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KMBC Channel 9 News
March 24, 2017 - 8:28 am
CENTERVIEW, Mo. (AP) - Authorities say a riot inside a western Missouri jail pod was brought under control overnight. The Johnson County sheriff's office announced at 12:15 a.m. Friday on its Facebook page that the situation was resolved without injuries to staff or inmates. WDAF-TV reports that...
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City of Kansas City, MO
Bill Grady
March 24, 2017 - 8:12 am
Kansas City's new budget has been approved, and officers in the police department did not get everything they wanted. The city council voted "NO" on a request by Local 99 of the Fraternal Order of Police for an additional $1.7 million in KCPD spending. The budget is friendly to public safety,...
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Denny Medley-USA TODAY Sports
March 24, 2017 - 7:48 am
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Player of the year front-runner Frank Mason the Third poured in 26 points, Kansas turned on the jets in the second half and the top-seeded Jayhawks soared to a 98-66 blowout of No. 4 seed Purdue on Thursday night in the Midwest Regional semifinals. Devonte Graham also had 26...
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March 24, 2017 - 7:39 am
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) - Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens and Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback are backing a contested health care overhaul proposed in the U.S. House. The two joined six other Republican governors in a Thursday letter to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and House Speaker Paul Ryan...
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Marc LaVoie
March 24, 2017 - 6:52 am
Two local House Republicans were wrestling with their options ahead of Friday's key vote on the GOP bill that would repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act. Kevin Yoder, from Overland Park and and Sam Graves, from Tarkio, had yet to announce Friday morning how they would vote on Paul Ryan's bill...
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March 23, 2017 - 7:50 am
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Authorities say a Kansas City man who was naked when he was arrested has been charged with fatally shooting two people and wounding a third after a rap battle erupted inside a minivan. Thirty-year-old Robert Townsend is charged with two counts of second-degree murder in the...
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Peggy Breit, KMBC Channel 9
March 23, 2017 - 6:14 am
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - A Kansas City, Missouri, man is accused of causing a car crash that killed his two young sons. Jackson County prosecutors on Wednesday charged 41-year-old Brian Keith Moyer with two counts of involuntary manslaughter. He's also charged with leaving an accident scene, driving...
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March 23, 2017 - 6:05 am
The focus shifts to finding a replacement after Wednesday morning's announcement that Kansas City Police Chief Darryl Forte is planning to retire. Chief Forte announced in the form of a Tweet that he plans to step down May 20. He is in his sixth year of serving as chief. His law enforcement career...
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Jay Biggerstaff, USA Today
Jim Cunningham
March 23, 2017 - 5:49 am
Sprint Center in Kansas City hosts the NCAA Men's Basketball Midwest Regional beginning Thursday evening. No. 3 Oregon takes on No. 7 Michigan beginning at 6:09 p.m. The late game has No. 1 Kansas playing No. 4 Purdue. The estimated tipoff time for the KU game is 8:39. Kansas City last hosted an...
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