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More northwest Missouri residents told to evacuate after levee breach
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Residents in three more northwest Missouri communities were told to evacuate Thursday morning after a levee breach. The Atchison County Emergency Management office said that self-evacuations were in place for the Sugar Lake, Winthrop and Missouri Bottom areas after a levee breache
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
Clay County crash injures 2
CLAY COUNTY — A wreck Friday, March 15, resulted in injuries to two men. The wreck, according to a highway patrol crash report, occurred during morning commuting hours around 7:40 a.m. at the intersection of Missouri Highway 92 and Francis Road. The wreck occurred when Brian E. Glaser, 76, of Kansas
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.
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
Tree falls on house in Smithville
SMITHVILLE, MO (KCTV) – A large tree fell on a house in Smithville on Thursday. The local fire department posted about the incident on Facebook at about 1:30 p.m. They said soggy ground and high winds contributed to the incident.
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
Clay County EDC continuesstrategic planning
CLAY COUNTY — A Clay County planning effort is beginning a five-year update with four monthly meetings starting Thursday, March 28, in Gladstone. Sponsored by the Clay County Economic Development Council, the Strategic Initiative began in 2013 to support growth and quality-of-life improvements to wh
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!!!
REPORT: Tyreek Hill Involved In Trade Talks Well Before Child Abuse Allegations
Star wide receivers such as Antonio Brown, DeSean Jackson, and Odell Beckham Jr. have found themselves on different teams this offseason, and another big name apparently surfaced in trade discussions prior to the start of free agency.
Recurrence forcing cancer survivor to try and sell Smithville store
SMITHVILLE, MO (AP/KCTV) -- A two-time breast cancer survivor who opened her own shop to help other patients is now trying to sell her Smithville store after a new and devastating diagnosis.
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.
Search for bank robber prompts warning to stay indoors in O’Fallon, Missouri
O’FALLON, Mo. – Police are asking the public to stay indoors while they search for a bank robber. The robbery happened at around 11:30am at the Reliance Bank in the 2600 block of Highway K. The suspect took off with an undisclosed amount of cash. No one was injured during the robbery.
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.
Queer Eye Did Not Ruin the Jones Sisters' BBQ Business, Thank Goodness
In the third episode of the recently debuted third season of Queer Eye, the Fab Five head to Kansas City to make over two sisters, Mary and Deborah Jones, affectionately referred to as “Shorty” and “Little.” Together, they ran their family joint, Jones Bar-B-Q, for 40 years after their dad died, and
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
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 . . .
K.C. father mourns daughter, granddaughter found dead in Wisconsin, Minnesota
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (WDAF) -- 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
Famed lottery winner Hill dies
Lottery winner and benefactor of Camden Point Mark Hill died late last week. The full obituary for Hill, 59, appears on page A7. There were no public funeral services and the family has requested privacy. Donations in his honor may be made to the Camden Point Fire Protection District, via Hixson-Kle