Kansas City Trucker Sentenced in Conspiracy to Steal Trucks, Trailers & Cargo
A Kansas City, MO, truck driver was sentenced in federal court Monday for his role in a 14-year-long conspiracy to steal more than $1 million worth of trucks and trailers and their cargo.
Story of the high school day trader making $72 million fails the smell test
Mohammed Islam has not made $72 million dollars trading.
Secret Santa pays for layaways at local Walmart
KANSAS CITY, Mo. ? Secret Santa is popping up in random ways all over town, and now there?s another one who people are calling the ?layaway angel.? Dozens of families will get a huge holiday surprise this month thanks to a generous stranger. A secret Santa paid for more than $10,000 worth of toys and [?]
How To Beat Those Holiday Bills
KANSAS CITY, Mo., Dec. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Each year, beginning as early as September, American consumers embark on their annual holiday shopping sprees, cramming a year's worth of spending into just a few months. According to the National Retail Federation (NRF), the U.S. retail industry generated over $3.2 trillion dollars in holiday sales in 2013 and due to the improving U.S ...
Chinese woman denied own trial in seed-theft case
A woman accused of conspiring to steal trade secrets from U.S. seed companies and send them to China, where she's married to the CEO of a large biotechnology firm, will be tried with another suspect despite ...
New York Magazine?s $72 million teenage stock trader says he made it all up
The world is filled with teenagers who play fast and loose with facts. But they usually don?t get the publicity Mohammed Islam received.
Snowy roads lead to fatal accident
Wintry weather conditions contributed to a fatal Worth County accident late Monday morning, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol.
High School Student Is Worth $72 MILLION After Trading Stock During Lunch Breaks? Meet The Teen Wolf of Wall Street?
Mohammed "Mo" Islam, 17, is a high student at New York's prestigious Stuyvesant High School. He's also a multimillionaire and not even legally an adult. He's apparently a real life teen Wolf of Wall Street? that just gave us a great idea for a crossover film about a young, stock trading werewolf? Anyway, Mo allegedly has made around [...]
Gold tooth dropped in Missouri donation kettle
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) _ A Salvation Army spokesman says someone has dropped a gold tooth into a holiday collection kettle. Spokesman Rick Carroll said Thursday that he?s found diamond rings, silver bars and four-leaf clovers but has never heard of a tooth donation. He says the item could be worth $100 depending on the [?]
Springfield Kids Step Into Free Shoes for Holidays
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Hundreds of local children who need new shoes will spend the holidays in the pair of their choice. "Some kids don't have money so this is a good chance to be able to get shoes," 23-year-old Britney Said. The Payless Gives Shoes 4 Kids granted 250 pairs worth of new shoes to the Springfield area. It's an early Christmas present that will help local Boys and Girls Clubs ...