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UPDATE: Mother arrested in connection with fire that killed Maries Co. teen

UPDATE: Mother arrested in connection with fire that killed Maries Co. teen

Posted 9:53 PM 3/19/2019 by Jack Lee and Wesley Weglarek, KOMU 8 Digital Producers

MARIES COUNTY - Maries County deputies have arrested the mother of the 14-year-old girl who died in a house fire Sunday.

Maries County Sheriff’s Office arrested 43-year-old Tracy M. Ellis (More)

3/18/2019

Priest placed on leave due to allegations of "violations with minors"

Priest placed on leave due to allegations of "violations with minors"

Posted 9:29 AM 3/19/2019 by Ethan Stein, KOMU 8 Reporter and Charles Nichelson, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

JEFFERSON CITY - A priest at the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Jefferson City has been removed after accusations that he violated boundaries with a minor, according to the church.

"I am saddened to inform you that we have received allegations of (More)

3/17/2019

Family reflects on loss of childhood home in Audrain Co. fire

Family reflects on loss of childhood home in Audrain Co. fire

Posted 11:41 AM 3/18/2019 by Eric Graves, KOMU 8 Reporter

AUDRAIN COUNTY - A family is forced to move on after a fire destroyed their home of 32 years Saturday night.

“It was just so busy, always busy," Leslie McEwen, who grew up in the house, said. "Just the heart of the family.”

Sam and Thelma Mills, McEwen's parents, bought (More)

3/18/2019

Missouri lawmakers on spring break, many issues still unresolved

Missouri lawmakers on spring break, many issues still unresolved

Posted 6:34 AM 3/18/2019 by Shoshana Dubnow, KOMU 8 Reporter

JEFFERSON CITY – The Missouri state capitol is going to be a lot quieter this week with lawmakers' spring break starting on Monday.

Rep. Chuck Basye, R-Rocheport, said this year’s legislative session has felt smoother than previous years. Basye said he thinks (More)

3/17/2019

Jefferson City under flood warning

Jefferson City under flood warning

Posted 11:51 AM 3/17/2019 by The Associated Press

ST. JOSEPH (AP) - As rivers and creeks in flooded eastern Nebraska and western Iowa crest Saturday, officials have begun looking downstream at likely flooding further south along the Missouri River.

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