KC News

Marc LaVoie
May 10, 2017 - 6:06 am
Law enforcement agencies in Missouri are canceling sobriety checkpoints after the state legislature voted to cut off funding. There are two primary reasons people cite when they voice their opposition to the checkpoints; motorists have a right to avoid unreasonable searches and the checkpoints are...
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Marc LaVoie
May 10, 2017 - 5:49 am
Police in Kansas City, Kansas say the lone survivor of a quadruple shooting helped them arrest a suspect. The shooting occurred in the 1900 block of North Boeke Street around 10:20 p.m. Tuesday. The alleged shooter was found around Interstate 636 and Parallel. Police say they chased the suspect and...
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Dan Weinbaum
May 09, 2017 - 5:12 pm
Kansas City, KS - Thor was introduced to fellow deputies and to the media Tuesday afternoon. A police dog support group Going to the Dogs presented Thor with a new K-9 vest valued at around $1,000. Thor is the first dog in some time to join the department, and is the only K-9 in the Wyandotte Co...
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An officer watches as police in tactical gear move between blue and white buildings in Grandview
Jim Cunningham
May 09, 2017 - 12:40 pm
Three French police officers are getting a look at police life in the Kansas City metro. They're training with Grandview Police for the next two weeks, learning how their American counterparts conduct traffic stops to hostage negotiations. Grandview police Captain Chris Rogers says terrorism in...
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Protesters line the sidewalk near 23rd and Main streets in Kansas City on Tuesday morning
Bill Grady
May 09, 2017 - 11:53 am
Kansas City, MO - Dozens of protestors gathered along Main Street this morning, calling on lawmakers to “save their pensions.” Holding signs that read "Employee Benefits Stolen Away" and others, the Kansas City Committee to Protect Pensions chanted outside of a labor department office in support of...
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May 08, 2017 - 1:35 pm
Kansas City, MO - The Streetcar Authority is apologizing to Garth Brooks fans after they were stranded at the Sprint Center last night. The Streetcar Authority says they were doing necessary track slab repairs that required enough time for the concrete to cure before it could reopen this morning...
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Jim Cunningham
May 08, 2017 - 6:40 am
Two senators are checking on complaints about poor service from the U.S. Postal Service, days after KMBZ News aired a story about persistent problems in Kansas City's Northland. Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-MO) and Sen. Heidi Heitkamp (D-ND) are stepping up to address concerns about the accuracy of...
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Michael Ronnebaum
May 08, 2017 - 6:26 am
Food insecurity, the condition felt by people who don't know where their next meal is coming from, remains a major concern for people in the Kansas City area, despite economic indicators that point to increased prosperity. Harvesters - The Community Food Network — says food insecurity is a real...
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May 08, 2017 - 6:10 am
Story updated 1700 8May17 46-year-old Michael Jones was sentenced today to life in prison for the death of his son, 7-year-old Adrian Jones. He will have to serve 25 years before becomming eligible for parole. Prosecutors have said the boy was subjected to shocking and horrific abuse and was "...
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Bill Grady
May 08, 2017 - 6:05 am
About a hundred supporters showed up for a march in recognition of the tenth anniversary of the disappearance of Kara Kopetsky, a teenager from Belton. Family members continue to wait for word of Kara's fate. The recent discovery of human remains in a rural area near Belton led to the positive...
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