Deputy Chris Mueller and K-9 Officer Zaki

Suspect surrenders after officers prepare to send in K-9 Zaki

Livingston County Sheriff Steve Cox reports a fugitive on the run since January 28th surrendered Sunday after Deputy Leadbetter explained K-9 Zaki would search a home on Jennifer Lane in Chillicothe for the fugitive. Officers initially announced their presence without any response from anyone in the home, but 36-year-old Jeffery Gordon Davenport of Chillicothe reportedly […]

Prudential Spirit of Community Awards website

Missouri students recognized for outstanding volunteer service

The Prudential Spirit of Community Awards bestowed top honors to two Missouri students for their exceptional acts of volunteerism in their local communities. Missouri’s 2020 youth volunteer awardees are: Abigail Mueller, Whitfield School, St. Louis Elizabeth Ravasini, Bernard C. Campbell Middle School, Lee’s Summit R-VII School District Mueller, a high school junior, created a self-image education and […]

Miranda Nicole Adams

Livingston County fugitive captured after being on the run for more than a year

Livingston County Sheriff Steve Cox reports his office found and arrested a felony fugitive last week after more than a year of following multiple leads. Thirty-nine-year-old Miranda Nicole Adams of Chillicothe was arrested on a warrant for alleged violation of bond conditions on an original charge of felony possession of a controlled substance, with bond […]

Trenton Missouri Municipal Airport

Construction company pouring concrete overnight at Trenton Municipal Airport

A pavement replacement project at the Trenton Municipal Airport began Tuesday night. Airport Manager Donnie Vandevender reports Midwest Heavy Construction of Pleasant Hill started pouring concrete on the runway at 8 o’clock Tuesday night and the pour was scheduled to last until 6 o’clock Wednesday morning. The construction company is also scheduled to work at […]

Flooded Trenton Airport May 29 2019

Trenton Municipal Airport floods twice in one week, 12-inches of water reported in main hangar

With the airport in Trenton flooding twice in one week, Airport Manager Donnie Vandevender reports water from Sunday’s rain measured 12 inches in the main hanger and the former Trenton R-9 administrative and storage building and 36 inches plus in the T-hangars. Water from the most recent rain entered into both structures in the T-hangars, […]

Columbia Regional Airport

Audio: Columbia Regional Airport runway to close for emergency construction

The runway at Columbia Regional Airport will be CLOSED starting Tuesday, April 9, 2019, for EMERGENCY CONSTRUCTION. Columbia interim city manager John Glascock made the announcement during a press conference today, telling reporters that pilots have expressed concern about a “crown” on the runway.     Glascock tells reporters air service will be closed at […]

Audio: West-central Missouri jail escapee on the run for more than one week back behind bars

A Sedalia man, on the run for more than a week after escaping from the Pettis County Jail in west-central Missouri, is back in custody.  Travis Davis was captured in Sedalia early Tuesday.     The Pettis County Sheriff’s Office said surrounding agencies were helping search the area for Davis. He was considered armed and […]