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Attorney General directs Federal Bureau of Prisons to schedule executions for inmates convicted of brutal murders

The United States Attorney General has directed the Federal Bureau of Prisons to schedule the executions of three federal-death row inmates sentenced to death for brutal murders, including the murder of a child and, with respect to two inmates, the murder of multiple victims. Alfred Bourgeois abused, tortured, and beat to death his young daughter.  […]

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Woman from Kenya pleads guilty in Missouri to marriage fraud

A Kenyan national pleaded guilty in federal court to her role in a marriage fraud conspiracy. Fidelina Mwelu Mutisya, 61, of Winchester, Ohio, pleaded guilty before U.S. Magistrate Judge Lajuana M. Counts to one count of criminal conspiracy.  By pleading guilty, Mutisya admitted that she participated in a conspiracy to enter into fraudulent marriages for […]

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Two from Carrollton injured in head-on crash on Highway 65; driver arrested on drug offenses

Two residents of Carrollton were injured early Sunday evening when two vehicles met head-on in a crash on Highway 65 in Carroll County. One driver also was arrested. Twenty-six-year-old Brandon McDowell received serious injuries and was flown by air ambulance to the Truman Medical Center while 39-year-old Mary Albert, received moderate injuries and was taken […]

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Suspects involved in high-speed chase formally charged with multiple offenses

Two suspects have been charged in DeKalb County following a pursuit on U. S. Highway 36 the night of November 5th that law enforcement reports began in Livingston County and ended west of Cameron. Online court information shows 36-year-old Susan Ayala of Gladstone has been charged with the felonies of tampering with a motor vehicle—first […]

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Patrol reports the arrest of two in Caldwell and Daviess counties on DWI offenses

Residents of Canton and Lee’s Summit were arrested while driving Tuesday afternoon in Caldwell and Daviess counties. Sixty-three-year-old Joseph Walker of Canton was stopped in Caldwell County. He was accused of driving while intoxicated for drugs, possession of marijuana ten grams or less, unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia, speeding 88 miles an hour in the […]

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Patrol arrests Milan man accusing him of drug-related offenses

The Highway Patrol reports the arrest of a Milan man in Sullivan County on the morning of November 3rd on drug-related and other allegations. Twenty-two-year-old Michael Harrison was accused of felony driving while revoked, felony resisting arrest, possession of less than 10 grams of marijuana, and possession of drug paraphernalia. Other accusations included speeding, no […]

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Republican candidate for Livingston County Coroner enters “Not Guilty” plea in Livingston County court

The Republican candidate for Livingston County Coroner entered a plea of not guilty in the Associate Division of Livingston County Circuit Court Thursday, October 22nd to misdemeanor committing class four election offenses. Online court information shows 37-year-old Joshua Michael Dennis of Chillicothe appeared in person and by an attorney, and he waived formal arraignment. On […]

Court News

Judge Steve Hudson presides over busy court docket in Tuesday session of Grundy County Court

Preliminary hearings were waived on Tuesday by seven defendants in the Associate Division of Grundy County Circuit Court. Each is to be arraigned on their various charges on Thursday in Division One of the Circuit Court in Trenton. Cory Jack Burchett of Trenton is charged with the September 30th offenses of possessing a controlled substance […]

Charges Filed

Cainsville man charged with multiple offenses in Harrison County

A Cainsville resident has been charged in Harrison County following an arrest on Tuesday, October 6th by the Highway Patrol. Twenty-eight-year-old Tony Lee Bennett faces felony leaving the scene of an accident—second offense. Other charges include the misdemeanors of operating a motor vehicle in a careless and imprudent manner involving an accident, owner operating a […]