Lincoln County

Four others suffered smoke inhalation.
Courtesy: Lincoln County Fire Protection District
Brian Kelly
November 30, 2019 - 7:42 am
MOSCOW MILLS, MO (KMOX) -A seven-year-old boy was killed, four other children were injured in an early morning fire in a Moscow Mills mobile home. Lincoln County Fire Protection District Assistant Chief Robert Shramek tells KMOX when firefighters got to the 100 block of Blue Bunting Circle at about...
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Tom Franklin
November 20, 2019 - 9:12 am
CLAYTON, Mo. (KMOX) — The body found by St. Louis County investigators in Lincoln County is indeed Jennifer Rothwell's. Police positively identified her body Wednesday morning, over 24-hours after her body was found in the woods off Highway 61 near Cuivre River State Park late Monday night. Police...
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Tom Franklin
November 19, 2019 - 4:19 am
TROY, Mo. (KMOX/AP) — Information provided by a missing St. Louis-area woman's husband has led authorities to a body that's believed to be that of the woman, police said Tuesday. The body was discovered around 11:15 p.m. Monday in a remote area near the town of Troy and about 45 miles (72...
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Troy, MO Police Department
Alex Degman
July 16, 2019 - 4:10 pm
TROY, Mo. (KMOX) -- Two federal inmates are being treated for injuries after escaping from the Lincoln County Jail, carjacking a vehicle and leading police on a chase before crashing Monday night. Troy police say Kurt Wallace, 26, and James Flannel, 38, escaped shortly after 8:00 Monday night using...
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Flooding in Portage des Sioux
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Alex Degman
July 14, 2019 - 5:30 pm
ST. CHARLES (KMOX) -- FEMA crews are out this week in St. Charles, Lincoln and Pike counties talking to residents affected by flooding. Disaster survivor assistance teams are going door to door looking for people who've experienced flood damage. "We want to speak with people face to face to learn...
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WEST ALTON, MISSOURI- JUNE 01: Floodwater from the Mississippi River rises up around homes on June 1, 2019 in West Alton, Illinois. The middle-section of the country has been experiencing major flooding since mid-March especially along the Missouri, Arkansas, and Mississippi Rivers. Towns along the Mississippi River have been experiencing the longest stretch of major flooding from the river in nearly a century. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)
July 10, 2019 - 9:01 am
ST. LOUIS (KMOX) — It's going to take up to $50 million to repair local levees on the Mississippi River after near historic flooding this year, that's just a drop in the bucket compared to what it's going to take to repair the levee systems along the Missouri River west of St. Louis and the...
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Winfield Police Department
Tom Franklin
June 03, 2019 - 2:32 am
WINFIELD, Mo. (KMOX) — The Pin Oak Levee near Winfield has breached, and residents near the levee are being urged to evacuate. The levee in Lincoln County overtopped at about 12:30 a.m. Sunday. Then, it breached Sunday afternoon. Jim Sharp with the Lincoln County Emergency Management Agency told...
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February 19, 2019 - 1:53 pm
TROY, Mo. (KMOX) — A Hazelwood man is accused of raping a 15-year-old girl and giving her an STD that he knew about. Court documents say 22-year-old Marlon Luckett met the girl in June of last year through a social media site. Officers couldn't locate him until last Wednesday, when he went to St...
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December 20, 2018 - 10:08 am
BELLFLOWER, Mo. (AP) — Investigators are trying to determine if a skull found in a remote area of eastern Missouri is connected to the case of a woman missing for more than two years. Lincoln County Sheriff's Department spokesman Andy Binder told KTVI-TV that a human skull was found on Saturday in...
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Joseph Harrell and Daniel Russell
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Tom Franklin
December 04, 2018 - 12:39 pm
TRUXTON, Mo. (KMOX) — A 14-year-old cold case murder in Lincoln County might be solved. The Lincoln County Sheriff's Office announced Tuesday that 36-year-old Joseph Harrell of Warrenton and 57-year-old Daniel Russell of Tipton, Missouri are in custody for the murder of Byron Owens in 2004. A cold...
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