JOCO

A woman wearing medical gloves grasps the handlebar of a shopping cart
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KMBZ News Staff
June 18, 2020 - 12:24 pm
It might 'feel' counterintuitive, but the wearing of gloves by the public is a recipe for actually spreading COVID-19, says Dr. Ryan Jacobsen, medical director for Johnson County, KS emergency management service.
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Mugshot of Jason J. Cummins
KMBZ News Staff
May 22, 2020 - 9:21 am
Cummins, 37, had been the club director for Arson FC, a competitive soccer club in the Kansas City Metro.
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NEW YORK, NY - MARCH, 16: Patrons eat at Tom's Restaurant in the Prospect Heights neighborhood of Brooklyn on March 16, 2020 in New York City. In another measure to try and contain the spread of the Coronavirus all bars and restaurants were ordered to clo
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Marc LaVoie
May 10, 2020 - 12:21 am
The State of Kansas, including Johnson County, and counties in Missouri in the KC Metro begin the first steps of reopening businesses and government offices Monday, May 11th.
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A nurse holds a swab and test tube ready to administer a covid-19 test
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KMBZ News Staff
April 10, 2020 - 9:58 am
500 randomly chosen Johnson County, KS residents lined up to get tested for COVID-19. It's the first in a series of random testing events by the JOCO health department to gather data to better understand the coronavirus.
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Shawnee Mission School District
KMBZ News Staff
April 02, 2020 - 9:43 am
The Shawnee Mission School District said its had complaints about large groups playing sports on district fields while schools are closed for the cornavirus emergency.
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cars seen from behind in a traffic jam
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KMBZ News Staff
March 04, 2020 - 6:29 am
I-35 in Johnson County will be expanded from three to four lanes between 67th and 75th Streets, KDOT officials announced this week.
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KMBZ News Staff
February 25, 2019 - 1:02 pm
Olathe, KS - Most homes in Johnson County have risen in value, according to the just-released re-evaluation report by the Johnson County Appraiser's Office. According to the Appraiser's Office, 93 percent of residential homes increased in value, with 76 percent increasing by 10 percent in value or...
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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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Johnson County Election Office
Bill Grady
August 28, 2018 - 7:34 am
Johnson County's election commissioner said Monday that recent problems with voting machines that caused long delays in calculating returns have been solved. The county had to deal with a lot of angry people after a software snafu resulted in August 7 primary races going unresolved for days...
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KMBZ News Staff
May 09, 2018 - 5:42 pm
Olathe, KS - A Catholic priest in Johnson County has been charged with stealing more than $40,000 from a parish where he was pastor. Rev. Joseph Cramer is charged with felony theft and two counts of felony computer crime. Prosecutors say he stole the money from Divine Mercy Parish in Gardner...
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