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 […]

UTV or Utility Terrain Vehicle Crash

Chula teen injured after falling from UTV; teenage driver accused of DWI

A Chula resident was hurt early Sunday when she fell from a utility terrain vehicle in southeastern Grundy County. Eighteen-year-old Jarica Nelson was taken to Wright Memorial Hospital in Trenton with moderate injuries. The accident happened five miles northeast of Chula on private property on southeast Yucca Lane. Nelson was a passenger on the UTV […]

Coronavirus Concerns

Eighteenth case of COVID-19 reported in Livingston County

Livingston County Health Center has received notification of three additional positive cases of novel coronavirus (COVID-19). All three cases were symptomatic and will be isolated at home for 14 days. Close contacts are being notified of their exposure. The additional cases bring Livingston’s total case count to 18, with 7 cases recovered. The health center […]

Water Rescue

Livingston County authorities rescue four from Grand River

The Livingston County Sheriff’s Office, Chillicothe Department of Emergency Services, and Missouri Department of Conservation worked to help four individuals the morning of Wednesday, July 1st that Sheriff Steve Cox reports were stranded on the Grand River. The four had allegedly floated on the river and found a sandbar on which to spend the night. […]

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 […]

Coronavirus in Prisons

Audio: More cases of COVID-19 reported in a Missouri Prison

Thirty-eight confirmed cases of COVID-19 have been identified at Farmington Correctional Center in Farmington, Mo.      The facility in eastern Missouri is still receiving test results, with sentinel testing beginning next week. A total of 42 cases have been connected to the prison. The prison will remain closed to visitors. The Department of Corrections […]

Medical Marijuana

Audio: Doctor’s credentials stolen, used to help 600 Missouri patients get medical marijuana cards

The state is investigating a doctor’s credentials reportedly getting stolen and used to help about 600 Missouri patients get medical marijuana cards. State Health Department spokesperson Lisa Cox thinks the patients unknowingly got an unauthorized physician signature primarily through telemedicine visits.       Most of the affected individuals are from the St. Louis area […]