Franklin County Prosecutor Bob Parks expressed frustration after a woman who authorities say was assaulted, sodomized and held against her will has filed a motion to suppress her testimony.
The Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT) will host an open house-style public meeting Wednesday, July 19, from 4 to 6 p.m. at the Franklin County Government Building to discuss design-build safety improvements.
The Missouri Department of Transportation will be working on several projects in Franklin County next week causing lane closures on Interstate 44, Highway 100 and Highway BB.
Flooding halted construction on the Bend Road bridge project outside Pacific in May, but contractors plan to go back into full swing in the fall.
Franklin County has been ranked the 11th most dangerous county in the state when it comes to accidents involving commercial vehicles.
According to a new report from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), Franklin County ranks among the highest in the nation for opioids prescribed by physicians.
The committee tasked with renovating or replacing the Franklin County Jail held a marathon session Friday, July 14, reviewing proposals from three architectural firms.
The highest paid superintendent in Franklin County this past school year was Meramec Valley R-III School District Interim Superintendent Dr. Ed Hillhouse, according to a report on salaries in school districts throughout the state of Missouri.
Two Franklin County Highway Department employees suffered injuries to their lower extremities Tuesday morning when a trench they were working in partially collapsed, burying them waist deep in rock.
A new statewide Blue Alert system is designed to more quickly identify and lead to the capture of suspects who kill or wound law enforcement officers.
The family of Bourbon virus victim Tamela Wilson would like to see the testing process for the tick-borne virus go much quicker.
Two Franklin County Highway Department employees suffered injuries to their lower extremities when a trench they were working in partially collapsed burying them waist deep in rock around 11 a.m. Tuesday morning.
Presiding Circuit Judge Gael D. Wood said he has witnessed the growing heroin epidemic play out in his courtroom every week.
Roundabouts have been a point of contention for many in the area, but state engineers have continued to push for more of these intersections due to their safety.
The daughter of Tamela Wilson, 58, Sullivan, has confirmed her mother died from complications relating to the Bourbon virus contracted by a tick bite.
With the annual Franklin County tax sale approaching next month, literally hundreds of county owned properties are up for grabs, some for just a few hundred dollars.
Dedicated Scouting volunteer Betty Hrdlicka of Washington was honored by the Greater St. Louis Area Council, Boy Scouts of America with the Silver Beaver Award during the council’s annual dinner on June 7 in Collinsville, Ill.
The Franklin County Commission are expected to vote next week to go with a new self-funded insurance plan for county employees and their families.
State Rep. Justin Alferman, R-Hermann, says the recent buzz about former Missouri Secretary of State Jason Kander on a national level is undeserved.
More than $9.6 million has been paid to Missouri residents affected by spring flooding in federal assistance from the Federal Emergency Management Agency out of 3,363 claims filed statewide.
It was an emotional Tuesday for deputies and family of former Second District Commissioner and Sheriff’s Lt. Mike Schatz as an award was named in his honor.
Beginning July 1, all patrons at the Franklin County Government Center will be required to use the front doors only.
There are 16 locations within Franklin County slated for safety improvements through a state design-build project that is modeled to expedite the time line for upgrades, as well as cut costs.
The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) are testing ticks collected at Meramec State Park for the Bourbon virus.
Chairman Joe Maniaci says the upcoming Washington Town and Country Fair will again offer five days of fun — concerts, rides, exhibits and other shows — all for just one ticket price.
A month after awarding a conditional use permit for an eclipse viewing party, the Franklin County Planning and Zoning commission has some concerns about the event.
Just two months after the floodwaters receded, some Franklin County families have already received monetary assistance from the federal government to help rebuild their lives.
Work is progressing “very well” on the Highway 47 bridge over the Missouri River at Washington, but more time than originally planned may be needed to complete the $63 million project.