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Chillicothe woman charged with felony arson after setting residence ablaze with daughter inside

A Chillicothe woman accused of intentionally setting fire to a residence in the 1500 block of Jackson Street in Chillicothe on January 10th while her daughter was inside has been charged with first-degree felony arson. Fifty-nine-year-old Tomi Joy Novak’s bond is $10,000 cash only, and she is scheduled for court on January 22nd. A probable […]

House Fire

Suspect identified in suspicious house fire on Jackson Street in Chillicothe

The Chillicothe Fire Department on Sunday night responded to a house fire on Jackson Street and with the help of Chillicothe police, assisted in getting one occupant outside. While in route, Lieutenant and Paramedic Jonathan Nolan reported a dispatcher reported the fire was in the basement where the occupant was located. The initial review of […]

Auto Theft or Stolen Vehicle

Suspect wanted for stolen vehicle leads Chillicothe authorities on convoluted investigation

Chillicothe police report the arrest of an individual stemming from investigations that included the alleged theft of a motor vehicle. Saturday night, November 21, Chillicothe police received a report of a stolen vehicle from the 300 block of Edgerton. Four hours later that night, officers were called to the 400 block of Jackson Street to […]

Livingston County Sheriff Website

Livingston County Sheriff reports on recent investigations and activities

Livingston County Sheriff Steve Cox has released information on recent investigations involving his office. The sheriff’s office worked with the Midland Empire Alcohol Task Force on compliance checks of area alcohol sales. Cox reports investigation resulted in three individuals being cited for alleged violations. The person or persons responsible were cited for alleged supply of […]

Center Apartments Chillicothe Missouri

Chillicothe firefighters respond to The Center Apartments at 525 Jackson Street

Smoke in a Chillicothe apartment Wednesday night sent Chillicothe firefighters to 525 Jackson Street. Upon arrival, they found most of the residents sitting outside. When entering the Center Apartments building, firefighters found a haze of smoke on the main floor and apartment number 204 was full of smoke. Bedroom and living room windows were described […]

Pedestrian accident

Pedestrian struck by car in Chillicothe

The Chillicothe Police Department reports a pedestrian sustained moderate injuries to her leg as the result of a vehicle striking her at the intersection of Jackson and Washington streets on Friday morning. Emergency medical services transported 80-year-old Theresa Figg of Chillicothe to Hedrick Medical Center for treatment. A vehicle, driven by 51-year-old Christina George-Spainhour of […]

Digital Photography Photo

Chillicothe police detective investigates suspicious man taking photos

Chillicothe Police Detective Whitney Murdock says officers took a report of suspicious activity in the 400 block of Jackson Street on Thursday. The report involved a man taking photos outside of a residence and possibly of the children at the residence. After an investigation, the Chillicothe Police determined the individual was with a third party […]

Farmers Market

Farmers Market in Chillicothe kicks off annual selling season

The Chillicothe Farmers Market season kicks off in May. Chillicothe Farmers Market Secretary-Treasurer Tonja Tiemeyer says the market will be open on the south side of the courthouse in Chillicothe from 4 until 6 o’clock Tuesdays through August 13th. The Chillicothe Police Department reports the Jackson Street parking area on the south side of the […]

Natural Resources Conservation Service or NRCS

NRCS seeks comments regarding Little Otter Creek Reservoir in Caldwell County

The USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service has released a draft Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement for the Little Otter Creek Watershed Plan. The plan involves the construction of a proposed multipurpose reservoir in Caldwell County. This supplement addresses changes since NRCS prepared the Little Otter Creek Watershed Plan and Environmental Impact Statement in 2003. The supplement […]