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Joint investigation leads to 3 arrests in connection with Buchanan County homicide

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The Buchanan County Sheriff’s Dept. has taken three people into custody in connection with the murder investigation of 28-year-old Richard …Read More

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Press release from Buchanan County Sheriff’s Dept. on murder investigation

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Press release on investigation. Click Here for the full story.

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Cameron man charged with having sex with “developmentally slow” teenage girl

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A Cameron man is behind bars for allegedly having sex with a 13-year-old girl who is developmentally disabled. Jeremy Woodring …Read More

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Platte County law school grad gets 20 years for conspiring to launder drug money

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KANSAS CITY, KAN. – A Platte County woman who is a law school graduate has been sentenced to 20 years …Read More

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Clinton County booking activity 4/12/2015–4/25/2015

Jail Activity, Local News

Here’s the latest booking activity from the Clinton County Jail. All persons included in this post are innocent of crimes …Read More

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Deputy injured in crash

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A Nodaway County Sheriff’s Deputy was injured in a crash Sunday as he was responding to an emergency call. According …Read More

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Road Work for Northwest Missouri, April 27 – May 3

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ST. JOSEPH, Mo. – The following is a listing of general highway maintenance and construction work in the Northwest Missouri …Read More

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Authorities identify man pulled from river, murder investigation underway

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The Buchanan County Sheriff’s Department has identified the body of a man pulled from the Platte River Saturday evening as …Read More

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Authorities investigating death of man pulled from river

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The Buchanan County Sheriff’s Dept. is investigating the death of a man after his body was pulled from the river. …Read More

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St. Joseph man’s father lost at sea again

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HONOLULU (AP) — The Coast Guard said over the weekend that it’s continuing to look for a Hawaii fisherman with ties …Read More

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Griffons earn home series against Washburn to open MIAA Tournament

College, Missouri Western, Sports

ST. JOSEPH – After winning 10 of its final 13 games of the regular season, the Missouri Western baseball team …Read More

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Kansas City drops two games to White Sox Sunday

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CHICAGO (AP) — David Robertson threw the first pitch of the afternoon and the last one. And the Chicago White …Read More

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Western softball gets No. 4 seed in MIAA Tournament; open with Northwest

College, Missouri Western, Sports

ST. JOSEPH – The Missouri Western softball team has landed the fourth seed in the MIAA Tournament after finishing the …Read More

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Bearcat softball ends regular season with sweep of Washburn

College, Northwest Missouri State, Sports

The Northwest Missouri State softball team picked up a pair of victories in the regular season finale against Washburn Sunday …Read More

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No. 14 Mizzou gets swept at 8th-ranked Vanderbilt

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. – No. 14 Mizzou baseball dropped its series finale at No. 8 Vanderbilt on Sunday at Hawkins Field. …Read More

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Cardinals drop series finale at Milwaukee 6-3

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MILWAUKEE (AP) — Adam Lind’s homer gave a quick boost to the Brewers’ struggling hitters. The runs that Mike Fiers …Read More

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Northwest men’s tennis wins MIAA Tournament Championship

College, Northwest Missouri State, Sports

The Northwest Missouri State University men’s tennis team claimed the 2015 MIAA Tournament Championship on Sunday with a 5-0 victory …Read More

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Western to poll board of Governors over Spratt Stadium

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Missouri Western sent out a public notification Friday afternoon regarding the polling of its Board of Governors on renovation to …Read More

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Griffon softball gets swept at home by No. 20 Emporia State

College, Missouri Western, Sports

ST. JOSEPH – The Missouri Western softball team had its offense stymied in a doubleheader sweep at the hands of …Read More

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No. 14 Missouri loses Saturday at 8th-ranked Vanderbilt 12-2

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. – No. 14 Mizzou baseball dropped game two of its series at No. 8 Vanderbilt, 12-2, on Saturday …Read More

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Two men arrested on warrants after Grand St. standoff

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The St. Joseph Police Department has taken two men into custody after a police situation on Grand St. Wednesday evening. …Read More

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Trial over Missouri’s treatment of sexual predators begins

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ST. LOUIS (AP) — A trial regarding the constitutionality of a Missouri Department of Mental Health program for people convicted …Read More

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Obituaries from April 15 – 20

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Bonnie L. Parks 1955-2015 Bonnie L. Parks, 59, St. Joseph, Missouri died Saturday, April 18, 2015 at her home. She …Read More

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Rollover accident sends St. Joseph man to the hospital

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A rollover accident sent a St. Joseph man to the hospital Wednesday night. According to Sgt. Wayne Byrom with the St. …Read More

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Fryer fire shuts down St. Joseph Ave. Burger King

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A small fire has forced the St. Joseph Ave. Burger King to keep its doors closed Thursday Morning. According to …Read More

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Central hires Jared Boone as girls’ basketball coach

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Central High School has hired Jared Boone as its next girls’ basketball coach. Boone was the top assistant coach for …Read More

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Kansas City loses series finale to Minnesota 3-0

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Mike Pelfrey pitched seven scoreless innings to pick up his first victory since 2013 as …Read More

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Griffons move up to No. 5 in Central Region softball rankings

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ST. JOSEPH – After taking a break from competition last week, the Missouri Western softball team has moved up one …Read More

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Wong’s tiebreaking double in 8th helps Cardinals top Nats

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Kolten Wong homered and drove in the tiebreaking run with a double in the eighth inning to …Read More

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Both Griffon golf teams finish seventh at MIAA Championship

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LAWRENCE, Kan. – The Missouri Western men’s golf team finished in seventh place at the MIAA Championship on Wednesday. Scott …Read More

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Northwest Missouri State men’s tennis blanks Graceland

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The Northwest Missouri State University men’s tennis team beat Graceland University, 9-0, on Wednesday afternoon at the Frank Grube Courts …Read More

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MWSU baseball & softball alter weekend schedules

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ST. JOSEPH – Pending weather has forced the Missouri Western baseball and softball teams to alter weekend schedules. Griffon Softball …Read More

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Kansas announces changes to spring football game day schedule

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LAWRENCE, Kan. — Kansas Athletics has a fun day of events and activities planned surrounding the annual Kansas football Spring …Read More

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Buchanan County booking activity 4/22/2015

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Here’s the latest booking activity from the Buchanan County Jail. All persons included in this post are innocent of crimes …Read More

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Wichita man sentenced for second bank robbery at the same bank!

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If at first you don’t succeed, you may not the second time either. A Kansas man was sentenced Wednesday for …Read More

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Administrative Professionals Day at YWCA sees slight increase this year in St. Joseph

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Attendance was up slightly at this year’s YWCA Administrative Professionals Day event. Around 55 people attended Wednesday’s  luncheon hosted by …Read More

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Two sentenced for Burlington Junction bank robbery

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Two Iowa men were sentenced in federal court Wednesday for the armed robbery of a Burlington Junction, Mo., bank. Donald …Read More

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“Cronkite” production entered in Pulitzer competition

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A group of scholars and journalists entered Missouri Western State University’s multimedia performance about Walter Cronkite in the competition for …Read More

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Kaw Nation planning to return to land it owns in Kansas

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COUNCIL GROVE, Kan. (AP) — An American Indian tribe is returning to its land in northeast Kansas, beginning with a …Read More

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Emerald ash borer traps to be set across Kansas

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TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — State and national agricultural workers are planning to set traps across Kansas to prevent the spread …Read More

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Man sentenced in Platte County for “sextortion” case

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A Kansas City man was sentenced to 18-years in prison for trying to coerce a 16-year-old girl to have sex …Read More

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Fugitive from out-of-state arrested in Daviess County on rape charge

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The Missouri State Highway Patrol has arrested an Oklahoma man in Daviess County wanted on rape charges. 44-year-old Wayne K. Edwards …Read More

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