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October 07, 2019 - 8:46 pm
Missouri man pleads not guilty in missing brothers case KINGSTON, Mo. (AP) — A Missouri man has pleaded not guilty to tampering with a vehicle rented by two missing Wisconsin brothers. Garland Nelson pleaded not guilty during an arraignment Monday. Missouri prosecutors allege Nelson abandoned a...
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FILE - In this March 3, 2019, file photo, Black Lives Matter demonstrator waves a flag on the Edmund Pettus Bridge during the Bloody Sunday commemoration in Selma, Ala. Majorities of Americans across racial lines say white people are treated more fairly than black people by the police, according to a new poll from The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research. The dynamic has played out in the wake of the Black Lives Matter movement, which began in 2014 with the fatal shooting of unarmed 18-year-old Michael Brown by white, former Ferguson, Mo., police officer Darren Wilson. (AP Photo/Julie Bennett, File)
October 02, 2019 - 5:20 pm
Majorities of Americans across racial lines say white people are treated more fairly than black people by the police, according to a new poll from The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research. But the poll finds a disconnect between white Americans who identify disparate treatment...
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September 30, 2019 - 7:58 pm
The former chief executive of a north-central Missouri hospital has agreed to plead guilty to participating in a scheme to submit millions of dollars in fraudulent reimbursement claims to insurance companies for a 15-bed hospital in Unionville. David Lane Byrns, the ex-chief executive of Putnam...
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In this Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2019 photo, Amber Guyger, center, walks flanked by security while arriving for her murder trial at the Frank Crowley Courthouse in downtown Dallas. Security has been ramped up around the white former Dallas police officer’s high-profile trial for murder in the killing of her unarmed black neighbor. The Dallas Police Association says threats have forced the group to hire private security for Guyger and her lawyers. (AP Photo/LM Otero)
September 26, 2019 - 11:07 pm
DALLAS (AP) — Four Texas officers carrying handguns wait in the dim early morning light for a petite 31-year-old woman to arrive. When Amber Guyger emerges from a black SUV, she is guarded by men with dark suits and close-cropped hair. The armed officers join them, forming a perimeter around Guyger...
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September 17, 2019 - 7:42 pm
A surgeon accused of mishandling surgeries in Missouri is banned from the operating room of the Wichita Veteran Affairs hospital while his work is being reviewed. Veteran Affair's banned urologist Christel Wambi-Kiesse from doing surgeries at the Robert Dole VA Medical Center in Wichita after...
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September 16, 2019 - 5:48 pm
There may be a cease-fire, but the economic "border war" involving the use of incentives to lure jobs across the state line in the Kansas City area isn't exactly over. Missouri officials say they plan to award $62 million in incentives to the Overland Park, Kansas-based financial firm Waddell...
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September 09, 2019 - 8:43 pm
The longtime music director for the Kansas City Symphony will leave his position, but not for a few years. The symphony on Monday announced that Michael Stern will step down at the end of the 2022-23 season. After that, he will become music director laureate. A news release from the symphony also...
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September 04, 2019 - 6:54 pm
Cerner Corp. will lay off 255 workers as part of a wider effort to cut costs. Cerner officials said the layoffs will occur in the Kansas City area and across the country. The affected employees were told Wednesday that their last official day will be Nov. 5. The health care technologies company is...
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Director Nate Parker, left, and actor Shane Paul McGhie pose for photographers at the photo call for the film 'American Skin' at the 76th edition of the Venice Film Festival in Venice, Italy, Sunday, Sept. 1, 2019. (Photo by Joel C Ryan/Invision/AP)
September 01, 2019 - 11:04 am
VENICE, Italy (AP) — Three years ago, filmmaker Nate Parker came under scrutiny for a rape allegation from his college days that essentially derailed the release of his Nat Turner film "The Birth of a Nation." Now, with a new film about police brutality debuting at the Venice Film International...
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August 30, 2019 - 6:06 pm
David Glass and his family on Friday announced the sale of the Kansas City Royals to an ownership group led by local entrepreneur John Sherman in a deal expected to be worth about $1 billion. The Royals announced the sale just days after word began to leak that the Sherman group was closing in on...
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