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Marc LaVoie
June 17, 2019 - 7:55 am
A Trenton Police Officer is recovering from surgery after being shot in the abdomen while transporting an inmate. Trenton is in north central Missouri, about 94 miles from Kansas City. Friends, family and others are rallying around Officer Jasmine Diab after Friday afternoon's incident. "It was...
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Marc LaVoie
June 11, 2019 - 7:46 am
Kansas City, MO - The mayoral race is narrowing between the two candidate vying to lead Kansas City, according to a new Missouri Scout newsletter poll. The numbers show Quinton Lucas with a lead over Jolie Justus, but his lead has shrunk recently. The margin, according to the poll, is 42 percent to...
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AP News Staff
May 24, 2019 - 10:15 am
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Former Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens will return to the Navy but not as one of the elite Navy SEAL team. The Kansas City Star reports Greitens will return to the Navy as an officer assigned to the Navy Operation Support Center in St. Louis. He will be designated as a general...
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Marc LaVoie
May 23, 2019 - 8:19 am
Three people were killed Wednesday night when a tornado blew through Golden City, a small town just northeast of Joplin, where 161 people were killed on the same date, eight years before. More people were injured in Carl Junction, another small town in southwest Missouri, according to the state's...
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KMBZ News Staff
May 17, 2019 - 6:44 am
UPDATE: 17May19 12:30pm Missouri's Republican-led Legislature has approved a ban on abortions at eight weeks of pregnancy, and GOP Gov. Mike Parson is expected to sign it. House lawmakers gave the sweeping abortion bill final approval Friday. The proposed ban allows exceptions only in medical...
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In this Friday, April 12, 2019 photo, bridges over the Missouri River connect Plattsmouth, Neb., bottom, and Mills County, Iowa, top. This spring’s massive flooding along the Missouri River unearthed bitter criticism of the federal agency that manages the river while devastating communities and causing more than $3 billion in damage. The flooding and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ actions will be the focus of a U.S. Senate hearing in western Iowa on Wednesday, April 17, and critics will demand the agency make flood control its top priority. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik)
AP News Staff
April 17, 2019 - 2:12 pm
GLENWOOD, Iowa (AP) — The federal agency that manages dams along the Missouri River received stern criticism from several U.S. senators Wednesday during a hearing held in Iowa to examine the massive spring flooding this year that caused more than $3 billion in damage in the Midwest. The flooding...
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KMBZ News Staff
April 05, 2019 - 2:33 pm
St. Charles, MO - Police have issued a state and region-wide Amber Alert for the abduction of two children from their mother by the biological father. The children are one- and three-years-old. #AmberAlert Here's a photo of the two children police say were abducted by their biological father in St...
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Marc LaVoie
April 05, 2019 - 8:10 am
Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt filed a lawsuit against the small town of Diamond for allegedly using traffic ticket quotas to generate revenue. The town of fewer than 1,000 residents is located near Joplin in the southwestern corner of the state. Today, Attorney General Schmitt filed suit...
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Marc LaVoie
April 04, 2019 - 7:09 am
Missouri lawmakers have given first round approval to a bill that involves concealed firearms on college campuses. The law would help people protect themselves from threats and sexual assault, said the bill's sponsor, Rep. Jered Taylor, of Republic. "It is up to individuals to protect themselves,"...
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Kara Marxer
March 05, 2019 - 6:00 am
Kansas City, MO - Tornado sirens on both sides of the state line sounded at 10 a.m. Tuesday, giving school children and others an opportunity to practice severe weather procedures. There is good reason to hold drills, especially this year, when Accuweather and other organizations are expecting an...
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