Bruno Bear Transported to habitat

Social media star “Bruno the Bear” sedated and transported to safety

The adult male bear who attracted public attention and was christened “Bruno” by social media has been sedated and transported to suitable habitat outside the urban area, according to the Missouri Department of Conservation. The bear is suspected to have traveled from Wisconsin, through Illinois, and into Missouri.  He was first spotted in the Show-Me-State […]

Gun Crime or Firearm

Mexican national pleads guilty to possessing illegal firearm used in drive-by shooting

A Mexican national has pleaded guilty in federal court to illegally possessing the firearm he used in a drive-by shooting. Javier Guerrero-Garcia, 23, pleaded guilty before U.S. District Judge Stephen R. Bough on Monday, June 29, to being an illegal alien in possession of a firearm. By pleading guilty, Guerrero-Garcia admitted that he fired a […]

Accident involving alcohol

ATV demolished in crash on railroad tracks; driver accused of DWI

Two people were hurt early Sunday when an all-terrain vehicle overturned near Lawson. A passenger, 40-year old Timothy Andersen of Excelsior Springs, was taken to Liberty Hospital with serious injuries. The driver, 40-year old Aaron Kelley of Lawson, refused treatment at the scene for moderate injuries. The ATV overturned after traveling on railroad tracks. The ATV […]

Chillicothe Missouri Police Department

Chillicothe officers called to Polk Street on well-being check; return three hours later

Chillicothe Police officers went to the 1400 block of Polk Street Saturday morning on a well being check regarding an individual reportedly having anxiety issues. Assistant Police Chief Rick Sampsel said the person was taken to the police station, counseled, and returned to the residence. Approximately three hours later, during the noon hour, Sampsel reported […]

Sliced Bread Day Chillicothe Missouri

Activities announced for celebration of Sliced Bread Day in Chillicothe

The schedule has been released for Sliced Bread Day activities in Chillicothe. Activities will begin the evening of Friday, July 3rd with an opening reception for the Missouri Bicentennial Photo Exhibit at the Sliced Bread Innovation Center from 4 to 6 o’clock. A spokesperson says the photo exhibit will be on display through July 22nd. […]

Accident-Crash graphic

Crash on 9th Street in Trenton injures Galt teenager

The Trenton Police Department reports a Galt resident sustained minor injuries in a two-car accident the afternoon of Monday, June 29th. An ambulance transported 17-year old Brian White to Wright Memorial Hospital with injuries including a cut on his forehead. No injuries were reported for the other driver, 77-year-old Lowell Dean Anderson of Trenton. The […]

Fire Investigation

Chillicothe firefighters respond to apartment fire possibly started by juvenile

Chillicothe Fire Department personnel Sunday night responded to what was described as a structure fire at 1433 Alexander Street. The response was due to a fire in a bathroom of an apartment belonging to Bruce and Sharon Carnes. The complex is owned by the Chillicothe Housing Authority. Two trucks and eight personnel responded with the […]