Recent Articles
  • Singer Eddie Money dead at 70, just weeks after sharing he had esophageal cancer

    NEW YORK — Eddie Money, the singer known for such hits as “Two Tickets to Paradise” and “Take Me Home Tonight,” has died at the age of 70, TMZ is reporting. In August Money announced that he was diagnosed with stage 4 esophageal cancer. He made the announcement in an episode of his AXS TV reality series “Real Money.” Money said he discovered he had cancer after what he thought was a routine checkup. Then he learned that the disease had […]

  • Driver strikes, kills girlfriend of Browns DE Chris Smith as she was standing by car after crash

    CLEVELAND — The girlfriend of Browns defensive end Chris Smith was killed in a roadside crash that happened after his car spun out on the highway. The team said Petara Cordero, died when she was struck by an oncoming car on I-90 West at around 2 a.m. Wednesday. Cordero was a passenger in Smith’s Lamborghini, which had a tire malfunction and he struck the median wall. Cordero exited the vehicle and was standing on the road’s shoulder when a car […]

  • President Trump will propose ban on flavors used in e-cigarettes

    WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump said Wednesday his administration will propose banning thousands of flavors used in e-cigarettes to combat a recent surge in underage vaping . The Food and Drug Administration will develop guidelines to remove from the market all e-cigarette flavors except tobacco, Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar told reporters during an Oval Office appearance with the president, first lady Melania Trump and the acting FDA commissioner, Ned Sharpless. Trump said vaping has become such a problem […]

  • 26-year-old man from Indiana dies from shock at Atchison, Kansas grain bin

    ATCHISON, Kan. — Federal officials are investigating the death of an Indiana man at a northeast Kansas grain processing plant. The Atchison Globe reports that Atchison County Sheriff Jack Laurie says 26-year-old Angel Silas-Deleon, of Logansport, Indiana, died from an electrical shock Friday at the CargillAg plant in the Cummings area. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration has opened an investigation into the death. Laurie said Silas-Deleon was working on a grain bin with a contractor crew from CCSGroup of Seward, Nebraska. […]

  • Patriots wide receiver Antonio Brown accused of rape by former trainer; lawsuit filed

    New England Patriots wide receiver Antonio Brown has been accused of rape by a former trainer. Britney Taylor says Brown sexually assaulted her on three occasions, according to a lawsuit filed Tuesday in the Southern District of Florida. Brown has denied the allegations. Darren Heitner, a lawyer representing Brown, told The Associated Press his client plans to countersue. “He will pursue all legal remedies to not only clear his name, but to also protect other professional athletes against false accusations,” […]

  • Missouri lawmakers working to bring back sales tax break for car trade-ins

    JEFFERSON CITY, Mo.  — Missouri lawmakers began a special session Monday to bring back a sales tax break for multi-vehicle trade-ins, a tax credit that residents use an estimated 14,000 times a year. Republican Gov. Mike Parson called lawmakers back to work after the Missouri Supreme Court in June ended the sales tax break for multiple car trade-ins. Previously, Department of Revenue officials allowed people to subtract the value of multiple trade-in vehicles against the cost of a replacement vehicle, then calculate […]

  • Missouri man behind bars for allegedly stabbing & strangling girlfriend’s dog

    COLUMBIA, Mo. — A Missouri man has been charged with stabbing and then strangling his girlfriend’s dog to death after taking ecstasy. Mark Michael Jones Jr., of Columbia, is jailed on $10,000 bond after he was charged last week with a felony count of animal abuse. No attorney is listed for him in online court records. The Columbia Missourian reports that the girlfriend went to see what happened on Aug. 25 when she heard her dog yelp multiple times. The probable cause […]

  • Missouri couple wins 2nd big Lottery prize

    FARMINGTON, Mo. — Don’t try telling Marilyn and Jimmie Lovelace that lightning doesn’t strike twice, not after the Missouri couple won a big Lottery prize for the second time — and narrowly missed out on a second multi-million dollar payout. The Missouri Lottery says the Farmington couple matched four of five white-ball numbers drawn, plus the Powerball, in the Sept. 4 Powerball drawing. That earned them a $50,000 prize. The same couple won a $3.7 million Lotto jackpot prize in […]

  • Missouri man charged in killing of woman 3 decades ago

    MOUNT VERNON, Mo. — Thirty-one years after Cynthia Smith was found dead at a rural Missouri cemetery, a suspect is now charged in her death. Meanwhile, a published report said investigators are trying to determine if the man is responsible for two other killings. Lawrence Gene Timmons of Pierce City, Missouri, was charged Friday with first-degree murder in Smith’s 1988 death. The Springfield News-Leader reported that Timmons, 65, also is under investigation in the 1990s deaths of his first wife and his […]

  • Music director at KC Symphony to step down in 2023

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The longtime music director for the Kansas City Symphony will leave his position, but not for a few years. The symphony on Monday announced that Michael Stern will step down at the end of the 2022-23 season. After that, he will become music director laureate. A news release from the symphony also notes that Stern’s contract has been renewed through the 2022-23 season. Candidates to replace Stern will guest conduct during the 2021-22 season. Stern began […]

  • Sheriff: New evidence confirms ID of Missouri woman whose body was found in suitcase

    PINEVILLE, Mo. — Authorities say dental records and a tattoo support an earlier tentative identification of a body found on a hillside in southwest Missouri. McDonald County Sheriff Michael Hall said Monday the new evidence suggests the body found July 29 near Noel is that of 25-year-old Jessica McCormack, of Noel. Investigators believe she was stuffed into a suitcase that rolled down a hill after being thrown from a moving vehicle. Hall tentatively identified the body in August. The Joplin Globe reports Hall […]

  • Missouri woman killed in apparent road rage shooting

    CARUTHERSVILLE, Mo. — Police in southeast Missouri continue to search for a suspect after a woman was shot and died in an apparent road rage incident. KFVS-TV reports that 42-year-old Carey Taylor of Caruthersville was shot around 9 a.m. Friday on Highway 412 in Pemiscot County. The Missouri State Highway Patrol says a speeding SUV came up suddenly behind a car carrying Taylor and a man. The SUV tailgated the car, then passed and slowed down. When the victims’ car […]

Notice: you are using an outdated browser. Microsoft does not recommend using IE as your default browser. Some features on this website, like video and images, might not work properly. For the best experience, please upgrade your browser.