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 […]

Drug dog searching school lockers

Trenton Police Department conducts search of Trenton High School and Trenton Middle School for narcotics

At the request of the Trenton R-IX School District, officers with the Trenton Police Department, assisted by the Daviess County Sheriff’s Office K9 Unit, conducted a search for illegal narcotics at the Trenton High School and Trenton Middle School. The search took place on Thursday, February 28, 2019, however, nothing of evidentiary value was located […]

NCMC Geyer Hall

North Central Missouri College Board of Trustees approves purchases

The North Central Missouri College Board of Trustees approved several purchases at its meeting Tuesday evening. A hardware and software maintenance agreement with Hewlett Packard Enterprise of Roseville, California will cost $43,163.57 annually. The agreement will provide telephone and onsite support for the college-owned servers and storage located in the data centers. The annual renewal […]

Audio: Missouri Attorney General’s Office lists top ten consumer complaints

The Attorney General’s Office has released the top ten consumer complaints of 2018.     The top complaints to the Missouri Attorney General’s Office were for violating the No-Call list and for illegal telemarketing. The complaints include retail and wholesale problems, and issues regarding solicitations, publications, and subscriptions.  Of the nearly 67-thousand complaints received last […]

Missouri Department of Insurance

Over $16 million returned to Missouri consumers with the assistance of the Missouri Department of Insurance

Missouri consumers received an additional $16.2 million from their insurance companies in 2018, thanks to the work of the department’s Consumer Affairs Division and Market Conduct Section.  “One of our primary responsibilities is to protect Missouri consumers and ensure they are treated fairly by insurance companies,” said Chlora Lindley-Myers, Director of the Missouri Department of […]

Air Ambulance Bill of the month

Missourians face large bills, aggressive collection tactics from air ambulance transports

Missourians are frequently subjected to aggressive collection efforts by air ambulance providers totaling tens of thousands of dollars in a practice called balance billing, according to a detailed report released today by the Missouri Department of Insurance, Financial Institutions and Professional Registration (DIFP). To assess the scope of the problem, the DIFP initiated a data call for […]

Audio: Separation of church and state group lodges 2nd Missouri complaint in the last month

The Freedom From Religion Foundation has lodged its second complaint in the last month against biblical displays in the state. The group claims two paintings in the Camden County Clerk’s Office in south-central Missouri violate the Constitution. The Foundation’s Joe Poor says the artwork is a clear breach of the separation of church and state […]

Charges Filed

Names released, charges filed in case involving assault on Trenton police officer

Charges have been filed and names released on the two persons arrested Saturday following an assault of a police officer in Trenton and subsequent high-speed pursuit east of Trenton. Thirty-year-old Duane Lee Shiner of Lexington faces five felony counts in addition to a probation and parole violation warrant. Twenty-three-year-old Katie Lynn Corum of Trenton was […]