Murder

Rothville woman granted “own recognizance” bond, ordered to seek placement in mental health facility

A Rothville woman charged with felony first-degree murder in the death of her two-month-old daughter was granted an own recognizance bond in Chariton County Division Two Circuit Court Thursday. Online court information shows 19-year-old Sarah Linebaugh was granted the own recognizance bond with the condition that she is to seek placement in a mental health/medical […]

Young Horse

University of Missouri equine clinician offers advice on respiratory disease

Rhodococcus equi is a bacterial organism found in dry and dusty soil in horse environments that can cause pneumonia in young foals. A zoonotic disease, Rhodococcus equi can also infect people who are immunocompromised, such as HIV-AIDS patients. Philip Johnson, a professor of equine internal medicine in the University of Missouri College of Veterinary Medicine, […]

Health News

University of Missouri: Patients prefer to have cancer screenings despite risks and warnings

A large proportion of the American public opts to receive cancer screenings with the hope that testing will reduce their chance of cancer death. Now, a team led by University of Missouri psychological science researchers has determined that patients may want cancer screenings even if the potential harms outweigh the benefits. Researchers believe that clinicians […]

Bailey Boswell and Aubrey Trail

Former Trenton woman charged with murder in Sydney Loofe case

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Two longtime suspects in the killing of a 24-year-old Lincoln, Nebraska woman have been charged with first-degree murder. Authorities announced the charges Monday against 51-year-old Aubrey Trail and 23-year-old Bailey Boswell, both of Wilber, Nebraska. Officials previously listed Boswell with a Trenton address as recently as 2016. Trail has publicly acknowledged […]

Gavel and Law book

Two appear in court in case involving Chillicothe crash that claimed life of Danette Rardon

Two individuals appeared in Livingston County Circuit Court today on felony charges stemming from a late November crash in downtown Chillicothe that claimed the life of another person and seriously injured a young girl. One waived a preliminary hearing while the other received a continuance until next month. According to online court information, 23-year-old Shawn […]

Carl Debrodie

Audio: Five people charged in death of mid-Missouri man found months later encased in concrete

(Missourinet) – The police chief in mid-Missouri’s Fulton’s police chief says you can expect more charges tied to the grizzly death of Carl DeBrodie. Steve Myers says it’s been emotionally draining for his department.     Officers arrested five people Tuesday. DeBrodie’s body was found encased in concrete in a storage unit in April 2017. Police […]

City of Chillicothe

Chillicothe City Council fills Councilman Councilman At-Large position

The Chillicothe City Council unanimously approved an appointment for the Chillicothe Councilman At-Large position Tuesday evening. Chillicothe City Administrator Darin Chappell reports Mayor Reed Dupy appointed Tom Ashbrook for the position effective immediately. Chappell says Ashbrook replaces Dupy as the councilman-at-large. Dupy held the position until earlier this month when he became interim mayor after […]

Missouri Veterans Recognition program

Missouri Veterans Recognition Program expands to include Gulf War, Iraq

 Missouri’s Veterans Recognition Program is now accepting applications from Veterans who served on active duty during recent conflicts in Iraq. The Operation Desert Storm/Desert Shield and Operation Iraqi Freedom/New Dawn Veterans Recognition Awards are now being offered to eligible Missourians, said retired Chief Warrant Officer 4 James Ortmeyer, the Veterans Recognition Program manager. “The awards […]

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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Livingston County Sheriff investigates possible suicide

Livingston County Sheriff Steve Cox reports authorities investigated the discovery of a deceased male Saturday morning. Officers were called to a vacant home in the southeast part of Livingston County where authorities report a relative and emergency medical services were at the scene when the sheriff’s department arrived.  Sheriff Cox reports a preliminary investigation and evidence […]