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July 19, 2019 - 9:25 pm
A 50-year-old Neosho woman who pleaded guilty to abandoning the corpse of an Arkansas man was given a four-year suspended sentence. Christy Garcia pleaded guilty Wednesday to abandonment of a corpse and was put on five years of supervised probation. Prosecutors say Garcia didn't notify authorities...
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FILE - In this May 13, 2019, file photo, New York City police officer Daniel Pantaleo leaves his house in Staten Island, N.Y. Time is running out for federal prosecutors to take action in the 2014 death of Eric Garner, the unarmed black man heard on video crying "I can't breathe" after Pantaleo put him in an apparent chokehold. (AP Photo/Eduardo Munoz Alvarez, File)
July 15, 2019 - 9:19 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — After nearly five years, federal authorities are signaling they may have concluded their investigation into the death of Eric Garner, the unarmed black man heard on video crying "I can't breathe" after a white New York City police officer put him in an apparent chokehold. The office...
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July 15, 2019 - 8:54 pm
The Kansas City Royals are planning to extend the netting at Kauffman Stadium to better protect fans. The decision comes after a fan was hit by a ball Sunday during the Royals' game against the Detroit Tigers. Spokesman Toby Cook told KSHB-TV the girl was kept at a hospital overnight for...
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July 12, 2019 - 7:13 pm
Fans may soon be able to buy used Arrowhead Stadium seats, possibly before the end of the Kansas City Chief's preseason next month. Jackson County is set to approve a contract that would allow those sales. Under the proposal, seats with Arrowhead logos on their metal end caps would sell for $399 a...
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Missouri Department of Transportation, Kansas City District via AP
July 11, 2019 - 11:18 pm
A tractor-trailer hauling pig intestine has dumped its load across a downtown highway in Kansas City, Missouri. The Missouri Department of Transportation tweeted that at least three lanes of westbound Interstate 670 were closed Thursday because of the spill, and that an emergency response truck...
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July 11, 2019 - 6:56 pm
Authorities say a pilot killed when his small plane crashed into a western Missouri grain bin had experienced engine problems. The National Transportation Safety Board said in its preliminary report that the right engine becane stuck as John McConnell Jr.. 80, descended toward an airport in the...
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July 08, 2019 - 7:58 pm
Police in Kansas City, Missouri, are investigating four recent deaths as homicides, including the shooting of a woman riding in a vehicle. Police said Ki'essence Pelton, 25, was pronounced dead at a hospital early Sunday morning. They said the driver of the vehicle in which she was riding took her...
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July 05, 2019 - 7:18 pm
Authorities in Kansas City, Missouri, believe fireworks are to blame for a Fourth of July blaze at a home that sent two firefighters to the hospital with minor injuries. Deputy Fire Chief Jimmy Walker said two firefighters received burns on their ears and necks in fighting a fire at a two-story...
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July 03, 2019 - 8:22 pm
Authorities suspect foul play in the death of a man who was assaulted and shot at less than two months ago at a suburban Kansas City home where a man's dismembered remains were found. The body of Floyd Wood, 56, was discovered Monday night in the Kansas City suburb of Claycomo. Police haven't said...
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July 03, 2019 - 6:53 pm
Missouri political aides are warning that a state income tax cut is probably off the table next year after revenues fell short of their target. Preliminary figures show tax money flowing into state coffers during the most recent fiscal year grew by just under $100 million for the second time since...
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