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
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 Carlee.Edwards@lstribune.net 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
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
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
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)