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Friday 0%
High 91° / Low 72°
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Sunny. High 91F. Winds S at 10 to 20 mph.
Partly Cloudy
Saturday 20%
High 88° / Low 67°
Partly Cloudy
Intervals of clouds and sunshine. A stray shower or thunderstorm is possible. High 88F. Winds S at 10 to 20 mph.
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Sunday 40%
High 80° / Low 68°
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Scattered thunderstorms in the morning, then cloudy skies late. High around 80F. Winds NNE at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 40%.
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Monday 50%
High 84° / Low 70°
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Scattered showers and thunderstorms. High 84F. Winds S at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 50%.
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Tuesday 50%
High 87° / Low 74°
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Scattered thunderstorms in the morning, then partly cloudy late. High 87F. Winds S at 10 to 20 mph. Chance of rain 50%.
Clear
Wednesday 10%
High 88° / Low 73°
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Mainly sunny. High 88F. Winds S at 10 to 20 mph.
Chance of a Thunderstorm
Thursday 30%
High 84° / Low 69°
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Widely scattered showers or a thunderstorm early. Then partly cloudy. High 84F. Winds S at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 30%.

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RaytownOnline Endorses Jerome Barnes for State Rep.

12931301_234329426915681_5495450049754522011_nJerome Barnes stands out as the only candidate who has a history of both working for our community and working for the Democratic Party. He is the only candidate that is not a stranger to working for Democratic issues and Democratic candidates.

He is a regular at the Raytown Democratic Association monthly meetings, where he keeps the membership updated on issues and events concerning the Raytown School District in keeping with his role as a member of our School Board.

Mr. Barnes has a long history of dealing with rules and regulations as a member of the US Army, the Postal Service, and the Raytown School Board. He is known for doing his homework and this experience and attention to detail will serve us well in Jefferson City.

Mr. Barnes chose Raytown to raise his family in 30 years ago and has a 30 year record of community service that has entailed working with people from all walks of life.

Missouri House District 28 Candidate Forum

The League of Women Voters and the Raytown Chamber of Commerce held a candidates forum for the Missouri House 28th District earlier this week.  All six candidates were in attendance.  RaytownOnline.com made a video recording of the forum.  Due to the closeness of the election, to save time, the normal amount of editing to pretty up the footage has not been done. There is about 10 minutes where the view is only the moderator at the podium, when the preferred view would be the candidates. This is at almost the end of the video and the reason is simple, I made a mistake during the file transfer process and did not catch it before the originals were deleted from the camera.  Everything is there, just some of it is not the preferred view.

 

Raytown Park Board meeting of 7/18/2016

The Raytown Park Board meeting started out with a significant amount of public comment, mainly about Super Splash.  More on this in another post.

Here is the video…

Raytown Mourns the Passing of Steve Mock

 Raytown has lost one of the Best, Steve Mock. His dedication to community service was unmatched. From sitting on the Board of Aldermen, and various City committees, to working for REAP and other local charities.  Mr. Mock was a rock of stability on the Board of Alderman, the Best Egg-Fest Bunny in costume for the children and humble enough to patrol our streets and highways for litter.

Steve spent his life working to make Raytown a better place and he will be sorely missed.

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Aldermen Steve Mock and Joe Creamer

Aldermen Steve Mock and Joe Creamer

Ward 5 aldreman Steve Mock and daughter

Ward 5 aldreman Steve Mock and daughter

Alderman Steve Mock and Chamber President Vicki Turnbow

Alderman Steve Mock and Chamber President Vicki Turnbow

Aldereman Steve Mock and Clarice Titus

Aldereman Steve Mock and Clarice Titus

More on the recent burglary

Two KC men charged in Raytown burglary that ended in gunfire on July 3, 2016, Jackson County Prosecutor Jean Peters Baker announced today.

Arnett W. McNeal Jr., dob: 6/6/1971, faces Assault of a Law Enforcement Officer in the 1st Degree, and Burglary in the 2nd Degree, while Saintino J. Garner, dob: 3/18/1996, faces Burglary in the 2nd Degree.*

According to court records, the defendants told Raytown Police Department detectives that they entered the home and grabbed a change jar, a handgun and other items. When police entered the residence, Arnett said he panicked. Police video showed McNeal grabbed a gun and pointed it, then the officer fired at McNeal.

The incident remains under investigation.


From the Police Report review of the body cam.

(Det. YYY is reviewing the tape in this report)

Office XXX walked up to the  door that led inside the house. Inside the house the lights were. illuminated . Det. YYY  saw an entry way with what appeared to be a washer and dryer just inside and to the left. Det. YYY saw what appeared to be glass on the entry way door and a single broken window pane out of the door. Officer XXX walked inside the threshold. Del. YYY immediately saw two black males inside a kitchcn that was directly inside the entry way. The two black males had items in their hands. One male wearing a red colored sweatshirt appeared to be holding clothing while the other male wearing a grey colored sweatshirt appeared to be holding ajar of some sort.

The male in the red colorcd sweatshirt was latcr identified as Saintino J. Garncr a black male born, 03·18- 1996.  The male in the grey colored sweatshirt was later identified as Arnett Waymon McNeal Jr. a blaek male born, 06-06- 1971.

Officer XXX yelled “Hands! Gel on the ground! Gel on the ground both of you! “As Officer XXX was giving commands McNeal grabbed what appeared to be a black colored handgun kitchen table that he was standing next to.  McNeal grabbed the gun with his left hand and pointed  it at Officcr XXX.  Officer XXX fired one gunshot at McNeal. McNeal dropped the gun and remained standing. Officer XXX gave both McNeal and Garner commands to get on the ground. Both complied and laid down on the floor. Officer notified Police Headquarters that ” shots were fired”.  McNeal said, “You shot me”. Officer XXX asked where McNeal was shot. McNeal responded with , ” In the stomach” . Officer XXX notified  he needed an ambulance.

Officer XXX placed McNeal in handcuffs. Officer XXX asked someone if they could handcuff Garner. Det. YYY  then saw Officer ZZZ in the kitchen placing handcuffs on Garner.

Officers Confront Home Invaders

raytown-police-looking-for-graphic-designer-to-design-new-logo-patchAt approximately 9:41 PM Raytown officers responded to a residential burglar alarm in the 6200 block of Ralston. When the officers arrived they found two men inside the house. When the officers confronted the men, one of them pointed a hand gun at the officers. One of the officers fired once and struck one subject in the abdomen. The man who was struck was transported to a local hospital with non-life threatening injuries and the other was taken into custody. The officers were not injured. The officer involved was placed on leave while the investigation continues