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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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Newtown-Harris Board of Education meets

The Newtown-Harris R-3 Board of Education approved Linda Hague as a foster care liaison at a meeting this week. Principal Dustin Freeman reported the Professional Learning Committee met with the Northeast Regional Professional Development Center Representative Lori Ladwig to plan second-semester curriculum goals and meeting dates. Missouri Assessment Program and End of Course exam scores […]

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Chillicothe man arrested on DWI charges in Daviess County

The Highway Patrol reports the arrest of several individuals in area counties Wednesday on various allegations. Online court information shows 33 year old Joseph Wilson of Chillicothe has been charged in Daviess County of the misdemeanors of driving while intoxicated—prior offender, driving while revoked or suspended—second or third offense, and operating a vehicle in a careless […]

Missouri Supreme Court

Audio: Missouri Supreme Court hears arguments over procedures in drunk driving cases

The Missouri Supreme Court is considering a challenge to procedures during drunk driving stops. State attorney Michael Martinich-Sauter told the judges the Implied Consent Warning, which stipulates that a license will be “immediately” revoked upon refusal to take the breath test, sends a clear message to drivers.     Currently, officers inform arrestees that their […]

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Traffic stop in Livingston County results in dangerously drunk driver being arrested

Livingston County Sheriff Steve Cox reports a traffic stop for speeding resulted in the arrest of a Kansas City, Missouri man for allegedly driving while intoxicated, driving while revoked or suspended, and other traffic violations. Online court information shows 35-year-old Riak Deng has been charged with felony DWI—aggravated.  Bond was set at $25,000 cash only, […]

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Missouri Highway Patrol reports 9 fatalities over Thanksgiving holiday

The Missouri State Highway Patrol reports nine people died in traffic crashes during this year’s Thanksgiving holiday counting period–from 6 p.m. Wednesday, November 21, 2018, through 11:59 p.m. Sunday, November 25, 2018. The Missouri State Highway Patrol investigated the following: 2018 Thanksgiving Holiday Traffic Statistics Crashes ─ 587 Injuries ─ 108 Fatalities ─ 9 DWI ─ 86 Drug Arrests ─ 67 […]