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)
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)
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)
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)
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.