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St. Joseph School District cancels Friday classes

The St. Joseph School District on Thursday afternoon decided not to put students and bus drivers at risk. Classes for Friday have been cancelled. Officials say neither students nor staff will report. The roads could be hazardous

Crime rate higher for the year, but heading lower

Click to view slideshow. Police Chief Chris Connally St. Joseph Police Chief Chris Connally says total crime reports last year were up two percent over the year before, but some categories reached their lowest levels in years.

Ice Storm Warning issued

Ice Storm Warning …ICE STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM FRIDAY TO MIDNIGHT CST SUNDAY NIGHT… THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN KANSAS CITY/PLEASANT HILL HAS ISSUED AN ICE STORM WARNING, WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 9

Rape charges filed in attack on neighbor

Vernail Moore A 45-year-old St. Joseph man is due in court Friday after allegedly going to a neighbor’s house in an intoxicated condition and raping his neighbor. Vernail Moore is charged with 2nd-degree rape. According to the

Crash causes gas leak in St. Joseph

Courtesy Google Maps The St. Joseph Police Department is urging people to avoid the area of S 11th St. between Garfield Ave. and Hickory due to a gas leak. Authorities sent out the alert shortly before 10:30