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Blue Springs police say they're following strong leads in teen's homicide

Blue Springs police said they were looking into strong leads and had identified two people of interest in the Friday shooting death of a teen there, but no one was in custody as of Saturday evening. Officers found Jack Price, 18, severely wounded after they responded to a report of shots fired in th


Officials say this free program will help you quickly identify mail theft

From the season of package thefts - now to stolen mail. Several Independence homeowners recently said they went to check their mail only to find their mail boxes open, and letters missing from inside. Authorities want you to know about a free service that can help you keep tabs on your mail. "We mi

KMBC.COM - 2018-01-15 22:18:00

Driver dies after single-vehicle crash near Truman and Alexander in Independence

INDEPENDENCE, Mo. - One person is dead after a single-vehicle crash in Independence, Mo., early Tuesday morning. It happened near Truman and Alexander roads around 1:40 a.m. Police say the driver was in a Honda and driving west when they struck a bridge-end. The driver was taken to a nearby hospital

FOX4KC.COM - 2018-01-16 12:52:06

Driver dies in crash early Tuesday in Independence

Independence police are investigating a fatal crash early Tuesday morning. Police were called at 1:40 a.m. to Truman and Alexander roads on a single-vehicle wreck. Investigators said a Honda was westbound when the driver went off the shoulder before hitting a bridge end. The driver was taken to a ho

KMBC.COM - 2018-01-16 12:31:00

1 person dead in Independence bridge crash

INDEPENDENCE, Mo. -- One person is dead after their vehicle crashed into the end of a bridge on Truman Road early Tuesday morning. Police said the driver of Honda heading westbound on Truman Road went onto the shoulder near Alexander Road and hit a bridge-end around 1:40 a.m. Emergency crews took

KSHB.COM - 2018-01-16 13:54:11

Lawson, MO firefighter criticized for sharing meme some found offensive

LAWSON, Mo. - A Facebook post is causing quite a bit of commotion in the small town of Lawson, Missouri. Rodney Cates, the deputy chief of the volunteer fire department, said he accidentally posted a photo to his timeline that had a photo of President Trump surrounded by African-American people. Ben

KSHB.COM - 2018-01-15 21:39:33

The Latest: Leading Serb politician in Kosovo shot to death

The Latest on the shooting of a Serb politician in Kosovo (all times local): 10:20 a.m. The lawyer for leading Serb politician in northern Kosovo Oliver Ivanovic says he has been shot dead. "Unfortunately, I wish it weren't true, but doctors declared Oliver dead at 9:30 this morning," Nebojsa Vlajic

KANSAS CITY STAR - 2018-01-16 09:23:00

UKIP leader breaks up with girlfriend over racist texts

FILE - In this file photo dated Monday, Dec. 25, 2017, Meghan Markle fiancee of Prince Harry walks with members of the British Royal family for the traditional Christmas Day church service, at St. Mary Magdalene Church in Sandringham, England. The U.K. Independence Party has suspended the membership

KANSAS CITY STAR - 2018-01-15 10:01:00

Flu kills San Jose mom, 40, who liked to run marathons

A 40-year-old San Jose mother of three died only two days after coming down with the flu, according to news reports. A service attended by 500 mourners was held over the weekend for Katie Denise Oxley Thomas, one of 42 Californians under 65 who have died from the disease since flu season began Oct.

SFGATE - 2018-01-15 23:02:00

Sunnyvale Police Arrest San Jose Man Who Allegedly Molested Teen Girl

SUNNYVALE (CBS SF) - Sunnyvale Department of Public Safety officers arrested a San Jose man on Friday after they received a call earlier that day from local school officials that he was exhibiting inappropriate behavior to a minor, according to the department. Henry Reed, 23, is believed to have bee

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2018-01-15 10:13:39

Housing emerges near downtown San Jose Google village sites

SAN JOSE - In plans that underscore the potential Google effect on downtown San Jose, developers are pushing ahead with a residential and retail complex virtually next door to where Google wants to build a village of office towers for its employees. A plan to build a seven-story complex with 249 hou

SAN JOSE MERCURY NEWS - 2018-01-15 23:47:44

Watch: MMA star spends big money on sneakers in San Jose

Before UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier defends his title on Saturday night, he took a trip to Downtown San Jose to feed his passion for sneakers. Cormier, who trains out of AKA Gym in San Jose, went to Soles on Ice with Complex Magazine to film an episode of its web series. Cormier dis

SAN JOSE MERCURY NEWS - 2018-01-15 18:33:42

San Jose FurCon brings "Furries" and their animal costumes downtown

Costumed FurCon attendees walk along San Fernando Street toward the McEnery Convention Center in San Jose, Calif., Sunday, Jan. 14, 2018. (Karl Mondon/Bay Area News Group) SAN JOSE - By Sunday morning, after partying all weekend in heavy, head-to-toe animal costumes, many FurCon attendees outside th

SAN JOSE MERCURY NEWS - 2018-01-15 01:20:50

Letter: Homelessness impacts all of us in every neighborhood

I have been reading the articles about the housing crisis and growing homeless population as well as seeing evidence of it in my own community. I have also read about the cost of tiny houses and opposition to having them in most neighborhoods, but San Jose and other towns are still jumping on that t

SAN JOSE MERCURY NEWS - 2018-01-16 09:45:45

In-law units becoming increasingly popular in Bay Area

Limei Huang, left, stands-by as an inspector from the city of San Jose conducts an inspection of an in-law unit she is having built in the backyard of a home she owns in San Jose, Calif., on Monday, January 8, 2018. (Nhat V. Meyer/Bay Area News Group) By Marisa Kendall and Katy Murphy, Bay Area N

SANTA CRUZ SENTINEL - 2018-01-16 08:00:00

Sharks Seal Season Series With Victory Over Kings

LOS ANGELES -- Chris Tierney had a goal and an assist, and Martin Jones made 35 saves in the San Jose Sharks' third straight victory over the rival Los Angeles Kings, 4-1 Monday. Barclay Goodrow and Mikkel Boedker ended lengthy goal droughts for the Sharks, who built a three-goal lead during another

NBC BAY AREA - 2018-01-15 23:39:02

Man hospitalized in Monday morning accident

A man was sent to the hospital with minor injuries after his truck collided with a tree in Cranberry Township this morning. Authorities say that the man lost control of his truck around a bend on Franklin Road, near north Boundary Park. He was transported to Passavant Hospital by emergency medical

BUTLER EAGLE - 2018-01-15 08:00:00

Franklin school board discusses several matters

Franklin Area School board met briefly Monday night to discuss several matters for next week's voting session. Board members will be asked at their next meeting to approve a donation of funds to the varsity girls' soccer team from the Red and Black booster club. Red and Black is planning to give $1,

DERRICK - 2018-01-16 06:31:06

Firefighters called to Angelo's restaurant in North Franklin

Firefighters from North Franklin Township and surrounding townships were called late Saturday afternoon to Angelo's restaurant for a reported fire. North Franklin fire Chief Dave Bane said the call came in about 4:35 p.m. for a report of a fire in a wood burning oven inside the restaurant at 2109 N.


LETTER North Franklin vote is being undermined

I am writing regarding the recent article in the Observer-Reporter about the appointment of Martha Ward as manager of North Franklin Township. I don't know Supervisors Silvio Passalacqua or Ron Junko personally, but feel they are respected in the community and hope they are doing what is in the best

OBSERVER-REPORTER - 2018-01-15 05:15:00