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November 16, 2019 - 9:22 am
A 20-year-old Kansas City man has been charged with involuntary manslaughter after a man was thrown from his pickup truck while it swerved on Interstate 435. Skylar Waddell is also charged with leaving the scene of an accident after the Wednesday death of 48-year-old Steven Norris. The Kansas City...
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November 15, 2019 - 9:07 pm
U.S. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue says he has “absolutely zero regrets” over the decision to move two research agencies' headquarters from Washington, D.C., to Kansas City. Perdue joined government leaders from Kansas and Missouri Friday to tour the new headquarters for the Economic Research...
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November 14, 2019 - 8:23 pm
A Kansas City man previously freed from prison in a case of mistaken identity is facing a possible return to confinement after pleading guilty to illegal possession of a firearm. Richard Anthony Jones, 43, pleaded guilty Thursday. He wasn’t allowed to have weapons because of prior felony...
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November 14, 2019 - 7:23 pm
Two Kansas sheriff’s department employees have been charged over an incident with a jailed inmate, but no details have been released. The Wyandotte County prosecutor’s office announced Thursday that Sgt. David Toland, 47, and Deputy Marcus Johnson, 34, are charged with one misdemeanor count of...
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November 13, 2019 - 7:33 pm
Cerner Corp. has cut 130 jobs, including 60 in the Kansas City area. The layoffs announced Tuesday come after the North Kansas City-based company laid off 255 workers in early September. The health care information technology company said the job reductions comes as it looks for ways to diversify...
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November 04, 2019 - 9:11 pm
Relatives of a Kansas man who was fatally shot by a police officer have settled a wrongful death and civil rights lawsuit for $1 million. The settlement was announced on Monday for the family of Antonio Garcia Jr. Garcia was killed by a Leavenworth officer on July 11, 2017, while sitting in a car...
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A Ford F-150 pickup truck is offered for sale at a dealership.
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November 02, 2019 - 6:51 am
Union workers at Ford will start voting Monday on a proposed four-year contract that includes wage increases and more than $6 billion for investments at 19 plants.
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November 01, 2019 - 7:05 pm
A Republican candidate in a Kansas congressional race is making impeachment an issue against one of her GOP primary opponents. Sara Hart Weir has accused GOP rival Amanda Adkins of remaining "eerily silent" on opposing the impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump. They are seeking the 3rd...
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November 01, 2019 - 6:45 pm
Wyandotte County Sheriff Don Ash says an investigation into an incident at the jail in early September is now complete. Ash told reporters Friday that the Kansas Bureau of Investigations has turned over its findings to the district attorney's office for a charging decision. The sheriff did not...
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October 31, 2019 - 9:37 pm
A Kansas City woman has admitted selling heroin to a Kansas man who later died of an accidental overdose. Valerice Ealom, 50, pleaded guilty Thursday to distributing heroin. She admitted that she sold heroin two days in a row in June 2016 to a man identified in court documents as "J.B." The man's...
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