Wingshooting classes to be held in KC area

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Kansas City, Mo. – The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) will offer Effective Wingshooting for the Hunter courses in the Kansas City and Warrensburg areas. These courses help shotgun hunters improve shooting skills, understand shot shell loads and choke patterns, estimate range, and understand the benefits of nontoxic shot. Registration is now open for an […]

Jury convicts KC man of drug trafficking

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A Kansas City, Mo., man was convicted in federal court Friday of his role in conspiracies to distribute methamphetamine in Jackson County, Mo., and to engage in money laundering. Travis Ybarra, also known as “HoodNutt,” 27, of Kansas City, was found guilty of participating in a conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine from Jan. 1, 2009, to […]

Highway Patrol releases name of trooper killed on duty

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The Missouri State Highway Patrol said Trooper James M. Bava died Friday as a result of a one-vehicle traffic crash in Audrain County. MSHP reports that at 8:29 am, Trooper Bava, 25, radioed he observed a motorcyclist commit a traffic violation on Missouri Route FF in Audrain County. A few minutes later, communications operators at […]

After delay, Kansas City streetcars to arrive in October

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Kansas City officials say the supplier of streetcars for the city’s new downtown line is promising a new delivery date. The cars were expected in July. City officials are concerned the streetcars won’t arrive in time for use by the thousands of people who attend the Big 12 conference basketball […]

Funding appears elusive for St. Louis police body cameras

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ST. LOUIS (AP) — St. Louis’ top elected officials are discussing whether to purchase body cameras for the city’s police force, but finding money for the technology that’s estimated to cost up to $2 million appears elusive. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that no action was taken on the issue at the Thursday meeting of […]

Missouri highway patrol trooper killed in accident


MEXICO, Mo. (AP) — The Missouri State Highway Patrol says one of its troopers has died in an accident in northeast Missouri. KRCG-TV reports the accident happened Friday morning on a rural road in Audrain County. Cpl. Scott White says It’s unclear how the accident happened. He says the trooper was following a motorcycle before […]

Planned Parenthood releases report saying videos were edited, Missouri Senator says investigation will continue


(Missourinet) – Planned Parenthood has released a report from an analysis it commissioned of fi of the videos that have been released by an anti-abortion group alleging it has illegally profited from the sale of fetal tissue. The Missouri Senator chairing his chamber’s committee investigating the organization says that inquiry won’t be halted because of […]