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Bland driver falls asleep behind the wheel, injured in Osage County accident

OSAGE COUNTY, Mo. — A Bland man was injured after falling asleep behind the wheel in Osage County Monday afternoon. According to a Missouri State Highway Patrol report, Zackery J. Stasiak, 26, was driving on Missouri Route 89, just south of Roberts Trail, when he fell asleep. His Chevrolet Cruze traveled off the left side of the roadway, struck a tree and overturned. The accident happened around 4 p.m. Monday. He was transported to SSM Health in Jefferson City with moderate injuries.
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Benton County crash injures Warsaw driver Monday afternoon

BENTON COUNTY, Mo. — A Warsaw woman was injured in a Benton County crash Monday afternoon. According to a Missouri State Highway Patrol report, Tina M. Hendrix, 53, was driving northbound on Missouri Route 7, south of Summit Road, around 3:20 p.m. Her Chevrolet HHR crossed the center line, ran off the left side of the roadway, struck a sign and two trees. Hendrix was transported by Warsaw EMS to Golden Valley Hospital with moderate injuries.
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Audio: Parson to sign into law restrictions on Missouri’s local health departments

Governor Parson plans to sign into law tomorrow restrictions on Missouri’s local health departments. The legislation bans county health departments from issuing public health orders during a state-declared emergency. It limits them to ordering the closure of businesses, schools, churches, and gatherings for up to thirty days. After that time, closures will be left up to the local city council to decide. The bill would also ban cities and counties from requiring coronavirus vaccination records for anyone trying to access public transportation.
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Pregnant Missouri woman says she's had no AC for weeks amid near-record heat

JEFFERSON COUNTY, MO (KMOV.com) -- Abby Kaston says she’s been living with sweat and sweltering temperatures for weeks. “It feels like hell,” Katson said. Kaston, who is four months pregnant, says she and her roommates have been living without a working air conditioner for almost a month. With temperatures climbing into the 90’s, she says the inside of her trailer at the Sycamore Springs Mobile Home Park in House Springs, Mo is unbearable. So much so, that Katson says she was hospitalized two weeks ago for dehydration. Kaston says her unit isn’t the only one without working AC.
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Intoxicated driver hits Missouri Highway Patrol vehicle

BARRY COUNTY, Mo. – The Missouri State Highway Patrol issues a warning after a crash involving one of their own. The crash happened Sunday around 7:00 a.m. on Highway 37, about a half mile south of Purdy, Missouri. According to the crash report, a Chevrolet truck hit a Ford Explorer Police Interceptor in the back at a high rate of speed. The trooper was in the vehicle at the time.
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Missouri Gov. Mike Parson signs bill banning vaccine passports

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Missouri Gov. Mike Parson announced Tuesday he signed House Bill 271 into law, establishing what he said creates "greater accountability for local leaders when imposing public health orders." The law also prohibits local COVID-19 vaccine passports. "This legislation I am signing today requires local leaders to...
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Woman struck while walking in southern Greene County

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (KY3) - A woman is hospitalized, after being clipped by a truck while walking along a farm road in southern Greene County. It happened around 6:30 pm Monday. A Missouri State Highway Patrol trooper say the woman was walking along Farm Road 186 when she was hit by the extra wide mirror of a passing truck.
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Missouri COVID-19 Case Numbers Surge 93 Percent Over Previous Week

Things aren’t looking good for Missouri in the latest COVID-19 data, with our state case numbers rising a shocking 93.8 percent in just over a week. In the week that ended Sunday, June 13, there were 4,378 COVID-19 cases in Missouri. That’s a sharp increase over the previous week in which there were 2,259 cases in the state.
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Salem man injured in Sunday deer strike on Highway 32

A Salem man was injured Sunday resulting from a one-vehicle crash that occurred on Highway 32 one mile east of Salem, according to an online report of Troop I of the Missouri State Highway Patrol. A 2003 Kawasaki Vulcan 1500, driven by Timothy A. Tompkins, 55, was eastbound at 9:30...
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Two from Park Hills Killed in Washington County Crash

(Pea Ridge) Two people from Park Hills were killed and two others injured after a two vehicle crash Sunday afternoon in Washington County. The Missouri State Highway Patrol says the accident took place at 24505 Highway 185, just outside the boundaries of the Pea Ridge Conservation Area when a Buick Rendezvous driven by 61-year-old Karen Medlin of Park Hills was traveling northwest on 185 while a GMC pickup truck driven by 55-year-old Robert Schneider of Park Hills was moving southeast on 185.