Kansas City

July 20, 2018 - 9:06 pm
Two luminaries in the democrat socialist movement — one its national leader, the other its new star — descended on solidly Republican Kansas on Friday, taking their emboldened liberal message to an unlikely testing ground before next month's congressional primaries. Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders and...
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July 15, 2018 - 1:50 pm
Three Kansas city police offers were shot Sunday afternoon. The shootings happened just before noon on Sunday. Three Kansas City police officers were shot near Highway 40 and Manchester. The officers have been taken to a Kansas City hospital where they are all expected to recover. A KCPD...
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July 15, 2018 - 10:31 am
The amount of water being released into the lower Missouri River will likely remain above normal throughout the summer and fall to reduce the amount of water held in reservoirs along the river. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers increased the amount of water being released from Gavins Point Dam on...
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July 12, 2018 - 8:27 pm
A Kansas water park plans to tear down a giant water slide on which a boy died in 2016. An attorney representing an affiliate of Kansas City, Kansas, park operator Schlitterbahn said Thursday that the 17-story slide called Verruckt would start coming down about a week after Labor Day. Attorney...
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July 12, 2018 - 7:36 pm
A radio station that was planning a "Sausage Party" across the street from the Kansas City hotel where Vice President Mike Pence was speaking to protest his position on LGBTQ issues wasn't able to provide the hot dogs it promised. The Kansas City Health Department informed the Radio station 96.5...
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July 11, 2018 - 5:57 pm
A teenager who recently arrived with his family to the U.S. as refugees from Myanmar has drowned in a lake outside Kansas City. Om Kee Hata, 17, drowned Friday while swimming with friends in Hillsdale Lake. Miami County Capt. Mike Talcott says the death was an accident and that the teen "got tired...
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July 10, 2018 - 7:05 pm
Four rides remain closed more than a month after at a Kansas water park where a boy was decapitated opened for the season. The Kansas City Star reports permits for four rides at the Schlitterbahn water park in Kansas City, Kansas, expired July 1 and it's unclear when they will reopen. The four...
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July 10, 2018 - 6:54 pm
Federal prosecutors say a Coffeyville woman pleaded guilty to stealing $150,000 from a customer at a bank where she worked. U.S. Attorney Stephen McCallister said in a news release Tuesday that Phyllis Lanning, 61, pleaded guilty to one count of mail fraud. Lanning admitted that while she worked...
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July 09, 2018 - 9:06 pm
Federal prosecutors say a former Kansas certified public accountant has pleaded guilty to filing false tax returns. U.S. Attorney Stephen McCallister said Robert Purinton, 70, of Fountain Hills, Arizona, was sentenced Monday to one year and one day in jail. He also was ordered to pay the cost of...
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July 05, 2018 - 7:57 pm
A former Crawford County deputy alleges in a lawsuit she was fired after the sheriff told her she was too old and too feeble to do the job. Mary Mays spent more than 20 years at the sheriff's office before she was fired last fall after failing a firearms test. The lawsuit alleges younger deputies...
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