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KMBZ News Staff
September 19, 2018 - 5:02 pm
Kansas City, MO - Mike Sanders - the former Jackson County Prosecutor, the former Jackson County Executive and chairman of Missouri's Democratic Party - has been sentenced to 27 months in federal prison for misusing campaign funds for personal expenses and vacations. Along with the time behind bars...
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KMBZ News Staff
September 18, 2018 - 2:04 pm
Kansas City, MO - The Kansas City Streetcar Authority (KCSA) announced it logged its five-millionth ride this past weekend. The KC Streetcar has been in operation for two and a half years, and according to the KCSA, the streetcars have travelled 305,128 miles on its route, with a daily ridership...
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Kara Marxer
September 18, 2018 - 7:26 am
As the world's two largest economies trade blows in an escalating trade war, a KMBZ economist says the effect on the U.S. economy may be minimal, but area farmers in the Midwest may suffer. The Trump administration plans to raise tariffs between 10 and 25 percent beginning Jan. 1 on a variety of...
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Bill Grady
September 18, 2018 - 6:44 am
Members of the Metropolitan Organization to Counter Sexual Assault are monitoring developments in Washington with the nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the U.S. Supreme Court. After thousands of pages of documents were examined and days of hearings, Sen. Diane Feinstein released a letter from...
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KMBZ News Staff
September 17, 2018 - 3:33 pm
Harrisonville, MO - The murder trial of Kylr Yust will remain in Cass County, but the jury will be brought from across the state in St. Charles County. Yust is accused of killing Jessica Runions, 21, and Kara Kopetsky, 17. Their remains were found in April 2017 in a wooded area of Cass County...
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Kara Marxer
September 17, 2018 - 7:24 am
A local woman embarks on a nearly 500-mile bicycle ride Monday morning to promote efforts to cure cancer. Cancer survivor Julie Haag is one of more than 100 people taking part in the Coast 2 Coast 4 Cancer ride. She will do the leg of the trip from Kansas City to Indianapolis. Haag's inspiration...
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AP News Staff
September 17, 2018 - 6:45 am
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) - Bryce Torneden and Mike Lee each returned interceptions for touchdowns and Kansas' defense wound up with three picks and recovered three fumbles en route to a 55-14 win over Rutgers on Saturday, the Jayhawks' first back-to-back wins over FBS opponents since 2009. Turnovers...
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AP News Staff
September 17, 2018 - 6:32 am
PITTSBURGH (AP) - Patrick Mahomes tied a franchise record with six touchdown passes and the Kansas City Chiefs put on an impressive offensive display in a 42-37 win over the Pittsburgh Steelers on Sunday. The 22-year-old Mahomes finished 23 of 28 for 326 yards in his third career start as the...
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Jim Cunningham
September 17, 2018 - 6:15 am
Even though there is a month and a half to go before Halloween, retail stores are already putting out Christmas decorations. The annual debate begins on social media; how early is too early to put out ornaments, wreaths and garlands? Some people say early decorating is a good thing for a person's...
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KMBZ News Staff
September 14, 2018 - 8:20 am
Kansas City, MO - A 19-year-old has been charged with kicking a cat like a ball on the Center High School football field. The video was captured in June on Snapchat and shared far and wide. Johnathan Taylor, of Kansas City, was charged Thursday with a misdemeanor count of animal abuse. GRAPHIC...
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