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Kansas City Irish Fest
Bill Grady
September 01, 2017 - 4:34 am
The 15th annual Kansas City Irish Fest begins 5:30 p.m. Friday at Crown Center and runs through the Labor Day weekend. Today's the day! The 15th Kansas City Irish Fest opens at 5:00 pm!! Who's in?? #mightycraic #celticprideincowtown — KCIrishFest (@KCIrishFest) September 1, 2017 Events include a...
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Michael Ciaglo / Houston Chronicle
August 31, 2017 - 6:43 am
A local organization based in Peculiar, Missouri is in Houston providing hungry storm victims with barbeque, a Kansas City specialty. Operation BBQ Relief began after the devastating EF-5 tornado tore through Joplin , and since its inception six years ago, has deployed to 34 disasters in 21 states...
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Bill Grady
August 30, 2017 - 6:54 am
The KCI selection committee placed a one-week hold on the selection of a contractor for a single terminal because of an ethics complaint against council member Jolie Justus, who co-chairs the panel. We've confirmed that the ethics complaint on Jolie Justus, which she denies there's a conflict of...
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August 29, 2017 - 4:01 pm
Kansas City, MO - The Jackson County prosecutor, Jean Peters Baker, announced first degree murder charges against Fredrick Scott, 22, accusing him in the deaths of two men - one of which is one of the victims in the Indian Creek Trail murders. Since August 2016, there have been four murders either...
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Wyandotte County Detention Center
August 29, 2017 - 7:19 am
KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) - A man suspected of killing a Kansas City, Kansas, police captain will undergo a third evaluation to determine if he is competent to stand trial. Defense attorneys for 21-year-old Jamaal Lewis sought the evaluation by a defense expert. Lewis already has been evaluated...
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Jim Cunningham
August 29, 2017 - 6:05 am
Kansas City, MO - Hurricane Harvey's impact is being felt at the gas pump. In the past week, prices have risen about 10 to 20 cents per gallon of gasoline across the KC Metro. Petroleum analyst Allison Mac with GasBuddy.com says the storm has affected 16 percent of the oil refining capacity in the...
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Marc LaVoie
August 28, 2017 - 7:38 am
Kansas City, MO - Police are investigating the city's 100th homicide of the year. Investigators say a man was shot to death inside a business near NE Evansdale & North Oak before 2am Saturday. According to the daily homicide analysis with the Kansas City Police Department, there were 73...
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Jim Cunningham
August 25, 2017 - 8:18 am
Kansas City, MO - City workers have begun the removal of an 83-year-old Confederate memorial from the grassy median at 55th and Ward Parkway in Kansas City. The Missouri Division of the United Daughters of the Confederacy asked Kansas City Parks and Recreation officials to move the 9-foot tall...
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August 23, 2017 - 1:54 pm
Kansas City, MO - A new life-saving mobile app is now available for free download to your smart device across the KC Metro. The Mid-America Regional Council, along with KC-area fire and rescue personnel announced its launch at Union Station on Wednesday morning. The PulsePoint app works by alerting...
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August 23, 2017 - 10:56 am
Investigators have expressed frustration in the lack of leads in the case, as approximately 200 people were at the restaurant at the time, but have only spoken to less than a handful. The shooter remains on the loose.
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