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Salisbury woman hospitalized after crashing near Marceline

A Salisbury woman was hospitalized following a single-vehicle accident Tuesday afternoon five miles southeast of Marceline. Thirty-one-year-old Ann Burks sustained serious injuries and was taken to University Hospital in Columbia. An investigator reported Ms. Burks was driving south when she apparently experienced a medical issue causing her pickup to run off Route ZZ and strike […]

Trooper Matthew Neely awarded Medal of Valor by Governor Parson

Governor awards Missouri Public Safety Medals to first responders and civilians for heroic actions in 2018

Governor Mike Parson awarded Missouri Public Safety Medals to a total of 18 first responders and 6 civilians for heroic and life-saving actions in 2018. The awards are the state’s highest recognition for first responders working as individuals and as members of teams during critical incidents. The civilians were honored for taking on extreme risks […]

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Audio: Red Cross, first responder volunteers from Missouri have set out for Hurricane Dorian response

Trained volunteers from Missouri have set out for the East Coast to help with Hurricane Dorian response.     Two-person Red Cross teams from various regions in Missouri are taking emergency response vehicles used to provide food and other disaster response supplies to the residents affected by the hurricane. Other volunteers will serve in logistics, […]

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Truck driver from Chillicothe injured when propane truck crashes on Highway 36

A truck driver from Chillicothe was injured on Monday in a rollover crash near Meadville in Linn County. Sixty-year old David Good received moderate injuries and was taken by ambulance to the Hedrick Medical Center in Chillicothe. Good was driving a propane truck, eastbound on Highway 36 when he apparently changed lanes while an eastbound […]

opioid crisis

Missouri continues fight against opioid epidemic with innovative approaches

The widespread opioid epidemic is considered a public health crisis and for years has been an ongoing challenge in Missouri and across the nation. Missouri’s Department of Health and Senior Services (DHSS) continues to be innovative in its efforts to help people affected by this epidemic.  “What we are dealing with in Missouri is an […]

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Governor Parson signs “Lyndon’s Law” to help keep highway, emergency workers safe

Missouri highway, utility workers and emergency responders will be safer as a result of legislation signed into law today by Gov. Mike Parson. House Bill 499, also known as “Lyndon’s Law,” authorizes the Missouri Department of Revenue to revoke the driver’s license of anyone who hits a highway or utility worker in a work zone […]