17-year-old Bryce Masters of Independence began slowly recovering overnight and was able to answer questions from hospital staff on Wednesday.
The 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.
There is a proposed ban on bamboo in Independence.
A man and woman will serve time in federal prison after a racially motivated arson attempt on a black family’s home in Independence.
A national conference has recommended that The Community of Christ Church change its policies on same-sex issues.
The computers were taken from a Catholic parish office in Independence after determining child pornography had been downloaded.
Girl killed by a stray bullet donated organs.
Police were called to the home in Independence early Friday on a report of a home invasion.
A 36-year-old Independence man has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for possessing child pornography, some of which investigators found stashed in the fireplace at his former home.
Independence police say a Missouri Department of Transportation motorist-assist worker was struck and killed while helping shut down Interstate 70 after an earlier crash.