Missouri

March 20, 2019 - 10:21 pm
A young boy, 3, is dead after breaking away from his father's hand in downtown Kansas City, Missouri, running into traffic and being struck by a gas company truck. The accident happened around 1:30 p.m. Wednesday. The boy was in critical condition when officers arrived, but died at a hospital. His...
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March 20, 2019 - 10:39 am
Missouri regulators have reversed course and given the go-ahead to one of the nation's largest renewable energy projects. The Grain Belt Express power line approved Wednesday would carry wind power from Kansas on a 780-mile (1,255 kilometer) path across Missouri and Illinois before hooking into a...
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March 20, 2019 - 8:31 am
Passenger rail traffic on a popular Missouri route has been suspended and evacuations continue as the flooding Missouri River busts more levees. Amtrak announced Tuesday that it is temporarily halting its Missouri River Runner Service between Kansas City and St. Louis because freight traffic has...
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March 18, 2019 - 9:06 pm
Hundreds of homes flooded in several Midwestern states after rivers breached at least a dozen levees following heavy rain and snowmelt in the region, authorities said Monday while warning that the flooding was expected to linger. About 200 miles of levees were compromised — either breached or...
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March 18, 2019 - 7:12 pm
The Kansas City region could see severe impact from global warning, and a coalition of leaders from throughout the region is trying to address the issue proactively. The Kansas City Star reports that after an international group of scientists issued a climate report in October, Shawnee, Kansas,...
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Dreamstime
March 17, 2019 - 5:20 am
Authorities were using boats and large vehicles on Saturday to rescue and evacuate residents in parts of the Midwest where a recent deluge of rainwater and snowmelt was sent pouring over frozen ground, overwhelming creeks and rivers, and killing at least one person. The scramble to move people out...
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AP Photo/Ed Zurga
March 13, 2019 - 8:28 pm
The Kansas City Chiefs began free agency Wednesday by cutting one of their most popular players in strong safety Eric Berry, who was a dynamic presence when he was healthy but had missed significant time throughout his care While other teams were touting new additions, the Chiefs announced Berry's...
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March 12, 2019 - 9:03 pm
A Romanian national who used skimming devices on ATMs to steal debit card information has been sentenced to nearly four years in federal prison without parole. Federal prosecutors say David Velcu. 24, also known as Luca Antoni, was in the U.S. illegally when he committed the crimes on ATMs in...
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March 11, 2019 - 7:04 pm
Recent rains have caused rivers to rise across Missouri and Kansas, and with more rain in the forecast, the National Weather Service is predicting minor flooding in several locations. Hydrologists expect flooding along the Mississippi River starting in the next few days at Missouri towns that...
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Dreamstime
March 10, 2019 - 6:52 pm
A Missouri woman was arrested after claiming she shot her boyfriend reenacting a movie scene, according to police. Watch the latest video at
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