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3 arrested in Green Ridge drug trafficking investigation
A traffic stop in Pettis County led to three arrests and the confiscation of more than 175 grams of methamphetamine.A deputy with the Pettis County Sheriff’s Office stopped Deseree E. Mosher, 25, of Kansas City, in the area of Campbell Road and state Route AA northwest of Green Ridge about 7 a.m. Tu
2 bodies found in woods identified as missing Grandview men
KANSAS CITY, Mo.— Thetwo men found deadin the woods off Raytown Road have been identified as Michael Brewer and Keith Wasmer, who have been missing since August 6.
Kansas man charged with stealing 64 firearms from Missouri gun store
KANSAS CITY – A Kansas man was charged in federal court Wednesday with stealing dozens of firearms from an Independence, Mo., gun store, according to the United States Attorney.
A Backward View of August 1993
W. Clifton Adams is taking a new approach to the Backward Glances that have been a mainstay in the Warrensburg Daily Star-Journal. Starting this week, he will share a handful of historical events from the Warrensburg area and beyond for a particular year along with some personal commentary shaped by
Stubblefield hired for MPR director post
MARYVILLE, Mo. — Maryville Parks and Recreation has filled its empty director’s post created by the resignation of former director Aaron Dobson. The MPR board has agreed to a contract with Jeff Stubblefield, who has resigned his position as parks and recreation director in Marshall, Missouri.He will
Worker injured at Sedalia construction site
A worker at the First United Methodist Church construction site was crushed in an accident Wednesday.The Pettis County Ambulance District and the Sedalia Fire Department responded at 9:48 a.m. to the construction site on Normandy Road near West 10th Street and Thompson Boulevard. A call went out to
Newest Break Time store opens in Warrensburg
Buy NowAt the Chamber of Commerce ribbon cutting for the new Break Time gas station/convenience store at Highway 13 and Veterans Road, Curtis Chaney, senior vice president of retail for Break Time/MFA Oil prepares to cut the ribbon with a crowd of Chamber members, city officials and civic leaders pa
Council approves stop signs, speed limit to improve safety at intersections
Traffic headed north on Business 13 is gaining speed, while traffic headed south is traveling at 55 mph, making it difficult for motorists to cross the highway, Coleman said.
7-year-old boy set on fire by other child, mother says | Tulsa's 24-Hour News, Weather and Traffic
INDEPENDENCE, Mo. -A 7-year-old boy was hospitalized after another boy poured nail polish remover on him then lit him on fire, the victim’s mother said.
Two New Missouri Schools Have All Gender-Neutral Restrooms
Restrooms in the two new schools in North Kansas City, Mo., which opened Wednesday, have floor-to-ceiling stalls with locking doors to assure student privacy, while there is a shared trough sink in the restrooms’ common area outside the stalls,The Kansas City Starreports. The district first used the
Richmond parents frustrated after district bans fast food at schools
"At the end of the day, we want to be able to decide on our own," said Chris Swafford, a father of five kids in the school district. "I thought it was overstepping at its finest. It's up to parents what their children eat."
Mom Speaks Out After Child Dumps Nail Polish Remover on Age 7 Son & Sets Him on Fire
Every parent wants to protect their children. But you never expect the unthinkable to happen within the saftey of your own neighborhood.On Monday, Aug. 3, a 7-year-old boy from Independence, Missouri, was severely burned after an encounter with another child.According to theKansas City Star, Julien
$10,000 reward offered for information in Pleasant Hill firearms dealer robbery
The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF), Pleasant Hill police, and a firearms industry group are offering a $10,000 reward for information in a theft from a federally licensed firearms dealer.
Last full-service station closes pumps
WARRENSBURG – The era of full-service gas stations ended in Warrensburg on Aug. 2 when Buzzanga’s BP Service, 422 N. Maguire St., stopped selling gas.Owner Keith Buzzanga said the pumps were removed and the underground storage tanks will either be removed or filled with a concrete substance to meet
Missouri auditor candidate says her financial woes won't stop her from running
Saundra McDowell, an attorney from Jefferson City, told the Post-Dispatch Thursday that she is in the midst of ramping up hergeneral election campaign against current auditor Nicole Galloway, a Democrat from Columbia.
2 bodies found in woods off Raytown Road
KANSAS CITY, Mo.— Two bodies were found in woods off Raytown Road Wednesday.According to the Kansas City Police Department, officers were sent to the 12500 block of Raytown Road. Someone told police there were two bodies in the woods and led officers there.Homicide detectives and crime scene technic
I-470 southbound closed at 40 Highway in Independence due to work zone crash
This story is developingINDEPENDENCE, Mo. —The nightmare traffic scenario worsens.All southbound lanes of I-470 are CLOSED at 40 Highway in Independence after a crash in the work zone at that location.AdvertisementMotorists are advised to use an alternate route.No word yet on any injuries, or an exp
21-year-old KCK man charged with stealing 64 firearms from an Independence gun store
Police said one juvenile was taken into custody, however, a $10,000 reward was offered to help identify additional suspects.
Grandview family worried after 2 men disappear
GRANDVIEW, Mo. —"I'm definitely scared something is wrong with them," said Charlsea Brewer.
Holden Street Fair celebrates small town life Aug. 23-25
HOLDEN – The Holden Street Fair Aug. 23-25 "celebrates everything that is great about living in a small town," Chamber President Caleb Frazier said.The fair theme this year is "Let the Fun Shine In," with three days and nights of activities and events geared toward the whole family, from the youth p