Kansas City, MO – A knife attack on a Kansas City educator was bad enough. Then police said the real target was Missouri's Governor. Missouri Lawmakers can't break a governor's veto and go home from a special session. And a judge starts to weigh arguments for and against the Kansas City earnings tax. Here's KCUR's Dan Verbeck with a look back at the week in area news.
Kansas City, MO – Kansas City lays out arguments against killing the E Tax. A man is killed this afternoon at an Overland Park school construction site. And a 14 year old prostitute sues a media conglomerate. These stories on KCUR Evening News.
Kansas City, MO – Casey Brezik, the 22-year- old man charged with stabbing a Penn Valley Community College Dean, made his first court appearance.
Missouri Auditor Susan Montee says the tiny town of Randolph, north of the river, has been subsisting primarily on a speed trap, and that it owes Clay county schools most of the revenue it's collected there.
An attempt by Missouri lawmakers to override a veto by Governor Jay Nixon has failed.
Kansas City, MO – A judge declares a winner after multiple recounts of a kansas city primary election contest, from the August 3rd election. The tiny community of Randolph in Clay County is called on the carpet for speed trap revenues. These stories and more on KCUR news.
Kansas City, MO – A man is arrested after a knife attack wounds an administrator of Penn Valley Community College and a man is sentenced in a cross-state-line murder for hire plot. Those stories and more on KCUR's evening news.
Kansas City, MO – A five year old boy found wandering on the street this morning is reunited with his mother. K.C. and St. Louis schools come under closer scrutiny for performance. Curious results from ACT testing in Ks and Mo.
Kansas City, MO – Tea Party supporters from across the Midwest braved blazing sun on the Arch steps for one of three rallies across the country designed to keep supporters energized ahead of November's elections.
The Johnson County Sheriff's department says local businesses have lost thousands of dollars to scammers posing as deputies.
Missouri's higher education department is beginning a study of college degree programs to see if some should be cut.
Kansas City – Thieves Make a Haul in Plaza Jewelry Store Heist. Councilwoman Jolly Won't Stand for Reelection. Columbia Police Question Suspected Killer. Flu Shots a Plenty This Season. Democrat Secures Labor Endorsement in KS Gov Race. Twins 5, Royals 4.