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Warrensburg Food Truck Festival exceeds expectations

WARRENSBURG - More than 1,700 people enjoyed the nice spring day and some unique food Tuesday afternoon as the first ever Warrensburg Food Truck Festival. Seven different food trucks filled Missouri Street in front of the James C. Kirkpatrick Library on the University of Central Missouri campus. Gue


Area man arrested in drug bust

Deputies responded Wednesday to the home of Daniel Contreras, 28, for a report of possible drug activity, according to sheriff’s department reports.


Two injured in multi-vehicle collision on Highway 52 Friday afternoon

Two women were injured in a multi-vehicle collision on Highway 52 Friday afternoon. Tiara N. Tindell, 19, of Sedalia received injuries described as moderate in the Missouri State Highway Patrol crash report. She was taken by ambulance to Bothwell Medical Center in Sedalia for treatment. Jessica Byar

LAKENEWSONLINE.COM - 2018-04-21 04:12:38

26-year-old Missouri deputy killed in Friday evening crash

According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, Casey Shoemate, was traveling southbound on Route Y with emergency lights and sirens activated. He tried to pass another vehicle that was southbound and struck a northbound vehicle head-on.

KSDK - 2018-04-21 12:27:14

Mora woman and toddler injured in one-vehicle crash in Morgan County

A woman and toddler were injured in a one-vehicle crash in Morgan County Saturday evening. Ashley V. Nylander, 28, and Lily Potts, 1, both of Mora, Missouri were injured when the 2002 Honda Odyssey being driven by Nylander wrecked on Highway 135, 163 feet north of Westwood Drive. The Missouri State

LAKENEWSONLINE.COM - 2018-04-22 19:04:58

Florissant man injured in head-on crash that killed a sheriff's deputy in Miller County

A Florissant man was injured and a Miller County sheriff's deputy was killed in a head-on crash Friday near Eldon, Mo. Deputy Casey Shoemate of Eldon, was responding to a 911 call about 5:50 p.m., with lights flashing and siren sounding on his Dodge Charger patrol car, according to the Missouri Sta

ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH - 2018-04-21 15:45:00

Verne Troyer, who played 'Mini-Me' in 'Austin Powers' movies, is dead at 49

Actor Verne Troyer died Saturday at age 49.TMZobtained a statement from Troyer's familyabout Troyer's passing.Thenews was confirmed on his official Facebook page."It is with great sadness and incredibly heavy hearts to write that Verne passed away today," the page read. "Verne was an extremely carin

KANSAS CITY STAR - 2018-04-21 16:24:00

Enchanted Forest brings fairies, gnomes alive in Sedalia

As evening shadows lengthen Saturday, a local forest will come alive with fairies, gnomes and other magical creatures delighting young and old alike. Liberty Center Association for the Arts will present its third annual Enchanted Forest fundraising event Saturday evening in a new, secret location. T


Verne Troyer, "Austin Powers" actor, dies at 49

Verne Troyer, best known for his role as Mini-Me in the "Austin Powers" films, has died at the age of 49, TMZ reported. Verne Troyer attends the world premiere of "BOO! A Madea Halloween" held at ArcLight Cinerama Dome on Monday, Oct. 17, 2016, in Los Angeles. (Photo by John Salangsang/Invision/AP)

FOX4KC.COM - 2018-04-21 20:54:38

A heart for the Sedalia community

Hey, Travis, This is one of those, "I really should have sent this sooner," messages, but I hope you see it as sincere, because that is my intention. You are in the fabric of Sedalia. Every week, people waited to see what was on your mind, what you would share with all of us through your colorful an


Woman faces upgraded charges in Missouri officer's death

This undated photo provided by the Henry County Sheriff's Office in Clinton, Mo., shows Tammy Dee Widger. Widger, who is accused of dealing drugs from a home where an ex-convict fatally shot one police officer and wounded two others in early March 2018, is now charged with first-degree murder and, i


Four people cash in on Amnesty Month in Warrensburg

WARRENSBURG - The Warrensburg Municipal Court had four people take advantage of Amnesty Month in March.During the time, Warrensburg residents with outstanding warrants had a chance to reschedule for a new court date without fear of arrest.Warrensburg Municipal Court Administrator Teresa Baumeister s


Man charged for shooting BB gun at youths

A Sweet Springs man is facing a class D felony charge after allegedly firing a BB gun toward children the morning of April 12. According to a probable cause statement filed to the Saline County Prosecuting Attorneys office, the girls alleged that the subject 29-year-old James Maberry shot at them at


Missouri State Fair announces another country concert

The Missouri State Fair continued its early announcements for the Pepsi Grandstand Concert Series on Thursday. The MSF announced Aaron Watson with Tim Montana will perform at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 17. Watson has released nearly a dozen country music albums, his latest being "Vaquero." Montana is kn


4 found dead after fire destroys Lake of the Ozarks home

LAKE OZARK, Mo. (AP) - Authorities say four have been found dead after a fire at Lake of the Ozarks. Lake Ozark Fire Protection District assistant chief Matt Birdsley said in a news release that firefighters rushed to the home just before 1 a.m. Thursday. Birdsley says the first crews on the scene


2 new measles exposure locations released after more cases confirmed in Kansas City

In this photo illustration, vials of measles, mumps and rubella vaccine are displayed on a counter at a Walgreens Pharmacy on January 26, 2015 in Mill Valley, California. (Photo by Illustration Justin Sullivan/Getty Images) In this photo illustration, vials of measles, mumps and rubella vaccine are


DEA Drug Take Back scheduled

The DEA Drug Take Back for unused, unneeded or expired prescription drugs will take place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, April 28, at BiLo Country Mart, 410 E. Young St., Warrensburgm. The Johnson County Juvenile Office, the Johnson Community Health Department, and the Warrensburg Police Departmen


Four people killed in Lake Ozark house fire

LAKE OZARK, Mo. - The Lake Ozark Fire Protection District confirmed four people are dead after an early morning fire Thursday. Firefighters were dispatched to to the home just before 1 a.m. off of Carol Road. First units on scene tried to do a primary search, but were met with "very bad fire conditi


Woman at Clinton home when Ofc. Morton was killed now facing 1st degree murder charge

CLINTON, Mo. - The woman Clinton police encountered shortly before they were hit by deadly gunfire that killed Officer Ryan Morton and injured two others is now facing a first-degree murder charge. Tammy Widger Tammy Widger, 37, was facing a 2nd degree murder charge in Henry County, in addition to o


Warrensburg teen takes theater skills to the next level

WARRENSBURG - Jahnaya Thomas, 13, Warrensburg, is taking her talents from Center Stage Academy to the Off Broadway Theatre, 3051 Central St., Kansas City, as she performs in the Spinning Tree Theatre's performance of the musical "Once on this Island." The Broadway musical tells the story of Ti Moune