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KMBZ News Staff
February 06, 2019 - 4:06 pm
Kansas City, MO - The National Weather Service issued an ice storm warning for all of the Kansas City metro area. The warning lasts through noon Thursday. Periods of freezing drizzle and freezing rain will likely bring additional ice to the greater Kansas City area Wednesday into Thursday. The...
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KMBZ News Staff
February 04, 2019 - 5:21 am
Kansas City, MO - Plans to reopen the Jackson County Courthouse were put on hold as a new water line issue was discovered early Monday morning. #BreakingNews : Downtown Jackson County Courthouse Closed today Feb. 4 Due to an additional water line break that occurred, the Jackson County Courthouse...
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Bill Grady
February 04, 2019 - 5:06 am
Kansas City, MO - An eyesore for many years, the Hillside Motel on Blue Parkway is coming down. Demolition of the long vacant and rundown motel just off Eastwood Trafficway began Monday morning. Demolition is underway at the abandoned Hillside Motel at 6305 Blue Parkway. 5th District Councilwoman...
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Marc LaVoie
February 01, 2019 - 7:08 am
Administrators at the Kansas City Public School District are celebrating a major improvement in state assessment scores that could help pave the way toward full accreditation. The Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education released its report card Friday, showing KCPS scored 82.9...
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Marc LaVoie
January 31, 2019 - 5:45 am
Kansas City, MO - On the 100th anniversary of Jackie Robinson's birth, Negro Leagues Baseball Museum President Bob Kendrick reflects on Kansas City's role in shaping the young man who would break baseball's color barrier. "When he was here he fell in love with everything that is iconic with Kansas...
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Bill Grady
January 30, 2019 - 5:34 am
Cases of frostbite are somewhat rare, but they are dangerous. The National Weather Service's wind chill chart shows that at 0° Fahrenheit, a 15 mile-per-hour wind will produce a wind chill factor of -19°. Under those conditions, exposed skin can freeze solid in about 30 minutes. Frostbite can come...
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Rebecca Crockett
January 29, 2019 - 7:28 pm
Kansas City, MO - The polar vortex sweeping into Kansas City is cause for concern among pet owners. No pet is safe when it comes to these cold temps, if left unprotected. ❗️Please, don't forget your pets! Wind chills overnight -15° to -35°. I know some breeds are better suited for the cold than...
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KMBZ News Staff
January 29, 2019 - 10:43 am
Kansas City, MO - A deep freeze is on the way as temperatures plunge and dangerous wind chills set in around the Kansas City Metro. The forecast prompted several school administrators around the area to cancel school for Wednesday. See a list of closings here. Protect your self, your kids and your...
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Marc LaVoie
January 29, 2019 - 5:41 am
Sarah Monteiro wants people to remember her sister Jessica as the kind, nurturing, naive woman she was, and not the victim whose dismembered body was found in a storage unit in Lenexa. Opening statements took place Monday in the trial of Justin Rey, the man who was found, allegedly living in a...
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Marc LaVoie
January 28, 2019 - 6:31 am
Olathe, KS - The strange and disturbing case of Justin Rey goes to trial this week at the Johnson County Courthouse. Rey, 36, was found living in a storage unit in Lenexa in the fall of 2017, along with his two small girls, one of them a newborn. Detectives found the remains of Rey's wife, Jessica...
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