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Missouri State Highway Patrol confirms Harrison County Sheriff took his own life

Highway Patrol Public Information Officer Sergeant Jake Angle confirms Harrison County Sheriff Joshua Eckerson died Thursday night after sustaining a gunshot wound. The preliminary investigation indicates the gunshot wound was self-inflicted. The Patrol responded to a Bethany residence with the Bethany Police Department and Harrison County Sheriff’s Department and determined, upon arrival, that Eckerson was […]

Jamey Aaron Griffin

Man who shot Trenton police officer Jasmine Diab once again has case continued

The Trenton man charged with felony first-degree assault or attempting to cause serious physical injury to Trenton Police Officer Jasmine Diab appeared in Division One of Livingston County Circuit Court on Tuesday for a pre-trial conference. Thirty-nine-year-old Jamey Aaron Griffin’s case was continued to May 5, 2020, for a pre-trial conference. A jury trial was […]

Trenton Missouri Police Department

Chief Rex Ross accepts resignations from three police officers

The Trenton Police Department is looking to hire officers following the resignation of one employee and the upcoming departure of two others. Police Chief Rex Ross told KTTN Officer Jennifer Plummer submitted her resignation two weeks ago and her last shift in Trenton was today (Tuesday). He indicated that she was going to Livingston County […]

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Woman involved in shooting in Unionville granted change of venue to Harrison County

A motion was granted for change of venue in Division One of Circuit Court this week for a Columbia woman taken into custody after an investigation of a shooting in Unionville in December. The Putnam County Circuit Clerk’s Office reports the venue for 22-year-old Victoria Hope Larsen was changed from Putnam County to Harrison County. […]

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Woman accused of shooting incident in Unionville waives preliminary hearing

A Columbia woman taken into custody following an investigation of a shooting in Unionville in December waived a preliminary hearing in the Associate Division of Putnam County Circuit Court. The court accepted 22-year-old Victoria Hope Larsen’s waiver, and the case was bound over to appear in Division One on February 19, 2020. She and co-defendant […]

Gallatin City Hall

Gallatin Board of Aldermen review investments while tackling a busy agenda

The Gallatin Board of Aldermen took action on various matters Monday evening. Certificate of deposit rates from Farmers Bank of Northern Missouri and BTC Bank were reviewed. The board approved cashing out the sales tax CD that matures January 27th for $65,199.06 and purchasing a 36-month CD at the highest interest rate between Farmers and […]

Chillicothe Missouri Police Department

Chillicothe police respond to Hedrick Medical Center on report of dog bite

Chillicothe police say they received a report on Saturday afternoon of a person on a four-wheeler pulling two small children on sleds on Trenton Road. Police were unable to locate the group, however, Chillicothe Assistant Police Chief Rick Sampsel reminded the public it’s not only unsafe to perform an activity like this, but it’s also […]

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Man who shot Trenton police officer has jury trial slated for July 20, 2020

A jury trial has been scheduled for the Trenton man charged with felony first-degree assault causing serious physical injury to Trenton Police Officer Jasmine Diab in June. Online court information shows 39-year-old Jamey Aaron Griffin appeared in Division One of Livingston County Circuit Court on Tuesday with the case continued to July 20th through 24th […]

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Trenton woman arrested in connection with shooting at Leisure Lake which injured 13-year-old boy

The Grundy County Sheriff’s Department reports a Trenton woman has posted bond on two felony charges stemming from an alleged accidental shooting at Leisure Lake Saturday. Thirty-two-year-old Dana Thibodeau was arrested on Tuesday on an allegation of unlawful use of a weapon, while intoxicated, loaded weapon, as well as an allegation of first degree endangering […]

Accidental Shooting

Accidental shooting at Leisure Lake sends 13-year-old to Children’s Mercy Hospital

The Grundy County Sheriff’s Department reports it’s been actively investigating an accidental shooting at Leisure Lake on Saturday. Sheriff Rodney Herring said a 13-year-old boy received a non-life-threatening wound at his home. The name of the youth was not released due to his juvenile status. According to the sheriff’s office, the youth was laying in […]