All Local

Kara Marxer
April 12, 2019 - 6:51 am
Kansas City, MO - Superintendent Dr. Mark Bedell has signed a three-year contract extension that includes a raise of $40,000 per year. The currently-seated school board's final vote approved the contract, which raises Bedell's salary to $265,000 per year and adds new insurance benefits. The...
Read More
© Jay Biggerstaff-USA TODAY Sports
AP News Staff
April 12, 2019 - 6:36 am
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Whit Merrifield went 0 for 5 as the Kansas City Royals lost to the Seattle Mariners 7-6 Thursday. Merrifield's hitting streak ended at 31 games, the longest in team history. He had not gone hitless since Sept. 9. The Mariners became the first major league team to homer in...
Read More
Image from YouTube video posted by The Daily Wire
Marc LaVoie
April 12, 2019 - 6:17 am
Police took a protestor out of a lecture at the University of Missouri Kansas City after the person allegedly tried to squirt a bleach-like substance on guest speaker Michael Knowles, a conservative commentator. Knowles, 29, is a Yale graduate and an unapologetic Catholic. Each week, he uploads...
Read More
Whitney Crowder
Rebecca Crockett
April 12, 2019 - 5:00 am
Merriam, KS - In early March, Whitney Crowder and her family were visiting the Kansas City area from Omaha and made a stop at Miriam's IKEA store.Crowder has two four year old sons, and only one of them was excepted into IKEA's Småland, a supervised play area where parents can drop off their...
Read More
KMBZ News Staff
April 11, 2019 - 12:01 pm
Kansas City, MO - The Lawrence city prosecutor has dropped the driving under the influence charge against Kansas City councilman and mayoral candidate Quinton Lucas, according to court documents. Lucas was arrested October 18, 2018 in downtown Lawrence on suspicion of DUI. Lucas has maintained that...
Read More
ID 82533708 © Pressmaster | Dreamstime.com
KMBZ News Staff
April 11, 2019 - 10:11 am
Health insurer Humana is working with non-profit group Black Healthcare Coalition of KC to provide free health screenings in barber shops and beauty salons in black neighborhoods. "When you look statistically, the African-American community has a much higher percentage of heart attacks, strokes,...
Read More
Getty / tridland
KMBZ News Staff
April 10, 2019 - 5:07 pm
Kansas City, MO - The Missouri Department of Conservation is urging drivers to watch out for turtles on MIssouri's roads this spring. The warmer temps have turtles on the move, as they leave their cold weather burrows in search of food and a mate. Jill Pritchard with MDC says vehicles are one of...
Read More
© Jay Biggerstaff-USA TODAY Sports
Marc LaVoie
April 10, 2019 - 7:33 am
Jackson County authorities have issued a citation against a Lee's Summit man in connection with the laser pointer incident during the AFC Championship game last January at Arrowhead Stadium. Video images reveal a laser dot on New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady, who led his team to a 37-31...
Read More
ID 118926747 © Vasily Gronskiy | Dreamstime.com
Rebecca Crockett
April 10, 2019 - 7:17 am
Kansas City, MO - A fungus with a resistance to drugs has been slowly making it's way across the globe and into the United States. Candida Auris is a species of fungus that does not respond well to anti-fungal agents. A lot of people use the term yeast infection to describe problems with different...
Read More
Missouri Dept. of Transportation
Kara Marxer
April 10, 2019 - 6:23 am
Kansas City, MO - Nine-year-old Kooper Lackman is asking drivers to slow down and pay close attention when orange cones are on the roads. Kooper's dad Jason works for the Missouri Department of Transportation and has been struck while out on the road. "Luckily, it was just a mirror each time,"...
Read More

Pages