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November 29, 2019 - 10:26 pm
Authorities in Kansas and Missouri are investigating an officer-involved fatal shooting after a police pursuit in both states. The Kansas Bureau of Investigation says that an officer from the Pittsburg Police Department attempted a traffic stop early Friday morning because the license tag was...
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November 29, 2019 - 4:20 pm
After a year that has seen some of the worst flooding ever in parts of the Midwest, concern is already rising that the spring of 2020 may bring more high water to places that still haven’t fully recovered. Flooding ravaged much of the Missouri and Mississippi River basins and their tributaries...
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November 26, 2019 - 6:06 pm
A Kansas man has been charged with sexually assaulting a student at a Missouri school where he taught and coached. Nicholas Popejoy, 28, of Arma, Kansas, pleaded not guilty Monday to statutory sodomy or attempted statutory sodomy of someone under the age of 14. His attorney, Teresa Grantham, didn’t...
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November 25, 2019 - 7:47 pm
A judge has ruled that it isn’t unconstitutional for Missouri health officials to encourage families to vaccinate their children in a form they must complete to get a religious exemption. Senior U.S. District Judge Howard Sachs wrote in Friday’s ruling that the state’s freedom to advocate...
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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 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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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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October 23, 2019 - 7:44 pm
Court documents say a woman who was convicted of a deadly 2002 drunken driving crash in Kansas was high on meth when she was caught driving on the wrong side of a Missouri highway with two children in her vehicle. Ginny Klitzing, 36, is jailed without bond on four felony and two misdemeanor charges...
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October 22, 2019 - 9:33 pm
A former female executive of the Kansas-based movie theater company American Multi-Cinema Inc. alleges in a lawsuit that she was fired in retaliation for asking for equal pay. Tonya Mangels, of Kansas City, Missouri, contends that as vice president of product marketing, she performed the same work...
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