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Pitman receives life sentence for killing his mother

Adam J. Pitman, 24, Keokuk, was sentenced this afternoon to life in prison for the first-degree murder of his mother.


Ten year state prison sentence for former Seymour teachers aide

A former independent teachers aide with the Seymour Community School District in Wayne County was sentenced to state prison after being convicted on two sex-related criminal offenses.


Sioux City police monitor cars for steering issues

The Sioux City Police Department is monitoring its Ford Crown Victorias for defective steering columns, an official said Monday.


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Apel pleads guilty and is charged

A 24 year-old Moberly Man, Matthew Wayne Apel, has pled guilty to one charge of felonious restraint, a Class C Felony, and one charge of domestic assault.


Prisoner walks away from work detail

The Lee County sheriff reports that a citizen in Missouri spotted a 42-year-old man who escaped from a prison work detail Monday afternoon.


Mo. AG Koster making announcement about Mamtek

Missouri Attorney General Chris Koster appears ready to announce results of an investigation into the financial collapse of a proposed artificial sweetener factory in Moberly.


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