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MoDOT Worker Killed in Crash on I-70 near KC

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.

09/21/2012

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Son of Missouri Woman Fused to Chair Pleads to Abuse

James Owens, 53, of Independence, was sentenced to a year in jail Wednesday after pleading guilty in Jackson County Circuit Court.

09/20/2012

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Missouri Districts to Vie For ‘Race to the Top’ Grants

The grants are intended to support initiatives that help close achievement gaps and prepare students for college and careers.

08/31/2012

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Man Sentenced In Hate Crime Against Biracial Man

A Missouri man who admitted to vandalizing and burning a biracial man’s home has been sentenced to 3.5 years in prison.

07/24/2012

Mo. Man Pleads In Rape Of Girl, 8

A 47-year-old man has pleaded guilty to charges stemming from the rape of an 8-year-old girl.

07/17/2012

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Human Hand Found In Western Mo. River

Authorities plan to send divers into a western Missouri river where a kayaker came across a human hand.

06/26/2012

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3-Year-Old Dies From Gunshot Wound In Independence

Authorities are investigating after a 3-year-old died from a gunshot wound in a suburban Kansas City home.

06/17/2012

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Mo. Pastor’s Lover Gets 8 Years In Spouse’s Death

Former pastor already serving a life term

06/16/2012

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Pastor Kills Husband, Wife Admits Conspiracy

Prosecutors say Teresa Stone conspired with her minister, David Love, who is serving a life prison sentence after admitting last year that he shot Randy Stone to death.

05/01/2012

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Copper Thieves Hit Church

The thieves apparently struck Anchor Point Baptist Church sometime Wednesday, taking 50 to 60 feet of copper pipe.

11/18/2011

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