KC News

Jim Cunningham
May 16, 2018 - 4:39 am
The Missouri State Highway Patrol is working with the Kansas City Police Department to increase patrols around Barry Road and Interstate-29, one of the most accident-prone locations in the area. There were 263 crashes in the Barry Road/I-29 corridor from March 2017 to March 2018, according to the...
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MoDOT
Jim Cunningham
May 15, 2018 - 6:25 am
Mowing crews with the Missouri Department of Transportation will begin to mow and treat about 400,000 acres of grass and weeds along the state's major and minor highways and interstates. The mowing takes place each year in mid-May, mid-July and mid-September. Drivers should be aware of MoDOT work...
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Bill Grady
May 15, 2018 - 5:38 am
The scathing grand jury report on the Jackson County Detention Center is still making waves. Issued late in the business day Friday, the 72-page report addressed jail overcrowding, understaffing and poor management of funds. The facility was found to be filthy, with a crumbling infrastructure. KMBZ...
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KMBC Channel 9 News
May 15, 2018 - 4:08 am
ST. LOUIS (AP) - Attorneys for Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens say the felony invasion-of-privacy case against him was crumbling under a lack of evidence and they doubt any charge will be refiled. But the St. Louis circuit attorney's office says it still plans to pursue the case, either through a...
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KMBZ News Staff
May 14, 2018 - 2:38 pm
Kansas City, MO - A man in a wheelchair truck by a hit-and-run driver near 11th and Charlotte has died. Police say Phillip M. Noel, 50, was crossing 11th St in a motorized wheelchair in a marked crosswalk when he was struck by a white sedan. The impact crushed the wheelchair and Noel was sent to a...
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Jim Cunningham
May 14, 2018 - 1:11 pm
Kansas City, MO - The Kansas City Police Department is looking to make some changes to the style of uniforms its officers have been wearing since the 1980s. The heavy shirt and wool pants just aren't conducive to the warm weather in Kansas City, says police Captain Donald Jantzen. A 10-person...
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Dan Weinbaum
May 14, 2018 - 6:33 am
Jackie Wolf is feeling pretty good now, after getting a partial knee replacement brought about by degenerative arthritis. "I'm walking my little dogs, which I couldn't do for months and months, which makes me happy," Wolf says. The first surgery in Wolf's life was also the first robotic-assisted...
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Jim Cunningham
May 14, 2018 - 6:09 am
The state of Kansas is offering a new web-based resource for people who are looking for the highest-paying, in-demand jobs. There are tens of thousands of open professional-level jobs in Kansas, everything from technology to teaching. The Kansas Departments of Commerce and Labor teamed up to create...
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Kara Marxer
May 14, 2018 - 5:35 am
Gov. Eric Greitens will become the first sitting governor in Missouri history to go on trial for a felony this week. As the trial is going on in St. Louis County, the state legislature meets in a special session to begin the process of impeaching Greitens, who is charged with felony invasion of...
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Bill Grady
May 14, 2018 - 5:07 am
Federal officials are honoring the Jackson County Drug Task Force taking hundreds of pounds of methamphetamine off the streets. For the second year in a row, the Midwest High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area and the Office of National Drug Control Policy in Washington D.C. are recognizing the...
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