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Amtrak derailment – live: At least three dead and 50 hurt after train derails in Missouri with 243 on board

Three people have been killed and at least 50 injured when an Amtrak train carrying 243 people derailed after hitting a dump truck in Kansas City, Missouri on Monday.Lt Eric Brown of the Missouri State Highway Patrol said in a press conference that at least three people had died, two of whom were on the train and one of whom was in the truck.The Southwest Chief Train 4 was on its way from Los Angeles to Chicago when it struck a dump truck. The force of the accident caused the train to derail in the town of Mendon around...
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Three people killed after Amtrak train derails in Missouri with 243 onboard

Three people were killed and up to 50 injured when an Amtrak train derailed after hitting a dump truck at a crossing near Kansas City, Missouri, on Monday.Two train passengers and the driver of the truck died in the crash, Cpl Justin Dunn of the Missouri Highway Patrol said at a press conference on Monday afternoon. The Southwest Chief Train 4 was travelling from Los Angeles to Chicago when it collided with a vehicle on tracks at Porsche Prairie Avenue, southwest of Mendon, just before 1pm. Follow our blog for live updatesLaw enforcement from several local counties, air ambulances and...
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Missouri governor puts KCPD spending bill to statewide vote

Missouri Gov. Mike Parson signed a bill Monday increasing the minimum funding requirement for the Kansas City Police Department. The bill, introduced by Republican state Sen. Tony Luetkemeyer, whose district includes Parkville, requires Kansas City to increase its general revenue allocation to the KCPD from 20% to 25% every year. The Kansas City Police Department is under an unusual governance structure — not seen in any other major city in the country — where it’s controlled by the state of Missouri through a Board of Police Commissioners.
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Thunderstorms now expected for 4th of July weekend

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Thunderstorms are now expected for 4th of July weekend. Conditions will remain clear in Kansas City through the end of the work week. Temperatures will slowly heat up as well after a break from the intense heat.
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Former Chiefs running back Le’Veon Bell slated to revive boxing career

Former Kansas City Chiefs running back Le’Veon Bell is ready for the ring. Former Kansas City Chiefs running back Le’Veon Bell is back in the headlines once again. It seems as if no matter how far removed he gets from the football world, Bell finds a way to remain relevant. He’s done so this time around by going public about the revival of his previous and shortly pursued boxing career against a potential future NFL Hall of Fame candidate in Adrian Peterson.
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Chiefs’ roster hopeful Justin Watson beginning to garner national attention

NFL Network “Good Morning Football” host and Arrowhead Pride advocate Peter Schrager turned some heads Monday morning when he made some interesting comments regarding Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Justin Watson. The 6-foot-3, 215-pound fifth-year receiver signed a reserve/futures contract with the club in early February. SCHRAGER: “Out...
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From HBCU to Chiefs legend: The Story of Willie Lanier

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — HBCU players have had a huge impact on the Kansas City Chiefs, especially the best linebacker in franchise history, Willie Lanier. Lanier was like many standout college players in the late 60s: school first, football second. “I was a student at Morgan State College. The most important thing for me to […]
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