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E911 board hears monthly updates

The Saline County E911 Commission board heard monthly updates during its regular monthly meeting Thursday evening, Nov. 16. According to Director Stacie Smith, a 99-year lease agreement was drawn up last month and approved regarding land near Blackburn. The landowner signed an agreement with Saline


Potential suspect identified after theft from Independence cemetery

The Independence Police have finally gotten a break in a month-old cemetery vandalism case. A potential suspect has been identified. Police said a groundskeeper snapped a photo of the reported suspect on October 28. They say the man stole a bronze plaque off of a veteran's grave at the historic Mt.

KMBC.COM - 2017-11-23 02:12:00

Independence City Council votes to cut number of tobacco-only shops in city in half

INDEPENDENCE, Mo. -- You are no longer welcome here -- that is the message Independence leaders are sending to one type of business they say is hurting the health of our children. National studies show cigarette usage among teens is falling, but the number of teens using "other" forms of tobacco is

FOX4KC.COM - 2017-11-21 12:37:38

Independence police need help identifying man they say is stealing from veterans' headstones

INDEPENDENCE, Mo. -- Detectives in Independence say someone has been desecrating the dead at a cemetery there. They say a thief is stealing bronze plaques off of headstones at Mount Washington Cemetery. They released the below pictures of the suspected thief. Police say late last month a cemetery em

FOX4KC.COM - 2017-11-22 18:56:22

$800 bronze plaque stolen from veteran's headstone in Independen - KCTV5

It is a crime causing a lot of outrage after someone stole an $800 bronze plaque from a veteran's headstone at an Independence cemetery. But, that was not the only grave vandalized. Several plots across the 3,000-acre cemetery are missing plaques and vases that are worth hundreds of dollars. "It mad

KCTV 5 - 2017-11-22 20:08:00

The Latest: Lebanon PM Hariri prays at father's grave

In this photo released by Lebanon's official government photographer Dalati Nohra, Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri who resigned in a televised message on Nov. 4 from Saudi Arabia, right, shakes hands with Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi, left, in Cairo, Egypt, on Tuesday, Nov. 21, 2017.

KANSAS CITY STAR - 2017-11-21 22:07:00

Blue Springs' Parker, LS West's Goodrich headline Suburban Gold all-conference team

The Suburban Gold Conference coaches selected their all-conference football teams. Offensive player of the year: Ronnie Bell, Park Hill, sr. Defensive co-players of the year: Daniel Parker, Blue Springs, sr.; Mario Goodrich, Lee's Summit West, sr.FIRST TEAM QB: Billy Maples, Park Hill, sr. RB: Phill

KANSAS CITY STAR - 2017-11-23 01:21:00

How we made the shot: Plaza lighting ceremony

With Halloween here (and all the candy that comes with it), the U.S. Food and Drug Administration encourages moderation if you enjoy snacking on black licorice. If you're 40 or older, eating 2 ounces of black licorice a day for at least two weeks could land you in the hospital with an irregular hea


Activist groups ask supes to audit Alameda Co. Sheriff's budget

OAKLAND, Calif. (BCN) - By Bay City News Service About two dozen speakers from several activist groups asked the Alameda County Board of Supervisors today to conduct an audit of the Sheriff's office, saying that's budget has increased at the same time that the county's jail population has decreased.

BAYINSIDER - 2017-11-22 05:16:00

Thanksgiving Reflected In Alameda PD Profile Photo

If you want to know what time of year it is, take a look at the profile photo for APD. ALAMEDA, CA - Are you in the holiday spirit? Someone at the Alameda Police Department certainly is - take a look at the new profile photo for the department. The logo is now surrounded with turkey feathers and the


Theater: Holidays go 'Honky Tonk' in Alameda

'Tis the season for Alameda to get more than a little bit country. Altarena Playhouse closes out the year with "Honky Tonk Angels," reuniting the creator and stars of Altarena's 2014 hit "Always ... Patsy Cline" (and its 2015 revival). Playwright Ted Swindley has whipped up another country jukebox m


Alameda County: Thanksgiving Holiday Turkey Giveaway to Feed 10,000!

Some Bay Area organizations are co-sponsoring with City Councilmember Rebecca Kaplan and Alameda County Supervisor Nate Miley to provide a Thanksgiving Holiday Turkey Giveaway at 10am,Wednesday November 22 at DeFremery Park to help feed the city's children, elderly and most vulnerable community memb


Man found shot dead under the I-880 overpass in Oakland

A man was shot dead Wednesday under the Interstate 880 overpass in Oakland and police were searching for two people in connection with the slaying, officials said. Police dispatchers received information from a caller about 3:15 a.m. that a man with a gunshot wound was lying on the ground under the

SFGATE - 2017-11-22 16:32:00

Opinion: Already California's gas tax increase is bringing huge improvements to Bay Area roads

Thanks to the passage of Senate Bill 1 last April, new funding to make road safety improvements, fill potholes, make seismic safety improvements to bridges and overpasses and repair local streets and freeways is soon coming to our region.State and local road maintenance budgets will get a boost of a


East Bay coffee shops see spike in laptop thefts

Several East Bay cities have seen a spike in laptop thefts recently. This is a cautionary tale for those who use their laptops in coffee shops or other public places. "All I saw was kind of a hand and my laptop was just swiped away," recalled Sarah Mahler. Alameda's South Shore Center Starbucks was

ABC7 SAN FRANCISCO - 2017-11-23 06:21:06

Wayback Machine, 1992: New Giants owner fires manager Roger Craig

Here is a look at the past. Items have been culled from The Chronicle's archives of 25, 50, 75 and 100 years ago. Dec.2: The new owners of the San Francisco Giants acted swiftly yesterday to put their mark on the team by firing manager Roger Craig. Peter Magowan said he phoned Craig to inform him of

SFCHRONICLE.COM - 2017-11-22 21:26:00

2 Killed In Coffee County Crash

MANCHESTER, Tenn. - Two people have died in a crash on Interstate 24 in Coffee County. Westbound lanes have been blocked by the crash. The incident was reported around 1:15 a.m. Tuesday at mile marker 110, not far from Woodbury Highway. Details of the crash were unclear at this time. However, offici

WTVF - 2017-11-21 11:42:05

MTSU community 'Bleeds Blue' to help save another 1,300+ lives

MTSU junior Mari-Lynn Wilson of McMinnville, Tenn., gets support and a big thumbs-up from Lightning, the MTSU mascot, as she donates blood Monday, Nov.13, during the 2017 "Bleed Blue, Beat WKU" blood drive. (MTSU photo by Andy Heidt) MURFREESBORO, Tenn. -- MTSU is celebrating another 1,300-plus live


MTSU cracks top 50 in Military Times' Best Colleges survey

MTSU student veteran Kevin Hicks, left, and Daniels Veterans Center staff member Sean Martin discuss how a legislative change eliminated out of state tuition for student vets. (MTSU file photo by J. Intintoli) MURFREESBORO, Tenn. -- Middle Tennessee State University's veterans' program is basking in


DUI offender wants, gets swift justice

A Woodbury woman wanted swift justice and that is what she received in Cannon County General Sessions Court on Nov. 14. Janene M. Wampner had been charged with DUI and simple possession of marijuana on Nov. 12 by Woodbury Patrolman Tommy Miller following a traffic stop on West Main St. Two days late