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Dinkins Elected State Rep

Republican Chris Dinkins of Annapolis was elected state representative Tuesday in a special election. Dinkins won by a 299 vote margin to fill the unexpired term of Paul Fitzwater who resigned in September to accept a gubernatorial appointment. Dinkins, who taught school for 17 years, has served as Fitzwater’s legislative aide for several years. Unofficial…

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Triple Homicide in Wayne County

(Editor’s Note: Due to the nature of this crime, this news story contains some graphic information.) A young couple and their 17-month-old daughter have been murdered. A 24-year-old Williamsville man has been charged with nine felonies in connection with the murders. The dead have been identified as 24-year-old Harley Million, 23-year-old Samara Kitts, and 17-month-old…

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Three Found Murdered

A young couple and their 17-month-old daughter have been murdered. Sheriff Dean Finch released the information Monday morning. One person is in custody. Information released by authorities is very little at the current time. Sheriff Finch said more information will be released when formal charges have been filed. The dead have been identified as 24-year-old Harley…

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Update: Iron County Murder Suspect In Custody

The Iron County Sheriff’s Department is currently looking for a suspect in an early morn­ing shooting that took place on Monday, Nov. 6. Thomas Bentimiglia, 35, was shot at approximately 1:30 a.m. on Monday morning and sub­sequently died from a gunshot wound. Investigators are cur­rently searching for William King in connection to the shoot­ing. King…

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One Dead in Shooting; Greenville Man Arrested

One person is dead after a shooting near Greenville on Saturday, Nov. 4. A Greenville man is in custody. According to the Wayne County Sheriff Dean Finch, officials arrested one suspect around 8:15 p.m. near the Wayne and Carter county line. Sheriff Finch said his office received a call at 6:30 p.m. that a shooting…

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Christina Dinkins Receives Republican Nomination

Candidates have been chosen for the special elec­tion to fill the unexpired term of Paul Fitzwater who resigned his state repre­sentative post to accept an appointment by Governor Eric Greitens to the Board of Probations and Parole. Chris Dinkins was cho­sen Saturday morning to representative the Repub­licans in the Feb. 6 special election. She will…

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Two Charged In Triple Shooting

Two men have been ar­rested and charged with murder in connection with the triple shooting that took place on Wednesday, Octo­ber 18, near Ellington. David Young, 67, of Iron­ton, and Timothy Calla­han, 44, of Potosi both face charges of murder in the deaths of James and Janet Nance. Both men were arrested on Saturday, October…

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Update: Deadly Shooting Near Ellington

A triple shooting occurred at approximately 4:00 PM on Wednesday, October 18, in a home on Highway 106 about five miles outside of Ellington. All three victims were shot in the head. Janet Nance, 72, was airlifted to a St. Louis hospital where she died later that same day. James R. Nance, 86, was airlifted…

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Multiple Victims in Reynolds County Shooting

  Three people were shot Wednesday afternoon at a residence near Ellington. The Reynolds County Sheriff’s Department has issues the following statement: The Missouri State Highway Patrol is assisting the Reynolds County Sheriff’s Department with a shooting incident which occurred on October 18, 2017, at a residence west of Ellington, Missouri, in Reynolds County. Three…

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