ATV or Four Wheeler Crash

Teens hurt after being ejected from ATVs near Blythedale

The Highway Patrol reports two area teens sustained moderate injuries after being ejected from all-terrain vehicles one mile south of Blythedale Wednesday afternoon. An ambulance transported a 13-year-old boy from Trenton and a 14-year-old boy from Blythedale to the Harrison County Community Hospital. The Patrol did not release the name of the teens. The ATVs […]

Rollover Accident

Minnesota man injured after crashing on I-35 in Daviess County

A motorist from Minnesota was injured in Daviess County when the car he was driving veered off Interstate 35, struck an embankment and overturned on its driver’s side. Tuesday mornings’ accident in the northbound lanes of interstate 35 occurred at approximately 10:30 am one mile west of Winston. Sixty-six-year-old Sylvester Robinson of Minneapolis was taken […]

Walter Barton Executed

Walter Barton executed for 1991 murder of southwest Missouri woman; pronounced dead at 6:10 pm

At 6:10 p.m. on Tuesday, May 19, 2020, convicted murderer Walter Barton, 64, was pronounced dead at the state prison in southeast Missouri’s Bonne Terre. Barton was convicted of first-degree murder for the 1991 brutal stabbing death of 81-year-old Gladys Kuehler of southwest Missouri’s Ozark. His death makes Missouri the first state in the nation […]

Walter Barton Mugshot

Missouri Governor Mike Parson: Execution of Walter Barton “will move forward as scheduled”

The governor says the execution of a convicted southwest Missouri killer will move forward, clearing the way for Tuesday evening’s scheduled execution in Bonne Terre. Governor Mike Parson told Capitol reporters on Monday in Jefferson City that he hasn’t seen any reason to intervene in Walter Barton’s scheduled execution, saying “that will move forward as […]

Walter Barton Mugshot

Federal Judge issues stay of execution for convicted Missouri killer set to be executed Tuesday

A federal judge has issued a stay of execution in the case of a convicted southwest Missouri killer, who was scheduled to be executed Tuesday evening at the maximum-security prison in Bonne Terre. 64-year-old Walter Barton was convicted of first-degree murder for the 1991 killing of 81-year-old Gladys Kuehler. She managed a mobile home park […]

Life Flight Helicopter

Four teens from Macon injured in crash on country road; driver life-flighted to Columbia

Four teenagers from Macon were injured, two of them seriously, when a vehicle left a country road on a curve and overturned Thursday night. The highway patrol listed injuries as serious for the driver, 19-year-old Katie Sheets, and one of the passengers, 17-year-old Kari Russell. The other two occupants received minor injuries. They are a […]

Motorcycle Crash

Atlanta man injured after being ejected from dirt bike on Island Avenue

The Highway Patrol reports an Atlanta, Missouri man sustained moderate injuries as a result of being ejected from the dirt bike he drove three miles west of Atlanta Thursday morning. An ambulance transported 39-year-old Michael Nay to the Northeast Regional Medical Center in Kirksville. The dirt bike traveled west on Island Avenue before losing control, […]

Rollover Accident

Princeton woman injured in rollover crash near Bethany

The Highway Patrol reports a Princeton woman sustained moderate injuries when the sport utility vehicle she drove struck an embankment and overturned about six miles east of Bethany Thursday morning. An ambulance transported 26-year-old Jessica Stark to the Harrison County Community Hospital in Bethany. The SUV traveled west on U. S. Highway 136 before running […]

Motorcycle Police Chase or Pursuit

Breckenridge man being pursued by authorities ejected from bike during crash

The Highway Patrol reports a Breckenridge man being pursued by the Morgan County Sheriff’s Department sustained serious injuries when he was ejected from a motorcycle last (Monday) evening. An ambulance and air ambulance transported 35 year old Shane Walter to the University of Missouri Hospital of Columbia. The driver of a pickup truck involved in […]