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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 […]

Jose Lopez Swearing in at Mercer County

Grundy County deputy, Jose Lopez, accepts position with Mercer County Sheriff’s Department

Judge Jack Peace swore in the Mercer County Sheriff’s Office’s newest deputy Monday. Jose Lopez served more than three years as a deputy sheriff for the Grundy County Sheriff’s Office and also served on the Grundy County Crisis Intervention Team. Lopez received his law enforcement training while serving in the Military Police in the United […]