Attorney General Opens Criminal Investigation In Duck Boat Sinking

Missouri Attorney General, Josh Hawley, has opened a criminal investigation into the circumstances that led to a duck boat sinking in Branson, killing 17 people. The investigation is being conducted under the Missouri Merchandising Practices Act. Investigators are working to determine whether criminal charges are appropriate. The duck boat sank July 19 on Table Rock […]

Shelter Housing Rescued Animals Needs Donations

After the Fulton Police Department rescued 137 animals from a home, the shelter housing them is in need of donations. Officials say the animals need recycled paper or pine shavings for bedding, food for cockatiels, parakeets, guinea pigs, hamsters, chickens, and hay for lambs. Donations can be dropped off at the Grabb Animal Shelter at […]

MU Task Force Targets Hazing

A 40 person task force committed to evaluating greek life on the University of Missouri Campus issued a report today [Tuesday] targeting hazing. Some of the recommendations to improve the culture of hazing on campus include limiting initiation periods to six weeks, only allowing social events involving alcohol to Thursday through Sunday, not allowing pledges […]

Missing Child Believed To Be In Moniteau County

An exhaustive search by the Moniteau County Sheriff’s Office, Cole County Sheriff’s Office and the Missouri State Highway Patrol did not reveal the whereabouts of 4 year old Grayson Darnell, who was reported missing on Sunday from Warsaw. Grayson Darnell was taken by his non-custodial mother, Julie Darnell, from his grandparents home. The Buick Lucerne […]

Two Car Accident on West Liberty At Morris No Injuries

No injuries in a two car accident on West Liberty at Morris Street yesterday (Monday). According to Mexico Public Safety it happened just after 4:30 when 2 cars were traveling east bound on West Liberty approaching Morris. A vehicle driven by 39 year old Todd Deornellis of Centralia hit a car in front him driven […]

Mexico Public Safety Report for 7/31/18

Mexico Public Safety responded to the following calls yesterday (Monday): A sexual assault at 925 Garfield. A peace disturbance at 430 West Orange and 400 North Abat. A missing person at 606 Carson. A stealing or theft at 502 West Boulevard Apartment C.

Audrain County League of Women’s Voters Candidate Forum Tonight

The Audrain County League of Women’s Voters will be hosting a candidate forum tonight (Tuesday). The event takes place from 7-9 at the Mexico Area Chamber of Commerce located at 100 West Jackson Street. Questions will be asked of local candidates running for office and the public is welcome to attend.

Search For Four Year Old Missing Boy Continues in Moniteau County

A search for a missing four year old boy from Warsaw is continuing. Moniteau County Sheriff’s Department along with several law enforcement agencies searched an open field yesterday (Monday) for several hours but were unable to find anyone. An endangered person advisory was issued on Sunday for Grayson Darnell. Police believe that the child’s mother […]

Columbia Man Dies In Crash at Business Loop 70 and Parkade Boulevard

A fifty year old Columbia man has lost his life after a fatal crash in Columbia at Business Loop 70 and Parkade Boulevard yesterday (Monday) afternoon. According to Columbia Police it happened when a truck was going north on Madison near the Business Loop then turned on Parkade Boulevard and James E. Markey who was […]