Posts
  • James Cox's mugshot provided by Grain Valley police.

    Victim says man charged with rape, domestic assault recorded portion of attack on cell phone

    GRAIN VALLEY, Mo. — A 46-year-old man has been charged with four felonies related to a rape and assault that allegedly happened on March 22. James P. Cox of Grain Valley is charged with one count of first-degree rape, two counts of first-degree sodomy and one count of second-degree domestic assault. Police say a portion of the […]

  • Tragedy inspires former cop, Blue Springs dad to teach children how to fend off stranger danger

    BLUE SPRINGS, Mo. — The FBI says a child goes missing every 40 seconds in the United States, and now one Blue Springs dad and ex-cop is working to change that. Former Blue Springs police officer Nick Spencer said it all started last year, after prosecutors say a man kidnapped, raped and murdered 10-year-old Hailey […]

  • File photo

    Authorities: Woman posed as lawyer for decade, named partner

    PITTSBURGH (AP) — Authorities say a Pennsylvania woman used forged documents to pretend to be a lawyer for a decade and made partner before her fraud was discovered. Forty-five-year-old Kimberly Kitchen, of James Creek, was charged Thursday with forgery and unauthorized practice of law. The attorney general says Kitchen fooled BMZ Law by forging a […]

  • DENVER ,CO--OCTOBER 21ST 2010--The gavel cracks on a foreclosure sale in the Public Trustees offices at the Wellington Webb building during a foreclosure auction Thursday morning. Andy Cross, The Denver Post

    Authorities: Woman posed as lawyer for decade, named partner

    PITTSBURGH (AP) — Authorities say a Pennsylvania woman used forged documents to pretend to be a lawyer for a decade and made partner before her fraud was discovered. Forty-five-year-old Kimberly Kitchen, of James Creek, was charged Thursday with forgery and unauthorized practice of law. The attorney general says Kitchen fooled BMZ Law by forging a […]

  • michelle-wilkins

    Coroner: Baby cut from woman showed no ‘signs of life’ outside of womb

    BOULDER, Colo. — An autopsy performed on the 34-week fetus that was cut out of Michelle Wilkins during an attack earlier this month showed no signs of life outside of the womb, the Boulder County Coroner’s Office said Friday. “At this time neither the autopsy or the investigation have provided any evidence that the baby […]

  • Parents upset that letters from Belton school made kids insecure about weight, weren’t more private

    BELTON, Mo. — Some parents in the Belton School District are upset over a letter their children brought home from school. The letter has some elementary-aged kids questioning their own weight. Students at Hillcrest Elementary School were weighed and measured for their BMI — or body mass index — in their physical education class. The […]

  • 1

    Joe’s Weather Blog: Drips/flakes and OK tornadoes

    In a way there is a lot going on with the weather around these parts but in a way there isn’t any large storm that will be affecting the area for awhile…we have small systems though to talk about as the blog kicks off this afternoon. Forecast: Tonight: Increasing clouds and chilly. Rain showers moving […]

  • How healthy is your county? 2015 rankings released

    KANSAS CITY, Kan. — The Kansas City metro again has several of the healthiest counties in Missouri and Kansas and also one of the least healthy. The 2015 rankings were released Wednesday morning by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. There are two rankings. One is health outcomes which includes things like premature deaths. The other […]

  • Youth meditation encouraged to reduce stress and anxiety

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Janet Nima Taylor, Matt Foster Youth Meditation director, 7-year-old Will Hale shared why they think youth meditation is important. They said the practice is beneficial because children and teens have stress too.  Meditation enables self-soothing, which ultimately results in happier kids.  Watch the video above for tips on how to help youth meditate.

  • Man who hit toddler with car in OP says incident makes him emotional

    OVERLAND PARK, Kan. – A toddler remains in the hospital Monday night after a car backed over her in an Overland Park apartment complex Sunday afternoon. Police said it happened at The Princeton Court Apartments on West 87th Street. A man who claims to have been driving the car, who only wants to go by […]

  • Amy's Kitchen voluntarily recalled around 73,000 cases of frozen meals due to that Listeria monocytogenes may be present in spinach used in the production of the meals.
(Image: Amy's Kitchen/FDA)

    Amy’s Kitchen recalls products that could contain listeria

    (CNN) — Amy’s Kitchen Inc. says it’s recalling nearly 74,000 cases of its products that could contain listeria. In a statement released through the Food and Drug Administration on Sunday, Amy’s Kitchen said that it was voluntarily recalling the products after learning from one of its suppliers that it may have received organic spinach that […]

  • 610lightning 027

    Joe’s Weather Blog: Colder/Warmer/Colder (MON-3/23)

    Good afternoon…as expected cooler temperatures (really just a return back to seasonable) are prevailing in the region as readings at the noon hour are near 50° in the area. This cooler air mass will win the fight tomorrow it appears before retreating northwards on WED before the chilly weather returns in earnest later in the […]