Police say a home on the 20000 block of Highway Z and a second home on the 100 block of Parkview Circle were burglarized during the day on Tuesday.
No one has been taken into custody but police say they have identified a person of interest.
Tommy Dean Gaa, 65, was charged with felony assault motivated by discrimination.
Donations to the Amanda Simpson Benefit fund can be made to Nodaway Valley Bank at 4001 North Belt Highway in St. Joseph.
More than $500,000 of $720,000 has been raised so far.
The Region H Homeland Security Response Team added two new branches in 2014.
Students at Spring Garden Middle School are learning about more than just fashion while creating jewelry.
Catholic Schools Week is held during the last week of January each year.
Local golfers made the most out of Wednesday's near record high temperatures.
Schweich will face former Missouri House Speaker and U.S. attorney Catherine Hanaway for the Republican nomination in the primary next year.