Northland

Exterior of a vacant building to be used for pre-k classrooms
NKC Schools
Rebecca Crockett
October 25, 2019 - 4:00 am
Kansas City, MO - The North Kansas City School District has purchased side by side retail space, formerly a Hobby Lobby and Price Chopper, at N. 64th Street and Antioch in Gladstone, to consolidate their pre-K program. Rochel Daniels, assistant superintendent of organizational development with the...
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Dan Horn / Metro North Crossing LLC
AP News Staff
October 10, 2019 - 5:57 am
Kansas City, MO - A large redevelopment project is underway at the former site of the Metro North Mall in the KC Northland. The $192 million project, dubbed Metro North Crossing, is rising on the 106-acre site of the former mall. The mall closed in 2014. The first phase of the project will open...
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Exterior of apartment complex in Gladstone, where a child was shot to death
KMBC Channel 9 News
Marc LaVoie
September 25, 2019 - 1:23 am
Gladstone, MO - A two-year-old boy was shot and killed Tuesday evening at an apartment complex near N. Oak Trafficway and Englewood Rd. The incident was reported at 5:54pm, Gladstone police said. Medics tried to revive the child. Adults were home at the time of the shooting, police said. The...
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MODOT
Dan Weinbaum
May 31, 2019 - 1:08 pm
UPDATE: 31may19 The 152 bridge over I-35 is coming down tonight. It's part of a major overhaul of the highway 152 corridor that links Kansas City, North with Liberty. During the bridge demolition tonight - all northbound and southbound traffic underneath the 152 Bridge will be detoured - up and...
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Marc LaVoie
May 09, 2019 - 4:56 am
Northland residents went to City Hall to voice their continuing frustration about trash service in their neighborhoods. People said their concerns have not been resolved. The main problem is failure to pick up garbage as scheduled on a consistent basis. "Since the beginning of the year I have had...
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Jim Cunningham
October 04, 2018 - 4:37 am
The long wait is nearly over on the widening of a dangerous stretch of road in the Northland. When it was first designed in 2007, North Woodland Avenue was supposed to have four lanes. In 2011, the project stalled due to a lack of funding. In 2015, several council members, including Heather Hall,...
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Jim Cunningham
September 19, 2018 - 4:33 am
A run-down, shuttered Northland eyesore receiving a new purpose. Three different hotel chains, most recently Howard Johnson, have tried to make a profit with the 11-story building off I-29, near Tiffany Springs Parkway. The dilapidated structure was sold last November and will be converted into a U...
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KMBZ News Staff
September 05, 2018 - 12:15 pm
Kansas City, MO - Another person has been caught on camera dumping trash and other items inside Kansas City. This time it's in the Northland. The man has been captured on camera dumping on three seperate occasions around 9500 N. Shannon Rd., near KCI, according to Alan Ashurst, an investigator with...
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Jim Cunningham
July 19, 2018 - 8:17 am
Kansas City, MO - After repeated issues regarding the collection of trash in the Northland, city officials say they are taking steps to address the problems. Thousands of Kansas City residents north of the river have been dealing with accumulating garbage for a while. It all came to a head after...
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Marc LaVoie
June 25, 2018 - 7:01 am
Kansas City Police are investigating a 14-year-old girl's report of a man grabbing her during a run Saturday morning. The girl says she did not recognize the man who approached her in the Brook Ridge subdivision, near NE 108th Street and Missouri 291. "It's a safe place the majority of the time,...
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