McCaskill survey: Missouri’s VA hospitals continue to improve care for America’s war heroes

(MissouriNet) – About 1,200 Missouri veterans report steady progress in the quality of care they have received at the state’s VA hospitals. Missouri U.S. Senator Claire McCaskill, who briefed reporters in St. Louis’ Forest Park, says it pleases her to hear about the improvements described in her annual survey results of the state’s five VA medical […]

Big Rig Crash

Crash on I-35 injures Iowa couple

The Highway Patrol reports two individuals sustained injuries when their car struck a tractor-trailer about nine miles south of Pattonsburg at12:30 am Monday morning. Thirty-one-year-old Ray Williams of Davenport, Iowa was northbound on Interstate 35 when he began to overtake the northbound tractor-trailer driven by 39-year-old Arash Ordobadian of Coralville, Iowa. The car crossed the […]

Ambulance

Jet ski accident at Lake Thunderhead injures Des Moines woman

The Highway Patrol reports a West Des Moines, Iowa woman sustained moderate injuries in a jet skiing accident at Lake Thunderhead five miles north of Unionville. Twenty-five-year-old Justine Irwin of Perry, Iowa drove the jet ski north when a passenger, 23-year-old Haley Irwin of West Des Moines, was ejected during a sudden turn.  An air ambulance […]

18-Wheel truck big rig

Emergency responders extricate Trenton man from wreckage in crash east of Trenton

A Trenton resident is hospitalized in Kansas City following a Highway 6 crash Tuesday evening near Trenton that involved a pickup truck and a big rig. The highway patrol listed injuries as serious for 24-year-old Jordin Curtis who was flown by Lifeflight Eagle helicopter to the Truman Medical Center in Independence.  The report indicated Curtis […]