Megan Favignano

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Pioneer Building still burning, cause not yet known

St. Joseph firefighters continued to spray water onto small flames at the Pioneer Building on Tuesday afternoon and power was expected to be restored …

Customers

Cab driver robbed at gunpoint near Central High School

A cab driver was robbed at gunpoint after giving two men a ride.<p>St. Joseph Police responded to the 2600 block of Edmond Street where a cab driver …

Crime

Fires raise alarms over vacant buildings

Two massive fires in a one-month period have area businesses and residents asking if more should be done to secure vacant buildings in Downtown St. …

Urbanism

Albrecht-Kemper Museum still closed after fire

The Albrecht-Kemper Museum of Art remains closed as crews work to finish cleanup from an electrical fire earlier this month.<p>The museum canceled its …

Kansas City

Woman sent to hospital following dispute outside YWCA

One woman was transported to Mosaic Life Care after being knocked to the ground during a domestic dispute.<p>The incident occurred just before 6 p.m., …

Domestic Violence

Two stores targeted in overnight burglaries

St. Joseph police are investigating after two stores were burglarized early Tuesday morning.<p>The break-in occurred at 2:15 a.m. at Dollar General, …

Crime

Owner listed Pioneer Building for sale after prior proposals denied

The owner of the Pioneer Building, which was destroyed in a fire last week, acquired the 144-year-old building a decade ago, intending to turn the …

Skyscrapers

Man charged in Red Wing Shoe robbery

Joshua Drew Starke faces second-degree robbery charges for a reported theft at Red Wing Shoes on July 21.<p>Store officials told police Red Wing Shoes …

Crime

Woman found guilty in 2012 murder

The judge separated the two families to avoid trouble in the Buchanan County courtroom after a jury convicted Angela Henderson for her role in the …

Crime

Murder victim's family at arraignment

The teenager who went with Skylar Powell to allegedly rob a drug dealer was arraigned Thursday as a large group of the victim’s family members and …

Crime

POLICE: Man fails to mow lawn, roommate shoots at him

Police responded to the 1300 block of Garfield Ave. on report of a shooting Friday night.<p>Upon arrival, police found a man outside the residence who …

Lawn Mowing

Midtown residents concerned about violence

A few Midtown area residents have expressed concern about recent crimes and violence in their neighborhood.<p>The latest incident involved a shooting …

Crime

Midtown residents concerned about violence

A few Midtown area residents expressed some concern about recent crimes and violence in their neighborhood.<p>As featured on<p>A few Midtown area residents …

Bankruptcy

Dallas detective with St. Joseph roots responds to shooting

Dallas

Officers respond to shots fired call

A caller reported hearing multiple shots fired on the 3600 block of Gene Field Road shortly before 11:30 p.m. Saturday.<p>Sgt. Roy Hoskins, St. Joseph …

Denham arraigned on murder, arson charges

Grayden Denham stood handcuffed and rocked back and forth Thursday morning as a judge read for eight minutes the murder-related charges the defendant …

Animal Abuse

Attempted escape adds five more years to sentences

Lax rules allowed two men in the maximum security unit at the Western Reception, Diagnostic and Correctional Center to make hooch and attempt an …

Criminal Sentencing

Ex-firefighter gets 14 years for attempted rape

A former St. Joseph firefighter will serve 14 years in prison for the attempted rape of a 15-year-old.<p>Fifth Circuit Court Judge Daniel Kellogg …

Crime

Words fly in Dover St. shooting case

Buchanan County Prosecuting Attorney Dwight Scroggins filed charges Monday, seeking a warrant against a milkman in connection to a shooting late last …

Crime

Ueligger returned to court

Free on a $25,000 bond his family posted Thursday, Lonald Ueligger returned to court Friday with his family and friends for an arraignment.<p>Ueligger, …

Police investigate death of teen with 'a beautiful spirit'

St. Joseph police are investigating the homicide of 18-year-old Skylar Powell, who was found dead early Wednesday of an apparent gunshot wound.<p>Powell …

Crime

Charges filed after strike force seizes large amount of meth, stolen gun

A St. Joseph man has been charged after the Buchanan County Drug Strike Force seized a large quantity of methamphetamine Thursday afternoon near …

Crime

Man arraigned in Benton grad's death

One of the four people charged in the death of a recent Benton High School graduate was arraigned Friday.<p>Dayne Matthews, 19, came to court with his …

City Councilman's son works on Dallas police force

St. Joseph City Councilman Gary Roach and his wife Jane, were glued to TV coverage Thursday night as the family first heard of the sniper shootings …

Law Enforcement

Man charged in Thursday shooting

Wilbur Hurt III, 34, of St. Joseph, was charged Friday with a Class D Felony of unlawful use of a weapon from a shooting shortly after 8 p.m. …

United States

Shots fired near 3rd and Highland

The St. Joseph Police Department responded Thursday to a shooting shortly after 8 p.m. at Third Street and Highland Avenue.<p>Officers blocked off …

United States

Coats heard the new charges against him

A St. Joseph man was arraigned Friday on new charges of first-degree murder and armed criminal action for his alleged role in the murder of his …

Coats

Local leaders react to Dallas massacre

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Man charged in Memorial Day standoff

The Memorial Day standoff leaves a 20-year-old man charged with felony resisting arrest.<p>The charge was filed Wednesday against Dustin Venneman after …

Crime

Standoff suspect to remain in jail

Standoff suspect to remain in jail<p>Dustin Venneman stayed in the Buchanan County Jail for his arraignment Friday.<p>Associate Circuit Judge Rebecca …

Crime