Fatal Crash

Head-on crash west of Trenton claims the life of Jamesport man

A head-on crash 3 miles west of Trenton at 5:30 Thursday morning has claimed the life of a Jamesport man. The Highway Patrol reports 38-year-old Eric Virtue of Jamesport was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash by Grundy County Coroner Dewayne Slater. 61-year-old Russell Louderback of Trenton was transported to Wright Memorial Hospital […]

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Audio: Missouri House Committee hears testimony regarding seat belt legislation

The state Department of Transportation is backing Missouri primary seat belt legislation.     The House Crime Prevention Committee heard testimony today (Monday) on the bill, which would allow Missouri law enforcement officers to enforce the seat belt law as a STAND-ALONE OFFENSE. MoDOT says this is about saving lives. The Missouri State Medical Association […]

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Driver totals van on Highway 6 west of Novinger

The Highway Patrol reports two Milan residents sustained minor injuries when the minivan in which they were passengers slid on ice and overturned four miles west of Novinger Wednesday morning. Thirty-year-old Mele Celestine and 30-year-old Simbi Nkuazoosala were transported by private vehicle to Sullivan County Memorial Hospital of Milan. Driver 23-year-old Jacque Matoondo Nitu of […]