Charges Filed

Authorities file felony charges in Livingston County following stolen vehicle investigation

Three felony counts have been filed in Livingston County against a Chillicothe man accused in an early Monday morning incident that involved a police investigation of an alleged stolen vehicle. Fifty-five-year-old Bobby Jay Oleson has been charged with tampering with a motor vehicle in the first degree; resisting or interfering with an arrest for a […]

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Grundy County authorities conduct search for man ranting about Monsanto

Grundy County Sheriff Rodney Herring reports a male subject trespassing on private property southwest of Trenton Sunday afternoon ran from deputies and into the Thompson River. The man was allegedly ranting about Monsanto poisoning the air when he was located and taken home. The man, whose name has not been released, is from Maryville but […]

Prison Sentence

Man who led authorities on multi-county pursuit handed 3-years with Department of Corrections

A Kansas City man involved in what law enforcement described as a multi-county pursuit pleaded guilty in Division One of Clinton County Circuit Court this week to felony resisting arrest, detention, or stop by fleeing. Online court information shows other counts were dismissed for Russell Reed, and the court sentenced him to three years in […]

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Braymer man tied to Diemel brothers death requests change of judge

The Braymer man, facing a tampering with motor vehicle charge that authorities say is related to the death of two Wisconsin brothers, has requested a change of judge. Garland “Joey” Nelson was arraigned Monday in Division One of Caldwell County Circuit Court. During the in-person court appearance, Nelson entered a not guilty plea to the […]

Norfolk Southern collapsed into the Grand River in Brunswick

Audio: Norfolk Southern suspends train service in northern Missouri due to Brunswick bridge collapse

Norfolk Southern has suspended train service between northern Missouri’s Moberly and Kansas City, because of the collapse of the heavily-traveled railroad bridge over the Grand River in Brunswick. The bridge washed out, after a debris strike caused by heavy rain. Brunswick emergency management director Brent Dickerson tells our Moberly affiliate KWIX that trains could be […]

Animal Cruelty

Audio: Reward Increased to $8,000 for horrific southwest Missouri animal abuse case

Police in the community of Neosho have made little progress in their investigation of the suspected live-skinning of a pet beagle who had to be euthanized a week ago because of her suffering. Authorities hope an increased reward will lead to an arrest in a gruesome animal abuse case. Reporter Ty Albright at our Joplin […]

Police pursuit

Chillicothe authorities pursue two in stolen pickup on Highway 65

The Chillicothe Police Department reports two subjects in a pickup truck reported as stolen led officers on a pursuit on Tuesday. The officers pursued the vehicle on southbound Highway 65 south of Chillicothe. The truck turned near Roach Lake and slowed, with one subject exiting and being apprehended. The vehicle proceeded north toward Chillicothe and […]

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Authorities arrest Pattonsburg man on warrants out of Daviess and Grundy counties

The Missouri State Highway Patrol and Cameron Police Department received information on Friday, September 27, 2019, of an individual who had warrants for his arrest and was possibly in Cameron. Upon arrival at the residence in the 400 block of W. 4th Street in Cameron, officers were given permission to search the residence for the […]

Arrest

Authorities arrest man screaming and stopping traffic on Highway 190

Livingston County Sheriff Steve Cox reports deputies arrested a man on Tuesday following reports of a man in the middle of Highway 190 acting strange, screaming, yelling, stopping and hindering traffic. Thirty-three-year-old Derek Matthew Sym has been charged with the misdemeanors of peace disturbance, first offense and resisting or interfering with an arrest, detention, or […]

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Teenager hospitalized after crashing on Highway 11 in Linn County

A teenager from Liberty was injured Thursday afternoon when he drove off Highway 11 in Linn County resulting in the vehicle overturning and striking a utility pole six miles north of Saint Catherine. Nineteen-year-old Jacob Kane was taken by emergency medical services to the Pershing Memorial Hospital in Brookfield with moderate injuries. The sports utility […]

Individual Vaping

Authorities report first vaping associated death in Missouri – eighth nationally

A Missouri man in his mid-40s died this week at Mercy Hospital St. Louis due to an illness associated with the use of e-cigarettes. This is the first vaping-related death in Missouri and the eighth nationwide. Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services concluded it was a vaping-related lung injury after lung samples were taken […]