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May 28, 2019 - 12:24 pm
Kansas City, MO - The potential for destructive weather in the KC Metro is high this Tuesday afternoon and evening, according to the National Weather Service office in Pleasant Hill. A Tornado Watch for the entire KC Metro has been issued until 10pm. A tornado watch has been issued for parts of...
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May 28, 2019 - 7:17 am
The kind of crime scene investigations that fascinate television viewers on shows like CSI and NCIS are taking place every day at the Kansas City Police Crime Lab. Three fourths of the employees of the crime lab are women, and getting a job there is not easy. "I'd taken most of my chemistry classes...
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May 28, 2019 - 6:34 am
Police in Kansas City, Missouri say a suspect broke loose multiple times and tried to flee before an officer shot him to death. The suspect, identified as 30-year-old Terrance Bridges, was believed to have been involved in an armed auto theft in the 7000 block of Bellefontaine Avenue. Police told...
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May 28, 2019 - 5:44 am
The governors of Kansas and Missouri decided to bring in help from their National Guards because of ongoing severe weather that has caused floods and tornado damage. In Kansas, 49 of the state's 105 counties are part of Gov. Laura Kelly's disaster declaration. The governor has also asked for...
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May 24, 2019 - 10:15 am
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Former Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens will return to the Navy but not as one of the elite Navy SEAL team. The Kansas City Star reports Greitens will return to the Navy as an officer assigned to the Navy Operation Support Center in St. Louis. He will be designated as a general...
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May 24, 2019 - 7:15 am
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) - Kansas has agreed to pay $1.03 million to a man who spent nearly 16 years in prison after being wrongly convicted of the 1999 kidnapping, rape and murder of a 14-year-old girl. Attorney General Derek Schmidt announced in a news release Thursday Kansas resolved the second lawsuit...
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May 24, 2019 - 6:50 am
As it deals with slipping attendance and lower television ratings, NASCAR is looking for a makeover, and owning the Kansas Speedway could be part of that effort. The race track opened in 2001, and it is owned by the International Speedway Corporation (ISC). The venue hosts two NASCAR Cup races each...
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May 24, 2019 - 6:26 am
Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt issued a warning to citizens about price gouging in the aftermath of Wednesday's destructive tornadoes. The state is also dealing with damage from floods, hail and wind damage. It is important to make sure people who are down on their luck are not taken...
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May 23, 2019 - 4:00 pm
Update 23May19 16:00 Kansas City, MO - Brandon Howell will serve life in prison, fives times over, for the death of five people in South Kansas City in September 2014. A Jackson County judge sentenced Howell today, handing down five life sentences. Assistant Prosecuting Attorney Lauren Barrett...
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May 23, 2019 - 1:27 pm
WEST POINT, N.Y. (AP) — The class of cadets preparing to jubilantly toss their caps in the air at the U.S. Military Academy's graduation ceremony Saturday includes 34 black women, a record number that's a sign of concerted efforts to diversify West Point's Long Gray Line. West Point remains mostly...
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