(ST. JOSEPH, Mo.) Chiefs fans heading to Missouri Western for training camp are getting a break from the heat. Fans are able to miss the hottest part of the day as the team holds practices in the morning. "We really really like it in the morning and it seems like the weather is a little bit better in the morning
(ST. JOSEPH, Mo.) You may want to think twice about leaving your car unlocked. A report by St. Joseph police shows car thefts are on the rise. The report shows motor vehicle thefts are up 34 percent compared to the same time last year. Gilpin says many of the thefts are crimes of opportunity. "Somebody will be walking down the
(LEAVENWORTH, Ks.) Friends and family said goodbye today to a 5-year-old Atchison, Kansas girl. Visitation and funeral services were held for Cadence Harris Friday. Harris died last Friday after police say 30-year-old Marcus McGowan kidnapped her from her Atchison home. McGowan led police on a chase that ended in a shootout in Leavenworth. Harris was later found dead in McGowan's
(ST. JOSEPH, Mo.) Officials from Heartland Health on Friday announced the closure of a deal for the purchase of four separate properties in downtown St. Joseph including the historic German American Building. The purchase price was reported for around $700,000, but officials say renovation costs could reach $20 million. "It's a historic treasure," said Mark Laney, President & CEO of
CNN (WICHITA, Ks.) Police in Wichita, Kansas say a 10-month-old child has died after being left in a hot car. Police found the girl in a car unresponsive around 6:40 p.m. on Thursday. "During the investigation we learned that the child, a 10 month old had been left in the vehicle in front of the resident for approximately 2 to
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(ST. JOSEPH, Mo.) There's no confusing just how important Kansas City's franchise running back is to the squad. "Jamaal Charles is our best player on the team," linebacker Derrick Johnson said. So the reason behind Charles' brief holdout was simple. "Since I've been in this league I've been known as an underdog, and I just wanted my respect," Charles said.
(ST. JOSEPH, Mo.) Thanks to some quick thinking by some fast thinking St. Joseph Mustangs fans, a St. Joseph woman is alive. 36-year old Bria Bentz was at Saturday night's game at Phil Welch stadium with her husband Terry and three children. The family was among a record-setting crowd of more than 5,000 that was enjoying seeing their Mustangs out
(ST. JOSEPH, Mo.) When it comes to simulating game day situations during training camp, the Chiefs are pretty particular. "Everything's similar to Arrowhead. They try to keep that consistency of a Sunday afternoon to everyday at the practice field," Jay White with Missouri Western athletics said. That includes field conditions. But that job hasn't been easy leading up to the
(ST. JOSEPH, Mo.) On the wall in the office of Mike Insco is his testimony to public service. Among the plaques is a recognition showing his support of Mother's Against Drunk Driving. Next to that is a thank you for his 13 years of service as Buchanan County prosecutor. Insco says it's part of his make-up. "It's about serving the
(ST. JOSEPH, Mo.) The Kansas City Chiefs held the team's first open practice at Missouri Western Thursday. Fans lined up early at training camp to get their first glimpse at the team. One diehard fan was in line at 10:00 a.m. to make sure she didn't miss out on the action. "I'm ready for it and pumped up for it,"
(KANSAS CITY, Mo.) A federal appeals court has upheld the sentence of a former St. Joseph priest convicted of child pornography. Shawn Ratigan was sentenced last year to 50 years in prison after pleading guilty to producing child pornography in Clay County. Ratigan was charged in May of 2011 after police found a flash drive containing hundreds of images of
(ST. JOSEPH, Mo.) A new arrest in a two year old murder case. St. Joseph police arrested 46-year-old Angela Henderson. She's now charged with second degree murder in the death of Clinton Justice. Justice was stabbed to death in his apartment on Park Lane back in 2012. Henderson was originally charged with removing the murder weapon from the scene. Henderson's
(ST. JOSEPH, Mo.) The St. Joseph Chamber of Commerce is lending its support to a state-wide transportation tax. The chamber announced its endorsement of Amendment 7 Thursday. The three quarter cent sales tax would raise nearly $500 million for transportation projects a year for the next 10 years. The tax would pay for 135 road and bridge projects in northwest
(MARYVILLE, Mo.) Missouri Governor Jay Nixon held a roundtable discussion in Nodaway County Thursday to discuss the future of agriculture in the state. The roundtable focused on legislation passed by the state's General Assembly that would lower revenue by $776 million. Nixon says Missouri Soil and Water Districts will lose funding for programs to help farmers if the special breaks
(ST. JOSEPH, Mo.) St. Joseph police plan to crack down on drunk drivers. Officers plan to hold more sobriety checkpoints over the next couple months. The checkpoints will target drivers in St. Joseph and Buchanan County in August and September. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says one in three crashes in 2012 involved someone who was drunk behind the
(ST. JOSEPH, Mo.) The Second Harvest Food Bank's "No Hunger Summer" program is showing no signs of slowing down with less than a month left. The food bank is more than halfway through their "No Hunger Summer" program. As of last week, more than 9500 meals have been served to area children 18 years or younger. With one more month
(ST. JOSEPH, Mo.) While many kids are spending their summer going on vacations or hanging out with friends, one St. Joseph girl is spending hers giving back. Hattie Adkins is no stranger to volunteers at Second Harvest Food Bank. In fact, she's there most days of the week lending a hand. But her giving spirit goes beyond helping serve food.
(ST. JOSEPH, Mo.) Six weeks after St. Joseph's indoor smoking ban took effect business owners are taking stock. Many feared that they would lose customers and revenue. Supporters of the ban said bars and restaurants would see revenues go up. But at Biggins' Sports Bar, owner Tracy Allen says it's been the worst summer in her 13 years of running
(ST. JOSEPH, Mo.) It's that time of year, once again. "It's scary to think its football season again but we're ready," said Brett Esely, Associate Athletic Director for External Relations at Missouri Western. Chiefs fans from around the country will descend on St. Joseph for training camp. Thursday marks the first practice open to the public. "Last year was the