Border Wall between United States and Mexico

Audio: Missouri Senator Roy Blunt says U.S.- Mexico border crossings have declined by 56% since May

Missouri U.S. Senator Roy Blunt says there’s been a dramatic decline in the number of people coming to the U.S. through the Mexico border. During a Senate Republican press conference in Washington, Blunt says he traveled this month to the border to see for himself how things are going.     “Border crossings are way […]

Accident Graphic

97-year-old Trenton woman crashes through fence, car travels 192 yards before coming to a stop

Trenton Police investigated an accident in which a car crashed through a wooden fence and traveled over 180 yards before coming to a controlled stop. The crash happened Thursday morning of last week and involved a woman who was to visit a doctor’s office but instead turned from 9th Street, into the exit drive of […]

Medicaid

Audio: 120,000 Missourians no longer on Medicaid but state’s Medicaid costs continue to climb

House Minority Leader Crystal Quade says 120,000 Missourians, including about 95,000 children, have reportedly been removed from Medicaid since January 2018. State Representative David Wood, who chairs a budget committee involving Social Services, says the number of Missourians on state healthcare has declined, but the state’s Medicaid costs continue to climb.     Wood thinks […]

Life Flight Helicopter

Teenagers from Cowgill life-flighted after crash on Highway 116

Two teenagers from Cowgill were injured late Sunday morning when the vehicle they were in, and a pickup truck, collided on Highway 116 in Caldwell County. Eighteen-year-old Justin Blakely, as well as for the passenger, 18-year-old Riley Coon both received serious injuries and were flown by LifeFlight Eagle to the Truman Medical Center. The driver […]

Motorcycle Crash

Motorcycle crash on 9th Street in Trenton injures driver; multiple citations issued

The Trenton Police Department reports a Trenton resident sustained non-life-threatening injuries when a motorcycle and sport utility vehicle collided at the intersection of Ninth and Rural streets Wednesday evening. Police Officer Kami Nelson reports the motorcycle driver, 22-year-old Billy Jo Brown, had visible abrasions and was seen by Grundy County Emergency Medical Services but refused […]

Marvin Rice

Audio: Missouri Supreme Court overturns death sentence of Marvin Rice

The Missouri Supreme Court has overturned the death sentence for a man convicted of killing the mother of his child and her boyfriend in southern Missouri’s Dent County in December 2011.     In a unanimous decision, the Supreme Court has ruled that the circuit court committed errors during the trial. The decision was written […]

Mike Parson Governor of Missouri

Audio: Governor Parson issues executive order modifying code of conduct started under Greitens

Missouri Governor Mike Parson signed an executive order Tuesday to make some changes to a previous order issued by former Governor Eric Greitens.     The revisions apply to an executive order which adopted a code of conduct for employees within the office of the governor and the executive branch. The new document builds on […]