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Jackson County Prosecutor Jean Peters Baker official portrait, standing in front of courthouse
Jackson County Prosecutor's Office
Bill Grady
October 03, 2019 - 6:43 am
Kansas City, MO - The Jackson County prosecutor’s office is hanging out the “help wanted" sign. Jean Peters Baker says it is time for a more proactive approach in preventing violent crime, instead of dealing with its aftermath. She decided to invest in a crime strategy unit. "This will enable us to...
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KMBZ News Staff
October 03, 2019 - 6:07 am
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- You may have heard the buzz about Miracle, The Fall and Something Wicked - all seasonal pop-up bars in Kansas City. Temporary, or pop-up, bars is a growing trend in KC and across the nation. Are these just another fad, or something that'll last. Joann Spiegel says they're a...
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Teacher holding a binder and gun
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Rebecca Crockett
October 03, 2019 - 4:00 am
Kansas City, MO - A new law in Florida will allow some teachers to carry firearms in schools. There's been an effort to do the same in Missouri. Aaron Dorr, policy advisor with the pro-gun lobby group Missouri Firearms Coalition, says they backed two similar bills, but neither made it far in...
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Apr 3, 2016; Kansas City, MO, USA; A general view of the interior of Kauffman Stadium prior to the opening night game between the Kansas City Royals and the New York Mets.
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Bill Grady
October 02, 2019 - 7:14 am
Kansas City, MO - Perhaps a change of ownership for the Kansas City Royals could result in a new baseball stadium downtown. Or perhaps not. KC Mayor Quinton Lucas is saying, “show me the money.” There's 'talk' that a new stadium might be part of the arrangement if Kansas City businessman John...
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KMBZ News Staff
October 02, 2019 - 5:48 am
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Icelandair has announced the airline will stop the only nonstop transatlantic service from KCI next summer, citing "commercial reasons" for ending the service. Icelandair has been forced to shell out millions of dollars to rent aircraft after its fleet of Boeing 737 Max jets...
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A person riding a stationary bicycle
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Rebecca Crockett
October 02, 2019 - 4:00 am
Kansas City, MO - Just more than three years ago, Joey Gallagher was four-years-old and experienced two consecutive seizures. His mother Leila says after the second, the doctor was quick to order an MRI. "He had not only an old stroke on his brain, but he has an extremely rare brain disease called...
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KMBZ News Staff
October 01, 2019 - 9:22 am
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- As school administrators and parents crack down, a new batch of ways to vape is emerging. It started with students hiding in bathrooms, according to high school principal Francis Thompson. "They would come in[to the bathroom], four or five at a time, and they'd start...
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Andrew Cameron / Ingredients to Happiness podcast
KMBZ News Staff
October 01, 2019 - 6:08 am
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- A few years after starting a successful donut shop, Donutology owner Andrew Cameron hit a proverbial wall when his father died, setting off a torrent of grief and anxiety. That's when he started talking to people about their own happiness, particularly through the medium of food...
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Suspect in handcuffs while investigator holds small bag with possible marijuana in it
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Bill Grady
September 30, 2019 - 7:16 am
Kansas City councilman Brandon Ellington and his allies say the police department is off base on its opposition to marijuana decriminalization. Ellington has introduce a measure to create an ordinance that would simple possession a municipal violation, with no fine. The limit would be 100 grams of...
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KMBZ News Staff
September 30, 2019 - 5:47 am
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Hunters in Kansas and Missouri wait all year long for it, but hunting isn't always as easy as shooting and bagging a deer. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, or CDC, is warning that it's possible for humans to contract tuberculosis from deer infected with the...
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