Underage Drinking and Driving DWI

Northwest Missouri man crashes on Interstate-44; accused of DWI

A northwest Missouri resident was hurt early Sunday west of Springfield when the pickup truck he was driving ran off Interstate 44, overturned, and hit guard cables. Twenty-year-old Luke Thompson of Union Star was taken to Cox South Hospital in Springfield with moderate injuries. The accident happened seven miles west of Springfield on eastbound I-44 […]

Deadly Crash

Two-year-old boy survives, four others dead in rollover crash on Highway 169

Four people died as a result of a vehicle traveling off a highway in far northwest Missouri and overturning multiple times. Only a two-year-old boy survived as the highway patrol said he was using a safety device. The accident on Thursday afternoon happened nine miles northeast of St. Joseph. The driver, 61-year-old Twila Obanion of […]

2020 Elections vote

Candidate from Worth files for office of State Representative District 2

A candidate from Worth filed on Thursday for State Representative District 2 for the August Primary Election. Bridget Gibson filed as a Democrat at the Missouri Secretary of State’s Office in Jefferson City. Filings Tuesday for Second District State Representative were incumbent J. Eggleston of Maysville as a Republican and Mindi Smith of Union Star as […]

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Three area residents injured in crash north of St. Joseph

Two Albany residents and a Union Star resident sustained injuries in a two-vehicle accident four miles north of Saint Joseph Wednesday morning. The Highway Patrol reports emergency medical services transported 48-year-old Cindee and 14-year-old William Haynie of Albany to Mosaic Life Care in Saint Joseph. Cindee’s injuries were listed as moderate and William’s as minor. […]

Missouri State Highway Patrol

Two arrested in Daviess and DeKalb Counties

The highway patrol reports separate arrests on Sunday of motorists in Daviess and DeKalb Counties. Independence resident, 54-year-old Paul Jones, was arrested at mid-afternoon and faces several possible violations in Daviess County. Online information says Jones is accused of driving while intoxicated for alcohol; failure to yield to an emergency vehicle; as well as careless […]

Fatal Crash

Union Star teen dies in crash at intersection of Route M and County Road 229 in Andrew County

A Union Star teen has died as the result of his sports utility vehicle striking a tractor trailer truck’s towed unit six miles northwest of Union Star Thursday evening around 5:30. The Patrol reports 16-year-old Zachary Richey traveled west on County Road 229, and 31-year old Robert Hill of Platte City traveled north on Route […]