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Excelsior Springs man charged with attempted rape

June 21, 2018 –Ryan Davis Halberstadt, 26, is charged with first-degree rape or attempted rape, armed criminal action, assault and unlawful use of a weapon.


County considers lowering gravel-road speed limits

“The speed limit we have now (55 mph) is not safe for anyone, you or other drivers, and lowering the limits would also curtail a lot of the dust,” Bishop said Tuesday.

DAILY NEWS - 2018-06-22 00:00:00

Coach keeps it simple at Hardin-Central basketball camp

For their session on Monday, the Bulldogs focused on fundamental skills, Thacker said during an interview that evening as the boys went through their paces in the Hardin-Central gym.

DAILY NEWS - 2018-06-22 00:00:00

Cass County body identified as Raytown man. Detectives say no sign of foul play

A man whose body was found Tuesday in a Cass County field has been identified as 25-year-old Robert Kayson Stewart of Raytown.The body was found in the 23500 block of South Airport Road in Harrisonville.An autopsy by the Jackson County Medical Examiner's office confirmed Stewart's identity. It may t

KANSAS CITY STAR - 2018-06-21 12:26:00

Alzheimer’s: Have the conversation ASAP

Chris Brown agrees. As director of Oak Ridge Assisted Living & Memory Care and Shirkey Nursing & Rehabilitation Center in Richmond, he has dealt with dementia patients for more than 30 years. Alzheimer’s is the most common form of dementia, Brown said, but dementia can also be alcohol- or stroke-ind

DAILY NEWS - 2018-06-22 00:00:00

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


Fast Food Restaurant Employee Fired For Stirring Tea With Her Hands

“Our 19,000+ Crewmembers take pride in what we do; we take the integrity of our products very seriously and we will not tolerate actions that compromise our high standards. As soon as we were made aware of the incident at our Tiffany Springs restaurant, we launched a full investigation and have take

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2018-06-21 12:02:06

SAR chapter hosts former Wentworth Academy assistant commandant

Buy NowChapter President Bruce McNeel (right) and Wilber Kephart (right), MOSSAR colorguard, present speaker Tom Butler with an award and a pin for speaking at the monthly SAR meeting.

DAILYSTARJOURNAL.COM - 2018-06-20 13:13:00

13-year-old female reported missing in Independence

Grasso is around 5 feet, 2 inches tall, 105 pounds and was last seen wearing a burgundy volleyball shirt.

KMBC.COM - 2018-06-20 03:34:00

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


Democratic Sen. Claire McCaskill's Husband Invested In Hedge Fund Tied To Caymans After She Targeted Tax Havens

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) —Four years after Democratic Sen. Claire McCaskill co-sponsored legislation targeting tax havens such as the Cayman Islands, her husband began investing in a hedge fund tied to the Caribbean nation — an investment that has paid off handsomely.

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2018-06-20 18:30:09

Rangers Top Royals 3-2 To Extend Win Streak To 5 Games

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) –Austin Bibens-Dirkx earned his first victory of the season, shutting down a struggling Kansas City Royals squad that’s wondering when it will get its next win.

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2018-06-21 06:03:15

Rangers send Mendez to minors for breaking team rules

General manager Jon Daniels says at least one other player was involved, but his discipline will be handled in-house. He says the incident is "not criminal, nothing involving MLB or the police."


Bayleigh Dayton -- 5 things to know about the 'Big Brother' houseguest

Bayleigh is a 25-year-old flight attendant from Lees Summit, MO, who currently resides in Atlanta, GA.


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.


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.


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.


Love What's Local Community Sidewalk Sale scheduled

The Warrensburg Chamber of Commerce, Warrensburg Main Street and the City of Warrensburg have partnered together to bring the Love What’s Local Community Sidewalk Sale to Warrensburg.This is the fourth year the three entities have worked together to enhance the local economy and provide a unique sho

DAILYSTARJOURNAL.COM - 2018-06-20 13:30:00

Police in Richmond area to encrypt radio channels

Police in Richmond and two neighboring counties are planning to encrypt their police radio channels, ending public access to their communications.Police chiefs in the city of Richmond, and Chesterfield and Henrico counties said Monday that their radio frequencies will be encrypted on July 2. After t


St. Joseph woman headed to federal prison for selling stolen weapons

O’Ceonna S. Thomas-Weston, 23, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Howard Sachs to five years in federal prison without parole.