Divorced Man Kills Sons, Sets House on Fire

MARSHFIELD, Mo. — Two young brothers are dead after their father allegedly killed them and set the house on fire. Sheriff Roye Cole said it happened around 1:30 a.m. Sunday when crews responded to a call of a home on fire in Marshfield. Cole said the man, in his 40s, set the house on fire […]

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1 Dead, 7 Injured in 7-Vehicle Crash

Update: PHELPS COUNTY, Mo. — One person was killed and seven others were injured in a seven-vehicle wreck in Phelps County Sunday afternoon. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol’s online crash report, 21-year-old Eric Uhrhan, of Scott City, Missouri, was killed.  He was the driver of a 2016 Ford F-150 truck. The report says […]

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5 Dogs Killed, Dumped Outside Humane Society

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. —  Five dead dogs were lined up outside the gate of the Humane Society of Southwest Missouri when staff, volunteers and the executive director arrived to work the Kitten Palooza Weekend Saturday morning. It was supposed to be a “happy adoption day,” according to a news release from the HSSWMO. Four females and […]

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Body Found Wednesday by Construction Crews Tentatively Identified

BATTLEFIELD, Mo. — The man’s body found Wednesday by road construction workers was identified Thursday likely as the 58-year-old reported missing in May. According to a news release from the Greene County Sheriff, detectives tentatively identified the man as 58-year-old James E. Baldwin Jr. An autopsy was conducted Thursday but authorities are waiting for positive […]

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Violent Minnesota fugitive arrested in Republic

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. — A Minnesota man, accused of violently assaulting and strangulating a female victim, was arrested in Republic on Saturday after avoiding authorities for two months. According to a news release from the Minnesota Bail Enforcement, Matthew Dale Ceplecha, 32, was taken into custody following an anonymous tip. Bail Investigators with the US Fugitive […]

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