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June 06, 2018 - 12:23 pm
Kansas City, MO - A woman was arrested early this morning for trespassing and open burning after being caught on the field at Kauffman Stadium. Police say Bridget DePriest, 36, had trash strewn about right center field and had tried to light something on fire on the field when security guards found...
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Kansas City Streetcar Authority
KMBZ News Staff
June 05, 2018 - 6:24 am
The Kansas City Streetcar Authority is asking for more public input in its proposal to expand to the south. The second public meeting for the KC Streetcar Main Street Extension is set for Tuesday afternoon. There are two primary alternatives to consider, said Tom Gerend, streetcar director. Don't...
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Marc LaVoie
May 24, 2018 - 5:44 am
Kansas City, MO - The city would like the public's help to identify two men seen in the act of illegal dumping loads of garbage. Still images show the men backing a trailer into a vacant Land Bank property near 51st Street and College. The vehicle is believed to be a white Ford Expedition. The men...
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KMBC Channel 9 News
Marc LaVoie
May 23, 2018 - 7:16 am
Kansas City Police say the driver of a Dodge Charger died in a crash shortly after they attempted to stop the vehicle for speeding at Truman Road and Jackson Avenue. An officer pursued the vehicle briefly before calling off the chase around 3 a.m. Wednesday. An accident was reported minutes later...
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Kara Marxer
May 23, 2018 - 6:10 am
Kansas City administrators are trying to come up with solutions for senior citizens and lower-income people who are looking for quality, affordable homes. "We're falling behind in a lot of areas," said John Wood, Director of Neighborhood and Housing Services in Kansas City. The city is dealing with...
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KMBZ News Staff
May 21, 2018 - 5:32 pm
Kansas City, MO - An advisory committee has recommended that the new yet-to-be-built single-terminal at the Kansas City International Airport be named for civil rights figure Martin Luther King, Jr. The committee was charged with discovering ways that the legacy of MLK, Jr could be honored in a...
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artist rendering / Hy-Vee
KMBZ News Staff
May 17, 2018 - 2:14 pm
Kansas City, MO - The grocery store chain Hy-Vee has secured naming rights for the now-former Kemper Arena in the West Bottoms. The new name will be Hy-Vee Arena. It was to be called Mosaic Arena, however in February 2018, Mosaic Life Care released its naming rights sponsorship. The 44-year-old...
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KMBZ News Staff
May 16, 2018 - 5:50 am
Updated 21May18... Kansas City, MO - A Mexican-national in the country illegally and who told police "voices tell him who to shoot" but that he decides, has now been charged with murder for the death of Russell Fisk on Friday, May 11th in the Kansas City Northland. Arnoldo Pompa-Rascon, 41, has...
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Bill Grady
May 15, 2018 - 5:38 am
The scathing grand jury report on the Jackson County Detention Center is still making waves. Issued late in the business day Friday, the 72-page report addressed jail overcrowding, understaffing and poor management of funds. The facility was found to be filthy, with a crumbling infrastructure. KMBZ...
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KMBZ News Staff
May 14, 2018 - 2:38 pm
Kansas City, MO - A man in a wheelchair truck by a hit-and-run driver near 11th and Charlotte has died. Police say Phillip M. Noel, 50, was crossing 11th St in a motorized wheelchair in a marked crosswalk when he was struck by a white sedan. The impact crushed the wheelchair and Noel was sent to a...
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