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First severe thunderstorm warning of season issued

WARRENSBURG - The National Weather Service issued the first severe thunderstorm warning of the season late Friday afternoon for Warrensburg and southern Johnson County. The storm resulted in "pretty significant hail" in the Holden, Chilhowee and Leeton areas, Troy Armstrong, Johnson County Emergency

DAILYSTARJOURNAL.COM - 2018-03-19 18:00:00

Police investigate possible bat attack on vehicles

Warrensburg Police Chief Rich Lockhart said officers are looking for leads after responding to multiple reports of property damage to vehicles that occurred late Friday night into early Saturday morning. He said officers responded to seven different incidents in the area of Broad Street, Vest Drive

DAILYSTARJOURNAL.COM - 2018-03-19 15:33:00

Keith Urban inspired to try by Nicole Kidman

Keith Urban has been inspired to "try anything" by Nicole Kidman. The 50-year-old singer says he has his wife to thank for encouraging him to give everything a go, even if it doesn't turn out how he had hoped. Speaking at the 2018 SXSW Festival in Austin, Keith said: "The way I approach it now is, '


Fishermen find body of missing homeless man

OSAWATOMIE - Two fishermen found the body of Benjamin Leroy Wolf on Friday, two months after the 52-year-old homeless man was reported missing from the Osawatomie area. Wolf went missing Jan. 10 and was last seen in the area of the Eighth Street Bridge near the 34300 block of Plum Creek Road in Osaw

REPUBLIC-ONLINE.COM - 2018-03-19 15:35:00

Check your ticket: Winning Powerball ticket worth $1 million sold in Belton

BELTON, Mo. - Someone in the metro had luck on their side this St. Patrick's Day! A winning Powerball ticket worth $1 million was purchased in Belton for Saturday night's drawing. If you bought a Powerball ticket at Big Al's Liquor and Wine, located on Highway 71, you should probably check your numb

FOX4KC.COM - 2018-03-19 20:33:03

Charity fashion show in El Dorado

A charity fashion show and purse auction in El Dorado Springs has been set for 5:30 p.m. Thursday, April 5, at the Leeper Building in El Dorado Springs. The fourth annual Tri-County Girls Night Out: Fashion with Compassion features a fashion show and live and silent purse auctions. The event is a be

CEDARREPUBLICAN.COM - 2018-03-19 16:00:00

Grandview couple scammed out of $2,000 after woman allegedly tries to rent out home she doesn't own

GRANDVIEW, Mo. - A Grandview couple wants the public to know about a potential rental scam after they said they were conned out of $2,000. Joshua and Ashley Easterly saw a 3-bedroom home rental listed on Facebook Marketplace on Wednesday. They said Heather Irvin made the post, and they contacted her

FOX4KC.COM - 2018-03-20 03:28:39

Holden opens season with sweep of Warsaw

Holden baseball opened its season with a doubleheader sweep of Warsaw 1-0 and 4-1 Saturday. Nathan Hedglin picked up 13 strikeouts in the first game while Rylie Rokusek picked up the second win. Peyton Seiz earned a three-out save. Holden travels to Sherwood at 4:30 p.m. Monday. Holden baseball open

DAILYSTARJOURNAL.COM - 2018-03-18 17:49:00

Prom-a-Palooza to help local teens

High school girls who need a new dress for prom are invited to attend Prom-a-Palooza Saturday, March 24, at Living Waters Ranch, 4520 SE 450 Road, Osceola. Living Waters Foundation is sponsoring the event for the 11th year and it is open to all high school girls who will receive a new or like-new pr

CEDARREPUBLICAN.COM - 2018-03-19 15:00:00

Woman charged with second-degree murder in officer's death

CLINTON, Mo. (AP) - A woman who is charged with second-degree murder in the killing of a western Missouri police officer said she didn't know a man in her home had a gun when she let five officers inside and shooting erupted. The officers went to Tammy Dee Widger's home by mistake in response to a 9


Company says it gave correct address before Missouri officer's death

CLINTON, Mo. - A telephone company that serves a Missouri county where a police officer was fatally shot after being sent to the wrong address says it is not responsible for the mistake. Officer Christopher Ryan Morton was killed March 6 and two officers were wounded after they went to a home in Cli


Fort Scott man banned from doing business in Bourbon County

A Fort Scott man is banned from doing business in Bourbon County. The Kansas Attorney General's Office has permanently banned Shane Bailey, of Fort Scott, from doing business under the name of Bailey Construction or performing roofing services anywhere in the county. That ruling came after Bailey fa


El Do vet clinic to conduct bull breeding clinic, test

Dr. Bryan Collins, at the El Dorado Springs Veterinary Clinic, and Patrick Davis, MU Extension, are offering breeding soundness exams of bulls by appointment at the El Dorado Springs Veterinary Clinc Wednesday-Thursday, March 21-22. This is an opportunity for cattle producers to receive education in


Woman charged in shooting of Clinton officer

CLINTON, Mo. - A woman at the home where a western Missouri police officer was shot and killed was charged with second-degree murder Wednesday, the Missouri State Highway Patrol said. Henry County Prosecuting Attorney Richard Shields has filed an additional charge against Tammy Widger of 2nd Degree


Man charged in death of 15-year-old KCK girl is not guilty, court says

KANSAS CITY, Kan. -- The Wyandotte County District Court announced last week that a local man initially charged with killing a Kansas City, Kan., teen is not guilty. The court ruled that Michael Adams, Jr. was found not guilty of all counts in the death of 15-year-old Brannae Browne. Brannae Browne