Author: Bill

Two weekend crashes on Hwy 64 injure seven

LACLEDE COUNTY, Missouri- Two separate crashes over the weekend have injured seven people according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol. Both occurred near the golf course. A crash Saturday involving two cars injured three individuals. Margaret Lemery, 60, of Lebanon suffered moderate injuries and her passenger, Jimmie Hash, 17, incurred minor injuries. Both were taken to Lake Regional. Elizabeth Morgan, 31, of Marshfield, was treated for minor injuries at Mercy Hospital in Springfield. The Missouri State Highway Patrol says the crash happened when Morhan tried to make a left turn into the golf course and did not yield to...

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Man charged in Crocker murder

CROCKER, Missouri- The Pulaski County Prosecutors Office says that Shawn Bommarito,37, was charged yesterday with Murder in the First Degree and Armed Criminal action related to the death of William Fancher of Crocker on late Friday night or early Saturday morning. Mr. Fancher was found dead in his home by Crocker Police with his throat slit and stabbed on Saturday morning. Mr. Bommarito is being held in the Pulaski County Jail in lieu of a $1 million bond. The case is still under investigation by the Crocker Police Department and the Division of Drug and Crime Control of the...

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“Alee is looking better every day”

UPDATE: “At the hospital now. I just met with the PA. Alee is on for surgery tomorrow unless she takes a step backwards. They got her on the regular ventilator and she is doing pretty well on it. She is still trying to breathe over it, but I’m told that is normal. Thankfully, she’s not overworking it. Her temperature is still a little high, but not too bad. She is still off the paralytic and doing well without it. They have lowered her sedation a little more, but not much. They no longer have the sedation monitor on her....

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Lebanon teacher accused of sexual contact with a student to be arraigned Monday

LEBANON, Missouri- Elizabeth Morgann (King), 30, will face felony arraignment on Monday, June 18th according to court records. The arraignment will take place at the Laclede County courthouse. Lebanon police say that on January 5, they became aware of an investigation pertaining to sexual contact with a teacher and a male high school student. After reviewing electronic evidence and speaking with the student, police pursued charges against Morgan. She has been charged with Sexual Contact with a Student { Felony E RSMo: 566.086 } Under the last name King, she spent four years teaching drama at the Jr. High...

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Second Wyandotte County deputy dies from shooting

“Despite being mortally wounded, one of the deputies was able to return fire and wounded the subject.” UPDATE: Deputy Sheriff Theresa King has died following an inmate shooting near the courthouse. She and Deputy Sheriff Patrick Rohrer were shot as they transported a prisoner to the Wyandotte County Correction and Court Services Building, at 800 7th Street, at approximately 11:15 am. Rohrer died Friday. The Officer Down Memorial Page says they were unloading the prisoner from the transport van in the facility’s exterior sally port when the inmate attacked them. He was able to disarm one of the deputies...

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