Hermann woman sentenced to 7 years in prison for abusing twin toddlers
A Gasconade County woman pleads guilty to abusing two toddlers in her care. Jamie Wolf, of Hermann, was arrested in 2018 on five counts of child abuse. It was earlier this month when she pleaded guilty to two counts of child abuse and was sentenced to a total of seven years in prison.
Sullivan woman convicted of insurrection involvement now scheduled for fatal DWI trial
A jury trial is scheduled for a Franklin County woman involved in a fatal DWI crash. Emily Hernandez, of Sullivan, was scheduled Monday for a jury trial to begin February 26, 2025. She’s charged with driving while intoxicated resulting in the death of another and DWI resulting in serious injury.
Rolla man charged after threatening to shoot Phelps County Bank employees
ROLLA — Prosecutors in Phelps County filed charges against a Rolla man accused of threatening to shoot people in a bank on Tuesday. Court documents said Rolla police officers were called to the Phelps County Bank on N. Pine Street just before 11:30 am on February 20. Officers spoke...
Man and woman face drug charges after Miller County traffic stop
A man and a woman face drug charges after Miller County deputies find more than 150 grams of methamphetamine during a traffic stop. Michael Williams, 54, of Sullivan, and Rhonda Williams, 54, of Eldon, are both charged with one count of first-degree drug trafficking. They’re being held on $200,000 bond.
Letter to the Editor: Lakyn Rucker
The Hearts Around the World project was brought to my attention by an amazing friend of mine. I made the flyer and sent it out on Facebook. We ended up receiving cards from 48 states with Missouri being the most. Texas was the second runner-up. We even received postcards and letters from Italy, Canada, Bolivia, Australia, Ireland, Europe, and Puerto Rico!
Fire danger high as temperatures climb close to records
ST. LOUIS – Fire danger is high Monday due to low humidity, dry vegetation, and south winds. Burning is discouraged. The highest danger is across central Missouri, where a red flag warning has been issued. That warning includes Montgomery and Gasconade counties. Any fires that start could spread rapidly due to the conditions.
Rolla's Pizza Trio: 3 Pizzas That Will Change Your Life
In this article, we explore three standout pizzerias in Rolla. Have you had the chance to taste their offerings yet? We would love to hear your thoughts and experiences, so feel free to share them in the comment section below!
County businesses donate police shields
Two Franklin County businesses are providing police departments around Missouri with personal ballistic shields — and officials are now pushing to get similar shields into schools. Representatives from the Pacific Police Department and the Pacific Area Chamber of Commerce met Thursday morning to accept an equipment donation to the...
Tracking a warm afternoon before mid-week rain and snow chances
TODAY: Afternoon highs reach into the lower 80s as winds remain out of the southwest at 10-15 mph with gusts up to 27 mph possible. Skies remain mostly sunny this afternoon. TONIGHT: Temperatures stay warm, in the 50s overnight, with partly cloudy skies. Clouds will increase into the sunrise hour as moisture moves into the region at about 15 thousand feet. This brings a few light showers to our skies, but there will be plenty of dry air below this, so rain chances will be quite low, and it's very possible no meaningful rain falls.
Man Accused Of Swindling Ailing Mother Out Of Nearly $500,000
A Springfield man is accused of gaining control of his mother’s bank account and liquidating a certificate of deposit worth more than $482,000. Calvert L. Hutcheson, born 1952, was charged in Crawford County on Friday with the financial exploitation of an elderly or disabled person. The charge is classified as a class A felony.
Today the gas price is close to $2.89 in Cuba as of 2024-02-26. Find the available station near you.
Photo from Unsplash and unrelated to the city. For most people, it is a constant necessity of life to manage gas prices. The national average price for a gallon of regular-grade gas on Monday is $3.264, a week ago the price is $3.279 , according to AAA.
“Controlled burn turned ugly,” 3 firefighters injured; Red-Flag wind warning reminds no outside burning
WASHINGTON COUNTY, Mo. (KOAM) — A “controlled burn turned ugly” Thursday after burning the last few days east of Sullivan, Mo. The private controlled burn was left unattended and began threatening houses, barns and motorists. It’s reported a small cabin/shed in the woods was destroyed.
Owensville Police seek public’s help in finding missing pregnant woman
OWENSVILLE, Mo – The Owensville Police Department is asking for public’s assistance in locating Emmylou Hoffmann, a missing 26-year-old pregnant woman from Owensville, Missouri. Hoffmann was reported missing on February 18, 2024. Hoffmann is five months pregnant and was last seen wearing pink pajama pants, a green hooded...
Planned road work for end of February, start of March
Here is a list of general highway maintenance and construction work planned in mid-Missouri from Feb. 26, to March 3, according to the Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT). Boone County. Route KK – Culvert pipe replacements planned Feb. 26 - 29. One lane will remain open, and crews will flag...
Road Rage Incites Man To Allegedly Brandish Gun At Motorist
The Missouri State Highway Patrol on Feb. 22 arrested a Ballwin man who allegedly brandished a handgun at a motorist on Interstate 44 in Crawford County. Parrish S. Fastenau, 61, faces one count of unlawful use of a weapon — exhibiting. According to the probable cause statement, the highway...
Man seriously injured in Maries County motorcycle crash
MARIES COUNTY, Mo. (KMIZ) A 53-year-old Vienna man suffered serious injuries in a crash Wednesday in Maries County on Highway 63, about two miles south of Vienna, according to a Missouri State Highway Patrol crash report. The crash occurred as a 2019 Chevrolet Silverado – driven by James Pierce, 44, of Dixon – was heading The post Man seriously injured in Maries County motorcycle crash appeared first on ABC17NEWS.
Fundraiser helping Franklin County domestic violence survivor after being shot multiple times
ST. LOUIS COUNTY, Mo. — A cornhole tournament is taking place on Feb. 24 in Maplewood for a Franklin County domestic violence survivor. The tournament is a day to celebrate Christina Horsfall, a mom of three. She has an 11-year-old son, a 3-year-old boy and a 2-year-old daughter. One...
Hornets sting Bulldogs to close out regular season
SPRINGFIELD–Exactly one week ago, Rolla stunned Springfield Central in a double overtime thriller. Tonight, They played their last regular season game against Hillcrest in a Class 5 District 6 matchup. The Bulldogs have won the last six meetings with the Hornets. But tonight, Malachi Shull was a mission to halt that streak. His and-1 in […]
Rolla Feb 22 Weekly Crime Report
During the last week, Rolla witnessed a total of 13 reported crime cases. The data reveals that theft was the most frequent crime, counting for almost half of the total cases with 6 instances. Following theft, there were 4 arrests made, which makes up approximately 30% of the total crimes. Furthermore, the place experienced 2 assault cases and a single case of burglary. This distribution of crime types indicates a higher prevalence of theft, which may suggest a need for increased security measures against such incidents in Rolla. However, it is noteworthy that severe crimes such as assault and burglary were less frequent, contributing to only 23% of the total crimes last week.
Man Crashes Into Barrier During Early Morning Pursuit
A St. Louis man fleeing a traffic stop crashed into a concrete barrier early Thursday morning in Franklin County. Zachary R. Noll, 36, had moderate injuries. He was taken to Mercy Hospital in Washington for treatment. Noll was traveling eastbound on Interstate 44 in a 1999 Ford Explorer. He failed...