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Michael Ronnebaum
July 25, 2017 - 6:50 am
Kansas CIty, MO - The discovery last weekend of a sweltering, hot semi trailer full of dead and dying immigrants outside a San Antonio Walmart store sheds fresh light on the problem of human smuggling and trafficking in the United States. The International Labor Organization estimates that...
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Bill Grady
July 25, 2017 - 6:31 am
Parkville, MO - A major scientific find at Park University serves as a reminder that much of the Kansas City Northland was a swamp millions of years ago. An amateur paleontologist found a fossil of a 300,000,000-year-old plant on the edge of the woods, adjacent to the school's main campus. The...
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Jim Cunningham
July 25, 2017 - 6:09 am
Kansas City, MO - After more than five decades of service a Northland mechanic is saying goodbye to his customers. Pete Diaz, 76, is retiring. Soon, younger brother John will take over the operation of Pete's Auto Service at 6400 N Oak Trafficway. Letting go of the family business is a bittersweet...
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Major Rick Smith of KCPD and Chief Keith Humphrey of Norman, OK, PD
Bill Grady
July 20, 2017 - 12:28 pm
Two finalists have been named for Kansas City's Chief of Police: Major Rick Smith of KCPD and Chief Keith Humphrey of Norman, Oklahoma police. The two men were among 42 candidates who applied. The list was narrowed down to 32 that qualified under Missouri statute, all of whom were interviewed by a...
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Marc LaVoie
July 20, 2017 - 8:49 am
The Kansas City Police Department asked for help in locating the parents or guardians of a little girl who was found alone near 119th and Drury. Police Sgt. Kari Thompson released a statement at about 9:15 a.m. saying they had located a grandparent. KCPD officials were not able to offer details...
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July 19, 2017 - 12:30 pm
Kansas City, MO - A Red-tailed Hawk is being nursed back to health after being struck by a car near 61st and Ward Parkway. The two-year-old male raptor suffered injuries to its head and a wing. After being hit the bird hobbled to a flower bed of a nearby home. Animal Control officers were called in...
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Jim Cunningham
July 19, 2017 - 7:16 am
It can be difficult to mow the lawn when temperatures approach triple digits and it can be downright dangerous for people who cut grass eight hours a day. The heat index, a combination of temperature and humidity, was expected to reach 105 to 110 degrees on Wednesday. It helps to get up extra early...
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