William Derek Williams

Former Cameron High School teacher pleads guilty to using hidden camera to produce child pornography

 A former Cameron, Missouri, high school teacher pleaded guilty in federal court to secretly recording pornographic videos of a teenage victim in his bathroom and admitted to secretly recording pornographic videos of two other teenage victims. William Derek Williams, 39, of Cameron, pleaded guilty before U.S. District Judge Howard F. Sachs to producing child pornography. […]

Child Sex Crimes

Milan man sentenced to 14 years in prison for sexual exploitation of a child

 A Milan, Missouri, man was sentenced in federal court on Friday for transporting a 12-year-old victim across state lines for criminal sexual activity. Eh Tah Ger, 24, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Brian C. Wimes to 14 years and two months in federal prison without parole. On Jan. 23, 2019, Ger pleaded guilty to […]

Child Porn

Former high school teacher, swim coach sentenced to 30 years for child pornography

A former high school teacher and swim team coach was sentenced in federal court for sexually assaulting and exploiting numerous child victims, whom he secretly videotaped. James Russell Green, Jr., 54, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Gary A. Fenner to 30 years in federal prison without parole. The court also ordered Green to pay […]

Missouri Capital Building Jefferson City

Senator Hegeman chosen as Senate Appropriations Chairman for 2019 session

State Senator Dan Hegeman of Cosby will be the Senate Appropriations Chairman for the upcoming Missouri Legislative Session.  Hegeman spoke about his duties as chairman during a legislative forum held at North Central Missouri College of Trenton earlier this week. Hegeman noted a lot of requests for funding are received.  Among other topics, the senator […]

Missouri Senator Claire McCaskill

Audio: McCaskill campaign claims hidden camera video is fraud, demands investigation with Hawley recusing himself

Democratic Senator Claire McCaskill’s campaign claims the right-leaning Project Veritas has committed fraud in its production of hidden camera video of her and her staff.     McCaskill campaign manager David Kirby is calling on the State Attorney General’s office to investigate the activities as a violation of the Missouri Merchandising Practices Act. Kirby says […]

Leadership Online Today Website

MU Extension offers innovative online leadership program

The University of Missouri Extension has developed an innovative online program with the focus on building better leaders. The 11-week course runs Jan. 21-April 8, 2019. Leadership Online for Today (LOFT) is an interactive course that allows participants to improve communication skills, build relationships and networks, and develop a collaborative project to benefit a community […]