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Bill Grady
February 22, 2019 - 5:32 am
Kansas City, MO - An area businessman and civil rights advocate thinks Cook County, Illinois officials should throw the book at Jussie Smollett, the "Empire" actor who is accused of staging a race-fueled attack on himself in Chicago. Henry Lyons, a real estate broker and president of the Olathe...
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Bill Grady
February 22, 2019 - 5:10 am
Kansas City, MO - Demolition could begin within weeks at Kansas City International Airport, now that the Federal Aviation Authority has completed its environmental assessment. Meeting the FAA's environmental compliance requirements has been one of the hurdles to begin construction on a new single...
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February 21, 2019 - 4:59 pm
(WASHINGTON) -- A man allegedly caught researching acts of domestic terrorism and amassing more than a dozen firearms will spend at least two weeks in federal custody, a Maryland federal judge decided on Thursday. U.S. Coast Guard lieutenant Christopher Paul Hasson, 49, was arrested on charges of...
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February 21, 2019 - 3:27 pm
(OAKLAND, Calif.) -- A national wave of teachers' strikes rolled into Oakland, California, Thursday where more than 3,000 public school educators hit picket lines in a fight for higher wages, smaller class sizes and better overall working conditions. The first teacher strike in Oakland in 23 years...
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Bill Grady
February 21, 2019 - 2:28 pm
Grandview, MO - In late 2018, elementary school students in Grandview's Focus program won a "Battle of the Brain" competition sponsored by Burns and McDonnell. Now, their winning work will be featured at Science City at Union Station. Our FOCUS students had a chance to show off their enhanced...
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This image provided by the U.S. District Court in Maryland shows a photo of firearms and ammunition that was in the motion for detention pending trial in the case against Christopher Paul Hasson. Prosecutors say that Hasson, a Coast Guard lieutenant is a "domestic terrorist" who wrote about biological attacks and had a hit list that included prominent Democrats and media figures. He is due in court on Feb. 21 in Maryland. Prosecutors say Hasson espoused extremist views for years. Court papers say Hasson described an "interesting idea" in a 2017 draft email that included "biological attacks followed by attack on food supply." (U.S. District Court via AP)
AP News Staff
February 21, 2019 - 1:42 pm
GREENBELT, Md. (AP) — A Coast Guard officer suspected of drawing up a hit list of top Democrats and network TV journalists spent hours on his work computer researching the words and deeds of infamous bombers and mass shooters while also stockpiling weapons, federal prosecutors said Thursday. Lt...
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Bill Grady
February 21, 2019 - 12:15 pm
Kansas City, MO - Due to the wintery weather and a record number of people staying at the shelter, the Kansas City Rescue Mission says its food pantry is out of the basics. No one is being turned away however, according to Juliann Hansen, shelter spokesperson. Hansen says the organization has been...
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Newport Beach Police
February 21, 2019 - 9:02 am
(NEW YORK) -- The sister of a little girl who was strangled to death in 1973 didn't expect to see a conclusion to the mysterious cold case, she told ABC News hours after a man's arrest was announced on Wednesday. "I never really thought that they would actually ever find the individual responsible...
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Kalamazoo County Sheriff's Department
February 21, 2019 - 8:59 am
(NEW YORK) -- In never-before-seen interrogation tapes, Jason Dalton, the former Uber driver who pleaded guilty to a 2016 shooting spree in the Kalamazoo, Michigan, area that left six dead and two severely wounded, explained in detail how he claimed the ride-sharing app had "guided" him to kill...
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February 21, 2019 - 8:43 am
(SALT LAKE CITY) -- A Utah man who allegedly attacked three men with a metal pole after shouting that he wanted to "kill Mexicans" has been charged with federal hate crimes, authorities said. A federal grand jury in Salt Lake City, Utah, on Wednesday indicted Alan Covington on three counts of hate...
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