(ST. JOSEPH, Mo.) As wildfires rampage parts of the west, the Red Cross is there to help. "I want to help people," said Terrence Harrington, a local volunteer. "I like helping people." Two local volunteers from northwest Missouri left for Washington last week. "There's a lot of people needing the help up here," said April Miller, a volunteer from Maysville.
(ST. JOSEPH, Mo.) A woman was taken to the hospital Sunday afternoon after a semi hit her car on the Belt highway. Police say a semi failed to stop at a light when exiting 36 highway and hit the woman's Toyota Corolla. The woman was wearing a seatbelt, but was taken to the hospital with moderate injuries. The driver of
(ST. JOSEPH, Mo.) The Chiefs Training Camp continues to bring in Chiefs fans from around the country. And that influx of visitors means more business for some local restaurants. "With camp going on, we get a lot of [business]. Especially during the day since camp is in the morning," said Whiskey Creek Manager Brad Hargrave. Restaurants that have been around
(ST. JOSEPH, Mo.) A 21-year-old St. Joseph man was killed overnight in a high speed car crash on 9th Street. St. Joseph Police say Chad Adkins of St. Joseph died when the Nissan Altima he was driving slammed into a parked car in the 1400 block of south 9th. Police say speed played a factor and are investigating whether he
(ANDREW COUNTY, Mo.) A St. Joseph man was killed on Saturday after the tractor he was driving was hit by a driver along 71 Highway. The Missouri State Highway Patrol said Brooke Ora, 84, was ejected from his tractor just after noon on Saturday when a driver in a pickup truck hit him from behind. Ora was not wearing a
(ST. JOSEPH, Mo.) For fans that went out to the Chiefs Family Fun Day Saturday morning, they still had to brave the heat. Temperatures Saturday morning were in the 80s, and the humidity was high. Missouri Western provided free water, a misting tent station, and a medical tent for fans. It's something Associate Athletic Director Brett Esely says they prepare
(ST. JOSEPH, Mo.) Thousands of chiefs fans huddled into Missouri Western Saturday morning as family day hit training camp. Fans enjoyed a variety of activities including getting autographs from their favorite players. Kids were running, passing, and kicking the football while parents got to see the Chiefs practice. "It's awsome man, this is a good chance to come out and
(ST. JOSEPH, Mo.) A documentary screening hosted by Heartland Saturday night showcased a story of cancer survival. Johnny Cathcart, a graduate of Central High School produced the documentary for his thesis project at N.Y.U. The film called "Starting On The Right Foot", tells the story of a 26-year-old girl who lost her leg to cancer, but overcame the odds to
(ST. JOSEPH, Mo.) One man is injured and another is under arrest after a motorcycle accident on the Belt Highway near Faraon Street Saturday evening. Police say a diesel truck merged into a motorcyclist's lane hitting the driver and ejecting him from his bike. The motorcyclist was transported to Heartland with non-life threatening injuries. Police arrested the driver of the
(ST. JOSEPH, Mo.) For five-year-old Connor Miller and his family, it was a celebration. "It really turned into a huge celebration of happiness and answered prayers," said Tiffany Miller, Connor's mother. Friends and family released hundreds of balloons on Saturday in honor of Connor's last chemo treatment. Connor was diagnosed with stage 4 liver cancer in February. "It's been a
(ST. JOSEPH, Mo.) Chiefs fans were out in full force Saturday morning for American Family Fun Day at training camp. The bleachers were overflowing with 6,200 people clad in red and gold, and Kansas City officials took notice. "The fans were unbelievable," head coach Andy Reid said. "They kind of push you through that first day in pads when you
(DONIPHAN COUNTY, Kan.) An Atchison woman was killed late Friday night in a one car accident in rural Doniphan County. The Kansas Highway Patrol says Pamela Blair, 58, flipped her convertible on 100th Road just before midnight. The Highway Patrol says she was not wearing a seat belt. It is unclear what caused her to lose control of the car.
(ST. JOSEPH, Mo.) For the third time in four years, the MINK League Champs reside in St. Joseph. The Mustangs (42-16) downed the Sedalia Bombers (28-18) 4-1 in the deciding game of the championship series Friday evening to claim a spot in the National Baseball Congress World Series in Wichita, KS. "These guys really deserve it," St. Joe manager Matt
(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.