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KC mayor pledges to pay reparations to black residents

KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV/AP) -- Kansas City Mayor Quinton Lucas was among the 11 U.S. mayors who signed a pledge to pay reparations for slavery to Black residents in their cities. The move was announced Friday by the Mayors Organized for Reparations and Equity, a group that includes all of...
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KCK Police searching for suspect in overnight homicide

KANSAS CITY, Kan. — Detectives are asking for your help in an overnight homicide at 40th and Barber Ct. Officers were called to the scene of a shooting call. They found a man in his late teens outside a home. He had been shot and killed. So far, no arrests...
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Kansas daycare worker accused of abusing four different children

JOHNSON COUNTY, Kansas (KCTV) -- A now former daycare employee in Johnson County is accused of hundreds of instances of abuse. Rachel Beth Schrader has been charged with four counts of child abuse. According to a charging affidavit, the footage showed her physically abusing four different children at the day care, all of them under the age of one.
Blue Springs, MOBlue Springs Examiner

In the end, the paperwork really does matter

There’s an old adage about lawyers in trial: “Don’t ask a question of a witness that you don’t already know the answer to.”. This, of course, violates the basic premise to every courtroom drama on TV or in the movies, where the courtroom action plays out with twists and turns and surprises that keep the plot line interesting.
Lansing, KSLeavenworth Times

Governor to visit LCF for ribbon cutting

Gov. Laura Kelly is scheduled to visit the Lansing Correctional Facility on Tuesday for the dedication of a career training campus for inmates. The event is not open to the public. Kelly will participate in a ribbon cutting for a new modular unit for the Lansing Career Campus, according to...
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Teen shot and killed in KCK, city's 15th homicide

KANSAS CITY, KS (KCTV) -- A man in his late teens was killed early Saturday morning in a shooting, KCK's 15th homicide of the year, according to the Kansas City, KS, Police Department. Officers were called around 1:20 a.m. to Barber Court just off of South 40th Street in reference...
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Great Bend Post

Kansas judge: CDC eviction moratorium unenforceable

SHAWNEE, Kan. (AP) — A Kansas judge is beginning to evict tenants who are behind on rent in advance of the expiration of a federal moratorium that some experts predict will bring a tide of people being forced from homes nationwide. Johnson County Magistrate Judge Daniel Vokins said during a...
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Kansas City gas price survey: Cheapest station saves $0.36 per gallon

(KANSAS CITY, MO) Depending on where you fill up in Kansas City, you could be saving up to $0.36 per gallon on gas. QuikTrip at 1401 Armour Rd was the cheapest station in the area, according to a survey by GasBuddy, with regular listed at $2.53 per gallon Wednesday. By comparison, the most expensive gallon was at Phillips 66 at 701 Central Ave, where a gallon of regular was selling for $2.89.
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Daily Weather Forecast For Kansas City

Here’s the forecast for the next four days in Kansas City: Saturday, June 19: Mostly sunny during the day; while slight chance of showers and thunderstorms overnight; Sunday, June 20: Mostly sunny then slight chance of showers and thunderstorms during the day; while chance of showers and thunderstorms overnight;
Independence, MOBlue Springs Examiner

The ‘last of the big, stupid, uncontrolled’ festivals: Documentary explores infamous 1974 Ozark Music Festival

Jefferson Lujin is ready for his hometown to see a longtime project tied to perhaps Sedalia’s most infamous page in the history books. Lujin, a local filmmaker who also works as Scandinavia Place in Independence, has spent parts of more than 13 years piecing together a documentary on the Ozark Music Festival, a one-time event that spanned July 19-21, 1974, and rivaled Woodstock from five years earlier for its scale, if not national lore.
Kansas City, MOkshb.com

Weather Blog: Heat Relief for all, Dry Relief for some

We are in need of rain and heat relief. A cold front would do the trick and one is timed for Sunday night as summer begins. Officially, at KCI, the official reporting station for Kansas City there has been 0.99" of rain in June which is 2.17" below average by the 18th. We are 4.24" below average for the month through the 30th.
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Hot through Sunday then a cold front

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — WEATHER HEADLINES. The heat wave continues through Sunday with highs in the mid-90s to near 100. The hot weather gets a big break Monday with temperatures dropping into the 70s. The best chance of rain is Sunday night. KANSAS CITY'S FORECAST:. Saturday: A few morning showers...
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Royals High-A affiliate pitchers throw no-hitter

DAVENPORT, Iowa — Kansas City Royals High-A minor league affiliate Quad City River Bandits defeated the Wisconsin Timber Rattlers 9-0 Friday night and made history in the process. Pitching prospects Zach Haake and Dante Biasi combined for a no-hitter for the 12th time in River Bandits history. Haake pitched 6...