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5 hrs ago | KMOV-TV Saint Louis

Are prosecutors in Franklin County going soft on violent criminals?

Washington Assistant Police Chief Ed Menefee believes Franklin County Prosecutor Bob Parks is letting violent criminals off the hook.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

KMOV-TV Saint Louis

Man who terrorized Franklin County woman will not serve in prison

News 4 has learned 39-year-old Michael Murphy will not go to prison after he terrorized a woman with a gun in February.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law

The Advertiser-Courier

Scenic Regional Library tax hike is approved in all three counties

Scenic Regional Library tax levy increase received the widest support in Gasconade County in the three-county district in last Tuesday's election.

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Related Topix: Libraries, Gasconade County, MO, Warren County, MO, Hermann, MO, St. Clair, MO

Fri Apr 11, 2014

Sedalia News Journal

MFA Oil Company acquires Alexander Propane

Columbia, Missouri A MFA Oil Company, a farmer-owned cooperative based in Columbia, has acquired Alexander Propane based in Sullivan.

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Related Topix: Columbia, MO, Missouri, Sullivan, MO, Crawford County, MO

KSDK-TV Saint Louis

3 killed in accident on Highway 1853 killed in accident on Highway...

WASHINGTON COUNTY, Mo. - Three people were killed Friday morning in a multi-vehicle wreck in the northbound lanes of Highway 185, the Missouri State Highway Patrol said.

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Wed Apr 09, 2014

KMOV-TV Saint Louis

Father admits to beating toddler after local daycare discovers bruises

A two-year-old boy was the victim of severe abuse in Franklin County and his father is facing charges.

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Related Topix: St. Clair, MO

Tue Apr 08, 2014

KMIZ

DNR hosts hearing on Labadie coal ash landfill

Franklin County residents and other concerned citizens are getting another chance to comment on a planned coal ash landfill next to Ameren Missouri's Labadie power plant.

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Related Topix: Labadie, MO, Washington, MO

Fri Apr 04, 2014

River Front Times

"Pit Bull Conservative" Brian Nieves Wants To Be Franklin County's Paper-Pushing Patriot

State Senator Brian Nieves wants to go home. Last week, after twelve years spent throwing his freedom-laden weight around the chambers of the Missouri legislature, the polarizing politician announced his candidacy for the Franklin County Recorder of Deeds.

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KZIM-AM Cape Girardeau

Violent weather pounds eastern Missouri

The public reported a tornado shortly after 7 p.m. Thursday near the town of Washington, but Franklin County emergency management director Abraham Cook says there were no immediate reports of damage or injury.

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Related Topix: Osage County, MO, Rich Fountain, MO

KMOV-TV Saint Louis

Unsettled weather moving out, cooler temperatures follow

A massive storm system that moved through the St. Louis area early Thursday morning is moving out of the area.

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Related Topix: Tornado, Natural Disasters, University City, MO, Jefferson County, MO, Weather, Flood

Thu Apr 03, 2014

KSDK-TV Saint Louis

PHOTOS: Man rescued from rising waters in Franklin CountyPHOTOS: Man...

Firefighters rescued a man from a truck caught in a flash flood Thursday afternoon in Franklin County.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Flood

KSDK-TV Saint Louis

Must Watch: Dramatic water rescue in Franklin Co.

FRANKLIN COUNTY, Mo. - Firefighters rescued a man from a truck caught in a flash flood Thursday afternoon in Franklin County.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Flood, Pacific, MO

Wed Apr 02, 2014

KMOV-TV Saint Louis

Police: Man armed with knife threatens adults, children in Franklin Co.

Officials confirm the Department of Family Services is looking into the living conditions of the kids after the suspect in this case threatened a one-year and four-month-old with a knife and to top it off he also stole a car.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, Sullivan, MO

Mon Mar 31, 2014

KPLR-11

Street signs getting a makeover in Sullivan, Mo.

He said an outcry of opposition from cities across the country forced regulators to back down.

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Related Topix: Sullivan, MO

Mon Mar 24, 2014

KIXQ-FM Joplin

Jones Won't Run For MO Senate Seat

Missouri House Speaker Tim Jones says he won't run for a state Senate seat being vacated this year and will focus instead on a 2016 campaign for an unspecified statewide office.

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Related Topix: Eureka, MO, St Louis County, MO

Sat Mar 22, 2014

KSDK-TV Saint Louis

Mexican meth making its way to Missouri

While meth lab busts are down across the state, narcotics officers in Franklin County say they're seeing more and more meth from Mexico.

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Related Topix: Mexico, MO, Missouri, Drugs, Jefferson County, MO, St Louis County, MO

Fri Mar 21, 2014

KIXQ-FM Joplin

Jones Won't Run For MO Senate Seat

Missouri House Speaker Tim Jones says he won't run for a state Senate seat being vacated this year and will focus instead on a 2016 campaign for an unspecified statewide office.

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Related Topix: Eureka, MO, St Louis County, MO

KSDK-TV Saint Louis

Franklin Co. meth bust largest in countryFranklin Co. meth bust...

Franklin Co. meth bust largest in country on KSDK.com: http://www.ksdk.com/story/news/crime/2014/03/21/franklin-county-meth-bust-largest/6707585/ FRANKLIN COUNTY, Mo.

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Related Topix: Drugs

Thu Mar 20, 2014

KMOV-TV Saint Louis

Suspect charged in robbery of 3 teens at Franklin County gas station

Police have charged a man suspected of robbing three teens at gunpoint at a Franklin County gas station.

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KMOV-TV Saint Louis

Fire truck stolen during blaze in Franklin County

A fire truck was stolen while a Sullivan fire crew worked to douse an two-alarm blaze at an apartment complex early Thursday morning.

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Related Topix: Sullivan, MO

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