Madeline joined the KQ2 team in February 2018.
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.
Doctors from the Missouri State Medical Association sent a letter to Governor Parson asking him to issue a stay-at-home order for Missouri residents.
Over 100 complaints have already been turned in to the Missouri Attorney General since the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic.
There are no confirmed cases of coronavirus in Buchanan County or Mosaic Life Care system, but hospital officials said they are ready if the outbreak reaches the area.
Since the state's first confirmed case of COVID-19 on March 8, cases have climbed to 838 positive tests.
Officials say the inmate was moved from a prison in St. Joseph to a Kansas City hospital on March 19.
State and federal officials, including Gov. Mike Parson, say the shortfall should be remedied by April 1.
Gov. Parson said all Missouri casinos will close at midnight Tuesday.
Police say five people are dead after a shooting at a gas station in Springfield.
The City of St. Joseph is hosting a panel discussion Monday night to address concerns and questions surrounding COVID-19.
State officials have identified a sixth case of the novel coronavirus in Missouri Monday.