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Hunters find human bones near Eldon


Hunters in Miller County made a grisly discovery in the woods recently…human remains. The bones were found north of Eldon along Highway 87. They have been taken to Columbia for examination. Beyond that, a Miller County sheriff’s department spokesman says the department has little to go on. There was no …

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Bad stretch of 54 may get a little safer


You might be one of those many Mid-Missouri drivers who’s had a close call or even an accident on Highway – 54. The Highway Patrol’s Sergeant Scott White says the road has seen its share of fatal crashes .. like last summer just north of the Missouri River bridge .. …

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Hey Santa! .. I want my very own bridge!


Just in time for that hard to buy for person on your Christmas list…MoDOT wants to give you a bridge. The old Route J Bridge across the Little Niangua river near Macks Creek is available for nothing. MoDOT is looking for someone or some organization to take the bridge once …

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Mid-Mo rape suspect caught in Cole County


A Columbia rape suspect is now in jail. Police say a 14-year-old girl reported that Brayan Arteaga sexually assaulted her on Vandiver Drive on September 11. The Jefferson City man was caught in Cole County, and taken to Boone County Jail on Wednesday. Arteaga, 25, was scheduled for his first …

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Cole County man goes missing


Cole County authorities are looking for a missing man. Glen Ford’s house burned down on Berry Street in Eugene a couple weeks ago. Investigators say he was not there when the fire happened, but he hasn’t been seen since.  

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63 crash kills Dixon driver


A Dixon woman is dead after a four car pile up on Highway 63 north of Vienna yesterday morning. The Missouri Highway Patrol says the crash occured about 5-15 Wednesday morning when 59 year old Sheryl Hughes’ car crossed the center line of Highway 63 and struck a vehicle driven …

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Elderly driver – ‘1’ .. Dillards .. ‘ZERO’

Picture credit-KMIZ ABC 17

The Jefferson City Dillards store at the mall got the worst of a Wednesday morning car crash. The Jefferson City police department says an 88 year old woman driver hit the gas instead of the brake…jumping the curb and striking the front of the store. The car did damage to …

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Beware the runaway turkey fryer!


Did your Thanksgiving include a fried turkey? Jefferson City Fire Division Chief Jason Turner using 5 – gallons of hot cooking oil is a real fire hazard … They are often the cause of home fires. Turner says they posted a video of an out of control turkey fryer on …

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Bad wreck jams 63 near Freeburg


A multi-vehicle crash has closed all lanes of U.S. Route 63 at Maries County Road 302, north of Vienna. Emergency officials are on the scene. The road is expected to be closed through mid-to-late morning. Motorists are being detoured around the area by taking Routes P and AA. Delays are …

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Wrecks near the Mall jam up traffic

Picture from ABC 17 KMIZ

It looks like driver inattention leads to multiple wrecks on Highway 50 which wound up involving 13 cars. The pile up began about 5-20 Tuesday afternoon with a wreck on Highway 50 near the mall exit. After that, five more wrecks occurred in quick succession. Traffic was stopped in the …

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