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January 15, 2018 - 7:38 pm
A Kansas biker group is helping victims of child abuse as they face their alleged attackers in court in Kansas and Missouri. The Kansas City Star reports the Kaw River Chapter of Bikers Against Child Abuse formed in 2016. The worldwide Bikers Against Child Abuse movement began two decades ago. The...
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January 11, 2018 - 7:26 pm
A project to build a new pediatric research tower at Children's Mercy Hospital in Kansas City has received $150 million in donations from two prominent donors. The hospital broke ground Thursday on the tower construction. The Kansas City Star reports a $75 million donation from the Sunderland...
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January 05, 2018 - 7:56 pm
A former nurse at two Kansas City suburban hospitals has been sentenced to nearly 13 years in prison for sexually abusing anesthetized patients. Dennis Clark, 50, was sentenced Friday after pleading guilty in November to one count of aggravated sodomy. As part of his plea, less serious charges...
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January 04, 2018 - 7:46 pm
A van carrying a person of interest in a Kansas killing led officers on a wild chase as the driver weaved through the wrong lanes of an interstate while sometimes going 100 mph. Kansas City, Missouri police said the chase began Thursday near Smithville and continued until it spun out of control on...
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January 02, 2018 - 7:29 pm
A new Kansas City-based ownership group has bought alternative magazine The Pitch. Carey Media LLC closed the deal on Dec. 31 to buy the magazine from Tennessee-based SouthComm, which bought The Pitch in 2011. The new owners, Stephanie and Adam Carey, say they plan to keep the magazine focused on...
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December 29, 2017 - 7:36 pm
A Kansas City man has been charged with fatally shooting his estranged wife and running her over with a car. Howard Tyrone Neely, 35, of Kansas City, was charged Thursday with second-degree murder and armed criminal action in the Dec. 16 killing of Joegina Davis. Bond is set at $250,000. Court...
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December 28, 2017 - 8:51 pm
Kansas City, Kansas police are investigating a body found in the Kansas River. Officer Zac Blair in a statement said that a water pollution staffer found the body Thursday morning near James and Third streets. The Kansas City Star reported that fire department crews helped retrieve it from the...
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December 27, 2017 - 7:59 pm
Officials in an eastern Kansas county are embracing the concept of a bike-sharing system. The Kansas City Star reports that the Mid-America Regional Council awarded transportation funding in 2014 to BikeWalkKC to expand bike-sharing into Johnson County. The county hopes to begin installing its own...
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December 26, 2017 - 7:43 pm
More than 10,000 pets go through the Kansas City Pet Project shelter each year, but a big Mastiff mix with droopy eyes had a heartbreakingly long stay. Now, after 445 days, Polina finally has a home. The Kansas City Star wrote about the plight of Polina earlier this month. She was sweet but always...
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December 26, 2017 - 7:06 am
Authorities say a woman was wounded when gunfire went through a Kansas City, Kansas, house during a Christmas Day gathering and that a man was killed when he came out of the house. The Kansas City Star reports that shots fired in an alley penetrated the house Monday night, sending the woman to a...
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