Britt Reid, son of former Eagles coach, pleads guilty in drunken crash that seriously injured 5-year-old girl

Former Kansas City Chiefs assistant coach Britt Reid, the son of longtime Eagles head coach Andy Reid, has accepted a plea deal to avoid a trial in the drunk driving crash that severely injured a 5-year-old girl in Missouri days before the Super Bowl in February 2021.  During a court appearance Monday, Reid, 37, admitted he … Read more

Worm composting to help the environment

Something burrowing underground could help you cut down on your food waste. It’s called vermicomposting or more commonly know as worm composting.  According to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, one-third of all food goes uneaten in the United States. Nearly 20.3 tons of wasted food end up going into the landfill. That’s where vermicomposting comes in. … Read more

Superintendent killed, 2 kids hurt in crash on first day of school, Missouri cops say

Dr. Matthew Bushey, the superintendent of a Missouri school district, was killed in a car crash on the first day of school. Getty Images/iStockphoto The superintendent of a Missouri school district was killed in a crash on the first day of classes, officials say. Two teenagers were also seriously injured in the collision, which happened … Read more

1 dead, 9 injured in gas explosion at Missouri home

WYATT, Mo. — A gas explosion Monday at a southeast Missouri home killed one person and injured nine others, authorities said. The explosion happened around 7 a.m. in Wyatt, a town of about 280 people that’s about 130 miles (210 kilometers) south of St. Louis, Capt. Barry Morgan with the Mississippi County Sheriff’s Office said. … Read more

Dog That Went Missing For 2 Months Found Alive Inside Missouri Cave

Jeff Bohnert had all but given up on seeing his poodle-hound mix again after she went missing in early June. Two months later, he got a text from a neighbor: People exploring a nearby cave found a dog. Could it be Abby? Bohnert doubted it, but still curious, he went to the cave site near … Read more

City’s Primary Investment In Community Comes Through Police Department’s Wrongful Death Settlements

ST. LOUIS—Touting their continued support of citizens in the city’s economically disadvantaged neighborhoods, officials in St. Louis told reporters Monday that their primary investment in the community came through the police department’s wrongful death settlements. “Millions of dollars have been pumped into our most impoverished areas after family members have sued the city over an … Read more

The pattern in the tropics starts shifting in August

August is here and that means that the average peak of hurricane season is approaching. This month usually marks the beginning of more tropical activity in the Atlantic. What You Need To Know Tropical activity picks up this month More storms get named farther out in the Atlantic Hurricanes are most common near the East … Read more

Missouri police officer shot and killed during traffic stop

A Missouri police officer’s life was cut tragically short Tuesday when a suspect shot him during a routine traffic stop, authorities said. North Kansas City police officer Daniel Vasquez was shot and killed after he pulled over a driver for an expired temporary tag, according to officials. He was rushed to the hospital, but later … Read more