Plaza explosion http://kcur.org en JJ's Update: One Year After The Explosion http://kcur.org/post/jjs-update-one-year-after-explosion <p></p><p>Last February, a gas explosion rocked the Plaza, destroying JJ’s restaurant. In the wake of the destruction, 15 people were injured, and one died.</p><p>In the first part of Wednesday's <a href="http://kcur.org/programs/date"><em>Up to Date</em></a>, we’ll take a look at the issues surrounding the blast and its continued legacy, both on the Plaza and in the courtroom. We’ll also talk with one of the owners of JJ’s about what the future holds.</p><p><strong>Guests:</strong></p> Wed, 19 Feb 2014 17:47:44 +0000 Steve Kraske & Beth Lipoff 51506 at http://kcur.org JJ's Update: One Year After The Explosion Findings Delayed In Probe Of Deadly JJ's Restaurant Explosion http://kcur.org/post/findings-delayed-probe-deadly-jjs-restaurant-explosion <p></p><p>A Missouri State agency has asked for more time to report findings on the deadly explosion at JJ’s Restaurant in Kansas City, Mo.&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">The findings are now expected nearly a year after the blast and fire.</span></p><p>A report had earlier been expected weeks ago.</p><p>A buildup of flammable natural gas exploded at the restaurant on the west side of the Country Club Plaza last Feb. 19.&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">It killed one person, Megan Cramer, who worked at the restaurant.</span></p> Tue, 31 Dec 2013 14:09:55 +0000 Dan Verbeck 49053 at http://kcur.org Top Of The Morning News: March 14, 2015 http://kcur.org/post/top-morning-news-march-14-2015 <p>KCFD is changing its gas leaks policy, and a proposed one-cent sales tax to fund transportation advanced in the Missouri Senate. Fri, 15 Mar 2013 13:11:40 +0000 Dan Verbeck 33537 at http://kcur.org Top Of The Morning News: March 14, 2015 Top Of The Morning News: March 14, 2013 http://kcur.org/post/top-morning-news-march-14-2013 <p>The Kansas City Fire Department released a report on the explosion that happened at JJ's restaurant in February, and Missouri launched a new campaign to discourage meth "smurfing." These stories &amp; more from KCUR.</p><p><strong>Explosion Probe Incomplete</strong></p> Thu, 14 Mar 2013 14:52:50 +0000 Dan Verbeck 33470 at http://kcur.org Top Of The Morning News: March 14, 2013 Contractor Dug Without Permission Before Deadly Blast http://kcur.org/post/contractor-dug-without-permission-deadly-blast <p>A trenching contractor that purportedly cut a gas line before last week’s deadly Country Club Plaza explosion had not been allowed to dig in the area. Mon, 25 Feb 2013 22:17:10 +0000 Dan Verbeck 32545 at http://kcur.org Contractor Dug Without Permission Before Deadly Blast