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  • Pilot parachutes out of crashing plane, leaving six passengers to fend for themselves as aircraft went down

    05/25/2024 8:23:40 PM PDT · by Reno89519 · 93 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | May 25, 2024 | James Gordon
    Six people miraculously managed to survive a plane crash on Saturday afternoon after the pilot parachuted out of the aircraft near Butler Memorial Airport in Bates County, Missouri. The plane, a single-engine Cessna C206, crashed in a hay field close to the airport, outside of Kansas City, just before 1pm on Saturday. The Bates County Sheriff’s Office said the aircraft was found just east of the runway. The pilot had been wearing a parachute and was able to jump from the plane before the crash. He was found at a hangar at the airport. The other six passengers were all...
  • Sturgeon mayor resigns, board of Alderman member to perform duties of mayor

    05/25/2024 6:41:50 PM PDT · by Governor Dinwiddie · 32 replies
    KMIZ ABC 17 ^ | May 25, 2024 | Jazsmin Haliburton
    STURGEON, Mo. (KMIZ) The City of Sturgeon's mayor resigned Saturday, according to a social media post from the city. The city stated in the post that it received notice from Kevin Abrahamson that he has resigned his position as Mayor and resigned from the City Council, effective immediately. Aldermen Seth Truesdell will be taking over as Mayor Pro-Tem until the vacancy is filled, the post states. The resignation comes after the city received backlash after a blind-and-deaf dog was shot and killed by a Sturgeon police officer last Sunday. In a social media post, the city claimed the officer saw...
  • Distressing Video Shows Missouri Cop Gun Down Lost 13-Pound Deaf and Blind Dog: ‘What Am I Supposed to Do?’

    05/25/2024 11:52:41 AM PDT · by nickcarraway · 42 replies
    New York Post ^ | May 24, 2024 | Katherine Donlevy
    A Missouri police officer gunned down a beloved deaf and blind dog Sunday, first claiming he was putting it out of its misery before backtracking and saying the 13-pound pup made him fear for his life. The disturbing killing was captured in the cop’s bodycam footage — and happened just three minutes after the officer arrived to find the escaped dog exploring a neighbor’s yard. “If you watch the video, the dog is very playful and happy and kind of turned his head when he noticed somebody’s there, looking for somebody to touch him as he’s always done,” grieving owner...
  • Outrage in small Missouri town as cop shoots and kills tiny blind, deaf dog Teddy that he was called to help after 'mistaking it for a stray that needed to be put down'

    05/25/2024 6:58:51 AM PDT · by Ken H · 143 replies
    Daily Mail UK ^ | 24 May 2024 | Will Potter
    Teddy the tiny Shih Tzu mix was gunned down in Sturgeon, Missouri on Sunday The pooch's owner Nick Hunter was seen angrily confronting the cop Residents are outraged as it was revealed the cop was sent to help the pet A small Missouri town is up in arms after a local cop fatally shot a blind and deaf dog after he mistook is for a stray. Tiny 13-pound Shih Tzu mix Teddy was tragically gunned down in Sturgeon, a town of just 900 people, on Sunday, leaving its owner Nick Hunter enraged. In footage from KOMU of Hunter confronting police...
  • Republican Rep’s Daughter and Son-in-Law Killed in Haiti Gang Attack

    05/24/2024 10:13:08 AM PDT · by Drew68 · 206 replies
    The Daily Beast ^ | 05/24/2024 | Rachel Olding
    Missouri state Rep. Ben Baker said Friday that his “heart is broken in a thousand pieces” after his daughter and son-in-law were taken hostage then later killed by a gang in Haiti. Natalie and Davy Lloyd were among a group of missionaries who were ambushed as they left a church on Thursday, the nonprofit Missions in Haiti Inc. wrote on Facebook. A gang of “3 trucks full of guys” whisked the group away, the nonprofit, which is run by Davy’s parents, David and Alicia Lloyd, wrote in a frantic Facebook post calling for “urgent prayers.” “Davy was taken to the...
  • Missouri Attorney General Investigating Democrat Mayor for Doxxing Harrison Butker

    05/20/2024 4:46:05 PM PDT · by Morgana · 27 replies
    Life News ^ | May 20, 2024 | Joshua Mercer
    Republican Missouri Attorney General Andrew Bailey on Thursday said he is investigating the office of Democratic Kansas City Mayor Quinton Lucas after it reportedly “doxxed” Kansas City Chiefs kicker Harrison Butker in an X (formerly Twitter) post. The alleged leaking of Butker’s personal information came days after he gave the commencement address at Benedictine College in Kansas over the weekend. There, Butker encouraged graduates at the small Catholic college to “be authentically and unapologetically Catholic.” He also spoke positively about marriage and motherhood, but criticized the abortion industry and the LGBTQ movement. Bailey wrote to Lucas in a letter dated...
  • Two Injured in Shooting at Cape Central High School Graduation in Missouri

    05/20/2024 6:34:48 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 36 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 05/20/2024 | AWR HAWKINS
    Two people sustained non-life-threatening injuries in a shooting that occurred Sunday at Cape Central High School’s graduation ceremony, held at the Show Me Center in Cape Girardeau, Missouri. Channel3 Now reported the incident, which occurred shortly after 2:30 p.m., following a fight that broke out in the upper level of the Show Me Center. One shot was fired after the fight, and two people were injured. WSIL noted that the school released a statement after the incident, which said, “No students or staff members were injured. Thanks to the assistance of staff members at the Show-Me Center, we were able...
  • Charges filed against man shot by homeowner during attempted burglary

    05/18/2024 6:23:13 AM PDT · by marktwain · 16 replies
    firstalert4.com ^ | May 14, 2024 | Shoshana Stahl
    ST. LOUIS, Mo. (First Alert 4) - A man has been charged after he was shot while reportedly trying to break into a home Tuesday morning. The incident took place around 4 a.m. Tuesday in the 2200 block of Empress Drive. According to St. Louis County police, a man forced entry into a home when the homeowner shot him. The suspect ran off on foot but was tracked down by a police K9. He was taken to hospital with life-threatening injuries following the shooting. First Alert 4 spoke to the homeowner who didn’t want to go on camera but did...
  • Missouri’s Attorney General Vows To Hold Kansas City Accountable After Doxxing Kicker

    05/17/2024 9:24:47 AM PDT · by Twotone · 21 replies
    The Daily Wire ^ | May 16, 2024 | Ryan Saavedra
    Missouri Attorney General Andrew Bailey said on Thursday that his office is “demanding accountability” after Kansas City doxxed Chiefs kicker Harrison Butker on social media following a commencement speech he gave over the weekend. “My office is demanding accountability after @KansasCity doxxed @buttkicker7 last night for daring to express his religious beliefs,” Bailey posted on X. “I will enforce the Missouri Human Rights Act to ensure Missourians are not targeted for their free exercise of religion. Stay tuned.” The official Kansas City X account, which stated what town Butker resides in, later deleted the post and issued an apology: “We...
  • Minor charged with rape, kidnapping at Wyandotte High School (Kansas City, MO)

    05/17/2024 6:02:48 AM PDT · by lowbridge · 21 replies
    fox4kc.com ^ | May 16, 2024 | Malik Jackson
    One day after FOX4 first told you about an alleged sexual assault on the campus of Wyandotte High school, the county court released the complaint. Kansas City, Kansas, Public Schools told FOX4 that the incident took place in a school hallway. The incident was caught on the school security camera footage, which alerted the district police to intervene. The complaint charges a male student with two felonies: One count of rape and a second count of kidnapping. When FOX4 went to the school on Wednesday, students and parents were upset that the district nor the school ever notified anyone about...
  • Chiefs' Harrison Butker jersey ranked among NFL's bestsellers amid kicker's faith-based commencement address

    05/16/2024 6:51:43 PM PDT · by Ge0ffrey · 8 replies
    Fox News ^ | May 16, 2024 | Chantz Martin
    Kansas City Chiefs kicker Harrison Butker's commencement address at a private Catholic liberal arts school in Kansas over the weekend has drawn strong reaction. But amid the reaction, demand for Butker's Chiefs jersey seems to have spiked. As of Thursday, Butker's jersey appears to be among the most in-demand fan gear on NFL.com. Chiefs star quarterback Patrick Mahomes' jersey is also listed among the league's bestselling jerseys.
  • GOP AG launches new probe into communications from DOJ and Trump prosecutors

    05/09/2024 6:30:48 PM PDT · by The_Media_never_lie · 4 replies
    Fox News ^ | May 9, 2024 | Brianna Herlihy
    FIRST ON FOX: A Republican state attorney general is probing the Biden Justice Department for documents related to any communications with prosecutors connected to the indictments of former President Donald Trump. In a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request filed Thursday, Missouri Attorney General Andrew Bailey asked the DOJ to hand over "activity and/or communications between Manhattan District Attorney Alvin Bragg, New York Attorney General Letitia James, Special Prosecutor Jack Smith or Fulton County District Attorney Fani Willis related to the investigation or prosecution" of the former president. "The investigations and subsequent prosecutions of former President Donald J. Trump appear...
  • Missouri Governor Signs Bill to Defund Planned Parenthood Abortion Biz

    05/09/2024 12:06:57 PM PDT · by Morgana · 10 replies
    Life News ^ | May 9, 2024 | Steven Ertelt
    Missouri Governor Mike Parson signed a bill today that will defund the Planned Parenthood abortion business. The new law would defund the Planned Parenthood abortion business and other companies in the state that kill babies in abortions. Abortion businesses in Missouri can no longer receive Medicaid funding thanks to a bill signed by Gov. Mike Parson today. HB 2634 passed by large margins in the House and the Senate following the release of a video where Planned Parenthood was allegedly caught attempting to traffick a child out of state. Although Missouri is one of the pro-life states where babies are...
  • Missouri cuts off Medicaid funds from Planned Parenthood

    05/09/2024 12:01:50 PM PDT · by xoxox · 6 replies
    The Hill ^ | 05/09/24 12:43 PM ET | LAUREN IRWIN
    Missouri Gov. Mike Parson (R) signed a bill Thursday that kicks Planned Parenthood in the state off Medicaid funding. The bill, which is expected to go into effect later this year, makes it unlawful for any public funds to be sent to any abortion facility or “any affiliate or associate of such abortion facility.” Missouri now joins Arkansas, Mississippi and Texas, according to Planned Parenthood, as states that have blocked the organization from receiving Medicaid funding.
  • Auditors can’t locate former St. Louis circuit attorney to complete state audit. ( Kim Gardner )

    05/08/2024 10:46:43 AM PDT · by george76 · 13 replies
    Nexstar Media ^ | May 6, 2024 | JIM SALTER
    A state examination of the office that handles criminal prosecutions in St. Louis is being delayed because auditors can’t find former Circuit Attorney Kim Gardner, Missouri Auditor Scott Fitzpatrick said Monday. Fitzpatrick said in a news release that auditors have tried for several months to contact Gardner, including trying to serve her with a subpoena. Her whereabouts remain unknown, he said. “This is a pattern of behavior with Kim Gardner, who hasn’t shown a willingness to be transparent or accountable,” Fitzpatrick, a Republican, said in a news release. “Without question, she knows our audit is ongoing and that we want...
  • St. Louis Circuit Attorney Kim Gardner Resigns

    05/04/2023 8:40:45 PM PDT · by mbrfl · 23 replies
    KMOV4 ^ | May 4, 2023 | Susan El Khoury and Lauren Trager
    ST. LOUIS (KMOV) -- St. Louis Circuit Attorney Kim Gardner resigned Thursday amid a firestorm of legal troubles, including the Missouri Attorney General’s attempt to oust her from office. The Circuit Attorney’s Office confirmed the resignation, effective on June 1, on Twitter and in an email to News 4. Multiple attorneys have resigned from the Circuit Attorney’s Office since the attorney general announced his case against Gardner, which came after a defendant out on bond allegedly caused a crash that resulted in a 17-year-old’s legs being amputated. Missouri Attorney General Andrew Bailey has alleged Gardner willfully neglected the duties of...
  • Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein arrested during anti-Israel protest at Washington University in St. Louis

    04/28/2024 6:05:53 AM PDT · by george76 · 36 replies
    New York Post ^ | April 28, 2024 | Nicholas McEntyre
    Far-left Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein was arrested during an anti-Israel protest at Washington University in St. Louis on Saturday — a day after she was confronted outside of Columbia University. ... Stein’s Campaign Manager Jason Call and Deputy Campaign Manager Kelly Merrill-Caye were also arrested. ... Stein was “holding the line with students” before police “used force against” her and other protesters. ... The protests were demanding an end to the war in Gaza and ... “It quickly became clear through the words and actions of this group that they did not have good intentions on our campus...
  • Indian students' deaths in the US – the community wants answers

    04/26/2024 11:07:28 PM PDT · by RandFan · 23 replies
    BBC ^ | April 27 | BBC
    Dejected. That's how Jey Sushil, a student at Washington University in St Louis, Missouri, says he feels. Mr Sushil is still shaken by the death in February of fellow student Amarnath Ghosh, a 34-year-old classical dancer from India. Local police are investigating it as a homicide case. Mr Sushil says he found out about Ghosh's death through a friend in India before receiving any information from his university. "They told us after two days. Students are not very happy with the overall response. It's like, who cares about how Indians feel?" Ghosh was fatally shot off campus in a city...
  • Missouri Legislature Defunds Planned Parenthood Abortion Biz

    04/25/2024 9:52:14 PM PDT · by Morgana · 7 replies
    Life News ^ | April 25, 2024 | Steven Ertelt
    The Missouri legislature today approved a bill that would defund the Planned Parenthood abortion business and other companies in the state that kill babies in abortions. Although Missouri is one of the pro-life states where babies are protected, state tax dollars still go to the abortion giant. And that’s a problem given a recent expose’ showing Planned Parenthood is trafficking teen girls across state lines for secret abortions without their parents even knowing. Susan Klein, Executive Director of Missouri Right to Life, told LifeNews.com she is elated by the news. Today, May 25, 2024, the Missouri General Assembly truly agreed...
  • ‘All are welcome’: Mayor Lucas invites migrants overwhelming other cities to work in KC

    04/17/2024 7:33:44 PM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 43 replies
    The Kansas City Star ^ | April 17, 2024 | BY MIKE HENDRICKS
    Kansas City Mayor Quinton Lucas says the local labor market would benefit from an influx of workers seeking asylum in the United States legally but who are now stuck in crowded shelters in big cities like New York as they await work permits. “ All are welcome in Kansas City,” Lucas said Tuesday in a social media post in which he shared a Bloomberg.com article that quoted him saying the Kansas City area could use more workers for its burgeoning economy. “Proud to work with my fellow mayors like @MikeJohnstonCO and @NYCMayor,” he wrote on X, formerly Twitter, referring to...