KCMO

A school bus with a focus on its swing-out stop sign
miflippo / Getty
KMBZ News Staff
July 21, 2020 - 9:36 am
KCMO Mayor Quinton Lucas and KC Health Dept director Dr. Rex Archer recommend schools in KCMO start after Labor Day which would align with a plan across the state line in Kansas.
Read More
A close-up of a man smoking a marijuana cigarette joint.
Cabezonication / Getty
KMBZ News Staff
July 10, 2020 - 12:48 pm
The Kansas City, MO city council has voted to strip the crime of marijuana possession from the city's code of ordinances, effectively decriminalizing the use of marijuana in the city.
Read More
A woman wears a face mask while shopping
Andrej Filipovic / Getty
KMBZ News Staff
July 10, 2020 - 11:28 am
Mayor Quinton Lucas said the new order extends the mask mandate for at least the duration of Kansas City’s COVID-19 state of emergency, which is currently set to expire on Aug. 15.
Read More
A doctor in a protective suit taking a nasal swab from a person to test for possible coronavirus infection
zstockphotos / Getty
KMBZ News Staff
July 08, 2020 - 5:20 pm
The KCMO city health department along with the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services will adminster up to 2,000 COVID-19 tests July 13 - 15 for restaurant workers.
Read More
stacks of filled black trash bags
Getty / islander11
KMBZ News Staff
July 06, 2020 - 11:15 am
It's 'trash amnesty' week for Kansas City, Missouri residents. Typically, residents are allowed just two bags of trash per household per week, and must purchase tags to mark additional bags of trash.
Read More
a view of downtown Kansas City, Missouri from the south looking north
Getty / tomofbluesprings
KMBZ News Staff
June 29, 2020 - 1:15 pm
A new citywide mask mandate went into effect Monday in Kansas City, Missouri. A similar rule begins Tuesday for KCK/Wyandotte County. Jackson County is expected to set out a similar rule later in the week.
Read More
Broken and damaged front red car windshield shattered glass window
Srdjanns74 / Getty
KMBZ News Staff
June 23, 2020 - 11:01 am
“You’d think that with traffic being cut down as much as it was during the coronavirus lockdown that we would not be looking at at these numbers. But that has just not been the case.”
Read More
Two men wear a t-shirt that reads 'BlaKC Lives Matter", a twiat on the word 'black'
KMBZ News Staff
June 19, 2020 - 12:13 pm
A play on the word 'black' rearranges the C and the K to make a unique and specific shirt for Kansas City.
Read More
A man fills and rolls a marijuana joint
Laszlo Mates / Getty
KMBZ News Staff
June 19, 2020 - 10:47 am
On removing marijuana violations from city code, KC mayor said: "One of the ways we improve police-community relations is by eliminating laws that for too long have led to negative interactions, arrests, convictions, and disproportionate rates of incarceration of black men and black women."
Read More
A screenshot of Mayor Quinton Lucas announcing a curfew for KCMO for Sunday night, May 31st
KMBC
KMBZ News Staff
May 31, 2020 - 2:15 pm
The curfew runs from 8pm Sunday to 6am Monday for the Country Club Plaza, Westport, Downtown central business district and Kansas City Parks.
Read More

Pages