KC News

KMBZ News Staff
May 10, 2018 - 8:11 am
Renewed economic sanctions against Iran could send already skyrocketing gas prices even higher, according to an analyst with AAA. This week President Donald Trump announced the U.S. is pulling out of the Iran Nuclear Agreement and reimposing sanctions. It could be weeks before gas prices reflect...
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Jim Cunningham
May 10, 2018 - 5:51 am
An abundant source of clean drinking water is something most Americans take for granted, but it can be seen as a marvel of the modern age that contributes to a healthy society. Workers at Kansas City's water treatment plant held a media tour to observe Drinking Water Week, which takes place the...
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Bill Grady
May 10, 2018 - 5:15 am
A Kansas City, Missouri firefighter accused of spitting on a three-year-old boy was acquitted Wednesday in a bench trial in Overland Park Municipal Court. Terrence Skeen was charged with assault, battery and disorderly conduct stemming from a February incident at the Hooters at 10620 Metcalf...
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Bill Grady
May 10, 2018 - 4:31 am
Jury selection begins Thursday in the felony invasion of privacy trial of Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens. The case is being heard in St. Louis County. This week a forensic expert took data from Greitens' cell phone and email, looking for evidence of an alleged photograph of a partially nude woman. For...
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KMBZ News Staff
May 09, 2018 - 5:42 pm
Olathe, KS - A Catholic priest in Johnson County has been charged with stealing more than $40,000 from a parish where he was pastor. Rev. Joseph Cramer is charged with felony theft and two counts of felony computer crime. Prosecutors say he stole the money from Divine Mercy Parish in Gardner...
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KMBZ News Staff
May 09, 2018 - 12:59 pm
North Kansas City, MO - A three-alarm fire that gutted a building in the center of town was caused by careless smoking, investigators said Wednesday. And investigators said during a late-morning news conference the fire was accidental and there is no criminal investigation. Someone had been smoking...
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Wyandotte County Sheriff's Office
Marc LaVoie
May 09, 2018 - 12:17 pm
Kansas City, KS - The Wyandotte County prosecutor has charged a man for allegedly stabbing a dog to death. John Caffrey of KCK is charged with felony cruelty to animals-malicious torture or killing. A woman in the neighborhood said she saw Caffrey walk into a wooded area near his home with the dog...
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The Brewkery
KMBZ News Staff
May 09, 2018 - 12:06 pm
North Kansas City, MO - There's a brewery in Northtown doing things a little differently... as it brews up different flavors of kombucha . Kombucha is a fermented, fizzy sweetened black or green tea drink that's become popular in the US in recent years due to its purported health benefits. Co-owner...
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May 09, 2018 - 7:15 am
A Kansas City, Kansas Police officer is charged with a sex crime, the Wyandotte County District Attorney's Office announced on Tuesday. "Steven Rios was charged on May 7, 2018 with one count of sexual battery," said Mark Dupree, District Attorney. Rios faces a possible six months in jail, a $1,000...
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Kara Marxer
May 09, 2018 - 6:29 am
There is no need to wait for a special session of the Missouri Legislature to impeach Gov. Eric Greitens, said Rep. Brandon Ellington, a Democrat from Kansas City. If 138 members of the Missouri House and 29 in the Senate believe the allegations against the governor are important enough to call a...
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