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August 29, 2017 - 4:01 pm
Kansas City, MO - The Jackson County prosecutor, Jean Peters Baker, announced first degree murder charges against Fredrick Scott, 22, accusing him in the deaths of two men - one of which is one of the victims in the Indian Creek Trail murders. Since August 2016, there have been four murders either...
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August 29, 2017 - 11:47 am
Here in Kansas City, we're wondering what we can do to help those affected by Hurricane Harvey and the flood disaster occuring in Houston. These organizations - most based in the affected region - could use direct financial support to help those impacted by Harvey. This list is by no means...
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Wyandotte County Detention Center
August 29, 2017 - 7:19 am
KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) - A man suspected of killing a Kansas City, Kansas, police captain will undergo a third evaluation to determine if he is competent to stand trial. Defense attorneys for 21-year-old Jamaal Lewis sought the evaluation by a defense expert. Lewis already has been evaluated...
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Marc LaVoie
August 29, 2017 - 7:01 am
Multiple Missouri Mayors are backing a ballot measure to raise the state's minimum wage. St. Louis Mayor Lyda Krewson is asking for signatures on a petition to support November 2018 ballot measure. The effort, called "Raise Up Missouri," requires 100,000 signatures by May. Kansas City Mayor Sly...
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Jim Cunningham
August 29, 2017 - 6:05 am
Kansas City, MO - Hurricane Harvey's impact is being felt at the gas pump. In the past week, prices have risen about 10 to 20 cents per gallon of gasoline across the KC Metro. Petroleum analyst Allison Mac with GasBuddy.com says the storm has affected 16 percent of the oil refining capacity in the...
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Bill Grady
August 29, 2017 - 6:01 am
Kansas City, MO - Two local men who brought out their very large military-surplus wrecker during recent flooding in Kansas City are now heading to Houston. Cyrus Dawson owns Stonehenge Landscape and Design. Along with business partner Spencer Sherf, are taking their HEMTT A4 M984A4 Recovery Truck (...
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Marc LaVoie
August 28, 2017 - 7:38 am
Kansas City, MO - Police are investigating the city's 100th homicide of the year. Investigators say a man was shot to death inside a business near NE Evansdale & North Oak before 2am Saturday. According to the daily homicide analysis with the Kansas City Police Department, there were 73...
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USA Today © David Kadlubowski
Jim Cunningham
August 28, 2017 - 4:27 am
Details are still being finalized for President Donald Trump's trip to Springfield, Missouri this week. When the president or another dignitary comes to town, there could be hundreds of law enforcement officers assigned to the detail. Capt. Carl Abraham is a Kansas City police Tactical Response...
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August 26, 2017 - 7:23 am
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) - Houston officials continue to urge people to shelter in place and stay off flooded roadways as Harvey continues to batter the nation's fourth-largest city. Public Information Officer Keith Smith said Sunday that rescue efforts continue and now are focused on those who...
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Jim Cunningham
August 25, 2017 - 8:18 am
Kansas City, MO - City workers have begun the removal of an 83-year-old Confederate memorial from the grassy median at 55th and Ward Parkway in Kansas City. The Missouri Division of the United Daughters of the Confederacy asked Kansas City Parks and Recreation officials to move the 9-foot tall...
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