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January 22, 2020 - 8:21 pm
A California man was sentenced to five years in federal prison without parole for his role in a scheme to cash more than $447,000 in stolen refund checks.
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KNSS News
January 17, 2020 - 10:03 pm
Former Walmart Inc. chief executive David Glass, who owned the Kansas City Royals for nearly two decades before selling the franchise last fall, died last week of complications from pneumonia. He was 84. The Glass family said the businessman died Jan. 9. He had been dealing with health issues for...
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In this Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2020, photo, Belith Ariza, a barista trainer at Starbucks, opens the doors to the community meeting space at a local Starbucks Community Store, in Phoenix. The Seattle-based company plans to open or remodel 85 stores by 2025 in rural and urban communities across the U.S. That will bring to 100 the total number of community stores Starbucks has opened since it announced the program in 2015. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)
KNSS News
January 16, 2020 - 7:07 pm
DETROIT (AP) — Starbucks has a point to prove: There's more to the company than selling $4 lattes to rich people. The Seattle-based coffee giant that has cultivated a reputation for being socially responsible said Thursday it is expanding its effort to put more coffee shops — and create more jobs...
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January 15, 2020 - 10:07 pm
Court records say an actress accused of killing her mom in suburban Kansas City told 911 operators and police that she was acting in self-defense. But medical examiners found no signs to support her claims. Mollie Fitzgerald, 38, had a small role in the movie “Captain America: The First Avenger.”...
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Baltimore State's Attorney Marilyn Mosby, center, speaks at a rally outside the Mel Carnahan Courthouse in St. Louis on Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2020, with several other African-American female prosecutors in support of Circuit Attorney Kimberly M. Gardner in her efforts to reform the criminal justice system and her suit against the St. Louis police union among others. Gardner has filed a federal civil rights lawsuit accusing the city, the local police union and others of a coordinated and racist conspiracy aimed at forcing her out of office. (Christian Gooden/St. Louis Post-Dispatch via AP)
January 14, 2020 - 3:26 pm
ST. LOUIS (AP) — One day after St. Louis’ top prosecutor filed a federal lawsuit alleging a concerted and racist conspiracy to push her out of office, other black female prosecutors from across the U.S. defended Kim Gardner, saying they’ve faced the same resistance in their own communities. Six...
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KNSS News
January 06, 2020 - 10:26 pm
Hallmark Cards Inc. will cut about 400 jobs worldwide, including 325 at its headquarters of Kansas City, Missouri, the company said Monday. Hallmark will offer buyouts before turning to layoffs. The company said affected workers will receive severance pay and assistance as they seek new jobs. CEO...
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KNSS News
January 03, 2020 - 8:55 pm
A Missouri man whose conviction was overturned after he spent more than two years in prison is suing the federal public defender's office. Aaron Winters, 30, says in his lawsuit that his public defender told him to plead guilty even though he was innocent. Winters was sentenced to 30 months in...
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December 26, 2019 - 1:37 pm
Cynthia Lockhart got the attention of Jackson County, MO administrators when they became aware of her plan to pay off her property tax bill in nickels. A county official informed her the 1,419 rolls of nickels will not be accepted. Watch the latest video at
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KNSS News
December 16, 2019 - 8:57 pm
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers says flooding on the Missouri River in the Kansas City district has officially ended. Col. Bill Hannan, commander of the Kansas City District, announced Monday emergency operations were ending and the district was returning to normal operations. The announcement...
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December 13, 2019 - 8:36 pm
A security guard who claimed he was defending himself when he fatally shot a man outside a Kansas City bar has been convicted of second-degree murder. Christopher Jones, 37, was convicted Thursday in the June 2018 shooting at the Yum Yum Bar & Grill. Prosecutors say Jones and another security...
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