Inspector Warned Duck Boat Company Of Design Flaws Last YearSteve Paul, owner of the Test Drive Technologies inspection service in St. Louis, said he issued a written report for the company in August 2017. It explained why the boats' engines — and pumps that remove water from their hulls — might fail in inclement weather.
Officials Release Names Of Branson Duckboat VictimsMore than half of the 17 people killed when a tourist boat sank on a Branson lake were members of the same Indiana family.
Death Toll From Missouri Duck Boat Accident Climbs To 17Investigators blamed stormy weather for the accident Thursday evening on Table Rock Lake. Winds at the time were blowing as hard as 65 mph, according to the National Weather Service.
Missouri Gov. Decides To Quit After Vowing To Fight ScandalOn a dreary overcast day, Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens stood in a light rain near the Governor's Mansion and recounted his grueling training as a Navy SEAL officer to suggest he would never quit fighting allegations of sexual misconduct and campaign finance violations.
Student Tries To Sell High School On Craigslist In Graduation PrankA Missouri student has been banned from walking in his high school graduation after a senior prank was misinterpreted as a "threat" against the school.
Missouri Officer Killed Responding To 911 Call, 2 Officers InjuredA man shot and killed a police officer and wounded two others who were checking on a disturbance at a Missouri home.
Men Get Prison After Dragging Kitten Behind Jeep, Posting Video Online18-year-old Kyle Williams and 19-year-old Jordan Hall were both found guilty of animal cruelty after the duo dragged the kitten behind their moving jeep in June of 2017.
No Hate Crime Charges In Missouri Transgender Teen's Brutal SlayingAuthorities say her eyes were gouged out and her genitals stabbed, but that the death of transgender teenager whose burned remains were found near the mobile home of one of her alleged killers in rural southern Missouri, her bones discarded in a chicken coop, was not a hate crime.