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KMBZ News Staff
September 07, 2019 - 10:00 am
ST. LOUIS - The University of Kansas Medical Center (KUMC) violated federal law when it discharged a manager who alerted officials that his department head instructed staff to give hiring preference to millennials over older applicants, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC)...
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AP News Staff
July 09, 2019 - 6:58 am
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) - A Missouri judge has dismissed claims that former Gov. Eric Greitens' office used a message-deleting app to avoid the state Sunshine Law. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that Cole County Circuit Judge Jon Beetem on Monday sided with the former governor's office. St...
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Marc LaVoie
December 06, 2018 - 5:46 am
Kansas City attorney Christopher Accurso has filed a class action lawsuit against Independence Power and Light and the City of Independence over a change in billing practices that has led to a flood of angry complaints by ratepayers. The lawsuit was filed on behalf of approximately 56,000 IPL...
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Marc LaVoie
October 12, 2018 - 6:57 am
The Kansas City, Kansas man who spent 23 years in prison for two murders he did not commit has filed a 51-page federal lawsuit against the Unified Government of Wyandotte County and police officers who participated in his case in 1994. Lamonte McIntyre claims in his lawsuit that corrupt officers...
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KMBZ News Staff
October 04, 2018 - 4:16 pm
Kansas City, MO - A lawsuit has been filed against a former Kansas City police officer over use of force when a man was taken into custody in December 2013. The ACLU of Missouri filed a lawsuit on behalf of Joshua Bills, who was stopped for matching a vague description of a suspicious person in the...
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AP News Staff
July 30, 2018 - 10:15 am
The owners and operators of a tourist boat that sank this month in Missouri, killing 17 people, put profits over people's safety when they decided to put the Ride the Ducks boat on a lake despite design problems and warnings of severe weather, a lawsuit alleges. The lawsuit filed Sunday in U.S...
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Bill Grady
June 26, 2018 - 5:10 am
A lawsuit over political dark money and a non-profit group with links to former governor Eric Greitens is getting complicated. Greitens is not named in the suit, but A New Missouri Incorporated and three board members are. The central issue in the filing is transparency, said plaintiff's attorney...
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Marc LaVoie
May 11, 2018 - 6:05 am
A former employee of the city of Independence has filed a lawsuit that claims she was subjected to several incidents of sexual harassment and assault, many of which, the plaintiff says, involved Police Chief Brad Halsey. The woman says she resigned as an analyst for the police department because of...
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Marc LaVoie
May 04, 2018 - 7:28 am
The armed man who died in a confrontation Wednesday with Kansas City, Kansas Police officers had a history of run-ins with law enforcement. The Kansas City Star reports Manuel Palacio, 27, won $300,000 in an excessive force lawsuit against the police in Kansas City, Missouri. Palacio sued over a...
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Kara Marxer
May 02, 2018 - 7:33 am
The American Civil Liberties Union is suing Kansas City and its Board of Police Commissioners on behalf of a woman who says her car was unfairly towed and impounded. The suit claims the city towed Dyanna Black's car, even though it was not illegally parked. Black took her case to court and the...
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