Missouri

FILE - In this Aug. 20, 2014, file photo, protesters march in the street as lightning flashes in the distance in Ferguson, Mo. Michael Brown's death on Aug. 9, 2014, at the hands of a white Missouri police officer stands as a seismic moment of race relations in America. The fledgling Black Lives Matter movement found its voice, police departments fell under intense scrutiny, progressive prosecutors were elected and court policies revised. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson, File)
August 08, 2019 - 8:01 pm
FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — Michael Brown's death at the hands of a white Missouri police officer stands as a seismic moment in American race relations. The fledgling Black Lives Matter movement found its voice, police departments fell under intense scrutiny, progressive prosecutors were elected and court...
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August 08, 2019 - 6:55 pm
The Kansas City Chiefs agreed to terms with cornerback Morris Claiborne on a one-year deal Thursday to fortify a thin and unproven backfield, a person familiar with the negotiations told The Associated Press. The person, who said the deal could be worth about $3 million with incentives, spoke to...
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August 08, 2019 - 6:19 pm
The owner of a Kansas City day care center was sentenced to federal prison for fraudulently receiving more than $556,000 in benefits. Sharif Karie, 41, of Olathe, Kansas, was sentenced Thursday to four years and 10 months without parole. He was convicted in January of nearly 30 counts, including...
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August 08, 2019 - 6:14 pm
The FBI says two juveniles and 35 adults in the greater Kansas City area were rescued from alleged commercial sex trafficking operations as part of a nationwide roundup. The FBI coordinated the national effort throughout July. The agency says the operation resulted in the identification or recovery...
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In this Aug. 2, 2019, photo, Michael Brown Sr., father of Michael Brown, who was killed on Aug. 9, 2014, by a white police officer, speaks during an interview in St. Louis. In the aftermath of the shooting, Brown Sr. said he was so angry that every time he spoke he "started feeling changes” in his body. He eventually turned the anger into activism and today works with youth and counsels others who have lost loved ones to violence. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)
August 08, 2019 - 6:47 am
FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — Mayor James Knowles III was doing volunteer cleanup work at the Ferguson Farmers Market when he got a phone call that a teenager had been fatally shot by a police officer . Videographer Chris Phillips, who lived in the apartment complex where 18-year-old Michael Brown was...
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August 07, 2019 - 6:33 pm
Utility crews are working to restore power in parts of Kansas and Missouri after strong storms swept through, bringing wind gusts that downed lines. A thunderstorm Wednesday morning initially left about 4,000 Westar Energy customers without power in eastern Kansas. By midday, all but a few hundred...
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August 05, 2019 - 8:57 pm
The back stories of safety Tyrann Mathieu and defensive end Frank Clark are remarkably similar, starting with their rocky rides through college and right into their NFL stardom. So it makes sense that the Kansas City Chiefs are counting on both of them to provide not only playmaking but also...
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August 05, 2019 - 6:33 pm
U.S. Rep. Chris Smith, (R- New Jersey), has introduced legislation to create a commission to study exertional heat strokes in athletes after a player from his district died at Garden City Community College in Kansas. Smith, proposed the bill Friday to honor Braeden Bradforth,19, of Neptune, New...
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August 02, 2019 - 5:57 pm
Kansas Gov. Laura Kelly has signed an executive order aimed at ending a long-standing "border war" with Missouri over existing jobs in the Kansas City area. But the order that Kelly issued Friday suggests the truce may be shaky. Kelly's order pledges that Kansas won't use economic development...
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July 29, 2019 - 9:14 pm
A third Kansas man has been sentenced to 15 years in prison for his role in the death of a Joplin, Missouri, man during a robbery. Twenty-one-year-old Azaiah Forester, of Columbus, Kansas, was sentenced Monday in the fatal shooting of Taven Williams, 21, in January 2017. Williams was killed when...
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