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Federal case moves forward over Missouri inmate's death

Jan. 6, 2020 12:20 PM EST

ST. JOSEPH, Mo. (AP) — A judge is refusing to dismiss several medical workers and Missouri sheriff's department employees from a lawsuit alleging that improper medical care contributed to the death of an inmate soon after he was sent to prison. The St. Joseph News-Press reports that Brenda Davis, has...

Man sentenced in $6 million K2 distribution conspiracy

Jan. 2, 2020 5:57 PM EST

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A St. Joseph, man was sentenced Thursday to three years in federal prison without parole for participating in the distribution of nearly $6 million of synthetic cannabinoid products, also known as K2. Shakeel Khan, 42, also was ordered Thursday to forfeit $2 million to the...

Riley Kinn visits St. Wendelin Catholic High School in Fostoria, Ohio, on Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2019. Kinn was abused by a priest at his Ohio high school and although assured by the Diocese of Toledo, Ohio, that he'd have the chance to share his story with a review board, was never given the opportunity to. Toledo Diocese spokeswoman Kelly Donaghy said the review board doesn’t promise victims they can testify, but examines each case in turn. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)

Advocacy group urges changes to Catholic abuse review boards

Nov. 22, 2019 5:34 PM EST

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The bishop of the Kansas City-St. Joseph Roman Catholic diocese, who was recently appointed chairman-elect of the U.S. Catholic church’s national committee for protecting abuse victims, should lead an effort to change boards that review abuse allegations to make them more...

Prim’s 19 lead Missouri State to 71-69 win over Hawks

Nov. 22, 2019 5:00 PM EST

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Gaige Prim had 19 points and Josh Hall hit a pair of tie-breaking free throws with 48.7 seconds left as Missouri State held off Saint Joseph’s 71-69 at the Charleston Classic on Friday. The Bears (3-3) had built a 12-point lead with eight minutes left, but the Hawks rallied...

Johnson’s 22 leads Florida to 70-62 win over Hawks

Nov. 21, 2019 5:17 PM EST

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Keyontae Johnson saw Florida’s big lead shrink to almost nothing in the final minute. He made sure his teammates didn’t let this one get away from the Gators. Johnson had a career-high 22 points to lead the Gators to a 70-62 victory over Saint Joseph’s at the...

Vasiljevic leads Miami to 74-70 win over Missouri State

Nov. 21, 2019 2:13 PM EST

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Dejan Vasiljevic had the situation he wanted — game on the line and the ball in his hands. Vasiljevic had a career-high 25 points, including a pair of clinching foul shots with 1.2 seconds left, as Miami outlasted Missouri State to start the Charleston Classic on Thursday....

4 plead guilty in $5.4 million meth distribution conspiracy

Nov. 20, 2019 6:32 PM EST

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Four people — including a mother and two of her children — have pleaded guilty in a $5.4 million conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine in northwest Missouri and northeast Kansas. Federal prosecutors say 67-year-old Linda Kay Ballard; her 27-year-old son, Eric Edward...

12-year-old charged in St. Joseph teen’s death

Nov. 19, 2019 6:16 PM EST

ST. JOSEPH, Mo. (AP) — A juvenile court judge has ruled enough evidence exists to prove two of the three charges against a 12-year-old in the death of a 14-year-old boy. The boy was 11 when he was charged in the death of Cameron Satterley, who died in a house fire in St. Joseph in February. His body...

St. Joseph Port Authority ships first ever grain barges

Nov. 19, 2019 3:46 PM EST

ST. JOSEPH, Mo. (AP) — The first grain ever moved from the St. Joseph Port Authority is on its way down the Missouri River. Transport 360, which operates the St. Joseph port, said two barges filled Monday with grain will go to New Orleans before likely being shipped internationally. A third barge loaded...

Man pleads guilty to shooting death of St. Joseph man

Nov. 19, 2019 12:00 PM EST

ST. JOSEPH, Mo. (AP) — A St. Joseph man pleaded guilty to second-degree murder in the shooting death of another man. The St. Joseph News-Press reports Dylan Grippando pleaded guilty Monday in the shooting death of 21-year-old Jaiden Drimmel on July 11. Under the plea agreement, attorneys agreed that...