The battle over the rent gets serious as protest and tough talk don't change tragic reality for so many locals getting booted out of their homes.
Read more . . .
A Blue Springs man underwent surgery Friday after he was shot by two Jackson County process deputies serving an eviction notice at his home in the 400 block of NW Weschester Court. At some point shortly after 9 a.m., the man, identified as Donald "Eric" Smith retrieved a weapon and pointed it at them, according to officials.