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Meadville man injured after dump truck overturns near Chillicothe

The Highway Patrol reports a Meadville man sustained serious injuries when the dump truck he drove overturned three miles east of Chillicothe on Tuesday afternoon, November 30th. Emergency services transported 57-year-old Darrell Kraus to Hedrick Medical Center. The truck traveled east on Highway 36 before running off the north side of the road, striking a […]

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Patrol reports nine fatalities; no drownings or boating crashes over 2021 Thanksgiving holiday

The Missouri State Highway Patrol reports nine people died in traffic crashes during this year’s Thanksgiving holiday counting period–from 6 p.m. Wednesday, November 24, 2021, through 11:59 p.m. Sunday, November 28, 2021. There were no boating crashes or drownings. During the Thanksgiving holiday counting period, troopers report the following traffic statistics for 2021 (preliminary): Crashes ─ 457 […]

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Two taken to Wright Memorial Hospital in Trenton after SUV strikes deer on Highway 6

The highway patrol reports a 14-year-old boy from Laredo was taken to a hospital after the vehicle he was a passenger in, swerved to avoid a deer on Highway 6 at the edge of Jamesport at 5:15 pm Sunday. Fifty-seven-year-old Gary Carman of Hamilton was driving eastbound when the sport utility vehicle swerved because of […]

Mercer County Fatal Crash

One dead, one injured in Mercer County crash on Monday evening

One person was killed and another was injured in an accident early Monday evening one mile north of Mercer. Sixty-four-year-old Gary Sexton of Liberty was pronounced dead at the scene at 5:45 pm. Receiving serious injuries was 71-year-old Merlin Hall of State Center, Iowa who was taken by ambulance to Wayne County Hospital in Corydon, […]

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Southern Missouri resident crashes in Chariton County, life-flighted to Columbia

A Sunrise Beach resident received serious injuries when they crashed their pickup in Chariton County. Thirty-three-year-old Dougie Bruce was flown by medical helicopter to University Hospital in Columbia. The crash happened Saturday morning four miles west of Triplett as the westbound pickup went off the right side of Route M, hit a guard rail, crossed […]

Fatal Crash

ATV crash claims the life of Lawson man

Authorities in Ray County report a man from Lawson was killed in an all-terrain vehicle accident on Wednesday afternoon. Fifty-two-year-old Daniel Miller was attempting to travel up a hill when the all-terrain vehicle overturned, ejecting him from the vehicle. Miller was pronounced dead at the scene along Highway 10 in Ray County. Authorities reported Miller […]

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Woman and 10-year-old boy from Minnesota injured in I-35 crash south of Pattonsburg

A woman and young boy from Minnesota were injured early Tuesday evening in an Interstate 35 accident one mile south of Pattonsburg. Authorities report the car was allegedly forced off the highway by a tractor-trailer. The car went into the median, struck the ground, partially overturned, and was demolished. Taken to the Liberty Hospital were […]

Rollover Accident

KC man crashes on I-35 north of Bethany; patrol accuses him of DWI

A Kansas City resident received serious injuries when the car he was driving went off Interstate 35 north of Bethany and overturned. Thirty-seven-year-old Cody Stone was taken to Harrison County Community Hospital in Bethany. The accident happened early Sunday six miles north of Bethany on I-35 as the northbound car traveled off the left side […]

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Kansas man rolls big rig on Highway 36

The Highway Patrol reports a Gardner, Kansas man sustained minor injuries when he lost control of the Peterbilt truck he drove and overturned one mile east of Marceline on Wednesday, October 27. Twenty-six-year-old Jacob Miller was treated at the scene. The truck traveled east on Highway 36 before striking a guardrail, overcorrecting, and overturning. The […]

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Audio: Grundy County Emergency Management Director, Glen Briggs, on Sunday’s severe weather in north Missouri

Severe storms with radar indications of rotational winds capable of producing a tornado prompted the National Weather Service to issue a tornado warning late Sunday afternoon for southeast Harrison County, northern Grundy County, and southern Mercer County. There was no known touchdown. Grundy County Emergency Management Director Glen Briggs reports tornado sirens in Trenton were […]

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Unionville man injured in attempt to avoid deer in roadway

A Unionville man sustained minor injuries when the pickup truck he drove swerved to avoid a deer and overturned one mile north of Hartford on Friday afternoon, October 22. A private vehicle transported 70-year old David Hoerner to Putnam County Memorial Hospital. The pickup traveled north on Route YY before running off the right side […]

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15-year-old Jamesport girl injured in Wednesday evening crash

A Jamesport girl was injured Wednesday night in a rollover accident one mile north of Lock Springs. The 15-year-old received minor injuries and was taken by another vehicle to Cameron Regional Medical Center. The pickup went off the east side of the north-south portion of Highway 190, the driver over-corrected causing the vehicle to travel […]

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How a Mississippi court case could pave the way for new abortion bans across the U.S.

(Missouri Independent) – A six-week abortion ban in Texas enacted in September forced those seeking abortion services in the Lone Star State to look across state lines for care. But the timing couldn’t have been worse for Texans living near the state’s eastern border. The law took effect as neighboring Louisiana was reeling from the […]

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Carrollton woman life-flighted to Liberty after crashing on Route D

A Carrollton woman sustained injuries when a vehicle overturned in northwest Carroll County the night on Friday, October 15. An air ambulance transported 31-year-old April Shackelford to the Liberty Hospital with moderate injuries. The vehicle traveled north on Route D before running off the road half of a mile south of County Road 130, striking […]