Madeline McClain

Madeline joined the KQ2 team in February 2018.

Title: Reporter / Anchor

Madeline McClain is a multi-media journalist from Independence, Missouri.

She joined KQ2 News in February 2018 after attending the University of Missouri for journalism and law school. In 2015, she passed the Missouri Bar while finishing her dual J.D. and Masters Degree.

When Maddie's not in the newsroom or chasing down stories, she enjoys traveling. She studied abroad in Paris, London and Capetown.

Recent Posts by Madeline McClain

Local officials still debating the future of I-229 double-decker bridge

After an hour and a half long work session Monday, the St. Joseph City Council decided to postpone their decision until after they get more information.

Court rules gas station slots illegal

A Platte County circuit court judge handed down a guilty verdict on Tuesday to a Kansas-based company accused of promoting gambling in convenient stores across Missouri

State data error causing incorrect Covid-19 numbers online

Local numbers for Covid-19 deaths have not matched the state's website, a problem the state says was caused by a coding error that was thought to have been fixed.

Clinical trial for mild Covid-19 cases

A new clinical trial rolling out in the Kansas City area looks to find a treatment for mild cases of Covid-19.

More than 400 quarantined because of COVID cases at St. Joseph Public Schools this week

At least 425 St. Joseph public school students have been ordered to quarantine this week according to the school district website Friday.

St. Joseph Parks and Recreation funding down while construction begins on new water park

While St. Joseph Parks and Recreation has seen lower than normal revenue during the Covid-19 pandemic, one project is already funded and construction is underway

Medical experts encourage getting a flu shot this year

The worry is that a "twindemic" or the potential of seasonal flu outbreaks overlapping with the coronavirus crisis could be disastrous and deadly.

Visiting suspended at Western Reception, Diagnostic & Correctional Center

New cases of COVID-19 among offenders at Western Reception, Diagnostic and Correctional Center have prompted visiting at the prison to be suspended until further notice.

Body of missing Grant City woman found; homicide investigation ongoing

The body of a 42-year-old Melissa Chapman reported missing late last month was found Monday by the Worth County Sheriff’s Department.

Friends of fallen Nebraska officer remember childhood in Missouri

Childhood friends of fallen Nebraska officer Mario Herrera shared memories Tuesday of growing up in Faucett together.

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