<![CDATA[Local News | KansasCity.com &]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/ en-us Tue, 22 Dec 2015 18:25:04 CST http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss McClatchy Interactive's Escenic Tue, 22 Dec 2015 18:25:04 CST Local 60 interactive-ops@herald-leader.com Overland Park boy Luke Bresette memorialized by plaque at Alabama airport http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/article59052388.html#storylink=rss Luke Bresette was killed by a falling sign at the Birmingham airport in 2013

A plaque bearing his likeness and words from his family was unveiled Wednesday

The plaque stands in the lobby of Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport

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Sudden snow squalls could create a hazardous Monday commute http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/article59057498.html#storylink=rss Snow squalls were expected to spread across the Kansas City region late Sunday and continue into Monday afternoon

Less than an inch of snow is possible, but gusting winds could reduce visibility to less than a block at times

Dress warmly because wind chills are expected to be in the teens

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With only 29 students, Catholic school in Montrose, Mo., hangs on http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/article59040003.html#storylink=rss Times are tough for St. Mary School, but the rural community wants it to stay open

Father Tom Hermes, who has a reputation for keeping troubled schools open, has ideas

The Bright Futures Fund, designed to help inner-city schools in Kansas City, is helping, too

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Fire at Raytown apartment building leaves boy dead, two injured http://www.kansascity.com/news/article58971528.html#storylink=rss Raytown firefighters were briefly trapped and issued a mayday call

A 5-year-old boy was killed

A 55-year-old woman and an 18-month-old boy were seriously injured

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Kansas City philanthropy awards are announced http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/article58409528.html#storylink=rss Nonprofit Connect will present nine awards May 20

Eight individuals and four organizations will be honored

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Bledsoe case influences bill requiring taped interrogations http://www.kansascity.com/latest-news/article58987853.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 07 Feb 2016 11:51:01 CST The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/latest-news/article58987853.html 2 Kansas universities give campus sex-offender lists online http://www.kansascity.com/latest-news/article58987238.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 07 Feb 2016 11:41:01 CST The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/latest-news/article58987238.html Victim of shooting on Flora Avenue identified http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/crime/article58999748.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 07 Feb 2016 13:53:27 CST

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Science Olympiad in Kansas City sends nine winning teams to state competition http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/article58913348.html#storylink=rss Students from 27 schools competed Saturday at Metropolitan Community College-Penn Valley

The event included bottle rockets, bridge building, computer game programming

Students will compete in the Missouri Science Olympiad in April

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Munday on Monday: Germ season http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/article58975038.html#storylink=rss Cold and flu season suddenly makes me look like a germophobe

A verse by The Kansas City Star’s Don Munday

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One case of norovirus confirmed in illnesses at University of Kansas Hospital Marillac Campus http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/article58968423.html#storylink=rss The hospital said 18 people were sick Thursday

Health officials recommended it be treated as norovirus pending lab results

Preliminary results confirmed one case Saturday

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Finding the right system leader will be crucial in fixing a broken Mizzou http://www.kansascity.com/news/state/missouri/article58871643.html#storylink=rss University of Missouri firestorm over racial issues that drove two leaders from their jobs still smolders

Never has there been a more important hire than the replacement for former system president Tim Wolfe

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Group begins running anti-earnings tax radio ads http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article58853468.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 06 Feb 2016 12:19:26 CST

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KC worries that state legislation restricting municipal courts would prolong blight http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article58919663.html#storylink=rss Missouri measure intends to prevent cities from using municipal fines to fill coffers

But local leaders say proposal would hurt neighborhoods with property code problems

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Photo gallery: St. Mary School in Montrose, Mo. http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/article59048948.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 07 Feb 2016 19:19:52 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/article59048948.html Police and fire department photos bring Kansas City history to life http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/article58688828.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 07 Feb 2016 12:02:29 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/article58688828.html KC Zoo meerkats predict Super Bowl http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/article58994943.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 07 Feb 2016 12:59:27 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/article58994943.html Photo gallery: Star Shots, best photos from Feb. 6 http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/article58960123.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 06 Feb 2016 23:25:17 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/article58960123.html Director of Brownback’s economic council is arrested on suspicion of DWI http://www.kansascity.com/news/state/kansas/article58938493.html#storylink=rss Stanley Ahlerich was arrested early Saturday morning

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Man is found fatally shot in vehicle on Flora Avenue http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/crime/article58931098.html#storylink=rss Witnesses remembered gunshots about 1 a.m.

A resident who called police believed the person was a relative

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Kansas City man is charged with murder in fatal shooting http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/crime/article58920478.html#storylink=rss Lorenzo D. Washington is accused of murder

Thomas E. Kuzila Jr., a journeyman with Pipefitters Local 533, was found fatally shot Jan. 30

Investigators believe Kuzila’s truck was stolen after the shooting

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Photo gallery: Citizens Task Force on Violence hears from the public http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/article58906728.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 06 Feb 2016 18:00:04 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/article58906728.html As task force listens, citizens speak out about violence http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/crime/article58868843.html#storylink=rss People at the meeting talk about ways to make neighborhoods safe

Some blame the problems on poverty

Others say police are part of the issue

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Citizen Task Force on Violence listening session http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/crime/article58899693.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 06 Feb 2016 17:38:57 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/crime/article58899693.html Man killed by Independence police identified http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/crime/article58853333.html#storylink=rss Harless Scott was fatally shot after a police chase

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Family wanted: Hannah and Leland hope for a home http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/article58705338.html#storylink=rss The 9-year-old twins thrive when they receive individual attention

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

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All roads lead to the Orange Barrel Festival http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/c-w-gusewelle/article58707083.html#storylink=rss The traffic barriers will outlast us all

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Missing Overland Park man with autism located http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/article58796313.html#storylink=rss D’Andre Williams located in Kansas City

Police said his family has been notified

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Here’s what you need to know about noroviruses — but first, wash your hands http://www.kansascity.com/living/health-fitness/article58760698.html#storylink=rss It’s “improbable” Overland Park outbreaks are linked, but possible, health official says

Noroviruses are responsible for about 19 million to 21 million illnesses each year in U.S.

This time of year is prime time for the sickness — so wash your hands.

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A new look for the Kansas City Community Kitchen http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/article58791073.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 05 Feb 2016 21:41:50 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/article58791073.html