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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

Police continue to investigate 23rd Street homicide; GoFundMe started for the 21-year-old killed

One week after a 21-year-old St. Joseph man was killed, his friends are asking for help with his funeral expenses.

New troopers added to Highway Patrol ranks

The Missouri Highway Patrol added new troopers to its ranks after 31 people graduated the patrol’s Law Enforcement Academy at the end of June.

Family of 6-year-old boy injured in hit-and-run speaks out

A driver in a St. Joseph neighborhood hit a young boy on the 4th of July and then drove away. Police are now looking for the driver, while the boy’s family hopes for his arrest.

St. Joseph family says Texas deputy killed their dog, now they are sharing the story

Michael Fleenor’s family is sharing how they lost their Pitbull, Chance. They hope it will help others protect their pets.

4th of July safety for your pets, according to experts

Fireworks and pets don’t mix. Here’s how to keep them safe and calm for the 4th of July shows.

Troopers warn against drunk driving over the 4th

The State Highway Patrol warns it will be cracking down on motorists in Missouri who drink and drive during the Fourth of July holiday reporting period.

Flag display raises awareness about veterans lost to suicide

A group of volunteers is bringing awareness about the high rate of suicide in the veteran community with a flag display.

Remains identified as missing 23-year-old woman

A woman missing for weeks has been identified as the person whose remains were found on a property in Maysville.

Missouri Gov. Parson closes state offices for July 5, gives state employees day off

Missouri Gov. Mike Parson is extending the July 4 holiday an extra day in the state — closing government offices July 5 and giving state workers the day off.

St. Joseph targeted by officials to announce new lead-dust standards

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency representatives announced stricter standards for lead dust in homes and child care facilities in St. Joseph Friday.

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