Jefferson County Newswire

Jefferson County Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Jefferson County, MO.

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  1. 2 more bodies found in river 3 days after boat capsizedRead the original story

    1 hr ago | KCTV5

    ... so must rely on sonar and sight. The body of Danal Swinney was found late Monday, two days after the crash, Jefferson County Deputy Coroner Jack Arnold confirmed. An adult woman was found Tuesday morning in the river west of downtown, said ...

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  2. Second body found in river 3 days after boat capsizedRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | KCTV5

    ... night boat wreck. A man, a woman and a child remained missing as rescuers scoured the river for days. Jefferson County Deputy Coroner Jack Arnold says the body of 37-year-old Danal Swinney was found late Monday. He had drowned. Louisville Metro ...

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  3. Murderer seeks a new venueRead the original story

    13 hrs ago | Hawk Eye

    A 35-year-old man serving life sentences for six Illinois slayings wants to move a murder trial that could lead to his execution to another place in Missouri. In his request for a venue change, Nicholas Sheley said he can't get a fair trial in Jefferson County south of St. Louis, where prosecutors intend to seek the death penalty if he's convicted in the killings of Jill and Tom Estes of Sherwood, Ark.

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  4. Man convicted in 6 Illinois deaths seeks new Missouri venueRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | KMIZ

    A 35-year-old man serving life sentences for six Illinois slayings wants to move a Missouri murder trial that could lead to his execution. Nicholas Sheley's request for a venue change says he can't get a fair trial in Jefferson County south of St. Louis, where prosecutors intend to seek the death penalty if he's convicted in the killings of Jill and Tom Estes of Sherwood, Arkansas.

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  5. Eye on Jefferson: Commissioners to administer OlyCAP grantRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Peninsula Daily News

    The three Jefferson County commissioners will consider on the consent agenda administering a $100,808 Community Development Block Grant for the Olympic Community Action Programs when they meet Monday. The meeting will begin at 9 a.m. in commissioners' chamber in the Jefferson County Courthouse, 1820 Jefferson St., Port Townsend.

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  6. 2 swept away in floodwater, later found dead identifiedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 3 | KMIZ

    ... were swept into Buck Creek, which overflowed after about 5 inches of rain fell in the area Wednesday night. Jefferson County emergency management director Warren Robinson says Barrett was recovered about 11:30 a.m. Thursday. Missouri Highway Patrol ...

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  7. 2015 July 3Read the original story

    Friday Jul 3 | DigitalBURG

    The Royals had just lost their fourth straight, getting shut out for the second time, and manager Ned Yost was hardly thinking By JUAN A. LOZANO and JIM VERTUNO - The federal hacking investigation of the St. Louis Cardinals could take longer if high-level executives are implicated in the breach of - Authorities have identified two women who died after being swept away in floodwater in Jefferson County.

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  8. Officials search for missing persons following storms and flooding near Buck Creek.Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | FOX Carolina

    JEFFERSON COUNTY, Mo. Emergency officials found two bodies in Jefferson County hours after flooding swept through the area.

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  9. Woman, 53, mugged in downtown after Cardinals game SundayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | KFVS12

    ... reports of damage and flooding around the News 4 viewing area as storms moved through Wednesday night. The Jefferson County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's help in their search for Angela R. Kirby of Festus, who was reported missing ...

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  10. Body found in Jefferson County creek after flash floodRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | KMIZ

    The body of a woman has been discovered in an eastern Missouri creek, and authorities believe she was a victim of flash flooding. Jefferson County emergency management director Warren Robinson says the body was found about 11:30 a.m. Thursday in Buck Creek near the unincorporated town of Hematite.

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  11. Jefferson Co. officials searching for Festus womanRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | KFVS12

    The Jefferson County, MO Sheriff's Department is looking for community assistance in locating the whereabouts of a 50 year old woman from Festus, MO, who was reported missing on Thursday at approximately 03:10 a.m. Kirby is a white woman 50 years of age, weighing an estimated 160 pounds, and has hazel eyes and blonde hair. If anyone has information on the whereabouts of Kirby, you're asked to contact the Jefferson County 911 Dispatch Center @ 636-797-9999.

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  12. St. Louis rescuers search for vehicles swept from bridge during floodsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | UPI

    Rescue workers continued to search for people possibly trapped by flash flooding Thursday morning after a storm dropped five inches of rain overnight. Jefferson County authorities said they were looking for possible victims trapped inside vehicles when floodwaters swept over Buck Creek Spur as the rains fell Wednesday night into early Thursday.

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  13. Only two Jefferson Co. JP's will perform same-sex marriagesRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 2 | The Beaumont Enterprise

    Judge Marc DeRouen signs Tia Marshall and Holly Pryor wedding certificate at their wedding ceremony at the Jefferson County Sub-Courthouse on Monday.

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  14. Storms cause flooding at hospital, force evacuations across St. Louis areaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | FOX Carolina

    ... St. Louis area Wednesday night. Throughout the night, there were several water rescues and evacuations in Jefferson County, including the Mercy Jefferson Hospital. Hospital officials told News 4 heavy rainfall forced the Emergency Department to ...

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  15. St. Charles, Jefferson Counties Not Ready to Marry Same-Sex Couples Just YetRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 29 | River Front Times

    ... unions. But two Missouri counties aren't ready to start processing same-sex marriage licenses just yet. Jefferson County said it wouldn't be ready to do so until July 6. And St. Charles County said it could need as much as a month. "We are working ...

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  16. The latest incarceration scam: Video-only visitsa for a hefty fee, of courseRead the original story

    Saturday Jun 27 | Fire Dog Lake

    The booming jail and prison industry has invented another way to fleece inmate families: eliminate in-person visits all together, and replace them with video visits- for a fee. Jefferson County jail in Missouri joins Washington DC jail and others in a growing list of jails to deprive families of any face-to-face contact with their locked up loved one.

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  17. Jail moves to video-only visits; fee will be charged to visitorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | ABA Journal

    Add another jail to a growing list of penal institutions that don't allow inmates in-person visits with family and friends. Instead, those who wish to visit with inmates at the jail in Jefferson County, Missouri, must do so by video.

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  18. Blown tire leads to deadly crash in Jefferson County, MORead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 25 | KFVS12

    According to the Missouri Highway Patrol, 57-year-old Cynthia J. Arcobasso was traveling south on interstate 55 at the 177 mile marker. The crash report indicates the right rear tire of the Ford Explorer she was driving blew out, causing the vehicle to skid off the right side of the road.

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  19. Parade preparationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 23 | The Fairfield Ledger

    Making decorations for the 2015 Greater Jefferson County Fair Parade are Master Gardeners, from left, Sharie Leazer, Gerri Lyon, Becky Jaeger with grandson Chase, Toni Griffith, Sandi Dimmit and Aleta Mottet. The parade begins at 6:30 p.m. today.

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  20. St. Louis Doctor needs your VOTE todayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 23 | KLOU-FM Saint Louis

    ... of 2014. He currently works as an emergency room physician at Jefferson Mercy Hospital in Crystal City, Jefferson County. Stahlschmidt, 31, currently owes more than $280,000 in student loans. He entered an essay contest through SoFi along with ...

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