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May 13, 2017 - 1:20 pm
This morning at approximately 9:25 police in Independence got a call about a robbery at a UMB bank at 13813 E. 39th st. The following is a statement from the FBI Suspects described as two black males wearing dark hooded sweatshirts. One suspect's face was covered in a red bandana, the other suspect...
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Kansas City Scout
May 12, 2017 - 3:01 pm
Three people died in a four car crash in the southbound lanes of Interstate-29 south of Platte City, according to the Missouri Highway Patrol. The crash occured around 12:30pm and backed up traffic for miles while troopers and responders cleared the crash site. Traffic Alert: #PayAttention while...
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Deputy Chief Zimmerman smiles in this photo provided by KCPD
Kara Marxer
May 12, 2017 - 11:34 am
The Kansas City Board of Police Commissioners names the interim chief today. Deputy Chief David Zimmerman will take over the department while the search for a new chief is underway. Chief Darrell Forte is retiring next week on May 20. “The Board is honored to have Deputy Chief Zimmerman fill this...
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Kara Marxer
May 12, 2017 - 7:57 am
Traffic to and from the Kansas Speedway may be affected by construction scheduled for this weekend on Interstate 670. Westbound lanes of the interstate, which runs on the south side of Kansas City's downtown loop, will be closed, starting Friday evening. The closure affects the area between Summit...
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Wyandotte County Sheriff's Office
May 12, 2017 - 7:47 am
KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — A 28-year-old man is jailed on $1 million bond after being charged in connection with the shooting deaths of three people in Kansas City, Kansas. Prosecutors in Wyandotte County on Thursday charged Jason R. Tucker with capital murder, attempted burglary and violating a...
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KMBC Channel 9 News
Bill Grady
May 12, 2017 - 6:44 am
Clay Chastain is back with another petition measure for Kansas City that pushes for an ambitious expansion of the city's streetcar system, which leaves a lot of people asking about the transportation activist's end game. The city clerk is scheduled to send final documentation on Chastain's latest...
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Kansas City International Airport
Marc LaVoie
May 12, 2017 - 6:10 am
One of Kansas City's largest employers is stepping forward with a bold plan to take over financing and construction of a single-terminal project at Kansas City International Airport. Burns & McDonnell, the world's third-largest airport engineering firm, is proposing that it take over the job of...
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May 11, 2017 - 5:55 pm
Independence, MO - Four years after the original 'Pioneer Woman' statue was stolen from in front of the National Frontier Trails Museum, a new statue has taken her place. In June 2013, vandals stole the original 'Pioneer Woman' and destroyed her as they attempted to sell the metal for scrap. A...
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May 11, 2017 - 5:17 pm
Blue Springs, MO - The sound of gunfire brought police rushing to a north Blue Springs neighborhood today, prompted a manhunt and locked down three schools. Deputy Chief Bob Muenz says a resident thought he heard a gunshot next door,came outside with his gun, and opened fire on four men who were...
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May 11, 2017 - 9:47 am
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump is expected to sign an executive order on Thursday launching a commission to review alleged voter fraud and voter suppression in the U.S. election system. That's according to three White House officials. One official says Vice President Mike Pence and Kansas...
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