Fatal Shooting

Independence woman who purchased gun used in fatal shooting pleads guilty

An Independence, Missouri, woman who purchased the firearm used by a 14-year-old in a fatal shooting has pleaded guilty in federal court to charges related to drug trafficking. Rebecca McCrorey, 39, pleaded guilty before U.S. Chief District Judge Beth Phillips on Friday, June 7, to maintaining drug-involved premises. Independence police officers were dispatched to McCrorey’s […]

Princeton in Mercer County Missouri

Princeton City Council approves three service contracts

The Princeton City Council approved three service contracts at a meeting Thursday evening. City Clerk Danette Snapp reports Mike Homedale received a $1,000 service contract for the band Hired Gun to perform at the Calamity Jane Days Car Show September 22nd. A $500 service contract was approved for Gina Finney and the Quarterback Club for […]

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Man who shot two people on I-35 identified as Mexican national; autopsy shows he turned gun on himself

The Highway Patrol has identified the suspect in the officer-involved shooting on Interstate 35 Friday morning that concluded with the suspect vehicle overturning and the death of the suspect. Troop H Public Information and Education Officer Jake Angle reports the suspect was identified as 26-year-old Julian Santiago-Cruz of Guadalupe Nuevo Leon, Mexico. The suspect shot […]

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Cameron police prevent man from committing suicide

Cameron Police report officers were able to persuade a male subject from allegedly harming himself during an incident early Saturday morning. Police Chief Rick Bashor reported Cameron police received information that the individual was armed with a gun and wanted to commit suicide.  Officers from Cameron Police and DeKalb County Sheriff’s Department conducted a vehicle […]

Rollover Crash

Six area youth injured in crash on Highway 69 near Bethany

Six area residents sustained injuries when a sport utility vehicle overturned one mile north of Bethany Friday evening. The Highway Patrol reports emergency medical services transported 12-year-old Trayton Mitchell of Bethany to the Harrison County Community Hospital of Bethany with serious injuries. EMS also transported 17-year-old Elijah Carlson, 14-year-old Destini Mitchell, 15-year-old Alexis Pratt, and […]