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Death of two Missouri brothers ruled a murder-suicide

BOSS, Mo. (AP) – The Dent County Sheriff’ Office is investigating a murder-suicide involving two brothers. Investigators say the brothers’ bodies were found Sunday in the unincorporated town of Boss near the Dent and Iron counties line.


Retired officer's plan to open K9 training facility in Warren Co. met with opposition from neighbors

WARREN COUNTY, Mo. (KMOV.com) -- A retired police officer’s plan to open up a kennel that would also be used to train police dogs is drawing a lot of criticism from neighbors.


Winter Storm Watch issued for SW Iowa, NW Missouri Tue. evening through Wed. Morning

The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm watch for all of southwest Iowa and parts of northwest Missouri Tuesday evening through Wednesday morning. Iowa: Monona-Harrison-Shelby-Pottawattamie-Mills-Montgomery-Fremont-Page-Crawford-Carroll-Audubon-Cass-Adair-Adams-Union-Clarke-Taylor-Rin


Northern Missouri hospital voluntarily suspends license for three months

I-70 Community Hospital in northern Missouri’s Sweet Springs has voluntarily suspended its license for 90 days. In a press release issued after 5 p.m. on Friday, the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services says the 15-bed hospital is out of compliance with regulations and unable to provide


Rockford murder suspect arrested in Missouri after high-speed chase

ROCKFORD (WREX) — The suspect wanted in the murder of a woman on Saturday in Rockford has been arrested. Abdon Ochoa-Villaneda, 37, was arrested after a high-speed chase in Clinton County, Missouri. Rockford Police detectives were able to track Ochoa-Villaneda to Missouri after Saturday’s incident a


Meth again a dangerous scourge in Missouri

Missouri was once considered the meth lab capital of the country. The frequent busts and tales of exploding labs in residential neighborhoods became so commonplace that they were no longer newsworthy.


Winter Weather Advisory for southeast Kansas and southwest Missouri

KSNF/KODE - A Winter Weather Advisory is in effect from 12pm Tuesday to 6am Wednesday. In Southeast Kansas, that includes Cherokee, Crawford, and Bourbon counties. In Southwest Missouri, all counties in the Four State region are included.


Dozen of Animals Rescued From a Hoarding Situation in Missouri

BATES COUNTY, Mo. (KNWA) - Dozens of animals have been rescued from a hoarding situation in Bates County, Missouri, and even seasoned rescue workers said they were stunned. Nearly 50 animals were rescued from the home after the homeowner was caught for a third time hoarding animals.


Missouri utility program to build more electric car chargers

COLUMBIA, Mo. – A Missouri utility is planning to spend more than $4 million over five years to encourage the construction of charging stations for electric cars. The Columbia Daily Tribune reports that the Missouri Public Service Commission recently approved Ameren Missouri’s program to offer incen


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


Cannabis business workshop held today at the University of Missouri Saint Louis

ST. LOUIS - Entrepreneurs and investors who are interested in starting a cannabis business or expanding into the Missouri cannabis industry have a chance to learn from industry pioneers on Monday, February 18.


Active tuberculosis found at University of Missouri

COLUMBIA, Mo. - A University of Missouri student has left campus voluntarily after being diagnosed with active tuberculosis, the MU News Bureau said in a news release Monday. MU officials are working with local health authorities as they identify other people who need to be tested for the illness, t


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


Slick roads blamed for rollover crash in Northeast Missouri

Slick roads now being blamed for a rollover crash involving a single vehicle. The crash happened around 8:20 p.m. Sunday on Highway 63, just one mile south of Kirksville. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, Terry Gray, 67, of Atlanta, Missouri was southbound when he lost control on the s


Missouri receives federal grant to study transportation funding

WASHINGTON — Missouri is among seven states that will receive Federal Highway Administration grants to test new ways to finance highway and bridge projects. The Missouri Department of Transportation will use its $1,782,500 grant to continue to work with the Missouri Department of Revenue to improve


25 years later, Missouri hazing death consequences remain

CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. • Twenty-five years after Michael Davis died from injuries suffered in a brutal fraternity hazing ritual at Southeast Missouri State University, his death still has far-reaching consequences.


Authorities Search for Men Who Flash Rifle at Driver

Authorities are searching for two men suspected of stealing a vehicle in Union and attempting to stop a second motorist Thursday. The suspects allegedly displayed a rifle. According to the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office, a man was driving eastbound on Little Indian Creek Road near Yellow Dog Road,


State, Local Officials Welcome Governor — Outside St. Clair Thursday

Missouri Gov. Mike Parson toured a bridge outside St. Clair Thursday afternoon, marking his first visit to Franklin County since taking office June 1. He was welcomed by city and county officials in addition to State Rep. John Simmons, R-Krakow, whose district the bridge is located in.


Authorities investigating double fatal shooting in Dent Co Missouri

BOSS, MO – The Missouri State Highway Patrol Troop I Is assisting the Dent County Sheriff’s Office in the investigation of a double fatal shooting in Boss, Missouri. The shooting happened around 5 pm on Sunday evening in the small rural township.


Missouri House oversight committee plans second hearing on Department of Revenue tax issue

A new bipartisan Missouri House oversight committee plans to hold its second hearing this week on the state Department of Revenue’s (DOR) tax error that is impacting some people’s taxes.