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Marc LaVoie
June 07, 2019 - 7:27 am
Kansas City, MO - The Kansas City city council approved adding a question to the fall election ballot that could switch the name of the Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard back to The Paseo. Signs with the new name have already been put up all along the historic The Paseo. The council voted in January...
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Keystone - Hulton Archive
Bill Grady
June 06, 2019 - 7:26 am
Kansas City, MO - Gen. Dwight D. Eisenhower, Supreme Allied Commander during World War II and planner of the greatest amphibious invasion in world history, grew up on a farm in Abilene, Kansas. Eisenhower, "Ike" to his friends and admirers, oversaw preparations of "Operation Overlord," the allied...
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Courtesy: National Infantry Museum - DoD - Sipa USA
Dan Weinbaum
June 06, 2019 - 6:45 am
Kansas City, MO - Seventy-five years after D-Day, the Allied invasion of Normandy, a local WWII veteran remembers the fight against fascism. John Keitel is among a group of American military veterans who meet at a restaurant each week in Mission. "I went into the service out of high school in 1944...
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Bill Grady
June 03, 2019 - 6:15 am
Kansas City, MO - The town of Levasy has been evacuated due to flooding from the breach of two levees along the Missouri River. The small town is wholly located on the historic river floodplain, approximately 25 miles east of Kansas City, and has flooded often. The town's 100 or so residents had to...
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KCMO
Bill Grady
May 30, 2019 - 2:48 pm
Kansas City, MO - Security cameras installed at at illegal dump sites in the city are capturing images of more serious crimes. Cameras are posted at 17 known dumping locations inside Kansas City from near KCI down to 135th and Prospect on the far south side of the city. The cameras snap photos...
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KMBZ News Staff
May 28, 2019 - 12:24 pm
Kansas City, MO - The potential for destructive weather in the KC Metro is high this Tuesday afternoon and evening, according to the National Weather Service office in Pleasant Hill. A Tornado Watch for the entire KC Metro has been issued until 10pm. A tornado watch has been issued for parts of...
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KMBZ News Staff
May 23, 2019 - 4:00 pm
Update 23May19 16:00 Kansas City, MO - Brandon Howell will serve life in prison, fives times over, for the death of five people in South Kansas City in September 2014. A Jackson County judge sentenced Howell today, handing down five life sentences. Assistant Prosecuting Attorney Lauren Barrett...
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KMBZ News Staff
May 22, 2019 - 2:53 pm
Kansas City, MO - Just a day after torrential rains and strong storms rolled through, it appears that the KC Metro will get a slight break from the weather. According the the National Weather Service in Pleasant Hill, Kansas City is under a slight risk for severe weather Wednesday night. 2:30 PM...
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KMBZ News Staff
May 21, 2019 - 3:31 pm
Kansas City, MO - The Missouri Depart of Transportation (MODOT) has closed a number of roads due to flooding brought about by the recent torrential rains. ⚠️Flood Warning: Due to recent heavy #rains ... flooding has become an issue across the greater #KC area. For a complete list of roads closed--...
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AP News Staff
May 21, 2019 - 8:20 am
WHEATLAND, Mo. (AP) - Heavy rain is expected to continue across most of Missouri as a line of storms moves through the state, increasing the likelihood of flooding the Missouri and Mississippi rivers. The National Weather Service said a line of thunderstorms and rain will move eastward through the...
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