Northland

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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Susan Hiland / NKC Schools
KMBZ News Staff
May 09, 2018 - 6:00 am
Kansas City, MO - After decades of living life apart from each other, two high school sweethearts have tied the knot in front of Oak Park High School in the Northland. Tuesday, Philip Adams (class of 87) and Shelly Watkins (class of 89) stood on the front lawn of the school to say their vows as a...
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April 30, 2018 - 2:17 pm
Kansas City, MO - Metro drivers who use the Buck O'Neil Bridge to enter downtown Kansas City will be forced to find another route for the next seven months beginning May 19th. MoDOT will shut down all southbound lanes of the former-Broadway Bridge until December 1st. Workers are doing rehab work to...
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April 26, 2018 - 1:52 pm
There are now 10 cases of measles reported on the Missouri side of the KC Metro. Three of the cases are in children in the Liberty School District. Eighteen cases in Kansas are linked to a separate outbreak that started in a Johnson County day care. Symptoms of measles typically begin with a high...
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Screenland Theaters
Jim Cunningham
February 27, 2018 - 4:07 am
North Kansas City, MO - The 90-year-old Screenland Armour theater is expanding to accomodate more movie showings and longer engagements. The movie house in Northtown has survived while most independent theaters have closed to be replaced by huge multiplexes. Screenland, at 408 Armour Rd. in North...
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KMBC
Marc LaVoie
February 26, 2018 - 4:20 am
A man turned heads for about 90 minutes Sunday as he led police on a chase, riding naked on a four-wheel ATV in the Northland. "Thankfully, we don't see that every day," said Capt. Will Akin, Clay County Sheriff's Office. "It might be comical, but think of all the lives that were put in danger...
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Jim Cunningham
Jim Cunningham
November 14, 2017 - 7:35 am
As Kansas City officials weigh options for fixing or replacing the Buck O'Neil Bridge, there is another concern - increasing traffic north of the river. In 2011, there was an average of 44,000 vehicles a day traveling on I-29 from 152 Highway to 169 Highway. According to the most recent traffic...
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September 22, 2017 - 7:05 am
Kansas City, MO - Northland parents are being warned after several people reported incidents of a man approaching children. A man has been seen touching himself in front of their daughters, according to residents at the Reserve at Barry Apartments in Kansas City, North. Folks at the apartment...
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Jim Cunningham
August 25, 2017 - 6:13 am
A sophomore at Staley High School in Kansas City's Northland is making her mark in cross country running. Alex Hamre is one of the best runners to cross paths with Todd Warner in his 32 years of coaching. Still, Warner admits he was a little surprised when the then-freshman finished 10th in 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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