A Bolivar man faces multiple felony charges after allegedly kidnapping a woman at gunpoint and trying to drown her in a puddle.
A former Bolivar High School teacher and Bolivar resident accused of utilizing poetry and a popular video-sharing app in an attempt to have sex with a student will serve probation, following her sentencing last week in Polk County Circuit Court.
A man from Bolivar is facing felony assault and endangering the welfare of a child charges after allegedly hitting a victim and threatening children with a knife.
A Polk County man faces a felony first-degree murder charge following the stabbing death of 57-year-old Tina May of Humansville — an act the suspect reportedly described to law enforcement as murder “in cold blood.”
JEFFERSON CITY – The owners of the now-closed Circle of Hope Girls Ranch have been charged with over 100 counts of abuse and neglect from the allegations of 16 women.
Two years and seven months after Brandon Scott Searl — a Colorado Springs, Colorado, resident with purported ties to the international MS-13 gang — robbed a Bolivar gas station at gunpoint, he is on his way back to his home state after being sentenced to probation in Polk County Circuit Court.
Just two weeks into its COVID-19 vaccination process, Citizens Memorial Hospital is warning local residents about a scam circulating in the community.
A father charged with the murder of his 12-year-old son this summer has been committed to the Department of Mental Health following a mental evaluation.