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Johnson County Sheriff's Office
AP News Staff
September 26, 2018 - 8:39 am
OLATHE, Kan. (AP) - A man who abruptly resigned from the Shawnee City Council after being placed on leave from his teaching job has been arrested and charged with having sexual relations with a student. Justin Adrian, 33, was arrested on Tuesday, after he was charged on Friday with unlawful sexual...
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Icelandair
Jim Cunningham
September 26, 2018 - 8:24 am
As Icelandair finishes its first season of service at Kansas City International Airport, the company's executives say they are mostly happy with how things went. Monday is the last day of service at KCI in 2018 for Icelandair. Iceland's tourism industry mostly shuts down during the country's long...
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Kara Marxer
September 26, 2018 - 5:43 am
A new report from the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis shows Kansas is 10th in the nation for personal income growth. People in Kansas saw their personal income grow by 4.7 percent in the past year, about half a percent above the national average. The figure includes factors including wages and...
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Kansas City Police Department
Jim Cunningham
September 25, 2018 - 7:52 am
The Kansas City Police Department says it has systems in place for citizens to file formal complaints about officers, and to address situations in which concerns are not resolved. The first step is to fill out a form at the nearest patrol station. If the person filing the complaint is not satisfied...
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Blue Springs Police Department
Marc LaVoie
September 25, 2018 - 5:57 am
The Blue Springs Police Department is asking for help in finding a man who is believed to have fired shots inside the Walmart store at 600 Northeast Coronado Drive. The incident happened at the store around 9:30 p.m. Monday, according to a news release. A man fired multiple rounds from a pistol...
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The Jackson County jail
Bill Grady
September 25, 2018 - 5:28 am
Some Jackson County want to move forward with a plan to replace the crumbling detention center that has been the source of numerous complaints about unsafe, unsanitary and disorganized conditions. County legislators on Monday heard from members of the public on a resetting of property tax levels to...
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Jim Cunningham
September 24, 2018 - 12:19 pm
Johnson County has launched a campaign called "Ditch The Bag" to make residents aware of what can and can't be put in the recycling bins, and to keep people from bagging their recycles in plastic and putting that in the bin. The recycling machinery can't handle everything and is costly to remove,...
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KMBC Channel 9 News
Marc LaVoie
September 24, 2018 - 7:02 am
A Kansas City man is being hailed as a hero for saving his neighbor from an apartment fire. The fire broke out Saturday in a two-story building near 36th and Walnut. "I could hear her in there screaming for help," said James Siebert, the good samaritan. "So I made a couple of attempts to go in --...
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AP News Staff
September 24, 2018 - 6:13 am
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - The Chiefs' Patrick Mahomes is just as efficient at home as he is on the road. He gets the same results, too. After winning his first three starts, all away from Arrowhead Stadium, the second-year pro finally made his regular-season home debut Sunday. Mahomes responded by...
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Kara Marxer
September 24, 2018 - 4:13 am
For allergy and asthma doctors across the Kansas City area it's peak week. The third week of September is considered the worst time of the year for allergies and asthma. "The ragweek counts have been really high for the last three weeks, said Dr. Jay Portnoy at Children's Mercy Hospital, and a...
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