Catholic Diocese

Audio: Diocese of Jefferson City Bishop McKnight addresses reporters about Hawley investigation

(Missourinet) – The Bishop of the Diocese of Jefferson City says Missouri’s Attorney General has called to express his gratitude for voluntarily letting the AG’s office review diocese files about clergy abuse. Bishop Shawn McKnight briefed reporters Friday afternoon and discussed the Pennsylvania grand jury report. McKnight is critical of previous church leaders.     […]

U.S. Attorney Timothy Garrison (right) and Assistant U.S. Attorney Ami Harshad Miller (left) present the award to Detectives Larry Roller and Charles Root.

Two Joplin detectives honored for work on behalf of child victims

Timothy A. Garrison, United States Attorney for the Western District of Missouri, presented the annual Crystal Kipper & Ali Kemp Memorial Award to two detectives in the Joplin, Mo., Police Department in recognition of their valued contributions to investigating and prosecuting those who prey upon children. Detective Charles Root, Jr., is also an FBI task […]

Governor Eric Greitens

Missouri House launches investigation about governor’s revenge porn allegation

The Missouri House has unanimously voted to launch an investigation about Governor Greitens allegedly taking a violating photo of his mistress in 2015. Jefferson City Republican State Rep. Jay Barnes, who is heading the investigative committee, says the panel hopes to finish its investigation in 40 days and submit its recommendations.     A St. […]


Trenton woman indicted on charge of stealing mail from postal service

The United States Attorney for the Western District of Missouri Tammy Dickinson announces the indictment of an employee working under contract with the U. S. Postal Service for stealing mail. Kristen McIntyre, 37, of Trenton was charged by a federal grand jury in Kansas City Tuesday. The indictment says McIntyre worked as a highway contract […]

Drug Busts

Trenton man arrested on charges of distributing a controlled substance

A 24-year-old Trenton resident, Devin Pierce, was arrested in Jackson county on charges by a Grundy County Grand Jury, accusing him with three counts of distribution of a controlled substance, two of them within two-thousand feet of Trenton R-9 schools. Pierce is accused of distributing marijuana to a confidential informant at three locations, Eastside Park, […]

Drug busted

Trenton woman arrested on meth charge

A Trenton woman is the most recent person arrested on drug related charges stemming from a Grundy County Grand Jury Investigation. This indictment involves 42-year-old Miriah Butler who faces felony charges of distribution of a controlled substance, methamphetamine, to a confidential informant. The warrant says the incident occurred at her home in Trenton on January […]


Grundy County Sheriff: Indictment handed down, drug charges, fire investigation, burglary charges dismissed

Grundy County Sheriff Rodney Herring reports a Grand Jury has returned indictments against an inmate currently held at the detention center. 31-year-old David Wayne Manus of Trenton remains charged with enticement of a child, sexual misconduct by indecent exposure, and kidnapping of a child. These are the same charges as filed by the prosecuting attorney following […]