Railroad Crossing

One dead, one life-flighted after ignoring railroad crossing signal

One person was killed and another was injured Sunday night at a railroad crossing in Ray County. The highway patrol said the accident happened when a vehicle containing two Richmond residents failed to yield to a railroad crossing traffic control device, drove around the train crossing arm and was struck by the westbound locomotive on […]

Deadly Crash

One dead, one injured in 4-vehicle crash near Carrollton

A Hannibal man died and a Pittsfield, Illinois woman sustained moderate injuries as the result of a chain-reaction crash involving four vehicles near Carrollton on Friday afternoon. The body of 57-year-old Bradley Griggs was transported to Frontier Forensics. He was pronounced dead on the scene by Carroll County Chief Deputy Erik Dempsey about five minutes […]

Garland Joseph Joey Nelson

Braymer man charged in Diemel brothers case appears in court

The Braymer man accused of driving a rental truck without permission of the missing Diemel brothers from Wisconsin appeared in person via Polycom in the Associate Division of Caldwell County Circuit Court Thursday morning. Garland “Joey” Nelson’s case was continued, upon motion of the defendant, to September 16th at 9 am for a preliminary hearing. […]

Fatal Crash

9-year-old child and woman killed, 3-year-old sent to hospital in crash on Highway 36

A woman and child from Kansas City died, and another child from Kansas City was injured as the result of a sport utility vehicle striking the towed unit of a heavy-duty semi-trailer truck at Cameron early Tuesday morning. The DeKalb County coroner pronounced Lathrop and Spearman-Lathrop dead at the scene about an hour after the […]

Nicholas and Justin Diemel

Wisconsin judge declares Diemel brothers “Legally Dead”

A Wisconsin judge has declared the missing Diemel brothers legally dead. Media sources report identical petitions were approved for Nicholas and Justin Diemel that say they died “on or about July 21st.” The petitions were filed by Nicholas’s wife, Lisa Diemel.  The petitions are said to give Lisa the authority to run the brothers’ livestock […]

Garland Joseph Joey Nelson

Braymer man makes court appearance on “felony tampering with a motor vehicle” charge

A hearing was held in the Associate Division of Caldwell County Circuit Court Thursday morning for the Braymer man arrested for allegedly driving a rental truck to travel to a farm near Braymer without permission of the two missing brothers from Wisconsin. Garland “Joey” Nelson appeared via Polycom video, and the case was continued, per […]

Remains Found Graphic

Clinton County Sheriff: Human remains discovered in case of missing Diemel brothers

Clinton County Sheriff Larry Fish announced during a news conference in Polo on Wednesday afternoon that investigators found human remains at the search area in Braymer where agencies have been searching for two missing Wisconsin brothers. Fish said the remains were found on Tuesday, however, the cause of death has not been determined, and the […]

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 […]