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Jim Cunningham
August 22, 2017 - 5:45 am
The Kansas City area was in the bullseye of a storm system that dumped six to eight inches of rain overnight, causing historic flooding for the second time in a month. Johnson County received the most rain. Overland Park firefighters performed at least 16 rescues overnight, mostly people who were...
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Bill Grady
August 21, 2017 - 7:19 am
The United Daughters of the Confederacy has requested a monument be removed, and the Kansas City Parks Department has agreed. The monument, vandalized with communist graffiti, will be moved to a safe place this week, possibly a museum. For now, it is covered with plywood. Recently, a Prairie...
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August 19, 2017 - 11:53 am
The Daughters of Confederacy statue has been tagged with a hammer and sickle. The memorial off 55th and Ward Parkway is facing scrutiny after last weeks deadly protests in Charlottesville, Virginia. No word yet on who vandalized the 83-year-old monument. The city parks board will look at removing...
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Bill Grady
August 17, 2017 - 5:43 am
Local historians are concerned after hearing the Kansas City Parks Board will consider a request to remove a monument linked to the Civil War. The request is from Peter Gogol of Prairie Village, who believes the nine-foot-tall United Daughters of the Confederacy memorial at 55th Street and Ward...
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August 16, 2017 - 6:26 pm
Join KMBZ for the Caring for Kids Radiothon benefitting Kansas City's Children's Shelter all day Thursday, August 17, 2017. All of the KMBZ show hosts - EJ & Ellen, Jayme & Wickett, Dana & Parks, Jonathan Wier - will broadcast live from Oak Park Mall for the Radiothon. The Children's...
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Bill Grady
August 16, 2017 - 7:16 am
Hate groups can sprout up anywhere, but they do not appear to be very active in the Kansas City area, said Michael Tabman, a former FBI agent and owner of SPIRIT Asset Protection. Tabman worked out of the Kansas City office while he served as a federal agent. A major concern is the way hate groups...
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Michael Ronnebaum
August 15, 2017 - 6:59 am
Kansas City, MO - The city's newest police chief was sworn in Tuesday. Major Rick Smith, a 29-year veteran of the Kansas City Police Department, says one goal for him will be removing Kansas City from the top-10 most violent crime list. Richard C. Smith sworn in as our 45th Chief of Police this...
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Marc LaVoie
August 10, 2017 - 7:38 am
Two people were hurt when someone fired several shots into an SUV near 34th Street and Park Avenue in Kansas City Wednesday night. One person was shot; the other was hurt in the resulting crash. Officers were called to the report of several gunshots at around 10:30 p.m. Wednesday. The Chevrolet...
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August 09, 2017 - 6:14 am
Kansas City voters agreed Tuesday to raise the local minimum wage, ignoring a law Missouri legislators enacted earlier this year that bars cities from setting their own rates. Under the proposal, Kansas City's minimum wage would increase from $7.70 to $10 on Aug. 24. But it may only be in place for...
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August 03, 2017 - 5:14 pm
Kansas City, MO - Construction of a village for homeless veterans took a big step forward during a groundbreaking Thursday morning. Workers began laying water and sewer lines for the village located just off 89th and Troost. Veteran's Community Project CEO Chris Stout, says their goal is to have...
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