County Health Rankings Released

The 2019 national County Health Rankings have been released measuring the current health of the county. The County Health Rankings provide an in-depth assessment of how health is influenced by where people live, learn, work and play. The report is ranked on 2 categories, health outcomes and health factors. In mid-Missouri, Boone County ranked 9th […]

Amber Alert Canceled St. Charles Children Found Safe

An Amber Alert is now canceled after 2 children taken from St. Charles were found safe in Illinois. Three year old Fernando Marez and one year old Alexia Marez were found safe in Fairmont City, Illinois. According to the highway patrol the kids were taken by their non-custodial father 24 year old Fernando Marez, who […]

Amber Alert Issued For Two Children Out Of St. Charles

The St. Charles Police Department issued an Amber Alert for an abduction incident that occurred around 10:30 this morning. [Friday] The missing children are 3 year old Fernando Marez, a hispanic male and one year old Alexia Marez, a hispanic female. Fernando has black hair and was last seen wearing a blue shirt and gray […]

Victims Of Moberly Carbon Monoxide Exposure Identified

A malfunctioning heating unit in an airplane hangar at Omar Bradley Airport in Moberly at around 11:30 yesterday morning [Tuesday] is the cause of 4 people being exposed to carbon monoxide. Moberly Police report they responded to a privately owned hangar and found 2 men unresponsive, and one became unresponsive after the arrival of emergency […]

Three Men Found Unresponsive In Airplane Hangar

Three men were found unresponsive in a hangar at Omar Bradley Airport in Moberly at around 11:30 this morning. [Tuesday] Moberly Police report emergency crews were dispatched to the hangar and found 2 unresponsive males. One was a 29 year old from St. Louis, and the other was a 27 year old from St. Charles. […]

One Injury In I-70 Crash

A St. Charles man was taken to University Hospital after a car accident in Montgomery County this morning. [Friday] The Highway Patrol reports 64 year old James Keys traveled off the left side of Interstate 70 and onto a rock bluff. The pickup truck then became airborne, hit the ground and overturned, blocking both lanes […]

Audrain Prosecutor Releases Statement On Comerzan Acquittal

Audrain County Prosecutor, Jacob Shellabarger, issued a statement following the conclusion of the Serghei Comerzan trial yesterday. [Friday] A St. Charles County jury found Comerzan not guilty of felony resisting arrest and involuntary manslaughter for the 2015 death of Missouri Trooper James Bava. Bava was killed in a car crash on highway FF after prosecutors […]

MSHP Comments On Comerzan Acquittal

Colonel Sandra Karsten, superintendent of the Missouri State Highway Patrol issued a statement following this morning’s acquittal of Serghei Comerzan who was charged with involuntary manslaughter and resisting a lawful stop by fleeing in relation to the death of Missouri State Trooper James Bava. [Friday] In the statement, Karsten said “this has been a very […]

Comerzan Trial In The Hands Of the Jury

Closing arguments have wrapped up and the jury has entered deliberations in the case of Serghei Comerzan. Comerzan is charged with 1st degree involuntary manslaughter and resisting a lawful stop by fleeing in relation to the death of Missouri State Trooper James Bava on Route FF in Audrain County in 2015. Assistant prosecutor Scott Fox […]

State Rests In Comerzan Trial

The prosecution rested their case in the retrial of Serghei Comerzan this afternoon. [Wednesday] Comerzan is charged with involuntary manslaughter and resisting arrest by fleeing after Missouri State Highway Patrolman James Bava was killed in a crash in Audrain County in August of 2015. Prosecutors allege Comerzan knew or reasonably should have known Trooper Bava […]