Missouri

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December 29, 2017 - 7:36 pm
A Kansas City man has been charged with fatally shooting his estranged wife and running her over with a car. Howard Tyrone Neely, 35, of Kansas City, was charged Thursday with second-degree murder and armed criminal action in the Dec. 16 killing of Joegina Davis. Bond is set at $250,000. Court...
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December 14, 2017 - 6:27 pm
A third man has been convicted in the killing of a suburban Kansas City gun shop owner during an attempted robbery. The trial for Nicquan Midgyett, 22, of Kansas City, Missouri, was underway when he pleaded guilty Wednesday to first-degree murder, attempted aggravated robbery, and conspiracy to...
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December 13, 2017 - 10:26 am
A man has been charged with dragging an 86-year-old man to death in Kansas City, Kansas, as he tried to stop his pickup truck from being stolen. Thirty-one-year-old Dominic McGee was charged Tuesday with first-degree murder and theft in the Nov. 29 death of Frank Davila. Bond is set at $500,000...
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December 11, 2017 - 7:47 pm
Police say four people are in custody after a carjacking led to one of the suspects being shot by Kansas City police. Authorities say a carjacking in Kansas City, Kansas, on Monday led to a police chase that ended when the car stopped in downtown Kansas City, Missouri, near City Hall. Police...
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December 11, 2017 - 4:16 am
Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens has rappelled into a bull-riding event, crawled through dirt in a SWAT obstacle course and entered a burning building with firefighters during his first few months in office. The 43-year-old Republican revels in the physical feats, posting videos on Facebook and using...
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December 06, 2017 - 8:43 pm
The parent company of EaglePicher Technologies is planning to sell the longtime Joplin employer but no deal is imminent. Penny Gibson, vice president of human resources at EaglePicher, said St. Louis-based VECTRA has told employees that the process of selling the company is in the early stages. The...
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November 30, 2017 - 9:14 pm
Authorities investigating deadly hit-and-run crash in central Kansas. The victim was identified as James Zager, 65, of Holden, Missouri. Great Bend police said in a news release says Zager was walking across a street Wednesday night when he was struck by a full-size pickup truck with an unknown...
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November 23, 2017 - 2:54 pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Police in Kansas City, Missouri, say a corrections officer was assaulted by a prisoner at the Jackson County Regional Correctional Center and is in critical condition. The Kansas City Star reports police were dispatched to a local hospital Wednesday night in response to an...
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November 21, 2017 - 8:57 pm
WICHITA, Kan. (KNSS) — The Catholic dioceses in Jefferson City, Missouri has a Kansas priest as their new Bishop. The Wichita Eagle reports that Pope Francis named the Rev. W. Shawn McKnight to lead the diocese in central Missouri. Rev. McKnight will succeed Bishop John Gaydos, who has served for...
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November 21, 2017 - 8:25 pm
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Shareholders have overwhelmingly approved a proposed merger of Kansas' largest electric company with a Missouri firm. Kansas City, Missouri-based Great Plains Energy Inc. and Topeka-based Westar Energy Inc. announced in a news release Tuesday that more than 90 percent of the...
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