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Man says he suffered savage beating by Blue Springs murder suspect

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - "He could've killed me." That warning came from an Independence man about accused killer John Jeffries. Cris Green said John Jeffries savagely beat him a week before the Blue Springs murder with which Jeffries is charged. Cris Green told police days "before" Jeffries allegedly sho


One person taken to hospital with serious injury after shooting along S. 71-Highway

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Kansas City police are investigating a shooting that happened Thursday along S. 71-Highway between E. 143 Street and White Avenue just after 10 a.m. Kari Thompson with the Kansas City Police Department said a man sustained a serious injury during the shooting and was taken to a ne

FOX4KC.COM - 2017-11-16 19:21:51

He could have just turned down his stereo; Now he is facing 10 years in federal prison

James Mygatt was staying at a Blue Springs motel Tuesday when another guest asked him to turn down his stereo. Instead of honoring the request, federal prosecutors allege that Mygatt got a gun and pointed it at the man who complained. The alleged victim contacted police, and Mygatt, 25, who is a con

KANSAS CITY STAR - 2017-11-17 16:16:00

Independence man charged with child endangerment after baby tests positive for meth

Christopher L. Beauregard INDEPENDENCE, Mo. - A Jackson County man has been charged with child endangerment after his child allegedly ingested meth, court documents say. Christopher L. Beauregard, 33, was charged with endangering the welfare of a child, creating substantial risk, a first-degree felo

FOX4KC.COM - 2017-11-17 21:17:34

Upset dog owner questions Independence vet clinic after German Shepherd disappears

It's a call pet parents never want to get -- that your dog is missing from the vet. "You would hope that they have precautions in place that they avoid something like this," Jeff Peterson said. Flyers have been placed around the area some with a picture of Truman, others without. But the big questio

KCTV 5 - 2017-11-17 23:32:00

Water main break causes courthouse in Independence to shut down - KCTV5

Water damage from a water main break was enough for the Eastern Jackson County Courthouse to shut down today, giving employees an unexpected day off. Employees were sent home at 11 a.m. when water was found in the courthouse's electrical room. On Thursday evening, KCTV5 News was told that the leak

KCTV 5 - 2017-11-17 01:32:00

Grandview community to honor homeless woman allegedly killed by Indian Creek Trail suspect

Without relatives to claim her, the community is doing what they can for her. Updated: 9:42 PM CST Nov 16, 2017 She was murdered earlier this year. Her family - never found. Now, a plan is coming together to honor Karen Harmeyer, the homeless woman shot and killed four months ago in Grandview. Fre

KMBC.COM - 2017-11-17 03:42:00

Grandview police surround vehicle they say contains materials to make pipe bomb as they search for suspect

GRANDVIEW, Mo. - A police chase out of Lee's Summit has led to police setting up a perimeter in Grandview Friday morning near 150th Terrace and Fuller. Police say at some point during the chase the driver they are chasing pointed a rifle at officers. Officers lost track of him in Grandview after he

FOX4KC.COM - 2017-11-17 11:52:18

Independence police looking for two persons of interest in armed robbery investigation

INDEPENDENCE, Mo. - Police are trying to identify two men who are persons of interest in an armed robbery investigation. Police said the armed robbery took place in the 2900 block of South Englewood Terrace in Independence. If you recognize either of the men shown below, police are asking you to cal


Body found near dumpster outside Independence motel, death investigation underway

Police are trying to determine how a person died after their body was found Thursday near a dumpster outside an Independence motel. The body was found about 4 p.m. near a Best Western motel at South Lynn Court Drive near East 41st Terrace. According to Fox 4, police told hotel guests the body was

KANSAS CITY STAR - 2017-11-17 04:49:00

Police conducting death investigation at Independence motel after witnesses say woman's body is found

INDEPENDENCE, Mo. -- Police are investigating after a person was allegedly found dead near a Best Western motel in Independence. At this point, police haven't said how the person died or released the person's identity. They are only confirming that this incident is a death investigation. Motel guest

FOX4KC.COM - 2017-11-17 03:22:59

Charges filed after prostitution bust in Independence

Undercover police in Independence, Mo. have broken up what appears to be a prostitution operation at what was called a massage parlor. It's the second time in a year and a half that Independence Police have busted a business like this one. Neighboring businesses said they had their suspicions. "On

KMBC.COM - 2017-11-17 02:27:00

Angel Tree Gift deadline is Dec. 6

The last day to deliver gifts for the Johnson County Angel Tree program is Dec. 6. An article in Tuesday's Star-Journal incorrectly stated the last day is Dec. 16, which is the date the program shuts down. Gifts should be taken to the center in the Santa Fe Shopping Center, 609 E. Young St., Suites

DAILYSTARJOURNAL.COM - 2017-11-17 16:00:00

No shelter, water, lights

Warrensburg - Puerto Rico's long-term power outage and lack of water helped lead a woman and her two children to Project Community Connect in Warrensburg. Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority's grid works at less than 50 percent. Most of the American island languishes in darkness nearly two months s

DAILYSTARJOURNAL.COM - 2017-11-16 14:53:00

Council saves nearly $650,000 by refunding municipal bonds

Warrensburg - Because Warrensburg moves faster than Washington, refunding the city's 2009 and 2010 certificates of appreciation is expected to save money. Refunding, much like refinancing a house, will save nearly $648,000, city bond counsel Jack Dillingham of Piper Jaffray told the City Council on

DAILYSTARJOURNAL.COM - 2017-11-16 16:19:00

Students earn cash, education, and experience at sales competition

Denise Elam Lifestyle Editor November 16, 2017 Tagged with: 2017 State Farm Marketing and Sales competition Assistant Professor of marketing Tyler Hirlinger State Farm Insurance competition UCM Sales Team members Tara Hansen and Ashlee Eastman took home a combined total of $11,500 at the 2017 Stat

DIGITALBURG.COM - 2017-11-16 08:00:00

Manitowoc Police Department looking for armed robbery suspect

MANITOWOC, Wis. (WFRV) - The Manitowoc Police Department is offering up to a $500 cash reward leading to an arrest of the person(s) responsible for a burglary to the Big Apple Pub and Grill in Rockwood, Wisconsin. The suspect entered the Big Apple Pub and Grill on October 30, 2017. The individual

WEAREGREENBAY.COM - 2017-11-17 17:09:56

The Manitowoc Co. issues reverse split of stock

Manitowoc Company Inc. in Manitowoc, seen August 8, 2016. (WLUK/Ben Krumholz) MANITOWOC (WLUK) -- The Manitowoc Company is consolidating the number of shares available through a reverse stock split. The company says it is combining every four shares into one. This will reduce the total number of the

FOX11ONLINE.COM - 2017-11-17 10:32:44

Defense presents its case for Manitowoc doctor's federal trial

Green Bay, Wis. - The federal court trial for a Manitowoc doctor is expected to wrap up Friday. Dr. Charles Szyman pleaded not guilty to 19 federal charges of unlawfully prescribing prescription pain killers. Thursday the defense finished cross examining the prosecution's last witness, a doctor who

NBC26 - 2017-11-17 02:08:20

Stock the Shelves donations short in Manitowoc area as deadline nears

Subscribed, but don't have a login? MANITOWOC - The Herald Times Reporter's annual Stock the Shelves campaign ends on Sunday, and the fundraiser is still short of its goal for 2017. Stock the Shelves donations go to four emergency food programs that serve the Manitowoc area. Going into the last week

HERALD TIMES REPORTER - 2017-11-16 22:41:32