Traffic Accident

Two injured in Sunday crash on I-35 in Daviess County

Two people from southern Iowa were injured Sunday evening in an accident on northbound Interstate 35 in Daviess County. The occupants were passengers in a pickup driven by 45-year-old Teresa Marks of Leon, Iowa. Taken by ambulance to the Cameron Regional Medical Center were 49-year-old Brian Marks of Leon, Iowa and 48-year-old Victoria Herring of […]

Audio: Pre-filed bill in Missouri legislature would be among the most restrictive abortion measures in the nation

Missouri lawmakers could be considering a far-reaching abortion restriction in the upcoming legislative session.     Republican state Representative Nick Schroer of O’Fallon pre-filed a bill this week that would prohibit doctors from performing abortions after a fetal heartbeat is detected. The measure, which allows for exceptions in medical emergencies, would ban most abortions after […]

Senator Denny Hoskins

Senator Denny Hoskins files legislation ensuring insurance coverage for children with developmental disabilities

Missouri State Sen. Denny Hoskins, R-Warrensburg, pre-filed legislation to help all children with developmental disabilities get medically necessary therapies. Senate Bill 45 would require insurance companies to cover therapies like physical, occupational, speech and Applied Behavior Analysis for children with Down Syndrome, Cerebral Palsy, Fragile X and many other disabilities. Since 2010, Missouri has required insurance to […]

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Green City woman injured in head-on crash with big rig

The Highway Patrol reports a Green City woman sustained moderate injuries when a car struck a semi-truck head-on five miles north of Green City Tuesday afternoon. A private vehicle transported 58-year-old Patricia Rouse to the Northeast Regional Medical Center of Kirksville. Rouse traveled south on Highway 129 when the car she drove reportedly crossed the […]

Accident

Trenton woman injured in Route Z crash

The Highway Patrol reports a Trenton woman sustained minor injuries when she lost control of the sports utility vehicle she drove on a snow-covered portion of Highway Z in Grundy County Tuesday morning. Emergency medical services transported 42-year-old Brandy Knapp to Wright Memorial Hospital of Trenton. Knapp traveled north on Highway Z when she lost […]

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Two Trenton men transported to hospital after icy roadway causes crash near Spickard

Two Trenton men were transported to the hospital following a sports utility vehicle accident caused by slick road conditions three miles north of Spickard Tuesday morning. The Highway Patrol reports 52-year-old Ross Elrick and 27-year-old Andrew May were transported to Wright Memorial Hospital in Trenton by emergency medical services. Elrick sustained minor injuries, with May […]

Healthcare

New report on the Health Insurance Market in Missouri released by Missouri Department of Insurance

A new report on the health insurance markets in Missouri was recently released by the Missouri Department of Insurance, Financial Institutions, and Professional Registration. The report, which focuses on major medical coverage, makes use of diverse data sources to provide an overview of Missouri’s health insurance market. In addition to data possessed by the DIFP, […]