(ST. JOSEPH, Mo.) The Missouri Department of Transportation is suspending the use of guardrails because of a potential safety hazard. MoDOT says the decision to stop using the rails came after an investigation revealed a malfunction. Crews are now working around the clock to replace at least 20,000 faulty rails throughout the state. Engineers say their main concern is public
(ST. JOSEPH, Mo.) Liquor violations and burglaries remain top worries for Missouri Western State University. Those were two concerns revealed in an annual campus safety report released this week. "We've always thought we had a safe campus. There's always going to be problems. We always try to improve on them," said Missouri Western Risk Manager Tim Kissock. The new numbers
(ST. JOSEPH, Mo.) St. Joseph Suddenlink customers are losing some major cable network channels. The cable provider dropped several Viacom channels including Nickelodeon, MTV, VH-1, TV Land, Comedy Central and others after the two could not come to terms over fees. Suddenlink claims Viacom demanded a significant increase in fees despite a decrease in viewership of its channels over the
(ST. JOSEPH, Mo.) As parents get ready to dust off their kids' halloween costumes, they may not fit liked they used to. But don't throw them away... For the first time this year, the Rolling Hills Library is seeking donations for gently used halloween costumes and accessories of all sizes. The costumes will be given to children on October 25th
(ST. JOSEPH, Mo.) The St. Joseph Health Department hosted its first flu shot clinic of the season on Wednesday. "I'm a firm believer in the flu shot because when that flu virus starts around, especially in the winter months, it hits hard and it hits a lot of people, especially the elderly," said Mike Flowers who got a flu shot.
(ST. JOSEPH, Mo.) A storm that moved across parts of St. Joseph downed trees and dumped heavy rain early Wednesday morning. A tree knocked down by the storm blocked traffic on St. Joseph Avenue and Broadway early this morning. Power was also knocked out in parts of St. Joseph. As much as three inches of rain fell in as little
(ST. JOSEPH, Mo.) Missouri American Water crews are working to repair a broken water main. The break sent water gushing into the air near Beck and Berkshire around 7:00 a.m. Wednesday. Two nearby businesses were left without water for several hours. The cause of the break is not known.
(KANSAS CITY, Mo.) Salvador Perez delivered one of the biggest moments in Kansas City sports history Monday as his 12th inning single lifted the Royals to a 9-8 win over Oakland in the American League Wild Card Game. The Royals travel to Anaheim to face the Angels in the ALDS beginning Thursday.
(KANSAS CITY, Mo.) The Royals first trip back to the postseason in 29 years was a memorable one. The Royals came from behind for a 9-8 win over the A's to advance to the American League Division Series. Salvador Perez played the role of hero with a game-winning RBI down the left field line scoring Christian Colon. Kansas City trailed
(ST. JOSEPH, Mo.) For local bar owners who say they've seen tough times lately, Tuesday night's wildcard playoff game was a reason to celebrate. The Kansas City Royals were in the playoffs and fans came out to cheer them on. For those who came out to Uncle D's bar, there was no talk about the smoking ban or alcohol advertising
(ST. JOSEPH, Mo.) A 29 year wait for the Kansas City Royals and their fans ends Tuesday night as they take the field at Kauffman Stadium against the Oakland A's in the American League Wild Card Game. It's the first post-season appearance for the club since the 1985 World Series against the St. Louis Cardinals. "I just remember being extremely
(ST. JOSEPH, Mo.) St. Joseph city crews are getting involved in helping clean-up a cemetery families say has been neglected by its owner. Workers spent the morning Tuesday mowing down grass that was more than a foot high in some areas of Ashland Cemetery. The city says it got involved after the owner failed to comply to a notice of
(MARYVILLE, Mo.) A Grant City man has claimed a $1 million lottery jackpot. Samuel Martel was the winner of the Powerball drawing earlier this month. His ticket matched the numbers 18-25-36-48 and the Powerball number 50. The winning ticket was purchased at Hy-Vee in Maryville.
(ST. JOSEPH, Mo.) A St. Joseph grocery store is paying it forward by giving to others in the community. Apple Market donated more than 30,000 pounds of food to Second Harvest Community Food Bank. A donation this size will help provide meals to thousands of people in need in northwest Missouri. "We're a part of this community and these are
(ST. JOSEPH, Mo.) Boxes of shoes and racks, lined with clothing, fill a St. Joseph warehouse. The items are not part of a clothing sale or a community giveaway. They are set aside for homeless students in the St. Joseph School District. "They can't come to school if they don't have the basic needs met; if they don't have shoes,
(ST. JOSEPH, Mo.) Chamber of Commerce President Pat Lilly praised St. Joseph's economy during a speech at Missouri Western State University. Lilly spoke about St. Joseph's economic development during Western's annual Eggs and Issues event Tuesday morning. Lilly says the city is among the leaders in job growth and business creation in the state. He also touted St. Joseph's top
(ST. JOSEPH, Mo.) The cost of a meal doesn't seem like much nowadays, but with an empty stomach it could mean everything. A local food pantry is working hard to fight the war on hunger. Although they face some growing pains, they're still going strong. "Every pantry right now, we're all having so many that there's just only so much
(ST. JOSEPH, Mo.) APAC is hiring more than 200 workers at its St. Joseph service center. The company is hiring full-time customer service representatives and data entry clerks for a major healthcare client. Hiring will continue through January 2015. APAC plans to hold an upcoming job fair on Oct. 1 and Oct. 2 from 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. at
(KANSAS CITY, Mo.) Kansas City Chiefs linebacker Jovan Belcher likely had a devastating brain disease when he shot and killed his girlfriend and himself two years ago, according to a new report. A doctor found a protein in a part of Belcher's brain consistent with other players diagnosed with chronic traumatic encephalopathy,or CTE. This degenerative disease has been found in
(KANSAS CITY, Mo.) The Kansas City Royals will take on the Oakland A's in the American League Wild Card Game at Kauffman Stadium Tuesday night. It's the first trip back to the post-season for the Royals since game seven of the 1985 World Series. James Shields (14-8, 3.21 ERA) will take the mound for Kansas City against Oakland's Jon Lester