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Audio: Former Missouri Trooper who drove boat that man fell out of and died wants license back

The former Missouri State Trooper who was driving a boat when a handcuffed Iowa man fell out and drowned is not giving up a fight to regain his peace officers’ license. Anthony Piercy is suing the Missouri Department of Public Safety and the agency’s director to get back his license. Twenty-year-old Brandon Ellingson of Clive, […]

Crime and Courts

Judge hands down prison sentences in Division One of Grundy County court

Probation was revoked for Trenton resident Levi Grant Bell when he appeared Thursday in Division One of Grundy County circuit court. The previous stay of execution was set aside and Bell was sentenced to a prison term of seven years on each of two counts of second-degree burglary. The terms run concurrently and Bell was […]

Audio: Missouri man escapes death penalty in murder of SW Missouri 12-year-old

A man escapes the death penalty in an abduction and murder case from 2013 in Golden City. Tony Abati reports from southwest Missouri’s Nevada.     39-year-old Bobby Bourne was charged after 12-year-old Adriaunna Horton was kidnapped from a Golden City park in August of 2013 and her body was found later in some woods […]

Crime and Courts

Prison sentences the rule of the day in Thursday session of court in Trenton

Among cases Thursday in the Grundy County Circuit Court, probation was revoked for a Chillicothe resident, Timothy Joe Ashlock, on an original charge of tampering with a motor vehicle. A previously suspended sentence was set aside and the court ordered a ten-year sentence with Department of Corrections. Credit was given for time served to await […]

Murder

Shawn Yuille pleads not guilty to murder charge in Danette Rardon case

A Chillicothe resident, Jeremy Osburn, has pleaded guilty to a lesser charge in connection with an accident last November that injured a young girl. Prosecuting Attorney Adam Warren filed information in lieu of a complaint with the Associate Division of Livingston County Circuit Court. The new charge is a misdemeanor of endangering the welfare of […]

Guilty plea

Chillicothe man pleads guilty in crash that claimed life of infant near Chillicothe

A Chillicothe man pleaded guilty in Livingston County Circuit Court Wednesday to a felony charge stemming from a fatality accident in April 2017. Online court information shows 23-year-old Benjamin Wesley Davis had been charged with operating a motor vehicle in a careless and imprudent manner involving an accident. The court sentenced him to one year […]

Chillicothe Correctional Center

Former Corizon employee at Chillicothe Correctional Center pleads guilty to sexual conduct with a prisoner

A former employee of a company contracted for services at the Chillicothe Correctional Center, who previously pleaded guilty to felony sexual conduct with a prisoner, appeared in Livingston County Circuit Court Tuesday. Online court information shows John Thomas Dunn of Kansas City, Missouri was sentenced to a facility to be determined by the Missouri Department […]

Court News

Prison sentence handed down in Division One of Grundy County court

A Minnesota man has been sentenced to prison after pleaded guilty to three felony charges stemming from incidents in April and May in Grundy County. Larry Edward Brown Junior of Lakefield, Minnesota appeared yesterday in Division One of Grundy County Circuit Court. Guilty pleas were entered on April charges of tampering with a motor vehicle and resisting, […]

Prison Sentence

St. Joseph woman sentenced to 5-years in prison for selling stolen firearms

A St. Joseph woman was sentenced in federal court for selling stolen firearms. O’Ceonna S. Thomas-Weston, 23, of St. Joseph, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Howard F. Sachs to five years in federal prison without parole. On Nov. 28, 2017, Thomas-Weston pleaded guilty to selling a stolen firearm. Co-defendant Ronnie Lee Martin III, 22, […]

Crime and Courts

Circuit court has extremely busy docket in latest session

Several defendants have waived preliminary hearings in the Associate Division of Grundy County Circuit Court. The cases, on various charges, were bound over to the Division One docket of Thursday, June 14th or Thursday, July 12th. Emma Nichole Brown of Trenton faces two drug-related charges and one of hindering prosecution. Bond was continued at $20,000. […]

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What’s coming and going on Netflix in June 2018

Netflix watchers can catch blockbuster movies Thor: Ragnarok and Star Wars: The Last Jedi in June, along with new seasons of Grey’s Anatomy, Glow, Luke Cage and Sense8. The streaming site released a list of the movies, TV shows, comedy specials and documentaries coming and going next month.     Here’s the full list of what’s being added to Netflix in June: Date not […]