(ST. JOSEPH, Mo.) An early morning burglary that officers believe is drug related left one person injured. According to Sgt. Brett Kelley, the suspect forced their way into the home on the 3000 block of Miller Avenue between 4:30 and 5:00 a.m. After entering the home, police say that the suspect then attacked the victim and stole prescription drugs from
(ST. JOSEPH, Mo.) St. Joseph police responded to a burglary early Monday morning at a south-side home. Sgt. Brett Kelley says it happened around 3:00 a.m. on the 400 block of Virginia Street where the victim reported more than one person entered their home. Police say the victim has only lived in the home for a few weeks and believes
(ST. JOSEPH, Mo.) Missouri Western is taking another step forward in their plans to renovate their football stadium. The Missouri Western Board of Governors are expected to hold a poll over the phone Monday afternoon. They're voting to approve Dr. Robert Vartabedian's recommendation of Ellison Auxier as the project's architect moving forward. The stadium's upgrades cost $7.8 million. Highlights of
(MARYVILLE, Mo.) The Maryville School District will be looking for a new superintendent. The district announced Friday they accepted the resignation of current Superintendent Larry Linthacum. This is Linthacum's fourth year as Superintendent of the district. His resignation is effective June 30, 2015. Linthacum will be the new superintendent at the Jefferson City Public School District.
(KANSAS CITY, Ks.) Santa Claus is brightening spirits of some transplant patients at the University of Kansas Hospital this month. Gary Class dresses as St. Nick every year to bring presents to those in the transplant unit. Class received a liver transplant nine years ago that saved his life and says this gives him a chance to spread the Christmas
(ST. JOSEPH, Mo.) Wrapping gifts is a common thing this time of year but volunteers spent most of Sunday wrapping gifts for a much bigger cause - helping a family going through an unthinkable tragedy. The gifts are for three children living at the same foster home, including Armstrong's 5-year-old daughter. Her brother, Anthony Armstrong, died December 13 of malnourishment.
Normal 0 false false false EN-US X-NONE X-NONE MicrosoftInternetExplorer4 PALMYRA, Mo.-Show-Me-Select heifers reached new record prices, averaging $3,208 on 286 head. The sale was Dec. 13 at F&T Livestock Market in Marion County. Some broke the $4,000 price barrier for pregnant soon-to-be cows. "Bid 'em up," said auctioneer Brian Curless. "The hard work has been done (on raising
(ST. JOSEPH, Mo.) A man was stabbed outside a St. Joseph gas station on Saturday night. St. Joseph Police say the man was stabbed in the left arm after a fight with three other men at a gas station in the 4700 block of King Hill Ave. When police arrived, the four people were gone, but a trail of blood
(ST. JOSEPH, Mo.) With only four more shopping days left before Christmas "I've been shopping for months - but this is a finish up one," said Patricia McGinnis, a shopper at East Hills. Shoppers across St. Joseph took advantage of the final Saturday before the big day. "Everyone's kind of hitting the mad rush trying to get in and get
(ST. JOSEPH, Mo.) Some shopping Saturday evening helped children in need have a Merry Christmas. The St. Joseph Firefighters Local 77 hosted their annual shop with children at both St. Joseph Wal-Mart locations. The event is held to allow elementary students in need the ability to choose a present for Christmas. Each child was given a hundred dollars to spend.
(KANSAS CITY, Kan . ) The University of Kansas Hospital reports it is already using a new technique praised in the in today’s New England Journal of Medicine as a major breakthrough in serious stroke care. Marilyn Rymer, MD, vice president of neurosciences at The University of Kansas Hospital, says going directly to large blood clots blocking blood vessels to
(JOPLIN, MO.) Missouri House Bill Number 131 states no abortion shall be performed or induced unless and until the father of the unborn child provides written, notarized consent to the abortion. The bill was prefiled earlier this month in the Missouri state legislature. Attorney Scott Vorhees says the bill is unconstitutional. "I think to try and take the woman's choice
(ST. JOSEPH, Mo.) A St. Joseph baby who died of malnutrition was laid to rest on Friday. Meierhoffer Funeral Home held a community funeral service for 7-month-old Anthony Armstrong. "Our family agreed to handle this for the family. We didn't want them to have to go through anymore burden," said Todd Meierhoffer. Anthony died over the weekend after police say
(ST. JOSEPH, Mo.) Mosaic Life Care said Friday that it plans to review its billing and collections practices after an investigation published by National Public Radio . In the report, a patient calls Mosaic "greedy" for how the hospital handles its debt collections. The NPR article said the hospital's debt collection company, Northwest Financial Services, garnished the wages of about
(ST. JOSEPH, Mo.) The St. Joseph Chamber of Commerce released the second chance prize numbers for its annual Shop St. Joseph program. Click here for a list of second chance prize numbers. Winners have 30 days to come forward to the store they won an item from. Stanley Randall claimed the $10,000 grand prize.
(ST. JOSEPH, Mo.) The city of St. Joseph announced on Friday its next city prosecutor. Laura Lutz will replace current city prosecutor Rebecca Spencer who was elected as Division 6 Associate Circuit Judge in November. Lutz holds degrees from Missouri Western State University and Creighton University School of Law. Lutz has worked with the prosecutor's office in Omaha, Nebraska and
(ST. JOSEPH, Mo.) Gas prices have dropped below the $2.00 mark in St. Joseph. Drivers are filling up for $1.99 at Love's on Leonard Road and the Shell gas station at I-29 and 169 Highway. Prices at the pump are now 79 cents cheaper than this time a year ago.
(ST. JOSEPH, Mo.) A St. Joseph man faces felony domestic assault charges after a fight that ended in a crash. Devontra M. Hughes, 22, was charged in Buchanan County on Thursday. According to court documents, Hughes assaulted a woman on Dec. 17 and forced her into a car before speeding away and running several stop signs. Police stated that Hughes
(ST. JOSEPH, Mo.) A retired St. Joseph man is celebrating this holiday season after winning a $10,000 prize. Stanley Randall, a retired Mead employee, contacted KQ2 Thursday night after hearing the winning numbers in the Chamber of Commerce's annual Shop St. Joseph program . "I thought, damn, I might've won that. So, I called out here to make sure I
(ST. JOSEPH, Mo.) A St. Joseph school went into lock down briefly Friday after police received a call about shots fired in a nearby neighborhood. Edison Elementary School, located at 515 N. 22nd St., was locked down for about five minutes while officers searched the area. The St. Joseph Police Department sent an alert stating that the lockdown was only