Fatal Crash

Crash near Edinburg kills Trenton man, another life-flighted to Kansas City

A single-vehicle accident on Thursday afternoon on Highway 146 near Edinburg has claimed the life of a Trenton resident and hospitalized another resident. Sixty-nine-year-old Lindell J. Willey was pronounced dead at the scene by the Grundy County Coroner. A passenger, 58-year-old Pamela K. Holsted received moderate injuries and was taken by ambulance to Wright Memorial […]

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Freightliner truck totals vehicle on I-29

The Highway Patrol reports a Chillicothe man sustained minor injuries when a Freightliner struck the vehicle in which he was an occupant in Platte County Monday night. Emergency medical services transported 28-year-old Tristan Frump to Mosaic Life Care. The crash report indicates the driver of the other vehicle is unknown, and truck driver 68-year-old Joseph […]

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Carrollton woman injured in single-vehicle crash

A Carrollton resident, 21-year-old Makayla Bowlen, received what the highway patrol called moderate injuries in a single-vehicle, rollover, accident in Chariton County. The highway patrol report noted she was taken by ambulance to the Fitzgibbon Hospital in Marshall. Ms. Bowlen was westbound when the sports utility vehicle (Chevy Trail Blazer) she was driving went off […]

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Crash northwest of Cameron sends one to hospital

The Highway Patrol reports a Maysville man sustained moderate injuries when the sports utility vehicle he drove was struck by a pickup truck ten miles northwest of Cameron Thursday afternoon. Emergency medical services transported 50-year-old James James to Cameron Regional Medical Center. Pickup driver 17-year-old Marshall Kennedy of Cameron was reported as not injured. Both […]

Crime and Courts

A busy day for Tuesday session of the Associate Division of Grundy County Circuit Court

Preliminary hearings were waived by five defendants during Tuesday’s session in the Associate Division of the Grundy County Circuit Court. Tonya Arlene Baumgartner of rural Spickard is charged with felony driving while intoxicated involving serious physical injury as well as failure to drive on the right half of the road and no proof of insurance […]

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SUV hits big rig broadside at intersection of Highway 36 and Highway 5

The Highway Patrol reports a Marceline woman sustained moderate injuries when the sport utility vehicle she drove struck a Freightliner truck in Linn County on Thursday afternoon. An ambulance transported Darien Bloomfield to Pershing Memorial Hospital of Brookfield. Truck driver 73 year old Gary Frenzel of Shubert, Nebraska was reported as not injured. The SUV […]

Missouri State Highway Patrol

Why the Missouri Highway Patrol no longer releases names of juveniles in reports

The Missouri Highway Patrol recently made a change with its online crash reports to OMIT names of minors involved in traffic accidents. The patrols’ public information officer, Captain John Hotz, explained the change occurred after a review of the highway patrol policies, procedures, and general orders. Based on what he called advancements in technology and […]

Bomb Threat

Soldier at Fort Riley charged with distributing instructions for bombs

A soldier stationed at Fort Riley was charged in federal court with sending over social media instructions for making bombs, U.S. Attorney Stephen McAllister said. Jarrett William Smith, 24, Fort Riley, Kan., was charged with one count of distributing information related to explosives and weapons of mass destruction. Smith, a private first class infantry soldier, […]