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January 07, 2019 - 7:07 am
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) - Missouri lawmakers will consider whether to collect sales taxes on online purchases, allow sports gambling and overhaul legislative redistricting when they return for the start of the 2019 session. The annual five-month session begins Wednesday. The Republican-led...
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January 07, 2019 - 6:13 am
A suspect in an attempted carjacking is in a hospital after being shot during a struggle with a Kansas City Police officer Sunday morning. Detectives marked off two crime scenes. First, a woman at 39th Street and Walnut told police an armed man tried to force her out of her vehicle, but a security...
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January 07, 2019 - 5:53 am
The Chiefs will face the Indianapolis Colts this Saturday in the NFL playoffs. The Colts defeated the Houston Texans 21-7 to earn a spot in the next round. They have won nine of their last ten games. Quarterback Andrew Luck has had a good year, throwing for 4,593 yards and 39 touchdowns in the...
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January 04, 2019 - 11:49 am
Manhattan, KS - Senator Pat Roberts (R) will not seek re-election in 2020. Kansas' longest serving Senator made the announcement this morning that he will serve out his current term and will not run for re-election in November 2020. Roberts has spent decades in Congress but faced pressure to step...
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January 04, 2019 - 10:52 am
Kansas City, KS - Police are searching for three men wanted for breaking into the Cabela's store in KCK and stealing firearms early Friday, January 4th. The number of firearms taken was not released. The KC office of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) has joined the KCK...
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January 04, 2019 - 8:04 am
Influenza activity is considered moderate as the U.S. enters the peak of flu season. Flu cases typically ramp up in the coldest months of the year, but things are especially quiet right now, said Tammy Landrum, with the Jackson County Health Department. "We have 268 confirmed cases of flu in...
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January 04, 2019 - 7:19 am
One of the most iconic Kansas City Chiefs players ever is likely headed to the Pro Football Hall of Fame. The NFL announced Tony Gonzalez was included on a list of 15 modern era Hall of Fame finalists that was released Thursday. Gonzalez is credited with using speed and athleticism to transform the...
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January 04, 2019 - 6:27 am
A bill to eliminate property taxes for senior citizens will come up in the next legislative session in Missouri. Republican state representative Bill Kidd of Independence will prefile the measure next week. It is being drafted now and could work one of two ways; an outright waiver of property tax...
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January 03, 2019 - 2:57 pm
Grandview, MO - A 59-year-old man is hospitalized in serious condition after falling through ice on a pond around 10:20 this morning in the 800 block of Lakeview Drive in Grandview, near I-49 and 135th. A 911 call alerted police and firefighters that the man had fallen through. According to...
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January 03, 2019 - 7:37 am
A recently released study shows troubling numbers concerning young people and opioids. Child and teen opioid deaths have nearly tripled over the past 20 years. The staff at Recover Health Services in Kansas City has noticed a sharp uptick in younger people using opioids, said Shawn Holland, team...
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