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November 20, 2018 - 7:43 pm
The family of a teen who was killed in a crash with an off-duty officer outside the stadium where the Kansas City Chiefs play has filed a wrongful death lawsuit. The lawsuit was filed in Jackson County Circuit Court against Terrell Watkins. He was driving a police van to an off-duty security...
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November 16, 2018 - 6:42 pm
Two small airlines are protesting the price tag involved in funding the new single terminal project at Kansas City International Airport. Executives at Spirit and Allegiant airlines outlined their concerns in letters to the Kansas City Council Airport Committee, citing the $1.6 billion project...
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November 07, 2018 - 6:05 pm
A Missouri landlord stumbled upon an unwanted house guest while evicting a tenant: a large alligator in a hot tub. The tenant described the 150 lbs. reptile as "gentle as a puppy" after animal control workers were called to the Kansas City home on Wednesday. The workers also found two boa...
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November 05, 2018 - 10:29 pm
Fox News Channel insisted Sean Hannity would not be part of President Donald Trump's last midterm election rally Monday — but Trump called on Hannity to join him onstage anyway. Hannity appeared on the podium with the president and delivered brief remarks. Another Fox News host, Jeanine Pirro, also...
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October 19, 2018 - 6:58 pm
A Kansas City councilman who is running for mayor has been arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence. Quinton D. Lucas, 34, of Kansas City, Missouri, was arrested early Friday morning in Lawrence. He was released on bond and ordered to appear in municipal court in November on the...
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October 14, 2018 - 11:15 pm
CREVE COEUR, Mo. (AP) — The candy company Mars Inc. is partnering with a suburban St. Louis company in an effort to improve the cacao tree. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that Mars and Benson Hill Biosystems of Creve Coeur, Missouri, are working together in the effort. Benson Hill has a crop-...
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October 12, 2018 - 12:33 pm
A man serving prison time in Kansas for a Wichita murder has been convicted of killing a 15-year-old Missouri girl 34 years ago in the Lake of the Ozarks area. Martin Priest has been convicted of first-degree murder in the death of Tammy Rothganger, who went missing in May 1984 while walking to...
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October 09, 2018 - 6:45 pm
A Missouri man is charged with making a hoax emergency call in Overland Park, Kansas. Johnson County charged Morayonla Olubori Sholaja, 46, of Grandview, Missouri, with one count of giving a false alarm. He is accused of calling 911 with a false claim of an "active shooter" in Overland Park...
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People react outside of City Hall after a jury convicted white Chicago police Officer Jason Van Dyke of second-degree murder in the 2014 shooting of black teenager Laquan McDonald Friday, Oct 5, 2018, in Chicago. Van Dyke, 40, was the first Chicago officer to be charged with murder for an on-duty shooting in about 50 years. He was taken into custody moments after the verdict was read. (AP Photo/Matt Marton)
October 06, 2018 - 9:17 am
A rare scene in the American justice system unfolded Friday in a Chicago courthouse: A white officer stood before a mostly white jury and was convicted of killing a black teenager. It was the second such verdict nationally in two months. Jason Van Dyke's guilty conviction for second-degree murder...
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October 05, 2018 - 6:45 pm
Kansas City developer Dan Lowe says police have recommended setting aside an investigation of a claim made by a former employee that a spy camera was placed under her desk at Legacy Development. Mary Caffrey, of Leawood, Kansas, sued Lowe, Legacy Development and others in May. She alleged that she...
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