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KMBZ News Staff
May 11, 2018 - 4:42 pm
Kansas City, MO - A grand jury has returned with a detailed 71-page review of the conditions, policies and practices at the Jackson County Detention Center - and it doesn't paint a good image. The grand jury writes in its report that it has concern for the safety and security of the corrections...
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Marc LaVoie
May 11, 2018 - 6:05 am
A former employee of the city of Independence has filed a lawsuit that claims she was subjected to several incidents of sexual harassment and assault, many of which, the plaintiff says, involved Police Chief Brad Halsey. The woman says she resigned as an analyst for the police department because of...
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Jim Cunningham
May 11, 2018 - 4:27 am
As garage sale season ramps up in Kansas City an expert in crime prevention offers some tips for people to avoid becoming victims when shoppers come to their homes. When there is a flurry of activity in the garage and a lot of valuable merchandise laying around, there are plenty of opportunities...
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Jim Cunningham
May 10, 2018 - 5:51 pm
Kansas City, KS - Teens from Bonner Springs High School got behind the wheel to learn how distracting texting while driving can actually be. The teens navigated an obstacle course set up as part of a AAA education campaign - Don't Drive Intoxicated, Don't Drive Intexicated. Assisted by Joey Logano...
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KMBZ News Staff
May 10, 2018 - 3:44 pm
A Pleasant Hill man has been arrested and charged for the stabbing death of St. Joseph resident Cody Harter, 23, during a road rage incident in Lee's Summit on May 5, 2018. Jackson County Prosecutor Jean Peters Baker has charged Nicholas M. Webb, 58, with 2nd degree Murder and Armed Criminal Action...
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KMBZ News Staff
May 10, 2018 - 11:03 am
Kansas City, Mo - Former Kansas City Police Chief Darryl Forte was named the new Jackson County Sheriff. Jackson County Executive Frank White Jr. made the announcement on the steps of the Jackson County Courthouse Thursday morning. Forte will serve as Sheriff for the remainder of the year. Mike...
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KMBZ News Staff
May 10, 2018 - 8:11 am
Renewed economic sanctions against Iran could send already skyrocketing gas prices even higher, according to an analyst with AAA. This week President Donald Trump announced the U.S. is pulling out of the Iran Nuclear Agreement and reimposing sanctions. It could be weeks before gas prices reflect...
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Jim Cunningham
May 10, 2018 - 5:51 am
An abundant source of clean drinking water is something most Americans take for granted, but it can be seen as a marvel of the modern age that contributes to a healthy society. Workers at Kansas City's water treatment plant held a media tour to observe Drinking Water Week, which takes place the...
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Bill Grady
May 10, 2018 - 5:15 am
A Kansas City, Missouri firefighter accused of spitting on a three-year-old boy was acquitted Wednesday in a bench trial in Overland Park Municipal Court. Terrence Skeen was charged with assault, battery and disorderly conduct stemming from a February incident at the Hooters at 10620 Metcalf...
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Bill Grady
May 10, 2018 - 4:31 am
Jury selection begins Thursday in the felony invasion of privacy trial of Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens. The case is being heard in St. Louis County. This week a forensic expert took data from Greitens' cell phone and email, looking for evidence of an alleged photograph of a partially nude woman. For...
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