As the intersection of Illinois Street and US-63 in Kirksville gains a reputation as the most dangerous intersection in town, officials are working to determine what is happening and find the best way to respond. […]
A sexual assault allegedly took place April 10 between a female Truman State student and a male acquaintance, says Sara Holzmeier, Truman’s Department of Public Safety Director. The Kirksville Police Department took control of the […]
Truman State officials granted an appeal and currently are reviewing a remanded Title IX offense case involving four Truman students. Senior Duncan Holahan reportedly was harassed and threatened with assault by senior Connor Brown, junior […]
The Kirksville Police Department currently is seeking approval from the Kirksville City Council for body-worn cameras to be part of the 2016 budget. The City Council is in the process of completing the 2016 budget, […]
[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]A traffic accident occurred around 2:30 p.m. today outside Barnett Hall on Truman’s campus. The victim was an older male, not a Truman State student. He is in serious condition with moderate to severe injuries […]
The Kirksville Regional Computer Crimes Unit resumed operation during February after one month spent offline. KPD Detective Steve Feeney was reinstated as KRCCU investigator Feb. 17 and immediately returned to work in the computer crimes […]
During the year since the Kirksville City Council passed an ordinance banning the sale of over-the-counter drugs containing pseudoephedrine, the number of reported methamphetamine incidents in Adair County has decreased. Pseudoephedrine is one of the […]
The Kirksville Regional Computer Crimes Unit will discontinue operation Monday because of a lack of state funding. The KRCCU is comprised of a full-time investigator, Detective Steve Feeney, a part-time officer and a special computer […]
A Kirksville resident has been charged with first degree murder and armed criminal action following a stabbing incident Nov. 27. The Kirksville Police Department, Kirksville Fire Department and Adair County Ambulance District responded to a […]
Freshman Connor Cunningham of Edwardsville, Illinois, died last weekend from injuries sustained during a car accident. At about 8:30 p.m. Oct. 18, Cunningham was walking near Jefferson and Fible Streets when he was hit by […]
Four weeks since Michael Brown’s murder in Ferguson, Missouri, tensions finally are falling to a simmer. What started as the shooting of an 18-year-old black male resulted in weeks of peaceful and sometimes violent protests, which the police and eventually the National Guard dealt with. The protests were managed with questionable, militaristic methods, such as curfews, tear gas, long-range acoustic devices and the display of the vast collection of military equipment in the police’s possession.
However, Ferguson police have adopted a new policy that could ease tension significantly between the police and inhabitants of Ferguson. About a week ago, the police started deploying officers wearing body cameras because of a donation from security companies Safety Visions and Digital Ally, according to a Sept. 1 2014 USA Today article. Having no dash cameras in their cruisers, Ferguson police department now will equip all officers with body cameras to record interactions with civilians. […]
More than 10 days after the Joker-mask heist at the North Branch Bank of Kirksville, the Kirksville Police Department might be on the verge of finding answers.
According to the original press release from the City of Kirksville, the suspect entered the North Branch Bank of Kirksville wearing a Halloween-style Joker mask and demanded money after showing a small silver handgun. The suspect allegedly escaped on foot into a nearby wooded area. […]