Kansas cops are responding to reports of an active shooter at 7th Heaven music store located at 7621 Troost Avenue.
According to police, “shots fired” have been reported inside the business. No reports of injuries have yet been released.
From business website: For over 40 years, 7th Heaven has been Kansas City’s largest premier smoke shop, offering a vast array of tobacco smoking accessories from glass handpipes and waterpipes, to the newest cutting-edge vaporizers and oil rigs. Continue reading
Caleb Schwab, the 10-year-old boy who died on the Verrückt water slide at Schlitterbahn in Kansas City on Sunday, was grouped with two adult women. Caleb died after being decapitated towards the end of the ride.
Caleb, the son of Michele and Scott Schwab, a Kansas representative, was enjoying the park with his family after attending church services.
Caleb was grouped with two adult women on the Verrückt water slide around 2:30 p.m. One of the women suffered a broken jaw, and the other a broken bone in her face and had to have stitches in her eye, according to WDAF. Continue reading
“Super size me” is SO 2015.. A newly opened McDonald’s in Missouri offering the ultimate in mass quantities of junk food, all-you-can-eat FRIES!
In what’s being called a “McDonald’s of the Future,” the fast food eatery offers self-serve kiosks, table service, couches and armchairs and yes you heard right, unlimited french fries.
Before you rush to your local McDonald’s to get your fill of fries, the Missouri location is, for the moment, the only franchise offering the endless bucket of Fries.
The man who killed three police officers, Gavin Eugene Long, was a former Nation of Islam according to videos on his Youtube channel.
Long, 29, ambushed Baton Rouge police officers who were responding to a call for help Sunday morning.
Videos on Long’s account show that he was a former Nation of Islam member. He also railed against “crackers” and made references to Alton Sterling, the black man killed by police in Baton Rouge on July 5. Continue reading
A train pulling cars full of oil has derailed near Oregon’s scenic Columbia River Gorge. The derailment has sparked a huge blaze that is emitting plumes of thick, black smoke.
The accident occurred near Mosier, Oregon, just after the 12pm Friday.
Ken Armstrong, spokesman for the Oregon Department of Forestry, says the incident involves eight cars filled with oil and one is burning. Continue reading
Popular Olathe Mexican restaurant, K-Macho, has been shuttered, leaving long time customers blindsided. While the reasons for the sudden closure is unclear, it could be because of a request from the Department of Homeland Security to provide documentation that its workers are legal.
Although a worker told reporters that K-Macho abruptly closed “for renovations,” mandated by its insurance company, sources say the eatery was really closed after an immigration raid.
A Homeland Security spokesperson said they have no comment due to an ongoing investigation. Continue reading
A grand jury decided not to indict a Cleveland police officer or his partner for their roles in the fatal shooting of 12-year-old Tamir Rice.
Rice, a black youngster, was holding what turned out to be a realistic pellet gun.
Patrolman Timothy Loehmann fatally shot Tamir Rice within two seconds of a police cruiser driven by Frank Garmback skidding to a stop near the boy in November 2014. Continue reading
The sheriff’s office in Camden County, Missouri, alerted the FBI to a report of “Middle Eastern” men asking questions about a local dam.
Police said the incident took place around two weeks ago at a Golden Corral in Osage Beach.
A deputy was eating lunch and a wait staff told him that the men men were asking about Bagnell Dam, wondering if they could rent a boat and tour it. The dam is considered a legitimate tourist attraction, with people from around the world coming to see it, Lake News noted. Continue reading
Alise Nipper, the 3-year-old Missouri girl who drowned in a pool on July 29, was without any detectable heartbeat for an astounding 12 full minutes before waking up in her praying mother’s arms.
Alise and her mother, Jamie, were attending a pool party in Cape Girardeau, Missouri, when a lighting storm approached. After removing all of the children from the pool and going inside, Jamie realized Alise was missing.
“All of the sudden, I look over and she wasn’t there, where I last saw her.” Continue reading
A snake kept alone in captivity has given birth in southeast Missouri. There are no other known reports of the same breed accomplishing the same task.
The Missouri Department of Conservation says a female yellow-bellied water snake reproduced on her own without the help of a male companion.
Missouri Conservation Department herpetologist Jeff Briggler said virgin births are a process called parthenogenesis. The conservation department said there are no other documented cases of parthenogenesis by a yellow-bellied water snake. Continue reading