Four children were killed in a house fire early Thursday in Lake Ozark, Mo. Firefighters were initially unable to enter the house because the fire was too involved and parts of the structure had collapsed. Photos from The Lake News Online.
After the funeral service, more than 100 law enforcement vehicles escorted Clinton Officer Christopher Ryan Morton to be laid to rest Monday. Morton was killed while answering a disturbance call last week.
In 2014, Brittany Koerselman was 15 and pregnant with the child of her 21-year-old boyfriend Jeremie Rook. With police bearing down on Jeremie with possible statutory rape charges, the Iowa couple made a trip to Missouri to wed.
Samantha Knowles was 15 when she married her husband Dylan in Missouri. She was not pregnant and he was 17 so there was no issue with statutory rape charges. The two wanted to marry before Dylan deployed for military service.
Listen to the scanner traffic from Clinton, Missouri where three officers were shot early Wednesday, March 7, 2018. Officer Christopher Ryan Morton, 30, was fatally shot while checking on a disturbance at a Clinton Home. The audio, condensed to re