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Man killed in Webster County crash A man from Niangua is dead following a single-vehicle crash in Webster County.  The wreck occurred at around 2:00 a.m. Sunday on Route M, five-miles east of Niangua. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, Paul Dierks, 54, lost control of his 1991 Chevrolet pickup when the vehicle blew a rear tire, ran off the road and overturned.   Troopers say Dierks was ejected from the vehicle. ...

3 teens, 1 adult killed in central Missouri crash Three teenagers and an adult are dead after a two-vehicle crash in Callaway County.  The wreck occurred late Saturday night on Highway 54 west of Center Street in Holts Summit. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, a 1997 Buick LeSabre driven by Miriah McDaniel, 17, of Holts Summit was traveling eastbound in the passing lane when it was struck head-on by a westbound 2015 Nissan ...

Woman accused of smuggling substance in her mouth while visiting South Central Correctional Center A St. Louis woman is jailed in Texas County after guards at the South Central Correctional Center say they caught her trying to smuggle what's believed to be cocaine into the prison. Yvtannya R. Stewart, age 45, of Creve Coeur was arrested for possession of controlled substance and delivery of a controlled substance.  Police say they were called to the prison after guards noticed Stewart acting ...

Owner of home at center of rape investigation calls allegations "untrue," "hurtful" The man whose Greene County home was site of alleged sexual assaults is responding to reports about parties at the house near Bois D’Arc. Through an attorney, James Bonis issued a statement Sunday denying he’s done anything wrong. “These completely untrue allegations are so hurtful to myself and my family. I have never in my life done anything sexually inappropriate with anyone. I believe once the ...

Missouri sheriff's conference discussing use of force When to law enforcement can use deadly force is a hot topic across the nation, and the focus of the 70th annual Missouri Sheriff's Association training conference in Branson. The discussion comes weeks after an officer shot and killed an unarmed driver in Cincinnati, and just days before the one year anniversary shooting of Michael brown in Ferguson, Missouri; two incidents that former police chief and ...

More sunshine & 90s on the way After a beautiful Sunday mostly sunny skies and slightly warmer temperatures area ahead for Monday. ...

Current Conditions:
Fair, 69 F

Mon - Mostly Sunny. High: 94 Low: 72
Tue - Cloudy. High: 86 Low: 69
Wed - Thunderstorms. High: 86 Low: 69
Thu - AM Clouds/PM Sun. High: 89 Low: 71
Fri - Partly Cloudy. High: 89 Low: 69

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Newborn girl abandoned in Chinese toilet: report
The abandoned baby was taken to hospital in the capital but did not appear to have any physical disabilities, according to a report in the Beijing TimesA newborn baby girl was abandoned in a Beijing public toilet and fell head-first down the pipe, reports said Monday, after her mother apparently gave birth in the facility. Members of the public were alerted by the baby's cries, the Beijing Times reported, and a police officer reached down the pipe to extract the girl. Chinese babies born out of wedlock are sometimes abandoned because of social and financial pressures.

Kerry pushes Iran nuke deal with wary Arabs in Qatar
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry speaks during a press conference with his Egyptian counterpart Sameh Shoukry after their meeting at the foreign ministry in Cairo, Egypt, Sunday, Aug. 2, 2015. The United States and Egypt on Sunday resumed formal security talks that were last held six years ago and kept on hiatus until now amid the political unrest that swept the country in the wake of the Arab Spring. (Brendan Smialowski/Pool Photo via AP)DOHA, Qatar (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is bringing the Obama administration's case for the Iran nuclear deal to wary Arab officials in Qatar.

Nigerian army 'frees nearly 180 Boko Haram hostages'
Nigerian soldiers display a cache of weapons seized from Boko Haram fighters following clashes near the northeastern town of Dikwa, on July 26, 2015Nigeria's army claimed to have freed nearly 180 hostages -- including more than 100 children -- held by Boko Haram jihadists in a dramatic weekend rescue. The operation in the country's conflict-torn northeast also led to the capture of a Boko Haram commander, an army spokesman said in a statement late Sunday. The operation took place on Sunday near Aulari, about 70 kilometres (40 miles) south of Maiduguri, the capital of Borno state, once a jihadist stronghold.

Ledecky breaks own world 1,500m freestyle record
US athlete Katie Ledecky competes in the women's 400m freestyle final swimming event at the 2015 FINA World Championships in Kazan on August 2, 2015Kazan (Russia) (AFP) - Katie Ledecky of the United States broke her own 1,500m freestyle record in the heats of the world swimming championships in Kazan on Monday.

US teen Ledecky improves her own world record in 1,500 free
In this photo taken with slow shutter speed United States' Katie Ledecky competes in a women's 1500m freestyle heat at the Swimming World Championships in Kazan, Russia, Monday, Aug. 3, 2015. (AP Photo/Sergei Grits)KAZAN, Russia (AP) — American teenager Katie Ledecky has improved her own world record in the 1,500-meter freestyle at the swimming world championships.