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Marc LaVoie
July 27, 2017 - 6:10 am
Kansas City, MO - Torrential rain late Wednesday & early Thursday overwhelmed drainage systems and flooded streets, homes and businesses around the Kansas City Metro. Heavy rains overnight caused streams and creeks to quickly rise before the morning rush hour. The National Weather Service...
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July 26, 2017 - 7:31 am
As utility crews work to restore power to hundreds of customers almost four days after a severe storm knocked out power to more than 100,000 homes and businesses, landscapers say a lot of the outages could have been avoided. Arborists, sometimes called tree surgeons, say prevention is the best...
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Marc LaVoie
July 25, 2017 - 9:53 am
Kansas City Police have identified two young women suspected to be the pair who caused substantial damage to Ponak's Mexican Restaurant. The identities of the pair have not officially been released, though social media played a role in helping police identify the two women. Thanks, Twitter! We've...
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Michael Ronnebaum
July 25, 2017 - 6:50 am
Kansas CIty, MO - The discovery last weekend of a sweltering, hot semi trailer full of dead and dying immigrants outside a San Antonio Walmart store sheds fresh light on the problem of human smuggling and trafficking in the United States. The International Labor Organization estimates that...
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Bill Grady
July 25, 2017 - 6:31 am
Parkville, MO - A major scientific find at Park University serves as a reminder that much of the Kansas City Northland was a swamp millions of years ago. An amateur paleontologist found a fossil of a 300,000,000-year-old plant on the edge of the woods, adjacent to the school's main campus. The...
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Jim Cunningham
July 25, 2017 - 6:09 am
Kansas City, MO - After more than five decades of service a Northland mechanic is saying goodbye to his customers. Pete Diaz, 76, is retiring. Soon, younger brother John will take over the operation of Pete's Auto Service at 6400 N Oak Trafficway. Letting go of the family business is a bittersweet...
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Major Rick Smith of KCPD and Chief Keith Humphrey of Norman, OK, PD
Bill Grady
July 20, 2017 - 12:28 pm
Two finalists have been named for Kansas City's Chief of Police: Major Rick Smith of KCPD and Chief Keith Humphrey of Norman, Oklahoma police. The two men were among 42 candidates who applied. The list was narrowed down to 32 that qualified under Missouri statute, all of whom were interviewed by a...
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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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