21, Oct 2014 - Jefferson, MO Joplin To Get 155 New Trees For Tornado Recovery
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) - Inmates at a Missouri prison have been taking care of 155 new trees that will be donated to Joplin to replace trees lost in the May 2011 tornado. The Missouri Department of Corrections on Monday announced that oaks, tulip poplars and other trees will be donated to help Joplin recover from the tornado, which destroyed more than 15,000 trees. The EF-5 tornado killed 161 ...
19, Oct 2014 - Carrollton, MO Man tried on charges of setting wife on fire
CARROLLTON, Mo. (AP) _ A central Missouri man has gone on trial for a second time on charges of setting fire to his wife and their house. Willard Hunt, of Higbee, is charged with arson, domestic assault and armed criminal action in the July 2013 fire that left his wife with severe burns and destroyed […]
10, Oct 2014 - Cameron, MO Inmate From Springfield Convicted Of Killing Grandmother Dies In Prison
CAMERON, Mo. (AP) - A southwest Missouri man convicted of killing his grandmother has died in prison. The state Corrections Department says 31-year-old Troy Ford, of Springfield, was pronounced dead just before noon Friday at a northwest Missouri hospital. The agency says an autopsy will be performed. Ford was serving a life sentence at Crossroads Correctional Center for second-degree murder and ...
02, Apr 2014 - Records: Man who shot sailor was convicted felon - Quincy Herald-Whig | Illinois & Missouri News, S
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) - The Virginia truck driver who killed a sailor aboard a Naval destroyer served prison time for manslaughter and drugs, but it was still unclear what led him onto the base earlier this week.