Animal Abuse

Two from Chillicothe charged with felony animal abuse involving horses

Two Chillicothe residents have been charged in Livingston County with felony animal abuse—second or subsequent offense or by torture and/or mutilation while the animal was alive. An initial court appearance for 43-year-old Larry Coffman and 37-year-old Cailin Dixon is scheduled for December 9th. Probable cause statements from Bradley Aldrich with the Livingston County Sheriff’s Office […]

Sex Crime

Former Maysville teacher sentenced to jail time and $6,000 fine on 13 counts of sexual contact and assault

A former Maysville teacher has been sentenced to jail and been fined after pleading guilty last week to 13 criminal counts stemming from incidents in 2015 and 2016. Rodney David Thomas appeared Wednesday in Clinton County Circuit Court in Plattsburg for a sentencing hearing on one charge of attempted sexual contact with a student and […]

Weather graphic

Weather in 2018 was near normal, but averages hide record-setting events

Do the math on temperatures and rainfall for all of 2018. On average, you get “near normal,” says Pat Guinan, University of Missouri Extension climatologist. “Weather was anything but that,” Guinan adds. Record-setting numbers hide in an average.  For starters, look at the “non-spring” of 2018. April was the second coldest on record going back […]

Grundy County Law Enforcement Center

Trenton resident facing felony charges after stabbing incident

A Trenton resident is facing felony charges following an alleged stabbing at a residence Sunday morning with the victim taken to Wright Memorial Hospital. Thirty-two-year-old Heather Gayle Michael of 308 East 8th Street is charged with domestic assault in the second degree. Court information says another person, described as a family or household member, sustained […]