A committee endorsed a bill that would require all students living on college campuses to be vaccinated against meningitis starting in July 2015.
The shooting happened after police began a pursuit of a stolen pick-up truck in the area of 7th and Iowa Streets in Hiawatha.
Businesses selling booze to minors is a problem many cities face. Here in St. Joseph, a program is in place to check-up on servers and make sure they're following the law.
Police say Jaden Hanson was found safe
Missouri Western State University announced an educational partnership with the 139th Airlift Wing on Friday.
Experts say coyotes are having a hard time finding food. Plus, they're overpopulated and mating season makes them aggressive and bold.
According to the US Labor Department, employers added 175,000 jobs. That's up from 129,000 in January. But as the labor force grew, so did the number of unemployed.
Sophomore Andrew Johnson doesn't get many minutes on the floor, but he makes his presence felt from the bench.
Warmer weather can create for dangerous conditions near area waterways. Ice is melting, and the water is still very cold.
More than just memorizing arithmetic tables, the philosophy behind Common Core learning is visualizing problems and understanding how to come up with the right solutions.
The 42nd Annual Realtor of the Year Awards took place Thursday night at The Benton Club.
Two sisters are charged with felony theft for stealing from the Heartland gift shop, where they volunteered.
Midland Empire Resources for Independent Living, MERIL, celebrated its 20th anniversary Thursday with a ribbon cutting ceremony.
Schools around the area took part in a statewide tornado drill Thursday.
Second Harvest Community Food Bank hopes to raise $400,000 during the next three months.
Fire officials believe a suspended heating unit started the fire. Fire Chief Doug Hamilton said components that feed the natural gas to the unit failed.
Madison Meyer is a ten year old who wants her classmates to eat right and exercise. And she's an ambassador for a program sponsored by the NFL.
Two people are now in custody, accused of working together in a sex crime case involving a minor.
State lawmakers are taking President Obama's advice and not waiting on Congress to raise the minimum wage.
Ten Puppies are looking for a new home. A man found them stashed in a plastic tote on the side of the road in Kansas City, Missouri.
Dr. Bob Stuber will run for State Senator for the 34th District.
Chad Gaddie announced his candidacy for Associate Circuit Judge of Division 6 in Buchanan County.
Sales at area small businesses are booming, but some need help behind the counter.
The mass lawsuit announced Wednesday includes farmers, small businesses and other property owners in five states, including Missouri and Kansas.
Smith & Wesson, a major firearm distributor, reported big profits in the third quarter. Local shops have also seen the increase.
75 firefighters from 13 different agencies responded. The cause of the fire is under investigation
The St. Joseph Police Department released the man Wednesday pending further investigation in the case.
M'Shoogy's Animal Rescue faces a $7,500 monthly electric bill from KCP&L. That's the cost of heating a facility that cares for more than 8,000 animals per year.
Banks are racing to upgrade their ATMs before they become prime targets for hackers.
An employee of a St. Joseph movie theater is in custody facing charges after the facility was trashed this week following its final day of business.
The collision happened south of St. Joseph on Highway 169 around noon.
Ceiling tiles in the main lobby were torn out and shattered. Debris covered the floor of the lobby as well. Two theaters were also trashed.
Jared Fogle is not just a guy who lost a lot of weight by eating low-calorie sandwiches at his favorite restaurant. Now he's a spokesperson for that company and an advocate in the fight against childhood obesity.
The USDA says the average retail price per pound of fresh beef was $5.04. Analysts say a supply squeeze caused by the lingering drought is pushing up prices.
According to masFlight, January's weather alone has cost passengers $2.5 billion - all due to flight delays and cancellations.
Radio Shack is planning to close as many as 1,100 stores. No word on which locations will close or how many employees will be impacted.
A waste product from a dump truck closes portion of roadway near Bluff View Road.
Phase 1 of "The Quarters" will feature 19 homes built on land from 7th - 9th Street between Faraon and Roubidoux.
Smoke-Free St. Joe and Citizens for Fairness have each raised $7,000 for campaign efforts.
The St. Joseph Christian graduate and daughter of Buchanan County Commissioner died in a fatal car crash over the weekend.
A man wanted for questioning on a burglary case in St. Joseph is now in custody in Platte County.
Two groups connected to St. Joseph's smoking ban initiative are amping up their campaigns
Clean Line Energy Partners, the company developing a renewable wind energy project in the region, met with landowners in Gower on Monday.
Extreme weather can take a toll on the vehicles at a car dealership, but preparedness is key to preserving the goods.
A late season snow storm is bringing bitterly cold temperatures to northwest Missouri. It has many longing for spring.
Saturday night's snowfall tapered off earlier than expected, leaving much of the area with three to four inches of snow.
A snow storm we've been anticipating for nearly a week has already begun, and looks to pick up during the late night hours.
As northwest Missouri prepares for a late season storm, the city is getting ready for it. Plows are waiting to go out once a few inches fall.
A woman suspected of stealing a credit card from an area church is now in custody.
MoDOT is advising Missourians to stay home during the weekend storm, which is expected to start Saturday night.