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 […]

Grundy County Museum

“Hometown Teams” is feature exhibit at Grundy County Museum

The 2018 Feature Exhibit will be Hometown Teams. This exhibit is all about athletics, how sports teams are embedded in our culture and the impact of participation in sports teams on individuals. This exhibit has two components, a Traveling Smithsonian exhibit and a local component that mirrors the Smithsonian and presents specific information about sports […]

Guns and Hoses

Trenton Fire Department edges win over police department in Guns-N-Hoses event

The Trenton Fire Department edged the Trenton Police Department 58 to 56 in a fundraising basketball game Saturday night at Trenton High School. The sixth annual Guns-N-Hoses charity basketball contest benefitted the Lieutenant Eric Lorenz First Responders Scholarship Fund. The amount of money raised has not been announced yet. In addition to the basketball, there […]

Prison Death Row

Crossroads Correctional Center in Cameron remains on lockdown

Authorities at the Crossroads Correctional Center in Cameron say the inmates involved in a disturbance Saturday night have been identified, searched, placed in restrictive housing, and may face referrals for prosecution and payment for damages. The Missouri Department of Corrections reports the prison’s dining halls, kitchen facilities, storage areas, and staff offices as well as […]

Softball Tournament

Community Action Partnership of North Central Missouri to host softball tournament

The Community Action Partnership of North Central Missouri will host a softball tournament. The slow pitch coed tournament will be held at the Ebbe Sports Complex in Trenton July 21st. Twelve team slots are available, with the entry fee set at $200 per team. There will be concessions available during the tournament and volunteers and […]

Crossroads Correctional Center

Riot at Crossroads Correctional Center in Cameron resolved early Sunday morning

Authorities at Cameron are reporting there were no injuries to staff and “no serious injuries for inmates” during an uprising Saturday night. The Missouri department of corrections reports facility staff members and law enforcement officers resolved the incident at Crossroads Correctional Center. The corrections department reported around 8 o’clock Saturday night, a group of 200 […]

U.S. Attorney Timothy Garrison (right) and Assistant U.S. Attorney Ami Harshad Miller (left) present the award to Detectives Larry Roller and Charles Root.

Two Joplin detectives honored for work on behalf of child victims

Timothy A. Garrison, United States Attorney for the Western District of Missouri, presented the annual Crystal Kipper & Ali Kemp Memorial Award to two detectives in the Joplin, Mo., Police Department in recognition of their valued contributions to investigating and prosecuting those who prey upon children. Detective Charles Root, Jr., is also an FBI task […]