A man who sexually abused a girl from the time she was eight years old has been sentenced to 35 years in prison. Joshua Michael Lay, 38, of Platte City, received the sentence in Platte County on Thursday, Oct. 17 after pleading guilty to statutory sodomy in the first degree in May.
The immigration attorney who claims she was shoved down and detained by Immigrations and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agents at an ICE facility near Kansas City International Airport last year has filed a civil suit against the agents who assaulted her.
Two charter buses rolled into Platte City last week full of football players.
Riverside will get spooky this weekend with the second annual Carved Experience scaring up both family-friendly and more frightening fun at the Briarcliff Waterfall.
The newly-formed county sales tax advisory committee appointed by the Platte County Commission met briefly for the first time this week.
A new effort to launch a petition audit of the City of Parkville has been announced by the political action committee Citizens for a Better Parkville.
The names of the members of the Platte County Commission’s new tax advisory committee were approved this week, though the first meeting date for the group has not yet been announced.
The situation at the Englewood Apartments in southern Platte County has brought attention to troubled complexes outside of the City of Kansas City, and what powers cities may have to correct any problems there.
A new barbecue restaurant is coming to Platte City.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. – A Kansas City, Missouri, man was sentenced in federal court on Tuesday, Oct. 8 for his role in a three-months-long conspiracy that included more than 27 armed robberies, culminating in the armed robbery of a Walgreens in Blue Springs, Missouri, in which a suspect was fatally shot by law enforcement officers.
Among all 50 states and the District of Columbia, Missouri’s rank advanced to 37th overall in America’s Health Rankings - Health of Women and Children Report 2019, up from 41st in 2018.
Park University has appointed Karen Garber-Miller, Ph.D., as dean of the College of Education and Health Professions. Garber-Miller began her role at Park earlier this school year.
Kansas City, Mo. – Spring and summer flooding will affect the habitat conditions that waterfowl hunters will find this autumn at some Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) areas managed with a wetland emphasis. But some wetlands will offer normal conditions for migrating waterfowl
The Missouri Department of Transportation will close all southbound traffic of the Buck O’Neil (Route 169/Broadway) Bridge between the Richards Rd. Exit and 5th St. beginning at 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 11 and continuing until 5 a.m. Monday, Oct. 14 for bridge deck repair work
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – With quail and pheasant-hunting season starting Nov. 1, the Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) advises hunters that quail and pheasant production appears better than expected despite harsh conditions last winter and flooding this spring.
City Manager Troy Schulte announced that he will retire when his contract expires on Feb. 29, 2020.
The unique history of the Weatherby Lake community will be celebrated this weekend with the unveiling of one of a series of planned historical markers.
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