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Brookfield man life-flighted to Columbia after motorcycle strikes deer

The Highway Patrol reports a Brookfield man sustained serious injuries when the motorcycle he drove struck a deer and ejected him from the vehicle on Friday night. An air ambulance transported 29-year-old Douglas Palmer to the University Hospital in Columbia. The motorcycle traveled south on Route M one and a half miles north of Brookfield […]

Two Livingston County Fugitives in Custody After Manhunt

Three in custody after manhunt in Livingston County

The Chillicothe Police Department reports three individuals are in custody following a fugitive investigation that began on Tuesday after a five-hour manhunt. Police Chief Jon Maples says law enforcement took several theft reports in which the suspects were the same individuals that had been victimizing citizens and also found to be armed and dangerous. Officers […]

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Man pulls gun and threatens suicide during traffic stop in Brookfield

The Brookfield Police Department reports officers saw a subject pull a handgun and threaten to harm himself during a traffic stop at the west entrance of the Walmart parking lot near Park Circle Drive in Brookfield Monday night. Officers from the police department, Highway Patrol, and Linn County Sheriff’s Office responded to the scene, and […]

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Truck driver from Chillicothe injured when propane truck crashes on Highway 36

A truck driver from Chillicothe was injured on Monday in a rollover crash near Meadville in Linn County. Sixty-year old David Good received moderate injuries and was taken by ambulance to the Hedrick Medical Center in Chillicothe. Good was driving a propane truck, eastbound on Highway 36 when he apparently changed lanes while an eastbound […]