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Independence, Missouri is located in Jackson County. Zip codes in Independence, MO include 64058, 64052, and 64051. The median home price in Independence is $92,000 which is roughly $68/per square foot. More Independence information.

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2 hrs ago | The Raw Story

Missouri teenager in medically-induced coma after cop uses Taser on him

The FBI is investigating the police department in Independence, Missouri for alleged use of excessive force following an incident that resulted in a 17-year-old boy requiring a medically-induced coma to help treat injuries to his brain, KCTV-TV reported. 17-year-old Bryce Masters is listed in critical condition following his encounter with Officer Tim Runnels on Sunday, during which Runnels used a Taser on the teen.


3 hrs ago | KMBC-TV

Police release more details in weekend Taser incident

Independence Police held a news conference on Monday afternoon to release more details on a weekend traffic stop that ended with a teen getting critically injured after a Taser was deployed. NEW INFORMATION ON HIS CONDITION AND THE UNIQUE WAY CLASSMATES ARE SHOWING THEIR SUPPORT.


Fri Sep 12, 2014

Lee's Summit Tribune

New Police Chief Travis Forbes Sworn In

September 12, 2014 Tribune Photo/Ron Wight By Carlee Edwards Lee's Summit's new chief of police, Travis Forbes, was sworn in on Friday, September 5, at the Lee's Summit Police Department offices. City Manager Steve Arbo opened the ceremony by reading the department's mission statement and stating for the audience the values that the department hopes to reflect.


Thu Sep 11, 2014


'Ralph Peer: Record Man' at Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum

Ralph Peer: Record Man , an intimate exhibit at the Country Music Hall of FameA and Museum, will be unveiled today, September 12. He hailed from Independence, Missouri, but the mark Ralph S. Peer left on popular music spread across the globe. He was a pioneer in recording, music publishing and artist management.


Thu Sep 04, 2014

Advocates Seek Higher Pay For Home-Care Workers Paid Under Medicaid Program

Several Missouri legislators are among health-care advocates who on Thursday called on Gov. Jay Nixon to use his influence to increase wages for home-care workers, who now average $8.60 an hour. Several legislators, including state Sens. Jamilah Nasheed, D-St.


Kansas City InfoZine

Independence Man Indicted for Child Porn

That indictment was unsealed and made public following Braile's arrest and initial court appearance. Braile remains in federal custody pending the court's ruling on a motion for detention.


Wed Sep 03, 2014


Dog missing after crash reunited with owner

There is some great news for a family who has been searching for their dog that went missing after a crash as they have been reunited. Chance went missing about a week ago in Independence, MO, after Heflin got into a wreck while Chance was in the car.


Super Chevy Magazine

1967 Chevrolet Camaro - Escape Artist

Doubtless, the number of shops specializing in the Pro Touring ethic has increased exponentially in the past few years.


Tue Sep 02, 2014

Asia News Network

Petaling Jaya: It's time to walk the talk

The official line is that the Merdeka celebration on Sunday was a great success.


Sedalia News Journal

Higley dominates huge field of B-mods for $1,500 payday at CMS

A scorching late summer day eventually turned into a volatile weather situation that better resembled springtime in the Midwest rather than late August.


Sun Aug 31, 2014


Crowds flock to KC-area holiday weekend festivals

Crowds took advantage of a sunny afternoon to visit weekend festivals across the Kansas City area, including the Irish Fest at Crown Center and Santa-Cali-Gon Days in Independence.


Tue Aug 26, 2014

WIBW-TV Topeka

House Explosion Rocks Independence, MO, Neighborhood

Authorities are investigating after a house explosion Tuesday August 26, 2014 rocked an Independence, Missouri neighborhood.


Red Eye Chicago

'The Oregon Trail' inspires a play at The Annoyance Theatre

If ever you've recalled vague memories of fording your covered wagon across a river, hunting for bison in the middle of brutal winter or watching your youngest drop dead at the hands of an indigenous American, chances are you were once a pioneer - at least in the virtual sense - making the lonely trek with your family from Independence, Mo.


Sun Aug 24, 2014

Washington Examiner

Vacation assignment for Obama: A real Russia strategy

Not a day off since Christmas. The president deserved a real vacation - to sit on the newly screened back porch, daydream for an afternoon, then enjoy a quiet supper.


Fri Aug 22, 2014

Washington Times

Super Bowl Task Force to begin work

Missouri lawmakers approved a resolution earlier this year urging the NFL to play a Super Bowl at Arrowhead Stadium.


Thu Aug 21, 2014

Richmond Daily News

Jo's Jottings: Kiwanians learn number of abused and neglected children alarming

So far this has been a busy week. At the regular meeting of the Richmond Kiwanis Club Tuesday, Aug. 12, the program was given by Marti Cowherd concerning youth programs especially for abused and neglected children.


Wed Aug 20, 2014


Woman shot in robbery at Independence insurance office

Police are looking for a man who shot a woman during a robbery at an insurance office in Independence on Wednesday afternoon.


Midwest Chimney Safety Council completes charity project for scout camp

Chimney and high-efficiency wood-burning stove installation at the boy scout camp at Lake of the Ozarks, MO by the Midwest Chimney Safety Council volunteers The Midwest Chimney Safety Council, based in Independence, Missouri, completed the installation of a high efficiency wood-burning stove and stainless steel chimney at the Lake of the Ozarks ... (more)



Harold Eugene Bozarth - Travis-Noe Funeral Home

The son of Vern and Eunice Bozarth, he was born November 26, 1950 in Kirksville, Missouri.


Deseret News

Picturing history: Mound Grove Cemetery

Seen here is the burial site of two presidents of the Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, now the Community of Christ.



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