Lawsuit

Missouri Attorney General files lawsuit against Branson business for inflated mask prices, deceptive sales practices

Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt announced that his office has filed a lawsuit against Branson-area business, Tuning Element, LLC, for alleged price gouging and misrepresentations regarding face masks and respirators it began selling during the COVID-19 pandemic. The markups included 5-layer KN95 masks for $20 each; 3-layer KN95 masks for $15 each; and 50-count boxes […]

COVID-19 Interactive Dashboard website

Governor Parson announces launch of COVID-19 interactive dashboard

Governor Mike Parson announced the launch of a new COVID-19 dashboard containing Missouri-specific data from across the state.  “Throughout COVID-19, we have worked very hard to be transparent and provide Missourians with the most accurate, up-to-date information as possible, and the same goes for this dashboard,” Governor Parson said. “We want Missourians to have access to the […]

Missouri Income Tax Form

Audio: Missouri Department of Revenue Director Ken Zellers says “no tax return backlog this year”

The state has received and completed about 2.5 million individual income tax returns. Missouri Department of Revenue Director Ken Zellers says the figure represents a roughly 358,000 decline compared to this time last year.     “I expect it to stay pretty steady. I do not expect a backlog,” says Zellers. “Every year, we process […]

Blood Draw

Livingston County Health Center to offer blood draw clinics in June

The Livingston County Health Center of Chillicothe will offer private appointments for adult blood draws in June, following social distancing guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to prevent the spread of COVID-19. Livingston County residents can schedule appointments for June 1st, 10th, and 24th. A requisition will be required before blood can […]

Arrest

Wheeling man facing multiple charges after arrest in Livingston County

A resident of Wheeling is facing potential charges after his arrest on Monday morning in Livingston County. The highway patrol has accused 36-year-old Douglas Coin of multiple violations including felony driving while intoxicated, felony driving while revoked, and felony unlawful possession of a firearm. Coin also is accused of misdemeanor counts of careless and imprudent […]

Absentee Voting

Missouri Legislature gives final approval to absentee ballot legislation; photo ID requirement stripped out

Absentee ballot legislation that expands voting by mail through the rest of 2020 is on its way to Missouri Governor Mike Parson’s desk, after receiving final approval from the House in Jefferson City on Friday evening. The final House vote was 121-24 and came with about 30 minutes to spare before the mandatory 6 p.m. […]

Road Work

MoDOT planned road work in north Missouri for the week of May 18, 2020

The following is a list of general highway maintenance and construction work the Missouri Department of Transportation has planned in north Missouri for the week of May 18 – 24. All road closures for roadwork, incidents, and ongoing flooding can be viewed on the Traveler Information Map at http://traveler.modot.org/map/. Inclement weather may cause schedule changes […]