Rape Kit

Report shows more than 4,800 untested rape kits in Missouri

(MissouriNet) – Attorney General Josh Hawley has released a report today showing nearly 50-percent of Missouri law enforcement agencies do not send in rape evidence for testing because officers felt the victim was not credible and would not cooperate. During a press conference, in Jefferson City, Colleen Coble with the Missouri Coalition Against Domestic and […]

Missouri Veterans Recognition program

Missouri Veterans Recognition Program expands to include Gulf War, Iraq

 Missouri’s Veterans Recognition Program is now accepting applications from Veterans who served on active duty during recent conflicts in Iraq. The Operation Desert Storm/Desert Shield and Operation Iraqi Freedom/New Dawn Veterans Recognition Awards are now being offered to eligible Missourians, said retired Chief Warrant Officer 4 James Ortmeyer, the Veterans Recognition Program manager. “The awards […]

Federal Investigation

United States Senator calls for federal investigation into billing at Putnam County Memorial Hospital

United States Senator Claire McCaskill has called for a federal investigation of questionable billing practices at Putnam County Memorial Hospital in Unionville. McCaskill wrote a letter requesting the Inspector General at the Department of Health and Human Services examine billing that occurred when management company Hospital Partners used the hospital as a pass-through for millions […]

Christian Academy

August 2018 marks start of classes at God’s Promise School Christian Academy in Trenton

The Christian school to open in Trenton next school year has announced its location with classes to begin in August 2018. Administrator Socha Osborn reports God’s Promise School Christian Academy will hold classes starting in August, however, an exact start date has not yet been determined with the location of the school to be announced […]

Drug Busts

Chillicothe Police Department bust six on drug offenses

The Chillicothe Police Department reports the arrest of six individuals on drug offenses as the result of a search warrant Tuesday night and an investigation Wednesday morning. Chief John Maples reports officers arrested three individuals Tuesday after the police department, Livingston County Sheriff’s Office deputies, and K9 Zaki executed a search warrant on a residence […]

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Trenton man accused of violating probation

The Grundy County Sheriff’s Office reports a Trenton man already in custody at the Grundy County Detention Center has been accused of violating his probation. Forty-two-year-old Ricky Eugene Shoemaker was arrested Wednesday on probation violations on original felony charges of possession of a controlled substance; delivery or possession of a controlled substance at a county […]

Green Hills Regional Planning Commission Website

Green Hills Regional Planning Commission contracted by MoDOT for study

The Missouri Department of Transportation is contracting with the Regional Planning Commissions throughout the state to prepare a regional transit study to evaluate the public transit needs of citizens and available transit services. The Green Hills Regional Planning Commission is contracted to prepare the plan for its 11-county region. A meeting will be held to […]

Murder

Bond reduced for Rothville teen charged with first-degree murder of two-month-old daughter

Bond has been reduced for a Rothville woman charged with felony first-degree murder in the death of her two-month-old daughter. Online court information shows the Chariton County Circuit Court set 19-year-old Sarah Linebaugh’s bond at $50,000 cash or corporate surety Tuesday. Her bond was originally $100,000 cash only with no surety allowed. A preliminary hearing […]

Military Service Academy Plaques

McCaskill announces application process for U.S. service academies

U.S. Senator Claire McCaskill has announced that her office has begun the process for nominating young Missourians to the U.S. Air Force Academy, U.S. Naval Academy, U.S. Military Academy at West Point, and the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy for an appointment to the Class of 2023. “Helping young, smart leaders in Missouri apply to the […]

Amaren Missouri

Ameren files application to build wind generation facilities in Schuyler and Adair Counties

The Missouri Public Service Commission has set an intervention deadline on Ameren Missouri’s request to construct a wind generation facility. Union Electric Company doing business as Ameren Missouri filed an application with the Missouri Public Service Commission seeking a certificate of convenience and necessity to construct, own, and operate a wind generation facility in Schuyler […]