FBI

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Bill Grady
June 15, 2018 - 4:26 am
On the heels of a government rebuke of former FBI director James Comey, a former agent says the Justice Department Inspector General was right on target. The IG's findings show Comey went way beyond bureau protocol by stating that Hillary Clinton's investigation was closed, then reopened days...
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A green laser shines into the cockpit of an aircraft, potentially blinding the pilot
Jim Cunningham
June 01, 2018 - 11:30 am
Kansas City police and the FBI are warning about the dangers of lasers aimed at aircraft. In early May, KCPD Sergeant Jake Becchina says a suspect aimed a laser pointer at the police helicopter, causing the pilot to sustain eye damage. The pilot is now working to recover his vision. "The pilot was...
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April 18, 2018 - 12:16 pm
The FBI is investigating a string of bank robberies in the Kansas City Metro. Since April 11th, six banks have been robbed, five just this week. FBI Public Affairs Specialist Bridget Patton says agents are looking into any possible connections, as they do with all bank robberies. In at least two of...
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Marc LaVoie
April 18, 2018 - 10:23 am
Former FBI Director James Comey revealed some of the thought processes in making difficult decisions in the months before and after the 2016 presidential election. Comey visited with KMBZ's E.J. and Ellen in an exclusive interview on Kansas City's Morning News. The former director said he found...
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Marc LaVoie
April 02, 2018 - 11:35 am
The FBI is coordinating an effort in the Kansas City area to find and remove dangerous explosives from homes. The Kansas and Missouri Bomb Tech Working Group is on stand-by April 2 - 6 to pick up and dispose of potentially dangerous explosives throughout the Kansas City area. The FBI calls the...
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Federal Bureau of Investigation
Marc LaVoie
March 26, 2018 - 5:10 am
An FBI agent with the Kansas City Division died last week of brain cancer, more than 16 years after she was exposed to multiple contaminants while working at the 9/11 Pentagon crash site. Special Agent Melissa Morrow, 48, was serving in the Washington Field Office's Evidence Response Team on...
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Bill Grady
February 13, 2018 - 6:24 am
Fallout continues in the case of Rob Porter, the former White House staff secretary whose two ex-wives accuse him of physical abuse. Porter had not obtained permanent security clearance, even though he had served the administration for a full year. The story is prompting people to ask why there is...
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Bill Grady
January 26, 2018 - 4:09 am
Kansas City, MO - Former Jackson County executive Mike Sanders and his chief of staff plead guilty in federal court Friday to one count each of committing wire fraud. Sanders took money from campaign accounts he controlled after paying a long time friend for consulting work that wasn't done, with...
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December 07, 2017 - 5:07 pm
A new report from the Kansas City Star shows former Jackson County Executive Mike Sanders is under investigation by the FBI. The article claims Sanders paid a disabled friend using campaign funds in an illegal kickback scheme . Former Jackson County exec Sanders used disabled friend to run illegal...
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Michael Ronnebaum
October 19, 2017 - 4:28 am
Federal agents say they caught 120 offenders and saved 84 minors in a nationwide human trafficking investigation. Agents in Kansas City say they recovered three juveniles and arrested 10 traffickers. Operation Cross Country was a four-day program that looked to catch traffickers and recover their...
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