Editor's Picks - KMOV.com

A family places flowers on vehicles of the victims of the Ride The Ducks accident on July 20, 2018 in Branson, Missouri. (Photo by Michael Thomas/Getty Images) A family places flowers on vehicles of the victims of the Ride The Ducks accident on July 20, 2018 in Branson, Missouri. (Photo by Michael Thomas/Getty Images)

Duck boat tragedy: 17 dead, including 9 from one family Video included

Updated:

Seventeen people were killed and several were injured after a duck boat capsized and sank on Table Rock Lake in Stone County, Missouri, near Branson, Thursday night.

More>>

St. Louis couple killed in Table Rock Lake tragedy Video included

Rose Mamann and William Asher (Credit: Family friends) Rose Mamann and William Asher (Credit: Family friends)
Updated:

A St. Louis couple was among the 17 killed in the Branson, Missouri duck boat tragedy.

More>>

Comfort dogs may soon be used in St. Louis County Court

Levi. Credit: KMOV Levi. Credit: KMOV
Updated:

Dogs may be soon be seen in St. Louis County courtrooms. County prosecutors started using therapy dogs to comfort kids who have experienced trauma and are seeking legal help. 

More>>

Listen: Emergency dispatch audio gives timeline of Table Rock tragedy

Stone County Sheriff Doug Rader said early Friday morning that 14 people survived the and six people are still missing. (Southern Stone County Fire Protection District) Stone County Sheriff Doug Rader said early Friday morning that 14 people survived the and six people are still missing. (Southern Stone County Fire Protection District)
Updated:

Stone County Sheriff Doug Rader has released a press release that gives a timeline of their response to the sinking of the "Ride the Ducks" boat. 

More>>

"It shouldn't have been in the water," says owner of company involved in boat sinking Video included

Rina Bernard, left, and Keri Johnson leave flowers on a car believed to belong to a victim of a last night's duck boat accident, Friday, July 20, 2018 in Branson, Mo.   (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel) Rina Bernard, left, and Keri Johnson leave flowers on a car believed to belong to a victim of a last night's duck boat accident, Friday, July 20, 2018 in Branson, Mo. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
Updated:

Authorities say 17 people are dead after a tour boat carrying 31 people capsized and sank on Table Rock Lake in Branson, Missouri, during a powerful storm Thursday. 

More>>

'I can’t imagine how hard it is for the families'; victims in previous duck boat accident speak Video included

Kevin Grace and his daughter Ruby were on a duck boat when in Philadelphia when it was hit by a barge on the Delaware River. Both Kevin and Ruby were thrown into the water and had to swim to safety. Credit: KMOV Kevin Grace and his daughter Ruby were on a duck boat when in Philadelphia when it was hit by a barge on the Delaware River. Both Kevin and Ruby were thrown into the water and had to swim to safety. Credit: KMOV
Updated:

A father and daughter from Waterloo that were in a duck boat accident in 2010 spoke to News 4 about the duck boat accident that happened in Table Rock Lake on Thursday. 

More>>

Table Rock Lake witnesses give first-hand account of duck boat accident Video included

Witnesses, friends, and victim’s families are sharing their stories and first-hand accounts in connection with the Table Rock Lake tragedy that killed 17 people. (Credit: KCTV 5) Witnesses, friends, and victim’s families are sharing their stories and first-hand accounts in connection with the Table Rock Lake tragedy that killed 17 people. (Credit: KCTV 5)
Updated:

Witnesses, friends, and victim’s families are sharing their stories and first-hand accounts in connection with the Table Rock Lake tragedy that killed 17 people. 

More>>

'Guardians of the Galaxy' director fired over unearthed offensive tweets

James Gunn arrives at the world premiere of "Thor: Ragnarok" at the El Capitan Theatre on Tuesday, Oct. 10, 2017, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP) James Gunn arrives at the world premiere of "Thor: Ragnarok" at the El Capitan Theatre on Tuesday, Oct. 10, 2017, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)
Updated:

Disney fired "Guardians of the Galaxy" franchise director James Gunn Friday after a series of satirical tweets about pedophilia and rape came to light.

More>>

Man shot, killed in Walnut Park West neighborhood

(Credit: KMOV) (Credit: KMOV)
Updated:

Police are investigating a shooting that happened in the Walnut Park West neighborhood Thursday night.

More>>

St. Charles Co. man charged with abuse and neglect of a child resulting in death

Devon Michael Coleman is charged with abuse and neglect of a child resulting death after he allegedly strangled a child in December of 2017. (Credit: KMOV) Devon Michael Coleman is charged with abuse and neglect of a child resulting death after he allegedly strangled a child in December of 2017. (Credit: KMOV)
Updated:

Authorities in St. Charles County have charged a 31-year-old man with abuse and neglect of a child-resulting in death.

More>>

Cell video captures moments before duck boat tragedy

Credit: Jennie Phillips-Hudson Carr Credit: Jennie Phillips-Hudson Carr
Updated:

A video shot by Jennie Phillips-Hudson Carr shows a duck boat shortly before it capsized and sank on Table Rock Lake near Branson on Thursday

More>>

Duck boat driver among dead Video included

Robert Bob Williams /Facebook/CNN Robert Bob Williams /Facebook/CNN
Updated:

Among the 17 killed in the duck boat tragedy at Table Rock Lake Thursday night was the driver of the vessel.

More>>

Woman found shot to death in south St. Louis

(Credit: KMOV) (Credit: KMOV)
Updated:

A woman was found shot to death in south St. Louis early Friday.

More>>

Safety concerns linger after fatal duck boat tragedy on Table Rock Lake

At least 11 people are dead and 6 people are still missing after a tourist boat capsized at Table Rock Lake in Branson, MO. (Credit: KCTV 5) At least 11 people are dead and 6 people are still missing after a tourist boat capsized at Table Rock Lake in Branson, MO. (Credit: KCTV 5)
Updated:

The National Transportation Safety Board is sending investigators to the scene of the Table Rock Lake tragedy Friday morning. 

More>>

Mom rescues daughter held against her will with help from social media

Chameka Mengistu. Credit: KMOV Chameka Mengistu. Credit: KMOV
Updated:

Chameka Mengistu says she wants what could have been a tragedy for her family, to serve as a warning to parents.

More>>

Isolated severe storms possible Friday

Updated:

Severe storms are possible on Thursday and Friday around the St. Louis area.

More>>

Raw: Rescuers from nearby boat heard springing into action after duck boat sinks

Credit: Jennie Phillips-Hudson Carr Credit: Jennie Phillips-Hudson Carr
Updated:

In the background of a video shot by Jennie Phillips-Hudson Carr, people on a showboat are heard springing into rescue mode after a duck boat capsized and sank on Table Rock Lake.

More>>

St. Louis prosecutor wants less jail time for non-violent offenders

In this photo made Friday, May 5, 2017, St. Louis Circuit Attorney Kim Gardner poses for a photo in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson) In this photo made Friday, May 5, 2017, St. Louis Circuit Attorney Kim Gardner poses for a photo in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)
Updated:

St. Louis Circuit Attorney Kim Gardner says she wants to see less jail time for non-violent offenders

More>>

Heyward helps Cubs beat Cardinals 9-6 in return from break

AP Images AP Images
Updated:

Jason Heyward had three hits and two RBIs, Ian Happ belted a two-run homer and the Chicago Cubs beat the St. Louis Cardinals 9-6 on Thursday night in baseball's first game after the All-Star break.

More>>

Woman isn't letting cerebral palsy stop her CrossFit training

A video posted to Facebook shows Tiffany Eickhoff pulling a heavy tire several hundred feet across a parking lot. Credit: KMOV A video posted to Facebook shows Tiffany Eickhoff pulling a heavy tire several hundred feet across a parking lot. Credit: KMOV
Updated:

A St. Louis woman with cerebral palsy has gone viral on social media after she posted a video on Face book of her CrossFit workout

More>>

breaking

2 officers shot, suspect in custody after standoff in Poplar Bluff, MO Video included

James Odell Johnson Jr. was arrested after police say he shot 2 officers (Source: Poplar Bluff Police Department) James Odell Johnson Jr. was arrested after police say he shot 2 officers (Source: Poplar Bluff Police Department)
Updated:

What started as a warrant arrest turned into a shooting where an officer was injured on Thursday, July 19 in Poplar Bluff, Missouri.

More>>

Hours after popping up in St. Louis, city says Bird Scooters are operating illegally Video included

Bird Scooters (Credit: KMOV) Bird Scooters (Credit: KMOV)
Updated:

Electric scooters were placed around St. Louis Thursday morning but the city says the company is operating illegally. 

More>>

Mathews-Dickey Boys & Girls Club serves as safe haven for youth

Mathews-Dickey Boys & Girls Club in north St. Louis offers a wide range of educational, cultural and physical activities and programs for children ages 5 to 18.  Credit: KMOV Mathews-Dickey Boys & Girls Club in north St. Louis offers a wide range of educational, cultural and physical activities and programs for children ages 5 to 18.  Credit: KMOV
Updated:

Mathews-Dickey Boys & Girls Club in North St. Louis offers a wide range of educational, cultural and physical activities and programs for children ages 5 to 18.    

More>>

Highway resurfacing project near Hermann damages multiple cars

The number of cars damaged by a resurfacing project on Highway 100 that started Wednesday near Hermann is expected to top 100. Credit: KMOV The number of cars damaged by a resurfacing project on Highway 100 that started Wednesday near Hermann is expected to top 100. Credit: KMOV
Updated:

The number of cars damaged by a resurfacing project on Highway 100 that started Wednesday near Hermann, is expected to top 100.

More>>

Hazmat crews, police responding to report of suspicious package

(Credit: KMOV) (Credit: KMOV)
Updated:

The St. Louis Fire Department Hazmat Task Force is on the scene of a reported suspicious package near the 4300 block of Goodfellow Blvd. St. Louis police are also present.

More>>

FCC to enact protections against 'slamming' and 'cramming' cell phone scams Video included

(AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli) (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)
Updated:

In less than 30 days there will be new protections in place to prevent extra charges from being placed on your cell phone bill without your permission. 

More>>

Man killed innocent bystander while racing on South County street, police say

Adam Michaud, 20 is charged with first-degree involuntary manslaughter and second-degree assault. Credit: St. Louis County PD Adam Michaud, 20 is charged with first-degree involuntary manslaughter and second-degree assault. Credit: St. Louis County PD
Updated:

A man is facing charges for allegedly killing a bystander while racing in South County

More>>

Volunteers from across the country help homeowners in Troy Video included

Volunteers from across the country helped Troy homeowners with much-needed repairs. (Credit: KMOV) Volunteers from across the country helped Troy homeowners with much-needed repairs. (Credit: KMOV)
Updated:

A group of faith-based volunteers from across the country are in Lincoln County, helping homeowners make some much-needed repairs. 

More>>

Both victims of MetroBus shooter accidentally bumped into him, according to police Video included

Updated:

The suspect accused of killing a man on a MetroBus over the weekend is also believed to be responsible for a homicide on July 5. Both shootings were similar in fashion, police and the father of the victim in the July 5 homicide said.

More>>

Photos: Vice President Mike Pence visits St. Louis area

(Credit: KMOV) (Credit: KMOV)
Updated:

Photos of Vice President Mike Pence's visit to the St. Louis area Thursday.

More>>

White House invites Putin to Washington for fall meeting

U.S. President Donald Trump, left, and Russian President Vladimir Putin arrive for a one-on-one-meeting at the Presidential Palace in Helsinki, Finland, Monday, July 16, 2018. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais) U.S. President Donald Trump, left, and Russian President Vladimir Putin arrive for a one-on-one-meeting at the Presidential Palace in Helsinki, Finland, Monday, July 16, 2018. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
Updated:

Sanders says "those discussions are already underway" for a fall meeting between the two presidents.

More>>

Clayton leaders apologize to Wash U. students falsely accused of IHOP dine and dash Video included

Outside of Washington University (Credit: KMOV) Outside of Washington University (Credit: KMOV)
Updated:

City of Clayton officials on Wednesday apologized to the ten African American students who were falsely accused of leaving an IHOP restaurant without paying their bill.

More>>

Vice President Pence spends Thursday in St. Louis-area Video included

(AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin) (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
Updated:

Vice President Mike Pence will be making stops in Missouri and Illinois Thursday.

More>>

Swiss Rolls, bread sold under several names recalled due to salmonella concerns

Swiss Rolls (Wikimedia Commons) Swiss Rolls (Wikimedia Commons)
Updated:

Flowers Foods, Inc., the maker of Swiss Rolls sold under multiple brand names, has issued a voluntary recall due to possible salmonella contamination.

More>>

Former St. Louis officer pleads guilty to conspiracy to accept bribes

(Credit: AP) (Credit: AP)
Updated:

A former St. Louis police officer pleaded guilty to conspiracy to accept bribes as part of a conspiracy scheme.

More>>

Wentzville firefighters help baby turkeys Video included

Wentzville Fire Protection District crews helping baby turkeys (Credit: Wentzille Fire / Facebook) Wentzville Fire Protection District crews helping baby turkeys (Credit: Wentzille Fire / Facebook)
Updated:

The Wentzville Fire Protection District helped some baby turkeys that couldn’t climb a curb Thursday morning.

More>>

West Nile Virus found in St. Louis County Video included

(Credit: KMOV) (Credit: KMOV)
Updated:

Mosquitoes carrying West Nile virus have been discovered in St. Louis County. 

More>>

Mini golf, Ferris wheel coming to Delmar Loop

Ferris wheel previously featured on Muny stage will be available to ride at Magic Mini Golf in Delmar Loop. (Credit: KMOV) Ferris wheel previously featured on Muny stage will be available to ride at Magic Mini Golf in Delmar Loop. (Credit: KMOV)
Updated:

The owner of Blueberry Hill, the Moonrise Hotel, and other Loop landmarks, Joe Edwards, is announcing his plan to build a new mini golf course in the Loop. 

More>>

Husband, wife raped children for 10 years, investigators say

Dava Henley (Left) John Henley (Right) (Source: Shelby County Sheriff's Office) Dava Henley (Left) John Henley (Right) (Source: Shelby County Sheriff's Office)
Updated:

A husband and wife are behind bars accused of sexually abusing children for a decade.

More>>

Help name the St. Louis Zoo’s 200th Speke’s gazelle!

When you travel up the hill at the Saint Louis Zoo, you probably stop at Red Rocks to check out the Speke’s Gazelle. (Credit: Saint Louis Zoo) When you travel up the hill at the Saint Louis Zoo, you probably stop at Red Rocks to check out the Speke’s Gazelle. (Credit: Saint Louis Zoo)
Updated:

When you travel up the hill at the Saint Louis Zoo, you probably stop at Red Rocks to check out the Speke’s Gazelle. 

More>>

St. Louis County police seek trio accused of stealing from multiple Walgreens stores Video included

Two of three suspects seen on surveillance camera walking into a Walgreens store (Credit: St. Louis County Police Department / Facebook) Two of three suspects seen on surveillance camera walking into a Walgreens store (Credit: St. Louis County Police Department / Facebook)
Updated:

The St. Louis County Police Department is asking for help identifying three theft suspects.

More>>

PETA seeks records on 54 stingray deaths at Brookfield Zoo

Chicago's Brookfield Zoo is trying to figure out why 54 stringrays died Friday, July 10, 2015. (Credit: Chicago Zoological Society) Chicago's Brookfield Zoo is trying to figure out why 54 stringrays died Friday, July 10, 2015. (Credit: Chicago Zoological Society)
Updated:

An animal rights organization has filed a lawsuit against Brookfield Zoo located outside Chicago in a search for documents that could shed light on the 2015 deaths of 54 stingrays. 

More>>

Powered by Frankly