Franklin County deputies, including members of the county’s SWAT team, searched for three hours Tuesday afternoon but did not locate a man who ran into a wooded area following a domestic disturbance.

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A Franklin County man who raced through a MoDOT work zone on an ATV and barely missed hitting a highway worker, was on probation in  prior criminal cases, authorities said. 

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A high-ranking Franklin County Highway Department employee is under investigation for allegedly using county funds to purchase thousand of dollars worth of items for his own use, The Missourian has learned.

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A former Warren County deputy who shot up his patrol car and lied about the incident will serve 60 days’ “shock time” in jail and be on supervised probation for five years under a plea agreement reached in the 2015 felony case. 

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A man who pleaded guilty to killing two people, including his former girlfriend, is awaiting sentencing on second-degree murder charges.

A Washington man who has a misdemeanor domestic assault charge pending in a 2015 incident was charged this week in a two-count felony complaint.

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A Gasconade County man faces felony and misdemeanor charges in connection with a traffic crash that resulted in the death of a Missouri Department of Transportation worker.

A statewide campaign by city, county and state law enforcement agencies to crackdown on impaired drivers is under way and will continue through the upcoming Labor Day holiday weekend.

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One of three Washington teens charged with trashing St. Francis Borgia Grade School last year is accused of stealing a wallet Wednesday from a patron at the Washington Public Library. 

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A Washington area man who has been called a “person of interest” in a suspicious fire earlier this week is being held in the Franklin County Jail on felony stalking charges.

Washington police responded Wednesday morning to investigate an overnight burglary at the Dairy Delight restaurant at Jefferson and Eighth streets. The burglary was reported shortly before 7:30 a.m. According to an initial report, someone broke out a circular window on the west side to gain …

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A man who has confessed to stealing jewelry and other items Sunday afternoon from a home south of Washington was on probation in prior felony cases when the crime was committed.

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