Police lights flash at night
May 05, 2017 - 1:43 pm
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) - A new law signed Friday by Kansas GOP Gov. Sam Brownback enhances penalties for those who commit crimes against police officers. Lawmakers in the House and Senate worked this week to pass the bill so Brownback could sign it Friday in honor of Kansas Law Enforcement Officers...
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May 04, 2017 - 2:52 pm
Republicans have pushed their prized health care bill through the House. The mostly party-line 217-213 vote advances a bill that addresses their longtime pledge to erase the 2010 Obama health care law. Thursday's vote sends the measure to the Senate. Many senators consider the House bill too harsh...
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Topeka PD
May 02, 2017 - 6:08 pm
Topeka, KS - While on patrol Sunday, April 30, Topeka police officer Aaron Bulmer saw a four-year-old boy walking toward the pond in Central Park near 16th and Central Park Ave. As Bulmer exited his patrol car to speak to the child, he saw the boy fall into the water and begin thrashing. As seen in...
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May 02, 2017 - 3:32 pm
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) - President Donald Trump says he intends to appoint Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens to the Council of Governors. A White House news release Monday said Trump wants to appoint Greitens and six other governors from Oklahoma, Connecticut, Montana, Minnesota, Alaska and Florida to...
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May 01, 2017 - 1:58 pm
Ameren Missouri, the utility company that operates the Bagnell Dam, opened 10 out of 12 floodgates to release water from the Lake of the Ozarks - due to the heavy rainfall that's swollen rivers and creeks across Missouri. provides more information about conditions and levels of the...
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Kara Marxer
April 25, 2017 - 7:04 am
Missouri is one of 11 states considering legislation that would prevent companies from taking away consumers "right to repair." Companies often require customers to sign contracts for electronic devices, automobiles and even farm equipment that prevents the customers from making repairs at home. "...
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Power lines fade off into a setting sun
April 19, 2017 - 5:49 pm
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) - Kansas regulators have rejected the proposed sale of the state's largest electric company to a Missouri-based utility for $12.2 billion. The Kansas Corporation Commission issued an order Wednesday against the proposal from Great Plains Energy of Kansas City, Missouri, to buy...
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Kara Marxer
April 19, 2017 - 1:43 pm
The Cass County Sheriff's office is investigating after a body was found in a farm field near Harrisonville. The man's body was found on 278th near State Route DD around 7:30 p.m. Tuesday. Investigators are combing the field looking for evidence. Deputies haven't said what caused the man's death...
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Marc LaVoie
April 19, 2017 - 7:42 am
Tiger Woods announced Tuesday his company is designing its first public golf course, to be located at Big Cedar Lodge in Ridgedale, Missouri. Ridgedale is just south of the resort city of Branson. The course will be named for Springfield native and three-time PGA Major winner Payne Stewart, who...
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Travis Walker
April 18, 2017 - 11:47 am
Warrensburg, MO - Virginia-based discount variety store chain Dollar Tree plans to a build a new 1.2 million square-foot warehouse on the edge of town which is expected to create nearly 400 jobs within three years. The company says the new distribution facility could be up and running by May 2018...
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