Missouri State Highway Patrol

Ridgeway man arrested on multiple allegations

A Ridgeway man faces potentially several charges after his arrest Monday in Harrison County. An online report from the Highway Patrol states 36-year-old Blaine Peery was arrested at midday and taken on a 24-hour hold to the Harrison County Law Enforcement Center in Bethany. The arrest report indicates Blaine Peery has been accused of first-degree […]

Child Endangerment

Trenton couple arrested on child endangerment charge post bond

The Grundy County Sheriff’s Department reports a married couple from Trenton arrested Wednesday and charged with misdemeanor second degree endangering the welfare of a child has posted bond. Seventy-one-year-old George Ellis has also been charged with two counts of misdemeanor fourth-degree domestic assault; first or second offense with bond set at $5,000 cash only. Sixty-year-old […]

Title IX

Audio: Controversial Title IX bill hung up in Missouri Senate

A contentious bill has stalled in the Missouri Senate that would significantly change the way Missouri colleges and universities handle sexual assault and harassment complaints. During a six-hour filibuster into Wednesday morning, Farmington Republican Gary Romine, says he wants to require an administrative commission to hear such cases, students involved could have an attorney and […]