KCMO

January 12, 2018 - 11:39 am
Kansas City, MO - The Kansas City Zoo is celebrating the birth of a female chimpanzee this week, and have named her Gracie. Born to Teetoo on Tuesday, January 9th, zoo officials say mother and child have been bonding behind the scenes, as it's too cold for the chimpanzee troupe to be outside...
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Marc LaVoie
January 11, 2018 - 4:09 am
People living in the Kansas City area are waking up to starkly different conditions than existed Wednesday night. Many school districts called off classes for Thursday. A strong cold front is expected to bring rain, freezing rain, sleet and eventually snow to the area. Gusty winds combined with...
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January 10, 2018 - 4:10 am
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Kansas City's airport is getting its first regularly scheduled nonstop transatlantic flight. Airport officials announced Tuesday that Icelandair will fly a seasonal nonstop flight from Kansas City to Iceland's capitol, Reykjavik, beginning May 25. Big news Kansas City! In...
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January 02, 2018 - 2:12 pm
Kansas City, MO - The Kansas City Health Department is investigating the death of a 50-year-old man who may have died from the region's frigid temperatures. The health department did not provide information on where the man was found, whether inside or outdoors. Bill Snook, KCHD, did say during...
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January 02, 2018 - 1:50 pm
Kansas City, MO - A Kansas City man accused of carjacking a woman on New Year's Day is now facing a child kidnapping charge along with a charge for stealing the car. According to court documents, Kenneth A. Alexander, 37, forced a woman at gunpoint from her car, along with three other people, at...
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Edgemoor Infrastructure & Real Estate
December 14, 2017 - 6:31 pm
Kansas City, MO - A stunning switch-er-roo at the Kansas City City Council meeting this afternoon as the council rejected the memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Edgemoor, the company initially selected by the council to finance, design and build the new single terminal at KCI. Council member...
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Jim Cunningham
November 16, 2017 - 6:55 am
A few days after a man unloaded a dead deer near Kansas City's Jazz District, it would be easy to assume that the city's illegal dumping investigator had just about seen it all. Alan Ashurst has seen a lot, but he does not say he has lost his ability to be surprised. "Any place that people feel...
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November 15, 2017 - 3:35 pm
Kansas City, MO - A woman is warning her Waldo neighbors after finding raw hamburger meat stuffed with what may be rat poison pellets in her backyard on Monday. Shannon Broderick says she can't figure out why someone would want to hurt her dog, a one-and-a-half year old Grand Pyranees. Broderick...
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Dan Weinbaum
November 14, 2017 - 2:56 pm
Kansas City, MO - A forest, of sorts, has sprouted along Southwest Boulevard. A forest of coffee pots. A small grove of metal poles has sprung up on the edge of a parking lot just across from The Roasterie, a coffee company founded in KC, under the DC-3 airplane, named Betty, that rises over the...
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Jim Cunningham
Jim Cunningham
November 14, 2017 - 7:35 am
As Kansas City officials weigh options for fixing or replacing the Buck O'Neil Bridge, there is another concern - increasing traffic north of the river. In 2011, there was an average of 44,000 vehicles a day traveling on I-29 from 152 Highway to 169 Highway. According to the most recent traffic...
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