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Chillicothe woman charged with felony burglary

A Chillicothe woman has been charged in Livingston County with felony burglary—second degree after allegedly unlawfully entering the Chillicothe Animal Shelter. Online court information shows Haley Louise Graves entered a plea of not guilty in the Associate Division of Circuit Court this week. She was referred to a public defender for representation.  The court amended […]

Child Porn Charges

Brookfield man facing 33 counts of child porn possession and two counts of sexual exploitation of a child

A Brookfield man has been charged in Linn County with 33 counts of felony possession of child pornography—first offense. Forty-four-year-old James Dean Jackson also faces two felony counts of sexual exploitation of a minor child and one count of possession of child pornography—second and subsequent offense or possession of more than 20 pictures, one film, […]

Prison Sentence

El Dorado Springs woman, New Jersey man sentenced to 18 years for producing child pornography

An El Dorado Springs, Missouri, woman and a North Plainfield, New Jersey, man were sentenced in federal court for producing child pornography. Amanda Errin Hunt, 41, and Daniel Thomas Baggott, 38, each were sentenced by U.S. District Judge Brian C. Wimes to 18 years and four months in federal prison without parole. The court also […]

Coronavirus News Graphic

Missouri ranks in top five for its rate of new COVID-19 cases

The Washington Post reports Missouri ranks fifth among all U.S. states for its per capita rate of daily COVID-19 cases over the past week. The state reports 23 new cases per every 100,000 people. Livingston County in northwest Missouri ranks in the top ten U.S. counties reporting the highest rate of cases. The state’s COVID-19 dashboard shows the […]

Prison Sentence

Missouri man sentenced to 15 years without parole for attempting to entice a minor for illicit sex

A Missouri, man was sentenced in federal court for attempting to entice a minor, who was actually an undercover law enforcement officer, to engage in criminal sexual activity. Jeffrey Charles Johnson, 52, of Columbia, Missouri was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Roseann Ketchmark to 15 years in federal prison without parole. The court also sentenced […]

Missing

Abandoned car found in Thompson River linked to missing person in Omaha, Nebraska

The Harrison County Sheriff’s Office on August 30, 2020, responded to a report of a 2016 White Ford Fusion, abandoned in the Thompson River in rural Mount Moriah. After locating the vehicle, and checking the registration, it was discovered that the Ford was tied to a missing person reported in Omaha, Nebraska. It is unknown […]