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Driver falls asleep at the wheel demolishing pickup on Highway 13, airlifted to Truman Medical Center

The Highway Patrol reports a Fordland man sustained serious injuries when he fell asleep at the wheel, and a truck overturned several times two miles north of Polo the morning of Thursday, August 27th. Emergency medical services transported 62-year-old Stanley Phelps to Polo before a medical helicopter airlifted him to Truman Medical Center. The truck […]

Post office Collapse Jamesport

Inspectors checking scene in Jamesport unsure why building collapsed

Officials on Wednesday evening, August 19, were at the scene of the building collapse in downtown Jamesport that included much of the post office. This included Postal Service inspectors and deputies of the Daviess County Sheriff’s Department. It’s still unknown what caused most of the brick building to collapse at the intersection of Broadway Street […]

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Lawson teen life-flighted after being ejected from overturning car; accused of DWI

A teenager from Lawson was injured when he was ejected from an overturning car in rural Clinton County. Eighteen-year-old Robert Becker of Lawson received serious injuries and was flown by a medical helicopter (Life Flight) to the Truman Medical Center. The crash happened before sunrise on Sunday when Becker was eastbound on Route PPbwhen the […]

Princeton Apartment Fire MCFPD

Mercer County Fire Protection District provides additional details regarding Cedar Ridge Apartments fire

A dispatcher with the Mercer County Sheriff’s Office confirms there are no known injuries among occupants of the Cedar Ridge Apartments who were able to escape a raging fire with heavy smoke yesterday afternoon. The Mercer County Fire Protection District was dispatched to the blaze east of Princeton on Highway 136. When crews arrived, the […]

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Three-vehicle crash on I-35 injures Kidder man

A resident of Kidder received a minor injury in a three-vehicle accident this morning on southbound Interstate 35 near Lathrop. Thirty-year-old Jacob Closterman was taken by ambulance to North Kansas City Hospital. The crash occurred when a box truck driven by 44-year-old Jeremiah Watts of Harrisonville entered an I-35 work zone where traffic had slowed. […]