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KMBZ News Staff
April 16, 2019 - 3:40 pm
Kansas City, KS - A Wyandotte County Sheriff's deputy has been charged with the sexual abuse of a child. Wyandotte County District Attorney Mark Dupree announced charges Tuesday against Michael Mastel for rape, aggravated criminal sodomy and three counts of sexual exploitation of a child who was...
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Marc LaVoie
April 16, 2019 - 6:44 am
Among the thousands of stunned people who watched as Notre Dame Cathedral burned on Monday was Mat Orangkhadivi of Kansas City, who had just toured the Gothic church. "It was very sad," Orangkhadivi said. "We were going through, talking about how historic this building was, all of the artifacts...
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Kara Marxer
April 16, 2019 - 6:16 am
Now that Kansas has dropped an old post-prohibition law regarding strong beer sales, the Anheuser-Busch brewing company has decided to pay a celebratory visit. Beginning April 1, grocery and convenience stores have been able to sell strong beer. Before, they were only allowed to sell cereal malt...
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Marc LaVoie
April 16, 2019 - 5:48 am
The state audit that began in December continues in Clay County, in spite of what the Missouri Auditor calls continuous stalling. About 9,000 county residents signed a petition that was circulated by a group called Citizens for a Better Clay County. They are asking the state auditor's office to...
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Rebecca Crockett
April 15, 2019 - 8:23 pm
Overland Park, KS - It's called, What I Was Wearing, and it's everyday clothes, such as jeans and a t-shirt, running shorts, and khakis. Each outfit represents what someone was wearing when they were sexually assaulted, and their story is posted next to it. The display is from a sexual assault...
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KMBZ News Staff
April 15, 2019 - 3:00 pm
Kansas City, MO - A Kansas City man has been convicted on five counts of murder in connection with the deaths of five people in one Kansas City neighborhood in 2014. Brandon Howell was charged with five counts of first-degree murder and seven other felonies in connection with a crime spree in a...
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Rebecca Crockett
April 14, 2019 - 8:52 pm
Kansas City, MO - Sydney Haefs is a ballet dancer, training with Kansas City Ballet Second Company . The day in day out of her job includes a full day of classes and rehearsals. The journey to get here started when she was just three years old, but somewhere along the way she lost interest in...
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Marc LaVoie
April 12, 2019 - 11:15 am
Kansas City, MO - The city is hoping to identify a couple of people who were seen dumping junk at least three times in March near 29th and Poplar. The city has set up surveillance cameras in known illegal dumping areas and captured the pair, a man and a woman, dumping loads of furniture, bags of...
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Kansas City's Morning News
April 12, 2019 - 7:39 am
Kansas City, KS - For a number of years Brian Vervaecke helped to ensure The Masters Tournament went off without a hitch. Vervaecke worked as a mechanic in the early 2000's, keeping the mowers and landscaping equipment humming He shared his experiences with KC's Morning News... Kansas City's...
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Kara Marxer
April 12, 2019 - 6:51 am
Kansas City, MO - Superintendent Dr. Mark Bedell has signed a three-year contract extension that includes a raise of $40,000 per year. The currently-seated school board's final vote approved the contract, which raises Bedell's salary to $265,000 per year and adds new insurance benefits. The...
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