Kirksville

Former White House Press Secretary Jim Brady (R) speaks alongside his wife, Sarah (L), and Brady Campaign President Paul Helmke (R), about new legislation curbing gun violence during a press conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC, March 30, 2011. Brady was shot by John Hinkley, Jr, during his attempt to assassinate former US President Ronald Reagan on March 30, 1981. (SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Mo. Born Gun Control Activist Sarah Brady Dies

Kirksville native married Centralia, Ill. native James Brady, who was wounded during assassination attempt on President Reagan

04/03/2015

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Snowy Owls Arriving Early in Missouri

KOMU-TV reports the owls are being spotted farther south and earlier than usual in Missouri.

12/26/2013

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Washington University 14th in ‘Best Colleges’ Rankings

The University of Illinois – Urbana-Champaign at 41, University of Missouri – Columbia at 97, Saint Louis University at 101, and Maryville University at 161.

09/11/2013

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Mo. Man Incompetent for Trial in Grisly Death

Prosecutors say Paul Potter stabbed Willis Meredith, dismembered his body and set fires to conceal the crime. He also allegedly threw the victim’s arms at witnesses.

08/21/2013

Mo. Suspect Waives Preliminary Hearing in Dismemberment

Prosecutors say Paul Potter stabbed 74-year-old Willis Edward Meredith, dismembered his body and set fires to conceal the crime.

03/26/2013

Neighbors Recall ‘Horror Movie’ Like Murder Scene Outside Suspect’s Home

A Missouri man is accused of killing a man, dismembering the body and tossing the victim’s arms at bystanders.

01/09/2013

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High-Speed Chase Leads To Fatal Crash

Driver identified as Ted Fitzgerald, 27, of St. Peters.

06/04/2012