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Suspect wounded in shooting involving state trooper in Daviess County

A Missouri state trooper was involved in a shooting this morning in Daviess County. The Missouri State Highway Patrol said it all started shortly after 10:30 this morning in Harrison County when the sheriff notified the patrol of a theft in progress at a residence in Ridgeway.  Harrison County Sheriff Josh Eckerson reports suspects pulled a […]

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K-9 officer Zaki stops escaping prisoner in Chillicothe

Livingston County Sheriff Steve Cox credits the departments’ law enforcement K-9 with running after a prisoner who fled on foot while at the sheriff’s office in Chillicothe, but stopped once he saw the dog in action. 20-year-old Jeremiah Joel Bailiff of St. Louis was being finger-printed when the alleged escape from custody occurred. Bailiff had been arrested following […]

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North Central Missouri College Board of Trustees deal with busy agenda at Tuesday meeting

The North Central Missouri College Board of Trustees approved purchasing a tractor and fitness equipment as well as renovation costs at its meeting Tuesday evening. Agriculture Instructor Rustin Jumps recommended the purchase of the new John Deere tractor to be added to the fleet at the Barton Farm Campus. It was purchased from Sydenstricker Implement […]

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North Daviess R-3 School in Jameson locked down while threat investigated

The North Daviess R-3 School was put on lockdown Monday while law enforcement officials investigated a possible threat. The Daviess County Sheriff’s Office reports a juvenile was taken into custody for questioning and authorities noted the investigation is continuing. It was 7:20 Monday morning when the Daviess County Sheriff’s Office said it received a phone […]

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Court date set for Maysville teacher accused of sexual contact with students

The Maysville school district reports Instructor Rodney Thomas has been placed on administrative leave from his job as a junior high math teacher and a coach with the wrestling program. The 39-year-old Thomas was arrested on multiple alleged sexual contact accusations and related charges in DeKalb County. A statement from the Maysville school indicates Thomas has […]

Missouri State Highway Patrol

Highway patrol reports results of holiday traffic enforcement

The highway patrol troop at St. Joseph has released results of the traffic enforcement operation over the Thanksgiving Day weekend encompassing two heavier travel days, November 23 and 27. Interstate 29 was designated with troopers assigned a 20-mile stretch of the interstate from the Buchanan County line to the Iowa state line. Troopers also were […]

Missouri State Highway Patrol

Missouri Highway Patrol to increase enforcement efforts in north Missouri during extended July 4 holiday

The extended July 4th holiday weekend this year involves a four-day period – meaning extra traffic on the roads and highways. Missouri State Highway Patrol will have officers participating with increased enforcement efforts. Troopers in northeast Missouri will participate in Operation CARE which stands for Combined Accident Reduction Effort – a national traffic enforcement program […]

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Trenton Police Department to offer “Blue Line Ladies” youth law enforcement academy

The Trenton Police Department announces the inaugural Blue Line Ladies, Youth Law Enforcement Academy. The Blue Line Ladies Academy is an opportunity for young ladies throughout our region to explore a career in criminal justice in a safe and educational environment. The program is offered to young ladies who will be a freshman extending to […]

Missouri Highway Patrol

Highway Patrol conducts crack-down in three area counties, announces DWI checkpoint for DeKalb County

The Missouri Highway Patrol confirms that 27 citations were given on Wednesday night, during a “hazardous moving operation” in Mercer, Grundy, and Livingston Counties. Of the 27 citations, 12 were for speeding, seven involved non-moving violations, six were for seat belt violations, and two for uninsured motorists.  In addition, 55 warnings were given. The Patrol […]

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Hospital reports accident after Bethany resident seeks treatment

The highway patrol reports a 33-year old Bethany resident, Tracy Friend, received minor injuries in a Saturday night traffic accident, four miles south of Bethany. The patrol reports Harrison County Community Hospital called law enforcement to report the accident when Friend sought treatment on Sunday. The patrol reports Friend as saying the accident occurred as […]