North Kansas City

Jim Cunningham
November 08, 2018 - 6:49 am
In a country that is drowning in trillions of dollars in consumer debt, more and more people are calling on educators to offer courses in personal finance. Students in Missouri public high schools are required to take a personal finance course. It has been a requirement since 2006. Jim Cunningham...
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KMBZ News Staff
August 21, 2018 - 11:19 am
North Kansas City, MO - Let's be perfectly clear... North Kansas City is not Kansas City, Missouri. Sometimes called 'Northtown', the completely seperate, and some would argue very different, city of North Kansas City has long had a challenge with branding, with standing out, says Sara Copeland,...
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KMBZ News Staff
May 09, 2018 - 12:59 pm
North Kansas City, MO - A three-alarm fire that gutted a building in the center of town was caused by careless smoking, investigators said Wednesday. And investigators said during a late-morning news conference the fire was accidental and there is no criminal investigation. Someone had been smoking...
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The Brewkery
KMBZ News Staff
May 09, 2018 - 12:06 pm
North Kansas City, MO - There's a brewery in Northtown doing things a little differently... as it brews up different flavors of kombucha . Kombucha is a fermented, fizzy sweetened black or green tea drink that's become popular in the US in recent years due to its purported health benefits. Co-owner...
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May 08, 2018 - 2:31 pm
North Kansas City, MO - A three-alarm fire caused major damage to a building on the southwest corner of Armour and Swift in Northtown. Crews are still on scene of the structure fire at 1900 Swift. Please avoid the area if possible. Thank you to @happyrockfire and @KCMOFireDept for their help today...
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Screenland Theaters
Jim Cunningham
February 27, 2018 - 4:07 am
North Kansas City, MO - The 90-year-old Screenland Armour theater is expanding to accomodate more movie showings and longer engagements. The movie house in Northtown has survived while most independent theaters have closed to be replaced by huge multiplexes. Screenland, at 408 Armour Rd. in North...
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Jim Cunningham
February 07, 2018 - 6:31 am
Kansas City, MO - The flu epidemic continues, creating problems with several local school districts and not just among the students. Finding substitutes for sick teachers has not been easy. Kelly Services provides substitute teachers for the North Kansas City and Shawnee Mission school districts...
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January 12, 2018 - 1:37 pm
North Kansas City, MO - A homeless man faces charges in an officer-involved shooting in North Kansas City. Jeremy Bowles is accused of shooting a flare gun at officers who were trying to arrest him after being accused of making threats at the Quik Trip on Burlington. Officer Rick Landon was struck...
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Marc LaVoie
October 24, 2017 - 6:14 am
A teenager who was found dead on an apartment front porch in North Kansas City was considered a person of interest in a separate killing. Zachary Murphy, 19, of Gladstone was found dead early Monday after someone reported shots fired in the 2300 block of Oliver Drive. The Kansas City Star reports...
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Jim Cunningham
September 27, 2017 - 7:17 am
North Kansas City is undergoing a temporary transformation today. Proposed improvements are in the works for Armour Road to make it more vibrant and safe. Wednesday temporary bike lanes, open space seating and gathering areas are being constructed at Armour and Fayette. The project will give the...
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