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Updated May 20, 2015 at 6:51 PM

A homeless man will spend the rest of his life in prison for the September 2013 shooting death of Thomas Kuether at an Independence motel.A Jackson County judge sentenced Vaughn L. Krepps, 38, to two life sentences for his conviction of second-degree murder and armed criminal action. The sentences will be served concurrently.A Jackson County jury found Krepps guilty of the crime on March 30 following a trial.According to court documents, Krepps was preparing to finish...

Updated May 20, 2015 at 12:10 AM

An Independence man is headed to federal prison for 60 years for using a 12-year-old girl – the daughter of one of three women he was living with – to produce child pornography.U.S. District Judge Gary A. Fenner on Tuesday...

Updated May 19, 2015 at 12:10 AM

Problems remain in Jackson County Circuit Court after its former administrator pleaded guilty to embezzlement, a state audit released Monday found.Auditor Nicole Galloway gave the court an overall fair rating, but noted issues that...

Updated May 18, 2015 at 6:32 PM

Independence police are looking for two suspects in the armed robbery Saturday at an Independence Walgreens Pharmacy.Police say a woman approached an employee at the Walgreens at 3915 S. Noland Road about 5:30 a.m., physically accosted the...

Posted May 16, 2015 at 5:53 AM

While the renovation project for the Independence Central Police Building is in its finishing-touches, those working for the Blue Springs Police Department and other city offices can see the light at the end of the tunnel in a large expansion...

Updated May 15, 2015 at 1:04 AM

Independence police are investigating a Wednesday night shooting in the 1200 block of South Main Street that injured one young man.According to a press release, police were called at approximately 9:41 p.m. Wednesday and an officer...

Updated May 12, 2015 at 12:56 AM

A Grain Valley man faces rape charges after he allegedly sexually assaulted a woman Sunday.Jackson County prosecutors charged Richard A. Black, 32, with first-degree rape Monday. A judge set his bond at $100,000 cash only.Grain...

Posted May 9, 2015 at 5:16 AM

The Missouri State Highway Patrol is set to take over the operations of the Independence Police Department crime lab, a cost-saving move the city has sought for years.Gov. Jay Nixon on Friday signed several bills that define the state...

Updated May 6, 2015 at 11:20 PM

A Liberty teenage faces a manslaughter and assault charges after a car he was driving the night of Dec. 27, 2014, crashed in Kansas City, killing one of his two 16-year-old passengers.Terrance J. Neighbors, 17, has been charged by Jackson...

Posted May 2, 2015 at 12:54 PM

I hardly notice when I drive to my office each day, past the Adams Dairy Landing shopping area here in my happy home-town burg of beautiful Blue Springs, past Target, Gordman’s, Kohl’s, and a whole plethora of bright, shiny...

Updated May 1, 2015 at 12:55 AM

An Independence man is one of six who have pleaded guilty in federal court to a drug trafficking conspiracy.Arturo-Lorenzo Roldan, 34, of Independence, has pleaded guilty to participating in a scheme to distribute methamphetamine from...

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