Posted at 9:56 AM

WHAT: Replacement of the two parallel bridges that carry Interstate 70 over the Blue River, Manchester Trafficway and several sets of railroad tracks west of Independence – the way to and from work for thousands of Eastern Jackson County residents.“It’s coming along fine. We’re making good progress,” says Susan Barry, project manager for the Missouri Department of Transportation.WHY: The current bridges are...

Posted at 9:15 AM

Eight dead children and a woman suffering from stab wounds were found inside a home in a northern Australian city on Friday, police said.

Updated at 8:53 AM

Singing "We'll Meet Again," Stephen Colbert began to sign off from his final episode of "The Colbert Report."

Updated at 8:32 AM

Pakistani warplanes and ground forces killed at least 77 militants in a northwestern tribal region near the Afghan border, officials said Friday, days after Taliban fighters killed 148 people — most of them children — in a school...

Posted at 8:21 AM

A new roundabout at the intersection of Woods Chapel Road and Walnut Street in Blue Springs will be open for traffic on Tuesday, Dec. 23, and the city of Blue Springs is alerting motorists about the transition.“We are excited to...

Updated at 6:26 AM

“I decapitated with my blessed right hand the head of the American Jew Daniel Pearl, in the City of Karachi, Pakistan.”– Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, under interrogation by waterboarding

Posted at 5:16 AM

Former Fort Osage Superintendent Victor Gragg will always be remembered for his dedication to helping others reach their full potential, as well as his lifelong advocacy for education, many community members and organization leaders...

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