FBI http://kcur.org en Kansas City FBI Posts Rewards For Laser-Pointer Violators http://kcur.org/post/kansas-city-fbi-posts-rewards-laser-pointer-violators <p></p><p style="margin-bottom: 0in">Children's Mercy Hospital joined with federal and local law enforcement Tuesday at Wheeler Downtown Airport in Kansas City, Mo., to promote a 90-day crackdown on people who point hand-held lasers at flying aircraft.</p><p style="margin-bottom: 0in">Children's Mercy displayed its “Just for Kids” helicopter as an example of the kind of aircraft that could be downed by a misplaced laser beam in a pilot's eyes.&nbsp;</p> Wed, 04 Jun 2014 13:30:48 +0000 Steve Bell 56769 at http://kcur.org Kansas City FBI Posts Rewards For Laser-Pointer Violators Former Brownback Aides Under FBI Scrutiny http://kcur.org/post/former-brownback-aides-under-fbi-scrutiny <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Over the weekend, the </span><a href="http://cjonline.com/news/2014-04-26/sources-fbi-examines-lobbying-brownback-loyalists" style="line-height: 1.5;" target="_blank"><em>Topeka Capital-Journal</em></a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> reported that the Federal Bureau of Investigation is looking into Kansas </span>Gov<span style="line-height: 1.5;">. Sam </span>Brownback’s<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> </span>KanCare<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Medicaid program.&nbsp;</span></p> Mon, 28 Apr 2014 21:43:24 +0000 Steve Kraske & Cody Newill 54909 at http://kcur.org Former Brownback Aides Under FBI Scrutiny Coalition Formed To Fight Unabated Kansas City Hate Crimes http://kcur.org/post/coalition-formed-fight-unabated-kansas-city-hate-crimes <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">A Kansas City law enforcement and community coalition has been formed to attack hate crimes after a recent study found a need for it.</span></p><p>The number of hate crimes in Kansas City has been relatively consistent year after year. But, a<span style="line-height: 1.5;">ttempts to eradicate it haven’t worked.</span></p><p></p><p>Kansas City’s top FBI agent, Michael Kaste, looked at a bureau study released this week for the nation and region.</p><p>The FBI Special Agent In-Charge said 104 hate crimes were reported last year in Missouri.</p> Wed, 27 Nov 2013 02:00:39 +0000 Dan Verbeck 47453 at http://kcur.org Coalition Formed To Fight Unabated Kansas City Hate Crimes KC Man Tied to New York Bomb Plot http://kcur.org/post/kc-man-tied-new-york-bomb-plot <p>The FBI alleges that a Kansas City man was involved in a fledgling plot to bomb the New York Stock Exchange. The case came up as an example of effective the government surveillance programs have been at foiling some 50 terrorist plots.</p><p></p> Tue, 18 Jun 2013 23:11:25 +0000 Frank Morris 38752 at http://kcur.org KC Man Tied to New York Bomb Plot Enemies: A History of the FBI http://kcur.org/post/enemies-history-fbi <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>The Federal Bureau of Investigations is our federal police force<span style="line-height: 17px;">, “to protect and defend the United States against terrorist and foreign intelligence threats and to enforce the criminal laws of the United States." &nbsp;However, in that mission the FBI has investigated its own citizens, even it's own presidents. &nbsp;Pulitzer prize winning author <strong>Tim Weiner </strong>discusses the complicated history of the FBI.</span></p><p></p><p> Sat, 16 Feb 2013 22:51:22 +0000 Matthew Long-Middleton 32105 at http://kcur.org Enemies: A History of the FBI US Rep. Kevin Yoder Responds To FBI Investigaton Of Israeli Trip http://kcur.org/post/us-rep-kevin-yoder-responds-fbi-investigaton-israeli-trip <p>The news is out that during a trip to Israel in 2011, Kansas Congressman Kevin Yoder joined a group of&nbsp; Republican lawmakers for a quick dip into the Sea of Galilee.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p> Mon, 20 Aug 2012 19:02:06 +0000 Steve Kraske & Danie Alexander 23140 at http://kcur.org US Rep. Kevin Yoder Responds To FBI Investigaton Of Israeli Trip December Event Termed New Link To Missing Baby http://kcur.org/post/december-event-termed-new-link-missing-baby <p>More than seven months after the puzzling disappearance of 10-month-old Lisa Irwin from her parents&rsquo; Kansas City home, her mother and father went on national television today purporting to have new evidence. Mon, 21 May 2012 22:38:30 +0000 Dan Verbeck 18065 at http://kcur.org December Event Termed New Link To Missing Baby The Secret Lives of FBI Agents & Private Investigators http://kcur.org/post/secret-lives-fbi-agents-private-investigators <p>Thursday on <a href="http://kcur.org/programs/centralstandard"><strong><em>Central Standard</em></strong></a>, we&#39;re searching for clues about the real lives of FBI agents and Private Investigators. We&#39;ll ask how much of their time is spent in a trench coat chasing dames vs. doing ordinary desk work.</p><p> Wed, 28 Dec 2011 19:55:40 +0000 Andrea Silenzi, Jabulani Leffall & Danie Alexander 9804 at http://kcur.org The Secret Lives of FBI Agents & Private Investigators Port Authority Chair Leaves Board http://kcur.org/post/port-authority-chair-leaves-board <p class="legacy-audio-url"> <div class="audio-container"> <div id="jp-interface-53ce0b87a3fad-" class="jp-interface"> <div id="post-audio-53ce0b87a3fad-" class="jp-player" jp-instance="53ce0b87a3fad-"></div> <div class="jp-controls column"> <div class="jp-progress"> <div class="jp-seek-bar"> <div class="jp-play-bar"></div> </div> </div><!-- end jp-progress --> </div><!-- end jp-controls --> <div class="playpause column"> <a href="http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/kcur/local-kcur-945532.mp3" class="jp-play">Listen</a> <a class="jp-pause"></a> </div><!-- playpause --> <div class="jp-time-holder column"> <div class="jp-custom-current-time"></div> <div class="jp-custom-duration"></div> </div><!-- jp-time-holder --> <div id="slider"></div> </div><!-- .jp-interface --> </div><!-- container --> </p> <p>Kansas City, MO – As a city audit continues and amid credible reports of an FBI investigation into the contracting procedures of Kansas City's Port Authority, the agency's chair has now resigned from its board. KCUR's Steve Bell reports.</p> Fri, 14 Jan 2011 07:17:21 +0000 Steve Bell 7459 at http://kcur.org