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Wednesday April 26, 2017

MULTPLE ARRESTS MADE IN CONNECTION TO BURGLARY AT AREA BUSINESS Authorities in Butler County say that multiple arrests have been made after items were recovered that had been reported stolen from an area business. Investigator Randal Huddleston with the Butler County Sheriff’s Department tells KWOC News more about the arrests. Randal Huddleston: In early April…

Tuesday April 25, 2017

TRAFFIC STOP LEADS TO THE ARREST OF FOUR IN POPLAR BLUFF A traffic stop turned into a drug bust Sunday evening in Poplar Bluff. Detective Andy Cleaveland with the Poplar Bluff Police Department says that a total of four people were arrested during the stop. ANDY CLEAVELAND: On Sunday evening at approximately 11 p.m. officers…

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…

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