Air Ambulance Bill of the month

Missourians face large bills, aggressive collection tactics from air ambulance transports

Missourians are frequently subjected to aggressive collection efforts by air ambulance providers totaling tens of thousands of dollars in a practice called balance billing, according to a detailed report released today by the Missouri Department of Insurance, Financial Institutions and Professional Registration (DIFP). To assess the scope of the problem, the DIFP initiated a data call for […]

Livingston County Sheriff

Suspect who escaped from Livingston County Sheriff’s car, while in restraints, involved in multiple stolen vehicle cases

Livingston County Sheriff Steve Cox reports a fugitive from Bedford taken into custody Wednesday morning escaped from a patrol vehicle while in restraints and fled on foot before being caught again and placed in additional restraints. Three deputies and two state troopers originally found 29-year-old Linn Hoskins III in the back of a stolen pickup […]

Offender in Prison with hands on bars

Former Missouri man sentenced to 17-years for traveling to Tennessee for illicit sex with a minor

A former Barry County, Mo., man has been sentenced in federal court for traveling from Missouri to Tennessee to engage in an illicit sexual relationship with a 15-year-old victim, who became pregnant and bore his child. Michael Douglas Peterson, 35, of Morristown, Tenn., was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Roseann Ketchmark on Friday, Dec. 7, […]

Livingston County Sheriff

Livingston County Sheriff completes investigations involving forced entry and child endangerment

The Livingston County Sheriff’s Office has completed two investigations and started another. Sheriff Steve Cox reports one of the completed investigations regarded a reported forced entry and possible burglary at a residence on LIV 387. The investigation led authorities to three Carroll County residents who reported they became stranded in high water, went to the […]

Livingston County Sheriff

Livingston County Sheriff reports on investigations into property damage, domestic disturbance and burglary

Among investigations by the Livingston County Sheriff’s Office recently, Sheriff Steve Cox reports investigation continues of property damage in the 600 block of Fellows in Utica. Cox says an unknown person used a chainsaw to destroy a child’s fort and cut down several trees. The sheriff’s office assisted the Chillicothe Police Department with a domestic […]