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Missouri News: Duck Boat Captain, Kenneth Scott McKee, Indicted for Misconduct, Negligence Resulting in 17 Deaths at Table Rock Lake

SPRINGFIELD, MO – The captain of the duck boat that sank at Table Rock Lake last summer, resulting in the deaths of 17 people, was indicted by a federal grand jury today. “Our entire community was shocked and saddened by the loss of 17 lives in this tragic event last summer,” U.S. Attorney Tim Garrison … Continue reading Missouri News: Duck Boat Captain, Kenneth Scott McKee, Indicted for Misconduct, Negligence Resulting in 17 Deaths at Table Rock Lake

Missouri News: Attorney General Josh Hawley Fires Back in Duck Boat Case

Jefferson City, MO – Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley today fired back in court filings arguing the court should not dismiss the lawsuit filed against Ripley Entertainment, Inc. and Branson Duck Vehicles, LLC alleging violations of the Missouri Merchandising Practices Act, Missouri’s principal consumer protection statute.  The filings also argue that the Circuit Court of … Continue reading Missouri News: Attorney General Josh Hawley Fires Back in Duck Boat Case

Missouri News: AG Josh Hawley Files Lawsuit Against Branson Duck Vehicles and Ripley Entertainment

JEFFERSON CITY, MO – Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley Friday filed a petition in the Circuit Court of Taney County urging the court to enjoin Branson Duck Vehicles, LLC and Ripley Entertainment, Inc. from operating duck boats in Missouri.  The Attorney General’s Office alleges violations of the Missouri Merchandising Practices Act, Missouri’s principal consumer-protection statute. On … Continue reading Missouri News: AG Josh Hawley Files Lawsuit Against Branson Duck Vehicles and Ripley Entertainment

KANSAS CITY, Mo | Prosecutors: Possible negligence in Missouri boat sinking

KANSAS CITY, Mo  — The U.S. Coast Guard has found probable cause that the sinking of a tourist boat on a Missouri lake last month that killed 17 people “resulted from the misconduct, negligence, or inattention to the duties” by the captain of the boat, according to a court motion filed Wednesday by federal prosecutors. … Continue reading KANSAS CITY, Mo | Prosecutors: Possible negligence in Missouri boat sinking

KANSAS CITY, Mo. | Lawsuit filed in fatal duck boat sinking seeks $100 million

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A lawsuit seeking $100 million in damages has been filed against the owners and operators of a duck boat that sank on a Missouri lake, killing 17 people. The federal lawsuit was filed Sunday on behalf of two members of an Indiana family who lost nine relatives when the boat sank … Continue reading KANSAS CITY, Mo. | Lawsuit filed in fatal duck boat sinking seeks $100 million

BRANSON, Missouri | Branson mourns for 17 killed in sinking of packed duck boat

BRANSON, Mo. — The country-and-western tourist town of Branson, Missouri, mourned Friday for more than a dozen sightseers who were killed when a duck boat capsized and sank in stormy weather in the deadliest such accident in almost two decades. Divers found four more bodies in Table Rock Lake, bringing the death toll to 17, … Continue reading BRANSON, Missouri | Branson mourns for 17 killed in sinking of packed duck boat