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Water park accused of racism for cancelling Black teen’s party as 250 guests arrived

A water park outside Kansas city is under fire for racial discrimination after abruptly cancelling a Black teen’s birthday party as guests began to arrive.Chris Evans, who organised the party for 17-year-old Isaiah Evans, said he had signed a $1,900 contract to reserve the Summit Waves Aquatic Facility in suburban Lee’s Summit city and host up to 250 guests at the party on Saturday. But when guests began showing up at the park, they were denied access to the facility. Mr Evans said while he and his wife were en route to the park to join the festivities, he recieved...
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Father accuses water park of racism after it canceled birthday party for his teenage son when 500 of his friends turned up and left staff feeling 'uncomfortable'

A father has accused a Kansas City water park of racism after it abruptly called off the birthday party for his son when 500 people allegedly arrived and made staff feel 'uncomfortable.'. Chris Evans said he signed a $2,000 contract with Summit Waves Aquatic Facility in Lee's Summit to host...
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Kansas City Man Fatally Shoots Neighbor After 10-Year-Long Lawn Mowing Feud

A Kansas City man is in police custody after fatally shooting the neighbor he spent the last 10 years fighting with over his lawn mower usage. On Monday, Samuel Avery, 42, was charged with second-degree murder and armed criminal action, KSHB reported. The charges came one day after Avery called the police and told them he had shot his neighbor Warner Trotter, 41, after he allegedly saw Trotter pull out his gun.
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The Royals’ new ballpark food is absolutely terrifying

I’m a huge fan of really dumb stadium food, but sometimes Icarus flies too close to the sun. That’s the case with the Kansas City Royals. On Monday, the team unveiled its latest sandwich, which is more like a stoner’s fever dream than an actual food item people should enjoy.
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Former All-Pro calls out Chiefs’ recent first round pick

The Kansas City Chiefs, and I cannot stress this enough, will still have one of the best offenses in football despite Tyreek Hill no longer being on the team. Yes, he was a big part of the offense. Yes, he opened up opportunities for Kelce. However, this offense will still be the same. Travis Kelce, JuJu Smith-Schuster, Marquez Valdes-Scantling, Mecole Hardman, and of course, Clyde Edwards-Helaire, are all on the roster.
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KC Crime Stoppers: William E. Brown

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (KCTV) - William E. Brown, 45, is wanted on a Kansas parole violation warrant for attempted aggravated indecent solicitation of a child and aggravated battery. He is currently a noncompliant registered sex offender in Wyandotte County. Brown is described as being a Black man who is 6...
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Frontier Begins Service from LAS to Four New Destinations

DALLAS – Despite losing out to JetBlue (B6) in the fight to acquire Spirit (NK), ultra-low-fare airline Frontier Airlines (F9) is still expanding. Beginning today, F9 is flying daily nonstop service from Las Vegas’ Harry Reid International Airport (LAS) to Baltimore (BWI), Buffalo (BUF), Hartford (BDL) and Kansas City (MCI). Frontier currently serves 57 destinations from the “Entertainment Capital of the World.”
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Missouri has most Black homicide victims in nation

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. — Black Americans make up almost 14% of the country’s population but accounted for over half of all homicide victims. Missouri is the state with the worst Black homicide rate. According to a Violence Policy Center study released in July 2022, Missouri had the highest rate of Black homicide victims in 2019. The […]
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Body found in Missouri River, Kansas City police investigating

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (KCTV) - An investigation is underway after a body was found in the Missouri River near Ameristar Casino on Wednesday afternoon. A boater reportedly spotted a man’s body on a sandbar shortly before 3 p.m. The Kansas City, Missouri, Fire Department sent two water rescue boats...
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KC police investigate after body recovered from Missouri River

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A death investigation is underway Wednesday after a body was found along the Missouri River. Someone found a body in the water near the Ameristar Casino. Kansas City, Missouri police were called in to investigate. No other information has been released. Refresh this page for...
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Attorney sentenced for smuggling heroin into Missouri prison

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – A 44-year-old Shawnee, Kansas attorney was sentenced in federal court Tuesday for smuggling heroin to an inmate at the Western Missouri Correctional Center in Cameron, Missouri, with whom she had a romantic relationship. Juliane L. Colby was sentenced to one year and one month in...
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Patrol IDs man fatally shot by Kansas City police

KANSAS CITY —Law enforcement authorities investigating a fatal officer involved shooting in Kansas City on Sunday have identified the man who died as 31-year-old Zachary James Garrard. The shooting occurred just before 10p.m. at a gas station located near Prospect and 55th Street, according to the MSHP. Garrard then...
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