Kansas City

February 23, 2019 - 6:25 pm
Police say a man has been shot to death in in Kansas City, Kansas. Police say in a news release that the shooting happened shortly after 1:30 a.m. Saturday, when officers responding to the shooting found a man in the 200 block of Kindleberger Road. Police say the man had been shot multiple times...
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February 22, 2019 - 8:27 pm
A judge has dismissed criminal charges against a Kansas water park owner and the designer of a 17-story slide on which a boy was decapitated in 2016. The Kansas City Star reports that Wyandotte County Judge Robert Burns found Friday that state prosecutors showed grand jurors inadmissible evidence...
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February 22, 2019 - 3:49 pm
A federal judge in Kansas has frozen the assets of a sect that faced a $7.9 million judgment last year for human trafficking. Judge Julie Robinson found that members of what was formerly known as the United Nation of Islam fraudulently transferred assets to nonprofit groups they created. The judge...
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February 22, 2019 - 12:22 pm
A Kansas City television station, KSHB, is reporting that a Wyandotte County judge has dismissed all charges against Schlitterbahn Waterpark officials, saying he found multiple abuses by the Kansas Attorney General's Office in the grand jury process. The charges stemmed from the August 2016 death...
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February 19, 2019 - 1:45 pm
An employee of a clothing and shoe store in a suburban Kansas City shopping mall no longer has a job after a confrontation with a teen wearing a "Make America Great Again" baseball cap. A video that shows part of Saturday's encounter at a Vans Off the Wall store in Overland Park, Kansas, was posted...
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February 13, 2019 - 10:49 am
A Wichita girl has died just days after going home following a 457-day hospital stay. The Kansas City Star reports that Zei Uwadia's mother says her daughter died Tuesday, less than two weeks after returning to Wichita . She left Children's Mercy Hospital in Kansas City, Missouri, on Jan. 31st — a...
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February 12, 2019 - 7:33 pm
A fire at a Planned Parenthood clinic in Columbia, Missouri, was intentionally set and is being investigated as a possible hate crime, the FBI said in a statement Tuesday. The agency also said it is offering a $10,000 reward for information leading to an arrest and conviction of anyone responsible...
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February 08, 2019 - 9:10 pm
Developers of a new single-terminal airport in Kansas City say the project will be completed for less than originally expected. Airline and city aviation officials said Thursday the airport will be built for $1.5 billion, rather than $1.64 billion. The Kansas City Star reports that news came a day...
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February 08, 2019 - 8:03 am
Newly released records for a Kansas City police unit that failed to properly investigate 149 cases of crimes against children shows that the mishandled cases included reports of sodomy, rape and child abuse. The Kansas City Star reports that police released the heavily redacted incident reports for...
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February 06, 2019 - 7:12 pm
Kansas City, Kansas, fire officials say woman and a dog died in a house fire. Assistant Fire Chief Morris Lechter says a man was able to escape the fire early Wednesday. The house was engulfed in flames when firefighters arrived. The woman and dog were discovered after firefighters knocked down the...
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