Kansas City, Missouri

Bill Grady
March 28, 2018 - 5:51 am
At his seventh state of the city address Tuesday Mayor Sly James said Kansas City is headed in the right direction, but there is a lot more to accomplish. James told a packed house at Plexpod Westport Commons that while the city has taken some big steps forward with KCI and the downtown convention...
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KCMO Fire Department
March 14, 2018 - 3:05 pm
Kansas City, MO - The Kansas City Fire Department celebrated its 150th birthday this morning and introduced a new chief to lead the department. The KCFD was chartered in 1868 and at the time used horse drawn pumpers, but now is on the cutting edge with new technology. New KCFD Chief Gary Reese is a...
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March 06, 2018 - 3:44 pm
Kansas City, MO - Video released by the Kansas City Police department shows a dramatic hit-and-run between a car and a pedestrian in downtown Kansas City. The collision happened on Thursday February 22nd about 5:30pm. Video of Downtown pedestrian hit and run Police are still trying to find the...
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March 06, 2018 - 7:00 am
Some stores at the Kansas City Country Club Plaza closed early Saturday night because of wild crowds of young people. Video recordings by an anonymous store employee shows dozens of young people running along 47th Street, as seen on KMBC Channel 9 News. "Out of nowhere hordes of kids were just...
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Construction equipment is seen at the site of the new Lowe's Hotel in downtown Kansas City
Bill Grady
March 01, 2018 - 12:53 pm
A large crowd gathered at 16th and Baltimore Thursday morning, as the heavy construction equipment rumbled in the background. City leaders and executives with the developers broke ground on the new 800-room Loew's Hotel, which is being built just across from Bartle Hall. Loew's CEO Jonathan Tisch...
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February 12, 2018 - 3:46 pm
Kansas City, MO - A few dozen people gathered outside a McDonalds restaurant at Troost and Cleaver II to demand a minimum wage of $15 an hour. The group was led by Stand Up KC which used the 50th anniversary of the Memphis sanitation strike in 1968 to fuel their demonstration. #KCMO stood with the...
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Kansas City International Airport
February 08, 2018 - 6:00 pm
Kansas City, MO - Late Thursday, the KCMO City Council voted 8-5 to approve the memo of understanding (MOU) between the city and developer Edgemoor to build a single-terminal at the Kansas City International Airport. The MOU passed 8-5. I’m happy, relieved, and, most of all, excited that we can...
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February 08, 2018 - 4:56 am
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - HCA Midwest Health will move its headquarters from Kansas City, Missouri, to Overland Park, Kansas, in the latest move in a business "border war" between the two states. The Kansas City Star reports the company, which owns eight hospitals in the Kansas City area, will...
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February 06, 2018 - 1:21 pm
Kansas City, MO - Construction continues on the repurposed Kemper Arena in the city's West Bottom. Opening is set for September of this year according to developer Steve Foutch. Groundbreaking took place last September on what will become multi-use sports complex for adult and youth sports, that...
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Bill Grady
February 06, 2018 - 5:40 am
An advisory panel thinks it should be easier to have a drink in Kansas City's historic Jazz District. The city has invested more than $25 million to attract businesses to 18th and Vine. But for restaurant and tavern operators there is a stumbling block. Liquor by the drink cannot be served within...
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