Serpent Leaves Independence Powerless

Today's sketchy metaphor from meth town regarding the dangers of our technological age worsened by ancient threats . . .

In a Facebook post, the City of Independence explained that an outage near 47th and Norfleet Road was the handiwork of a “critter.” Although a squirrel may have been the most likely suspect, it turned out the animal of interest in this case was a snake.

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Snake causes power outage in Independence: 'Critters occasionally get curious'

1,400 residents in Independence experienced a power outage caused by an unlikely "critter," the city reported.