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"The goal here is to train a significant percentage of the population to be immediate responders." So far, since last May, they have trained almost 1,000 Kansas City police officers and helped distribute official Stop the Bleeding Coalition kits to nurse's offices throughout the Kansas City Public School District.
Racine County sheriff's officials are looking for a Green Bay woman who escaped from the Ellsworth Correctional Facility and apparently stole a pickup truck near the prison. Authorities say 36-year-old Christine Abel turned up missing during a head count Thursday about 10:30 p.m. at the minimum-security ...

He was also cited for consuming alcohol in public in 1977, and had 11 traffic tickets for speeding and other infractions over the years. Schultz said state law enforcement officials are investigating, and an investigator from the Florida Department of Law Enforcement was at Highnote's house on Friday.
A new fiscal forecast for Kansas' government Friday boosted projected tax collections enough for some officials to declare that the state can afford extra spending on public schools lawmakers have approved, while a top Republican called for tax cuts. The new forecast from legislative researchers, university ...
Illinois officials say they delivered personal data involving more than 4,000 people to incorrect addresses. A statement Friday indicated that 4,136 clients of the Departments of Human Services or Healthcare and Family Services Friday have been notified of the breach. The personal information varied but ...
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services said Friday people in the Kansas City metropolitan area may have been exposed to measles earlier this month. The two locations where individuals may have been exposed to the illness occurred between April 6 and April 10 at ...

The UMKC officials said then that Kansas City cuts would not be as deep and announced that they were looking for about a 3 percent reduction from each school, college and division. UMKC department heads were asked to search for ways to cut spending. UMKC interim Chancellor and Provost Barbara ...
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Two new measles cases in Kansas City, Missouri, have been reported, health officials say. A Kansas City Health Department spokesperson confirmed the two new cases, bringing the city's total to four cases. The department said it will release more details about the two new cases, ...
Federal authorities said the Bank of America branch on Vivion Road in Kansas City, North, was robbed Monday by a gunman who fled with an undisclosed amount of cash. The robbery at the branch located in the 2700 block of Vivion Road was reported about 10:45 a.m.. Authorities said a man entered the ...
He was later pronounced dead at a hospital, and a person of interest turned himself in to authorities on Saturday, Kansas City police said. McKenzie is survived by two children, relatives said. "This is very shocking," said McKenzie's cousin, Sherod Gilmore of Texas. "I don't know what could have happened.
Lebanese authorities in Beirut are interrogating a man suspected in the death of a Filipina maid whose body was found stuffed in a freezer in Kuwait, security and judicial officials said Saturday. The Feb. 6 discovery of Joanna Demafelis's body in the apartment in Kuwait City, where it had reportedly been ...
Kenai officials are planning to upgrade the livestreaming camera over an eagle's nest and expand advertising opportunities through the feed. The Kenai City Council on Wednesday approved buying a new camera for $1,600, a cost the Kenai Chamber of Commerce expects the city will recoup with ...
An Afghan official says that a former lawmaker and one of his bodyguards were killed after gunmen opened fire on their vehicle in the capital, Kabul. Basir Mujahid, spokesman for the Kabul police chief, says the ex-lawmaker, Rafi Gul Afghan, and his bodyguard were gunned down on Saturday night in the ...
One of President Donald Trump's family businesses is battling an effort to physically evict its team of executives from a luxury hotel in Panama where they manage operations, and police have been called to keep the peace, The Associated Press has learned. Witnesses told the AP they saw Trump's ...
The Latest on bombing in Afghanistan capital and other violence (all times local):. 11:30 a.m.. An Afghan official says at least 18 soldiers have been killed after their checkpoint came under attack by Taliban insurgents in western Farah province. Dawlat Waziri, spokesman for the Afghan Defense Ministry, ...
The Latest on the scheduled execution of an Alabama inmate (all times local):. 12:30 a.m.. Alabama's prison commissioner says the state halted an inmate's execution by lethal injection because medical staff were having difficulty connecting an intravenous line. Corrections Commissioner Jeff Dunn said ...
Days after Kansas City's congressional delegation made a plea to company officials to keep an 800-person manufacturing plant open, Harley-Davidson Inc. (NYSE: HOG) said it won't reconsider the decision. According to the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, the motorcycle maker says the decision won't be ...

Federal Reserve officials at their January meeting believed that improving global economic prospects and the effects of recently passed tax cuts had raised the prospect for solid economic growth and for continued interest rate increases in 2018. The minutes of the Fed's Jan. 30-31 discussions showed that ...
A senior official at the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service broke the law with his involvement in awarding $324,000 in conservation grants to a nonprofit where his wife worked as a contractor, according to federal investigators. As chief of the agency's international conservation division, Richard Ruggiero made a ...
Inclement weather also led to school closures, flights cancellations at Kansas City International Airport and treacherous conditions on roadways. ... Officials with the University of Missouri-Kansas City also made the decision to close campus, but the university didn't make the decision until shortly before 10 ...
An Oregon sheriff and district attorney blasted efforts to regulate legalized marijuana, saying Tuesday the state is allowing black market operations to proliferate. The issue is especially sensitive because U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions recently allowed federal prosecutors more leeway to pursue federal ...
An attempt to reinstate Missouri's top education official after she was fired has failed in court. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that Cole County Circuit Judge Richard Callahan on Tuesday said he wouldn't undo the ouster of former Education Commissioner Margie Vandeven. A Springfield teacher had ...
SURPRISE, Ariz. -- Royals left fielder Alex Gordon arrived in camp on Monday afternoon, a day after attending his father's funeral in Nebraska. Gordon's father, Michael, died at the age of 63 last week. Gordon spoke with reporters in front of his locker on Tuesday morning. How are you holding up?
Egyptian officials say resumption of Russian flights delayed ... Authorities have spent millions of dollars to upgrade airport security. ... Russian President Vladimir Putin approved the resumption of commercial passenger flights to Cairo in January, after officials signed a protocol to allow direct Moscow-Cairo ...
Hundreds of state and local government officials and police officers from across New Jersey met in Trenton to discuss marijuana legalization. The New Jersey Cannabusiness Association, which backs legalization, sponsored the event on Tuesday in Trenton. Organizers said at least 250 officials attended.
Latvia's official on the European Central Bank's top policymaking council rejected calls to resign Tuesday amid suspicions of bribery and an Associated ... Latvia's secret services say Russia is actively trying to obtain state secrets from Latvian officials and is trying to influence the country, where a third of the ...
Venezuelan's major opposition groups edged closer Tuesday to an all-out boycott of an upcoming presidential election, warning the vote won't be free or fair. In a further potential blow to the opposition, a senior official in the ruling socialist party proposed early elections for Venezuela's opposition-controlled ...
Two hours into the start of classes Tuesday, University of Missouri-Kansas City announced the campus was shutting down due to an ice storm that moved into the metro ... UMKC officials said they had been watching the weather and traveling conditions and “noted that the conditions were deteriorating.
Afghan officials say insurgents have killed nine policemen in separate attacks in the country's west and east. In western Farah province, attacks on police checkpoints killed eight policemen. Mohammad Naser Mehri, spokesman for the Farah governor, says two police checkpoints came under attack ...
Marine veteran Jeff Harris was among the first to sign up when the Providence VA hospital started offering acupuncture for chronic pain. "I don't like taking pain medication. I don't like the way it makes me feel," he said. Harris also didn't want to risk getting addicted to heavy-duty prescription painkillers.
Authorities say a 28-year-old central New York man has pleaded guilty to threatening to kill a U.S. congressman and his family over net neutrality. The U.S. District Attorney's Office says Tuesday that Patrick Angelo of Syracuse has pleaded guilty in federal court in Buffalo and faces a maximum penalty of ...
The Latest on the Illinois Senate's inquiry in the Legionnaires' disease crisis at the Quincy veterans' home (all times local):. 5:15 p.m.. Officials with Gov. Bruce Rauner's cabinet agencies invited to a hearing on the Legionnaires' disease outbreak at the Quincy veterans' home say they couldn't attend ...
Ann Brandau-Murguia, the 3rd District Commissioner for the Unified Government of Wyandotte County and Kansas City, Kan., was arrested Friday evening on a charge of domestic battery, a booking report from the Wyandotte County Detention Center shows. Murguia, 49, who also is a member of the ...
KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) Kansas Speedway officials are seeking information on who stole two trucks, a paint trailer and various tools last week from the speedway in Kansas City, Kansas. The Kansas City Star reports that speedway officials are offering a $10,000 reward for information that leads to an ...
Kansas City's police and fire departments claim the biggest share of new spending in the proposed operating budget submitted last week by City ... While coffers are healthier than they were during the trough of the recession in 2008-2009, the city's rainy day fund is not where officials, or Wall Street, would ...
A 2008 report by Kansas City's auditor lists 20 best practices for finding vendors for city projects and services. The first one: Make a public announcement about it. Kansas City Mayor Sly James and other city officials ignored that when they met privately last March to discuss a plan to give a no-bid $1 billion ...
Brand, who became associate attorney general in May, has kept a relatively low profile and, unlike other top officials, has not been personally targeted by Trump. Attorney General Jeff Sessions praised the "quality and leadership" of Brand and Rosenstein at a Justice Department event last week that ...
Officials say a man driving a stolen vehicle in Atlanta was killed when he fled a traffic stop and was shot by a state trooper. Georgia Bureau of Investigation spokeswoman Nelly Miles told reporters that an Atlanta police officer spotted the stolen car Friday afternoon and tried to pull it over, but the driver ...
Michigan State University said Friday it plans to fire a high-ranking administrator who told police he never followed up after ordering sports doctor Larry Nassar to have a third person present during certain treatments. It is the first major personnel action announced by interim President John Engler, who was ...
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Police are searching for a missing 10-year-old Kansas City boy, officials say. Moses I. Escalante is 4-foot-6 and weighs 80 pounds. He has black hair and brown eyes, police said. He was last seen wearing a black hat, black jacket, blue shirt and pants and black and white Nike shoes ...
The Latest on the political crisis in the Maldives after the country's supreme court ordered imprisoned politicians released and the president declared a state of emergency (all times local):. 12:20 a.m.. The government of the Maldives is inviting representatives of foreign governments and international ...
City officials say the structures that are hanging on the hillside are in danger of damaging buildings below. Authorities say three people were rescued from a building during the landslide. Officials say one victim was taken to Albany Medical Center with serious injuries. Authorities say the other two residents ...
But city officials and preservationists say they remain committed to saving as much of Olathe's history as possible. They point to inspiring projects like the rebirth of downtown Olathe's Pickering House, a national landmark that had fallen into disrepair. It is now being lovingly restored by Terry Presley, ...
Officials in the South Dakota city of Sturgis are calling upon the state to take action against the incorporation of the Buffalo Chip Campground of Sturgis Motorcycle Rally fame. The South Dakota Supreme Court ruled Thursday in favor of the incorporation of Buffalo Chip, nearly three years after it became a ...
Authorities say a northeast Ohio county's former chief technology officer and his daughter have been indicted on charges accusing them of stealing more than $1.8 million in public money. Geauga County's prosecutor said Monday that Stephen Decatur was indicted on charges including engaging in a ...
Leaders in Maryland's General Assembly are scheduled to make an announcement on school funding. House Speaker Michael Busch and Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller will join educators from the Maryland State Education Association on Tuesday for the announcement in Annapolis. Sen.
The officials said Hadi's prime minister and several Cabinet members would leave Yemen imminently for Riyadh. The palace is ... The official declined to say whether the prime minister was to leave Aden. The security officials and the government official spoke on condition of anonymity under regulations.
Despite disappointment that their Minnesota Vikings won't be the first team to play a Super Bowl in their home stadium, state officials and team owners opened their arms to Super Bowl fans on Monday as they kicked off a week of events before Sunday's game between the Philadelphia Eagles and New ...
KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Authorities say three Kansas City, Kansas, firefighters were injured after the second floor of a burning building collapsed. WDAF-TV reports that the early Sunday collapse caused four firefighters to fall to the first floor of the vacant building. Two firefighters were taken to the ...
The Kremlin says Monday's publication of the U.S. list of Russian officials and businessmen as part of a sanctions law shows that the United States views the ... for Russian president in the March election, said he was surprised to find his name on the list: "We are working to protect people from authorities.".


 

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