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3 northeast Missouri teens injured in Tuesday night rollover crash

SHELBY COUNTY, Mo. — Three northeast Missouri teens were injured in a Tuesday night rollover crash in Shelby County. It happened just before 10 p.m. on Highway 36, one-quarter mile east of Clarence, Mo. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol crash report, a 16-year-old boy from Shelbina was...
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Missouri man who fired into home occupied by mother and infant sentenced to 10 years in prison

A Missouri man was sentenced in federal court for illegally possessing the firearm he used to shoot into a home occupied by a woman and her infant child. Bernard Manuel, 34, of Kansas City, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Greg Kays to 10 years in federal prison without parole. The sentence reflects an eight-year term of imprisonment for Manuel’s conviction in this case plus a two-year term of imprisonment for violating the terms of his supervised release, which the court ordered to be served consecutively for a total of 10 years.
KANSAS CITY, MO
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Searchers recover body of Mo. man who drowned while fishing

BOONE COUNTY —A Missouri man drowned on Sunday afternoon in Boone County. The Missouri State Highway Patrol reported 61-year-old Michael L. Smith of St. Louis was reported missing while fishing at Rocky Fork Lake Conservation Area. Authorities recovered his body on Monday and transported to Parker Millard Funeral Home...
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Rick Haley, Gerry Keene rescue dog Abby missing for months inside Missouri caves

Spelunkers in Missouri discovered a missing dog inside a cave over the weekend nearly two months after the pup disappeared, according to rescuers. Rick Haley, one of the rescuers who located the dog while caving in Perry County, described the circumstances as “a feel-good story of survival.” Haley, a trained cave rescuer, was inside the Tom Moore Cave system overseeing a sump pump when he was alerted to the dog, named Abby, FOX2 Kansas City reported. The cave system is about 24.5 miles long and is the second-longest in Missouri. Haley wrote on Facebook that he and fellow caver Gerry Keene facilitated the cave rescue of...
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Missouri spelunkers find dog missing for months inside cave

Spelunkers in Missouri discovered a missing dog inside a cave over the weekend nearly two months after the pup disappeared, according to rescuers. Rick Haley, one of the rescuers who located the dog while caving in Perry County, described the circumstances as "a feel-good story of survival." Haley, a trained...
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Missouri AMBER Alert issued for 2-year-old girl in stolen car

ST LOUIS, Mo. (KCTV) - A statewide AMBER Alert was issued early Wednesday morning for a car stolen with a 2-year-old girl inside. The Missouri State Highway Patrol issued the alert at 4:15 a.m., saying that a young girl was left unattended in a car in a parking lot on Dunn Road in St. Louis. That car was stolen by an unknown suspect at 2:43 a.m. and left in an unknown direction, troopers said.
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Missouri man’s body pulled from Boone County lake

Searches find the body of a man missing at Rocky Fork Lakes Conservation Area. 61 – year old Michael Smith had been fishing Sunday when he disappeared. Two companions couldn’t find him when they returned from a trip to town. Foul play is not suspected.
BOONE COUNTY, MO
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Missouri teen drowns after saving 4-year-old brother

A Missouri teenager died last month after saving his 4-year-old brother from drowning. Alex Harris, 18, drowned in the Missouri River on July 23 after saving his brother, Asher, who had gotten caught in a current and was struggling to stay afloat, according to Today and a report from the Missouri State Highway Patrol. Harris was pronounced dead the following day.
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FBI crime reporting switch challenges Missouri law enforcement agencies

More than 100 Missouri law enforcement agencies failed to provide 2021 crime data to the FBI after it switched to a new crime statistics tracking system. Nationwide, 2 of every 5 law enforcement agencies filed no crime data for 2021. In Missouri, 113 agencies filed no data, and another 165 provided only partial data, according to The Marshall Project, a nonprofit group that reports on criminal justice issues. The Marshall Project data indicates 314 Missouri agencies provided a full 12 months of crime reports.
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