Special prosecutor assigned to case of deputy shooting Sedalia woman

SEDALIA, Mo. — A special prosecutor has been assigned to the case of a Pettis County deputy shooting and killing a Sedalia woman. Hannah Fizer was shot during a traffic stop June 13. The Missouri State Highway Patrol handled the investigation. The agency initially said the 25-year-old woman refused to identify herself, was armed and […]

Community protests after Sedalia woman’s death as sheriff urges for peace, patience

SEDALIA, Mo. — Protesters at the Sedalia courthouse called for accountability Thursday as the Pettis County sheriff shared his concerns about threats reportedly made toward his agency.  The community is demanding answers for the family of Hannah Fizer.  “She was such a friendly girl and not violent, had respect for authority,” protester Jackie Delinger said.  […]

Missouri State Highway Patrol ready for expanded role investigating police shootings

LEE’S SUMMIT, Mo. — On Saturday, the Missouri State Highway Patrol took over a pair of investigations where a police officer or deputy killed a person. The first involved the stop of an armed carjacking suspect at 23rd and Topping in Kansas City. Some of the same investigators from MSHP’s Division of Drug and Crime […]