Missouri

June 05, 2019 - 6:16 pm
Missouri utility regulators have approved the acquisition of a large wind energy project by a Chicago firm. The decision Wednesday by the state Public Service Commission was a necessary step for Invenergy to buy the rights to construct the proposed Grain Belt Express power line. The project...
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June 04, 2019 - 8:08 pm
A former teacher and swim coach who worked in the Kansas City area has been sentenced to federal prison for sexually assaulting and exploiting children in crimes that spanned decades. James Green Jr., 54, was sentenced Tuesday to concurrent terms of 30 and 10 years for production of child...
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June 04, 2019 - 5:47 am
Mosquitoes are challenging volunteers helping in recovery and cleanup efforts after a tornado outbreak slammed southwest Missouri. The Joplin Globe reports that state health officials have warned about mosquitoes after heavy rain in the region. The insects are a nuisance and can carry disease...
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May 29, 2019 - 7:03 pm
A Kansas City-area man has drowned while swimming at the Lake of the Ozarks during the Memorial Day holiday. The Missouri Highway Patrol said William Gordon-Price, 27, of Overland Park, Kansas, drowned about 4:45 p.m. Monday near the Grand Glaize Bridge. Gordon-Price had jumped into the water and...
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May 25, 2019 - 7:20 am
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May 25, 2019 - 5:17 am
The bodies of a man and a woman were discovered Friday in a submerged vehicle near the Mississippi River in Missouri, bringing the death toll to nine from storms that have ravaged the central U.S. this week and threaten major flooding through the holiday weekend. John Reinhardt, 20, and Caitlin...
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May 23, 2019 - 2:01 pm
A tornado tore apart buildings in Missouri's capital city as part of an overnight outbreak of severe weather across the state that left at least three people dead and dozens injured. The National Weather Service confirmed that the large and destructive twister moved over Jefferson City shortly...
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May 23, 2019 - 7:58 am
A tornado tore apart buildings in Missouri's capital city as severe weather swept across the state overnight, killing at least three people and injuring nearly two dozen others. The National Weather Service confirmed that the large and destructive tornado moved over Jefferson City shortly before...
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May 23, 2019 - 3:52 am
A "violent tornado" touched down in Jefferson City, Missouri, causing heavy damage Wednesday, according to the National Weather Service. The service reported that a "confirmed large and destructive tornado" was observed over Jefferson City at 11:43 p.m. Wednesday, moving northeast at 40 mph (64 kph...
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May 21, 2019 - 8:00 pm
Missouri authorities say heavy rain was a contributing factor in the deaths of two people in a traffic accident near Springfield. The Missouri State Highway Patrol says the crash happened around 11:30 a.m. Tuesday when the victim's sport utility vehicle skidded across the center of U.S. 160 about 1...
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