) -- A bipartisan Missouri House committee blasted the state Department of Revenue (DOR) on Wednesday in Jefferson City for lack of communication regarding an error that is impacting some people’s taxes. DOR says the inaccurate calculation involves the federal tax deduction.


Missouri Corrections officials say threats to staff real, constant

If something can be sharpened to a point or ground to a sharp edge, some offenders in Missouri's prisons will likely do it. But the inmates don't need a weapon to do serious harm to a guard, according to Stanley Keely, a deputy warden at Jefferson City Correctional Center. Officers have been slashed


Viral video shows massive deadly pileup occur in Missouri

A video showing a massive 47-vehicle accident unfolding on a snowy interstate in Kansas City, Mo., was viewed millions of times overnight Friday after it was posted on Twitter.


Lincoln County seeks to reduce crime by investing in inmates’ futures

LINCOLN COUNTY, MO - The cost of funding the criminal justice system and the costs of crime itself is a huge burden on taxpayers. So, how do you decrease spending, improve public safety, and decrease crime? In Lincoln County, the sheriff and local organizations believe it’s by investing in the peopl


Missouri State Highway Patrol searching for missing person

(KFVS) - The Missouri State Highway Patrol is asking the public for help in locating a missing man. According to the St. Louis Police Department, Edvin Cahic, 26, went missing from 9616 Jesse Dr. at 11:45 a.m. on Feb. 16.


729 crashes, 60 injuries and 3 deaths reported across Missouri since Friday morning

ST. LOUIS – Snow started to fall across our area early Friday afternoon and it didn’t take long for the roads to get slick. Since 9 a.m. Friday, the Missouri State Highway Patrol has responded to 729 crashes, 779 stranded drivers, 60 injuries and three deaths.


Winfield police looking for man missing since Friday morning

WINFIELD, Mo. — Police have issued an endangered person advisory for Kenneth Ellis. Ellis was last seen on Friday morning around 10 a.m. wearing blue jeans, a light brown t-shirt and a red Adidas pullover or sweater.


Missouri police investigate after man dies in jail

A Missouri police department is conducting its own administrative investigation following the death of a man in a city jail. Anthony Phillip Garner died on Dec. 19 after officers with the Pleasant Hill Police Department defied their own written policy of removing belts, The Kansas City Star reported


One person dies in 40 car wreck in western Missouri

OAK GROVE, Mo. - A major highway in western Missouri is back open this morning after a deadly pileup. The Missouri Highway Patrol says that at least one person died in this 40-plus vehicle wreck near Oak Grove. The pile-up forced I-70 to shut down in both directions for several hours.


One dies in Moscow Mills fire despite multiple rescue attempts

Moscow Mills – On Feb. 12, 2019 at 11:07 p.m., the Lincoln County Fire Protection District responded to a two-alarm mobile home fire in the 200 Block of East Fourth Sreet in Moscow Mills. While responding, the 911 center stated there was one person trapped in the house.


Deer in 24 states, including Missouri and Illinois, infected with chronic wasting disease

Chronic wasting disease has been detected in wild deer, elk or moose in 24 states, with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention warning hunters to avoid handling or eating potentially infected meat.


More freezing precipitation possible for Southern Missouri

Another round of freezing precipitation is possible on the north side of the state line. A winter weather advisory will be in effect for Southern Missouri beginning at 6:00 Saturday evening and continuing until 6:00 Sunday morning.