8:18 am
Fri June 20, 2014

New DWI procedure in Miller County takes delay out of blood test

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Miller County authorities now have a new way to conduct DWI investigations. The new method makes it much easier for officers to attain search warrants when administering blood draws from suspected drivers.

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4:46 pm
Fri February 7, 2014

Missouri lawmaker apologizes for DWI arrest

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A southeast Missouri lawmaker is apologizing for his arrest on suspicion of driving while intoxicated.

Democratic Rep. Steve Hodges, of East Prairie, said in a written statement Friday that he "failed to exhibit a high level of responsibility" when he was issued a summons early Thursday by Jefferson City police.

Hodges said he has "experienced several highly stressful, life-changing events" in the past few weeks and plans to "take the steps to prevent any similar error in judgment in the future."

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AM Newscasts
8:53 am
Thu July 4, 2013

Newscast for July 4, 2013

Regional news coverage from the KBIA Newsroom, including:

  • Mo. revenue up 10 percent for 2013 budget year
  • Mo. AG says state may have to use gas chamber
  • Police step up patrols on DWI and other violations for holiday week
4:46 pm
Mon December 5, 2011

Boone County drivers will face more DWI checkpoints in coming weeks

Boone County drivers will see more DWI checkpoints during the month of December.
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The Boone County Sheriff’s Department is increasing its effort to crack down on impaired drivers.

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