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Man accused of murdering Kopetsky, Runions pleads not guilty
HARRISONVILLE, Mo. —Theman accused of murderingJessica Runions and Kara Kopetsky pleaded not guilty to his charges.Kylr Yust was arraigned in Cass County court Monday morning.He appeared for just a few minutes with his defense attorneys.Yust is charged with two counts of first-degree murder and two
Former Red Cross Pharmacy officially becomes CVS Pharmacy
The Red Cross Pharmacy at 320 E. Lexington at Spartan Drive closed over the weekend and re-opened on Monday as a CVS. The 3,000-square-foot store is one of 14 retail Red Cross stores in Missouri purchased by Woonsocket, R.I.-based CVS Health. The configuration inside the former Red Cross remains the
Independence pedestrian killed Sunday by SUV identified
Mosley, 54, was crossing 23rd Street east of Havard Avenue in Independence around 1:30 p.m. Sunday when an SUV jumped the median and hit him. Police identified him Tuesday.
Continuing down the road of campaigning
Melody and I walked door-to-door in Sweet Springs this morning. One of my good friends drove the van while we walked, and kept us hydrated and cooled off when needed. It gets hot by 9:30 a.m. these days, so we usually stop by noon. We should finish Sweet Springs and Emma this next week. I was told t
Missouri mom turns son in to police for making inappropriate comments, gestures at 10-year-old
Thanks to that tip, a detective tracked the car seen in the video to a Lee's Summit home where they came in contact with Williams, court documents say. While there Williams told the detective that the car seen in the surveillance video belong to his mother, but he added that it had not left the driv
Kansas City homicide victim identified
The shooting happened around 9:30 p.m. at a home in the 5200 block of Franklin Avenue. Police on Monday identified the homicide victim as Jamie L Abernathy, 58, of Kansas City.
Fire damages Crispin St. home, kills animals
An accidental fire Friday morning at 512 Crispin St. in Richmond seriously damaged a house, leaving a hole in the roof and serious damage inside.The home is on the north side of the street, several blocks off of Spartan Drive and a block-and-a-half behind Oak Ridge Assisted Living & Memory Care.
Angler breaks fishing record with goldeye
Kerry Glenn, of Sedalia, Missouri, breaks the pole-and-line state record by catching a 2-pound, 2-ounce goldeye on Truman Lake.MISSOURI DEPARTMENT OF CONSERVATION
Missouri Lotto ticket sold in Liberty is a winner worth $2.9 million
LIBERTY, Mo. — A millionaire was made in the metro this weekend. The Missouri Lottery says a ticket sold at Dirt Cheap Smokes & Liquor at 1177 W. Kansas St., matched all six Missouri Lotto numbers drawn Saturday night to win the jackpot prize of $2.9 million.
18-year-old man charged in Olathe homicide
KANSAS CITY, Mo.— An 18-year-old man has been chargedin an Olathe homicide.Angelo Monteleone is charged with first-degree murder in the death of 17-year-old Daniel Bowden.At 11:45 p.m. Friday, officers responded to the 100 block of South Clairborne Road to investigate an armed disturbance.Olathe pol
Tree board seeks new members
The purpose and intent of the board is to protect and encourage the protection of trees, shrubs, bushes and other plants; to provide for public health, safety and general welfare; to promote and preserve the city’s aesthetic value, regulate and control the planting, maintenance and removal of trees,
Man dies after being hit by SUV at 23rd & Harvard in Independence
INDEPENDENCE, Mo. — Police are investigating after a pedestrian was struck and killed in Independence.The crash happened Sunday around 1:30 p.m. at 23rd Street and Harvard Avenue. A 2012 Chevy Suburban heading west on 23rd reportedly entered the center median and struck the victim just east of Harva
Independence mother, 10-year-old victim speak out about indecent exposure incident
INDEPENDENCE, Mo. -- An Independence 10-year-old did the right thing when a man drove up and touched himself in front of her. She ran.The incident happened on June 13.The next day police put out a photo of a two door black sedan from surveillance video of the incident. They found it in a matter of h
Is robbery in Missouri connected to Maggie Long case?
An attempted robbery and arson fire that took place in Warrensburg, Mo., June 3, bears an interesting resemblance to the method of operating used in the murder of Maggie Long, which took place in Bailey, Dec. 1, 2018.
Mo. Department of Natural Resources approves permit for Lone Jack cattle feedlot to expand
The Missouri Department of Natural Resources says, “Any parties adversely affected or aggrieved by the department’s decision to approve the permit request and issue the final NPDES permit may appeal to the Administrative Hearing Commission by filing a written petition within 30 days from issuance (J
SUV jumps median, hits and kills pedestrian in Independence
The victim, whose name was not released Sunday, was transported to an area hospital where he died.
Neighbors recall terrifying standoff before KC police shoot, kill sword-wielding woman in Northland
Police said a sword-wielding woman, later identified as 28-year-old Ashley Fulkerson, refused to come out of one of Braaten's neighbor's homes in the area of N.E. 38th Street and N. Jackson Avenue.
Warrensburg man sentenced to nearly 200 years behind bars for abusing two girls
Robert Brown, of Warrensburg, was sentenced Monday fornumerous counts of child abuse, neglect, endangerment, statutory sodomy and witness tampering.
Police searching for man who exposed himself in front of 10-year-old girl in Independence
In a Facebook post, Independence police said around 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, the white male suspect approached the girl who was outside in the area of 18th Street and Overton Avenue.
Excelsior man charged in 3 separate cases
Ricardo D. Carrasco, 22, of Excelsior Springs, pleaded not guilty in all three cases, is out on bond, and is next scheduled for a court hearing on Aug. 1.