“Ours is the worst system in the world, except for all the others.”
These words came from one of the captivating speakers at a seminar about exoneration of the wrongly convicted ring true.
Independence businesses plan to honor local first responders at a first-of-its-kind celebration next month.
An Independence man has pleaded not guilty in Lafayette County Court to a charge of killing his 10-week-old daughter.
Alex A. Gilbert, 24, of Independence, was charged with second-degree murder in the death of his daughter.
An Independence woman faces years in federal prison on charges that she violated the civil rights of an African-American family by painting a swastika and the words “White Power” on their driveway and setting their home on fire with a Molotov cocktail.
As part of a statewide effort, the Jackson County Sheriff’s Office will aggressively enforce seat belt violations through June 2.
An Independence man was charged Tuesday with multiple felony counts after allegedly confining his girlfriend and assaulting her.
A second man has been charged the shooting death of an Independence man on May 13.
Taz L. Anguiano, 22, of Kansas City was charged with second-degree murder and armed criminal action.
My partner, Bill Carr, and I were recently discussing a dispute between two lawyers over division of fees in a case. One is a pillar in the legal community and the other is a young experienced lawyer without much of a reputation. The details are unimportant, but we were commenting on the silly, short-sighted position the young lawyer was taking in resolving the dispute. He was not taking a “big picture” view of the matter, but instead was taking a narrow-minded and selfish view. If he persists in his position, his reputation will be tarnished and it will likely affect him in the future.
The Independence and Sugar Creek police departments held their annual Police Memorial Service Friday on the front steps of police headquarters in Independence.
An Independence man has been charged in the shooting death of another Independence man on Monday.