(ST. JOSEPH, Mo.) Snow will begin drifting up from the south in the overnight hours, with accumulation beginning around 4 a.m. Expect to see around a half an inch by sunrise Sunday morning. Snow will continue through the morning and begin tapering off around noon. Dry air lofting down will slow the snow and give us a chance of freezing
(ATCHISON, Ks.) The weather outside may be frightful, but that didn't stop Atchison residents from enjoying different sights and sounds of Christmas Saturday night. The town was lit from block to block for the third annual Sights and Sounds of Christmas parade. The parade of lights featured more than 30 groups and organizations, and lots of familiar faces like Ronald
(ST. JOSEPH, Mo.) American and Missouri flags, across the state, were flown at half-staff for Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day. A 1996 state law designated December 7 as Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day. All flags, at state and local government buildings, were flown at half-staff to honor those who died or were wounded during the attack on Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, 72 years
(KANSAS CITY) It took ten rounds and 20 combined penalty kicks to wrap up the longest shootout in MLS Cup history, but Jimmy Nielsen's final save sent Sporting Park into a frenzy on Saturday evening. After Aurelein Collin tied it 1-1 with a header in the second half, his penalty kick proved to be the difference as Sporting Kansas City defeated Real Salt Lake
(ATLANTA) No. 5 Missouri allowed an SEC Championship Game record in points and rushing yards as the Tigers fell to No. 3 Auburn 59-42 at the Georgia Dome on Saturday. The loss means Missouri (11-2) will wait until Sunday night to learn their bowl fate. Tre Mason sliced through Missouri's offense for 304 yards and four touchdowns, while quarterback Nick
(ST. JOSEPH, Mo.) As temperatures have dropped into the single digits and wind chills have fallen below zero, it's dangerous outside. While most of us are safe in our homes, some don't have that option. A man who called himself Mark has been on the streets, homeless, for nearly two weeks. Bad times have come to him just as cold
(ATCHISON, Ks.) "It always seems impossible until it's done" -- words spoken by the late Nelson Mandela; The words that a Benedictine College student lives by. "Go back and look at what he's done, and what he's done for the country, and what he's done for certain people in the country," said Jade Mesias. Jade Mesias, a senior on the
(ST. JOSEPH, Mo.) With only 18 days until Christmas, the Salvation Army is partnering with Wal-Mart to collect toys for underprivileged children. On Sunday, Wal-Mart's nationally will allow Salvation Army trucks to park in front of their stores. Both Wal-Marts in St. Joseph will be participating from noon to five. "We're hoping that people come in and shop," Salvation Army's
(ST. JOSEPH, Mo.) Randy Reed Chevrolet, who has locations in Kansas City and St. Joseph, has filed a lawsuit against the government over the Affordable Care Act. Reed is arguing that the provision where insurance companies must provide coverage for contraceptives and abortion-inducing pills is unconstitutional. Reed is a devout Christian and feels the law is hindering his freedom of
(ST. JOSEPH, Mo.) The Community Action Partnership has named an interim Executive Director. CAPSTJOE's board of directors has named Becky Steele to the position. Steele will evaluate program needs and develop key strategies to meet needs over the next 6 months. Steele was previously the executive director for Economic Opportunity Corporation, which is now CAPSTJOE. She has spent the last
(ST. JOSEPH, Mo.) City crews will close the intersection of 6th and Faraon next week for repairs. Pending weather, the intersection will be closed for about a week beginning on Monday, Dec. 9. Southboud 6th Street and westbound Faraon will be closed at the intersection to thru traffic and the norhtbound left turn at Faraon and 6th will be closed.
(JEFFERSON CITY, Mo.) Gov. Jay Nixon is praising the state lawmakers after the passage of a bill during a special session to help lure the production of a Boeing aircraft. Nixon called the State Legislature into special session one week ago to consider Senate Bill 1. The bill passed the Senate by a 23-8 vote and the House by a
(MANHATTAN, Ks.) You don't have to be a scrooge this year and avoid getting a live Christmas tree. Kansas State University forestry expert Charles Barden says the key is picking a tree that wont go up in flames. "A tree that has good moisture content is not very flammable. They really are not a fire hazard," said Barden. Whether you
(CNN) Nelson Mandela brought many inspirational moments through the years. CNN photojournalist Cynde Strand was able to capture many of them during her time covering Mandela in the 90s. This video compilation features some of those moments.
(BRANSON, Mo.) Winter weather left its mark on Missouri overnight. Branson received 5 inches of snow late Thursday and overnight into Friday. It was still snowing there Friday morning. Branson has a lot of hilly roadways which makes a drive more difficult. Many attractions are closed including Silver Dollar City .
(ST. JOSEPH, Mo.) A St. Joseph man has been charged in a string of daytime burglaries in St. Joseph. Lejean J. Knighten, 29, has been charged with first degree burglary, second degree robbery and misdemeanor receiving stolen property. Capt. Jeff Wilson with the St. Joseph Police Department said the investigation is still ongoing and that the department placed a sense
(ST. JOSEPH, Mo.) Up to this point two elementary schools under construction in St. Joseph have only been referred to as "Carden Park" and "Northeast." But now, the process has begun to give them actual names. The two new schools are the first for the district in more than 40 years. That means the pressure is on to come up
(ST. JOSEPH, Mo.) St. Joseph's Friends of the Red Ribbon ended National AIDS Awareness Week with a bang. They hosted a live and silent auction at the Zion United Church of Christ. The live auction featured more than 45 donated Christmas trees from local businesses and organizations. The trees were decorated in themes that displayed a wide variety of interests,
(ST. JOSEPH, Mo.) St. Joseph's Tea Party Patriots is enlightening the community on the state's gun laws . The organization held its monthly meeting at East Hills Library on Thursday. They discussed what it takes to carry a gun and who can have one. A local sheriff and concealed carry weapon instructor explained Missouri's gun law, the safety of guns,
(ST. JOSEPH, Mo.) A recent study by the CDC reports that more than six percent of teens have used psychotropic drugs in the past month, a slight decrease from years past. Psychotropic medications are used to alter the mood, behavior or overall functioning of the brain for people with certain mental illnesses. Anxiety, depression and hyperactivity are fairly common disorders