Bill Grady
January 16, 2018 - 4:14 pm
Jackson County legislators and County Executive Frank White are going to court. Legislators are seeking a writ of prohibition in the 16th Circuit Court. They want a judge to decide who is in charge of COMBAT, the county's initiative to prevent violence, treat addiction and stop crime in the...
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Travis Walker
January 15, 2018 - 3:52 pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Goveror Eric Greitens will not be traveling the state this week to promote his tax cut proposals. His spokesman said that the governor will still unveil the policy goals this week, but that he's delaying a promotional tour. The change comes just days after Greitens acknowledged...
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January 11, 2018 - 4:26 am
Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens continues to deal with fallout from his sex scandal that broke after the state-of-the-state address Wednesday night. The governor admits to having an extramarital affair with his former hairdresser in 2015, but denies the woman's ex-husband's allegation that he tried to...
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January 08, 2018 - 4:34 am
Damaging Emerald Ash Borer beetles continue to spread through the Kansas City area. The small, metallic-looking beetles lay eggs in the bark of ash trees. Their larvae feed on the tissues of the tree, disrupting the movement of nutrients and water. It usually takes 2 to 5 years for trees to die...
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December 06, 2017 - 7:57 am
ARNOLD, Mo. (AP) - Authorities say a suburban St. Louis police officer who was shot in the head by a handcuffed burglary suspect has survived surgery and is in stable condition. Officer Ryan O'Connor was rushed to St. Anthony's Medical Center in St. Louis County on Tuesday after being shot by 29-...
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Governor Eric Greitens
December 01, 2017 - 2:28 pm
The Missouri State Board of Education has voted to oust Education Commissioner Margie Vandeven, hours after Republican Gov. Eric Greitens appointed a new member to the board. Greitens has been trying to get a majority of board members to fire Vandeven, but the attempt failed on a 4-4 tie vote last...
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Empty curbs at Kansas City International Airport
November 28, 2017 - 1:15 pm
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) - Missouri has received a temporary federal waiver that will allow state residents to board airplanes and enter federal installations using their current driver's licenses and identification cards. The Missouri Department of Revenue announced Tuesday the state will have...
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Jim Cunningham
October 24, 2017 - 4:36 pm
Kansas City, MO - From coffee to salad dressing - if it's made in Missouri, buy it! That's the aim of a new "Buy Missouri" campaign. Missouri Lt. Gov. Mike Parsons went on a five-city tour to launch the new campaign touting local, Missouri-made products. The Kansas City stop on the tour was at The...
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Marc LaVoie
October 23, 2017 - 4:52 am
Kansas City, MO - The University of Kansas' men's basketball team defeated Missouri 93-87 at Sprint Center Sunday in an exhibition game dubbed a "Showdown for Relief" that raised about $2.5 million for hurricane victims. Five years have passed since the Jayhawks and Tigers met on the hardwood,...
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Marc LaVoie
October 16, 2017 - 7:59 am
Law enforcement officers are looking for two inmates who escaped from the Pemiscot County Jail in Caruthersville, Missouri. The two reportedly used an air duct to break out of the jail in the town of about 5,800 residents in the Missouri bootheel. The escape took place early Sunday morning. William...
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