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Snow Creek opens early and slopes are loaded with fresh snow for those looking to take advantage of the cold

WESTON, Mo. -- Three-day weekends during the winter often draw big crowds to Snow Creek, and this weekend is no different. Darin Pond with Snow Creek says thanks to the cold temperatures, crews produced up to 72 inches of fresh snow for the slopes in preparation for the holiday weekend. This time la

FOX4KC.COM - 2018-01-15 14:26:50

Tonganoxie USD 464 canceling classes for tomorrow due to anticpated low wind chills; tournament expected to be played as scheduled

Due to anticipated dangerous wind chills, Tonganoxie USD 464 will not have school tomorrow, Tuesday, Jan. 16. The Tonganoxie Invitational will go on as scheduled tomorrow as of now, but all TES and TMS activities for tomorrow are canceled. Due to anticipated dangerous wind chills, Tonganoxie USD 464

TONGANOXIEMIRROR.COM - 2018-01-16 00:54:41

Missouri man sentenced to prison for DUI fatal crash

PLATTE CITY, Mo. (AP) - A drunk driver who rear-ended another car on Interstate 29 in northwest, killing the driver, has been sentenced to six years in prison. Platte County prosecutor Eric Zahnd says 25-year-old Nicholas Sanders, of Platte City, was sentenced Thursday after pleading guilty in Novem

WASHINGTON TIMES - 2018-01-14 17:25:07

UCM community rallies around student's father who lost home in fire

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Days after a University of Central Missouri student's father lost a home in a fire, friends and school staff rose up to help. As of Monday evening, nearly $2,000 had been raised to help cover the father's medical costs and pay rent. ---- Tune into 41 Action News at 10 p.m. for To

KSHB.COM - 2018-01-16 01:22:35

Suspect arrested after firing shots at Kansas City police patrol - KCTV5

An individual was arrested late Saturday night after shooting at a Kansas City patrol car, police say. According to a news release from the Kansas City Police Department, a police vehicle was damaged by gunshots in the area of Blue Parkway and Elmwood. No officer was injured during the incident, p

KCTV 5 - 2018-01-15 07:32:00

Schools closed as dangerous wind chills blast Kansas City area - KCTV5

A bitterly cold air mass continues to build into the Kansas City metro area. The temperatures currently in the low teens will quickly fall into the single digits Monday evening and eventually below zero overnight. "That's the temperature without the wind. When we factor in the wind, the feels like t

KCTV 5 - 2018-01-15 14:22:00

Chiefs, other players weigh in on ghastly mistake by Saints' Marcus Williams

All New Orleans' Marcus Williams had to do was grab the Vikings' Stefon Diggs and keep him inbounds. Instead, Williams decided to duck and try to hit Diggs low. Williams missed Diggs, who grabbed a Case Keenum pass and raced for a 61-yard touchdown on the final play of the Vikings' 29-24 win on Sund

KANSAS CITY STAR - 2018-01-15 01:49:00

Suspect in custody after firing shots at Kansas City Police officers late Saturday

Updated: 10:42 PM CST Jan 14, 2018 KMBCSOURCE: KMBC A suspect is in custody after reportedly firing shots at Kansas City Police officers Saturday night. Officers were in the area of Blue Parkway and Elmwood around 11:13 Saturday night when an individual fired shots at their patrol car. Officers we

KMBC.COM - 2018-01-15 04:42:00

Woman killed in hit and run, Hartford police looking for suspect

HARTFORD - Police are investigating a hit and run crash that left a 61-year-old woman dead. Police were called to 61 Edgewood St. just minutes after midnight on Sunday morning for the report of a woman suffering serious injuries. Miriam Garcia, 62, of Hartford, was taken to St. Francis Hospital and

FOX61.COM - 2018-01-15 13:58:09

Martin Luther King, Jr. Labored in Connecticut as a Teen [VIDEO]

SIMSBURY, CT - As America celebrates the accomplishments and sacrifices of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Patch has re-discovered a video documentary produced by Simsbury High School students that highlights the late civil rights leader's time he spent working in Connecticut during a pair of his teena

PATCH - 2018-01-15 11:25:53

MLK Was Inspired by Time in Connecticut

Martin Luther King Jr. could hardly believe his eyes when he left the segregated South as a teenage college student to work on a tobacco farm in Connecticut. "On our way here we saw some things I had never anticipated to see," he wrote his father in June 1944. "After we passed Washington there was n

NBC CONNECTICUT - 2018-01-15 13:16:54

Lunch Bunch With Rabbi Glickman is Back

You're invited to an enriching monthly study that brings together adult learners for a lively lunch-hour discussion with Rabbi Jeffrey Glickman. Lunch with Rabbi meets the last Thursday of every month at 12:00 pm. Hope you can join us. No reservation is required. Soup lunch is provided. For more inf

PATCH - 2018-01-15 15:32:46

Canton Earns Votes in Latest Girls Basketball Poll

CANTON, CT - A string of eight victories in nine contests earned two-time defending Class S champion Canton High School some votes in the latest girls basketball poll of coaches and media members. The only blemish thus far for the Warriors (8-1) is a 67-64 triple overtime loss to Avon on Dec. 29. Th

PATCH - 2018-01-16 05:14:03

Avon Theatre to honor Greenwich festival

GREENWICH - Preparations are under way for the fourth-annual Greenwich International Film Festival, scheduled to start in late May. But before that happens, the founders of the festival will find themselves in an unusual position next month. Instead of giving out an award, which they do several time

GREENWICHTIME - 2018-01-15 21:52:32

CT events honor MLK - WFSB 3 Connecticut

Monday, the nation honors the late Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. The slain civil rights leader will be the subject of a number of events in communities around the country, including in Connecticut. The 32nd annual bell ringing of the Liberty Bell in Hartford is a symbol of freedom and justice to honor

EYEWITNESS NEWS - 2018-01-15 14:46:00

Swollen rivers, ice jams around Connecticut lead to flooding

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - Flooding is reported on several swollen Connecticut rivers, causing problems around the state. In Kent, officials said ice jams on the Housatonic (hoos-uh-TAH'-nihk) River prompted the private boarding school the Kent School to send more than 500 students home on Monday. The N

MIDDLETOWN PRESS - 2018-01-15 17:37:31

Lauderhill police officer injured in Fort Lauderdale crash

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. - A Lauderhill police officer was injured in a crash Sunday night in Fort Lauderdale. The crash occurred in front of a RaceTrac gas station at West Broward Boulevard and Northwest 24th Avenue. Fort Lauderdale police said the officer was taking someone who was in custody to ja

CLICK10.COM - 2018-01-15 11:30:25

Staffer for Fort Lauderdale mayoral candidate accused of vandalizing signs

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. - An 18-year-old staffer for Fort Lauderdale mayoral candidate Dean Trantalis has been arrested, accused of damaging rival campaign signs and running from a police officer, officials said. Elijah Manley, who is also running for a seat on the Broward County School Board, faces

CLICK10.COM - 2018-01-14 18:33:58

A truck tragedy on the highway kills a husband and father

The first road fatality of Martin Luther King Day, at 5:15 a.m., didn't involve an ATV or a dirt bike, but rather a box truck, a tractor-trailer and a Coral Springs husband and father. According to the Florida Highway Patrol, 38-year-old Armando Lopez died after he rear-ended a tractor-trailer in hi

MIAMI HERALD - 2018-01-15 19:46:00

Police identify 31-year-old woman struck and killed by Brightline train

Boynton Beach Police identified Melissa Lavell as the woman who was fatally struck by the Brightline train Friday night. Witnesses told police it appeared that the 31-year-old Boynton Beach woman, was crossing the tracks in Boynton Beach after the guard rails were down and was on the tracks as the t

MIAMI HERALD