KC News

Marc LaVoie
February 07, 2018 - 9:11 am
Kansas City, KS - The Procter & Gamble company is reportedly closing its soap factory in KCK before the end of 2020. Operations are to be transferred to West Virginia. Employees were told to go home around 2:30 p.m. Tuesday and to return at 8 a.m. Wednesday for a meeting, according to a story...
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Bill Grady
February 07, 2018 - 4:42 am
The Independence Center Mall is scheduled for foreclosure February 16, according to an article in The Kansas City Star. The mall's parent company, Simon Properties, has suffered big financial losses in recent years. Traditional indoor shopping malls have been closing in large numbers across the...
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February 06, 2018 - 1:21 pm
Kansas City, MO - Construction continues on the repurposed Kemper Arena in the city's West Bottom. Opening is set for September of this year according to developer Steve Foutch. Groundbreaking took place last September on what will become multi-use sports complex for adult and youth sports, that...
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Overland Park PD
Marc LaVoie
February 06, 2018 - 9:34 am
The Overland Park Police Department is asking for help in identifying two suspects in a case involving two stolen automobiles. The crime occurred in the 16300 block of Barton on January 6. The suspects entered the unlocked vehicles and later used one of the victim’s credit cards in the 9300 block...
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Bill Grady
February 06, 2018 - 5:40 am
An advisory panel thinks it should be easier to have a drink in Kansas City's historic Jazz District. The city has invested more than $25 million to attract businesses to 18th and Vine. But for restaurant and tavern operators there is a stumbling block. Liquor by the drink cannot be served within...
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Kansas City Zoo
February 05, 2018 - 4:26 pm
Kansas City, MO - The Kansas City Zoo just welcomed a new addition - a baby giraffe! The Zoo reports the female baby giraffe was born Friday, February 2, at 4:57 a.m. and weighed in at 105 pounds and is already standing 5-feet-tall. A neo-natal exam performed this morning showed the calf is in good...
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