Missouri

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June 10, 2017 - 11:05 am
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Kansas City's landmark national World War I museum and towering memorial have received a nearly $2 million gift. The museum says the grant from the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation already has helped hire a new senior vice president of the museum and will provide for...
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June 09, 2017 - 8:53 pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A Kansas man charged with fatally shooting an Indian national at a suburban Kansas City bar has been indicted on federal hate crime and firearms charges. The Justice Department announced Friday that Adam Purinton, of Olathe, Kansas, was indicted by a federal grand jury. The...
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June 08, 2017 - 7:43 pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Kansas City, Missouri, is planning to expand its curfew plans to city parks and trails after several recent homicides that occurred on or near them sparked concerns. The Kansas City Star reports that the ordinance was approved Wednesday by the City Council's Neighborhoods...
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May 25, 2017 - 2:38 pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (KNSS) - People shopping for insurance through the Affordable Care Act in yet more regions will be facing higher prices and fewer choices next year as insurance companies lay out their early plans for 2018. Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina is asking regulators for a 23...
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May 24, 2017 - 2:38 pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Blue Cross Blue Shield of Kansas City is pulling out of the federal health care exchanges in Kansas and Missouri next year because of mounting financial losses. The company's announcement Wednesday makes it just the latest insurer to drop out of the government-backed...
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May 11, 2017 - 11:39 pm
KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Missouri state records show an emaciated boy whose father later killed him and fed his remains to the family's pigs told authorities he was being abused. Adrian Jones was 5 years old in July 2013 when he told a Missouri Children's Division worker and police officer that a "...
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May 11, 2017 - 8:02 pm
FAIR GROVE, Mo. (AP) — An Missouri man has been charged with second-degree rape about three months after committing to play football at a college in Kansas. The Springfield News-Leader reports that Austin Fodge, 18, was charged Saturday. Investigators allege he forced himself on a woman in April. A...
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May 07, 2017 - 7:18 pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Kansas City, Missouri, police are looking for a vehicle they say fled after fatally hitting a man who had been involved in an earlier accident. Police say the victim died at the scene shortly after 1 a.m. Saturday on Interstate 435. Investigators say he was hit when he got...
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April 14, 2017 - 9:17 pm
KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Authorities have identified a man whose body was found in Kansas City, Kansas, as a Missouri man missing since April 4. Police say the body found April 7 in the Fairfax District was Cristian Escutia, 19, of Kansas City. The day he went missing, witnesses told police they...
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April 07, 2017 - 6:01 pm
1 of 2 bodies found by missing Missouri woman's relatives, identified KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Kansas City police say a body found by a family searching for a missing Missouri woman was that of a Kansas man. Police announced Friday the body was that of Dante Jamal Jefferson, 19, of Merriam. The...
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