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Report of man with gun draws officers to WRDCC

Quite a scare at the Western Reception Diagnostic and Correctional Center Friday morning. Prison officials alerted the Missouri State Highway Patrol that there was a man walking the grounds of the WRDCC with a gun. State troopers

Cameron man charged with raping his wife

Matthew Jackman A hearing is scheduled later this month for a Cameron man accused of raping his wife. The victim told police last week she woke up in bed to her husband’s persistent efforts to have sex,

Shots fired near 15th and Edmond

St. Joseph police are investigating after the report of shots fired in the Midtown area Friday morning. Shortly before 6:30 a.m. Friday, people started calling police dispatchers to report hearing shots fired near South 15th Street and

Buchanan County booking activity 9/2/2016

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

No Work Zones Planned Over Labor Day Weekend

JEFFERSON CITY – All construction work on state routes in Missouri will stop starting at noon on Friday for the Labor Day holiday weekend.   Some work zones have permanent lane closures and barriers will remain in

Drug charges filed against robbery suspect

Dominick Hearn Charges have been filed in connection with a robbery report early Wednesday morning. Dominick W. Hearn, 22, is due in court Friday to face a judge on one count of possession of a controlled substance.

Clear, cooler weather in your 7-day forecast

Clear and cool weather are on tap for the next week or so. Here’s the 7-day forecast from the National Weather Service. Today: Sunny, with a high near 79. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph. Tonight: Mostly

Obituaries August 30

Eva Mae Wrigley 1928-2016 Eva Mae Wrigley, 87, St. Joseph, Missouri passed away Tuesday, August 30, 2016. She was born December 20, 1928 in Savannah, Missouri. Eva was a member of Savannah United Methodist Church for 46

McCaskill confirms 2018 run during Missouri military tour

Senator McCaskill met with local leaders earlier this week SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — U.S. Sen. Claire McCaskill has confirmed that she’ll run for re-election in 2018. The Springfield News-Leader reports the Missouri Democrat said Tuesday while visiting