Two Arrested For Drugs, Child Endangerment

Two people were arrested in the 12 thousand block of Bethlehem Road in Boone County yesterday afternoon [Friday] after deputies conducted a welfare check for several small children. According to the Boone County Sheriff’s Office, law enforcement was dispatched at 3:45 to the home and made contact with 30 year old Johnna Vargas and 32 […]

Man Appeals Sentence In Bus Crash That Killed Harrisburg Teacher and Coach

The man who crashed into a Harrisburg school bus and killed a teacher is now appealing his prison sentence according to court records. 27 year old Brandon Brill pleaded guilty in July to involuntary manslaughter and assault in a bus crash that killed Harrisburg school teacher and coach Brian Simpson. He was sentenced in September […]

Brill Appeals For Shorter Sentence

A man sentenced to 22 years in prison for causing a crash that killed Harrisburg teacher and coach Brian Simpson and injured 5 students has filed an appeal. Brandon Brill pleaded guilty to involuntary manslaughter and assault in September. In the appeal, Brill said the crash was an accident and his sentence is too long. […]

Endangered Person Advisory Canceled For Missing Harrisburg Children

An endangered person advisory is now canceled for the missing children out of Harrisburg. According to authorities 2 year old Isabella Mordica and nine month old Wyatt Mordica were taken by their father 24 year old Cody Mordica last (Wednesday) night after he had an altercation with their mother in Harrisburg. Police arrested the father […]

Endangered Person Advisory Issued For Two Children

An endangered person advisory has been issued out of Howard County for two children. The Missouri State Highway Patrol reports 2 year old Isabella Mordica and 9 month old Wyatt Mordica are believed to be with 24 year old Cody Mordica. Isabella is described as a black female, 3 feet tall with a light complexion. […]

Thyroid Medicine Recall

Westminster Pharmaceuticals has issued a voluntary recall for two thyroid medications. Levothyroxine and Liothyronine were recalled after it was discovered they were manufactured using ingredients found to be deficient with Current Good Manufacturing Practices. The tablets that are being recalled at the 15, 30, 60, 90 and 120 milligram doses. Consumers who have these thyroid […]

Missing Teen Found

The Boone County Sheriff’s Office reports missing Harrisburg teen, Tristan Samuels, was located this afternoon. [Thursday] Samuels was located safely in Columbia after being missing since earlier this week.

Man Pleads Guilty For Fatal Bus Crash

A Boone County man entered a guilty plea in relation to a 2017 bus crash that killed Harrisburg School Teacher, Brian Simpson. Brandon Brill waived formal arraignment, and entered a guilty plea to the lesser charges of involuntary manslaughter and assault. He was originally charged with second degree murder. The accident happened when Brill crossed […]