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Audio: North Missouri businessman sentenced for role in largest organic fraud scheme in American history

A north Missouri businessman who was involved in the largest organic fraud scheme in American history has been sentenced to probation and fined.     Federal prosecutors in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, say Steven Whiteside has been sentenced to three years probation and fined 45-thousand dollars. Whiteside lives near Chillicothe, which is east of St. Joseph. […]

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Missouri Attorney General files lawsuit against St. Louis County executive over COVID-19 restrictions

Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt filed a lawsuit against St. Louis County Executive Sam Page, Dr. Faisal Khan, and the St. Louis County Department of Public Health for the arbitrary, capricious, and unreasonable application of COVID-19 restrictions in St. Louis County. Specifically, the suit takes issue with the restrictions on religious institutions, masking requirements for […]

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Governor activates Missouri National Guard in response to civil unrest

Gov. Mike Parson signed today an executive order activating the Missouri National Guard as a “precautionary measure” in response to demonstrations continuing across the country. Members will aid in the state’s effort to protect people and property from being harmed. On Wednesday, a Kentucky grand jury chose not to charge police officers in the death […]

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Pattonsburg man found “Not Guilty” of kidnapping, “Guilty” of domestic assault

A jury trial was held in Division One of Daviess County Circuit Court on Wednesday for a Pattonsburg man facing charges stemming from an alleged incident in October. The jury returned a verdict for 28-year-old Vincent Lee Sturgeon of not guilty of second-degree kidnapping and guilty of misdemeanor fourth-degree domestic assault and felony first degree […]

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Preliminary flood Damage Assessment Report released for Grundy County

Preliminary information has been released from a Damage Assessment Status Report for Grundy County for recent flooding. The report prepared, by Grundy County Emergency Management Director Glen Briggs, includes information from 11 townships, one community, and one road district. Estimated dollar loss for private property totals $42,500, which includes $35,000 for single family homes and […]

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Shawn Yuille pleads not guilty to murder charge in Danette Rardon case

A Chillicothe resident, Jeremy Osburn, has pleaded guilty to a lesser charge in connection with an accident last November that injured a young girl. Prosecuting Attorney Adam Warren filed information in lieu of a complaint with the Associate Division of Livingston County Circuit Court. The new charge is a misdemeanor of endangering the welfare of […]

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Trenton man pleads guilty to lesser charge; Sentenced to 75 days in jail

A Trenton man, 21-year-old Carlos Gonzalez has pleaded guilty to a reduced charge involving drugs and was sentenced to serve time in jail. Before Judge Jack Peace, Gonzalez, on Friday, entered a plea of guilty to a misdemeanor charge of possession of marijuana. Originally, the felony charge filed in February by a special prosecutor had accused Gonzalez […]