Updated at 2:33 PM

Add 2,014 mousetraps ato 2,015 ping pong balls, multiply that by several people's immaculate patience and you an advertisement for Pepsi Max that really pops.

Posted at 2:00 PM

The world's 400 richest people added some $92 billion to their collective wealth in 2014, according to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index. As of Dec. 29, they were all worth a combined $4.1 trillion.

Posted at 12:30 PM

An American has been missing in rugged wilderness of central Mexico for four days after going on a hike wearing only a T-shirt and shorts and with little food and water, according to his wife and a Mexican official.

Updated at 11:09 AM

Rain and freezing rain are in the immediate forecast, but it’s unclear if much ice will accumulate. The National Weather Service says an area from Kansas City to St. Joseph to Kirksville could have temperatures below 32...

Updated at 11:03 AM

Two West Virginia police officers were injured in a New Year's Day shootout after a traffic stop involving a stolen SUV and a truck with two dead bodies inside, authorities said.

Updated at 10:29 AM

An Independence man died Wednesday afternoon in LaCygne, Kansas.David W. Mayfield, 53, was leaving the Kansas City Power & Light station in the Linn County community when his International truck ran off the road and hit a...

Updated at 10:28 AM

Independence residents can thank Living Hope Restoration Church for lighting up South Crysler Avenue on Christmas Eve with some 1,000-plus luminaries stretching 2.5 miles from 23rd Street to U.S. 40.It was a mammoth project for the...

Updated at 10:28 AM

State Sen. Paul LeVota says he will again pursue legislation aimed at forcing Gov. Jay Nixon to fill state boards and commissions in a timely manner.Vacancies are common on Missouri’s dozens of boards, many of which are regulatory,...

Posted at 11:05 AM

  Besides their primary purpose -- holding the window glass in place -- your window frames help to insulate your home. Normally...

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