KC News

Dan Weinbaum
March 16, 2017 - 3:55 pm
Kansas City, MO - A man in a wheelchair was killed by a city water truck just after 1:00pm Thursday at the intersection of 63rd and Prospect. According to Kansas City police, the driver made a turn at the intersection and says he thought something had fallen off the truck. He turned around to come...
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Dan Weinbaum
March 16, 2017 - 1:53 pm
President Donald Trump has unveiled a $1.15 trillion budget, a far-reaching overhaul of federal government spending that slashes many domestic programs to finance a significant increase in the military and make a down payment on a U.S.-Mexico border wall. The budget proposal includes eliminating or...
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Bill Grady
March 16, 2017 - 4:48 am
People who live in eastern Jackson County who need help with storm debris are catching a break. Officials are picking up debris free-of-charge in the unincorporated, rural areas of the county. Jackson County officials are asking people to separate the types of material, like wood, metal, shingles,...
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Bill Grady
March 16, 2017 - 4:37 am
Kansas City's St. Patrick's Day parade is consistently rated as one of the nation's best, and police want it to be rated the safest, too. One way to achieve greater security, just add more officers, said Maj. Jim Connelly, the special operations commander for the parade. "We will have enough police...
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Toni Anderson
Dan Weinbaum
March 15, 2017 - 1:40 pm
Kansas City, MO - A body found in a vehicle recovered Friday night from the Missouri River has been positively identified as that of missing 20-year-old Toni Anderson. Her family had already confirmed it was Anderson. Anderson went missing January 15th, 2017 under mysterious circumstances, yet...
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Dan Weinbaum
March 15, 2017 - 12:03 pm
Shawnee, KS - Police are seeking the public's help to find 35-year-old Dawit T. Tesfaye, who was last seen Thursday, March 2 at his apartment near 75th and Quivera in Shawnee. Police tell KMBZ his family has had no contact with him, and there's been no cell phone or bank activity recorded since...
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March 15, 2017 - 4:25 am
Kansas has become the first state in the country to inventory all of its untested sex assault kits. There are just over 2,200 kits that have not been processed. The kits come from various law enforcement agencies across the state. About 1,000 kits have not been turned into the Kansas Bureau of...
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Michael Ronnebaum
March 15, 2017 - 4:12 am
Kansas City drivers are dealing with a new road maintenance project. Commuters can expect some delays on Interstate-29 between Interstate-435 and Route 273. Starting Wednesday night Missouri Department of Transportation crews will begin pavement repair work. Lane closures will be in effect from 7:...
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Marc LaVoie
March 14, 2017 - 11:17 am
About two dozen people gathered outside the downtown Kansas City offices of Missouri Senator Roy Blunt to protest proposed changes to the Affordable Care Act, but the senator was not there. The protestors called on the government not to replace Obamacare with something that offers fewer coverage...
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University of Kansas
March 13, 2017 - 12:04 pm
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) - The estate of a longtime University of Kansas art history professor has donated another $1.1 million to the university. The gift announced Thursday brings the total donations from Marilyn Stokstad's estate to the university to more than $2.3 million. Stokstad was a professor...
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