Deputy Chris Mueller and K-9 Officer Zaki

Deputies Mueller and Zaki receive recognition for lending assistance in Daviess County

The Livingston County Sheriff’s Office received a letter of commendation from Daviess County Sheriff Ben Becerra Tuesday for work Zaki and Deputy Chris Mueller performed in late August. Livingston County Sheriff Steve Cox reports Becerra asked for assistance in the third day of searching for a suspect allegedly involved in a $10,000,000 marijuana growing operation. […]

Democrat and Republican Parties

Audio: Missouri expert offers advice for talking politics during holiday gatherings

A University of Missouri expert has advice for the discussion of politics at the dinner table during holiday get-togethers. Political Science Professor Andrea Benjamin says misunderstandings can be avoided if ground rules are set and goals of the conversation are determined.     Don’t try to change peoples’ minds. Benjamin uses her sports allegiance to […]

Trenton Fire Department

Trenton Fire Department responds to home with overheated electrical outlet

Trenton Firefighter Derek Hert reports an overheated electrical outlet caused minor damage to a utility room at a house in Trenton Wednesday night. Upon arrival to 1111 Rural Street, he says firefighters found light smoke and no fire inside the residence. Firefighters utilized a thermal imaging camera to locate the outlet showing signs of wires […]

Crowder State Park Sign

Missouri State Parks announces $2.00 rate increase for campsites with electricity

 In response to campers’ request for more electric sites and more sites with higher amperage, Missouri State Parks is raising its rates for campsites with electricity. For arrivals beginning May 1, 2019, campers will see a $2 per night increase for all on-season campsites with electricity. Basic campsite rates will remain at $13 per night, […]

Luis Calderon-Oliveras

St. Joseph man, member of Latin Kings gang, pleads guilty to racketeering

The member of a violent St. Joseph, Mo., gang pleaded guilty in federal court to his role in a RICO conspiracy that involved acts of murder, attempted murder, drug trafficking, and armed robberies, among other crimes, as part of a criminal enterprise. Luis Calderon-Oliveras, 27, of St. Joseph, pleaded guilty before U.S. District Judge Roseann […]

White Tailed Deer

Audio: Opening of deer season means increased traffic expected Friday

Saturday’s opening of firearms deer hunting season means traffic on Missouri roadways is expected to increase beginning today. Highway Patrol Sergeant Eric Brown says car travel is expected to pick up from mid-morning through the evening.     Highway Patrol Sergeant Eric Brown says the roadway traffic rivals that of Thanksgiving and Memorial Day.   […]

Canadian Pacific Railroad bridge fire (Photo Credit: Matthew Stirling)

Early morning fire reported at Canadian Pacific Railroad bridge over the Grand River

The Chillicothe Fire Department this morning responded to a brush and debris fire in the vicinity of the Canadian Pacific Railroad bridge over the Grand River.  The fire was called into authorities by Matthew Stirling, who was driving on Highway 65. Upon arrival at 6 o’clock Monday morning, Chief Darrell Wright reported there was a […]

Stabbing

Chillicothe Police Department responds to stabbing

Officers with the Chillicothe Police Department responded to a stabbing Friday evening. Upon arrival in the 500 block of Waples Street, officers arrested Corey Jay-Michael Gibson, accusing him of first-degree assault. Gibson was transported to the Chillicothe Police Department where he was processed and released into the custody of staff at the Daviess-DeKalb Regional Jail. […]

Attorney General Josh Hawley and Senator Claire McCaskill Debate

Full Debate: Attorney General Josh Hawley and Senator Claire McCaskill Debate in St. Louis

Republican U.S. Senate candidate Josh Hawley said Thursday night that he opposed cutting Social Security and Medicare to help erase the nation’s ballooning deficits and debt. Breaking with a suggestion by Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell, Hawley said that if cuts needed to be made, lawmakers should look at taking federal dollars from the Affordable […]