kansas city

Jim Cunningham
May 14, 2018 - 1:11 pm
Kansas City, MO - The Kansas City Police Department is looking to make some changes to the style of uniforms its officers have been wearing since the 1980s. The heavy shirt and wool pants just aren't conducive to the warm weather in Kansas City, says police Captain Donald Jantzen. A 10-person...
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KMBZ News Staff
May 11, 2018 - 4:42 pm
Kansas City, MO - A grand jury has returned with a detailed 71-page review of the conditions, policies and practices at the Jackson County Detention Center - and it doesn't paint a good image. The grand jury writes in its report that it has concern for the safety and security of the corrections...
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Susan Hiland / NKC Schools
KMBZ News Staff
May 09, 2018 - 6:00 am
Kansas City, MO - After decades of living life apart from each other, two high school sweethearts have tied the knot in front of Oak Park High School in the Northland. Tuesday, Philip Adams (class of 87) and Shelly Watkins (class of 89) stood on the front lawn of the school to say their vows as a...
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MCC Penn Valley
Kara Marxer
May 03, 2018 - 6:47 am
Kansas City, MO - The Federal Bureau of Investigation is investigating a possible hate crime on the campus of the Metropolitan Community College - Penn Valley. A Muslim woman told FBI agents she was assaulted in a stairwell on April 3. The woman says she heard a man make a derogatory statement in...
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Marc LaVoie
May 02, 2018 - 6:31 am
The threat for severe weather in the Kansas City area is high Wednesday night. Storms are expected to form over Kansas late in the afternoon and maintain strength as they pass over Kansas City after 7 p.m. Widespread severe storms are expected this afternoon and evening across portions of the...
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April 30, 2018 - 2:17 pm
Kansas City, MO - Metro drivers who use the Buck O'Neil Bridge to enter downtown Kansas City will be forced to find another route for the next seven months beginning May 19th. MoDOT will shut down all southbound lanes of the former-Broadway Bridge until December 1st. Workers are doing rehab work to...
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April 26, 2018 - 3:30 pm
Kansas City, MO - Police have released surveillance video of a man seen walking near the scene of a murder at 9th and Brooklyn earlier this week. Police think this may be the gunman who shot and killed utility worker Johnathon Porter, 23, on Tuesday morning. Video of KCMO: 9th & Brooklyn...
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April 26, 2018 - 1:52 pm
There are now 10 cases of measles reported on the Missouri side of the KC Metro. Three of the cases are in children in the Liberty School District. Eighteen cases in Kansas are linked to a separate outbreak that started in a Johnson County day care. Symptoms of measles typically begin with a high...
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April 25, 2018 - 1:40 pm
Kansas City, MO - There has been a surge in reports of scammers targeting utility customers, according to a spokesperson for KCP&L. Scam phone calls are up 76 percent in just the first quarter of the year, according to KCP&L spokesman Jeremy McNeive. The scammers often threaten customers by...
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April 25, 2018 - 12:42 pm
Kansas City, MO - American Jazz Museum executive director Cheptoo Kositany-Buckner is stepping down from her post. She informed the KCMO Finance and Governance committee this morning. BREAKING: American Jazz Museum director Cheptoo Kositany-Buckner tells me she plans to step down and leave the...
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