<![CDATA[Latest KC News | KansasCity.com &]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/ en-us Tue, 22 Dec 2015 18:22:06 CST http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss McClatchy Interactive's Escenic Tue, 22 Dec 2015 18:22:06 CST News 60 interactive-ops@herald-leader.com Emanuel Cleaver, always for Hillary Clinton, bonded with Barack Obama, Claire McCaskill’s first pick http://www.kansascity.com/news/politics-government/article91756367.html#storylink=rss U.S. Rep. Emanuel Cleaver took heat from fellow African-Americans for supporting Hillary Clinton in 2008

Sen. Claire McCaskill felt criticism from women for backing Barack Obama over Clinton

Now both stand enthusiastically behind Clinton

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Lead problem (if there is one) remains a frustrating mystery in Salina, Kan. http://www.kansascity.com/news/politics-government/article91604667.html#storylink=rss Routine exams find 32 kids with high lead levels, sparking a state probe

Residents wonder about the drinking water, a battery factory

A pediatrician cites the “Flint influence” for residents’ heightened concerns

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Pik-achoo! Don’t hunt Pokémon in area hospitals http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/article91248557.html#storylink=rss Hospitals and health care centers ask patients, employees and visitors not to play the viral game on their property

They have also asked the game to remove PokéStops from their property

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Tobacco 21 rules spread quickly, reaching majority of KC metro area http://www.kansascity.com/news/politics-government/article91347287.html#storylink=rss Ordinances raise the legal age to buy tobacco to 21

They’re ahead of schedule, with 15 area cities passing ordinances

Public health advocates and businesses join forces to make it happen

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Police investigate shooting in Kansas City, Kan. that critically injured victim http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/crime/article91651787.html#storylink=rss The shooting occurred around 9:30 p.m. Sunday where Interstate 70 crosses over James Street

The victim sustained possible life-threatening injuries

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Lawrence man guilty of threatening officer with shotgun http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/crime/article91583262.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 24 Jul 2016 13:08:09 CDT

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‘Rest now, brother. We’ll take it from here’: Slain KCK police captain is mourned at funeral http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/crime/article91464722.html#storylink=rss Robert Melton’s funeral on Saturday was the second for a Kansas City, Kan., police officer since May

Detective Brad Lancaster was killed on duty two months ago

Melton was shot and killed Tuesday afternoon while pursuing a suspect

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Judge orders brother of Leawood payday loan mogul Scott Tucker to surrender http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/article91343422.html#storylink=rss Joel Tucker is believed to have sold payday loan debts to collection agencies

Those collectors suspect the loan portfolios are fraudulent

A judge ordered Joel Tucker to produce documents detailing the origins of the debts but hasn’t received them

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Cultivate Festival dishes out fare to Kansas City http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/article91532532.html#storylink=rss Chipotle’s free all-day festival was held Saturday in Penn Valley Park, returning to Kansas City for its second year

The festival featured cooking demonstrations, live music, food exhibits, games and local food vendors

About 23,000 people attended the event in 2015

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Trial lawyer Lantz Welch, known for big verdicts and his Weatherby Lake castle, has died http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/article91535517.html#storylink=rss The fabled attorney died Thursday

An obituary he prepared about himself reflects his colorful life and personal style

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Not guilty verdict for Peculiar man in 2014 Cass County cemetery murder http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/crime/article91546137.html#storylink=rss Tyler Smallwood was acquitted by a Cass County jury Friday

Forrest Fuller, 25, was found shot to death in a rural Peculiar cemetery

Mathew Volland, of Raymore, pleaded guilty and was sentenced to 30 years

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Police release name of bicyclist killed in July 14 wreck on Bruce R. Watkins Drive http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/article91452632.html#storylink=rss Densel Theye Jr. , 30, was struck by one vehicle and then dragged by another

The crash occurred on Bruce R. Watkins Drive south of 77th Street

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Fri, 22 Jul 2016 23:15:29 CDT

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Family wanted: Adrian hopes for a home http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/article91330942.html#storylink=rss Adrian, 9, needs a family that will love him unconditionally and provide a positive environment

To learn more about adoption, go to www.adoptkskids.org or call 877-457-5430

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Sen. Claire McCaskill on the Clinton-Kaine ticket: ‘They are the grown-ups’ http://www.kansascity.com/news/politics-government/article91468562.html#storylink=rss The Missouri Democrat applauds Hillary Clinton’s choice of running mate

“He will be a real antidote to all of that fear and anger and darkness on the other ticket”

McCaskill says she doesn’t think Kaine is too conservative and he will appeal to progressives

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Nine suspected drunken drivers nabbed in KC sobriety checkpoint http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/crime/article91465857.html#storylink=rss Kansas City police conducted a sobriety checkpoint until the early hours Saturday and stopped 245 vehicles

Officers arrested nine people on suspected driving under the influence

One motorist was ticketed for driving under a suspended or revoked license

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One person injured in four-vehicle crash at I-35 and Lamar http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/article91464547.html#storylink=rss One person was transported to the hospital Saturday morning in a four-vehicle accident

The Kansas Highway Patrol said the accident occurred about 7:54 a.m. Saturday at Interstate 35 and Lamar Avenue

Two northbound lanes were still blocked at 8:50 a.m.

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Historic solar flight marks first round-the-world journey http://www.kansascity.com/latest-news/article91816082.html#storylink=rss Solar plane touches down in Abu Dhabi

Aircraft took off there more than a year ago

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Semitrailer crash temporarily closes northbound I-35 near I-29 split in Kansas City, North http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/article91814912.html#storylink=rss Northbound Interstate 35 was closed near the Interstate 29 split after a semitrailer crash

The semi ran off of I-35, went down an embankment and collided with a car near the Antioch Road exit

The extent of injuries were not immediately available

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Thunderbird pilot steered clear of home before ditching jet http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/national/article91814757.html#storylink=rss Pilot told controllers he was avoiding house

Jet had just flown over Air Force Academy

Pilot parachuted to safety

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The Latest: 41 get medical help on convention's 1st day http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article91667082.html#storylink=rss The Latest on protests on the first day of the Democratic National Convention (all times local):

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Top California official's essay, posts lack citations http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article91811607.html#storylink=rss An online magazine opinion piece attributed to California's lieutenant governor contains at least one paragraph that largely initially appeared elsewhere, while several of the Democratic politician's Twitter and Facebook posts from the last month lack citations to their original sources.

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At least 15 killed, dozens injured in knifing near Tokyo http://www.kansascity.com/latest-news/article91775307.html#storylink=rss At least 15 people were killed and about 20 wounded in a knife attack Tuesday at a facility for the handicapped in a city just outside Tokyo in a rare case of mass violence in Japan, according to Japanese media reports.

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VIEWER'S GUIDE: Tuesday's roll call says it all http://www.kansascity.com/news/politics-government/national-politics/article91816827.html#storylink=rss For all of the hoopla attached to a political convention, it all comes down to this: that moment when the presumptive nominee becomes the nominee outright.

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Report: 'Brexit' move raises risks to US financial stability http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article91724272.html#storylink=rss Britain's decision to quit the European Union has elevated the risks to U.S. financial stability, though they remain moderate, U.S. Treasury Department experts say.

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Indianapolis police officer and suspect shot after chase http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article91816817.html#storylink=rss An Indianapolis police officer has been shot and another officer is injured following an expressway chase.

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After disputes, Dem stars turn their convention positive http://www.kansascity.com/news/politics-government/article91660147.html#storylink=rss Hillary Clinton's campaign sought to squelch a political firestorm over hacked emails that deepened dissent among Bernie Sanders' loyal supporters, turning to some of the party's biggest stars Monday to heal divisions on the Democratic convention's opening night.

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Historic solar flight marks first round-the-world journey http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/technology/article91815782.html#storylink=rss The world's first round-the-world flight to be powered solely by the sun's energy made history Tuesday as it landed in Abu Dhabi, where it first took off on an epic 25,000-mile (40,000-kilometer) journey that began more than a year ago.

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The Latest: Warren: Trump fans 'flames of fear and hatred' http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article91664227.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 25 Jul 2016 19:26:01 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article91664227.html Alabama Supreme Court presides over sheriff's impeachment http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article91705492.html#storylink=rss An Alabama sheriff went on trial Monday before the Alabama Supreme Court on impeachment charges accusing him of corruption and neglect of duty, including that he let an inmate run a drug enterprise from within the jail.

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Prosecutors urge speedy jailing of 2 convicted legislators http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article91813727.html#storylink=rss Prosecutors say a recent U.S. Supreme Court ruling reversing the conviction of a former Virginia governor is no reason to let two convicted former top New York legislators remain free pending appeal.

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