COOPER COUNTY, Mo. (THECOUNT) — Anthony Martin has been identified as the victim in a motorcycle crash in Cooper County, Missouri, Sunday.
‘Tony’ Martin, 52, was operating a Harley Davidson motorcycle, when for unknown reasons, exited the roadway and struck a guardrail.
Martin was thrown from the motorcycle during the wreck.
It happened shortly before 8 p.m. when Martin started to brake, ran off the road and hit the guardrail, according to a highway patrol crash report. Continue reading
COLUMBIA, MO. (THECOUNT) — David Auxier, of Columbia, Missouri, has been identified as the motorcyclist involved in a two-vehicle crash Thursday night around 9 p.m. on Paris Road in Columbia.
Auxier, 25, was operating a motorcycle at a high rate of speed when he tried to avoid a pickup truck and lost control. He made contact with the pickup and crashed, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol.
Auxier suffered massive injuries after being thrown from the bike in the collision.
He was transported to an area hospital and was later pronounced dead of blunt force trauma injuries consistent with the collision.
The driver of the pickup, Daysi Hawkins, 25, was not injured. Continue reading
DEXTER, MO. (THECOUNT) — Missouri man, Jimmy Casey, has been identified as the victim of a homicide in Dexter, Missouri.
Casey, 52, was found dead in Dexter, Missouri in what police are calling a suspicious death that occurred on S. Mulberry St, Dexter, MO.
According to the Dexter Police Department, the Stoddard County Major Case Squad identified the man as Jimmy Lynn Casey, 52, of Dexter. The squad is calling this a suspicious death that happened n Mulberry St. Continue reading
A 10-year-old child has died this morning after being struck by a school bus in Poplar Bluff, Missouri.
According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, the boy, who is a student at the school, tripped and fell in front of the bus just after 7:09 this morning on Crestwood Drive, Poplar Bluff, Missouri.
MSHP said the boy had missed the bus and was running to catch up when he tripped and ended up under the wheels. He said there were other students on the bus at the time. Continue reading
St. Louis County Police are seeking St. Louis County Justice Center inmate, Bruce Brutsman, who escaped after being transported to an area hospital after claiming he had swallowed a battery Saturday.
Brutsman, 36, was removed from the Justice Center to a hospital for treatment after allegedly swallowing a battery. While under emergency room care, he escaped on foot from the County Correctional Officer monitoring him.
Investigators believe Brutsman stole vehicle from the 5800 block of Hampton Avenue after escaping. Be on the lookout for a white, four door, 1997 Toyota Tercel with Missouri plates SK8R4K. Continue reading
Kansas cops are responding to reports of an active shooter at 7th Heaven music store located at 7621 Troost Avenue.
According to police, “shots fired” have been reported inside the business. No reports of injuries have yet been released.
From business website: For over 40 years, 7th Heaven has been Kansas City’s largest premier smoke shop, offering a vast array of tobacco smoking accessories from glass handpipes and waterpipes, to the newest cutting-edge vaporizers and oil rigs. Continue reading
Caleb Schwab, the 10-year-old boy who died on the Verrückt water slide at Schlitterbahn in Kansas City on Sunday, was grouped with two adult women. Caleb died after being decapitated towards the end of the ride.
Caleb, the son of Michele and Scott Schwab, a Kansas representative, was enjoying the park with his family after attending church services.
Caleb was grouped with two adult women on the Verrückt water slide around 2:30 p.m. One of the women suffered a broken jaw, and the other a broken bone in her face and had to have stitches in her eye, according to WDAF. Continue reading
“Super size me” is SO 2015.. A newly opened McDonald’s in Missouri offering the ultimate in mass quantities of junk food, all-you-can-eat FRIES!
In what’s being called a “McDonald’s of the Future,” the fast food eatery offers self-serve kiosks, table service, couches and armchairs and yes you heard right, unlimited french fries.
Before you rush to your local McDonald’s to get your fill of fries, the Missouri location is, for the moment, the only franchise offering the endless bucket of Fries.
The man who killed three police officers, Gavin Eugene Long, was a former Nation of Islam according to videos on his Youtube channel.
Long, 29, ambushed Baton Rouge police officers who were responding to a call for help Sunday morning.
Videos on Long’s account show that he was a former Nation of Islam member. He also railed against “crackers” and made references to Alton Sterling, the black man killed by police in Baton Rouge on July 5. Continue reading
A train pulling cars full of oil has derailed near Oregon’s scenic Columbia River Gorge. The derailment has sparked a huge blaze that is emitting plumes of thick, black smoke.
The accident occurred near Mosier, Oregon, just after the 12pm Friday.
Ken Armstrong, spokesman for the Oregon Department of Forestry, says the incident involves eight cars filled with oil and one is burning. Continue reading