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    Father-in-law charged in shooting

    Father-in-law charged in shooting

    Posted 6:29 AM 5/26/2015 by The Associated Press

    WENTZVILLE (AP) - A Missouri man is facing second-degree murder charges in the shooting death of his son-in-law.

    KMOV-TV reports that 61-year-old Thomas McGovern is accused in the fatal shooting of 38-year-old Casey White early Monday in Wentzville.

    Police say a gun was recovered at the shooting scene. A motive for the crime was not disclosed.

    McGovern is jailed on $100,000 cash-only bond.

     

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    Video of lake sturgeon spawning good news for species' future

    Posted 6:23 AM 5/26/2015 by Jenna Middaugh, KOMU 8 Reporter

    COLUMBIA - The Missouri Department of Conservation is celebrating recent video that shows lake sturgeon spawning in the wild.

    Research Center Chief Vince Travnichek said the department has been trying to reintroduce lake sturgeon into the Missouri and Mississippi rivers for almost 30 (More)

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    Kansas City police investigating woman's death

    Kansas City police investigating woman's death

    Posted 6:21 AM 5/26/2015 by The Associated Press

    KANSAS CITY (AP) - Kansas City police say they are investigating a woman's death as a homicide.

    The body of a woman in her early 20s was found inside a home in east Kansas City Monday night.

    Police originally said the death was suspicious by said Monday morning it is now being (More)

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    Police investigate St. Louis shooting with children nearby

    Police investigate St. Louis shooting with children nearby

    Posted 3:34 AM 5/26/2015 by The Associated Press

    ST. LOUIS (AP) - St. Louis police are investigating an incident that left four people shot in an apartment with young children in another room.

    KMOX-AM reports police arrived at an apartment Sunday night to find two 25-year-old men, a 31-year-old woman, and a 25-year-old woman on the (More)

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    Treasurer's office aims to reunite veterans with military medals

    Posted 9:03 PM 5/25/2015 by Arianna Poindexter, KOMU 8 Reporter

    JEFFERSON CITY - Memorial Day is a time to honor the veterans who have risked their lives to serve our country. Some of the most prestigious military medals in the world are sitting in the Missouri State Treasurer's Office waiting to be reunited with the hardworking men and women who earned (More)

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    World War II veteran dies in Fulton car crash

    Posted 7:39 PM 5/25/2015 by Blair Ussary, KOMU 8 News

    FULTON - A World War II veteran died Monday evening in a car crash on Hwy 54, according to the Fulton Police Department.

    William Rogers, 92, was trying to cross  the highway when his car was hit by a truck traveling westbound. Rogers was pronounced dead on the scene. Two adults, one (More)

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    Firefighters give safety reminder as grilling season heats up

    Posted 6:07 PM 5/25/2015 by Abby Rice, KOMU 8 reporter

    COLUMBIA - As Memorial Day weekend comes to a close, grilling season is in full swing and the National Fire Protection Association is reminding grillers to stay safe.

    According to the NFPA's most recent report, grilling accidents result in (More)

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    Inmate sentenced to life in prison may be a free man this summer

    Inmate sentenced to life in prison may be a free man this summer

    Posted 5:23 PM 5/25/2015 by Andrea Gonzales, KOMU 8 Reporter

    JEFFERSON CITY - An inmate who was sentenced life in prison without parole may be a free man this summer.

    Governor Jay Nixon granted Jeff Mizanskey clemency on Friday, which makes him eligible for parole. A judge sentenced Mizanskey in 1996 for three marijuana offenses.

    "The (More)

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    Amid roll cart debate, injuries continue for sanitation workers

    Posted 5:00 PM 5/25/2015 by Christian Piekos, KOMU 8 Reporter

    COLUMBIA - For the past several months, the city of Columbia has been discussing with residents a possible switch to a roll cart trash collection system. One aspect of the debate between the city and its residents is the continued safety of sanitation workers.

    "On the residential (More)

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    Centralia Cemetery hosts the Avenue of Flags for Memorial Day

    Posted 3:07 PM 5/25/2015 by Sam Knef, KOMU 8 Reporter

    CENTRALIA - There will be a Memorial Day service at the Centralia City Cemetery at 6:30 p.m. Monday

    Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 6276 will host the event, as well as the Avenue of Flags.

    Guest speaker Captain Ryan Ball of the U.S. Army said the service has been held every year for (More)

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    Shakespeare's Pizza closes downtown location for now

    Shakespeare's Pizza closes downtown location for now

    Posted 2:30 PM 5/25/2015 by Andrea Gonzales, KOMU 8 Reporter

    COLUMBIA - Shakespeare's Pizza closed the doors of its downtown-location until the summer of 2016. 

    A temporary location will open at 220 South Eighth Street late this May, according to Shakespeare's Facebook page.

    Many customers stopped by Monday for pizza, only to see that no (More)

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    Suspect arrested in death of Missouri clerk

    Suspect arrested in death of Missouri clerk

    Posted 2:02 PM 5/25/2015 by The Associated Press

    PARMA (AP) - Authorities say they've arrested a suspect in the fatal shooting of a southeast Missouri store clerk.

    KFVS reports the suspect was arrested Sunday in St. Louis and is being held without bond in Pemiscot County. He was being sought in the May 18 death of 59-year-old Brenda (More)

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    Residents voice concerns about bear on the loose

    Posted 2:01 PM 5/25/2015 by Hanna Yates, KOMU 8 Reporter

    FULTON - It's the mystery that's confounding and, in some cases, frightening residents in Fulton: Where is the bear?

    A bear that's been on the loose since Sunday night has reportedly made another appearance.

    People allegedly spotted it in front of Tom's Cleaner's Sunday night around (More)

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