Chillicothe Missouri Police Department

Chillicothe Police Department deals with convoluted traffic stop

Detective Michael Smith of the Chillicothe Police Department reports two individuals have been charged with delivery of a controlled substance and possession of a controlled substance in Livingston County following an incident Sunday. Officers attempted a traffic stop in the 300 block of South Washington Street in Chillicothe, but the vehicle continued west onto South […]

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Three injured in crash at intersection of Highway 6 and NN near Jamesport

The Highway Patrol reports three individuals sustained minor injuries as a result of a three-vehicle accident in Jamesport Tuesday morning. Forty-year-old Amelia Rick of Cameron drove a van east on Route NN, attempted to cross Highway 6 to continue east on Route F, and reportedly crossed in front of another eastbound car driven by 47-year-old […]

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12-year-old injured in crash near Carroll County Road 150

The Highway Patrol reports a Carrollton girl sustained minor injuries as the result of a two-vehicle accident north of Carroll County Road 150 Thursday morning. Twenty-eight-year-old Levi O’Neal of Carrollton drove north on U. S. Highway 65 when he reportedly stopped to make a left turn. A car driven by 53-year-old Melissa Sheetz of Carrollton […]

Eric Greitens

Audio: Criticism of Greitens’ use of private lawyers in governor’s office continues to grow

Criticism of former Republican Governor Eric Greitens’ use of private attorneys in his defense against possible impeachment continues to grow.     The chairman of a special House committee that was investigating Greitens addressed a letter to the Office of Administration requesting it refuse payment to the attorneys. Republican Representative Jay Barnes of Jefferson City […]

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Five car crash injures three Wednesday morning

The Highway Patrol reports a Polo woman was one of three individuals injured in an accident involving five vehicles south of Kearney Wednesday morning. Fifty-one-year-old Richard Ojeda of Polo, 23-year-old Amanda Tyne of Lawson, 46-year-old Jacki Ohrenberg of Lawson, and 30-year-old Katherine McClure of Polo all were stopped in congested traffic on southbound Interstate 35 […]

Governor Eric Greitens

Hostility in committee hearings on Greitens reaches fever pitch

(MissouriNet) – The special House committee investigating Governor Eric Greitens is frustrated that his defense team has refused to release documents in its possession. Republican Representative Don Phillips of Kimberling City is a committee member who spent 28 years as a Missouri State Trooper. Phillips notes he’s interrogated hundreds of witnesses over the years and […]

Prison Death Row

Crossroads Correctional Center in Cameron remains on lockdown

Authorities at the Crossroads Correctional Center in Cameron say the inmates involved in a disturbance Saturday night have been identified, searched, placed in restrictive housing, and may face referrals for prosecution and payment for damages. The Missouri Department of Corrections reports the prison’s dining halls, kitchen facilities, storage areas, and staff offices as well as […]

Crossroads Correctional Center

Riot at Crossroads Correctional Center in Cameron resolved early Sunday morning

Authorities at Cameron are reporting there were no injuries to staff and “no serious injuries for inmates” during an uprising Saturday night. The Missouri department of corrections reports facility staff members and law enforcement officers resolved the incident at Crossroads Correctional Center. The corrections department reported around 8 o’clock Saturday night, a group of 200 […]

ATV Accident

Four injured in Sunday four-wheeler/UTV crash

Four were injured, including one seriously, when a four-wheeler and a utility terrain vehicle collided Sunday afternoon at a rural intersection nine miles northwest of Chillicothe. Flown by medical helicopter (LifeFlight Eagle) to Truman Medical Center in Kansas City was 61-year-old Orville D. Curtis of Chillicothe, the operator of the UTV. His son, 36-year-old Orville […]

Lady Justice with court gavel

Special House committee counsel accepts unintended offer from Greitens adviser, will subpoena campaign staff

The special House committee investigating Governor Eric Greitens will seek to get testimony from members of his campaign.     After Greitens’ legal counsel Catherine Hanaway complained that the committee hadn’t allowed the campaign to be heard, the counsel to the committee last night said they would be asked to testify. In a statement, Edward […]

Officer Involved Shooting

Carrollton police shoot man after alleged confrontation on Saturday night

Media reports indicate a Carrollton police officer Saturday night shot a man whom police say approached them with a handgun while they were investigating a complaint about a loose dog. The Missouri Highway Patrol, which is investigating the incident, said police were called to a residence in the 300 block of East Third Street at Carrollton about 10:15 […]