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Marc LaVoie
August 19, 2019 - 6:56 am
Kansas City, MO - Police say four teenagers were wounded in a shooting in a hotel room at the Sheraton Suites Country Club Plaza at 770 West 47th Street. The gunshots were reported before 3:30 a.m. Sunday. Investigators believe one person fired all the shots after an argument broke out at a...
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Marc LaVoie
August 19, 2019 - 6:41 am
Kansas City police say they are investigating as a homicide the discovery of a body along the roadway at Red Bridge Road and 71 Highway. The body of an adult male was found on the shoulder of the southbound exit ramp. Injuries to the body were not described in a police news release. Medics declared...
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KMBZ News Staff
August 19, 2019 - 5:08 am
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Ricky Kidd has his life back after he spent 23 years behind bars for a crime he didn't commit. But for his dedicated team of lawyers, including Tricia Bushnell, Executive and Legal Director for the Midwest Innocence Project, justice for Ricky is a welcome cause for celebration...
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AP News Staff
August 19, 2019 - 4:42 am
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Two men with handguns in their waistbands alarmed shoppers when they entered a Kansas City-area Walmart on Sunday, but police say they were just buying ammunition for target practice. Kansas City, Missouri, Police Sgt. Jake Becchina says the men were cooperative and were...
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Rebecca Crockett
August 19, 2019 - 4:00 am
Olathe, KS - It's an older home converted into a bakery, supply retail shop, and event space. Three T Bakery opened just two weeks ago , but the cookie creations that Rebecca Liotta has created, according to her customers, are nothing short of amazing. Even more amazing is how she got her start in...
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Bill Grady
August 16, 2019 - 5:49 am
KANSAS CITY, Kan. -- An expert in post-traumatic stress disorder believes better therapy could prevent tragic events like the killing of an Overland Park woman and her husband's death at the hands of Kansas City, Kansas police. Retired Army Ranger Charles Roy Pearson was shot to death as he pointed...
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KMBZ News Staff
August 16, 2019 - 4:50 am
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- A local pedestrian-focused transportation organization is hitting back at critics of improvements to bike paths and sidewalks on Kansas City's east side. Michael Kelley, Policy Director for Bike Walk KC, said in order for Kansas City to create opportunities in the areas that...
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Marc LaVoie
August 16, 2019 - 4:38 am
ST. LOUIS (AP) - After more than two decades behind bars, 44-year-old Ricky Kidd walked out of the prison in Cameron, Missouri prison Thursday and hugged his daughter. Kidd had maintained his innocence ever since he was accused of participating in the 1996 murders of two men in Kansas City. DeKalb...
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Rebecca Crockett
August 16, 2019 - 4:00 am
Raytown, MO - Raytown school district is offering an after school meal program, categorized as the Missouri Health and Senior Services Supper Program. Dr Tim Young, director of food services with Raytown Schools says the goal is to bridge the gap between lunch and dinner. "We've got students...
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Marc LaVoie
August 15, 2019 - 8:39 am
A judge has ruled that a man is innocent of two murders in Kansas City for which he was sent to prison more than two decades ago. Ricky Kidd was sentenced to life in prison without parole for the deaths of George Bryant and Oscar Bridges. Kidd told officials he was with his girlfriend at the time...
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