Escaped Pettis County Inmate Captured

The escaped Pettis County inmate Travis Davis is now in police custody. According to Sedalia Police Davis was arrested and returned to the Pettis County Jail this (Tuesday) morning. He escaped from the jail on March 9th and reportedly fled to Oklahoma where he stole and wrecked a police car, then returned to Missouri in […]

Wanted Man In Moberly Barricades Himself Inside of Residence

A wanted man is now in the Randolph County Jail after attempting to barricade himself inside a housing complex in Moberly last (Monday) night. Moberly Officers say they received information that 51 year old Chris J. Smith was in the Allendale Manor Complex last (Monday) night. Smith had several Randolph County Warrants for his arrest […]

Teen Identified In Fatal Maries County House Fire

The Maries County Sheriff’s Office is identifying the teen who lost her life in a Sunday morning house fire outside of Vichy. Sheriff Chris Heitman said 13 year old Ashlyn Ellis died in the fire. According to the sheriff Ashlynn had been handicapped. An autopsy is scheduled today (Tuesday) at the Boone County Medical Examiner’s […]

Hallsville School Threat Investigated

Parents in the Hallsville School District are now learning about a possible threat  investigated last week. Hallsville Superintendent John Downs sent a letter to parents yesterday (Monday) saying that a middle school student made threats toward other students. After investigating, administrators determined there was no credible threat according to Downs.

Wellsville Man Injured After Jumping Out of Moving Vehicle

A Wellsville man has moderate injuries after jumping from a moving car in Pike County last (Monday) night. According to the Missouri Highway Patrol it happened on Highway H and Highway W around 6:35. A vehicle had lost it brakes and the passenger 51 year old Nathaniel R. Kinder jumped from the moving vehicle. Kinder […]

Jefferson City Priest Placed On Leave

A priest at the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Jefferson City has been placed on administrative leave after allegations of boundary violations with a minor. Father Geoffery Brooke is not allowed to function publicly as a priest while on leave. The church has made therapeutic services available to church families and Brooke. Father Joshua Duncan […]

Callaway County Man Sentenced To 90 Years For Sex Crimes

A Callaway County man was sentenced to 90 years in prison for 14 felony offenses related to sex crimes against children today. [Monday] Fifty five year old William Chamness was found guilty in a two-day trial in January. The crimes were against two victims occurring between 2011 and 2016. Criminal charges were filed when one […]

Escaped Inmate Thought To Have Returned To Pettis County

The Pettis County Sheriff’s Office reports an escaped inmate has returned to the county. In a statement, deputies were notified of a suspicious pickup near Clifton City last night. [Sunday] It was determined the truck had been stolen from Heavener, Oklahoma, the last known location of 30 year old Travis Davis on March 15. Davis […]

Two Trials Postponed In DeBrodie Death

The trials for two people charged in the death of 31 year old Carl DeBrodie in Fulton were postponed in a pretrial hearing at the Callaway County Courthouse today. [Monday] The trial for Sherry Paulo, who managed the facility where DeBrodie lived at the time of his death, is charged with several crimes including involuntary […]

MoDOT Works To Fix Potholes

The Missouri Department of Transportation reports they are on track to repair more potholes on Missouri roadways in 2019 than last year. MoDOT’s focus on repairing potholes have led to the creation of around 300 patching crews statewide. The crews have filled approximately 400 thousand potholes to date.  Last year, MoDOT repaired 619 thousand total. […]