Railroad worker injured along the tracks in Osage County


Emergency crews rescued a railroad worker trapped inside a piece of machinery that tipped over yesterday near Freeburg. Authorities say the man was operating a trackhoe along the Rock Island Railroad tracks when it tipped over. Firefighters had to use special equipment to cut the man free. The worker was …

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Propane Tanker Closes Road

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Highway 17 in Pulaski County is open to traffic once again. The road was shut down just north of Crocker Saturday morning when a tanker truck carrying propane overturned. Nine thousand gallons of the volatile gas was allowed to dissipate from the leaking truck. Fire fighters including a group from …

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a bad guy may be on the run in franklin county

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Law enforcement officials think they have a man wanted in several counties on the run again in Franklin County. 32-year-old Matt Lackey most recently was charged with kidnapping and raping a woman from the Belle/Bland area of Osage County in October. He’s wanted on dozens of charges in at least …

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elderly moberly man accused of shooting his wife


An 81- year old Moberly man is in jail…charged with murder in the shooting death of his wife over the weekend. Witnesses say Vernon Head seemed disoriented when he walked into a Huntsville business Saturday morning and told workers that his wife had been shot. Sheriff’s deputies found the body …

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tensions high on m-u campus because of threats


Tensions remain high on the University of Missouri campus in the wake of Monday’s resignations of the school’s two top administrators. There was an increased police presence on campus overnight after several threats against black students appeared on social media sites. A threat called in to the campus’s Black Culture …

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Bras For A Cause


Join the community for a night of food, fun, and fundraising at Bras for a Cause! Canterbury Hill Winery is the place to be Saturday, October 24th to benefit the Community Breast Care Project. Tickets are $20 and available at multiple locations (listed below). The night will include dinner, drinks, …

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** update ** suspect named — chase leads thru 3 counties


A woman is facing charges after running from Jefferson City police and leading officers on a chase through 3 – counties. JC-PD tried to pull her over on the tri-level early this morning when she took off across the Missouri River Bridge in Callaway and then into Boone County … …

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investigators may never know cause of lake condo fire

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Fire investigators say they may know where Tuesday’s deadly condo fire started…but not how. The state fire marshal’s office concludes its on-scene investigation at the Compass Pointe condominiums on Thursday. Investigators say the blaze appears to have started just outside the door to condominium where four young children died. Fire …

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