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KMBZ News Staff
February 14, 2019 - 4:05 pm
Kansas City, MO - Two women are facing a charge of second-degree murder for the shooting death of a 15-year-old girl outside the Central Academy of Excellence (formerly Central High School). Jamya Norfleet, 21, (pictured above on the left) and Taylor McMillon, 18, were charged today in Jackson...
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Marc LaVoie
February 14, 2019 - 6:56 am
Kansas City, MO - Sir Elton John opened the Sprint Center with a concert in 2007 and 12 years later performed before a packed arena Wednesday night. Elton John, 71, is in the early part of his "Farewell Yellow Brick Road" Tour that is scheduled to continue through 2021. The legendary entertainer...
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Marc LaVoie
February 14, 2019 - 6:23 am
Kansas City, MO - There is anger and frustration over Tuesday night's killing of a 15-year-old girl in the parking lot of the Central Academy of Excellence. According to police, An'janique Wright, along with her twin sister Angelique, were involved in an argument with another group of girls at a...
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Museum of Good Vibes
Rebecca Crockett
February 12, 2019 - 7:34 pm
Kansas City, MO - The Museum of Good Vibes is a unique concept that's popped up in Westport. Inspired by pop-ups on the West Coast, founder and creative director Courtney Callegary thought it was something Kansas City was missing. She created her first pop-up in Lawrence that ran through December,...
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Flat tire
KMBZ News Staff
February 12, 2019 - 5:00 am
Kansas City, MO - It's pothole season, and anyone who has been on the roads has likely experienced a bump in the road. Potholes are popping up all over, causing flat tires and other issues. "It's due to rapid freezing and thawing along with wet weather," says Mike Right, with the Missouri AAA...
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KMBZ News Staff
February 08, 2019 - 8:28 am
Kansas City, MO - The name of Bruce R. Watkins is found across Kansas City - the stretch of Highway 71, the Bruce R. Watkins Heritage Center and Watkins Brothers Memorial Chapel. "He was the first African-American elected to citywide office, City Council," said his son, Bruce R. Watkins Jr. "Before...
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KMBC Channel 9 News
Marc LaVoie
February 08, 2019 - 5:40 am
Jackson County Executive Frank White announced Thursday that the courthouse would be closed for an additional dozen days as repair crews deal with water damage caused by a broken pipe. "This decision will allow our team to continue to work without interruption," White said. "The damage to the...
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Rebecca Crockett
February 07, 2019 - 7:43 pm
Kansas City, MO - The US government shutdown may be over, but a metro brewer is still feeling the effects. The shutdown put label approvals on hold for brewers across the country, including here in Kansas City. Originally set to debut this month, Martin City Brewery planned to introduce three new...
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KMBZ News Staff
February 07, 2019 - 5:13 am
Kansas City, MO - Hospitals are reporting an increase in the number of patients who have been injured from slipping and falling on ice. Doctors are treating people from bruises and broken bones. But the greatest danger is head injuries say doctors. "Typically striking your head on the concrete, and...
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Kara Marxer
February 06, 2019 - 8:33 pm
Kansas City, MO - Carol Baldwin had a red, white and blue ribbon tattooed on her hip to honor her US Marine unit that was deployed overseas a month after she got out. The problem with it - the tattoo artist didn't do a good job. She got the tattoo in 1991. "The irony of it is that she pushed so...
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