Stephanie Graflage is a graduate of the Missouri School of Journalism with an emphasis in Magazine Journalism and a minor of business. While at Mizzou she was a proud member of Alpha Delta Pi sorority. She also served as a student assistant for the Mizzou Football team. While working for the Mizzou Football team, Stephanie was a part of the team that created GaryPinkel.com and helped increase the Mizzou Football presence on social media.
Stephanie is a St. Louis native who loves sports, especially college football. Her obsession with college football stems from her long time family tradition of attending home Mizzou football games.
She is a lover of Mexican food, Starbucks and chocolate and loves to be outdoors when the weather permits. On a nice day she can most likely be found hanging out near a pool or a lake listening to country music. In her free time, she also enjoys catching up on the latest episode of the Bachelor, Scandal or Nashville.
Most importantly, Stephanie is excited to be in Kansas City and have her family, which includes two older brothers and one younger sister, all in the same place for the first time in 15 years.


Recent Articles
  • Motorcycle police officer involved in crash near 51st and Northwest Waukomis Drive

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A Kansas City, Missouri motorcycle police officer was injured in a crash Tuesday in the Northland. The crash happened just before 12:40 p.m. near 51st and Northwest Waukomis Drive. A source on the scene said the officer was alert, but would be transported to the hospital to be treated for injuries. The extent of that officer’s injuries is not known. Police did say the officer was heading to help another officer when an SUV hit the […]

  • Two people dead, driver seriously injured after police chase ends in crash on 169-Highway

    SMITHVILLE, Mo. — Two people are dead and a third has serious injuries following a police pursuit that ended in a rollover crash in Clay County Monday night. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol’s online crash report, police attempted to stop a vehicle around 6:37 p.m., but the driver refused to stop. The officer began pursing the vehicle and Clay County Sheriff’s Department put out a spike strip. The driver of the vehicle police were pursuing over corrected in […]

  • Grandview police say missing 17-year-old was found safe

    *Update: Grandview police say after the teen heard that he had been reported missing, he went to the police station where detectives determined he was in good health. GRANDVIEW, Mo. — Grandview police are asking for the public’s help to locate a missing 17-year-old boy. Police said De’Sean Nelson left home Sunday around 7:30 a.m. to attend his high school’s cross-country practice, but he never returned home. Nelson was last seen near East 120th Court and Sycamore Avenue. According to […]

  • ‘Big milestone’: Former Chiefs QB Alex Smith’s wife shares update on social media

    WASHINGTON — Washington Redskins quarterback and former Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Alex Smith is out of his leg brace. Smith’s wife, Liz, shared two photos of herself and Smith Monday with the caption, “The last 8 months have been nothing short of crazy. Although it’s not over, today is a big milestone.” The 35-year-old broke his right tibia and fibula during a game in November and needed multiple operations. “We are shedding the weight Alex has been carrying (literally and figuratively),” […]

  • Police ask for help identifying 3 men they say shot Independence Gates Bar-B-Q employee

    INDEPENDENCE, Mo. — Police in Independence are investigating a shooting that happened at Gates Bar-B-Q early Monday morning. Police said around 2:45 a.m., three men wearing masks entered the restaurant along 40-Highway near South Hardy Avenue and assaulted an employee. According to police, one of the suspects shot the employee several times as they were taking off. The victim is currently in a local hospital fighting for their life. If you know anything about this shooting or who the suspects […]

  • KCK police ask for help finding 51-year-old has been missing for 2 weeks

    KANSAS CITY, Kan. — Kansas City, Kansas police are asking for help locating a 51-year-old woman who has not been seen in two weeks. Police say Victoria E. Douglas was last seen along 107th Terrace, which is near I-435 and Donahoo Road, on Thursday, June 27. Douglas has blond hair and green eyes. She is approximately 5 feet 4 inches tall and weighs 130 pounds. If you see Douglas or know where she is, please call Detective Cot Mendez at […]

  • Two people found dead in Liberty RV park off of 291-Highway

    LIBERTY, Mo. – Liberty police are investigating a possible murder-suicide that happened Wednesday morning. Captain Andrew Hendrick said police responded to Doc’s RV Park along Southview Drive around 9:15 a.m. after hearing reports that two people were dead. Police say one of the victims, who is 20 years old, lived at the address. They have not yet identified the second person who was found dead in a recreational vehicle. Anyone with information is asked to call the Liberty, Missouri Police […]

  • Traffic backing up on WB 670 due to semitrailer spilling pig intestines on highway

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A semitrailer spilled pig intestines all over the westbound lanes of I-670 just past 71-Highway Thursday morning and  caused quite the backup for drivers. Crews had to shut down at least three lanes of traffic and bring in a vehicle with a snow plow blade to clean up the mess. MoDOT estimated that it would take until noon to clear the highway, but they issued an update at 10 a.m. and said, “crews have almost cleared […]

  • Man in his 20s found dead on sidewalk near 63rd and S. Benton

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A homicide investigation is underway in Kansas City, Missouri  Thursday morning after police say someone found a man dead on the sidewalk. Police say they were dispatched to 63rd Street and South Benton around 5:45 a.m. The victim is described as a man in his 20s. Police did not release any further details. Anyone with information in this homicide is asked to call the TIPS Hotline at (816) 474-TIPS. There is a $25,000 reward for information […]

  • More than 27,000 KCP&L customers without power, trees down after morning storms

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — More than 27, 000 homes and businesses are without power after storms moved through the metro Wednesday morning. According to the outage map on Kansas City Power and Light’s website, the majority of the outages are in the metro area. There is no word yet on how long it will take crews to fully restore power. If you do not have power at your home, click or tap this link to report the outage. Below are […]

  • Woman arrested after allegedly pulling out gun, firing two shots while at Parkville DMV

    PARKVILLE, Mo. — Officials arrested a woman Tuesday they say was armed with a handgun and allegedly fired two shots while at a Parkville DMV office. Darin Snapp with the Kansas City Police Department originally said no shots were fired, but an officer on the scene issued an update and said two shots were fired. No one was injured. The incident happened before 11:30 p.m. “I just had a feeling. But I just didn’t think we were all in danger. […]

  • Wynonna and the Big Noise band to perform free concert at SantaCaliGon Festival

    INDEPENDENCE, Mo. — Longtime country star Wynonna and the Big Noise band are coming to town, and you can see them for free. They will help kick off the SantaCaliGon Festival Friday, Aug. 30 in Independence, Missouri on the Historic Independence Square. The festival is free to attend and runs through Monday, Sept. 2. Other entertainers include: Festival days and times: Friday, Aug. 30  12 – 11 p.m. 6:30 p.m. Brandon Cunningham Band 8 p.m. Big Time Grain Co. 9:30 […]

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