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Stories with place: Independence
  • Independence man sent to prison for $247K theft from company 
    Updated: May-24-16 8:52 am

    INDEPENDENCE, Missouri - A former financial comptroller for a North Kansas City company has been sentenced to two years and three months in federal prison for embezzling more than $247,000.

  • Census shows growth in Columbia, decline in St. Louis 
    Updated: May-19-16 1:15 pm

    JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri - The latest population estimates indicate Columbia has overtaken Independence as Missouri's fourth-largest city.

  • Missouri lawmakers pass ethics laws but fail on gift ban 
    Updated: May-14-16 2:32 pm

    JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri - GOP Speaker Todd Richardson, who assumed leadership of the Missouri House a year ago when his predecessor resigned amid scandal, said the 2016 Legislative session brought progress toward change in a state that's been called the wild west of ethics, but he's disappointed a bill to limit lobbyist gifts didn't win approval.