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Man pleads guilty to sexual abuse, other cases near trial

Pettis County felony cases are nearing their resolution after a productive day of court hearings. Several defendants appeared before Judge Robert Koffman on Monday to advance their cases after months of hearings at the Pettis County Courthouse. A man charged in a child sexual abuse case has pleaded

SEDALIA DEMOCRAT - 2018-03-20 03:34:00

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

KTVO.COM - 2018-03-19 21:32:32

Sleight honored during reception at MPL

Guests gather at the Marshall Public Library Friday, March 16, where they enjoyed cake and punch at a reception honoring Director Wicky Sleight. Sleight has been a beneficial member of the library since 1989. Library Board of Trustees member Betty Stone spoke admiringly of Sleights contributions to

MARSHALL DEMOCRAT-NEWS - 2018-03-19 05:00:00

Police investigate possible bat attack on vehicles

Warrensburg Police Chief Rich Lockhart said officers are looking for leads after responding to multiple reports of property damage to vehicles that occurred late Friday night into early Saturday morning. He said officers responded to seven different incidents in the area of Broad Street, Vest Drive

DAILYSTARJOURNAL.COM - 2018-03-19 15:33:00

First severe thunderstorm warning of season issued

WARRENSBURG - The National Weather Service issued the first severe thunderstorm warning of the season late Friday afternoon for Warrensburg and southern Johnson County. The storm resulted in "pretty significant hail" in the Holden, Chilhowee and Leeton areas, Troy Armstrong, Johnson County Emergency

DAILYSTARJOURNAL.COM - 2018-03-19 18:00:00

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

ABC17NEWS.COM - 2018-03-19 11:28:49

New colt arrives at Clydesdale breeding ranch

BOONVILLE, MO - For the last 10 years, John Soto has been keeping an eye open for any newborns at this Clydesdale farm. "There is none of them that are exactly the same," says John Soto, Breeding Farm Supervisor Warm Springs Ranch. 'This is where they`re born. This is the starting place of the Budwe

KPLR11.COM - 2018-03-20 01:12:51

UPDATE: Traffic moving again on I-70 after crash on Missouri River bridge

ROCHEPORT - Traffic is moving again following Monday's crash on the I-70 bridge over the Missouri River near Rocheport. The crash happened after noon on Monday, and emergency crews from both Boone and Cooper County responded. There's no official word on how many vehicles were involved or whether the

KOMU - 2018-03-19 07:00:00

MFD responds to structure fire on Hwy YY

On Thursday, March 15, The Marshall Fire Department responded to a structure fire at 17229 Highway YY at approximately 3:12 p.m. According to MFD Battalion Chief Jesse Coslet, a controlled burn became out of control, setting fire to bushes on the south side of the house. Coslet said the fire was und


Dollar General planning east side store

After a long wait, Sedalia's east side could see a new business opening. Dollar General is seeking to establish another location at 4949 E. U.S. 50 next to Eagle Stop gas station. The Sedalia City Council will host a public hearing at 7 p.m. Monday about annexing the property into city limits. The c


Chillicothe police seek missing teen

Police in Chillicothe, Missouri are asking for the public's help in finding a 13-year-old boy who went missing Thursday. Authorites said Jayden Joseph Beltran was last seen at 3:05 p.m. on the 1500 block of Calhoun Street. Jayden has brown hair and brown eyes with a chipped front tooth. He is approx


Photos: Multiple cars involved in two East Broadway accidents

SedaliaPoliceDepartmentSgt.JoshuaHowell,right,makesacallwhileOfficerToddNappe,left,processesavehicleinvolvedinatwo-carcollisionatSouthGarfieldAvenueandEastBroadwayBoulevardonMondayafternoon.ThePettisCountyAmbulanceDistrictrespondstothesecondcarinthecollisionacrossthestreet. ThreecarssitatSouthEmmetA


Sedalia man pleads guilty to illegal firearm

A Sedalia man pleaded guilty in federal court Thursday to illegally possessing a firearm. According to information from Timothy A. Garrison, United States Attorney for the Western District of Missouri, Justin Lee Denny, 27, pleaded guilty to being a felon in possession of a firearm. By doing so, Den


MPL Board of Trustees recognizes Sleight for years of service

The Marshall Public Library Board of Trustees met Tuesday, March 13, where Director Wicky Sleight was recognized for her many years of service at the library. President Marsha Williams presented Sleight with a plaque on behalf of the board of trustees. This is Wickys last meeting, Williams said. I w


NW Missouri couple charged; struck child with axe

CAMDEN, Mo. (AP) - A northwest Missouri couple is charged with more than 50 felony counts of child abuse and neglect involving a 9-year-old girl. Barreto-photo Ray Co. Ray County authorities say the girl was abused for months, including allegedly being struck with an ax. The Kansas City Star reports


Attorney: Livingston County school principal "emphatically" not guilty in drug theft

LUDLOW, Mo. (AP) - An attorney for a northwest Missouri school principal says his client is "emphatically pleading not guilty" to charges that he stole prescription drugs. Christopher Scott Calhoun, principal at Southwest Livingston County R-1, is charged with two counts of felony stealing. The Livi


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


How to raise and train a candidate

It is a lot of fun to have this forum for communication. Last week, I went over the geography of the 51st District. This week I want to discuss what I have been up to. On Feb. 27, my friend and I drove to Jefferson City with the intention of me filing for the state representative position. We decid


McAlister charged with 2nd degree murder after Slater homicide

Charges have been filed in connection with the homicide that occurred in Slater on Friday, March 9, according to the Saline County Sheriffs Department. Adam E. McAlister, 30, of Marshall, has been charged with second-degree murder and armed criminal action, a press release stated. He is currently in


Students 'walkout' for school safety

WARRENSBURG - Warrensburg High School students walked out of their classes Wednesday morning to bring attention to improving school safety measures as part of National Walkout Day. About 100 students participated in the event that lasted 17 minutes in remembrance of the 17 individuals killed Feb. 14