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Full Story - Head-on crash caused by drunk driver

Complete Story (Corrections made to our initial story released Monday night)
New Haven, Mo – Late Saturday evening at 8:58 p.m. emergency crews responded for a report of a head-on crash approximately four miles east of New Haven.

Man attempts suicide found still breathing - Died later Wednesday afternoon

New Haven, Mo
-The Franklin County Sherriff’s Department said the male subject who was found Wednesday morning after an apparent self inflicted gunshot wound died later that day at Mercy Hospital in Creve Coeur, Mo.

BREAKING NEWS: Driver walks away after demolishing a red Camaro

Photo by Kyle Quick

New Haven, Mo - New Haven/Berger Fire and EMS responded to the report of a avehicle accident rollover in the 5000 block of Stone Church Road at 1:45 p.m. approximately 10 miles south of New Haven.

Two out-of-town drivers moderately injured in accident near Beaufort

Yesterday evening, at approximately 5:40 p.m., two people were moderately injured in a two vehicle accident just east of Beaufort.

Man from Berger dies in boating accident

Washington, Mo - Sunday afternoon deputies with the Franklin County Sheriff’s Department responded to a private lake at Hillside Farm located near the 6000 block of Bluff Road, west of Washington for a boating accident.

Deputies were informed that the victim, identified as Lee Gildehaus, a white male, age 47 from Berger, Mo.  was riding on a jet ski on the lake described as 3 to 4 acres in size.

Vehicle flips and driver walks away uninjured

New Haven, Mo – Earlier this evening at 5:07 p.m. emergency crews from New Haven responded to the intersection of Highway C and Boeuf Lutheran Road for a report of a vehicle overturned.

Ultralight plane crashes on Old Highway 100 near Straatmann Furniture




UPDATE:  We just received a response from the FAA.  They stated because it was an "ultralight" type of plane, which is not considered an aircraft, the Missouri State Highway Patrol would be investigating the accident.

Villa Ridge, Mo - We have a confirmed report from Franklin County Sheriffs Deparment that an Ultralight Aircraft made a crash landing on Old Highway 100 near the entrance to Straatmann Furniture.

Vehicle rolls over landing upside down

New Haven, Mo – New Haven EMS and Fire responded to a motor vehicle accident at 9:07 p.m. this evening.  The accident occurred on Highway 185, approximately five miles from Highway 100.

Six fire departments respond for 2nd alarm house fire

Firefighters attempt to make entry through the basement door.
Photos by Kyle Quick

Gerald, Mo - The Gerald-Rosebud Fire Department responded at 12:57 p.m. this afternoon to the 5100 block of Highway ZZ for a first alarm house fire.  When crews arrived on scene there was heavy smoke coming from the backside of the house, particularly from the entrance door of the basement.

UPDATE 1: BREAKING NEWS: 2nd Alarm House Fire

Smoke from controlled burn in Washington County can be seen in Beaufort, New Haven

If you were in the area today, you could have noticed smoke or a haze that could be seen for miles.

Firefighters receive better training through donation

Local farmer directs $2,500 through America’s Farmers Grow Communities

Three departments and eight trucks tackle Oak Meadows blaze

Leslie, Mo – Fire crews all across Franklin County have been busy fighting brush fires today, which quickly begins to deplete resources when having multiple alarms at one time.  At the time of this alarm, there were three large active brush fires that both New Haven and Beaufort/Leslie had initially sent a truck to assist.

50 firefighters needed in Wednesday's fire - Long night for fire crews

BREAKING NEWS: News brief - First alarm house fire in Berger

10:15 p.m. - Three additional fire departments, Hermann, Washington and Beaufort/Leslie, were dispatched to assist New Haven.

KSDK-TV, Channel 5 News in St. Louis reporting today's river rescue in Hermann

Channel 5 News in St. Louis is now reporting on the successful rescue of Ricky Dixon.  To read the Channel 5 report on their website, click here.

UPDATED: HEROES! Hermann first responders save the life of a man fighting to stay alive in the Missouri River

Story and Photos
by Jeff Noedel

New Haven Berger Fire respond to a report of cornfield on fire -- False alarm


New Haven Berger Fire crews responded to a report of a cornfield on fire in the area of Bucklick School Road and highway KK, located southeast of New Haven.

When fire crews arrived on the scene they were unable to locate what had initially been reported.

Fire crews drove around the cornfield that had not yet been harvested, but were unable to locate anything.


New Haven/Berger Fire Department collecting for MDA today

The New/Haven Berger Fire Deprtment is out collecting for the Muscular Dystrophy Association today.  Help them fill the boot and support their efforts in fighting MDA.

Photo by Brad Maune

UPDATED: additional photos BREAKING NEWS: Second alarm fire in Washington on Weber Rd. You heard it first on QNHN!

Photo taken via Iphone by a bystander

Washington, MO
;  At approximately at 1:20 Washington Fire Department responded to a residence on Weber road for a structure fire.

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