Text Us: 22980
Phone: (913) 576-7798
| More
Local News
KC Lead 2-1
KC Lead 2-1

Royals gain control of series 2-1


SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - The Kansas City Royals got another solid performance from their bullpen on Friday to take a two-games-to-one lead in the World Series. Royals relievers tossed four hitless innings to lead a 3-2 win over the Giants in San Francisco ...Read More
Urban plan
Urban plan

Brownback unveils Urban Opportunity Zone plan


KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) - Gov. Sam Brownback has unveiled a new program intended to bring new economic development to financially struggling metropolitan areas in Kansas. Brownback said Thursday his Urban Opportunity Zone initiative will offer tax breaks and other financial incentives to people who start small businesses or other economic activities ...Read More
Dole in KS
Dole in KS

Dole wrapping up statewide homecoming tour


MOUND CITY, Kan. (AP) - Former U.S. Sen. Bob Dole returns to Kansas next week for the 10th and final leg of a statewide homecoming tour that began in April. The 91-year-old Russell native has scheduled stops in nine southeast Kansas communities Tuesday through Thursday ...Read More
Roberts
Roberts

Roberts touts backing in vote-rich Kansas county


OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (AP) - Several dozen leaders in Johnson County are supporting U.S. Senator Pat Roberts' re-election and are talking him up as a likely Agriculture Committee chairman if Republicans recapture a Senate majority ...Read More
Orman
Orman

Orman proposes veterans aid in Kansas Senate race


TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) - Independent candidate Greg Orman has outlined proposals for helping veterans as he campaigns against Republican Senator Pat Roberts in Kansas. Orman had a Statehouse news conference with several veterans Friday to tout his initiatives ...Read More
Guilty plea

Man pleads guilty to shooting UMKC student


KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The gunman who killed a UMKC student last spring has pleaded guilty. Alonzo Ruff, 19, admitted Friday to shooting Aaron Markarian during a home invasion last March. He also entered a guilty plea for three counts of assault, robbery, and five counts armed criminal action ...Read More
Shooting

3 California sheriffs' deputies, bystander shot


SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - A sheriff's spokeswoman says an assailant
has shot two sheriff's deputies in Northern California after shooting
an officer and a bystander in a neighboring county.

Placer County sheriff's spokeswoman Dena Erwin tells The Associated
Press that two of her department's deputies were shot by the same
assailant who is suspected of shooting a deputy in Sacramento County
earlier Friday ...
Savoy Grill

Savoy Grill and Hotel temporarily close its doors


KANSAS CITY, Mo. - It's been host to presidents and movie stars...now the Savoy Grill and Hotel has temporarily closed its doors. A fire yesterday afternoon decimated their kitchen, but the rest of the building suffered only smoke damage ...Read More
Gun at school

Student at MO school takes out gun in cafeteria


LATHROP, Mo. - A scary moment at the Lathrop Middle School this afternoon. Around 11:30, a student had a gun out in the cafeteria, but then, that student was removed from the school. The Lathrop Middle School went into lockdown for about an hour, but Superintendent Chris Fine tells KMBZ things have returned to normal ...Read More
Angel Hooper

Sly James infuriated about gun violence


KANSAS CITY, Mo. - It has been a week since six-year-old Angel Hooper was killed in a drive-by shooting, and police still have few leads. Angel had gone to buy bubble gum at a convenience store at 107th and Blue Ridge.Read More
Archive

KMBZ Iphone App

Photos

Kansas City Perks

On-Alert

KC Gas Prices

RSS Center