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March 08, 2017 - 10:10 pm
Oak Grove residents are picking up the pieces after Monday night's EF-3 tornado say looters are being spotted and arrested quickly. "The guy that was working on our roof, he said, if you see this white, older SUV, keep an eye on it," said one woman in Oak Grove. "He'd just noticed that they'd been...
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March 08, 2017 - 9:46 pm
A massive grass fire raging in two Kansas counties has set a state record for the biggest involving a single blaze. Kansas Division of Emergency Management spokeswoman Katie Horner says an estimated 861 square miles of land have been blackened in Comanche and Clark counties as of Wednesday. The 625...
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March 07, 2017 - 10:48 pm
A Kansas City family is short on answers after a man was shot to death while walking his dog. Someone found 66-year-old David Lenox dead around 11 p.m. on February 27. Lenox's son, Mike, said his father must have been targeted at random while walking the dog in the gated Willow Creek apartment...
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March 07, 2017 - 10:40 pm
Cleanup and repairs following tornadoes in Oak Grove and Smithville are expected to take several weeks. The National Weather Service confirmed that an EF-3 tornado tore through the Oak Grove Monday night, damaging 483 homes and around a dozen commercial structures. The damage path is about seven...
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March 07, 2017 - 10:32 pm
Storm shelters are the Wednesday focus for the KMBZ Cover Story, When Seconds Count. The cover story coincides with Severe Weather Awareness Week. A workshop in Harrisonville specializes is manufacturing shelters that can withstand the power of an EF-5 tornado. Mike Vogt has spent much of his...
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March 07, 2017 - 9:58 pm
Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens urged citizens to stay strong during his visit Tuesday to Oak Grove, which was heavily damaged by an EF-3 tornado Monday evening. The governor posted the following statement on his Facebook account: I’d ask all Missourians to stop today and say a prayer for the people...
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Grandview Police
March 07, 2017 - 10:02 am
Grandview, MO - The storm that pounded the Kansas City Metro on Monday night also struck Grandview hard. The National Weather Service determined 80mph straightline winds damaged nearly 200 homes. No injuries were reported. Several buildings in the industrial area were also damaged. Three commercial...
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March 07, 2017 - 8:06 am
OAK GROVE, MO - The National Weather Service in Kansas City estimated an EF-3 tornado struck the small community on the eastern edge of the Metro. Around a dozen business suffered some damage, and nearly 500 homes had varying degrees of damage. Some homes were destroyed. A dozen people were injured...
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March 06, 2017 - 10:32 pm
Multiple wildfires burning across the western part of Kansas have threatened multiple communities. Governor Sam Brownback signed a state of disaster emergency declaration to activate National Guard troops. About 15 counties are affected by the fires, and about 10 communities forced to evacuate,...
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March 06, 2017 - 10:12 pm
Ten years have passed since a massive tornado destroyed 95 percent of Greensburg, Kansas. The city is planning a memorial for the 11 people who died and a celebration for how far the city has come since May 4, 2007, when the EF5 roared through. "When the sirens went off, we went to our basement,"...
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