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Three injured in Caldwell County crash

Three people were injured early Tuesday evening in a Caldwell County, two-vehicle, accident approximately one-half west of Hamilton. The crash involved a sport utility vehicle westbound on Highway 36 and a pickup northbound on Route P. All three were taken by ambulances to the Cameron Regional Medical Center. The highway patrol listed injuries as minor […]

Fatal Crash

Three from Caldwell County die in fiery crash

The highway patrol reports three people from Caldwell County were killed, including the driver, when a fiery crash occurred Tuesday afternoon in rural Ray County. Pronounced dead at the scene were 24-year-old Kara Frisch of Polo, 26-year-old Andrew Fleming of Polo, and 42-year-old Bradley Ahart of Kingston. Kara Frisch was driving eastbound on Ray County […]

Body Recovered

Body recovered at Caldwell County lake

The Highway Patrol reports that it responded to just south of Polo Friday morning at the request of the Caldwell County Sheriff’s Office after a body was located in the water at Hide-A-Way Lakes. Troop H marine enforcement troopers recovered the body of a white male. The Highway Patrol’s Division of Drug and Crime Control […]

State of Emergency

Governor Parson declares “State of Emergency” in Missouri

Governor Mike Parson has declared a state of emergency in Missouri in response to worsening conditions along the Missouri and Mississippi River systems as a result of release from upstream reservoirs, snowmelt and excessive rainfall. Governor Parson also activated the Missouri State Emergency Operations Plan, which allows state agencies to coordinate directly with local jurisdictions. […]

Missouri State Highway Patrol

Troopers arrest Gallatin man on drug allegations

The Highway Patrol reports the arrest of a Gallatin man in Clinton County on Friday morning accusing him of several allegations. Fifty-one-year-old Steven Siegel is accused of felony possession of methamphetamine as well as the misdemeanors of unlawful use of drug paraphernalia and failure to maintain lane. Siegel was taken to the Clinton County Jail […]

Audio: Missouri House expected to give final approval this week to Fentanyl and date rape drug legislation

Legislation to increase penalties for trafficking fentanyl could go before the Missouri House Monday afternoon for a final vote. The House gave initial approval to O’Fallon State Representative Nick Schroer’s bipartisan bill last week.     The Missouri Police Chiefs Association and the Missouri State Troopers Association are backing legislation to increase criminal penalties for […]

Fatal Crash

One killed, two injured in Clinton County crash

One person was killed and two others injured in a Clinton County collision Monday night three miles east of Lathrop. Seventy-nine-year-old Leonard Vanderpool of Cowgill was pronounced dead at the scene. Three people from Cameron in another vehicle were taken by two emergency medical service units to Liberty Hospital. Fifty-eight-year-old Fang Ming and 16-year-old Anna […]