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KMBZ News Staff
December 13, 2018 - 4:00 pm
Kansas City, MO - A man is facing federal child pornography charges following his arrest after an hours-long stand off with police in Kansas City. Erin C. Hacker, 36, was charged today in federal court with 10-counts of attempted distribution and possession of child pornography. It's alleged Hacker...
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Dana & Parks
December 13, 2018 - 2:38 pm
If you've not heard Will Sterrett deploy his magic during Jam or No Jam on the Dana and Parks Show... you really must. Typically he only needs to hear about a third of a second of a song and he can identify both song name and artist. And he'll declare if the song is a Jam, or Not a Jam. It's an...
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Marc LaVoie
December 13, 2018 - 6:53 am
The Chiefs can clinch their third straight AFC West title and a first-round playoff bye with a victory over the Chargers on Thursday night. Meanwhile, Los Angeles can forge a tie in the division and clinch its first postseason berth since 2013 with a win at Arrowhead Stadium. The matchup features...
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Dreamstime
Marc LaVoie
December 13, 2018 - 6:03 am
A Kansas State Senator who was stripped of a committee leadership post after she endorsed Democrat Laura Kelly for governor has switched parties. Sen. Barbara Bollier of Mission Hills said the Republican Party no longer represents her values. In July, Senate President Susan Wagle removed Bollier as...
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KMBZ News Staff
December 12, 2018 - 3:59 pm
Kansas City, MO - Police say they'd like to talk with four individuals seen in surveillance imagery, believing they have information about the shooting that took place December 8th at the Country Club Plaza. The shooting occurred at 47th and Jefferson around 6:24 in the evening. A teenaged girl was...
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Marc LaVoie
December 12, 2018 - 7:17 am
The Federal Bureau of Investigation is reminding young people in the Kansas City area that online hoax threats are no laughing matter. The FBI has set up billboards to warn people that the threats constitute a serious federal crime. "With the holidays coming up, and with the end of the first...
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Johnson County
Dan Weinbaum
December 12, 2018 - 6:49 am
Johnson County will break ground this week on its first dedicated medical examiner facility. Kansas' most populous county has had a coroner for a long time, and the new facility will allow more forensic work to be done in-house. "For years Johnson County has contracted out all of that work, done in...
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AP News Staff
December 12, 2018 - 5:59 am
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) - A divided Kansas Supreme Court has ruled that police can rely exclusively on their sense of smell to provide probable cause to do preliminary search of a home for drugs. The ruling came in a case where Lawrence police entered a man's apartment to search after saying they...
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KMBZ News Staff
December 11, 2018 - 12:43 pm
Overland Park, KS - Police are seeking to identify a man wanted for shoplifting and assault on a department store loss prevention worker late last month. Police say the man stole several items from a department store on November 27th, in the 6700 block of W. 135th Street. Outside the store the man...
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Bill Grady
December 11, 2018 - 6:28 am
Another lawsuit is filed against the Kansas City-St. Joseph Diocese. The plaintiff is listed as "John Doe" in official court documents, though his real name is Kevin Smith. The 54-year-old claims he was sexually abused by Father Thomas Reardon while he attended St. Gabriel's school at 4737 N...
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