Court Gavel and Scales

Former Sullivan County Prosecuting Attorney appears in court on drug charges

A former Prosecuting Attorney for Sullivan County appeared on Wednesday as a defendant in criminal cases in the Associate Division of circuit court. 49-year-old Jerry Hollon waived formal arraignment on alleged drug counts. Online court information shows Hollon faces two counts involving an alleged conspiracy. One is alleged distribution, delivery, manufacture, or production of a […]

Suspect in Handcuffs

Knox County Sheriff Robert Becker pleads guilty to abuse and assault charges, suspended immediately

Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley has announced that Knox County Sheriff Robert Becker has plead guilty to second degree sexual abuse and fourth degree domestic assault in Knox County Circuit Court. Associate Circuit Judge Tom Redington sentenced 51 year old Robert Becker to one year in the county jail for each offense, suspended execution of […]

Child Abuse

Albany woman accused of subjecting 11-year-old girl to abuse pleads not guilty

An Albany woman accused of subjecting an 11-year-old girl to nearly a year of abuse waived formal arraignment and entered a plea of not guilty in Division One of Gentry County Circuit Court Thursday. Online court information shows Jennifer Reed’s case was continued to January 10th.  Reed has been charged with 42 felonies, including kidnapping, […]

Gavel and Law book

Special Prosecutor appointed in the case of woman who faces 42 felonies

A special prosecuting attorney has been appointed in a case involving a woman from Albany accused of subjecting an 11-year-old girl to nearly a year of abuse. Online court information shows Jennifer Reed’s motion to disqualify the Gentry County Prosecuting Attorney was granted with David Baird appointed as the special prosecuting attorney. The case was […]

Missouri Senator Claire McCaskill

Audio: McCaskill campaign claims hidden camera video is fraud, demands investigation with Hawley recusing himself

Democratic Senator Claire McCaskill’s campaign claims the right-leaning Project Veritas has committed fraud in its production of hidden camera video of her and her staff.     McCaskill campaign manager David Kirby is calling on the State Attorney General’s office to investigate the activities as a violation of the Missouri Merchandising Practices Act. Kirby says […]

Jackson County prosecutor to take over invasion of privacy investigation against Greitens

The Jackson County prosecutor will take over an invasion of privacy investigation against Governor Greitens.     Last week, Gardner dismissed the charge against Greitens and said she planned to ask for a special prosecutor to handle the case. In a press release today, Gardner says the court has granted her request for one. She […]

Charges Filed

Charges filed against Jameson man who’s 4-year-old son was injured in crash

Charges have been filed in Daviess County Circuit Court accusing a Jameson man of his involvement in an injury accident last Saturday night. 29-year-old Andrew Adkison faces one felony count of driving while intoxicated, alcohol involved, causing serious injury to a young boy who was a passenger in the pickup truck. Adkison faces a misdemeanor […]