Missouri

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January 11, 2018 - 9:09 pm
When Eric Greitens sought Missouri's highest office in 2016, his resume seemed hard to top: former Navy SEAL, former Rhodes scholar and founder of a veterans' charity. Most important, he said during the campaign, was his role as "a proud husband and father." On Thursday, the square-jawed Republican...
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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 09, 2018 - 8:26 pm
Kansas City's airport is getting its first regularly scheduled nonstop transatlantic flight. Airport officials announced Tuesday that Icelandair will fly a seasonal nonstop flight from Kansas City to Iceland's capitol, Reykjavik, beginning May 25. The flights will be three times a week from May to...
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January 09, 2018 - 8:08 pm
Authorities have arrested a Kansas man after his wife's body was found across the state line in Missouri. The Kansas City Star reports that police say the man was alone when officers went to his Overland Park, Kansas, residence Monday afternoon after receiving calls about a domestic disturbance...
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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 03, 2018 - 8:37 pm
The president and publisher of The Topeka Capital-Journal has accepted a job with WEHCO Media in Jefferson City, Missouri. Zach Ahrens will be general manager of Central Missouri Newspapers Inc., which publishes the Jefferson City News Tribune, Fulton Sun, California Democrat and HER Magazine. He...
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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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January 02, 2018 - 7:22 pm
A Missouri man who allegedly led Kansas officers on a chase with his daughter, 5, in the car is accused of attacking three sheriff's deputies. Robert Robison III, 35, of Ferguson, Missouri, was arrested Friday in Greenwood County. Sheriff Heath Samuels says officers weren't aware the child was in...
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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 14, 2017 - 6:27 pm
A third man has been convicted in the killing of a suburban Kansas City gun shop owner during an attempted robbery. The trial for Nicquan Midgyett, 22, of Kansas City, Missouri, was underway when he pleaded guilty Wednesday to first-degree murder, attempted aggravated robbery, and conspiracy to...
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