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Police identify 3-year-old boy hit, killed by utility truck in downtown KC
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Police have released the name of the 3-year-old boy who died after being hit by a utility truck in downtown KC. The horrifying moment happened right in front of the child’s dad, near 11th & Grand around 1:30 p.m. Wednesday. The little boy has been identified as Jayden Courtney of
Corps Defends Water Releases on Missouri River
Omaha, NE.—The Army Corps of Engineers is defending its decision to send water down the Missouri River even though it contributed to the Flood of 2019.
Missouri Gov. Mike Parson declares state of emergency amid flooding
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Gov. Mike Parson on Thursday declared a state of emergency in Missouri as flooding conditions continued to worsen along the Missouri River. “The rising floodwaters are affecting more Missouri communities and farms, closing more roads and threatening levees, water treatment plants
Chase involving bank robbery suspect ends in KCK
KANSAS CITY, KS (KCTV) – A bank robbery suspect is in custody after a high-speed chase that ended in the parking lot of a Kansas City, Kansas, church. According to police, the man was wanted for a bank robbery that happened Monday in St. Joseph.
Shawnee woman charged in deadly Merriam crash
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A Shawnee, Kansas, woman was charged after a car crash in Merriam, Kansas, left another woman dead and her husband injured. Vicky Walter, 57, is charged with involuntary manslaughter, DUI-aggravated battery, and driving while suspended in Johnson County for the Tuesday incident.
Levee Breach Forces Self-Evacuations In Missouri Near Winthrop, Sugar Lake
A levee has been breached on the east side of the Missouri River across from Atchison, Kansas. The Atchison County Emergency Management announced on its Facebook page that self-evacuations were in place for Sugar Lake, Winthrop and Missouri Bottoms starting around noon Thursday.
University of Missouri Police Officer Fired After Photo Surfaces Of Him Wearing Blackface
University of Missouri Police Officer Marcus Collins was fired hours after admitting that the man wearing blackface in an uncovered photo was him. For the last time (and I know this is not really the last time), it is possible to depict a black person without having to wear Blackface. It’s shockingl
TKC EXCLUSIVE!!! COUNCIL CANDIDATES VIOLATE ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS IN UPCOMING APRIL 2ND KCMO ELECTION!!!
Once again our blog community starts an IMPORTANT STORY CONCERNING KANSAS CITY COUNCIL CANDIDATES AND THEIR TAX TROUBLES. HALF THE CANDIDATES IN KANSAS CITY 3RD DISTRICT OWE BACK TAXES!!!
UPDATE: Missing 53-year-old man with dementia found safe, police say
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Kansas City police are searching for a missing 53-year-old man with dementia. Police say Frank Danna was last seen around 11:25 a.m. Thursday leaving his home near Indiana and Anderson avenues. He was wearing a black polo shirt with green stripes and blue jeans and driving a gray
Shawnee man wins $50 million with Mega Millions ticket he bought while getting gas in KC
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A Shawnee, Kansas man who stopped to get gas and a Mega Millions ticket in Kansas City, Missouri is $50 million richer. According to a news release from the Missouri Lottery, Hira Singh just claimed the jackpot in Jefferson City.
Shawnee, Kansas man claims $50M lotto prize
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A Shawnee, Kansas, man has come forward to claim a $50 million Mega Millions jackpot prize from the March 12 drawing. Hira Singh said he bought the winning ticket — it matched all six numbers drawn — at the QuikTrip at 6641 E. Truman Road in Kansas City.
Richmond police investigate dead body spotted from school bus
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A child on a school bus spotted a dead man in a ditch Wednesday afternoon in Richmond, Missouri. The bus was taking children home from school when the child spotted the body near Missouri 13 and Crispin Street. The child then called her mother, who called police.
Kansas City Water Tastes Like Sewage As We Await EPIC Flooding Comeback
The great flood of 1951 put a great deal of this town underwater and already it looks like locals are watching the rising tide threaten rural areas and move toward the metro. The word on the funky water . . .
After 4 years, slaying in Kansas City remains unsolved and police ask for help
Kansas City police have asked for the public’s help in solving a cold case homicide that occurred nearly four years ago in a residential neighborhood just east of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard, which was then called The Paseo.
Couple That Adopts 4 Abused Siblings Which Were About To Be Split Up Brings Judge To Tears
Four Siblings – Alisia, Bradley, Cody, and Emma – had been through a lot in life but through it all, at least they had each other. They came from an Overland Park home in Kansas. The marriage of their biological parents failed early then substance abuse and neglect followed.
Prosecutors drop human trafficking charges against Overland Park man
LENEXA, Kan. — A man who was facing human trafficking and commercial exploitation charges in Johnson County is out of jail and no longer suspect in this case. Antonio Felmming, 36, was arrested on February 1 and released on March 13.
KC father mourns daughter, granddaughter found dead in Wisconsin, Minnesota
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- A Kansas City father is now mourning his daughter and granddaughter after they were found dead up north. Hank Robinson held back tears Wednesday afternoon as he flipped through pictures on his cell phone of two people he treasured: his 24-year-old daughter, Sierra Robinson, and h
Payless ShoeSource to close store on Shawnee Mission Parkway
In the midst of bankruptcy and store closings nationwide, Payless ShoeSource is closing its location on Shawnee Mission Parkway. Payless is conducting liquidation sales that will continue “until at least the end of March, with most continuing through the end of May,” according to the company’s corpo
Kansas City Riverside Casino Losing Fight
A worthwhile report reminds us that the gaming industry pretty much decimated the local working-class in and around Kansas City as bankruptcies & foreclosures spiked since the rise of the boats . . . Now, there's really no stopping this vice that sells itself by way of education funding, ironically,
The Kansas City Midweek News Overload
Lots of news to check this evening but first a glimpse at a rising star power player hottie who is making a culture shift work for her . . . Rolling Stone: Model Ashley Graham Is Moving the Needle for Size Acceptance -- Plus, she has grand plans for media moguldom.