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August 15, 2019 - 8:39 am
A judge has ruled that a man is innocent of two murders in Kansas City for which he was sent to prison more than two decades ago. Ricky Kidd was sentenced to life in prison without parole for the deaths of George Bryant and Oscar Bridges. Kidd told officials he was with his girlfriend at the time...
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August 15, 2019 - 6:57 am
Universal background checks for gun purchases may be on the table when the U.S. Senate returns from the August recess, and Missouri's Roy Blunt appears to be keeping an open mind on the issue. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell wants to consider ideas that could change the way firearms are sold...
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August 15, 2019 - 6:00 am
Here's how to DONATE to the Caring for Kids Radiothon benefiting the Children's Shelter in Kansas City: CALL 913-744-3877 between 7am and 9pm - Thursday, August 15th ONLINE Make a secure donation here. NEW!! Simply dial #250 from your mobile phone - then say outloud "Salvation Army" - you'll then...
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August 15, 2019 - 5:07 am
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- August 16 is designated as the officially unofficial holiday celebrating all things Kansas City. 816 Day, in its second year, will draw crowds up and down the Streetcar Line from Union Station north to the River Market. Sue Patterson, Director of Market and Events for City...
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August 14, 2019 - 10:48 am
Kansas City, MO - The Caring For Kids Radiothon benefiting the Children's Shelter runs Thursday, August 15th from 7am to 9pm. Over the course of three decades, the shelter has taken in more than 7,200 Missouri children who were taken from their homes because of abuse or neglect. The shelter...
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August 14, 2019 - 6:54 am
Police say an Overland Park man they shot and killed had reported to staff at a hotel that he had killed his wife and was heading to the Legends Outlets shopping center. A manager at the Country Inn and Suites near the Kansas Speedway said Charles Pearson walked in around 9:30 a.m. Tuesday and said...
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August 14, 2019 - 5:29 am
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- A farm in Kansas City, Kansas focusing on sustainability and education is a finalist for a $25,000 grant from State Farm. KC Farm School, located just off Gibbs Road in KCK, educates Kansas Cityians young and old about where their food comes from. Alicia Ellingsworth, founder...
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August 14, 2019 - 4:00 am
Kansas City, MO - The problem is not just in the Midwest, as the aging population grows, the struggle to hire and keep personal care providers does too. Over a decade ago, officials warned of the problem, and now with a 54% turnover rate, it's being called an epidemic. Sarah Mudd, President and CEO...
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August 13, 2019 - 2:06 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — CBS and Viacom announced a long-anticipated reunion Tuesday, bringing together their television networks and the Paramount movie studio as traditional media giants bulk up to challenge streaming companies like Netflix. Viacom CEO Bob Bakish, who will become CEO of the combined...
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August 13, 2019 - 8:12 am
Students in the Kansas City Public School District may notice something different on their way back to class -- the district says that 155 of its buses are now powered by propane gas. The buses are noticeably quieter, they cost less to operate and they have low emissions, said Chris Walls, KCPS...
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