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Missouri State Highway Patrol: Plan for a safe Labor Day weekend

Colonel Eric T. Olson, superintendent of the Missouri State Highway Patrol, encourages everyone to plan for a safe 2019 Labor Day weekend. It’s everyone’s responsibility to operate both vehicles and vessels safely and observe all Missouri laws. Incorporating safety into your weekend plan–choosing your route, making sure your equipment is in good working condition, being […]

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Missouri State Highway Patrol reports 12 fatalities over July 4th holiday weekend

The Missouri State Highway Patrol has released their fourth of July holiday period statistics for 2019, which include 12 statewide traffic fatalities and three drownings.  The 2019 fourth of July counting period began at 6 p.m. Wednesday, July 3 and continued through midnight Sunday, July 7, 2019. During the counting period in 2018, four people […]

Sliced Bread Days Carnival

Additional details released on Sliced Bread Days carnival in Chillicothe

During the upcoming holiday weekend, Chillicothe is going to be the full of activity including a long-awaited family-friendly carnival. The Chillicothe Area Chamber of Commerce, with the support of the City of Chillicothe and Chillicothe Parks & Recreation, will be bringing back a carnival to the community. “We’ve been asked for several years to try […]

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Missouri State Highway Patrol to be out in force during July 4th holiday weekend

The Highway Patrol will participate in Operation Crash Awareness and Reduction Effort (CARE) over the July 4th holiday weekend, as well as an Independence Day, Driving While Intoxicated Enforcement operation. The counting period for the July 4th holiday will start the evening of July 3rd at 6 o’clock and end the night of July 7th […]

Beef Recall

62,000 pounds of raw meat recalled, just days before Memorial Day

Aurora Packing Company, Inc., a North Aurora, Illinois, company, is recalling 62,112 pounds of raw beef products due to possible E. coli contamination just days before the Memorial Day holiday weekend, according to a Thursday announcement from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service. The products were packaged on April 19 and shipped across […]

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Missouri State Highway Patrol to participate in “Operation CARE” Memorial Day Weekend

The Missouri State Highway Patrol will participate in Operation CARE (Crash Awareness Reduction Effort) during the Memorial Day holiday weekend. This year’s fatality counting period for the holiday weekend begins the evening of May 24th at 6 o’clock and ends the night of May 27th at 11:59. Every available trooper will be on the road […]

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Nine traffic deaths reported over Christmas Holiday Weekend

The Missouri State Highway Patrol reports nine individuals died in traffic crashes during the Christmas holiday weekend. The counting period ran from Friday evening at 6 o’clock to last (Tuesday) night at 11:59. The Patrol investigated 294 crashes, 80 injuries, and six of the fatalities. The Blue Springs Police Department is investigating the other three fatalities. […]

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Audio: Missouri State Highway Patrol participating in Operation C.A.R.E. over Thanksgiving weekend

You’ll see extra Missouri state troopers on the road this Thanksgiving holiday weekend, starting today (Wednesday). They’re participating in Operation C.A.R.E, which stands for crash awareness and reduction effort. Missouri State Highway Patrol Captain John Hotz predicts a record travel weekend nationally and in Missouri.     Missouri state troopers are urging you to put […]

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Missouri Highway Patrol to participate in moving operations during Thanksgiving holiday weekend

Highway Patrol Troop H Commanding Officer Captain James McDonald announces Troop H will conduct hazardous moving operations during the Thanksgiving holiday weekend. Area counties to be included in the hazardous moving operation include Caldwell, Daviess, Grundy, Harrison, Livingston, Mercer, Clinton, DeKalb, and Worth. The operations will focus on violations that contribute to traffic crashes, such […]

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Highway patrol releases details of Labor Day operations in multiple counties

The Highway Patrol office in St. Joseph has released results of the Labor Day holiday weekend impaired driving enforcement operations. The northwest Missouri troop conducted DWI saturations in eight counties: Andrew, Buchanan, Daviess, Dekalb, Grundy, Harrison, Livingston, and Nodaway. There was one driving while intoxicated arrest, 39 traffic citations, five drug arrests, and two misdemeanor […]