Shelter opened Friday, about four weeks early, thanks to an anonymous $7,000 donation prompted by a KQ2 story.
Nelson Mandela is viewed as an icon to so many. While most of us have read or watched stories about him - a Benedictine College soccer player has memories from his time in South Africa.
With only 18 days until Christmas, the Salvation Army is partnering with Wal-Mart to collect toys for underprivileged children.
Randy Reed Chevrolet, who has locations in Kansas City and St. Joseph, has filed a lawsuit against the government over the Affordable Care Act.
The Community Action Partnership has named an interim Executive Director.
City crews will close the intersection of 6th and Faraon next week for repairs.
Gov. Jay Nixon is praising the state lawmakers after the passage of a bill during a special session to help lure the production of a Boeing aircraft.
Whether you buy locally, from a major retailer, or cut it down yourself, the most important thing to look for in your perfect Christmas tree is moisture.
CNN compilation of some of the South African President's most inspirational moments.
Branson received 5 inches of snow late Thursday and overnight into Friday. Many attractions are closed including Silver Dollar City.
A St. Joseph man has been charged in a string of daytime burglaries in St. Joseph.
Committee of volunteers will review submissions, and then narrow down the list of possible names to five selections for each new school.
Friends of the Red Ribbon hosted a silent and live auction to close out AIDS Awareness Week.
St. Joseph's Tea Party Patriots is enlightening the community on the state's gun law.
A recent study by the CDC reports that a little more than six percent of teens have used pyschotropic drugs in the past month, a slight decline from years past.
A couple local groups partnered together to teach an entrepreneurship seminar targeted at those 50 years and older on Thursday.
The former president of South Africa was 95 years old.
Due to funding, the Cold Weather Shelter was still weeks away from opening. But, that changed Thursday after an anonymous donation from a KQ2 viewer.
As temperatures remain cold, Snow Creek in Weston is starting to make their artificial snow that covers their complex through the season.
Firefighters were unable to save the home, but they did prevent damage to others nearby. Authorities are now working with the state fire marshal's office to determine a cause.
New data shows the average amount of debt students carry around after they graduate college could be around the size of a down payment for a house.
The organization's executive director, Mark Cartledge, announced Thursday that the Board of Directors selected AL J Mueller Construction Co. as the general contractor for the project.
Two St. Joseph men, who happen to be best friends, are lighting up parts of the town with their dazzling, dancing Christmas light shows.
From United Way to The Salvation Army, charitable giving is down for area fundraising campaigns.
As freezing temperatures descend on the region, those on the streets will need a place to stay warm. Several local organizations are there to help.
The Community Action Partnership, or CAP for short, provides financial assistance for utility bills. They are especially busy this year with the cold temperatures.
A man is creating a new definition for job hunting. After being out of a job for a few months, and looking into hundreds of positions, he's now taking a different approach.
With a streak of cold days ahead, it's important to take the necessary precautions to avoid frozen pipes.
Gov. Nixon has announced an educational component of a bid to lure Boeing manufacturing jobs to Missouri.
Hall Accelerated School is giving a reward to students who regularly come to class.
The Jackson County Medical Examiner has ruled the death of a Smithville man at Arrowhead Stadium a homicide.
Company and founder's family reach agreement that terminates CEO.
No warming up today - it's the transition between the warmer than average start to the week and the major cool down for the rest of the forecast.
An organization at Central High School is making chairs for charity.
Mini bikes are a popular gift for the holidays, but how safe are they? Local law officials and motor experts are reminding buyers of a few tips that will keep kids safe when riding.
HiSet test will replace GED test. Registration and testing will now be done online.
Age discrimination is often blamed when companies remove an older worker from their job and replace them with someone much younger at a much lower salary. Experts say companies will try to build a case against those they are targeting to cover themselves.
It has been more than a year since Heartland announced it was renaming some of it's clinics in the Kansas City Northland to Mosaic Life Care. The company is now in the process of changing their name and brand at all locations.
Dr. W.A. Hedge announced his intentions to run on the Democratic ticket for the U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday.
On the advent of a new intelligence course for foreign airmen, the 139th Airlift Wing welcomes some special guests to see what their training center is all about.
Alexander Cooper, Leonard Griffin, Christopher Martin, Joseph Phillips and Kevin Porter are named as plaintiffs in the suit.
Services at The St. Joseph Health Department will be unavailable Thursday, Dec. 5. The City of St. Joseph announced the closure due to an all day staff retreat. Employees will be focusing on public health emergency preparedness.
A bomb threat at City Hall in Kansas City, Mo. forced hundreds to evacuate Tuesday morning.
Rep. Delus Johnson, a Republican from St. Joseph, is one of four Missouri House members chosen to serve in this capacity.
As baby boomers continue in the workforce in their 50s, 60s and even 70s, age discrimination complaints against employers are up 40 percent in the past 12 years.
The Obama administration set a deadline of December 1 to have the troubled website working for the vast majority of users.
Millions of people got online to find good deals on Cyber Monday.
Police identified the man as Kyle A. Vanwinkle, 30, of Smithville. They said his cause of death is still unknown after an examination of his body did not show any obvious signs of trauma.
The St. Joseph Health Depart offers free AIDS tests on World AIDS Day.
According to police, Delbert McDonald, 76, was inside a home at 19th and Edmond when he was shot.