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MURDER APPEAL

  • A man convicted of two murders in Barry County will appeal his sentence.  Christopher Paschall was convicted and sentenced for shooting and killing the mother of his children, Casey Brace and her grandfather Herbert Townsend while kidnapping their two-year old daughter in Barry county in January of 2015.  Attorney William Fleischaker filed notice of appeal on Friday.

JOSH HAWLEY TOUR

  • Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley brought his "let's debate tour," to Joplin on Saturday.  He spoke to residents about a wide range of issues such as the supreme court confirmation and immigration.  Hawley also continued to challenge his opponent in the u-s senate race, Claire McCaskill to a debate in the back of trailer.

OFFICER MANSLAUGHTER CHARGE

  • A white Dallas police officer is been arrested on a manslaughter charge for shooting a black man after she says she mistook his apartment for her own.  The Texas Department of Public safety says Amber Guyger fatally shot 26-year old Botham Jean Thursday after her shift.  Lawyer's for Jean's family had been calling for her arrest.

MOONVES OUT

  • CBS Chairman and CEO Leslie Moonves has resigned, bowing to pressure brought on by a widening sexual harassment scandal.  The number of women now publicly accusing Moonves of sexual misconduct has doubled to 12, according to the New Yorker magazine.  Moonves has denied all allegations of sexual misconduct.

HURRICANE FLORENCE

  • Hurricane Florence is gaining strength as it rumbles towards the east coast.  While the storm isn't expected to hit until later this week, people along the shore are already filling sandbags and gathering supplies.  Both the Carolinas and Virginia are now under states of emergency.

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  • #1 East Mississippi, #2 Garden City to Meet in NJCAA National Championship in Pittsburg

    #1 East Mississippi, #2 Garden City to Meet in NJCAA National Championship in Pittsburg

    Monday, November 12 2018 10:26 PM EST2018-11-13 03:26:41 GMT

    Garden City is led by head coach Jeff Sims, who will take over as the head coach at Missouri Southern following the national championship game. 

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    Garden City is led by head coach Jeff Sims, who will take over as the head coach at Missouri Southern following the national championship game. 

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  • Missouri authorities search for suspect vehicle in high-speed chase

    Missouri authorities search for suspect vehicle in high-speed chase

    Monday, November 12 2018 4:49 PM EST2018-11-12 21:49:07 GMT
    The Barton County, Mo. Sheriff's Office is searching for a suspect vehicle (Nov. 12, 2018)The Barton County, Mo. Sheriff's Office is searching for a suspect vehicle (Nov. 12, 2018)
    The Barton County, Mo. Sheriff's Office is searching for a suspect vehicle (Nov. 12, 2018)The Barton County, Mo. Sheriff's Office is searching for a suspect vehicle (Nov. 12, 2018)
    Authorities search for a vehicle involved in a high-speed chase through Lamar, Missouri. It happened on November 12th, 2018, around 7:40 a.m. The deputy first saw the vehicle near O Highway and 160 west of Lamar. The deputy then saw the vehicle travel east on 160 until it reached the substation by Barton County Electric where it then turned and went back west on 160 highway. Authorities say the vehicle continued until it turned at a residential driveway (before J Highway)...More >>
    Authorities search for a vehicle involved in a high-speed chase through Lamar, Missouri. It happened on November 12th, 2018, around 7:40 a.m. The deputy first saw the vehicle near O Highway and 160 west of Lamar. The deputy then saw the vehicle travel east on 160 until it reached the substation by Barton County Electric where it then turned and went back west on 160 highway. Authorities say the vehicle continued until it turned at a residential driveway (before J Highway)...More >>
  • Pittsburg Fire Department shares home heating safety tips

    Pittsburg Fire Department shares home heating safety tips

    Monday, November 12 2018 12:45 PM EST2018-11-12 17:45:34 GMT
    The cold weather has finally arrived, which means residents will be turning up their thermostats and using home heating devices to stay warm. During the cold-weather months, it is especially important to make sure homes are heated safely. According to the National Fire Prevention Association (NFPA), half of home heating fires occur in the months of December, January and February. To help keep residents safe this season, the Pittsburg Fire Department is sharing some essential hom...More >>
    The cold weather has finally arrived, which means residents will be turning up their thermostats and using home heating devices to stay warm. During the cold-weather months, it is especially important to make sure homes are heated safely. According to the National Fire Prevention Association (NFPA), half of home heating fires occur in the months of December, January and February. To help keep residents safe this season, the Pittsburg Fire Department is sharing some essential hom...More >>
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