• ATV crash puts two in University Hospital Posted on 23 June 2018 at 10:34am

    CAMDEN COUNTY - Two teenage boys suffered serious injuries in an ATV accident Friday night, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol.

    According to the report, Angel Castillo, 17, hit Hunter Henderson, 16, head-on after traveling near Skywater Road.

  • St. Louis to be site of election security summit Posted on 23 June 2018 at 8:54am

    ST. LOUIS (AP) — A national gathering in St. Louis in September will focus on election security.

    Missouri Secretary of State Jay Ashcroft announced this week that the National Election Security Summit will be Sept. 10-11. Participants will include national, state and local election authorities, who will be joined by officials from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Election Assistance Commission and other experts.

  • Trump supporters are less with him on Russia than they are on other issues Posted on 23 June 2018 at 8:36am

    (CNN) -- Those who approve of the job Donald Trump is doing as the President are, naturally, much more likely to say they also approve of how he's doing on certain issues such like the economy, immigration, foreign affairs, and more.

    However, the issue his supporters are least likely to think he is handling well, especially when compared with the overall country, is the investigation into the Russian interference in the 2016 election, according to a CNN poll conducted by SSRS, released Friday.

  • Inmate charged with capital murder in Kansas deputy deaths Posted on 22 June 2018 at 9:41pm

    KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — A 30-year-old inmate was charged Friday with capital murder in the shooting deaths of two Kansas sheriff's deputies who were overpowered by him while they were trying to move him between a courthouse and jail.

    Wyandotte County District Attorney Mark Dupree announced that his office charged Antoine Fielder with two counts of capital murder in the deputies' deaths. In Kansas, the intentional, premeditated killing of a single law enforcement officer is eligible for the death penalty.

  • Credit card skimmer found at Boonville gas station Posted on 22 June 2018 at 5:49pm

    BOONVILLE – Police said a technician at a local gas station found an internal skimmer device inside a gas pump on Friday.

    Skimmer devices are designed to collect credit card information when a customer pays for fuel at the gas pump. Internal skimmers are installed inside the pump, making it more difficult to recognize. The installer then comes back later to collect the data.

  • Fulton man convicted of a dozen sex crimes Posted on 22 June 2018 at 5:01pm

    CALLAWAY COUNTY - A Fulton man could face more than 200 years in prison after being found guilty of 12 sex crimes, most involving children.

    A Callaway County jury convicted George Edward Martin, 58, guilty of the offenses of sodomy, statutory sodomy, sexual misconduct involving a child by inducement, enticement of a child, child molestation and sexual exploitation of a minor.

  • U.S. House passes farm bill, sparking concern from advocacy groups Posted on 22 June 2018 at 4:49pm

    JEFFERSON CITY – The U.S. House passed the 2018 farm bill, formally known as the Agriculture and Nutrition Act of 2018, Thursday by a vote of 213 to 211.

    The farm bill focuses on things such as commodity support, trade and international food aid, nutrition assistance and conservation.

  • Missouri farmers affected by drought conditions in spite of the rain Posted on 22 June 2018 at 4:37pm

    FULTON - Despite rainfall these past two days, statistics show most of Missouri is dryer than usual.

    Data released Thursday from the National Drought Mitigation Center shows most of northern Missouri is under severe and moderate drought conditions, while parts of southwestern Missouri are seeing "abnormally dry conditions."

  • Update: Witnesses testify in sentencing phase of Moberly murder trial Posted on 22 June 2018 at 4:15pm

    HUNTSVILLE – The sentencing phase of the trial for a convicted murderer began Friday.

    Jeffrey Nichols was convicted Thursday in the 2013 murder of Carmelita Kaser, 92, in Moberly on Easter Sunday. Jurors will now determine whether to recommend the death penalty or a lesser sentence.

  • University leaders to appeal ruling saying grad students are employees Posted on 22 June 2018 at 3:32pm

    COLUMBIA - Graduate students at the University of Missouri celebrated Thursday after they were officially considered employees, but the celebration may not last.

    Judge Jeff Harris of the 13th Circuit approved the decision for graduate students to unionize on Thursday.