Pedestrian sign and police lights

Pedestrian injured Monday morning while crossing Smithfield parking lot in Milan

The highway patrol reports a pedestrian was injured Monday morning when walking across a parking lot in Milan. Forty-two-year-old Angel Osorio of Milan received minor injuries when he was hit by a sports utility vehicle. Osorio was taken by ambulance to the Sullivan County Memorial Hospital in Milan. The patrol listed the driver of the […]

East Locust Creek Rervoir

Missouri Highway and Transportation Commission approves project agreement with Sullivan County

The Missouri Highway and Transportation Commission (MHTC) approved a project agreement between the Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT) and Sullivan County to provide up to $9.2 million in a local match for the $13.4 Million BUILD Grant for road and bridge infrastructure around the East Locust Creek Reservoir. While work remains to secure a Grant […]

Gun Crime or Firearm

Missouri man sentenced to 20 years without parole for drug trafficking and illegal firearm

 A Missouri, man has been sentenced in federal court for drug trafficking and illegally possessing a firearm. Robert J. Thomas Jr., 38, of Kansas City, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Gary A. Fenner on Thursday, Aug. 27, to 20 years in federal prison without parole. On Nov. 20, 2019, Thomas pleaded guilty to possessing […]

Prison Sentence

Missouri man involved in nightclub shooting sentenced to 15 years for illegal firearm

A Missouri man has been sentenced in federal court for illegally possessing a firearm. Keyshaun Isaiah Jackson, 23, of Springfield, Missouri, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge M. Douglas Harpool on Wednesday, Aug. 19, to 15 years in federal prison without parole. Jackson was sentenced as an armed career criminal due to his prior felony […]

Chillicothe Missouri Police Department

Chillicothe police arrest individual on kidnapping and auto theft; continue investigation of child endangerment

A 45-year-old Chillicothe resident was arrested after the Chillicothe Police Department responded to a report of male acting suspicious in the 1900 block of Polk Street the morning of Wednesday, August 19th, trying to open a vehicle door. Assistant Police Chief Rick Sampsel says officers searched the immediate area and located a subject who ran […]

Pedestrian sign and police lights

Audio: 110 pedestrians were killed in Missouri during 2019

State transportation officials are conducting a public awareness campaign about the increasing number of pedestrian deaths in Missouri. State Department of Transportation (MoDOT) child passenger and bike-pedestrian safety coordinator Tara Van Loo says 110 pedestrians were killed in Missouri in 2019. Another 307 suffered serious injuries. She says the top contributing factors were failure to […]

Pedestrian accident

Salisbury woman life-flighted to hospital after running into path of SUV

A pedestrian received serious injuries when she ran into the path of a sports utility vehicle Saturday afternoon in Keytesville. 19-year old Joscylnn Beck of Salisbury was flown by medical helicopter to University Hospital in Columbia. The driver of the vehicle, 54-year old Christina Thomas of Richmond, was not reported hurt. The accident happened at […]

Pedestrian sign and police lights

Audio: Pedestrian and motorcycle fatalities increasing in Missouri

State officials say pedestrian and motorcycle fatalities are increasing in Missouri.     Missouri transportation officials say 108 pedestrians were killed in Missouri in 2019, the largest number of pedestrian fatalities in Missouri in the LAST DECADE. The state Department of Transportation also says 118 motorcyclists were killed in 2019, a TEN percent increase from […]

Body Identified

Authorities identify pedestrian killed attempting to cross Interstate 35

The Highway Patrol has identified the pedestrian killed by a northbound pickup truck on Interstate 35 near Eagleville Monday evening. The body of 26-year-old Kalif Abdiaziz of Saint Cloud, Minnesota was taken to the Roberson Funeral Home in Bethany. Pickup driver 30-year-old Nathan Martin of Pulaski, Iowa was reported as not injured. The pedestrian was […]