Kara Marxer
April 25, 2017 - 7:04 am
Missouri is one of 11 states considering legislation that would prevent companies from taking away consumers "right to repair." Companies often require customers to sign contracts for electronic devices, automobiles and even farm equipment that prevents the customers from making repairs at home. "...
Read More
Power lines fade off into a setting sun
April 19, 2017 - 5:49 pm
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) - Kansas regulators have rejected the proposed sale of the state's largest electric company to a Missouri-based utility for $12.2 billion. The Kansas Corporation Commission issued an order Wednesday against the proposal from Great Plains Energy of Kansas City, Missouri, to buy...
Read More
Kara Marxer
April 19, 2017 - 1:43 pm
The Cass County Sheriff's office is investigating after a body was found in a farm field near Harrisonville. The man's body was found on 278th near State Route DD around 7:30 p.m. Tuesday. Investigators are combing the field looking for evidence. Deputies haven't said what caused the man's death...
Read More
Eric Zahnd smiles in his official photograph from the Platte County Prosecutors office
Platte County Prosecutors Office
April 14, 2017 - 1:19 pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - A county prosecutor who publicly criticized some residents of a small northwest Missouri town for defending a convicted child abuser is facing legal criticism for the move. Defense attorney John P. O'Connor, of Kansas City, has filed ethics complaints against Platte County...
Read More
Smart phone man in car driving, showing smartphone display, smiling happy.
© Martinmark |
April 13, 2017 - 6:35 pm
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) - Missouri lawmakers have passed statewide regulations for ride-hailing companies such as Uber and Lyft, which could mean services expand throughout the state. House members voted 144-7 Thursday to send the bill to Gov. Eric Greitens, who has called the measure a job...
Read More
Missouri Senator Claire McCaskill stands at the podium in the Park University chapel where she held a town hall on April 13th
Bill Grady
April 13, 2017 - 6:26 pm
Missouri Senator Claire McCaskill fielded plenty of questions at a town hall meeting at Park University in Parkville on Thursday. Her town hall meetings have been in heavily GOP districts because she says it's important to hear from those who oppose her. Some in the audience held up colored sheets...
Read More
People unloading bags curbside at KCI
Kansas City International Airport
Kara Marxer
April 10, 2017 - 5:00 am
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - A series of listening sessions will be held at businesses, and community and neighborhood meetings between mid-April and June. Aviation Department Director Pat Klein says they'll give a brief 10-15 minute presentation to lay out some of the problems at KCI and then ask...
Read More