Kansas City, MO – A long and contentious redistricting process in Kansas City, Missouri is over for now.
The council also approved over a million dollars in improvements to police headquarters and authorized spending up to about $28 million for a new South Patrol station off Bannister Road near the old Bannister Mall.
Curbside recycling will soon be seen throughout Johnson County.
Kansas City, MO – As the recession continues to plague revenue collections, some Kansas City, Missouri city council members want to consider outsourcing management of some city assets to private companies.
The Buchanan county prosecutor is reviewing what authorities have called the accidental, fatal shooting of a St. Joseph police officer by a fellow officer.
Kansas City, MO – It's one year until Kansas City's Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts is scheduled to open.
Local health providers are a step closer to sharing medical records with one another electronically.
US Department of Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack has announced funding to enhance libraries in rural communities across the country. One Missouri library will receive funding to invest in a new library building.
Enrollment in public universities and colleges is up in Kansas.
Kansas City, MO – THIS PAST WEEK, FIERCE STORMS CHOPPED POWER, A JUDGE REFUSED TO TINKER WITH A LIGHTNING-ROD OF A TAX ISSUE AND THE STAGE IS SET FOR A LOCAL HEARING ON DOMESTIC VIOLENCE THAT IS RIGHT AROUND THE CORNER. KCUR'S DAN VERBECK REVIEWS TOP STORIES OF THE WEEK.
Kansas City, MO – American Airlines moves the last of its operations from the KCI overhaul base today. The base was begun in 1956 by TWA. Police in Cameron, Missouri ask interstate drivers to avoid their town into this evening. I-35 and U.S. 36 intersection is closed by a spill of tons of ammonium nitrate, explosive under certain conditions. An eastern Missouri jury will be brought to Liberty next year to hear the murder case of Shon Pernice. The body of his wife was never found.
k – The Kansas City Council delays action on a pension plan for former MAST Ambulance employees who now work for the fire department Supporters call it a moral obligation to pay. Opponents say the cost is staggering. Work begins next month on a $21 million crime lab for the Johnson County Kansas Sheriff's office. The contract was awarded today. Stories on KCUR Evening News.
Kansas City, MO – The focus was more on image than issues in the second debate today between candidates in Kansas Third Congressional District. The Postal Service closes 3 area offices. And Missouri's Highway Patrol is detaining fewer illegal immigrants. Stories on KCUR evening news.
Kansas City, MO – KC redistricting hearings are nearing an end. The results may have a marked change on the city. Heavily traveled 169 Highway past Downtown Airport is partly blocked by work on a ruptured water main. And raw sewage in the millions of gallons flowed into Northland creeks, the result of massive weekend rains. Stories on KCUR's Evening News.
Kansas City, MO – The E Tax issues stays on the November ballot. Fourteen hundred homes and businesses are still without electricity after strong weekend storms. More than 900 unclaimed safety deposit boxes are sold at Missouri auction. Stories on KCUR's evening news.