Lake Ozark, MO

Man found guilty of attempted murder-suicide at Eldon funeral home

A St. Louis-area man who attempted a murder-suicide at an Eldon funeral home is found guilty. Bradley Duncan, of Chesterfield, was convicted Wednesday on charges of first-degree domestic assault, armed criminal action, and unlawful use of a weapon. He’ll be sentenced January 13, 2023. The incident happened in April...

Rick’s C Store in Lake Ozark catches fire

LAKE OZARK, Mo. (KMIZ) The Lake Ozark Fire Protection District was dispatched to Rick's C Store & More on Tuesday night for a structure fire. The fire was inside the building. An employee was assessed and released on the scene, according to a press release. Crews remained at the scene until 2:41 a.m. Wednesday. The The post Rick’s C Store in Lake Ozark catches fire appeared first on ABC17NEWS.

Florida amusement park ride will be taken down after Missouri teen fell to his death

A towering amusement ride in central Florida's tourism district where a Missouri teen fell to his death will be taken down because of the accident, the owner said Thursday. The decision to remove the more than 400-foot ride, which opened last December in Orlando's International Drive district, was directly linked to the death of 14-year-old Tyre Sampson last March, the owner, Orlando Slingshot, said in a statement.

Bicycle skills park opens this weekend at the Lake, with eyes on expansion

A new multi-use trail system is coming to the Lake of the Ozarks, one step at a time. The multi-stage project kicks off this weekend with the grand opening of its Magic Dragon Bicycle Skills Park. The grand opening of the 70-mile park is scheduled for Sunday, October 9 from 2 to 5 p.m. The entrance to the park is located near Tri-County YMCA on Airport Road.

Tracking a big cool down overnight, chilly Friday

TONIGHT: Partly cloudy and breezy with lows in the low to mid-40s. TOMORROW: Partly to mostly sunny and cooler with highs in the upper 50s to around 60. EXTENDED: Most areas across Mid-Missouri are dry with partial cloud cover overnight. We drop into the mid-40s by tomorrow morning, and we can expect a gusty night as winds pick up to 20-25 mph. Tomorrow afternoon is about 20 degrees cooler with highs in the upper 50s to around 60. A couple clouds are possible, but we'll be in for a chilly night as things clear out and we dip below 50 after sunset. Lows fall into the low to mid-30s on Saturday morning, and widespread frost is expected. A Freeze Watch is in effect for areas along and north of Highway 24 overnight Friday into Saturday. The weekend looks beautiful with temperatures reaching the lower 60s on Saturday and low 70s on Sunday. Next week is warmer to start with highs in the upper 70s Monday through Wednesday, and a chance for rain between Tuesday and Wednesday as a front rolls through the region. Rain amounts will be around 0.25" or so, but we cool down again into the mid-60s by Thursday. A shot of cooler air is expected into next weekend with frost possible once again.

Insider Blog: First widespread frost of the season on Saturday

The first frost of the season is likely on Saturday as a cold front passes through the area Thursday night into Friday and upper high pressure originating from Canada settles over the Midwest. Temperatures on Friday night will dip into the upper 20s to the mid-upper 30s, depending where you are. Areas south of I-70 The post Insider Blog: First widespread frost of the season on Saturday appeared first on ABC17NEWS.

An Income Tax Cut Plan and a Six-Year Extension for Some Missouri Agriculture Tax Credits are Official

(MISSOURINET) – That’s Governor Mike Parson, who called state lawmakers back to the Missouri Capitol to pass an income tax cut plan and a six-year extension for some agriculture tax credits. He has signed the special session bills into law. Beginning in January, Missouri’s income tax rate will gradually reduce from the current 5.3-percent to 4.5-percent over several years – if Missouri brings in enough cash. The plan would also do away with the lowest tax bracket for those who earn less than 14-thousand dollars annually, which means they will not owe state income taxes.
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Folsom: Day at Lake of the Ozarks

I’ve been a bit apprehensive about visiting Lake of the Ozarks since moving to Missouri nearly three years ago. I thought of it as being a constant party, and anyone who dares drive there takes their life into their hands, dodging drunk drivers.

Get to know your Missouri judges before election day

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (KY3) - There’s a new site where you can get to know your Missouri judges, especially those who are up for retention. Laurence Tucker, Chairman of the Missouri Judicial Performance Review Committee, said this site helps voters. “Vital that people who keep them in office or don’t...

Haunted Cemeteries In Missouri? These Six Aren’t For The Faint Of Heart

As we are now in the month of October, and Halloween is only a few weeks away, it seems time to start thinking about creepy and spooky things. Things that can put a scare into us. Haunted things. Like a cemetery. They can be a little scary and creepy anyway, but apparently we have 6 cemeteries in Missouri that have stories that make them haunted. Lets go through them.

Osage Beach makes Alford plea in Camdenton arson case

An Osage Beach man is sentenced for setting a Camdenton house on fire last year. Mack Teegarden entered an Alford guilty plea on Wednesday to one count of second-degree burglary and one count of second-degree arson. He was sentenced to five years on each count. It was in September of...