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KMBZ News Staff
May 17, 2018 - 6:03 am
The end of life is a subject few like to think about and many fear. Our Cover Story, The Final Goodbye, was inspired by former First Lady Barbara Bush's decision to transition into comfort care and to stop curative care. - The story of Clayton and her family in her last days - The hardest times are...
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Kara Marxer
May 16, 2018 - 7:27 am
The City of Olathe is taking part in a public-private partnership that officials hope will save commuters time behind the wheel of the vehicles. New technology allows drivers of certain vehicles to receive messages, including one that tells them how long before a red light turns green. Olathe is...
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KMBZ News Staff
May 16, 2018 - 6:15 am
A 9-year-old KC Metro girl is foregoing any birthday or Christmas presents to help provide clean drinking water to people in developing countries. The average distance many young girls in the Third World must walk to get potable water is 3.7 miles, the same distance Addyson Moffitt is running in...
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KMBZ News Staff
May 16, 2018 - 5:50 am
Updated 21May18... Kansas City, MO - A Mexican-national in the country illegally and who told police "voices tell him who to shoot" but that he decides, has now been charged with murder for the death of Russell Fisk on Friday, May 11th in the Kansas City Northland. Arnoldo Pompa-Rascon, 41, has...
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Jim Cunningham
May 16, 2018 - 4:39 am
The Missouri State Highway Patrol is working with the Kansas City Police Department to increase patrols around Barry Road and Interstate-29, one of the most accident-prone locations in the area. There were 263 crashes in the Barry Road/I-29 corridor from March 2017 to March 2018, according to the...
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MoDOT
Jim Cunningham
May 15, 2018 - 6:25 am
Mowing crews with the Missouri Department of Transportation will begin to mow and treat about 400,000 acres of grass and weeds along the state's major and minor highways and interstates. The mowing takes place each year in mid-May, mid-July and mid-September. Drivers should be aware of MoDOT work...
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Bill Grady
May 15, 2018 - 5:38 am
The scathing grand jury report on the Jackson County Detention Center is still making waves. Issued late in the business day Friday, the 72-page report addressed jail overcrowding, understaffing and poor management of funds. The facility was found to be filthy, with a crumbling infrastructure. KMBZ...
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KMBC Channel 9 News
May 15, 2018 - 4:08 am
ST. LOUIS (AP) - Attorneys for Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens say the felony invasion-of-privacy case against him was crumbling under a lack of evidence and they doubt any charge will be refiled. But the St. Louis circuit attorney's office says it still plans to pursue the case, either through a...
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KMBZ News Staff
May 14, 2018 - 2:38 pm
Kansas City, MO - A man in a wheelchair truck by a hit-and-run driver near 11th and Charlotte has died. Police say Phillip M. Noel, 50, was crossing 11th St in a motorized wheelchair in a marked crosswalk when he was struck by a white sedan. The impact crushed the wheelchair and Noel was sent to a...
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Jim Cunningham
May 14, 2018 - 1:11 pm
Kansas City, MO - The Kansas City Police Department is looking to make some changes to the style of uniforms its officers have been wearing since the 1980s. The heavy shirt and wool pants just aren't conducive to the warm weather in Kansas City, says police Captain Donald Jantzen. A 10-person...
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