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KMBC Channel 9 News
Marc LaVoie
May 24, 2018 - 6:00 am
A federal grand jury handed down an indictment Wednesday against a Los Angeles man who is accused in a fatal "swatting" call in Wichita. The indictment names Tyler Barriss, 25, and two other gamers who were involved in a dispute that led to the fake emergency call. Barriss already faces state...
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Marc LaVoie
May 24, 2018 - 5:44 am
Kansas City, MO - The city would like the public's help to identify two men seen in the act of illegal dumping loads of garbage. Still images show the men backing a trailer into a vacant Land Bank property near 51st Street and College. The vehicle is believed to be a white Ford Expedition. The men...
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Jackson County, Missouri
Bill Grady
May 24, 2018 - 5:18 am
Acting Jackson County Sheriff Darryl Forte is acquainted with all the problems facing the Jackson County Jail, and he understands it may become his problem in the near future. In his first one-on-one interview since taking the oath of office in Jackson County, Forte said the jail has been...
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KMBC Channel 9 News
Marc LaVoie
May 23, 2018 - 7:16 am
Kansas City Police say the driver of a Dodge Charger died in a crash shortly after they attempted to stop the vehicle for speeding at Truman Road and Jackson Avenue. An officer pursued the vehicle briefly before calling off the chase around 3 a.m. Wednesday. An accident was reported minutes later...
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KMBC
Bill Grady
May 23, 2018 - 6:59 am
Kansas City, KS - Schlitterbahn is pushing back against state inspectors, saying in an email that the Kansas Department of Labor improperly released “false and misleading” information following an audit of the park where state inspectors found regulation violations on 11 rides. In part, the audit...
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Kara Marxer
May 23, 2018 - 6:10 am
Kansas City administrators are trying to come up with solutions for senior citizens and lower-income people who are looking for quality, affordable homes. "We're falling behind in a lot of areas," said John Wood, Director of Neighborhood and Housing Services in Kansas City. The city is dealing with...
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Jim Cunningham
May 23, 2018 - 5:42 am
Overland Park, KS - A local organization says more attention needs to be focused on the correlation between domestic violence and mass shootings. A mass shooting is defined as having victims of four or more, not including the shooter. More than "50 percent of the mass shootings, whether in a home...
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May 22, 2018 - 6:31 am
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) - A Missouri House committee is to hold its first hearing of a special session focused on whether to try to impeach Gov. Eric Greitens. The House investigatory committee is scheduled to meet Tuesday at the Capitol to discuss its rules and procedures. The meeting notice says...
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Courtesy: Coy Leming
Dan Weinbaum
May 22, 2018 - 6:17 am
It takes the rare kind of person to seek out a dangerous, adrenaline-infused sport like demolition derby. The annual Shrine Rodeo and Demo Derby is at the Leavenworth County Fairgrounds this weekend in Tonganoxie. Organizers expect between 30 and 40 cars to be smashed up in the wild free-for-all...
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KMBC Channel 9 News
KMBZ News Staff
May 21, 2018 - 5:46 pm
Jefferson City, MO - A judge has appointed the Jackson County Prosecutor's Office as the special prosecutor who will decide whether to refile an invasion-of-privacy case against Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens. "I directed my staff that we will go about our review of this case as we review any case. It...
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