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Two men charged in kidnapping mother, son

(WARRENSBURG, Mo.) – A mother and her 7-year-old son were kidnapped and threatened in the Wal-Mart parking lot Thursday evening, according to a press release from the Warrensburg Police Department.…

Former Ridge View teacher dies in house fire

Former Ridge View teacher dies in house fire

(Editor’s Note: This version of the story removes the manner of death, which digitalBURG believed was confirmed. However, the manner of death remains unclear after attempting to confirm that information…

Church feeds homeless a meal and a message

By JOEL CURRIER St. Louis Post-Dispatch (ST. LOUIS, AP) — The setting sunlight shoots through the gaps in the freight cars rolling behind Edward “Pastor Paul” Gonnella as he skims…

KC man pleads guilty to ID theft conspiracy

(KANSAS CITY, Mo., AP) — A suburban Kansas City man has admitted taking part in a $725,000 fraud scheme that involved hacking into business computer systems and stealing customers’ identity…

Martin Luther King adviser to speak at SEMO

(CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo., AP) — A man who helped write Martin Luther King Jr.’s “I Have a Dream” speech will speak next month at a Southeast Missouri State University dinner…

Mo. House to take up Boeing airplane incentives

(JEFFERSON CITY, Mo., AP) — Missouri lawmakers are poised to give final approval to a package of incentives for a potential Boeing assembly plant. The House was expected to vote…

Jennies advance in Regional with comeback win over Nebraska-Kearney

(DULUTH, Minn.) — The No. 5 Jennies rallied for a five-set win over No. 11 Nebraska-Kearney, 20-25, 21-25, 25-23, 25-20, 15-11, in Romano Gymnasium in Duluth, Minn., Wednesday afternoon. The Jennies had…

Mules take down No. 15 Fort Hays State in overtime

(WARRENSBURG, Mo.) The Central Missouri Mules scored 20 points in overtime to upset 15th-ranked Fort Hays State 93-85 Thursday night at the UCM Multipurpose Building. The win improves UCM’s record…

Jennies dominate Fort Hays State 72-51 in MIAA opener

(WARRENSBURG, Mo.) — The eighth-ranked Jennies protected their home court against Fort Hays State Thursday night, defeating the Tigers, 72-51 at the Multipurpose Building. Central Missouri (7-1, 1-0 MIAA) and…