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Bill Grady
May 02, 2017 - 6:29 am
Finding a chief may be a tall order for Kansas City, the nation's only city that has a police force under state control. The replacement for Chief Darryl Forte could walk into a political tug-of-war, whether the new chief comes from the KCPD ranks or the outside. The system that keeps the police...
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Jim Cunningham
May 02, 2017 - 5:51 am
Traffic in Kansas City could be a problem for drivers on the northeast corner of the downtown loop. Workers are performing urgent repairs on Interstate-29, before the Interstate-70 split. Crews needed to reduce a portion of the road to one lane, said Brian Kidwell, MoDOT Engineer. "High-speed,...
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Michael Ronnebaum
May 01, 2017 - 5:46 pm
Kansas City, MO - Water in the JC Nichols Memorial fountain at the Country Club Plaza was dyed an awful looking inky black today to raise awareness of melanoma screening. May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month across the country. Kelly Clover, founder of Outpacing Melanoma , says the black water is...
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Bill Grady
May 01, 2017 - 4:21 pm
Kansas City has released a list of 18 projects to be covered by the first $40 million dollars in GO bond funds approved by voters. The list includes sidewalk repair, the new animal shelter and 16 'shovel ready projects'. KCMO City Manager Troy Schulte thinks the city council could take up...
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KMBC
May 01, 2017 - 3:57 pm
A dog found chained to a cinder block on the bank of Longview Lake was left there to drown, animal control officers think. Park rangers called animal control after finding the dog on the shoreline caked in mud. "There is no doubt this was intentional," said Tonya Hampton with both Jackson County...
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May 01, 2017 - 5:41 am
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Police say four men are dead — including the suspected gunman — after a shooting at a home in Topeka, Kansas, that is part of a private business providing in-home care for people with special needs. Police Lt. Colleen Stuart tells the Topeka Capital-Journal that dispatchers...
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