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Independence Police Department
Marc LaVoie
July 16, 2019 - 5:54 am
Independence, MO - Police are asking for the public's help in finding three robbers who broke into a Gates Bar-B-Q restaurant and shot an employee multiple times. The employee was taken to a hospital with life-threatening injuries, according to an IPD news release. The incident occurred around 2:45...
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Rebecca Crockett
July 16, 2019 - 4:00 am
Overland Park, KS - Feeling disconnected for college students has always been an issue. It could be that they don't have a plan, or they could be unsure of what they want to do. All those feelings are normal, but according to a recent survey by Cigna, college students are the loneliest generation...
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KMBZ News Staff
July 15, 2019 - 8:25 am
The Kansas City Fire Department is asking homeowners and renters to check the smoke detectors to see if their devices are affected by a nationwide recall. Close to 180,000 battery-powered smoke and fire detectors have been recalled because of risk of failure. The recall, on the Consumer Product...
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KMBZ News Staff
July 15, 2019 - 6:37 am
Olathe, KS - A husband and wife from Gardner were killed Saturday night when their Harley-Davidson collided with a deer on Interstate 35, near 167th Street South. Jason Huen, 37, and his wife, Julie, 27, were headed north on the interstate. They hit the deer, lost control of the motorcycle and...
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Rebecca Crockett
July 15, 2019 - 4:00 am
Kansas City, KS - The pages of Facebook seemed to be filled with politics and hate these days, but one JoCo page is full of "Bad Moms" who are making a difference. Sammie Veltri moved to the area from California four years ago and had trouble connecting with other moms, so she created the Bad Moms...
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KMBZ News Staff
July 12, 2019 - 2:37 pm
Kansas City, MO - There are words we use regularly, but they might be starting to get a derogative meaning. We all know what the r-word is, and that we shouldn't use it. Words like crazy and insane are starting to have the same impact. Joe Thorne, Clinical Coordinator with Advent Health says words...
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AP News Staff
July 12, 2019 - 4:46 am
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) - Some Missouri school children could get an extra week out of school in August next year. Gov. Mike Parson on Thursday signed legislation to push back the start date for public schools by an extra four days. Current state law allows schools to start no sooner than 10 days...
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Marc LaVoie
July 12, 2019 - 4:39 am
The Kansas City Royals have called up their No. 1 Draft pick from 2011, Bubba Starling, who graduated from Gardner-Edgerton High School in Johnson County. The outfielder passed up a football scholarship at Nebraska,where he was recruited as a quarterback. The 6-foot-4 multi-sport star was the No. 5...
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Rebecca Crockett
July 12, 2019 - 4:00 am
Kansas City, MO - It's the words that no family want to hear, Alzheimer's disease. One in three over the age of 85 are suffering right now. So, when it comes to love ones understanding what to say, and what not say to someone with memory loss, it can be a challenge. Dr Jeffrey Burns, co-director of...
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KMBC Channel 9 News
Marc LaVoie
July 11, 2019 - 4:56 am
Kansas City, Kansas Police arrested a man after a two-hour standoff and double homicide Wednesday afternoon at a family restaurant. A man and a woman were found shot to death inside Edwards Original Corner Market and Deli, at 81 North Mill Street. Officers were called to the business around 3 p.m...
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