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Marc LaVoie
January 07, 2020 - 4:48 pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The government of Kansas City has filed a public nuisance lawsuit against multiple organizations involved in the firearms industry. A news release from the city said that firearms, mostly handguns, were involved in 95 percent of homicides in 2019 in Kansas City. “Today’s...
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Marc LaVoie
November 07, 2019 - 11:56 am
Kansas City, MO - A domestic violence gun ordinance passed through committee and is headed to the full Kansas City city council. The quick action on the ordinance is good news for several domestic violence shelters, said Annie Struby, with the Rose Brooks Center. "There have been pregnant women...
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AP News Staff
October 23, 2018 - 7:48 am
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - A man whose excessive flatulence forced a police detective to cut shot an interrogation has pleaded guilty to federal gun and drug charges. The Kansas City Star reports that 25-year-old Sean Sykes Jr. entered the plea Monday. The charges stem from a police traffic stop in...
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KMBZ News Staff
August 24, 2018 - 1:07 pm
Kansas City, KS - A suspect has been developed in the theft of firearms from a gun store last week. The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) is seeking the public's help to identify and locate the man seen in the images above. The ATF says there were several people involved in...
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July 11, 2018 - 4:39 am
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) - Republican candidates for Kansas governor are differing on whether the state should encourage public schools to allow teachers to be armed to stop shootings. Secretary of State Kris Kobach said Tuesday that he supports arming teachers because schools need "a good guy with a gun...
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Bill Grady
July 10, 2018 - 4:20 am
Kansas City Mayor Sly James is expressing his frustration after last weekends shooting in Westport in which two people were injured. The victims did not suffer life-threatening wounds, and the suspected shooter has been charged. Last December's resolution to privatize sidewalks and add security...
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Bill Grady
July 17, 2017 - 12:36 pm
Kansas City, MO - Officials with the Transportation Security Administration are issuing a strong warning for those who want to fly with firearms - follow the rules. Nationwide, according to the TSA, there were nearly 3,400 incidents at US airports of improperly stowed or checked-in firearms. The...
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