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KMBC Channel 9 News
Marc LaVoie
October 12, 2018 - 6:57 am
The Kansas City, Kansas man who spent 23 years in prison for two murders he did not commit has filed a 51-page federal lawsuit against the Unified Government of Wyandotte County and police officers who participated in his case in 1994. Lamonte McIntyre claims in his lawsuit that corrupt officers...
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Kara Marxer
October 12, 2018 - 6:27 am
Two suspected cases of the rare disease acute flaccid myelitis (AFM), which is similar to polio, have been diagnosed in Kansas City. The Centers for Disease Control sayd there have been 38 recently-confirmed cases of AFM across 16 states. The disease strikes quickly, and often without warning. "...
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AP News Staff
October 11, 2018 - 8:03 am
MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) - Tex Winter, the innovative "Triangle Offense" pioneer who assisted Phil Jackson on NBA championship teams with the Chicago Bulls and Los Angeles Lakers, has died. He was 96. Kansas State University said Winter died Wednesday in Manhattan. "I learned so much from Coach Winter...
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Marc LaVoie
October 11, 2018 - 7:14 am
Kansas City councilwoman Jolie Justus announced today that she has decided again to run for mayor. I’m running for Mayor of Kansas City. I’d love to have your support. https://t.co/glLtgaxmt0 — Jolie Justus (@joliejustus) October 11, 2018 Justus dropped out of the race when her political ally,...
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Bill Grady
October 11, 2018 - 6:49 am
Kansas City has launched a second phase of redevelopment for the Jazz District at 18th and Vine, leaving some people to ask, what's changed? Since 1990 the city has spent more than $100 million to prop up the Jazz District, and there are still lots of vacant storefronts in that area. The new $10...
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AP News Staff
October 10, 2018 - 8:48 am
ST. LOUIS (AP) - Rain-soaked rivers and creeks continue rising in Missouri, closing more than 80 roads and inundating farmland. The Missouri Department of Transportation says the road closures are mostly in the northwest part of the state, where nearly two dozen counties are under a flood warning...
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Kara Marxer
October 10, 2018 - 8:43 am
A second person in Jackson County has died from a West Nile virus infection. Most people think of West Nile as a summer disease, because it is spread by mosquitoes, but until the first hard frost, the disease-carrying insects remain a danger to the public. Health officials did not release details...
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Missouri Dept. of Transportation
Bill Grady
October 10, 2018 - 8:29 am
After more than a year and a half, a consistent headache for many Kansas City commuters may be cured soon. The Missouri Department of Transportation has completed an extensive bridge rehabilitation project along Interstate 470 that began in the spring of 2017. Workers will close some lanes...
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KMBZ News Staff
October 09, 2018 - 5:45 pm
Hundreds of birds could be spared due to a study looking to reduce the number of bird window strikes at Johnson County Community College. Krystal Anton launched a year long research study to find the reasons and places where birds were striking the most, after the recycling and waste minimizarion...
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Dan Weinbaum
October 09, 2018 - 7:17 am
After a contentious nomination and confirmation process, Brett Kavanaugh takes a seat on the Supreme Court Monday. The newest associate justice was sworn in over the weekend, and the White House held an unusual ceremonial swearing in Monday evening. Kavanaugh will get right to work. The Supreme...
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