Deadly Crash

Richmond, Missouri teen dies in crash after being ejected from vehicle

The Highway Patrol reports one person from Richmond in Clay County was killed, and another injured last night when a car failed to negotiate a curve, traveled off Route MM southwest of Lawson where it struck two trees. A passenger in the vehicle, 19-year-old Luke Hubbard, was ejected from the car.  A Lawson fire-paramedic pronounced […]


Cameron teen falls asleep, crashes into rear of big rig

A Cameron teenager was injured yesterday when his vehicle struck the rear of a tractor trailer one mile north of Easton in Buchanan County. The Highway Patrol listed 18-year-old Dakota Morris with minor injuries.  The Highway Patrol listed 18-year-old Dakota Morris with minor injuries and was transported by private vehicle to Mosaic Life Care of St. […]

Jail Time

Trenton teen sentenced to jail time for trepassing

19-year-old Isaac Wattenbarger of Trenton pleaded guilty to misdemeanor first-degree trespassing in the Associate Division of Grundy County Circuit Court. Wattenbarger was sentenced to 28 days in the Grundy County Detention Center, but given credit for already serving those days. Wattenbarger received 33 days in the Grundy County Detention Center when he did not have […]

Drug Busts

Chillicothe teen held in Trenton on $50K bond

A Chillicothe teen has been arrested at Trenton on an alleged drug charge. Eighteen year-old Brendon Brake faces felony charges of distribution of a controlled substance, methamphetamine, to a Highway Patrol narcotics officer on December 15th. A Grundy County warrant was approved by the circuit court in February. Brake turned himself in this morning at the […]


Two Breckenridge teens injured after vehicles sideswipe each other

The highway patrol reports two vehicles sideswiped last night in Caldwell County injuring both drivers from Breckenridge. The patrol listed injuries as serious for 19-year-old Nicholas Kelsey of Breckenridge who was flown by a medical helicopter to Truman Medical Center in Kansas City.  15-year-old Raven Kepner of Breckenridge received what the patrol called minor injuries and […]

ATV accident

Princeton teen taken to hospital after Monday ATV accident

The highway patrol reports a 13-year-old Princeton boy was injured yesterday afternoon in an all terrain vehicle accident approximately three miles southwest of Mercer. The three wheeler was towing a small utility trailer. The patrol described injuries as moderate for Michael McFee of Princeton, who was taken by ambulance to Decatur County Hospital in Leon, […]