Bomb Threat Reported At KCMO City Hall | KCUR

Bomb Threat Reported At KCMO City Hall

Dec 3, 2013

Updated, 12:33 p.m.

The city has announced that they expect to be able to reopen City Hall aound 3 p.m. Tuesday afternoon. Until then, police officers will continue to search the building floor by floor to determine if a threat still exists.

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Multiple news organizations are reporting a bomb threat was called into Kansas City, Mo., City Hall Tuesday morning. KCTV5 reports the call was made to 911 at 8:04 a.m. 

KMBC reports all 29 floors of City Hall have been evacuated, and pedestrian traffic around the building in downtown Kansas City is being diverted.

A meeting to discuss the future of KCI airport had just gotten underway in the council chambers. Around 500 people were evacuated.