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May 31, 2019 - 6:52 am
Kansas City, MO - An unprecedented eight spelling champions won the Scripps National Spelling Bee Thursday night. Kansas and Missouri have had a total of nine champions over the years, including Peg McCarthy, who grew up in Topeka. She was the winner in 1978, at the age of 13. McCarthy grew up in a...
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May 30, 2019 - 2:48 pm
Kansas City, MO - Security cameras installed at at illegal dump sites in the city are capturing images of more serious crimes. Cameras are posted at 17 known dumping locations inside Kansas City from near KCI down to 135th and Prospect on the far south side of the city. The cameras snap photos...
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May 30, 2019 - 7:02 am
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Federal prosecutors in Kansas City say a Lee's Summit woman is among three Kenyan nationals indicted in a marriage fraud conspiracy . The Kansas City Star reports that 35-year-old Nellie Mbote has been charged in a four-count indictment: conspiracy, making false statements,...
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May 30, 2019 - 6:45 am
Linwood, KS - Mark Illausky says he may be down, but he is not out. Illausky owns Free State Growers, a 10-acre complex of greenhouses and other buildings along Highway 32 near Linwood, where an EF-4 tornado passed through Tuesday evening. The storm virtually wiped out one of the largest commercial...
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May 30, 2019 - 6:16 am
Kansas City, MO - The Kansas City Zoo declared a Code Red emergency Wednesday when a young African elephant displayed surprising agility by attempting to climb out of his enclosure. "He found a little ledge, he'd decided to do some exploring, and climbed up to about a four-foot level, and then...
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May 29, 2019 - 4:06 pm
Kansas City, MO - The National Weather Service (NWS) has estimated the tornado that tore through Douglas and Leavenworth Counties was an EF-4 with maximum winds of 170 miles per hour. The tornado began south of Lawrence, Kansas Tuesday afternoon and travelled about 32 miles before lifting in...
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May 29, 2019 - 7:02 am
The National Weather Service says the EF-3 tornado that slammed into Jefferson City traveled 32 miles through central Missouri. The tornado first touched down southwest of Eldon in Miller County Wednesday night, May 22. It proceeded through Cole County and crossed the Missouri River before it...
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May 29, 2019 - 5:16 am
The ACLU of Missouri is seeking a statewide vote on a new law that will ban most abortions starting at eight weeks of pregnancy. The ACLU said Tuesday that it has submitted a referendum petition to the secretary of state's office as a first step toward blocking and potentially repealing the law...
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May 29, 2019 - 4:55 am
The KCK Police Department is joining officers from across Kansas this week, taking part in the annual torch run for Special Olympics. The summer games are Friday through Sunday at Cessna Stadium in Wichita. Kansas Special Olympics Police departments are well represented, said Cougar Gray, who...
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May 29, 2019 - 4:04 am
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - A vicious storm tore through the Kansas City area, spawning tornadoes that downed trees and power lines, damaged homes and injured at least a dozen people in the latest barrage of severe weather that saw tornado warnings as far east as New York City. Parts of Pennsylvania...
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