1 hr ago
This is a test of the 2014 Colorado senate race. This is only a test:
Do you remember [http://www.theguardian.com/world/2014/sep/12/israeli-intelligence-reservists-refuse-serve-palestinian-territories this past Friday's news] about 40 former soldiers and reservists ... This is just tragic, but it falls in line with the batshit craziness that has been going on with law enforcement as of late. An Independence MO cop used a taser and critically injured a 17-year-old ... The Neo-Confederate movement has been trying to jump start itself of late.
5 hrs ago
Tony's Kansas City
TKC Breaking News!!! Kansas City Cop Block Activist Toni Bones Leads...
In light of recent Kansas City clashes with police and increasing questions regarding police tactics, Cop Block and their lead activist Toni Bones lead locals in a National Day Of Resistance. To wit .
Tue Sep 16, 2014
Teen critical from stun gun; FBI investigates case
Doctors were trying Tuesday to awaken a suburban Kansas City teenager who was put in a medically induced coma after a police officer critically injured him with a stun gun in an incident the FBI is investigating. Bryce Masters, 17, of Independence, is being treated for a lack of oxygen to the brain that occurred when his heart stopped after he was shocked Sunday afternoon, his family members said Tuesday in a statement released through their attorney, Daniel Haus.
Lee's Summit Tribune
FBI to Probe Allegations of Excessive Use of Force by an Independence, Missouri Police Officer
September 16, 2014 Press release issued by Public Affairs Specialist Bridget Patton The FBI Kansas City Division has initiated an investigation into the allegations of excessive use of force by a member of the Independence, Missouri Police Department in reference to an altercation that occurred Sunday, September 14, 2014. The FBI has primary investigative jurisdiction over allegations of civil rights violations.
Mon Sep 15, 2014
NBC Action News
Only on: Brother gives update on stunned teen
Flood Warning issued September 14 at 10:05PM CDT expiring September 17 at 9:30PM CDT in effect for: Carroll, Chariton, Linn, Livingston Flood Warning issued September 14 at 10:33AM CDT expiring September 16 at 3:10AM CDT in effect for: Chariton, Howard, Saline Flood Warning issued September 14 at 10:05PM CDT expiring September 18 at 9:17AM CDT in effect for: Carroll, Chariton Flood Warning issued September 14 at 10:33AM CDT expiring September 15 at 10:00PM CDT in effect for: Carroll, Chariton, Saline Flood Warning issued September 14 at 10:33AM CDT expiring September 15 at 9:16PM CDT in effect for: Linn, Livingston Flood Warning issued September 14 at 10:33AM CDT expiring September 16 at 10:16AM CDT in effect for: Platte Flood Warning issued September 14 at 10:33AM CDT expiring September 16 at 6:22PM CDT in effect for: Platte INDEPENDENCE, Mo.
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.
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.