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Cold Case Reopens: Headless, Handless Man to be Exhumed in Warren County

Warren County Sheriff’s Lt. Matt Schmutz says before DNA evidence was widely used, victims were identified by their fingerprints and their face, which is why John Doe’s killer or killers cut off his head and hands.

02/02/2015

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Two Shot in Chop Shop Raid

Officers opened fire after suspects drove pickup through garage door.

01/15/2015

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Franklin County Sheriff Retiring

Gary Toelke says he won’t seek re-election in 2016.

12/17/2014

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Homicide Investigation Launched In Pacific, Mo.

Major Case Squad looking into deaths of man & woman in apartment complex

11/16/2014

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Mexican Meth Topping Homemade in U.S.

Meth labs busts are down, as imports of the drug are rising

11/08/2014

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Mountain Lion Spotted Outside Franklin County

Police in Gerald say they spotted a mountain lion earlier this week.

10/17/2014

File photo of a mock methamphetamine lab. (Photo by Tim Sloan/AFP/Getty Images)

Franklin County Meth Lab Busts Down, But It’s Not All Good News

After busting 163 meth labs a decade ago, Franklin County investigators are on a pace to bust fewer than 20 this year. But, the head of the county’s Narcotics Enforcement Unit says that doesn’t mean fewer people are using methamphetamine.

09/19/2014

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Missing Timberwolf Caught by Owner

Two timber wolves originally escaped their cage in Robertsville.

07/08/2014

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Two Teens Safe After Going Missing While Camping

After their two families had lunch at the Little Indian Creek Campground off Highway K, the boy and girl took off on a bike ride.

07/03/2014

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Mowing Accident Kills St. Clair, Mo. Man

Sheriff’s department identifies victim as 67-year-old Vernon Peterson.

06/22/2014

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