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

Judge rules child committed arson and caused death of 14-year-old Cameron Satterley

A judge ruled Friday one of two children, facing juvenile court crimes, had committed arson and involuntary manslaughter in connection to the death of 14-year-old Cameron Satterley, according to the 5th Circuit Juvenile Office.

Grand Jury indicts more than 24 people relating to Crossroads Correctional Center Riots

The May 2018 prison riot in Cameron destroyed parts of Crossroads Correctional Center led a DeKalb County Grand Jury to indict more than two dozen people.

Gravestone dedicated to U.S. Civil war veteran, 100 years after his burial

A lone bugler played taps on Friday in a St. Joseph cemetery as, about 100 years after his death, a headstone was dedicated to the memory of a soldier who fought to preserve the Union in the U.S. Civil War.

First responders treated to Labor Day lunch

As a way to say thank you employees at the Olive Garden in St. Joseph delivered and served breadsticks, salad, and pasta to first responders Monday.

Northwest Missouri lawmaker announces run for governor

Rep. Jim Neely, R-Cameron, announced he is challenging incumbent Gov. Mike Parson in the 2020 primary election. The state lawmaker announced his candidacy Wednesday.

Watson man's body found in southwest Iowa river

Authorities have identified the man found in the Nischnabotna River in southwest Iowa as 77-year-old Thomas Gibson of Watson, Missouri.

Man walking in traffic killed when hit by semi, authorities say

A man walking in the middle of the roadway was killed Thursday night after being struck by a semi on Interstate 29.

Northwest reports enrollment up, retention high

Northwest Missouri State University on Thursday reported a 2 percent increase in first-day enrollment.

Latest: Sides react to judge's decision in St. Joseph school bullying lawsuit

District and lawyer of mother and daughter react after Circuit Judge rules in favor of the St. Joseph School District in a lawsuit about school bullying.

Bond revoked for wrong-way driver

A St. Joseph man charged with driving drunk and killing 22-year-old Austin Cross in a head-on crash was in court Tuesday afternoon.

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