Kansas City police standoff ends peacefully at extended-stay hotel near I-435, Missouri 210

Kansas City police standoff ends peacefully at extended-stay hotel near I-435, Missouri 210

A Kansas City police standoff that closed a big stretch of Interstate 435 near Missouri 210 Highway Friday afternoon has ended peacefully.The standoff ended about 3:30 p.m. when a man inside a suite at an extended-stay hotel in the 4300 block of North Corrington Avenue surrendered.Police said officers were called to an apartment there about … Read more

Olathe, Kansas officials charge two more teens in Black Bob Park homicide

Olathe, Kansas officials charge two more teens in Black Bob Park homicide

The Johnson County, Kansas Prosecutor’s Office has announced charges against two more young teenagers in connection with a homicide at Black Bob Park in Olathe last weekend.That brings the total to six teens charged – four 14-year-olds and two 13-year-olds – all from Olathe. Currently, their identities are private due to their status as juveniles, … Read more

The AP Interview: BLM’s Patrisse Cullors denies wrongdoing | National News

The AP Interview: BLM’s Patrisse Cullors denies wrongdoing | National News

LOS ANGELES (AP) — No, insists Patrisse Cullors, former leader of the Black Lives Matter Global Network Foundation: Despite allegations of financial improprieties, neither she nor anyone else in leadership misused millions of dollars in donations. But in an interview with The Associated Press, Cullors acknowledged that BLM was ill-prepared to handle a tidal wave … Read more

Mickey Gilley, country star who inspired ‘Urban Cowboy,’ dead at 86

Mickey Gilley, country star who inspired ‘Urban Cowboy,’ dead at 86

Mickey Gilley, country music star and owner of a famed eponymous Texas honky-tonk that inspired the movie “Urban Cowboy,” died Saturday at the age of 86. Gilley “passed peacefully with his family and close friends by his side” in Branson, Missouri, a statement from Mickey Gilley Associates said. The “Window Up Above” singer and piano … Read more

Platte County sheriff’s deputies called to Park Hill High School

Platte County sheriff’s deputies called to Park Hill High School

Deputies with the Platte County Sheriff’s Office were called to Park Hill High School Thursday afternoon after a student was injured in a school bathroom.Authorities said it was originally dispatched as a reported stabbing at about 2:20 p.m., but investigators said they do not believe that is what happened.One student was injured, according to the … Read more

Leaders argue for over $ 37 million in COVID aid to North St. Louis | St. Louis Metro News | St. Louis | St. Louis news and events

Leaders argue for over $ 37 million in COVID aid to North St.  Louis |  St.  Louis Metro News |  St.  Louis |  St.  Louis news and events

click to enlarge DOYLE MURPHY St. Louis City Hall. St. The Louis Board of Aldermen on Thursday tabled a bill that would allocate several million dollars in funding to northern St. Louis. Louis, if adopted after a final vote next week. The bill, Board Bill 82, would allow $ 37 million of federal COVID-19 aids … Read more

KC student identified in Northeast Middle School stabbed to death

KC student identified in Northeast Middle School stabbed to death

On Wednesday, the Kansas City, Missouri police department identified the 14-year-old student who died in a stabbing at Northeast Middle School early Tuesday. The KCPD has also confirmed that the suspect, another student at the school, has been charged with first-degree murder, armed crime and unlawful use of a weapon in Jackson County Juvenile Court. … Read more

KC student identified in Northeast Middle School stabbed to death

KC student identified in Northeast Middle School stabbed to death

On Wednesday, the Kansas City, Missouri police department identified the 14-year-old student who died in a stabbing at Northeast Middle School early Tuesday. The KCPD has also confirmed that the suspect, another student at the school, has been charged with first-degree murder, armed crime and unlawful use of a weapon in Jackson County Juvenile Court. … Read more

Hot Box Cookies Celebrates 4/20 With Special Offers | Food & Drink News | St. Louis | St. Louis news and events

Hot Box Cookies Celebrates 4/20 With Special Offers |  Food & Drink News |  St.  Louis |  St.  Louis news and events

click to enlarge Courtesy Hot Box Cookies The “Wake and Bake” cake has chocolate brownies, caramel and fruity grains in it. Hot Box Cookies (several locations, including 54 N Euclid Avenue, 314-899-0909) hope to help stoners everywhere satisfy their food as the unofficial holiday – 20/4 – approaches. Not only do they roll out a … Read more