Missouri Department of Public Safety (DPS)

Audio: Missouri Governor Parson calls on Auditor Galloway to audit Department of Public Safety Director’s Office

The new Missouri Department of Public Safety director describes an internal review of the director’s office as “concerning”, and supports the governor’s call for a state audit. Brian Hauswirth has the story.     The Missouri Department of Public Safety (DPS) includes the State Highway Patrol, the Missouri National Guard, Capitol Police, the Missouri Veterans, […]

Child Abuse

Lawson man faces 11 counts of felony child abuse

A Lawson man has been charged with restraining his ex-girlfriend’s son and his daughters with zip ties and keeping them in cardboard boxes overnight on multiple occasions. Thirty-two-year-old Gary Wyant pleaded not guilty on Tuesday to 11 felony counts of child abuse and two counts of evidence tampering. He was released on bond. Online court […]

Catholic Diocese

Audio: Diocese of Jefferson City Bishop McKnight addresses reporters about Hawley investigation

(Missourinet) – The Bishop of the Diocese of Jefferson City says Missouri’s Attorney General has called to express his gratitude for voluntarily letting the AG’s office review diocese files about clergy abuse. Bishop Shawn McKnight briefed reporters Friday afternoon and discussed the Pennsylvania grand jury report. McKnight is critical of previous church leaders.     […]

US Attorney Tim Garrison

Audio: New U.S. Attorney for Western District of Missouri outlines his priorities

(Missourinet) – The top-ranking federal law enforcement official in the Western District of Missouri says there’s been an increase in violent crime and in drug trafficking in the western district. A public swearing-in ceremony was held Friday in Springfield for 42-year-old Tim Garrison, who’s a former military prosecutor in the Marine Corps.     Garrison […]

Subpoena

Audio: Missouri House Special Investigative Committee on oversight issues more subpoenas

A bipartisan Missouri House committee investigating Governor Eric Greitens has issued more subpoenas. House Special Investigative Committee on Oversight Chairman Jay Barnes notes Greitens for Missouri Legal Counsel Catherine Hanaway criticized the committee’s report this month about the Mission Continues charity.     Barnes announced Monday that the committee and House Speaker Todd Richardson have […]

Second Harvest Food Bank

Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive to be held Saturday

The Second Harvest Community Food Bank based out of Saint Joseph and the National Association of Letter Carriers will participate in the 26th Annual Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive Saturday, May 12. Second Harvest Communications Director Blake Haynes describes the Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive as the biggest one-day food drive in the country. Post […]