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Baker found guilty in wife’s shooting death

A jury has decided the fate of a Cameron man accused of killing his wife. Adam Baker was found guilty by a jury Thursday of second-degree murder and armed criminal action in connection with the fatal shooting of

Hot & humid with a chance of rain in your 7-day forecast

High humidity readings, warm temperatures and rain continue to highlight the weather forecast. Here’s the latest from the National Weather Service. Today: A 20% chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Areas of fog before 9am. Otherwise,

Buchanan County booking activity 7/15/2016

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 injured in Holt County crash

A crash on I-29 in Holt County Thursday afternoon sent an 83-year-old woman to the hospital. The Missouri State Highway Patrol says the accident happened at 2:08 pm on I-29 at the 67.2 mile marker, file miles

Funnel clouds spotted south of St. Joseph

The National Weather Service has issued a funnel cloud sighting in a special weather statement in storms that rolled through the area Thursday. At 4:21 p.m. the service said trained weather spotters and the public have reported

Sanitation concerns force Aquatic Park closure

Aquatic Park The St. Joseph Aquatic Park will be closed until this weekend due to sanitation concerns. The City Parks, Recreation and Civic Facilities said Thursday as a precautionary measure the pool will be closed to all

Area towns prepare for total solar eclipse

Solar Eclipse File Photo LATHROP, Mo. (AP) — Some small Missouri and Kansas towns that’ll offer a view next year’s total solar eclipse are trying to prepare for the event. The Kansas City Star reports that the

Ag groups host events at party conventions

Farm and agribusiness groups are planning their traditional events at the upcoming Republican and Democratic national conventions this month. DTN/The Progressive Farmer reports they’ll have some competition from a group called Plate of the Union, which is