KCUR Newscast
9:36 am
Mon June 27, 2011

KCUR Morning News 6-27-11

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Tens of thousands of people in Missouri and Kansas were briefly without power after two rounds of heavy thunderstorms made their way across the Kansas City area and communities to the north.

A Missouri House Committee is convening in Joplin as it examines the state's disaster response efforts.

A two-person office that helped film directors scout locations and find equipment and employees in Missouri will close on Thursday.

Lawrence Police have been investigating the discovery of a body found in a wooded area.

The Missouri fire marshal is cautioning people about the potential dangers from holding their own firework displays.

The Missouri fire marshal is cautioning people about the potential dangers from holding their own firework displays.