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Injury accident reported | Two hurt in two-vehicle collision
Police officers and Kansas Highway Patrol authorities examine the scene of an accident on Wednesday morning at South Seventh and Spring.Jonathan McCrerey, at the wheel of this Dodge sedan, has been cited for failure to heed a stop sign. First responders transported two of his passengers to a local h
Kobach vows to cut welfare, spending in Atchison
ATCHISON, Kansas — The Republican contender to be the next Governor of Kansas said on Wednesday during an Atchison, Kansas, campaign stop he is dialing in on public spending and the welfare state.
Parolee dies in auto accident
Sheriff Jack Laurie said Nickolas G. Cosgrove, 38, crossed the center line while heading north in an as-yet unspecified vehicle on the highway in the area of 258th Road. Cosgrove, facing north in the southbound lane, crashed into a white SUV driven by Rebecca Cothern, 62, of Leavenworth, as she head
Old YMCA lofts project advances
The state governments Moderate Income Housing Program, which is allocated $2 million annually to support the expansion of housing for young professionals and families throughout Kansas, has awarded $400,000 to a league of investors represented by Justin Pregont.
Kansas City doctor gets prison time for $1.5M drug fraud
Verstraete's attorney, Christopher Angles, asked that Verstraete get only probation and home confinement, citing his history of compassionate patient care and charity work.
One dead in crash involving tractor-trailer on I-435, police say
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — One person died in a crash involving a tractor-trailer on Interstate 435 Thursday, Kansas City police said.
Tree service worker dies after 60-foot fall, says KCK police
An employee of a tree service company died after falling from a tree Friday afternoon, according to Kansas City, Kan., police.
Man hurt in Atchison truck fire
The charred rim and siding of a Ford F-150 pickup truck, as seen Monday afternoon in Atchison, Kansas, after the flattened tire caught fire.
One person arrested after allegedly pointing a gun at trucker on I-29 in Platte County
KANSAS CITY, Mo. —One person was arrested Wednesday afternoon after allegedly pointing a gun at a tractor-trailer driver on I-29 in Platte County, Missouri.No shots were fired and no one was injured in the incident.The suspect's name has not been released.The incident occurred on the interstate near
One dead after wheelchair falls into Brush Creek, police say
KANSAS CITY, Mo.— One person died Wednesday after their motorized wheelchair went into Brush Creek, Kansas City police said.The accident happened shortly before 3 p.m. at Cleaver II and Benton boulevards. A person in a wheelchair was reported to be in the creek "in several feet of water," police spo
Driver arrested for DWI in crash that causes serious injuries
A 22-year-old Maryville, Missouri, man suffered serious injuries Wednesday night in a head-on crash involving a vehicle traveling more than 100 mph in the wrong direction on Interstate 29 in Andrew County.
2 workers acquitted of lying in water park death probe - 680 NEWS
Hughes and Zalsman, both maintenance workers, were the first employees to stand trial in the case. Others have also been charged, including one of Schlitterbahn’s owners and the designer of the slide, who have both pleaded not guilty to second-degree murder.
1 injured in pickup vs. semi accident along I-29
A Kansas man was injured in a two-vehicle accident along Interstate 29 in Holt County late Tuesday night.According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, 35-year-old Abraham Friessen of Ulysses, Kansas was headed south on I-29 at mile marker 84 -- in the city limits of Mound City -- around 11 p.m.
St. Joseph man behind bars after crash in Andrew County injures two, one critically - KMZU
ANDREW COUNTY, Mo. — Two men were injured, one of them seriously, after their Jeep Patriot was hit head on by a wrong way vehicle in Andrew County Wednesday evening.
Jackson County Sheriff's Office identifies man killed in roofing accident
HOLTON, Kan. (KSNT) - One man is dead, another seriously injured in what was described as a gruesome construction accident at a house in south Holton.
Illegal dumping caught on camera in Kansas City Northland
Kansas City, MO - Another illegal dumper has been caught on camera, this time in Kansas City's Northland.
Kansas City Zoo elephant first to be diagnosed with disease common to humans
KANSAS CITY, Mo. —The Kansas City Zoo has many animals, but there is one that was just diagnosed with a disease usually humans get.
Hiawatha High has two Halloween Queen candidates
As cool air and red maple leaves sweep through Hiawatha and Halloween creeps closer, two of your local Red Hawks will be competing for the Halloween Queen scholarship and, of course, the crown.HHS seniors Bella Eppens of Reserve and Robin Madere of Hiawatha have both been chosen by the school board
1 in custody after report of shots fired on Country Club Plaza
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Several streets were closed in the Country Club Plaza area after a report of shots fired.One person was in custody. Police were continuing to search for additional suspects.It was not immediately clear if anyone was struck. A witness told 41 Actions News that he saw an alleged sho
The results are in: A few apple facts for bookworms
Apples are a staple fruit of this season. Orchards all over the country — many within 100 miles of Atchison — vie for your business with Applefests, apple-picking, and the promise of an “old time farm” experience.