Ambulance

Jet ski accident at Lake Thunderhead injures Des Moines woman

The Highway Patrol reports a West Des Moines, Iowa woman sustained moderate injuries in a jet skiing accident at Lake Thunderhead five miles north of Unionville. Twenty-five-year-old Justine Irwin of Perry, Iowa drove the jet ski north when a passenger, 23-year-old Haley Irwin of West Des Moines, was ejected during a sudden turn.  An air ambulance […]

Trenton Missouri Police Department (TPD)

Trenton Police Department arrest five over the weekend

Charges have been filed in Grundy County Circuit Court against five persons arrested on various charges over the weekend at Trenton. Forty-three-year-old Ricky Eugene Shoemaker of Trenton and his brother, 25-year-old Forrest Lee Shoemaker of Brookfield are held in jail on $20,000 cash bond on three counts. Each faces charges of second-degree burglary, attempted burglary, and possession of […]

Squirrels next to gun

Squirrel and Black Bass season opens Memorial Day weekend

Memorial Day weekend brings an extra-special celebration for squirrel hunters and bass anglers in Missouri. The Missouri Department of Conservation reminds them that the Saturday of Memorial Day weekend, May 26, marks the opening of both squirrel season statewide and catch-and-keep bass season in most streams south of the Missouri River. SQUIRRELS Hunters can pursue […]

U.S. Attorney Timothy Garrison (right) and Assistant U.S. Attorney Ami Harshad Miller (left) present the award to Detectives Larry Roller and Charles Root.

Two Joplin detectives honored for work on behalf of child victims

Timothy A. Garrison, United States Attorney for the Western District of Missouri, presented the annual Crystal Kipper & Ali Kemp Memorial Award to two detectives in the Joplin, Mo., Police Department in recognition of their valued contributions to investigating and prosecuting those who prey upon children. Detective Charles Root, Jr., is also an FBI task […]

ATV Accident

Four injured in Sunday four-wheeler/UTV crash

Four were injured, including one seriously, when a four-wheeler and a utility terrain vehicle collided Sunday afternoon at a rural intersection nine miles northwest of Chillicothe. Flown by medical helicopter (LifeFlight Eagle) to Truman Medical Center in Kansas City was 61-year-old Orville D. Curtis of Chillicothe, the operator of the UTV. His son, 36-year-old Orville […]