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Obituaries September 6-7

Anita Marie Breit 1943-2016 Anita Marie Breit, 72, of Savannah, MO, passed away at her home Tuesday, September 6, 2016. She was born in Leavenworth, KS on December 11, 1943, to Albert & Ester (Heitzman) Wacker. She

Shots fired on Ridenbaugh Street Friday morning

Police are investigating after a report of shots fired in the area of 10th and Ridenbaugh Streets in St. Joseph early Friday morning. According to the St. Joseph Police Department, the shots were reported at 2:47 am. Investigators recovered shell

Buchanan County booking activity 9/9/2016

Here’s the latest booking activity from the Buchanan County Jail. All persons included in this post are innocent of crimes until proven guilty in a court of law. These are courtesy photos. This information is provided by

Woman sentenced to life in prison for murder

Angela Henderson A St. Joseph woman was sentenced to life in prison for the murder of Sam Justice nearly four years ago. Angela Henderson was one of three people charged with the fatal stabbing, which investigators said

Standoff near 18th/Walnut

St. Joseph police continue their efforts to execute a search warrant at a home near 18th and Walnut without the cooperation of several suspects barricaded inside the house. Capt. Jeff Wilson says police spotted a vehicle at

Another Route 6 closure planned for Friday

AMITY, Mo – Another DeKalb County route is scheduled to close for up to four hours as part of the wind farm project throughout west and central parts of the county. The upcoming Route 6 closure is

Savannah teacher named Missouri Teacher of the Year

Darbi Valenti(Courtesy of Savannah R3 School District) A teacher at Savannah’s Minnie Cline Elementary School was honored today as the state of Missouri’s Teacher of the Year. Fifth grade math teacher Darbi Valenti was recognized at a

Fatality accident victim identified

The Platte County Sheriff’s Office has released the name of a motorist who was killed in a crash along P Highway north of Hardesty on Sunday. The driver of the 2004 black Dodge truck that crashed is