Oct 29, 2013
Ex-doctor from Bolivar 'no better than a drug dealer on the street corner,' U.S. attorney says
A former Bolivar doctor has been sentenced to prison for illegally distributing drugs, like Valium and Oxycodone, to people with no documented health needs requiring such strong medications.
Pleasant Hope man charged in crash
The man at the wheel of a car that went off the road in Polk County on Tuesday, killing a Springfield woman, has been been charged with involuntary manslaughter.
Springfield woman, 20, killed in one-vehicle, Polk County crash
A Springfield woman is dead after an early-morning crash in Polk County. According to a crash report from the Missouri Highway Patrol, Christina M. Ritchie, 20, was a passenger in a 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix in the Pleasant Hope area.
Doctor pleads guilty in drug case
For nearly two years, Nolan Denny Crisp prescribed controlled substances, like Valium and Oxycodone, to people with no documented health needs requiring such strong medications.