Every child's Christmas wish list includes a few items that seem out of reach. But, one St. Joseph girl got a surprise from Santa a little early this year.
A device created with the printer made math class easier for a Truman Middle School student with cerebral palsy.
If you got a flu shot recently, don't be surprised if you still get sick. The CDC says the current virus has mutated, making this year's vaccination less effective.
From just 60 students 10 years ago, there are now more than 600 St. Joseph Public School students enrolled in ESOL programs. Some are re-entering school after not attending in their home countries.
The University commissioned an outside company to determine what they should improve going forward.
Automakers are reporting last month as the strongest month for car sales in more than a decade.
The average price for a gallon of gas now sits around $2.39 a gallon. That's 47 cents lower than last year and the lowest since September 2010.
Every year the AFL-CIO provides Christmas gifts to families that can't afford them. But the sudden loss of a grant has the organization panicking as some families will likely be left stranded just weeks before Christmas.
The Platte County Sheriff's Department is asking for help in identifying a man and a woman accused of using a stolen bank card.
Firefighters responded to an overnight house fire in St. Joseph's midtown area.
Missouri Western AD Kurt McGuffin says the two sides are close to an agreement.
In reviewing stipends, committee members felt they didn't have enough information to make recommendations. Instead, they are asking for a market analysis and efficiency study be completed.
Uncle D's was cited after authorities say the health department received several complaints of smoking inside the bar.
LifeNet Air Medical Services introduced a new helicopter for the St. Joseph area.
The United Way handed out cold weather clothing items to local agencies as the cold weather months settle in.
A cause of death has not been determined but police do not suspect foul play.
A new study finds "kick" scooters are responsible for an increase in toy related injuries.
Two state lawmakers proposed bills that would require body cameras for all police officers in the state.
St. Joseph Police say a suspect robbed the downtown Holiday Inn early Tuesday morning.
Nathan Cottrill, who went missing on Friday, has called his family to tell them he is safe.
More than 600 students in the St. Joseph School District are now enrolled in ESOL classes. 20 ESOL students, newly enrolled, also have not attended school in their native countries for more than a year.
The five-year contract the Chiefs signed to hold camp at Western expires on Dec. 1.
According to the National Retail Federation, more than 126 million shoppers are expected to make online purchases for Cyber Monday this year.
Kansas City Royals General Manager Dayton Moore will deliver Benedictine College's spring commencement address May 16.
With millions of shoppers turning to their electronic devices for Cyber Monday deals, the day can also have an impact on the local economy.
Jake Long will replace Kim Mulvaney, who is leaving the district to take a job with the Springfield School District. Long is currently Assistant Superintendent with the St. Joseph School District.
The remains were found Monday in a draining ditch that runs under Interstate 229 in St. Joseph.
They raised their arms in a "hands-up, don't shoot" gesture before Sunday's game against the Oakland Raiders.
Troopers worked 319 wrecks and arrested 92 people for driving while intoxicated.
The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends babies sleep in a crib without any soft surfaces or objects.
According to the National Retail Federation, 5.1 million fewer shoppers were in the stores on Black Friday this year.
When you call 911, you expect to hear help on the other end unless you have to be transferred to another dispatch center.
Nobody was injured in the fire on Tri Level Lane on Sunday night.
Nathan Cottrill, 21, was last seen on Friday evening near 12th and Messanie.
Cyber Monday is just hours away.
The unrest in Ferguson has dissipated in recent days - but law enforcement from across the state continue to help out.
Monday is World Aids Day and Sunday morning a man inflicted with the disease spread his message of hope throughout St. Joseph.
Shoppers flocked to downtown St. Joseph Saturday to shop local in honor of Small Business Saturday.
The Moila Shriners held an anniversary dinner Saturday evening to reminisce on their history in St. Joseph.
The officer was cleared by a state Grand Jury after fatally shooting Michael Brown in August.
The United Way collected coats and other cold weather apparel at Chick-Fil-A on Saturday.
The 2014 Holiday Home Tour showcased four St. Joseph homes.
According to TripAdvisor, 22% of holiday travelers headed home Saturday.
The St. Joseph Police Department found two shell casings near 17th and Messanie.
A St. Joseph family woke up to find bullet holes in their front window and a bullet lodged in a kitchen wall.
The City of Cameron says an error has led them to mail out incorrect utility bills for December.
K-Jo 105.5 host their annual toy drive for the Noyes Home and Adopt A Family.
While many shoppers were busy standing in long lines for Black Friday, others turned to local businesses for their holiday needs.
Two people are at Mosaic Life Care following an accident on Frederick Avenue that caused a car to go down an overpass.
The St. Joseph Fire Department has responded to close to a dozen house fires this month alone. While some things can't be salvaged, there is a way to protect your property especially if you're a renter.