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Sheriff says Lebanon women busted for over 100 grams of meth

LEBANON, Missouri- The Laclede County Sheriff’s Office says they have submitted Probable Cause Statements against two Lebanon women for their alleged possession of over 100 grams of methamphetamine. The drugs were seized after a Laclede County Deputy made a traffic stop in the area of Missouri Highway OO and Eisenhower Road at 2:20 a.m. this morning. The truck was stopped reference a defective passenger side tail lamp, the agency said in a release. The driver Evelyn Jo Dame, 43, and a passenger Cheryl R. Mosier, 49, were arrested at scene. Dame is currently on federal probation for distribution of...

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Washington restricts firearm use for wildfire prevention

OLYMPIA, Washington – The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) will add a temporary statewide restriction on firearm use beginning Saturday, Aug. 4, to fire-prevention rules already in place on WDFW-managed lands. “Weeks of dry weather have raised the threat of wildfire on both sides of the Cascades, and it’s critical for all of us to avoid doing anything that could damage or destroy fish and wildlife habitat,” said Cynthia Wilkerson, manager of the department’s Lands Division. The department’s action follows Gov. Jay Inslee’s proclamation earlier this week of a state of emergency for wildfire threats across the...

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Ceremony for received GI remains to be held at Pearl Harbor

PEARL HARBOR, Hawaii- The Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency (DPAA) says they will hold an Honorable Carry Ceremony at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, 2 p.m. HST, Wednesday, August 1. North Korean officials have transferred to the United States what are believed to be remains of U.S. service members collected in the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea. The Honorable Carry Ceremony of 55 flag-draped transfer cases (contain) the believed-to-be remains of service members lost during the Korean War… Vice President Mike Pence, and Commander of U.S. Indo-Pacific Command Admiral Phil Davidson, will deliver remarks during the ceremony. …Open to limited pre-credentialed...

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38 year-old Lebanon woman killed in Hwy 64 crash following ejection from Jeep

LACLEDE COUNTY, Missouri- According to a report by the Missouri State Highway Patrol a 38 year-old woman from Lebanon was fatally injured in a Hwy 64 crash Tuesday afternoon. The victim has been identified as Jessica Hobbs. She was initially taken to Shadel’s Colonial Chapel according to the MSHP report, but funeral home records indicate Holman Howe is now handling arrangements. Troopers say eastbound Hobbs was ejected after he vehicle overturned. She had overcorrected after leaving the roadway. She was pronounced deceased at the scene by the deputy coroner. She was not wearing a seatbelt. Her Facebook page indicated...

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Hatchet wielding intruder shot by armed resident during scuffle

BAGNELL, Missouri- On the evening of 07/23/2018, Miller County Sheriff’s deputies responded to 116 Old Bagnell Road for a 911 call referencing a shooting that had occurred. Upon arrival deputies found a victim with a single non-life threatening gunshot wound to the arm and was immediately transported to a local hospital after receiving care at the scene. During the course of the investigation, investigators learned that the gunshot victim went to the residence and entered unlawfully into the home with a hatchet and made threats towards the homeowner. Deputies believe a physical confrontation between the two parties occurred and...

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