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KMBZ News Staff
July 08, 2019 - 4:30 am
As the temperatures rise, crime seems to do the same, but this summer seems to be better than the past few years. Entertainment centers like Westport, the Power and Light District, and the Country Club Plaza are hot spots for complaints that involve loitering and property damage. There have been...
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AP News Staff
July 05, 2019 - 4:42 am
KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) - A social-justice advocacy group says it is launching a hotline in Kansas City, Kansas, for people to report police misconduct. The Kansas City Star reports that Wednesday's announcement by the Metro Organization for Racial and Economic Equity comes about a month after it...
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Marc LaVoie
July 05, 2019 - 4:28 am
Kansas City, Mo - Fireworks are believed to be the cause of a house fire that injured two Kansas City firefighters. It happened early Thursday morning at a home near 33rd and Bales. A firework device hit the back part of the home and then smoldered for hours. "We have outlawed fireworks in Kansas...
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Rebecca Crockett
July 05, 2019 - 4:00 am
Kansas City, MO - It was nearly two years ago that Jerry Wilkinson suffered a heart attack why delivering mail on his rout. Thanks to the quick action of the fire department, where he stopped to rest, he's here today. But the medical issues keep coming and with that, the mounting medical debt. His...
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Dan Weinbaum
July 03, 2019 - 6:49 am
Not everyone experiences Fourth of July fireworks displays through bright flashes and colors. The sights and sounds are only sounds for Kansas City-area resident Kimberly Morrow, who has been blind from birth. "I just had to learn to do things in a different way," Morrow said. "I learned braille...
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Bill Grady
July 03, 2019 - 4:50 am
Some call it amateur hour. People who do not normally spend much time outdoors end up with bad sunburns during the summer holidays, and they can expose themselves to much more than temporary pain and peeling. Dermatologists recommend anyone spending time in the sun use a lotion that will protect...
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Bill Grady
July 02, 2019 - 6:11 am
Every year people are warned about the dangers of discharging firearms to celebrate holidays like Independence Day or New Year's Day, but there is another angle to consider. Some people believe shooting a gun upward is safer if it's a smaller caliber. The idea is that no one would be hurt by a...
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Rebecca Crockett
July 02, 2019 - 4:00 am
Kansas City, MO - It's in the news, on our social media pages and on the streets of our city. Just this last week, 24 people in Independence Missouri were arrested with connections to human trafficking. Geoffrey Arbuckle, President of Restoration House of Greater Kansas City , says it is more of a...
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Marc LaVoie
July 01, 2019 - 4:28 am
Kansas City, MO - Whit Merrifield has been chosen to represent the Kansas City Royals at the 2019 All-Star Game. The second baseman was named as a reserve for the American League team. The process in naming reserves involves a player's vote and input from the MLB Commissioner's office. It will be...
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Rebecca Crockett
July 01, 2019 - 4:00 am
Kansas City, MO - Starting July first, the Kansas City Public Library will no longer charge overdue fines, and are forgiving all previous fines. Talia Evans with the Kansas City Public Library says they were holding people back from learning. "We are very well aware that overdue fines, as small or...
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