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Versailles man arrested after chase in Moniteau County

A Versailles man was arrested following a Tuesday pursuit with authorities in Moniteau County. Eric Riggs, 39, was taken into custody for resisting arrest, according to Moniteau County Sheriff's Department reports.


WANTED: Police search for Lake Ozark, Mo. mother who failed to appear in court

LAKE OZARK, Mo. -- Police are searching for a Lake Ozark, Mo. mother who failed to show up to a court hearing. Elizabeth Austin faces a charge of child endangerment back in March 2019 after her 6-month-old daughter suffered severe burns while in the bathtub. Investigators say the baby girl also test


Man accused of making threats with gun charged in Morgan County

Copyright © 2019 KMIZ - The Networks of Mid-Missouri. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. The Morgan County Prosecutor's Office has charged a man accused of threatening another man with a gun.


Missouri State Fair announces next concert

The Missouri State Fair has announced another concert in its 2019 lineup. Chicks with Hits featuring Terri Clark, Pam Tillis and Suzy Bogguss will perform on the Grandstand Stage at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 13.


Missouri could be forced to sell a state park

OREGON COUNTY, Mo. (KOLR10) - The state of Missouri could be forced to sell a new state park that hasn't even opened yet. Eleven-Point State Park was created back in 2016. It's a nearly 4,200-acre park in Oregon County in southern Missouri.


Osage Beach Police, Morgan County Sheriff Statistics

The Osage Beach Police reported five arrests during the week ending April 14th. Three people were taken in on outstanding warrants. An Osage Beach man was arrested on charges of stealing and property damage, while a Camdenton woman was accused of driving while suspended and failure to register a mot


Deputies searching for Miller County mom accused of burning baby

MILLER COUNTY, Mo. - ABC 17 News confirmed Thursday deputies in Miller County are searching for a woman accused of burning her baby. According to public records, a judge issued a no-bond arrest warrant for Elizabeth G. Austin, 25, of Lake Ozark, after she failed to appear for a court hearing Wednesd


Clarifying medical marijuana usage throughout Missouri

April 20, better known as 4-20 in certain circles, may pass without fanfare this year. The unofficial National Cannabis Holiday is not a day of celebration for Missourians yet. Amendment 2, the Medical Marijuana and Veteran Healthcare Services Initiative, which became law in 2018, will not result in


Morgan County man facing multiple felonies

VERSAILLES, Mo. - A Morgan County man faces multiple drug charges after perscription durgs and a gun were allegedly found in his truck. Morgan deputies were called to the Versailles Walmart Thursday after William Baur was reported sleeping in his truck. Deputies say Versailles officers and firefight


Parents call for better anti-bullying efforts after Missouri boy’s attack caught on camera

WENTZVILLE, Mo. – Patrick Vining calls it “very disturbing.” A video that’s been shared on social media shows his son being repeatedly struck inside a classroom at Wentzville Middle School.


Lawmakers from Missouri and Illinois respond to Mueller report release

Lawmakers from Missouri and Illinois are reacting to Thursday's release of a redacted version of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's report of his investigation into Russian election interference and possible coordination with Trump associates.


Missouri Congressional members react to Mueller report

A report has been released today about Robert Mueller’s investigation of President Trump’s campaign and Russia’s attempted interference in America’s 2016 election. Western Missouri Democratic Congressman Emanuel Cleaver tells Missourinet Congressional committees must review the report and continue t


“Breakthrough” movie a Missouri story, but Missouri couldn’t compete to be a film site

The newly-released feature film, “Breakthrough,” premiered in St. Louis Wednesday. That’s good news for the Missouri family upon which the inspirational film is based, but the film industry and site developers in the Show-Me State wish the production had happened here instead of Manitoba, Canada.


Cole Camp Resident Injured in Wreck

A 26-year old woman from Cole Camp was injured Thursday morning in a one-vehicle wreck that occurred in Benton County. The Missouri State Highway Patrol reported the accident just after 9:00, on Route BB at Fitzpatrick Ave.


Be bear aware! Missouri's black bears start coming out of their dens

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — An estimated 350 black bears call southern Missouri home, and as the spring season gets underway, these magnificent mammals leave their winter dens in search of food. The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) is reminding Missourians to be proactive and “Be Bear Aware.”


59-Foot Predator Yacht Arrives At Lake Of The Ozarks

A 59-foot yacht slipped into the Lake of the Ozarks this week. The 2018 57 Sunseeker Predator named Gaby was slowly trailered over Highway 54, onto Passover Road, and down the boat ramp at Formula Boats of Missouri, in Osage Beach, on Tuesday, April 16. Plywood encapsulating the cabin protected it f


Missouri Department of Conservation encourages public to be “Bear Aware” this spring

An estimated 350 black bears call southern Missouri home, and as the spring season gets underway, these magnificent mammals leave their winter dens in search of food. The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) is reminding Missourians to be proactive and “Be Bear Aware.”


ReeceNichols Lake of the Ozarks Celebrates Grand Reopening Under New Ownership

LAKE OZARK, Mo. — ReeceNichols Lake of the Ozarks, an Alliance office of ReeceNichols Real Estate, the top-ranking real estate company in Missouri and Kansas, recently held a grand reopening under new management. The office hosted an open house with refreshments Friday, April 12 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.


Local Man Admits To Sex, Explicit Texting With 13-Year-Old Girl

MILLER COUNTY, Mo. — A Brumley man has pleaded guilty to having sex with a 13-year-old. On April 16, 2019 Dillon James Hail entered “open” guilty pleas in Miller County Circuit Court to three criminal cases. An “open” guilty plea is a guilty plea in which the State and defendant do not have a comple


Two Eldon Residents Arrested by Highway Patrol

Two Eldon residents have been arrested in separate incidents by the Highway Patrol. 32-year old Russell See was placed on a 24-hour hold in Moniteau County after being picked up on charges of careless & imprudent driving, DWI, and interference with the legal process. 28-year old Brandon Dean was arr