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Big rigs crash on I-35 in Harrison County

Residents of Georgia and Nebraska were injured early Thursday morning in an Interstate 35 accident in Harrison county involved two tractor trailers. A Freightliner driven by a Minneapolis, Minnesota man, 45-year-old Abdurazaq Jama, had already jack-knifed in a crash causing the semi and towed unit to block a majority of the southbound Interstate. A Peterbilt […]

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Big rig crash near Laclede injures one

A man from Orlando, Florida was hurt when a tractor-trailer truck overturned on highway 36 west of Laclede. Thirty-seven-year-old Nathan Lee was taken to Pershing Memorial Hospital in Brookfield with moderate injuries. Lee was a passenger in a truck driven by 21-year-old Adam Simpson of Independence who was not reported hurt during the crash. The […]

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Livingston County Sheriff’s office finds 11 bags of meth, cash and distribution equipment during traffic stop

Authorities in Livingston County report that after a traffic stop, there was a seizure of 11bags of alleged methamphetamine, distribution equipment, and nearly $4,200 in cash. A Chillicothe resident now faces a drug charge after his initial arrest on a warrant for an alleged assault in the third degree from a January 3rd incident. 36-year-old […]

Rollover Crash

Two injured in Carroll County rollover crash

Residents of Carrollton and Warrensburg were hurt early Friday afternoon when a car overturned in northeastern Carroll County. The highway patrol reports 34-year-old Sandra Taylor of Carrollton sustained moderate injuries and 17-year-old Treasur Overturf of Warrensburg received minor injuries with both taken to Hedrick Medical Center in Chillicothe. They were passengers in a car driven […]

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Two from Wheeling hurt in Linn County crash

An accident early Monday evening in Linn County injured two residents of Wheeling. Fifty-year-old Karla Knouse and her daughter, 22-year-old Alexis Knouse, received minor injuries and went to Hedrick Medical Center of Chillicothe. Both women were using seat belts. The pickup driven by Karla Knouse was eastbound on Highway 36 when it went out of […]

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Two injured in crash south of Bethany

An accident south of Bethany Monday afternoon injured two people in two different vehicles. Sustaining moderate injuries were one driver, 48-year-old Janie Harding of Ridgeway, and a passenger in the other vehicle 41-year-old Angela Labee of Jameson. Both were transported by ambulance to Harrison County Community Hospital in Bethany. Ms. Labee was riding in a […]

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Two injured in Monday rollover crash in Livingston County

Two residents of Marceline were injured Monday afternoon in a rollover accident in rural Livingston County. Transported by emergency medical services to Hedrick Medical Center were 82-year-old Roy Palmer and 76-year-old Joanne Palmer with minor injuries to both with Ms. Palmer taken to Hedrick as a precaution. The vehicle driven by Roy Palmer was eastbound […]

Fatal Crash

One killed, two injured in Clinton County crash

One person was killed and two others injured in a Clinton County collision Monday night three miles east of Lathrop. Seventy-nine-year-old Leonard Vanderpool of Cowgill was pronounced dead at the scene. Three people from Cameron in another vehicle were taken by two emergency medical service units to Liberty Hospital. Fifty-eight-year-old Fang Ming and 16-year-old Anna […]

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Missouri Department of Corrections announces plan to consolidate Crossroads and Western correctional facilities

The Missouri Department of Corrections has announced a new plan that, if approved by the General Assembly, will help address two chronic department issues: a staffing shortage and low employee wages. The department plans to consolidate Crossroads Correctional Center (CRCC) and Western Missouri Correctional Center (WMCC), both in Cameron, Missouri. The plan calls for moving […]

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Brothers from Eagleville hurt in I-35 crash

Two brothers from Eagleville received minor injuries in an I-35 accident early Wednesday evening eight miles north of Bethany. Taken by ambulance to Harrison County Community Hospital in Bethany were 67-year-old Gerald Bonor and 50-year-old Francis Bonor. Gerald Bonor was driving a pickup northbound on I-35 when he allegedly traveled into the path of a […]

Fatal Crash

Carrollton woman dies in crash on County Road 335

The Highway Patrol reports a Carrollton woman died and a Marshall man sustained injuries as the result of a car losing control on a snow-covered road and hitting a sports utility vehicle in Carroll County Friday afternoon. Carroll County Coroner Steve Bittiker pronounced 32-year-old Hope Wilson dead at the scene of the crash and she […]