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August 18, 2017 - 4:54 am
Gov. Sam Brownback has announced pay raises at state prisons in the wake of inmate disturbances that have drawn public attention to staff shortages. Uniformed officers across the state would receive about a 5 percent raise. Officers at El Dorado Correctional Facility will see raises of about 10...
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August 16, 2017 - 5:31 pm
Belton, MO - Late Wednesday, Rhonda Beckford confirmed to KMBZ that human remains found in a wooded area of Cass County in April are that of her daughter, Kara Kopetsky, who had been missing for nearly a decade. BREAKING: Remains found in April in Cass Co. identified as Kara Kopetsky who...
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Henry County Sheriff's Office
August 16, 2017 - 8:14 am
CLINTON, Mo. (AP) - A 27-year-old man has been charged with hindering prosecution in the killing of a western Missouri police officer. The Missouri State Highway Patrol announced the charge in a tweet after Jacob Johnson, of Clinton, was arrested Tuesday. Bail is set at $25,000 cash. The prosecutor...
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Michael Ronnebaum
August 16, 2017 - 7:53 am
A new FedEx distribution center in Olathe will employ 290 people. The facility opened today. The 305,000 square foot warehouse is part of the company’s expansion plan to open facilities across the country. Managers expect to hire more people for the holidays, said Nikki Mendecino, FedEx...
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Bill Grady
August 16, 2017 - 7:16 am
Hate groups can sprout up anywhere, but they do not appear to be very active in the Kansas City area, said Michael Tabman, a former FBI agent and owner of SPIRIT Asset Protection. Tabman worked out of the Kansas City office while he served as a federal agent. A major concern is the way hate groups...
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August 16, 2017 - 6:58 am
Fans of the world's most-popular sport could be coming to Kansas City. The United States, Canada and Mexico are submitting a joint bid to host the 2026 FIFA World Cup, the largest single-event sporting competition on the planet. We are thrilled to be among the cities considered to host a potential...
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