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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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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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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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KMBZ News Staff
May 21, 2018 - 5:32 pm
Kansas City, MO - An advisory committee has recommended that the new yet-to-be-built single-terminal at the Kansas City International Airport be named for civil rights figure Martin Luther King, Jr. The committee was charged with discovering ways that the legacy of MLK, Jr could be honored in a...
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KMBZ News Staff
May 21, 2018 - 2:03 pm
Kansas City, KS - The man already convicted of murder for the Austin's Bar & Grill shooting in Olathe in February 2017 pled guilty to all federal hate crime charges today. Adam Purinton pleads guilty to 3 hate crimes in KCK federal court-sentencing set for July 2nd @KMBZradio — Bill Grady (@...
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Kara Marxer
May 21, 2018 - 6:47 am
The 30th annual Run for the Wall passes through Kansas City on Monday as thousands of motorcyclists make their way to the Vietnam War Memorial in Washington D.C. #JCSO @RunForTheWall pic.twitter.com/O457InvDjJ — Jackson County, MO Sheriff's Office (@JCSheriffOffice) May 21, 2018 Veterans are joined...
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Bill Grady
May 21, 2018 - 6:24 am
The Kansas City area is going through an abnormally dry period, which can cause problems in a lot of agricultural products, including honey. Dry weather can cause an increase in the price of fruit and vegetables. The conditions are worrying for Cecel Sweeney, an apiarist, or beekeeper, with honey-...
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Bill Grady
May 21, 2018 - 5:49 am
Law enforcement agencies across the country are observing Click It or Ticket Week, a crackdown on drivers and passengers who are not buckled up. People who receive citations for failing to use seatbelts sometimes voice strong objections, but officers just want people to be safe, said John Lacy,...
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Jim Cunningham
May 21, 2018 - 5:05 am
An Overland Park man was arrested on suspicion of boating while intoxicated after a triple fatal accident on the Lake of the Ozarks in central Missouri. The Missouri Highway Patrol says the boat with five people aboard struck a rock bluff shortly before 2 a.m. Saturday, and three people were thrown...
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Marc LaVoie
May 18, 2018 - 11:20 am
Warsaw, MO - The chief of police is expected to recover after being shot in the chest in a confrontation with a juvenile suspect Friday morning. The incident began Thursday night with the report of a stolen truck, according to a report in the Benton County Enterprise. Then Friday morning around 9am...
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