Air Ambulance Bill of the month

Missourians face large bills, aggressive collection tactics from air ambulance transports

Missourians are frequently subjected to aggressive collection efforts by air ambulance providers totaling tens of thousands of dollars in a practice called balance billing, according to a detailed report released today by the Missouri Department of Insurance, Financial Institutions and Professional Registration (DIFP). To assess the scope of the problem, the DIFP initiated a data call for […]

Guilty Plea

Carrollton man pleads guilty to two counts of manslaughter

A Carrollton man pleaded guilty in Division One of Carroll County Circuit Court Wednesday to two felony counts of second-degree involuntary manslaughter stemming from an automobile accident in December 2017. Online court information shows a plea agreement was involved in the case for Blake Wilson, and the court ordered a sentencing assessment report. The case […]

Fatal Crash

One dead, two injured in crash on Interstate 49

One person was killed and two others injured early Saturday night when a car hit the rear of another auto stopped on Interstate 49 south of Harrisonville. Fatally injured was the operator of the stopped vehicle, 82-year-old Doris Graef of Harrisonville. An occupant in the other car, 28-year old Lauren Findley of Archie, was flown […]

Fatal Crash

One dead, one injured in northeast Missouri crash

One teenager was killed and another was seriously hurt when a car went off a road in far northeast Missouri, striking a tree, and overturning. Fatally injured was the driver, 18-year-old Damon Krogmeier of Kahoka. A passenger, 18-year-old Logan Claiborne, also of Kahoka, was taken to Blessing Hospital in Quincy, Illinois with serious injuries. The […]