Flashing Headlights Is Free Speech -- And Also Neighborly ​

Are you one of those selfish pricks who knows there's a speed trap up ahead, but doesn't flash your lights to warn fellow motorists? Well, now you don't have to be. A court ruled that flashing your headlights, even to warn of stealthily hidden law enforcement, is protected speech. » 2/05/14 2:33pm 2/05/14 2:33pm

Did An Evil Ghost Priest Cause This Near-Fatal Car Crash?

A recent article from WND asked "Did an angel save this car-crash victim?" Perhaps the more accurate question would be "Did an evil ghost priest cause this near-fatal car crash?" » 8/07/13 3:15pm 8/07/13 3:15pm

Watch A Woman With A Stuck Accelerator Weave Through Traffic At 118 MPH…

Hurtling down a northern Missouri interstate at speeds of up to 118 mph, Lauri Ulvestad was convinced that her car was driving itself. She called family, she called 9-1-1, she tried to turn the car off. » 8/27/12 1:30pm 8/27/12 1:30pm

Police Officer In Race Car Crashes Into Five Spectators At State Fair

The ex-cop-car "Battle of the Badges" charity race at the weekend's Missouri State Fair was a mess. One car hit five spectators in the infield, two of whom remain in the hospital, and that wasn't the first crash of the night. » 8/20/12 4:00pm 8/20/12 4:00pm

The Driver Of This Car Killed A Church Leader

Harry M. Stone, a 60-year-old member of St. Luke's United Methodist Church in Raytown, Mo. wasn't expecting any trouble when he went for his morning jog Sunday. But his exercise regimen, and his life, were cut short when someone fired shots from the window of a passing car. » 5/21/12 12:30pm 5/21/12 12:30pm

Reliving this weekend's deadly Joplin tornado

By now you've heard of the tornado that hit Joplin, Mo., last night, killing at least 89 people in what's been called the most deadly U.S. tornado in 58 years. This morning, the rest of the world is reliving it through video made by its victims. » 5/23/11 10:00am 5/23/11 10:00am

This is a highway covered in 40K pounds of Mayonnaise

A tractor-trailer carrying mayonnaise lost control near Springfield, Missouri, spilling 40,000 gallons of the sticky white sandwich helper along Interstate 44. With the freezing temperatures, traversing the mayo slick was "like walking on ice." » 3/02/11 9:40am 3/02/11 9:40am

EXCLUSIVE: Ken Block's 100 Acre Wood Rally In-Car Footage

We've taken Ken Block's winning race footage straight from his STi's DVR at the 2009 100 Acre Wood Rally, complete with real-time data readouts. Now you can learn how to be a real rally driver! » 3/20/09 4:30pm 3/20/09 4:30pm

Guess That Rally Car: 100 Acre Wood Edition

It's bright red, loud and generally makes the greenies unhappy. No, it's not Rush Limbaugh; it's a rally car! Submit your guesses inside for fame and glory. » 3/03/09 4:20pm 3/03/09 4:20pm

Travis Pastrana In Multi-Roll Accident At 100 Acre Wood Rally

Here on the scene in Salem, MO at the 100 Acre Wood Rally comes word of a multiple-roll accident involving Travis Pastrana and Christian Edstrom. No injuries reported and there's more information inside. » 2/28/09 1:20pm 2/28/09 1:20pm

Deer Jumps Over Speeding Police Car


Though the car usually wins in a battle of car-versus-deer, it's almost always a phyrric victory as the damage to the vehicle can be immense. That's why a Jackson County, Missouri sheriff's deputy is grateful this large, white-tailed deer was able to completely clear the hood of his speeding patrol car. Whether the… » 11/20/07 3:15pm 11/20/07 3:15pm

Enterprise Opens First Ethanol Branch

Because there aren't enough things for rental car companies to screw up, Enterprise is now opening an all flexfuel branch in Kirkwood, Missouri (a suburb of St. Louis). This is another salvo in the war to seem the greenest, with other companies offering carbon offsets and hybrids and the like. The new location will be… » 11/15/07 1:30pm 11/15/07 1:30pm

One Airport Hassle Down, 6,593,039 To Go

Kansas City International Airport, a swinging place if you're taking a connecting flight to Evansville, has decided to reduce the stress of the traveling masses by consolidating the airport's ten rental car offices into one $90 million facility. Besides making it easier to find the rental car counter, it also reduces… » 4/26/07 5:30pm 4/26/07 5:30pm

Missouri To Mennonite Drivers: Our Way Or No Highway

Members of Mennonite sects that permit driving but not "graven images" (e.g., driver's license photos) are being told that the no-photo-required religious exemption once offered by Missouri is being revoked as part of the War On Terror, and if they don't like it they can just leave the state. Many of the affected… » 3/22/07 6:33pm 3/22/07 6:33pm

Bullrun Update: Baby Out of Jail

According to Bullrun HQ: "Latest info direct from Kansas City..1st Tove Christensen, 2nd Los Matadors, 3rd Team Gotham..all cars now starting to arrive. AMG Dolls in 5th." Which means that we must amend our earlier statement that the Magnaflow RS4 was not the first in, and apparently the GT2 sled of Tove Christiansen… » 7/25/06 1:30am 7/25/06 1:30am

Heisting the Kiddie Cars

We dig vintage merry-go-round-type carnival rides with their made-of-actual metal seats for the kids to ride on. We grew up in the age of metalflake fiberglass, which we also harbor fond memories of (in addition to the Disneyland Autopia cars show above). In that spirit, we have to condemn the thieves who heisted the… » 7/07/06 12:45am 7/07/06 12:45am