Police Chase

Driver runs from Chillicothe police, pursuit entails, ends when driver crashes in Caldwell County

Approximately thirty minutes prior to the Caldwell County accident Saturday, Chillicothe Police received a phone call from a citizen in reference to a reckless driver. The complainant advised they were nearly struck by the suspects’ vehicle, along with the same vehicle nearly striking a school bus and another vehicle head-on. Chillicothe Chief Jon Maples reported […]

18-Wheel truck big rig

Green City woman injured in head-on crash with big rig

The Highway Patrol reports a Green City woman sustained moderate injuries when a car struck a semi-truck head-on five miles north of Green City Tuesday afternoon. A private vehicle transported 58-year-old Patricia Rouse to the Northeast Regional Medical Center of Kirksville. Rouse traveled south on Highway 129 when the car she drove reportedly crossed the […]

Missouri State Highway Patrol

Missouri Highway Patrol reports 9 fatalities over Thanksgiving holiday

The Missouri State Highway Patrol reports nine people died in traffic crashes during this year’s Thanksgiving holiday counting period–from 6 p.m. Wednesday, November 21, 2018, through 11:59 p.m. Sunday, November 25, 2018. The Missouri State Highway Patrol investigated the following: 2018 Thanksgiving Holiday Traffic Statistics Crashes ─ 587 Injuries ─ 108 Fatalities ─ 9 DWI ─ 86 Drug Arrests ─ 67 […]

Seatbelt on road

Head-on crash near Browning injures two

Browning and Purdin residents were hurt Saturday afternoon in the head-on collision of a car and a pickup truck south of Browning. The driver of the car, 20-year-old Taylor Coram of Browning, was taken to Pershing Memorial Hospital in Brookfield with moderate injuries. A passenger in the pickup, 20-year-old Brittany Hollon of Purdin, was taken […]

Court Gavel and Scales

Princeton teen waives preliminary hearing on charge of involuntary manslaughter

A Princeton teenager has waived a preliminary hearing in Mercer County Circuit Court on charges stemming from an accident last October that claimed the life of a Lineville resident. Seventeen-year-old Elijah Charles Mandich of Princeton appeared Tuesday before Mercer County Associate Judge Matthew Krohn. The case, with a felony charge of involuntary manslaughter in the […]


Head-on crash in Mercer County injures two

The highway patrol reports two vehicles met head-on at the crest of a hill injuring both drivers Monday afternoon in northeast Mercer County. Sixteen-year-old Taylon Vandyne of Russell, Iowa was taken by ambulance to Wayne County Hospital in Corydon, Iowa with moderate injuries. The driver of a pickup truck and grandfather to Vandyne, 59-year-old John […]