KCMO

Michael Ronnebaum
July 20, 2017 - 6:33 am
Kansas City, MO - The Kansas City Housing Authority has a plan to build affordable housing on land along North Platte Purchase Rd. It's causing a stir among Northland residents. Around 4,000 have signed a petition against the plan, and have told their councilmember they are dead set against the...
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July 19, 2017 - 12:30 pm
Kansas City, MO - A Red-tailed Hawk is being nursed back to health after being struck by a car near 61st and Ward Parkway. The two-year-old male raptor suffered injuries to its head and a wing. After being hit the bird hobbled to a flower bed of a nearby home. Animal Control officers were called in...
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July 17, 2017 - 4:56 pm
Kansas City, MO - Mayor Sly James announced the Google Fiber Community Connections Challenge for area non-profits that provide digital inclusion and digital equity services within the city limits to compete for free gigabit-speed Google Fiber Internet service. "This Challenge will give our city’s...
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Bill Grady
June 30, 2017 - 7:03 am
The Kansas City Council voted to spend $900-thousand of GO Bond money for a system to coordinate all the stop lights along Broadway, from West Pennway to the River Market. "If you've ever driven, particularly rush hours, on Broadway, you know it's just stop and go," Councilmember Kathryn Shields. "...
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June 26, 2017 - 7:20 am
Kansas City police say one child shot another at a playground near 20th St. and Park Tower Road. A child who is believed to be younger than 10 was rushed to a hospital with life-threatening injuries, police said. The shooting occurred shortly after 7 p.m. Sunday. My cousin's kids were at the park...
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June 15, 2017 - 5:35 pm
As temperatures rise across the metro healthcare workers are reminding people look for ways to stay cool. Emergency rooms usually see an uptick in heat-related illnesses every summer the first time temperatures rise past the mid 90s. People need pay close attention to how they feel before they get...
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Jim Cunningham
June 13, 2017 - 6:41 am
Kansas City Mayor Sly James is calling attention to several companies for doing their part to save energy. Kansas City's future is better because of investments in clean energy, like the ones @KCPLConnect is creating. https://t.co/T1ujTGv6BC pic.twitter.com/5vM1d1W4m8 — Mayor Sly James (@...
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Jim Cunningham
May 16, 2017 - 8:11 am
Some people may be skeptical about the expansion of Kansas City's streetcar line, but business owners along the existing two miles of track say the traffic has been good for them. As the streetcar makes its way through the north loop in the River Market, curious riders discovering something --...
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Jim Cunningham
May 02, 2017 - 5:51 am
Traffic in Kansas City could be a problem for drivers on the northeast corner of the downtown loop. Workers are performing urgent repairs on Interstate-29, before the Interstate-70 split. Crews needed to reduce a portion of the road to one lane, said Brian Kidwell, MoDOT Engineer. "High-speed,...
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Michael Ronnebaum
May 01, 2017 - 5:46 pm
Kansas City, MO - Water in the JC Nichols Memorial fountain at the Country Club Plaza was dyed an awful looking inky black today to raise awareness of melanoma screening. May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month across the country. Kelly Clover, founder of Outpacing Melanoma , says the black water is...
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