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Restaurant owner sentenced for claiming to pay minimum wage

KANSAS CITY, Kan. - The owner of a suburban Kansas City restaurant was sentenced to 10 months in federal prison for falsely claiming he was paying his workers minimum wage. U.S. Attorney Stephen McAllister announced Tuesday that 39-year-old Yong Lin, of Overland Park, was sentenced for falsifying re

FOX4KC.COM - 2018-11-14 14:38:12

‘TIL THE CLOCK SAYS ZERO: Smithville beats Platte County in district title game

The belief didn’t seem to extend far outside of the inner circle when the season began.Win by win, Platte County quieted the doubters behind a group of players intent on following up last season’s unprecedented Class 4 success and adding to the program’s tradition. The senior class included three-ye

PLATTECOUNTYCITIZEN.COM - 2018-11-14 00:00:00

Jackson County will no longer prosecute marijuana possession cases

KANSAS CITY, Mo. —The Jackson County Prosecutor’s Office announced Tuesday it will no longer pursue marijuana possession cases, with some exceptions.

KSHB.COM - 2018-11-13 18:49:51

Police: Man kills friend, then himself in Kansas City suburb

SHAWNEE, Kan. (AP) — Authorities say a man has fatally shot a Missouri woman and then killed himself near a suburban Kansas City park.The Kansas City Starreports that police in Shawnee, Kansas, identified the woman as 27-year-old Courtney Bivins, of Kansas City, Missouri. Bivins was shot by 34-year-

HERALDCOURIER.COM - 2018-11-14 13:23:06

Missouri hunters had banner firearms opening weekend, harvesting nearly 100,000 deer

This past weekend, Missouri hunters culled nearly 100,000 deer from the state’s herd — setting a new firearms opening weekend record.

KANSAS CITY STAR - 2018-11-14 05:30:00

Chiefs fans frustrated after paying thousands to travel to relocated Mexico City game

“We’ve got the tickets, the airfare, hotel, airport transfers,” she told 41 Action News. “We usually take a trip over Thanksgiving week. This was perfect. It was huge. We’ve never gone to an away Chiefs game before.”

KSHB.COM - 2018-11-14 04:34:35

Two men suffer life-threatening injuries after assault, Kansas City police say

KANSAS CITY, Mo.— Two men are fighting for their lives after they were severely assaulted and left overnight near Fremont Avenue and 38th Street, according to Kansas City police.

KSHB.COM - 2018-11-14 17:52:48

Infant shot in Kansas City, Kansas house shooting

KANSAS CITY, KS (KCTV) -- Officers responding a shooting discovered a 1-year-old had been shot late Tuesday night. The shooting occurred on 13th and Central Avenue around 11 p.m. The child suffered a broken femur and is expected to recover. Police say the injury was inflicted because someone fired m

KCTV 5 - 2018-11-14 12:06:00

Man killed in shooting near 44th and Garfield

KANSAS CITY, Mo. —One man was shot and killed Tuesday night in Kansas City, Missouri.The shooting happened about 6 p.m. near East 44th Street and Garfield Avenue.No word on what led to the deadly violence.Police are looking for a light blue Hyundai seen leaving the scene.This was the 116th homicide

KSHB.COM - 2018-11-14 01:29:19

32-year-old KC man killed in Kansas winery fire officials think he started

The State Fire Marshal said 32-year-old Evan Jolly from Kansas City, Mo., was found dead after a fire the Wyldewood Cellars Winery in Paxico, Kan., approximately an hour and a half drive from the metro.

FOX4KC.COM - 2018-11-13 19:29:47

Chiefs game against Rams in Mexico City moved to LA due to field conditions

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The Chiefs won't be heading to Mexico City this Monday. The game against the Rams has been moved to Los Angeles due to poor field conditions. The NFL confirmed Tuesday what many have been speculating since this weekend. The field at Estadio Aztec in Mexico City didn't meet the le

FOX4KC.COM - 2018-11-13 21:50:02

Two killed in Shawnee murder-suicide identified

KANSAS CITY, Mo.— Shawnee police on Tuesday identified the man and woman killed in an apparentmurder-suicide over the weekend.Joshua Mobley, 34, of Mission, Kansas, shot and killed Courtney Bivins, 27, of Kansas City, Missouri, before shooting and killing himself, police said in a news release.The i

KSHB.COM - 2018-11-13 20:13:43

The Kansas City police were called to a scene where a male later died

The Kansas City police are investigating a shooting located at East 45th Street and Garfield Avenue.KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) – The Kansas City police were called to a scene where gun shots were heard.When officers arrived on the scene, an adult male was outside the residence with gunshot wounds.The ma

KCTV 5 - 2018-11-14 00:49:00

Man found shot, killed near 30th, Holmes in Kansas City

KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) -- Authorities are investigating a man was shot and killed late Monday evening on the city's east side.Officers were called just before 11 p.m. Monday to the 3000 block of Holmes Street.When they arrived on scene, they found a man dead outside a home suffering from gunshot wou

KCTV 5 - 2018-11-13 08:07:00

Tires slashed, mirrors broken on 30 cars in Liberty overnight

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Approximately 30 cars had their tires slashed or outside mirrors broken off in Liberty's Claywoods neighborhood Monday. According to a statement from the city, officials believe two suspects in a red hatchback, possibly a Ford Focus, vandalized cars parked on the street between 2


Police investigate series of broken car mirrors, slashed tires in Liberty subdivision

LIBERTY, MO (KCTV) -- Authorities are investigating after more than two dozen cars were vandalized early Monday morning in a Northland subdivision. Liberty police were called about 7:40 a.m. Monday to the Claywoods neighborhood near Lillian Schumacher Elementray School regarding car vandalism. The s


Light snow causes several accidents, 2 deaths in Kansas City

KANSAS CITY, MO (AP) - A light but persistent snow caused two deaths and numerous accidents in Kansas City, and caused several school closings in mid-Missouri.


Kansas City Health Department pours bleach on food meant for homeless, cites lack of permit

"E. coli or salmonella or listeria can grow in the food," department director Rex Archertold Fox 32, a local news station. "And then you give that to homeless people who are more vulnerable, they will end up in the ER and even die from that exposure."

THE HILL - 2018-11-13 14:17:23

Blue Bell Ice Cream is returning to KC, Kansas City distribution facility will also reopen

“It has always been our goal to return to Kansas City, and we believe that we are in a great position to expand our sales territory next year,” said Jimmy Lawhorn, vice president of sales and marketing for Blue Bell. “Currently, you can purchase Blue Bell in the southeastern corner of Kansas and sou

FOX4KC.COM - 2018-11-13 12:55:07

Woman killed in Overland Park house fire told police she feared for her safety

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. -- Authorities have yet to release any information about what might have caused a deadly Overland Park house fire, but court documents reveal the woman killed feared for her safety in the weeks leading up to the fire.