Drug Trafficking

Additional charges filed against former Kansas City Chiefs player, more defendants in drug-trafficking conspiracy

Additional charges have been filed against a former Kansas City Chiefs football player and eight co-defendants for their roles in a drug-trafficking conspiracy that operated primarily in Eastern Jackson County. Saousoalii P. Siavii Jr., also known as “Junior,” 41, of Independence, Missouri, was charged in a nine-count superseding indictment returned under seal by a federal […]

Bethany City fishing dock upgrades

Missouri Department of Conservation assists city of Bethany in improving area lakes

The Missouri Department of Conservation on September 20, 2019, presented the city of Bethany a check for $153,537 to help pay for improvements at North Bethany City Reservoir and Old Bethany City Lake. Earlier, MDC provided a $23,305 grant for the projects. MDC reimburses up to 75 percent of project costs under the Community Assistance […]

Saousoalii P. Siavii, Jr

Former KC Chiefs player charged with illegal firearms after being tasered while resisting arrest

A former Kansas City Chiefs football player, who was tasered twice while struggling with officers and resisting arrest, was charged in federal court with illegally possessing firearms. Saousoalii P. Siavii, Jr., also known as “Junior,” 40, of Independence, Missouri, was charged in a criminal complaint filed in the U.S. District Court in Kansas City, Mo., […]

18-Wheel truck big rig

Linneus man pulls into path of big rig, life-flighted to hospital after being ejected from SUV

A resident of Linneus was injured when the sports utility vehicle he was driving collided with a tractor-trailer on Highway 36 in Linn County. Forty-five-year-old Douglas Hale received moderate injuries and was flown by (Air Evac) medical helicopter to University Hospital in Columbia. An investigator reports Hale was northbound when he allegedly pulled into the […]

Rollover Crash

Cameron man injured after rolling Jeep multiple times on Highway 36

The Highway Patrol reports a Cameron man sustained moderate injuries when he lost control of 2005 Jeep Wrangler on a snow-cover road and it overturned three miles east of Stewartsville Thursday afternoon. An ambulance transported 22-year-old Riley Horton to Cameron Regional Medical Center. Horton was traveling west on Highway 36 when he lost control, and […]

Trout

Missouri Department of Conservation offers winter trout fishing in St. Joseph

Winter’s chill brings a positive to St. Joseph – winter trout fishing. The Missouri Department of Conservation on November 1st stocked rainbow trout in the Krug Park Lagoon and in Everyday Pond on the Missouri Western State University campus. MDC’s Community Assistance Program provides winter trout fishing in partnership with cities and counties. The Krug […]

Annual Poosey Tour

Missouri Department of Conservation to host 32nd annual Poosey Conservation Area fall tour on October 21

Trees turning crimson or gold and roads winding uphill and down, scenery will be featured at the 32nd annual Poosey Conservation Area fall tour noon to 4 p.m. on Sunday, October 21. Visitors can also do some fishing, paddle a kayak, spot some birds, or scout hunting sites. Recreational Opportunities is the theme for this […]