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  • Heartland Swim Team making waves at state swim meet

    Heartland Swim Team making waves at state swim meet

    Sunday, February 18 2018 9:56 PM EST2018-02-19 02:56:52 GMT
    Poplar Bluff Swim Team (Source: Kent Keith)Poplar Bluff Swim Team (Source: Kent Keith)

    The Poplar Bluff High School swim team has placed 15th place in the MSHSAA Class 2 State Championships.

    The Poplar Bluff High School swim team has placed 15th place in the MSHSAA Class 2 State Championships.

  • 2018 Friday Fish Fry list

    2018 Friday Fish Fry list

    Sunday, February 18 2018 9:23 PM EST2018-02-19 02:23:57 GMT
    A young parishioner carries plates filled with fried fish and potatoes to a table during the Lenten Friday fish fry at St. Frances Cabrini Catholic Church in Littleton, Colo., on Friday, March 13, 2009. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)A young parishioner carries plates filled with fried fish and potatoes to a table during the Lenten Friday fish fry at St. Frances Cabrini Catholic Church in Littleton, Colo., on Friday, March 13, 2009. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

    Below is a list of St. Louis-area organizations that will be holding Fish Frys until Easter. To get a Fish Fry added to the list, email the information to Share@KMOV.com

    Below is a list of St. Louis-area organizations that will be holding Fish Frys until Easter. To get a Fish Fry added to the list, email the information to Share@KMOV.com

  • Conservationists complete Asian carp removal project at Creve Coeur Lake

    Conservationists complete Asian carp removal project at Creve Coeur Lake

    Sunday, February 18 2018 9:15 PM EST2018-02-19 02:15:44 GMT
    Hundreds of Asian Carp fish were removed from Creve Coeur Lake Sunday (Credit: KMOV)Hundreds of Asian Carp fish were removed from Creve Coeur Lake Sunday (Credit: KMOV)

    Conversation agencies worked together to remove hundreds of the Asian carp in Creve Coeur Lake Sunday. 

    Conversation agencies worked together to remove hundreds of the Asian carp in Creve Coeur Lake Sunday. 

  • Bell City student arrested after making terrorist threat

    Bell City student arrested after making terrorist threat

    Sunday, February 18 2018 8:57 PM EST2018-02-19 01:57:30 GMT
    (Source: Raycom Media)(Source: Raycom Media)

    A Bell City student was arrested after making a threat on Bell City High School.

    A Bell City student was arrested after making a threat on Bell City High School.

  • After kidney transplant saves son's life, family waiting for call to save another life

    After kidney transplant saves son's life, family waiting for call to save another life

    Sunday, February 18 2018 7:59 PM EST2018-02-19 00:59:48 GMT
    Sunday, February 18 2018 7:59 PM EST2018-02-19 00:59:48 GMT
    Family photoFamily photo
    The University of Kansas Health System released a new ad this month to raise awareness for organ donation.  The ad features Brenden Conner from Platte City playing basketball.  Thanks to a kidney donation, his life was saved.  But as that search ended, another has began for the family.  His young brother, Blake Conner, is now looking for a kidney. His kidney function is 12 percent.  "The reason I am in need of a kidney is I want to stay active right ...
    The University of Kansas Health System released a new ad this month to raise awareness for organ donation.  The ad features Brenden Conner from Platte City playing basketball.  Thanks to a kidney donation, his life was saved.  But as that search ended, another has began for the family.  His young brother, Blake Conner, is now looking for a kidney. His kidney function is 12 percent.  "The reason I am in need of a kidney is I want to stay active right ...
  • Arnold Job Center holding career field Tuesday

    Arnold Job Center holding career field Tuesday

    Sunday, February 18 2018 6:10 PM EST2018-02-18 23:10:57 GMT
    (Credit: KMOV)(Credit: KMOV)

    Whether you’re out of work or looking for a something new, job-seekers are invited to attend a job fair in Jefferson County.

    Whether you’re out of work or looking for a something new, job-seekers are invited to attend a job fair in Jefferson County. 

  • Firefighter watches his home destroyed by flames

    Firefighter watches his home destroyed by flames

    Sunday, February 18 2018 5:32 PM EST2018-02-18 22:32:30 GMT
    (Source: Mike Mohundro, KFVS)(Source: Mike Mohundro, KFVS)

    It was a nightmare that became a reality for one firefighter in Scott County on Saturday. He watched his home go up in flames.

    It was a nightmare that became a reality for one firefighter in Scott County on Saturday. He watched his home go up in flames.

  • Family of Syed Jamal visits him at Platte County Jail

    Family of Syed Jamal visits him at Platte County Jail

    Sunday, February 18 2018 5:11 PM EST2018-02-18 22:11:09 GMT
    Sunday, February 18 2018 5:16 PM EST2018-02-18 22:16:47 GMT
    Rekha Sharma-Crawford's Facebook Page.Rekha Sharma-Crawford's Facebook Page.
    The family of Syed Jamal briefly visited him on Sunday afternoon.  Jamal, 55, has been fighting efforts by the United States to deport him back to Bangladesh.  He returned to Missouri on Wednesday and has been held in the Platte County Jail since Wednesday.  According to attorney Rekha Sharma-Crawford on Facebook, the family could only speak to him through the glass because they didn't arrive 30 minutes before the visit.  Statement from the attorney on Facebook...
    The family of Syed Jamal briefly visited him on Sunday afternoon.  Jamal, 55, has been fighting efforts by the United States to deport him back to Bangladesh.  He returned to Missouri on Wednesday and has been held in the Platte County Jail since Wednesday.  According to attorney Rekha Sharma-Crawford on Facebook, the family could only speak to him through the glass because they didn't arrive 30 minutes before the visit.  Statement from the attorney on Facebook...
  • Donation fund created for the victims of fatal stabbing in Maryland Heights

    Donation fund created for the victims of fatal stabbing in Maryland Heights

    Sunday, February 18 2018 4:17 PM EST2018-02-18 21:17:14 GMT
    Mathis III was fatally stabbed inside his Maryland Heights home Thursday night (Credit: KMOV)Mathis III was fatally stabbed inside his Maryland Heights home Thursday night (Credit: KMOV)

    A benefit account has been created to cover the funeral expenses for Malcom B. Mathis II and his 22-month-old son who were killed by a relative in Maryland Heights Thursday.

    A benefit account has been created to cover the funeral expenses for Malcom B. Mathis II and his 22-month-old son who were killed by a relative in Maryland Heights Thursday.

  • Arrest made in robbery case

    Arrest made in robbery case

    Sunday, February 18 2018 4:15 PM EST2018-02-18 21:15:41 GMT
    (Source: Dexter Police Department/Facebook)(Source: Dexter Police Department/Facebook)

    A Southeast Missouri man was in custody Sunday after his arrest in connection with a robbery of a convenience store. 

    A Southeast Missouri man was in custody Sunday after his arrest in connection with a robbery of a convenience store. 

  • Man arrested in connection with Dexter robbery

    Man arrested in connection with Dexter robbery

    Sunday, February 18 2018 3:58 PM EST2018-02-18 20:58:39 GMT
    (Source: Dexter Police Department)(Source: Dexter Police Department)

    The Dexter Police Department is looking for a suspect in a robbery investigation. The robbery occurred on Wednesday, February 14, at around 10:42 p.m. at Break Time Convenience Store. The unknown man fled the scene on foot with an unknown amount of cash. The surveillance pictures show the suspect in the store and outside. Anyone with any information about this individual is asked to contact Detective Sergeant Cory Mills at 573-624-5512. Download the KFVS News app: ...

    The Dexter Police Department is looking for a suspect in a robbery investigation. The robbery occurred on Wednesday, February 14, at around 10:42 p.m. at Break Time Convenience Store. The unknown man fled the scene on foot with an unknown amount of cash. The surveillance pictures show the suspect in the store and outside. Anyone with any information about this individual is asked to contact Detective Sergeant Cory Mills at 573-624-5512. Download the KFVS News app: ...

  • John J. Pershing VA Medical Center taking new security measure after incident involving records

    John J. Pershing VA Medical Center taking new security measure after incident involving records

    Sunday, February 18 2018 3:50 PM EST2018-02-18 20:50:22 GMT
    (Source: KFVS)(Source: KFVS)

    The John J. Pershing VA Medical Center is taken new measures to protect its patients after finding files in an unattended filing cabinet.

    The John J. Pershing VA Medical Center is taken new measures to protect its patients after finding files in an unattended filing cabinet.

  • Eric Hosmer’s top 10 moments for the Kansas City Royals

    Eric Hosmer’s top 10 moments for the Kansas City Royals

    Sunday, February 18 2018 1:51 PM EST2018-02-18 18:51:54 GMT
    Sunday, February 18 2018 3:38 PM EST2018-02-18 20:38:26 GMT
    Kansas City Royals' Eric Hosmer walks off the field after a baseball game against the Arizona Diamondbacks Sunday, Oct. 1, 2017, in Kansas City, Mo. The Arizona Diamondbacks won 14-2. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)Kansas City Royals' Eric Hosmer walks off the field after a baseball game against the Arizona Diamondbacks Sunday, Oct. 1, 2017, in Kansas City, Mo. The Arizona Diamondbacks won 14-2. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

    Eric Hosmer had a truly storybook career in Kansas City.

    Eric Hosmer had a truly storybook career in Kansas City.

  • Man arrested, accused of firing gun into air alongside I-270

    Man arrested, accused of firing gun into air alongside I-270

    Sunday, February 18 2018 3:30 PM EST2018-02-18 20:30:35 GMT
    Marvin Byrd II is charged with unlawful use of a weapon, unlawful possession of a firearm, and resisting arrest. (Credit: Maryland Heights Police)Marvin Byrd II is charged with unlawful use of a weapon, unlawful possession of a firearm, and resisting arrest. (Credit: Maryland Heights Police)

    A man was arrested after he allegedly fired his gun in the air alongside Interstate 270 in Maryland Heights Saturday afternoon.

    A man was arrested after he allegedly fired his gun in the air alongside Interstate 270 in Maryland Heights Saturday afternoon.

  • 1 dead in single-vehicle crash in Scott County, MO

    1 dead in single-vehicle crash in Scott County, MO

    Sunday, February 18 2018 3:25 PM EST2018-02-18 20:25:25 GMT
    (Source: KFVS)(Source: KFVS)

    Missouri State Highway Patrol responded to a single-vehicle crash on highway 61 on Feb. 16 at 8:50 p.m.

    Missouri State Highway Patrol responded to a single-vehicle crash on highway 61 on Feb. 16 at 8:50 p.m.

  • Local teen received message from best friend in Florida: ‘I'm in a school shooting’

    Local teen received message from best friend in Florida: ‘I'm in a school shooting’

    Sunday, February 18 2018 2:25 PM EST2018-02-18 19:25:35 GMT
    Sunday, February 18 2018 2:29 PM EST2018-02-18 19:29:04 GMT

    Imagine finding out your friend's life is in danger and learning about a school shooting across the country before the news even hit the airwaves...

    Imagine finding out your friend's life is in danger and learning about a school shooting across the country before the news even hit the airwaves...

  • Man shot in head, injured on Delmar Blvd.

    Man shot in head, injured on Delmar Blvd.

    Sunday, February 18 2018 1:52 PM EST2018-02-18 18:52:36 GMT
    (Credit: KMOV)(Credit: KMOV)

    A man in his 30s was shot in the head late Sunday morning.

    A man in his 30s was shot in the head late Sunday morning.

  • Fire breaks out in Hazelwood garage, fire hydrant not easily accessible

    Fire breaks out in Hazelwood garage, fire hydrant not easily accessible

    Sunday, February 18 2018 12:03 PM EST2018-02-18 17:03:54 GMT
    A fire broke out in a Hazelwood garage Sunday morning. (Credit: KMOV)A fire broke out in a Hazelwood garage Sunday morning. (Credit: KMOV)

    Firefighters had to call for assistance Sunday morning because water to fight a fire was not easily accessible.

    Firefighters had to call for assistance Sunday morning because water to fight a fire was not easily accessible.

  • Pedestrian struck on Stan Musial bridge after offering help

    Pedestrian struck on Stan Musial bridge after offering help

    Sunday, February 18 2018 9:37 AM EST2018-02-18 14:37:16 GMT
    A pedestrian was struck on Stan Musial Bridge early Sunday morning. (Credit: KMOV)A pedestrian was struck on Stan Musial Bridge early Sunday morning. (Credit: KMOV)

    A pedestrian was struck by a vehicle on the Stan Musial Bridge Sunday morning after he pulled over to help other drivers involved in an accident.

    A pedestrian was struck by a vehicle on the Stan Musial Bridge Sunday morning after he pulled over to help other drivers involved in an accident.

  • Crash on I-55S in Scott County

    Crash on I-55S in Scott County

    Sunday, February 18 2018 9:30 AM EST2018-02-18 14:30:53 GMT
    (Source: KFVS)(Source: KFVS)

    Missouri State Highway Patrol has confirmed there is a crash near the 89-mile marker on I-55 southbound in Scott County.

    Missouri State Highway Patrol has confirmed there is a crash near the 89-mile marker on I-55 southbound in Scott County.

  • Head-on crash due to snow kills 22-year-old in St. Charles

    Head-on crash due to snow kills 22-year-old in St. Charles

    Sunday, February 18 2018 6:44 AM EST2018-02-18 11:44:48 GMT
    Roy Alonso Villa, 22, was killed in a car crash in St. Charles. (Credit: GoFundMe)Roy Alonso Villa, 22, was killed in a car crash in St. Charles. (Credit: GoFundMe)

    A head-on crash in St. Charles left one person dead Saturday morning.

    A head-on crash in St. Charles left one person dead Saturday morning.

  • Reports: Eric Hosmer to sign 8-year-deal with San Diego Padres

    Reports: Eric Hosmer to sign 8-year-deal with San Diego Padres

    Saturday, February 17 2018 11:26 PM EST2018-02-18 04:26:00 GMT
    Saturday, February 17 2018 11:53 PM EST2018-02-18 04:53:14 GMT
    (AP Photo)(AP Photo)

    A cornerstone of the Kansas City Royals' World Series runs is reportedly moving on. 

    A cornerstone of the Kansas City Royals' World Series runs is reportedly moving on. 

  • USI Outflown by Hawks

    USI Outflown by Hawks

    Saturday, February 17 2018 11:16 PM EST2018-02-18 04:16:43 GMT
    The University of Southern Indiana men's basketball team stumbled in its comeback attempt at Rockhurst University, 75-70, Saturday afternoon in Kansas City, Missouri. USI saw its overall record fall to 19-9, 10-6 in the GLVC, while Rockhurst goes to 13-13 overall, 6-10 GLVC.   The Screaming Eagles shot 60.7 percent from the field (17-28) in the first 20 minutes, but trailed at the intermission, 39-36. USI was down early, 12-6, but used a 15-6 run to take a 24-22 lead on a three-p...
    The University of Southern Indiana men's basketball team stumbled in its comeback attempt at Rockhurst University, 75-70, Saturday afternoon in Kansas City, Missouri. USI saw its overall record fall to 19-9, 10-6 in the GLVC, while Rockhurst goes to 13-13 overall, 6-10 GLVC.   The Screaming Eagles shot 60.7 percent from the field (17-28) in the first 20 minutes, but trailed at the intermission, 39-36. USI was down early, 12-6, but used a 15-6 run to take a 24-22 lead on a three-p...
  • USI Women Beat Rockhurst, for 12th Straight Win

    USI Women Beat Rockhurst, for 12th Straight Win

    Saturday, February 17 2018 11:10 PM EST2018-02-18 04:10:54 GMT
    Spurred by a 19-4 second-half run, University of Southern Indiana Women's Basketball fought off a pair of comeback bids to earn an 81-72 Great Lakes Valley Conference road victory over host Rockhurst University Saturday afternoon. The No. 10/15 Screaming Eagles (23-2, 15-1 GLVC), who picked up their 12th straight win, saw an 11-point second-quarter lead slip away as they faced a 43-41 deficit with less than six minutes to play in the third period. USI got a three-point play from jun...
    Spurred by a 19-4 second-half run, University of Southern Indiana Women's Basketball fought off a pair of comeback bids to earn an 81-72 Great Lakes Valley Conference road victory over host Rockhurst University Saturday afternoon. The No. 10/15 Screaming Eagles (23-2, 15-1 GLVC), who picked up their 12th straight win, saw an 11-point second-quarter lead slip away as they faced a 43-41 deficit with less than six minutes to play in the third period. USI got a three-point play from jun...
  • 3-vehicle wreck injures nine on Plaza, including toddler and infant

    3-vehicle wreck injures nine on Plaza, including toddler and infant

    Saturday, February 17 2018 9:58 PM EST2018-02-18 02:58:16 GMT
    Saturday, February 17 2018 9:58 PM EST2018-02-18 02:58:16 GMT
    Nine people, including a toddler and an infant, were transported to the hospital with serious but not life-threatening injuries on the Plaza. (Dwain Crispell/KCTV5)Nine people, including a toddler and an infant, were transported to the hospital with serious but not life-threatening injuries on the Plaza. (Dwain Crispell/KCTV5)

    Police are investigating an injury accident that occurred on the Plaza.  

    Police are investigating an injury accident that occurred on the Plaza.  

  • Business owner threatened, harassed after flying flag supporting police

    Business owner threatened, harassed after flying flag supporting police

    Saturday, February 17 2018 9:52 PM EST2018-02-18 02:52:21 GMT
    Cherri Elder found the handwritten letter in her window after being harassed about a flag supporting police in her storefront. ( Credit: KMOV)Cherri Elder found the handwritten letter in her window after being harassed about a flag supporting police in her storefront. ( Credit: KMOV)

    A Cherokee Antique Row business owner says she and others in the area are being harassed for displaying flags supporting police on their storefronts. 

    A Cherokee Antique Row business owner says she and others in the area are being harassed for displaying flags supporting police on their storefronts. 

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    Father, son fatally stabbed in Maryland Heights; woman, girl injured

    Father, son fatally stabbed in Maryland Heights; woman, girl injured

    Saturday, February 17 2018 9:25 PM EST2018-02-18 02:25:06 GMT

    A father and son were killed and a woman and 4-year-old girl were injured during a stabbing in a Maryland Heights home Thursday night.

    A father and son were killed and a woman and 4-year-old girl were injured during a stabbing in a Maryland Heights home Thursday night.

  • SEMO breaks out the brooms in a sweep at home

    SEMO breaks out the brooms in a sweep at home

    Saturday, February 17 2018 7:58 PM EST2018-02-18 00:58:58 GMT

    SEMO Redhawks host EIU in a doubleheader.

    SEMO Redhawks host EIU in a doubleheader.

  • Group gathers in KC to memorialize victims of Florida shooting, discuss solutions

    Group gathers in KC to memorialize victims of Florida shooting, discuss solutions

    Saturday, February 17 2018 6:12 PM EST2018-02-17 23:12:18 GMT
    Saturday, February 17 2018 7:19 PM EST2018-02-18 00:19:08 GMT
    (KCTV/Nathan Vickers)(KCTV/Nathan Vickers)

    People across the nation, and even here in KC, are reacting to the tragedy in Florida.

    People across the nation, and even here in KC, are reacting to the tragedy in Florida.

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  • Church completes repairs to flooded facility

    Church completes repairs to flooded facility

    Sunday, February 18 2018 9:31 PM EST2018-02-19 02:31:33 GMT
    Sunday, February 18 2018 9:46 PM EST2018-02-19 02:46:36 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    After months of flood repairs, a Walnut Ridge church congregation is back in its home.

    After months of flood repairs, a Walnut Ridge church congregation is back in its home.

  • A-State, JCPenney draw big crowd at career-wear event

    A-State, JCPenney draw big crowd at career-wear event

    Sunday, February 18 2018 9:08 PM EST2018-02-19 02:08:53 GMT
    Sunday, February 18 2018 9:43 PM EST2018-02-19 02:43:12 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    A-State Career Services gave students an opportunity to take advantage of a  dress-for-success event Sunday.

    A-State Career Services gave students an opportunity to take advantage of a  dress-for-success event Sunday.

  • City's future to be discussed at meeting

    City's future to be discussed at meeting

    Sunday, February 18 2018 6:25 PM EST2018-02-18 23:25:08 GMT
    Sunday, February 18 2018 9:37 PM EST2018-02-19 02:37:31 GMT
    The city of Brookland will host a planning meeting Feb. 20 at 7 p.m. at the high school auditorium to discuss the town's future. (Source: KAIT-TV)The city of Brookland will host a planning meeting Feb. 20 at 7 p.m. at the high school auditorium to discuss the town's future. (Source: KAIT-TV)

    The future appears to be bright with good opportunities available for Brookland residents, with city officials wanting to be prepared for that future, the town's mayor said. 

    The future appears to be bright with good opportunities available for Brookland residents, with city officials wanting to be prepared for that future, the town's mayor said. 

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