kansas city

Marc LaVoie
July 20, 2017 - 8:49 am
The Kansas City Police Department asked for help in locating the parents or guardians of a little girl who was found alone near 119th and Drury. Police Sgt. Kari Thompson released a statement at about 9:15 a.m. saying they had located a grandparent. KCPD officials were not able to offer details...
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Michael Ronnebaum
July 20, 2017 - 6:33 am
Kansas City, MO - The Kansas City Housing Authority has a plan to build affordable housing on land along North Platte Purchase Rd. It's causing a stir among Northland residents. Around 4,000 have signed a petition against the plan, and have told their councilmember they are dead set against the...
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July 19, 2017 - 4:45 pm
A bizarre series of events ended with the capture of a man wanted for fradulent activity in Northmoor, a tiny city in the Kansas City Northland. According to the Platte County Prosecutor: On Monday, July 17, Jeffery Brown, 23, of Independence, was being detained by Northmoor's police chief at a...
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July 19, 2017 - 12:30 pm
Kansas City, MO - A Red-tailed Hawk is being nursed back to health after being struck by a car near 61st and Ward Parkway. The two-year-old male raptor suffered injuries to its head and a wing. After being hit the bird hobbled to a flower bed of a nearby home. Animal Control officers were called in...
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Jim Cunningham
July 19, 2017 - 7:16 am
It can be difficult to mow the lawn when temperatures approach triple digits and it can be downright dangerous for people who cut grass eight hours a day. The heat index, a combination of temperature and humidity, was expected to reach 105 to 110 degrees on Wednesday. It helps to get up extra early...
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July 17, 2017 - 4:56 pm
Kansas City, MO - Mayor Sly James announced the Google Fiber Community Connections Challenge for area non-profits that provide digital inclusion and digital equity services within the city limits to compete for free gigabit-speed Google Fiber Internet service. "This Challenge will give our city’s...
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Michael Ronnebaum
July 17, 2017 - 7:26 am
A Kansas City charity is beginning a renewed team effort to help homeless people find decent housing. The program is called Coordinated Entry. Organizers want to bring together various community resources and prioritize the people who are most vulnerable to homelessness. "We have five identified...
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Kara Marxer
July 17, 2017 - 6:51 am
Kansas City, MO - For the next week Kansas City Public Schools will hold enrollment fairs to register children for the upcoming school year. To guarantee bus service, KCPS parents have until July 22 to have their children enrolled. The first enrollment fairs are Monday and Tuesday, July 17 & 18...
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Joe's KC
Dan Weinbaum
July 12, 2017 - 1:29 pm
One of Kansas City's most well-known barbeque joints has just been named the best BBQ restaurant in America by the New York Post. Joe's Kansas City topped a list of the top 28 BBQ restaurants in the country. Whether it's your favorite Kansas City BBQ, or not... it's still pretty cool that Kansas...
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Bill Grady
July 10, 2017 - 8:03 am
The Unified Government 2018 budget includes a provision for body cameras for Kansas City, Kansas police officers. The proposal for fiscal 2018 also includes a request for 30 new police vehicles and additional dashboard cameras. There are some concerns about when officers should begin recording...
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