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Wentzville woman gets prison in fatal abuse of infant son

ST. CHARLES, Mo. (AP) — 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 i


5 New Wentzville Area Houses For Sale

WENTZVILLE, MO — When you're in the market for a new home, keeping tabs on all the latest listings can be a wearisome job. That's why we here at Patch have stepped in and done the initial work for you.


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


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.


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


Wentzville man beat 5-year-old as child's mother watched, authorities say

WENTZVILLE (KMOV.com) - A Wentzville man is facing charges for allegedly beating his girlfriend’s son for not being able to read. Adam Frederick is charged with child abuse. Police say he spanked the boy, 5, while his mother watched, and spanked him so hard that his grandmother took him to the hospi


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.


Missouri Loves Company: Wolf, Lindenwood Frustrate RMU in Road Finale

WENTZVILLE, Mo. -- In its latest effort to cross the College Hockey America finish line first for the third year in a row, the Robert Morris women's hockey team did everything but finish.


Man found dead in a West County church restroom during Sunday service

MANCHESTER, Mo. (KMOV.com) -- A 45-year-old man was found dead in a West County church restroom on Sunday, police said. The Manchester Police Department found a white man in the men's restroom dead from an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound at Manchester United Methodist Church around noon on Sun


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


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


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.


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.


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


Days-long boil advisory in place in Foristell

FORISTELL, Mo. (KMOV.com) – A boil advisory is in place for residents in a St. Charles County city. Saturday, officials said they were repairing a leak near the Foristell water tower. That night, the water company put out a boil advisory.


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


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.


O'Fallon: 5 Newest Homes To Hit The Market

O'FALLON, MO — When you're in the market for some fresh digs, keeping tabs on all the latest listings can be a laborious job. That's why we here at Patch have stepped in and done the prepwork for you.


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.


Two ejected during fatal crash on I-64 near Clayton Road

ST. LOUIS, Mo. - One person is dead after a crash involving a pickup truck on westbound I-64 near Clayton road. The accident happened at around 4:30am Sunday. Reporter Jason Maxwell says that two people were inside the vehicle during the crash. Speed may have been a factor in the accident. The peopl