KC News

Kara Marxer
July 17, 2017 - 6:51 am
Kansas City, MO - For the next week Kansas City Public Schools will hold enrollment fairs to register children for the upcoming school year. To guarantee bus service, KCPS parents have until July 22 to have their children enrolled. The first enrollment fairs are Monday and Tuesday, July 17 & 18...
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July 17, 2017 - 6:24 am
Some roadside areas in Lee’s Summit will soon be home to more than 40 acres of native prairie grasses and wildflowers. Crews will have to clear out some other vegetation before the seeds are sown. "This summer and fall mostly motorists will be seeing mowed areas that will be sprayed with herbicides...
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KMBC Channel 9 News
Jim Cunningham
July 17, 2017 - 6:15 am
Law enforcement officials in the Kansas City metro area are dealing with 13 traffic fatalities in the past week. The latest person to die, 34-year-old Ryan Prince of Raymore, who crashed a motorcycle at a high rate of speed around 1:30 a.m. Saturday. "That's the last thing we want to do is dealing...
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July 15, 2017 - 8:23 am
Police in Kansas City are investigating a fatal hit and run that happened Friday at the intersection of 51st and Woodland. Investigators say at 1:30pm a gray Pontiac crashed into a white Hyundai. The driver and front seat passenger of the Pontiac fled the scene. A passenger in the back seat is now...
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Overland Park PD
July 14, 2017 - 11:56 am
Overland Park, KS - In early June, a woman entered a retirement facility at 81st and Santa Fe and stole medicaton from one of the residents, according to police. They say she identified herself as a healthcare worker to an eldery resident and asked if she was taking any pain medication and where...
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July 14, 2017 - 7:55 am
A single car crash and fatality forced the closure of part of 169 Highway at Shoal Creek Parkway Friday morning. A sedan slammed into a retaining wall and caught fire. The flames scorched a retaining wall under the overpass. The driver of the car was found dead inside The highway was shut down...
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Kara Marxer
July 14, 2017 - 7:44 am
Westbound lanes of Shawnee Mission Parkway in Merriam will be closed over the weekend for maintenance. The Kansas Department of Transportation says crews will perform pavement work between Interstate 35 and Mastin. Drivers on southbound I-35 will not be able to exit at Shawnee Mission Pkwy and will...
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Bill Grady
July 14, 2017 - 7:22 am
The people who have been holding up QuikTrip's plans to expand a store in the Westport neighborhood got most of what they wanted. The West Plaza Neighborhood Association has been in a tug-of-war with QuikTrip over the store at Westport Road and Roanoke. Neighbors were concerned about increased...
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Jim Cunningham
July 14, 2017 - 6:25 am
About 500 students in the North Kansas City School District are taking part in an athletic training program that was developed in partnership with Mosaic Life Care. The program has already been in place for high school students. It is now being expanded to serve middle schoolers. "I think it will...
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Michael Ronnebaum
July 14, 2017 - 6:02 am
New numbers show Kansas City's homeless population is dropping. The Greater Kansas City Coalition to End Homelessness released its 2017 report that indicates the number of people living on the streets has gone down by nine percent since the previous report. The report also shows a steady decline in...
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