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Had been charged with 2011 murder
Drew Puckett was found not guilty of second-degree murder charges late Tuesday afternoon. A grand jury indicted Puckett in 2011, charging him for the shotgun killing of Caleb Crabtree.
Governor sends National Guardsmen, other military outfits to assist severe flooding in Miller County
The city of Bagnell, Wood River Campground and Chaney Road Trailer Park in Miller County were evacuated Wednesday morning, according to the Lake Ozark Fire Protection District.
High water also closes I-44
Road closed at Westphalia, south of Vienna.
New police chief selected for California
Seventeen passengers and its driver received minor injuries Friday when a charter bus carrying Missouri School for the Deaf students overturned near the eastern Missouri community of Danville, officials said.
RR Donnelley, Jefferson City’s 12th largest employer, told its employees this morning that the Jefferson City operations will be shut down.
The Cargill Inc. turkey processing plant in California closed early Thursday, July 25, due to a possible safety issue.
Judge Kevin Crane ordered Maylee to serve four life sentences after a court appearance this morning.
Patrol also needs better monitoring of school bus safety, money-handling.
Miller County Prosecutor Matt Howard filed a murder charge Sunday against an Iberia man whose home address is the same as the home where Macala Shelton, 13, last was seen Friday night.
California Fire Department kept busy on Wednesday
RUSSELLVILLE — A flu virus has been going around the Cole County R-I Elementary School, said Superintendent Jerry Hobbs said. Tuesday 20 students were sick, then 69 on Wednesday and 34 on Thursday. Friday 14 more were sick.
More than 130 students affected
Full recovery expected
John Watson, 53 — Gov. Jay Nixon’s chief of staff — was hospitalized over the weekend after a mild stroke.
Tracking weather-related closings and announcements for Friday, March 1, 2013 on our website.