Kansas City

(Children's Mercy Kansas City)
July 31, 2019 - 12:29 pm
(KMOX) - The neonatal intensive care unit at one Missouri hospital is experiencing a small baby boom. Not because of the number of babies being cared for, but because of the number of babies the staff is having. There are 36 Children's Mercy Hospital NICU nurses giving birth this year. As of July...
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Jason Kander
AP Photo/Orlin Wagner
July 26, 2019 - 10:23 am
By MARGARET STAFFORD and JIM SALTER Associated Press KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Not so many months ago, Jason Kander was spending his life on airplanes. The picture of youth and energy, Kander was in demand from Democratic groups across the U.S., a military veteran from middle America making a...
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man arrested
July 23, 2019 - 2:37 pm
By MARGARET STAFFORD Associated Press KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Federal immigration officers trying to arrest a Mexican man who is in the U.S. illegally smashed a car window and dragged him from the vehicle in front of his girlfriend and two young children, prompting condemnation from the woman's...
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KMOX file photo
July 15, 2019 - 8:54 am
LIBERTY, Mo. (AP) — Federal marshals have arrested one of the suspects in a series of violent crimes at St. Louis light rail stations. The U.S. Marshals Service says Chris Brown was taken into custody Friday at a motel in the Kansas City suburb of Liberty. Brown was one of 12 people indicted in May...
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Jun 21, 2017; Kansas City, MO, USA; A detail view of a statue of Satchel Paige on display during a presentation at the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum.
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July 14, 2019 - 4:17 pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo (AP) -- A new grant will help rebuild the fire-damaged Kansas City home of Satchel Paige, one of baseball's legendary pitchers and showmen. The National Trust for Historic Preservation announced grants earlier this month for 22 sites and organizations to help preserve black history...
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Kansas City highway
Missouri Department of Transportation, Kansas City District via AP
July 11, 2019 - 12:57 pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A tractor-trailer hauling pig intestine has dumped its load across a downtown highway in Kansas City, Missouri. The Missouri Department of Transportation tweeted that at least three lanes of westbound Interstate 670 were closed Thursday because of the spill, and that an...
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hyperloop
Virgin Hyperloop One
April 26, 2019 - 3:04 pm
ST. LOUIS (KMOX) - Buckle up; STL to KC in super-fast speeds could be a reality. The CEO of Virgin Hyperloop One Jay Walder says Missouri is the front-runner to get the futuristic transportation technology first. Our CEO Jay Walder is on the ground in Missouri for his first U.S. project visit. We...
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Gateway Arch
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April 11, 2019 - 4:23 pm
ST. LOUIS (AP) - Five attorneys from the Missouri Attorney General's office are now turning their attention to violent crime in St. Louis, and a few more will soon take on similar tasks in Missouri's two other largest cities. A swearing-in ceremony was Thursday for assistant attorneys general who...
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April 02, 2019 - 4:19 pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Kansas City animal control officers are investigating how the dismembered remains of a horse ended up in a city park. A man playing disc golf found the remains in Kessler Park Monday evening. Person playing disk golf found dismembered horse in Kessler Park last night. Animal...
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(KMOX file photo)
March 20, 2019 - 9:56 am
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (KMOX/AP) - Passenger rail traffic on a popular Missouri route has been suspended and evacuations continue as the flooding Missouri River busts more levees. Related: Record flooding not predicted for St. Louis Amtrak announced Tuesday that it is temporarily halting its Missouri...
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