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Single-vehicle accident spills into Lafayette County residence, one injured
LAFAYETTE COUNTY, Mo. — A crash in Lafayette County Monday morning left one Independence man in the hospital, and one unmanned vehicle totaled. At 11:55 a.m. Monday, Missouri State Highway Patrol reports being summoned to US 24 Highway at Hicklin Road. Upon arrival, they discovered 63-year-old Josep
Historic homes welcome crowds during annual Homes Tour in the Northeast
Five historic homes opened their doors to the public during the 12th annual Pendleton Heights Homes Tour and Artist Market Saturday, December 1st. Visitors were able to walk through the homes, meet some of the owners, and see the remarkable restorations that have taken place.
Carrollton man facing multiple charges after fleeing on foot from accident scene
A Carrollton man is facing multiple charges stemming from an incident late last week. Thirty-five-year-old Edward E. Arnold has been charged in Carroll County Circuit Court with a felony of tampering with a motor vehicle.
Four months later, Independence mom sill praying her daughter’s killer will be caught
INDEPENDENCE, Mo. -- It's two weeks before Christmas, and Monica Ray's apartment is dark. No Christmas tree or blinking lights. "I couldn't do Thanksgiving, and I certainly didn't want to do Christmas. It's just too tough," Ray said Monday.
Couple in Lafayette County court over drug charges
LAFAYETTE COUNTY, Mo. – An initial arraignment was held Wednesday, for a man and woman charged with felony offenses in. Nathan Alan Thompson, 37, of Malta Bend and Chassity Nicole Little, 30, of Waverly, entered a not guilty plea to a felony count of delivery of a controlled substance. Thompson also
Lafayette County defendant still without an attorney
LAFAYETTE COUNTY, Mo. – An arraignment earlier this week in Lafayette County was postponed until January, because. the defendant does not have an attorney. Thomas Lee Edwards, 47, of Roscoe, Mo., was charged in September with felony counts of possession of a controlled substance, tampering with phys
Vandals leave behind trail of expensive damage in Blue Springs neighborhood
BLUE SPRINGS, MO (KCTV) -- Homeowners are left cleaning up a big mess after vandals leave behind a trail of expensive damage in one Blue Springs neighborhood. Police think all the incidents are connected. They happened within a few hours of each other on Sunday and happened within a few blocks of Mi
DONALD (DON) RAY MCCREERY December 25, 1936 December 1, 2018
Donald (Don) Ray McCreery entered into rest on Saturday, December 1, 2018. Don was the son of Ralph McCreery and Lorene Wilson McCreery. He was born on Christmas Day in 1936. Don was a retired Boilermaker and an avid Dallas Cowboy and St. Louis Cardinal fan.
Show Me KC Schools opens new online application process for charter schools
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Many parents are already starting to think about next school year for their child. Schools such Académie Lafayette are one of 16 charter schools that are part of a new online application process.
Ray County child abuse case won’t be heard until next year
RAY COUNTY, Mo. – A Rayville woman accused of 22 felony counts of child abuse or neglect, hindering a felony prosecution and tampering with a witness in a felony will make her next scheduled appearance in court next year.
Lafayette County arraignment for burglary set in January
LAFAYETTE COUNTY, Mo. – An arraignment postponed for a burglary suspect in the Circuit Court of Lafayette County Wednesday morning, was rescheduled later in the day. The formal arraignment of Jonathon Reberry, 35, of Camdenton is now set to take place at 11:00 a.m on the 7th of January. Reberry is f
Planning and Zoning proposes changes for medical marijuana
WARRENSBURG - Following the Nov. 6 vote and the amending of the Misosuri Constitution to allow access to medical marijuana, the Warrensburg Planning and Zoning Commission has recommended changes to the city ordinance regarding locations where marijuana dispensaries and cultivation would be allowed.
Court grants delay in Lafayette County burglary case
LAFAYETTE COUNTY, Mo. – A Lafayette County judge granted the defense attorneys request for a continuance and denied a request for bond reduction Wednesday morning. The formal arraignment of Jonathon Reberry, 35, of Camdenton has not yet been scheduled by the court. Reberry is facing felony counts of
City Council hears community concerns
Ron Holman of Excelsior Springs presented his water bill to the council which showed a consumption of 3,200 gallons of water. Holman said after he underwent two shoulder surgeries, he only takes 2-3 showers per week. He said he eats on paper plates, using plastic utensils and does not use 3,200 gall
Homeless Veteran Asks for Nothing, But Town Insists On Helping Him Anyway
While some towns rally around high school athletic teams, this community has found common ground in their care and appreciation for a homeless man named Steve Arnold. Enamored by his kind ways, the people of Blue Springs, Missouri have been regularly offering gifts and services to Arnold. Although t
Man sentenced to 165 years plus life sentence in 2015 murder of 3-year-old Amorian Hale
KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) -- A Jackson County Judge sentenced Dominique Marchbanks to 165 years plus a life sentence for the 2015 murder of 3-year-old Amorian Hale. Dominque Marchbanks has been convicted of murder in the 2015 shooting of a 3-year-old.
Felony tampering charges in warrant for Carrollton man
CARROLLTON, MO – Charges dating from Thursday were filed in court records against a Carrollton man. According to documents, Edward Arnold III, 35, is charged with a felony for motor vehicle tampering, in addition to several misdemeanors for driving while suspended, DWI, and leaving the scene of an a
Holden, Odessa first to benefit from WCE Round Up Foundation program
The first funds to be awarded through the West Central Electric Round Up Foundation were presented just after Thanksgiving, and are expected to assist hundreds of citizens in and around the Holden and Odessa communities, according to Foundation President Dennis Knipmeyer.
Authorities Searching For Bates City Man Considered Armed and Dangerous
A man from Bates City, considered armed and dangerous, is being sought by authorities. Daniel D. Caswell is wanted on a felony warrant for Unlawful Use of a Weapon and Shooting at a Motor Vehicle that was issued after a road rage shooting that occurred in Oak Grove on September 17. Anyone with infor
Jon Oyler steps down as Jaguars coach
Blue Springs South High School is looking for a new football head coach after Jon Oyler resigned Friday following three years leading the Jaguars. Oyler’s Jaguars finished with a 3-8 record this season, upsetting the No. 2 seed Troy Buchanan in the first round of Class 6 District 2 play before falli