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Dan Weinbaum
May 14, 2018 - 6:33 am
Jackie Wolf is feeling pretty good now, after getting a partial knee replacement brought about by degenerative arthritis. "I'm walking my little dogs, which I couldn't do for months and months, which makes me happy," Wolf says. The first surgery in Wolf's life was also the first robotic-assisted...
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Jim Cunningham
May 14, 2018 - 6:09 am
The state of Kansas is offering a new web-based resource for people who are looking for the highest-paying, in-demand jobs. There are tens of thousands of open professional-level jobs in Kansas, everything from technology to teaching. The Kansas Departments of Commerce and Labor teamed up to create...
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Kara Marxer
May 14, 2018 - 5:35 am
Gov. Eric Greitens will become the first sitting governor in Missouri history to go on trial for a felony this week. As the trial is going on in St. Louis County, the state legislature meets in a special session to begin the process of impeaching Greitens, who is charged with felony invasion of...
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Bill Grady
May 14, 2018 - 5:07 am
Federal officials are honoring the Jackson County Drug Task Force taking hundreds of pounds of methamphetamine off the streets. For the second year in a row, the Midwest High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area and the Office of National Drug Control Policy in Washington D.C. are recognizing the...
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KMBZ News Staff
May 11, 2018 - 4:42 pm
Kansas City, MO - A grand jury has returned with a detailed 71-page review of the conditions, policies and practices at the Jackson County Detention Center - and it doesn't paint a good image. The grand jury writes in its report that it has concern for the safety and security of the corrections...
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Marc LaVoie
May 11, 2018 - 6:05 am
A former employee of the city of Independence has filed a lawsuit that claims she was subjected to several incidents of sexual harassment and assault, many of which, the plaintiff says, involved Police Chief Brad Halsey. The woman says she resigned as an analyst for the police department because of...
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Jim Cunningham
May 11, 2018 - 4:27 am
As garage sale season ramps up in Kansas City an expert in crime prevention offers some tips for people to avoid becoming victims when shoppers come to their homes. When there is a flurry of activity in the garage and a lot of valuable merchandise laying around, there are plenty of opportunities...
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Jim Cunningham
May 10, 2018 - 5:51 pm
Kansas City, KS - Teens from Bonner Springs High School got behind the wheel to learn how distracting texting while driving can actually be. The teens navigated an obstacle course set up as part of a AAA education campaign - Don't Drive Intoxicated, Don't Drive Intexicated. Assisted by Joey Logano...
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KMBZ News Staff
May 10, 2018 - 3:44 pm
A Pleasant Hill man has been arrested and charged for the stabbing death of St. Joseph resident Cody Harter, 23, during a road rage incident in Lee's Summit on May 5, 2018. Jackson County Prosecutor Jean Peters Baker has charged Nicholas M. Webb, 58, with 2nd degree Murder and Armed Criminal Action...
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KMBZ News Staff
May 10, 2018 - 11:03 am
Kansas City, Mo - Former Kansas City Police Chief Darryl Forte was named the new Jackson County Sheriff. Jackson County Executive Frank White Jr. made the announcement on the steps of the Jackson County Courthouse Thursday morning. Forte will serve as Sheriff for the remainder of the year. Mike...
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