Eric Greitens

Audio: Hearing set Thursday for Greitens’ attorney to argue against turning over documents from secretive group

A judge has scheduled a hearing for arguments from an attorney representing Eric Greitens about whether documents should be turned over to a special House committee.     Lawyer Catherine Hanaway will appear in Cole County Circuit Court Thursday at 1 p.m. to assert the committee no longer has authority to demand information from Greiten’s […]

Governor Eric Greitens

Hostility in committee hearings on Greitens reaches fever pitch

(MissouriNet) – The special House committee investigating Governor Eric Greitens is frustrated that his defense team has refused to release documents in its possession. Republican Representative Don Phillips of Kimberling City is a committee member who spent 28 years as a Missouri State Trooper. Phillips notes he’s interrogated hundreds of witnesses over the years and […]

Federal Investigation

United States Senator calls for federal investigation into billing at Putnam County Memorial Hospital

United States Senator Claire McCaskill has called for a federal investigation of questionable billing practices at Putnam County Memorial Hospital in Unionville. McCaskill wrote a letter requesting the Inspector General at the Department of Health and Human Services examine billing that occurred when management company Hospital Partners used the hospital as a pass-through for millions […]

Murder

Bond reduced for Rothville teen charged with first-degree murder of two-month-old daughter

Bond has been reduced for a Rothville woman charged with felony first-degree murder in the death of her two-month-old daughter. Online court information shows the Chariton County Circuit Court set 19-year-old Sarah Linebaugh’s bond at $50,000 cash or corporate surety Tuesday. Her bond was originally $100,000 cash only with no surety allowed. A preliminary hearing […]

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Weekend crash claims the life of Memphis, Missouri man

A weekend crash in northeast Missouri has claimed one life, injured another, and resulted in a driving while intoxication accusation for a third person. The highway patrol said 24-year-old Harley Stone and his passenger, 21-year-old Jacob Blessing, both of Memphis, Missouri, were ejected when the car they were in collided with a pickup in Scotland […]

Missouri capitol

Audio: Missouri House and Senate leaders announce they’ll push ahead with Greitens investigation after criminal charge dropped

Missouri House and Senate Republican leaders quickly responded to a felony charge being dropped against fellow GOP member Governor Eric Greitens.     Leadership in both chambers issued statements condemning the governor’s conduct. House Speaker Todd Richardson, House Speaker Pro Tem Elijah Haahr, and House Majority Floor Leader Rob Vescovo pointed to two reports issued […]

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Farm accident in Daviess County kills McFall man

The highway patrol reports a farm accident this morning in northwestern Daviess County has claimed the life of a man from McFall. 64-year-old Victor Morgan was pronounced dead at the scene on private property one mile north of Pattonsburg. An investigating officer reported Morgan had loaded a hay bale and due to excessive weight on the […]