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New Kansas City Airport Will Have 4 More Gates. The new ... (AP) -- The new Kansas City International Airport will be bigger than originally planned. ... The Kansas City Star reports the change in terminals will delay the opening of the airport, which was originally scheduled for November 2021. A ...
Kansas City police asked for the public's help Sunday in finding John Malone, 87, who was reported missing over the weekend. Malone was last seen about 3 p.m. Friday at 3622 N. Cypress Avenue, according to police. He is described as being 5-foot-11, 200 pounds, with blue eyes and brown hair.

Brown took classes at the University of Missouri-Kansas City and Metropolitan Community College-Penn Valley. She also worked at UPS. Lawton said Brown adored, and was protective of, her mother, relatives and those close to her. "She was slow to anger and never held a grudge," Lawton said. "We ... murdered woman
The voice switch is the primary interface of the radios, telephone and data lines between the tower, aircraft, Kansas City Approach/Departure Control at Kansas City International Airport and Kansas City Center Controllers. "New Century is the third-busiest towered airport in Kansas," said Aaron Otto, ...
Police are looking for John Malone, who is considered missing and endangered. Malone, 87, is 5'11" and weighs 200 pounds. He has blue eyes and brown hair. Investigators say he was last seen April 13 in the area of the 3600 block of N. Cypress Avenue. Police say his vehicle, described as a ...
Police were investigating the city's latest homicide after a man was found shot to death early Monday in Kansas City. Police responded to reports of a shooting shortly before 4 a.m. Monday in the 4000 block of Garfield Avenue, which is just east of the Bruce R. Watkins Drive. Arriving officers found the ...

Coffee carafes are nearing empty and there's a focused silence inside the Plexpod Crossroads on Sunday. It's the last day of Compile KC, a new event dedicated to bringing resources to Kansas City-based nonprofits. Local designer and software consultant John Caldwell took his cue from an event ...
While several local firms have recently built new buildings in Kansas City, A. Zahner Company and Geiger Ready-Mix have built buildings that not only accommodate growth, they also demonstrate the diverse capabilities of each company's building products. Fogel-Anderson Construction Co. worked ...
It was not just unseasonably cold on Sunday in Kansas City. It was historically cold. But there is hope for the rest of the week. The National Weather Service crunched some numbers Sunday and found that the record lowest maximum temperature recorded on April 15 in any year in Kansas City was ... Weather
... bonds for the payment thereof, which is expected to result in no increase in the District's debt service levy, for the purpose of acquiring, constructing, furnishing and equipping elementary and secondary school facilities, support service facilities and related sites? Yes. ▫ North Kansas City School District. Weather
With ballots devoid of hot-button issues, Tuesday was a quiet election day throughout the Kansas City area. Voter turnout ... Kansas City voters easily passed a 1 percent sales tax renewal for capital improvement that included $5 million a year set aside to replace the city's aging Buck O'Neil Bridge. Here's a ... Weather
The Avis Budget Group, which operates rental brands like Avis, Budget and Zipcar, will partner with Kansas City, Mo., to allow the city to feed some of its many data streams into its cars. The result means renters, who are often visitors to the city, will have easy access to parking and traffic information via ... Weather
Former Kansas City Chiefs linebacker Kevin Pierre-Louis is applying for diversion on marijuana possession charges in Johnson County. Pierre-Louis, 26, was charged in January after a Kansas Highway Patrol trooper found marijuana in his Tesla after stopping him for having an expired license tag. Weather
The westbound lanes of Interstate 70 near Interstate 435 closed Wednesday afternoon after a semitractor-trailer overturned on the highway. The wreck was reported just after 1:45 p.m. Details on what caused the wreck were not immediately available. No word if there were any injuries. This is a breaking ... Weather
Give me a little of your time, and let me tell you a story. The 'who,' 'what,' 'when,' 'where' – but most of all the 'why' behind an event that began as a student protest, and ultimately grew to a size and intensity that would change Kansas City forever. It may make you proud. It may make you cry. But my hope is ... Weather
With temperatures likely to climb into the low 60s on Thursday, Kansas City area residents better get out and enjoy the spring weather because winter is coming — again. The weekend brings the chance for snow on Friday and Sunday, according to the National Weather Service in Pleasant Hill. Before then ... Weather

Kansas City voters overwhelmingly agreed Tuesday to renew a 1-cent sales tax for capital improvements, including a portion of the estimated $200 million needed to replace the aging Buck O'Neil Bridge. The ballot question garnered better than a 75 percent majority in unofficial returns across the city, ... Weather
"Here comes Peter Cottontail...," hopping down the snow white trail? As the the National Weather Service of Kansas City says, there is a chance we'll see snowflakes on Easter. The Sunday forecast calls for a 40 percent chance of snow showers before 2 p.m., followed by a slight chance of rain and snow ... Weather
For complete Kansas health inspections, visit · VIDEO:What are the most common restaurant violations in Kansas City_. The Kansas City Health Department cited these operations for 7 or more critical health code violations:. Weather
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Bed bugs have been found in a sitting area at Kansas City International Airport. The Kansas City Star reports that the discovery was made Thursday inside Terminal B. Airport spokesman Kathleen Hefner says the infestation was on an upholstered chair in an area near several ... Weather
City communications director Chris Hernandez says that solution wouldn't work for the city. Each day, about 40,000 cars cross the bridge over the Missouri River on U.S. 169. "With the local match, we're pushing to get a solution that works for Kansas City, which would be a brand new bridge, so the old ... Weather
In this Thursday, Jan. 29, 2015, photo, pediatrician Charles Goodman vaccinates 1-year-old Cameron Fierro with the measles-mumps-rubella vaccine, or MMR vaccine, at his practice in Northridge, Calif. The largest measles outbreak in recent memory occurred in Ohio's Amish country where 383 people ... Weather
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- A rock and 60 seconds is all it took for one suspect to burglarize the Shoal Creek Golf Course and get away with $15,000 worth of equipment. "They took a big rock, threw it at the glass door, and they went inside, checked the cash register, which was empty, and in a matter of seconds ... Weather
The Kansas City Chiefs are never, ever trading away Marcus Peters. Ever. Not now, not in 2038 when he's 45 and playing alongside his son in K.C.. I'm a fool for writing this, for even wasting my time on a piece that even bothers to ask and answer the question about Marcus Peters's future with the Kansas ... Weather
Two children died in a crash that shut down the westbound lanes of Interstate 435 before State Line Road Sunday evening. The Kansas Highway Patrol reported that the two children who died were in a van with other adults and children that crashed with a semi tractor-trailer shortly before 5 p.m.. The van ... Weather
A shooting that left one man dead and seven people injured Saturday night is thought to have been gang-related, according to Kansas City, Kan., police. Police were called about 11:45 p.m. to a building near 16th and Minnesota streets, according to a statement from the Kansas City, Kan., Police ... Weather
MILWAUKEE — Harley-Davidson Inc. said it is standing by its plans to close a motorcycle assembly plant in Kansas City, ending about 800 jobs there, despite a plea by Missouri congressional leaders who reminded Harley of the millions of dollars in incentives the state has provided the company over the ... Weather
Third-graders in a Missouri community are continuing to sell raffle tickets for an AR-15 to benefit their traveling baseball team after the same type of rifle was used to slaughter and injure dozens at a Florida school. Levi Patterson, the coach of a 9-and-under baseball team in Neosho, Mo., told The Star the ... Weather
Russell Stover has probably been the candy company most associated with Kansas City. The company actually got its start in the Denver kitchen of Mr. Russell Stover and his wife Clara in 1923. Nine years later, it moved operations to Kansas City, one of several cities in which its business had expanded. Weather
PLATTE CITY, Mo. — The Park University professor and Lawrence father who was in the process of being deported from the United States is back in the metro Wednesday. Syed Jamal is now being held in the Platte County Jail in Platte City. Rheka Sharma-Crawford, the attorney fighting to keep Jamal from ... Weather
A former St. Louis police officer was charged last month after allegedly forcing a sexual encounter on a pregnant woman who had called police for help in June 2015. John Stewart of O'Fallon, Mo., allegedly asked to touch the woman's breasts, exposed himself and then urged the woman to perform oral sex ... Weather
On Nov. 11, 2015, after “#PrayforMizzou” started to trend on Twitter in the wake of student protests over racial issues at the University of Missouri, a Twitter user with the handle @Fanfan1911 dispatched a warning. The Twitter user's name was listed as Jermaine. And the message was sinister: “The cops are ... Weather
St. Louis Circuit Attorney Kimberly Gardner has dispatched investigators to the Missouri Capitol to ask lawmakers about Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens' use of dark money and other topics as part of her probe into the Republican. The investigators have reached out to multiple lawmakers, including Rep. Weather
Kansas City police said a homicide investigation is underway after finding a body inside a residence on Wednesday. Officers were dispatched to the 2600 block of Cleveland Avenue shortly before 2 p.m. on a “nature unknown” call, Kansas City police spokeswoman Kari Thompson wrote by email. Weather
At the press conference Wednesday, Sharma-Crawford said ICE officials told Jamal on the flight to Hawaii that a stay had been granted, “but we don't know if it's for you.” News of Jamal's return to the Kansas City area was posted on the firm's Facebook page. Around 11 a.m.: “CONFIRMED: Syed Jamal will ... Weather
Clay Chastain and his gondolas are back. The indefatigable petition driver who no longer lives in Kansas City is once again proposing a system of gondolas for Kansas City, this time from Barney Allis Plaza downtown to Penn Valley Community College. Chastain previously wanted to close all the roads in ... Weather
Kansas City, Kan., police have released the name of a 48-year-old man who was shot and killed Saturday in what detectives are investigating as a homicide. Jarrod O'Donnell, of Kansas City, Kan., was found shot about 11 p.m. Saturday inside a home in the 1700 block of North 127th Street. Officers had ... Weather
Earlier Monday, the firm announced that Kansas City immigration Judge Glen R. Baker had dissolved the stay he issued last week for Syed Ahmed Jamal because he didn't think he had jurisdiction to make a decision on the matter, explained Genevra Alberti, an attorney with The Clinic, a nonprofit ... Weather
The path to Edgemoor Infrastructure's selection as the builder of a new terminal at Kansas City International Airport opened in September, when the city first chose the company for the job. But Edgemoor's bid would have almost certainly failed had the company and the community not gone through a messy ... Weather
Missouri Auditor Nicole Galloway recently said that her state is “starting to walk toward the bridge to Kansas.” She didn't mean that literally. At least one bridge from Missouri to Kansas is now closed for two years. No walking across that. But with this metaphor, Galloway, a Democrat, is right on the mark. Weather
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — As Kansas City's downtown continues to grow, city hall is looking for solutions to help its growing pain — parking or the lack thereof. Just ask Rolonda Saulsberry, who works at the Nonprofit Leadership Alliance in the Crossroads. "Downtown, at least 15 years ago, was very desolate. Weather
A Liberty man was sentenced to prison on Friday for attempting to distribute child pornography. Mark Anthony Barrett, 60, will spend eight years in a federal prison without the possibility of parole, followed by 15 years of supervised release, according to Don Ledford, a spokesman for the U.S. attorney's office ... Weather
Body cameras raise a new set of questions about public access, open records, context and information. We're confident those questions can be addressed by cities that lack the cameras — because other cities have figured it out. There is no reason for further delay. Overland Park, Kansas City and other ... Weather
Last Thursday, the Kansas City Council picked Edgemoor Infrastructure & Real Estate to finance, design and build the new Kansas City International Airport terminal. Many applauded the choice, but even they will likely admit the process was chaotic and far too politicized. That's why City Hall should seize ... Weather
Nearly a quarter of the laws passed by the Kansas Legislature last year started out as bills on entirely different subjects — a symptom, critics say, of the lack of transparency in state government. A bill dealing with debt collection transformed into one dealing with crisis intervention centers for people with ... Weather
Saturday morning and afternoon were pretty dry before a chance of wintry weather moved in later in the evening. A Winter Weather Advisory went into effect at 6 p.m for North Missouri. It didn't include the KC metro. Around 7:30 p.m. such an advisory was issued for parts of the metro until 3 a.m. on Sunday. Weather
Kansas City will get some snow Saturday night and Sunday morning, just not as much as areas north of the city, according to the National Weather Service. The National Weather Service in Pleasant Hill tweeted Saturday afternoon that Kansas City can expect less than an inch of snow to accumulate from 6 ... Weather
Two trucks, a paint trailer and various tools were stolen from the Kansas Speedway in Kansas City, Kan., last week. Officials with the Speedway said Thursday they are offering a $10,000 reward for information that leads to an arrest of the person or people responsible. “I ask anyone that has any knowledge ... Weather
On Wednesday, Judge Glen R. Baker of the Kansas City Immigration Court issued a temporary stay of removal for Jamal and set a Feb. 15 deadline for the Department of Homeland Security to respond to his attorneys' motion to re-open immigration court proceedings to address his legal status. Weather


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