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The new bridge carrying U.S. 40 over the Blue River is scheduled to open within days. The old bridge was closed last August after an inspection revealed what the Missouri Department of Transportation called “critical deterioration to the structure.”The old bridge – more than 80 years old and considered historic – had been scheduled to be closed at the end of 2014 and replaced anyway. It’s been moved a park in Grandview for use as a pedestrian...

Updated at 1:56 AM

PLEASANTON, Kan. — An Independence man was one of two killed in a small plane crash in Kansas, the Kansas Highway Patrol says.Brian Clark Decker, 57, of Independence, was a passenger in the plane that crashed in Linn County in...

Updated at 1:55 AM

For the fourth consecutive year, the Missouri Narcotics Officers Association has named the Jackson County Drug Task Force as the Missouri Law Enforcement Unit of the Year.According to the county, the unit last year made 140 arrests and...

Updated at 1:55 AM

Animal advocates are asking people to reconsider any plans they might have to buy a rabbit, duck or baby chick for Easter.“It’s not wise to give these animals as pets at Easter,” said Courtney Thomas, executive...

Updated at 1:49 AM

A Jackson County Circuit Court jury has convicted an Independence man in the death of another Independence man.Finesse I. O’Banion, 37, was found guilty by a jury Monday of voluntary manslaughter and armed criminal action in the May...

Posted at 1:01 AM

I must have been about 6 or 7 the first time I remember sitting in on our churchís communion service. It was after the official Sunday morning service, after most of the casual visitors had left to see to their pot roasts, when the men slipped off...

Updated at 11:47 PM

One couldn’t have blamed Brayden Jensen if he did a little dance when he arrived at Truman High School’s baseball field Wednesday afternoon and felt the winds gusting from the south.At Truman, that means in from right field,...

Updated at 11:43 PM

Nieka Wheeler couldn’t have finished her junior college basketball career in grander fashion.The William Chrisman High School graduate helped lead Johnson County (Kan.) Community College to the NJCAA Division II national...

Updated at 11:40 PM

RAPID CITY, S.D. – Tyler Currier was in no mood to talk about his goal-scoring streak extending to four games Wednesday.The reason? A 4-1 loss to the Rapid City Rush.All the red-hot forward wants to do is win, and the...

Updated at 11:38 PM

Sophomore William Cain needed just 68 pitches to toss a complete-game shutout as Oak Grove’s baseball team improved to 5-2 overall and 1-1 in the MRVC West with Wednesday’s 6-1 win at Harrisonville.Cain threw 54 of his 68...

Updated at 11:37 PM

A strong start to the season got even stronger for the Lee’s Summit North girls soccer team Wednesday.The Broncos made an early second-half goal stand up to edge nationally ranked St. Thomas Aquinas of Overland Park, Kan., 1-0 in...

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