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Monday April 24, 2017

ILLINOIS MAN IN CUSTODY IN CONNECTION TO NON LETHAL SHOOTING IN POPLAR BLUFF An Illinois man has surrendered to authorities in Poplar Bluff following a shooting on Friday. Josh Stewart with the Poplar Bluff Police Department tells KWOC News that officers responded to Garfield Street Friday in reference to a shooting where they learned that…

Friday April 21, 2017

STORMS DAMAGE MULTIPLE HOMES IN SOUTHEAST MISSOURI Multiple reports of damage have come in following yesterday’s storms in Southeast Missouri. According to the Ripley County Emergency Manager, there was moderate damage to three homes that had trees fall through their roofs. One home also had minor damage when a power line weather head was pulled…

Thursday, April 20, 2017

          INFANT FLOWN TO MEMPHIS HOSPITAL FOLLOWING WRECK IN NEW MADRID COUNTY   Two people were injured Wednesday afternoon, including a young child, following a wreck in New Madrid County. Officials with the Missouri State Highway Patrol tell KWOC News that the wreck occurred on New Madrid County Road 246 when…

Wednesday April 19, 2017

MULTIPLE METH LABS FOUND DURING TRAFFIC STOP IN BUTLER COUNTY   A Butler County Sherriff’s Deputy found multiple meth labs Tuesday during a stop. KWOC News spoke with Deputy Brandon Lowe about the traffic stop. BRANDON LOWE:  On Tuesday morning, at around 7:20 am, I stopped a vehicle for no brake light on the driver…