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March 07, 2017 - 10:02 am
Grandview, MO - The storm that pounded the Kansas City Metro on Monday night also struck Grandview hard. The National Weather Service determined 80mph straightline winds damaged nearly 200 homes. No injuries were reported. Several buildings in the industrial area were also damaged. Three commercial...
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March 07, 2017 - 8:06 am
OAK GROVE, MO - The National Weather Service in Kansas City estimated an EF-3 tornado struck the small community on the eastern edge of the Metro. Around a dozen business suffered some damage, and nearly 500 homes had varying degrees of damage. Some homes were destroyed. A dozen people were injured...
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March 06, 2017 - 10:32 pm
Multiple wildfires burning across the western part of Kansas have threatened multiple communities. Governor Sam Brownback signed a state of disaster emergency declaration to activate National Guard troops. About 15 counties are affected by the fires, and about 10 communities forced to evacuate,...
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March 06, 2017 - 10:12 pm
Ten years have passed since a massive tornado destroyed 95 percent of Greensburg, Kansas. The city is planning a memorial for the 11 people who died and a celebration for how far the city has come since May 4, 2007, when the EF5 roared through. "When the sirens went off, we went to our basement,"...
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March 06, 2017 - 9:54 pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Crews plan to assess the damage Tuesday after the National Weather Service says at least two tornadoes touched down in the Kansas City area. Several homes were damaged or destroyed in the Kansas City area Monday night as a line of severe storms moved across the state. KMBC...
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March 06, 2017 - 6:35 am
OLATHE, Kan. (AP) - An Indian man wounded in an apparently racially motivated shooting that killed his friend at Austins Bar and Grill in Olathe has told detectives the gunman asked if their "status was legal." Johnson County court officials released a redacted affidavit Monday for 51-year-old Adam...
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March 05, 2017 - 11:56 pm
KANSAS CITY, MO. - Being prepared is what Severe Weather Awareness Week is all about. Emergency preparedness officials are gearing up for storm season in Kansas and Missouri. One of the things they're prepping for is tornadoes, which can be one of the most powerful aspects of a severe thunderstorm...
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USA Today
March 05, 2017 - 10:40 pm
UNDATED (AP) - Missouri has fired basketball coach Kim Anderson after less than three seasons with his alma mater. Tigers athletic director Jim Sterk said in a statement Sunday that he asked Anderson to step down after next week's SEC Tournament. Missouri is the No. 14 seed and plays Auburn on...
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March 05, 2017 - 10:34 pm
Overland Park City council members will decide Monday if a woman in the city's south side will be allowed to keep her chickens. Trish Thomas has been working for more than six months to get a special permit to keep her 12 chickens and one rooster. Thomas has had the birds for about 15 years. A...
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March 05, 2017 - 10:14 pm
An elaborate sculpture, donated to Kansas City by sister city Morelia, Mexico, is still looking for a home. The bronze sculpture of three women holding up a giant basket of fruit and vegetables is called "Las Tarascas." It was intended as a centerpiece for a new fountain. The city would need to...
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