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Marc LaVoie
May 24, 2018 - 5:44 am
Kansas City, MO - The city would like the public's help to identify two men seen in the act of illegal dumping loads of garbage. Still images show the men backing a trailer into a vacant Land Bank property near 51st Street and College. The vehicle is believed to be a white Ford Expedition. The men...
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Marc LaVoie
May 23, 2018 - 7:16 am
Kansas City Police say the driver of a Dodge Charger died in a crash shortly after they attempted to stop the vehicle for speeding at Truman Road and Jackson Avenue. An officer pursued the vehicle briefly before calling off the chase around 3 a.m. Wednesday. An accident was reported minutes later...
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Kara Marxer
May 23, 2018 - 6:10 am
Kansas City administrators are trying to come up with solutions for senior citizens and lower-income people who are looking for quality, affordable homes. "We're falling behind in a lot of areas," said John Wood, Director of Neighborhood and Housing Services in Kansas City. The city is dealing with...
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KMBZ News Staff
May 21, 2018 - 5:32 pm
Kansas City, MO - An advisory committee has recommended that the new yet-to-be-built single-terminal at the Kansas City International Airport be named for civil rights figure Martin Luther King, Jr. The committee was charged with discovering ways that the legacy of MLK, Jr could be honored in a...
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KMBZ News Staff
May 17, 2018 - 2:14 pm
Kansas City, MO - The grocery store chain Hy-Vee has secured naming rights for the now-former Kemper Arena in the West Bottoms. The new name will be Hy-Vee Arena. It was to be called Mosaic Arena, however in February 2018, Mosaic Life Care released its naming rights sponsorship. The 44-year-old...
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KMBZ News Staff
May 16, 2018 - 5:50 am
Updated 21May18... Kansas City, MO - A Mexican-national in the country illegally and who told police "voices tell him who to shoot" but that he decides, has now been charged with murder for the death of Russell Fisk on Friday, May 11th in the Kansas City Northland. Arnoldo Pompa-Rascon, 41, has...
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Bill Grady
May 15, 2018 - 5:38 am
The scathing grand jury report on the Jackson County Detention Center is still making waves. Issued late in the business day Friday, the 72-page report addressed jail overcrowding, understaffing and poor management of funds. The facility was found to be filthy, with a crumbling infrastructure. KMBZ...
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KMBZ News Staff
May 14, 2018 - 2:38 pm
Kansas City, MO - A man in a wheelchair truck by a hit-and-run driver near 11th and Charlotte has died. Police say Phillip M. Noel, 50, was crossing 11th St in a motorized wheelchair in a marked crosswalk when he was struck by a white sedan. The impact crushed the wheelchair and Noel was sent to a...
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Jim Cunningham
May 14, 2018 - 1:11 pm
Kansas City, MO - The Kansas City Police Department is looking to make some changes to the style of uniforms its officers have been wearing since the 1980s. The heavy shirt and wool pants just aren't conducive to the warm weather in Kansas City, says police Captain Donald Jantzen. A 10-person...
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KMBZ News Staff
May 11, 2018 - 4:42 pm
Kansas City, MO - A grand jury has returned with a detailed 71-page review of the conditions, policies and practices at the Jackson County Detention Center - and it doesn't paint a good image. The grand jury writes in its report that it has concern for the safety and security of the corrections...
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