A Kansas City man used a unique excuse when drugs were found in his jeans: that wasn’t his pair of pants.
A Harley-Davidson employee said he started doing cocaine to help stay awake at work, according to court documents.
A graduate of Platte County High School, Taryn Firkins had an eventful first year at Oklahoma State. She shared a tiny dorm room with three other girls. She had a year full of general education classes and had to risk her windshield getting hit by a baseball each time she parked her car near Allie P Reynolds Stadium in Stillwater, Okla.
It is the season for long-awaited road reconstruction projects in Platte County with two kicking off in the last few weeks.
The truck driver that hit and killed West Platte football and wrestling coach Nate Danneman will serve 30 days in jail.
Ferrelview trustees Russell and Theresa Wilson returned to meetings of the board in July after several months of absence.
Nearly 37 percent of Platte County voters turned out to cast a ballot in the primary elections held Tuesday, Aug. 7. After 28 precincts were in for the night, a total of 22,261 voters — 36.75 percent — went to the poll in an election with very little contested battles in the county, but featured plenty on the state and national level.
The 57th annual Platte County Steam and Gas Show will be held Aug. 10-12 at the Platte County Fairgrounds.
A little more than a year after demolition took down portions of the old North Platte Junior High, a ribbon cutting was held for the new building on Monday, Aug. 6.
The Park Hill School District has scheduled a special informational presentation to discuss the future of the Line Creek forest off Northwest 68th Street and Waukomis Drive.
With only one county-level primary race on the Tuesday, Aug. 7 ballot in Platte County, turnout is likely to be low, but one of the candidates for the Platte County Prosecutor’s office doesn’t appear to be campaigning for the seat at all.
The City of Kansas City is working to remediate substandard living conditions at a privately-owned apartment complex in southern Platte County.
Platte County Commissioners have made a formal announcement on a long-expected plan to create a dedicated law enforcement tax.
A Riverside man has attracted both criminal charges and media attention for the apparent drug-induced murder of his four-month-old kitten.
A year after ending its student drug testing program, the West Platte School District hasn’t seen any uptick in drug-related incidents at school.
The Riverside Board of Aldermen passed a resolution to approve its budget of just more than $40 million for the fiscal year which started on July 1.
For four hours on Saturday, July 28, local author Kenneth Kieser signed books and shared memories of the Midwest flood of 1993.
Frances Grigsby, the wife of Kansas City Chiefs announcer and Parkville legend Bill Grigsby, has died at the age of 90.
Twenty-one hopeful politicians trekked to Maple Woods Community College on Wednesday, July 18, to take part in the Northland Coalition Legislative Forum. Candidates attending were running for state spots in Platte, Clay and Ray counties, as well as jobs in the U.S. Senate and U.S. House of Representatives.
Despite the passage of new ordinances clarifying the city’s ban on unlicensed short-term rental properties, Weston continues to run into problems with Airbnb operations.
For more than a year, the Riverside Police Department planned for the first-ever Junior Police Academy class. On Friday, July 20, 11 Park Hill South students received their gradation certificate for taking part in a week of training from three officers in the department.
The 155th Annual Platte County Fair was held at the fairgrounds in Tracy, Mo., Wednesday through Saturday, July 18-21. Adding to the family fun this year was the return of many traditional county fair events, but with the addition of two new events designed to keep an old favorite a bit modern at the same time.
KC Commercial Realty Group has announced the addition of Rosemary Salerno as vice president and general manager of City Market.
The Platte City Area Chamber of Commerce and Platte City recognized the opening of Sadowsky Autism Services with a ribbon cutting last month.
A Grandview man is facing charges of unlawful possession of a weapon and resisting arrest following an incident nearly a year ago in Riverside.
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