KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Winter weather is being blamed for crashes in Kansas and Missouri, including two fatal crashes in Missouri.
The Missouri State Highway Patrol said Michael Dickison,...
FESTUS, Mo. (AP) — Prosecutors have charged a 75-year-old eastern Missouri man with murder in the fatal beating of his neighbor.
Jefferson County prosecutors announced Tuesday that Dale...
WILLOW SPRINGS, Mo. (AP) — A man has died in the crash a utility terrain vehicle in southern Missouri, authorities there said.
The accident happened Wednesday evening on private property...
FESTUS, Mo. (AP) — A train hauling rock derailed in the eastern Missouri city of Festus, officials there said.
The derailment happened Monday evening on Union Pacific Railroad tracks, when...
JEFFERSON COUNTY, Mo. (AP) — Authorities were working Sunday to recapture two chimpanzees that escaped from a sanctuary in eastern Missouri.
FESTUS, Mo. (AP) — A 73-year-old man was shot to death Saturday, and his 42-year-old son was arrested and charged with the killing, police in eastern Missouri said.
ST. LOUIS (AP) — A St. Louis area doctor has been sentenced to 45 days in prison for Medicare and Medicaid fraud.
The U.S. attorney's office said in a news release that 49-year-old Antoine...
ST. LOUIS (AP) — A St. Louis man who was behind the wheel of a stolen car in 2015 that crashed and killed two women has pleaded guilty to two counts of involuntary manslaughter.
FESTUS, Mo. (AP) — Authorities say a sheriff's deputy in eastern Missouri shot a suspected thief during a confrontation in an abandoned nursing home near Festus.
FESTUS, Mo. (AP) — Police say 63-year-old eastern Missouri man told investigators he fatally shot his son after finding him choking his mother in their home.
Festus Police Chief Doug Wendel says officers called to a home early Monday found the couple's 29-year-old son dead from gunshot wounds.
FESTUS, Mo. (AP) — Authorities have found a woman's body after extinguishing a fire in a St. Louis area mobile home.
FESTUS, Mo. (AP) — Authorities have identified the men killed in an eastern Missouri plane crash as an American Airlines pilot and his son.
Jefferson County Sheriff Dave Marshak on Monday said the victims were veteran pilot 56-year-old Michael Metzger of Hillsboro and 20-year-old Jacob Metzger of the state of Iowa.
The plane crashed about 2 a.m. Friday just a few hundred yards from the unlit airport in Festus, even as the pilot's fiancee tried to guide it in with a flashlight.
FESTUS, Mo. (AP) — A man and his adult son were killed when their small plane crashed near an unlit Missouri airport, even as the pilot's fiancee tried to guide in the plane with a flashlight.
The wreckage was discovered Friday morning in woods near the airport runway in Festus, south of St. Louis. The victims' names haven't been released.
FESTUS, Mo. (AP) — A 3-year-old girl with a rare form of brain cancer got to call the shots at a suburban St. Louis fire department while serving as "honorary chief."
HERCULANEUM, Mo. (AP) — A suspect is dead after allegedly firing shots at officers during a pursuit along an interstate highway near St. Louis.
The pursuit began Friday afternoon in the Jefferson County town of Herculaneum when police tried to pull over an SUV. The man sped away, dragging an officer a short distance. The officer is expected to make a full recovery.
FESTUS, Mo. (AP) — A U.S. Army helicopter was forced by bad weather to make an emergency landing at a restaurant parking lot near St. Louis.
FESTUS, Mo. (AP) — Authorities say a suspect in an eastern Missouri burglary called a hospital to report an active shooter to create a diversion as he fled from police.
FESTUS, Mo. (AP) — A felony suspect is in custody after allegedly stealing a suburban St. Louis patrol car.
Jefferson County authorities say a deputy stopped at a gas station in Festus Wednesday night and saw the 42-year-old man acting suspiciously. The deputy discovered the man was wanted in St. Charles County on a felony warrant for failing to register as a sex offender.
FESTUS, Mo. (AP) — A center in eastern Missouri is offering to give up its chimpanzees and other primates to settle a lawsuit filed by People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals.
HILLSBORO, Mo. (AP) — Two young women killed while trying to get their stalled vehicle off an eastern Missouri roadway were Army reservists returning home from a college visit.
Authorities say 19-year-old Genevieve Brown of Festus and 18-year-old Warsha Kumar of Yakima, Washington, were driving a sport utility vehicle that stalled on a Jefferson County roadway, near Hillsboro. An 84-year-old driver then struck the SUV and two other vehicles whose occupants had stopped to help the stranded women.
HILLSBORO, Mo. (AP) — Two teenagers are dead after being struck by a car while trying to get their stalled vehicle off an eastern Missouri roadway.
Authorities say 19-year-old Genevieve Brown of Festus and 18-year-old Warsha Kumar of Yakima, Washington, were driving a 2002 Land Rover Discovery Monday evening when it stalled on a Jefferson County roadway, near Hillsboro. People from two other vehicles were helping push the disabled car off the road.
ST. LOUIS (AP) — The owner of a Festus nursing home who used Medicaid funds for strippers, gambling and other personal expenses while the facilities were falling apart has been sentenced to nearly 3.5 years in prison.
Federal prosecutors say 53-year-old Johnnie Mac Sells, of St. Peters, the former CEO of Benchmark Health Care, spent more than $667,000 in Medicaid funds on his personal lifestyle. He pleaded guilty in April to health care fraud.
FESTUS, Mo. (AP) — An eastern Missouri teenager is dead after being accidentally shot with a gun he and a friend found in a city park.
Police say 17-year-old Zackary Depung and another 17-year-old found the gun Saturday at a park in Festus. They believed the gun was unloaded as they played with it outside Depung's house.
Depung was shot near the neck. He was flown to a St. Louis hospital, where he died early Sunday.
FESTUS, Mo. (AP) — Police in the St. Louis-area city of Festus say that for the second time within days a razor blade has been found hidden in the handlebar of a shopping cart at a Walmart store.
This week's discovery of the blade stuck on the bottom side of a cart handle follows a similar case on Sunday, when a woman was nicked when her hand hit the blade.
CLAYTON, Mo. (AP) — A jail inmate who escaped from a hospital has been arrested at a mobile home park in suburban St. Louis.
St. Louis County police say 36-year-old Bruce Brutsman was taken into custody around noon Wednesday near Festus. He is accused of bolting Saturday morning from a hospital where he was being treated after he allegedly swallowed a battery. Police say he was wearing hospital scrubs when he got away from the corrections officer assigned to monitor him.
FESTUS, Mo. (AP) — The owner of a suburban St. Louis nursing home where 60 residents had to be rescued after food ran out and trash piled up has pleaded guilty to federal charges for stealing $667,000 from Medicaid and spending it on strippers, gambling and other things.
HILLSBORO, Mo. (AP) — An eastern Missouri man has been ordered to spend a quarter century in prison in connection with a shooting death two years ago.
The St. Louis Post-Dispatch (http://bit.ly/2mFiJkQ ) reports that 30-year-old Thomas Harris of Festus was sentenced Tuesday in Jefferson County.
Harris was convicted in November of second-degree murder and armed criminal action.
FESTUS, Mo. (AP) — The bills were unpaid, the phones shut off, trash piled up and food ran out. The problems at the Benchmark Healthcare nursing home in Festus forced the state to take the unusual step of shutting it down earlier this month.
FESTUS, Mo. (AP) — An eastern Missouri high school student has been suspended after holding up a sign for Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump at a pep assembly.
The St. Louis Post-Dispatch (http://bit.ly/2bXAtob ) reports that Festus Superintendent Link Luttrell said the discipline had nothing to do with the content of the sign, which was held up last week.