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Student caught with gun pleads guilty, says Centralia High School parent

CENTRALIA, Mo. - In February a Centralia High School student was taken into custody by police after officers and school administrators found a gun and ammunition in their backpack. On Tuesday a sergeant with the Centralia Police Department confirmed that a dispute over a girlfriend occurred before t

ABC17NEWS.COM - 2018-03-21 04:26:54

20-year-old Missouri man charged in deadly crash

STURGEON, Mo. (AP) - A Missouri State Highway Patrol trooper says a 20-year-old man admitted to smoking marijuana before causing a deadly crash. The Columbia Daily Tribune reports that Isaiah Black, of Sturgeon, was arrested last week on charges of involuntary manslaughter and driving while intoxic

WASHINGTON TIMES - 2018-03-20 15:20:35

Man pleads guilty in case connected to summer homicide in Columbia

COLUMBIA, Mo. - Willie Higgins, who was arrested after a 20-year-old was shot and killed in July, pleaded guilty Monday to tampering with evidence and unlawful possession of a firearm. No one has been charged with murder of any degree or manslaughter in the case. Damien Davis, the victim of the summ

ABC17NEWS.COM - 2018-03-20 03:03:00

Baby girl found dead in northern Missouri home

Authorities got a 911 call around 10 a.m. Monday regarding an emergency at a home in the small Chariton County town of Rothville. (MGN Online) Authorities are investigating a baby death in northern Missouri. Around 10 a.m. Monday, authorities received a 911 call from a residence in the 300 block of


Authorities searching for missing teen girl

Carey. The Monroe City Police Department is seeking help locating a missing teen girl. The police department stated Caitlyn Carey, 13 of Monroe City, was last seen around midnight Tuesday at her home. They stated when her parents went to bed she removed her ankle monitor device and left the residenc

WGEM.COM - 2018-03-21 23:57:00

Moberly man arrested after weekend fight

MOBERLY, Mo. - A 24-year-old Moberly man will soon be transported back to Missouri after police say he was involved in a violent incident early Saturday morning. Officers were called to the 600 block of Concannon St. for a reported fight at a nearby parking lot. Police arrived to find a victim with


Corizon Health Brings Veteran Dorm Program to Missouri

MOBERLY, Mo. - When an Iraq War veteran approached Functional Unit Manager Amanda Lake at Moberly Correctional Center (MCC) with tears filled in his eyes, Lake and her colleagues were originally hesitant to meet his request. The inmate had come to ask her if he could join the new 66-bed veterans dor

HCONEWS.COM - 2018-03-21 19:14:47

Three from Kirksville hurt in crash on Highway 6

Three Kirksville residents were hurt in a two-vehicle accident just west of Novinger Friday afternoon. 35-year old Alidor Masingo, 33-year old Tersor Mpeti, and 32-year old Prince Yawenda were taken to Northeast Regional Medical Center in Kirksville with moderate injuries. All were passengers in a s


Four injured after shot fired in local bar fight

Four people were injured in a bar fight early Sunday morning at F&J Sports Bar, 5515 Business 50, including one person who was flown to University Hospital in Columbia. When Cole County sheriff's deputies responded to the bar at about 2:21 a.m., several people were leaving the bar, but no victims we


Mexico man sentenced to life for sexual contact with child

MEXICO, Mo. - Jimmy Dale Burns, 44, of Mexico, was sentenced to life in prison plus seven years in Audrain County court Friday. Burns was found guilty in January on charges of attempted statutory sodomy and resisting arrest. Burns was convicted of having sexual contact with an 8-year-old girl last s


Sturgeon man involved in deadly December wreck charged

A Sturgeon man has been charged with involuntary manslaughter in the death of a Centralia resident in a head-on collision in December. A Sturgeon man who was involved in a head-on collision in December in which the driver of the other car died has been charged with DWI and Involuntary Manslaughter.


Several Questions Released Ahead of Macon City Council Forum

In an email sent out early this evening, Shellie Claiborne and Ben Nelson, co-moderators for the Macon City Council Candidates' Forum, released two (of multiple) questions to the candidates who will be running in the April election. Those released items are as follows... 1. There are those who want


Four arrested after Centralia police find methamphetamine in car, police say

CENTRALIA, Mo. - Centralia police said they arrested four people after they found methamphetamine and other illegal items in a car Friday morning. Police said they received reports of a suspicious vehicle with a few people inside on Highway 22 near a business early Friday. Before police arrived to t


Multiple agencies respond to "incident" on County Road JJ

MOBERLY, Mo. - Multiple agencies responded to an "incident" on County Road JJ in West Moberly on Thursday morning. A spokesperson with Troop B confirms they are assisting the Sheriff's Office with an incident on JJ. ABC 17 is hearing reports of a possible stand-off situation at The Tiny Treasures


Centralia man suspected of rape, sodomy

CENTRALIA, Mo. - Boone County sheriff's deputies arrested a Centralia man Wednesday after a 42-year-old woman reported he sexually assaulted her at his Westwind Drive home. Christopher Malloy, 40, is being held on suspicion of second degree rape and sodomy that allegedly occured just after 2:00 p.m.


South Carolina recording artist to perform in Shelbina

SHELBINA, Mo. -- James Scott Bullard, a South Carolina recording artist known for his "outlaw country" style of music, will make a tour stop Friday, March 23, in Shelbina. Bullard is scheduled to perform from 9 p.m. to midnight at the Loose Brick Bar, 111 W. Chestnut St. There is no cover charge. Bu


Former Shelbina City Marshal Resigned After Sexual Misconduct Complaint

The former Shelbina City Marshal resigned his position in 2013 subsequent to a complaint about sexual misconduct, which was brought to the attention of the Shelbina City Council. The Shelby County Herald obtained two public documents from the City of Shelbina concerning this matter. In a letter from


Two from Palmyra injured in crash north of Hannibal

HANNIBAL, Mo. -- Two Palmyra residents were taken to Hannibal Regional Hospital for treatment of moderate injuries suffered in a crash Wednesday near Hannibal. The Missouri State Highway Patrol said a 2015 Ford Escape driven by Laurie J. Hobbs, 53, was heading south on County Road 425 about 2 mile


Moberly police warn residents of IRS scam

MOBERLY, Mo. - Moberly police are warning residents of an IRS scam that is making its way around the community. Police said they have received reports from citizens about phone calls from people claiming to be with the IRS and demanding money. Officers said the IRS will never call and demand immed


Centralia man arrested on suspicion of rape and sodomy

CENTRALIA - Boone County sheriff's deputies arrested a Centralia man Wednesday on suspicion of rape and sodomy. Christopher F. Malloy, 40, is in Boone County Jail on $13,500 bond. The arrest comes after a 42-year-old woman reported he sexually assaulted her at his home on Westwind Drive. No informat