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west nile virus spread by mosquito
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September 05, 2019 - 4:05 pm
JEFFERSON COUNTY, Mo. (KMOX) - Adult mosquitoes collected from Hillsboro tested positive for the West Nile Virus, according to the Jefferson County Health Department (JCHD). The bugs collected on Sept. 5 in Hillsboro, as well as the surrounding area, tested positive for the disease which can cause...
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June 29, 2019 - 6:16 pm
Sheriff says property line dispute turned violent on Saturday
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MIAMI, FL - MAY 10: In this photo illustration, capsules of the drug Kratom are seen on May 10, 2016 in Miami, Florida. The herbal supplement is a psychoactive drug derived from the leaves of the kratom plant and it's been reported that people are using the supplement to get high and some states are banning the supplement. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)
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June 06, 2019 - 2:28 am
CLAYTON, Mo. (KMOX) — Kratom is becoming a controversial substance in these parts. Now, St. Louis County Council members are wondering if they need to ban the herbal supplement from Asia or at least decide on rules for its sale. "A year ago, we started talking about this with one of our...
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In this handout from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the skin of a patient after three days of measles infection is seen at a New York hospital in 1958.
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March 09, 2019 - 2:09 pm
Case associated with previously-identified outside Missouri case
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March 08, 2019 - 9:00 am
One man is dead and an apartment complex is in shambles after a head-on collision near Hillsboro.
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February 27, 2019 - 9:44 am
HILLSBORO, Mo. (KMOX) — Think the scourge of methamphetamine has passed? Police say no, but something has changed. That something is how it's manufactured. Sgt. Tony Dennis with the Jefferson County Sheriff's Department says several years ago, making meth was a "mom and pop" cooking operation. "...
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January 18, 2019 - 10:07 am
HILLSBORO, Mo. (AP) — An eastern Missouri police chief has resigned and an officer has been terminated amid an investigation into theft allegations. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that Hillsboro Mayor Joe Phillips says the investigation has left him "disgusted." The resignation of Hillsboro...
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Tiny house
Sheriff Dave Marshak/Jefferson County Sheriffs Department
December 19, 2018 - 10:53 am
HOUSE SPRINGS, Mo. (KMOX) — A tiny house that was stolen in south St. Louis last weekend appears to have been found in Jefferson County. Sheriff Dave Marshak tweeted a photo of the house and stated it was found in House Springs. Detectives located this TinyHouse in House Springs, Mo. this morning,...
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December 17, 2018 - 7:35 am
HERCULANEUM, Mo. (AP) — The Missouri Department of Transportation is giving away a Jefferson County bridge that was built during the Great Depression for free, but the offer comes with a catch. The state's transportation agency plans to demolish the truss bridge that carries cars across Joachim...
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