Southern Seven Health Department reports the CDC confirmed on January 21 the first case of 2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) in the United States in the State of Washington. The CDC and the Department of Homeland Security’s Customs and Border Protection (CBP) will implement enhanced health screenings to detect ill travelers traveling to the United States […]
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The Public Service Commission and state courts have approved the Grain Belt transmission line project across northern Missouri, but lawmakers want to stop the lines from running across private property. The House gave initial approval to a bill yesterday to block the utility company from using eminent domain. Deb Lavender of St. Louis County supports […]
An argument in a St. Louis nursing home results in a homicide investigation. Ryan Hart has details.
A 25-year-old man was fatally shot early yesterday morning at an apartment complex in Carbondale. Carbondale police responded to a report of shots fired and an injured person just after midnight. When police arrived, they found a man unresponsive on the pavement in front of the residence. He had been shot multiple times. He was pronounced dead […]
A Poplar Bluff man pleaded guilty Tuesday to the illegal possession of firearms. David Berry was charged with two counts of felon in possession of a firearm. Shortly after 1 a.m. on Nov. 12, 2018, Poplar Bluff Police Patrolman Matt Kassing saw a motorcycle fail to signal a left turn and continued to a nearby […]
A building received extensive damage yesterday after it partially collapsed from a vehicle crashing into it. The Kennett Fire Department says a vehicle crashed into the Tower Loan building on 601 1st Street, causing the building to partially collapse and trapping an individual inside the car. The occupant was extracted from the vehicle safely. Parts […]
The state’s top judge laid out the needs of the court system for the Missouri Legislature yesterday in the annual State of the Judiciary Address. Justice George Draper thanked lawmakers for the money spent on the technology to automate the case management system and he says they need more. Draper noted that this is the […]
Missouri Department of Transportation Director Patrick McKenna says MoDOT is experiencing a historic 13% annual turnover rate. During a Missouri House subcommittee hearing, McKenna says well over 700 employees could leave during the current fiscal year. McKenna says the turnover rate is generational, but indicates pay is also part of the problem.