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Lane change causes injury crash in Lafayette County
LAFAYETTE COUNTY, Mo. – Aggressive driving is being blamed for a collision the knocked a semi into the cable barrier on. westbound Interstate 70 in Lafayette County. The Missouri Highway Patrol report says a vehicle operated by Devin Ventura, 26, of Higginsville, was traveling too fast when it made
Callaway County deputies arrest two for meth possession
WILLIAMSBURG, Mo. - Callaway County deputies have arrested two people for having drugs and several firearms in their vehicle. Deputies said they were doing an active patrol near Williamsburg Saturday afternoon when they pulled over Eric Marshall, 40, and Taylor Turkington, 25, just before 3 p.m.
Jailhouse 'Bambi' viewings ordered for Missouri deer poacher
OZARKS, Mo. • A member of a southwest Missouri family caught after a lengthy investigation into the illegal killing of hundreds of deer has been sentenced to watch the Walt Disney movie "Bambi" while in jail, The Springfield News-Leader reported.
Missouri football assistant arrested for missing court date
COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) _ An assistant football coach at the University of Missouri-Columbia has been arrested for missing a court date on a traffic ticket. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports Vernon Hargreaves was arrested Saturday after a University Police officer discovered an arrest warrant related t
Missouri to give away historic bridge for free, with catch
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) _ Feral hogs are a menace in parts of Missouri, so federal officials are taking to the skies to combat the wild animal that can destroy multiple acres of farmland in a single feeding frenzy.
Chesterfield resident arrested, informally charged with drug possession
LAFAYETTE COUNTY, Mo. — A Chesterfield resident was arrested for drug-related allegations Sunday afternoon. Just before 1 p.m. Sunday, Peter Klopfenstein, 31, was arrested in Lafayette County, according to Missouri Highway Patrol. The arrest report alleges Klopfenstein was in felonious possession of
Roundup from the sky kills 103 feral hogs in Missouri
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Feral hogs are a menace in parts of Missouri, so federal officials are taking to the skies to combat the wild animal that can destroy multiple acres of farmland in a single feeding frenzy.
BREAKING: Possible injury crash at Alma intersection
ALMA, MO – A two vehicle accident near Alma was reported this evening around 5 p.m. Missouri Highway Patrol confirmed that the possible injury crash involved a passenger vehicle and semi truck at the intersection of 23 and 20 Hwys. No information was gathered regarding the status of the roadway, the
Missouri State Highway Patrol Confirms Fatality on I-44
STRAFFORD, Mo. -- Missouri State Highway Patrol confirmed one person has died in a two-vehicle crash on I-44. Westbound lanes are currently blocked. This is a developing story and will be updated.
Committee reports the focus point for Higginsville Board of Aldermen
LAFAYETTE COUNTY, Mo. — According to a tentative agenda, committee reports are the important topics of conversation for the Higginsville Board of Aldermen tonight. The reports are from the utility, administration, transportation and waste management, emergency services and economic development commi
Missouri man pleads guilty in $2.4M cattle fraud scheme case
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. _ A 57-year-old southwestern Missouri man has pleaded guilty in federal court to a $2.4 million wire fraud scheme and faces up to 20 years in prison. Dwight Moody Cox, of Ozark, pleaded guilty Wednesday to one count. He owns Dwight Cox Cattle Co., which bought cattle for clients and
Missouri town considering removal of Christian cross after complaint
OZARK, Mo. (AP) The southwest Missouri city of Ozark that had said it was removing a Christian cross from its holiday display is reconsidering. Ozark officials originally said Tuesday that the cross would come down after the city received a complaint from the Freedom From Religion Foundation, which
Colorado man faces marijuana delivery charges in Lafayette County
LAFAYETTE COUNTY, Mo. — A man from Colorado faces formal drug charges after a traffic stop Thursday in Lafayette County. According to a probable cause statement, Robert Lee Graves, 62 was initially stopped by law enforcement for speeding. During the stop, Graves allegedly showed signs of criminal ac
Single-vehicle accident spills into Lafayette County residence, one injured
LAFAYETTE COUNTY, Mo. — A crash in Lafayette County Monday morning left one Independence man in the hospital, and one unmanned vehicle totaled. At 11:55 a.m. Monday, Missouri State Highway Patrol reports being summoned to US 24 Highway at Hicklin Road. Upon arrival, they discovered 63-year-old Josep
Carrollton man who fled accident scene appears in court
A Carrollton man facing multiple charges stemming from an incident last week appeared in the Associate Division of Carroll County Circuit Court Wednesday. Thirty-five-year-old Edward Everett Arnold the third made an oral motion to amend his bond to an own recognizance bond, the state was opposed. Th
Bond on drug charge reduced for Waverly woman
LAFAYETTE COUNTY, Mo. – A motion for bond reduction was sustained in a felony drug case filed in Lafayette County. The court will allow Chassity N. Little, 30, of Waverly to post 10% of her $25,000 bond as long as she wears a drug patch upon release. Little and Nathan A. Thompson, 37, of Malta Bend
Lafayette County defendant still without an attorney
LAFAYETTE COUNTY, Mo. – An arraignment earlier this week in Lafayette County was postponed until January, because. the defendant does not have an attorney. Thomas Lee Edwards, 47, of Roscoe, Mo., was charged in September with felony counts of possession of a controlled substance, tampering with phys
Lafayette County arraignment for burglary set in January
LAFAYETTE COUNTY, Mo. – An arraignment postponed for a burglary suspect in the Circuit Court of Lafayette County Wednesday morning, was rescheduled later in the day. The formal arraignment of Jonathon Reberry, 35, of Camdenton is now set to take place at 11:00 a.m on the 7th of January. Reberry is f
Teenage suspect dead after active shooter situation at Indiana middle school, police say
(CNN) -- The Richmond Community Schools district put all of its students on lockdown Thursday morning after "an active shooter situation" at an intermediate school in the Indiana city, according to a district spokeswoman.
Lawson man critically injured in Ray County rollover crash
RAY COUNTY, Mo. — A crash in Ray County seriously injured a Lawson driver Wednesday morning. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, state troopers were called to Route C, four-tenths of a mile south of Route M in Ray County around 9:30 a.m. Wednesday.