Independence, Mo. Selected for Part of $42M Public Data ProgramThe Missouri town is one of eight cities selected by former New York Mayor, Michael Bloomberg to make better use of data.
Man Sentenced to 15 Years for Secretly Recording Young GirlsA suburban Kansas City man who followed women around area retail stores so he could secretly record videos up their skirts was sentenced Tuesday to 15 years in federal prison for attempting to produce child pornography.
Kansas Man Arrested for Chase, Ramming Missouri Police CarJesus A. Carreno-Zamora was charged Wednesday with assault, attempted assault, resisting arrest, theft and possession of marijuana.
Grandma Allegedly Pays Undercover Cop to Kill Son-In-LawAuthorities say she told the officer her son-in-law was blocking her from seeing her grandchildren.
Teen Goes Home After Near-Death Taser ExperienceA 17-year-old Missouri boy who nearly died after being shocked with a Taser during a traffic stop has been released from the hospital where he was being treated for brain damage.
Kansas City Teen Shot With Stun Gun Out of Coma17-year-old Bryce Masters of Independence began slowly recovering overnight and was able to answer questions from hospital staff on Wednesday.
FBI Investigates Missouri Officer's Stun Gun UseThe FBI is investigating after a police officer in suburban Kansas City, Missouri, used a stun gun to subdue a 17-year-old during a traffic stop, leaving him hospitalized in critical condition.
Missouri Town Considers Outlawing Bamboo PlantsThere is a proposed ban on bamboo in Independence.
Couple Sentenced for Independence Hate CrimeA man and woman will serve time in federal prison after a racially motivated arson attempt on a black family's home in Independence.
Missouri-Based Church Considers Recognizing Same-Sex Marriages A national conference has recommended that The Community of Christ Church change its policies on same-sex issues.
Police Seize 4 Computers From Missouri ParishThe computers were taken from a Catholic parish office in Independence after determining child pornography had been downloaded.
Mo. Girl, 11, To Be Honored At Rose ParadeGirl killed by a stray bullet donated organs.