• Scene of the incident on March 12, 2015

    Metro painting company receives citations following employee death

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The U.S. Department of Labor has issued three citations to a metro painting company following the death of an employee back in March of this year. On March 12, 2014, Colton R. Frisbee, 23, of Weston, Missouri, who was working as an employee of Myron’s Precise Paint Systems in Kansas City, […]

  • Four Royals named as starters in 2015 MLB All-Star Game

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — As announced by Major League Baseball on Sunday, four members of the Kansas City Royals were among the group of nine players voted to be starters in the 2015 MLB All-Star Game set to be played in Cincinnati on Tuesday, July 14th. The four players are: catcher Salvador Perez, shortstop Alcides […]

  • Deteriorating nails blamed for North Carolina deck collapse

    EMERALD ISLE, N.C. (AP) — Authorities say the nails holding the floor of a deck gave way, causing a family posing for a picture to fall about 10 feet at a North Carolina beachfront rental home. Emerald Isle Town Manager Frank Rush said at a news release Sunday that the deck was likely built to […]

  • Ford recalled more than 400,000 cars due to a software issue

    Ford recalls 433,000 cars because of software problem

    NEW YORK  — Ford is recalling 433,000 vehicles, including 2015 Focus, C-MAX and Escape models, because of a software problem that could keep their engines running after drivers try to shut them down. Ford Motor Co. says there is a flaw in the body control module software in the vehicles. As a result of the […]

  • Weight loss isn’t main reason why some are having weight loss surgery

    LENEXA, Kan. — You’d think that the primary reason to have weight loss surgery would be to lose weight. But there’s a different reason why more people are doing it and with excellent results. A size 4X t-shirt used to fit Cheryl Gatica snugly. “Now I’m an extra large,” said Gatica as she showed her […]

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    Damage to street causes water main break in Merriam, Kan.

    MERRIAM, Kan. — Repair crews were on the scene of a water main break late Tuesday morning and were working to repair a portion of 67th Street near I-35. Mary Cawby with Water One in Johnson County said the water main is a private fire line and only affects a nearby credit union. Cawby said the […]

  • Two Chillicothe children’s joyride shocks relatives

    CHILLICOTHE, Mo. — Police say Saturday they rushed to the 500 block of Elm Street in Chillicothe after hearing someone was “driving in a reckless manner.” “Nobody got hurt, thank God!” said Anthony Jones, talking about his nine-year-old nephew and the boy’s 10-year-old female friend. Police say it turns out the driver was Jones’ little […]

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    Latest results: Salvy no longer top All-Star vote-getter, Moose & Morales lose spots

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Two Kansas City Royals players have slid out of the All- Star spots, meaning the Royals are now down to a mere five players receiving top votes on the MLB All-Star ballot. Mike Moustakas was overtaken at third base by Josh Donaldson, while Kendrys Morales was overtaken by Nelson Cruz as […]

  • Four days after storm, hundreds still without power

    KANSAS CITY, Kan. — Hundreds are still without power Monday afternoon as a result of Friday’s storm. Local power companies have brought in workers from nearby cities to help tackle the large outage. BPU brought in crews from Springfield and Joplin.  BPU says the final outages are single outages, which means that with each fix, only […]

  • Young men playing video games on sofa

    Many couch potatoes in Kansas and Missouri

    Recently, it seems that America’s companies are giving us more reasons to stay inside. You can now get your favorite food delivered to your door through sites like Seamless and eat it in bed while watching every episode of Friends on your computer thanks to Netflix. You don’t even have to make the trek to […]

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    Two fake reports about unsafe food at Kauffman Stadium lead to warnings, concerns

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The Kansas City, Missouri Health Department said on Monday that within the last week, food inspectors have responded to two fraudulent food safety complaints made at Kauffman Stadium. They remind people that deliberately reporting false claims wastes taxpayer dollars. “Kansas City’s Health Department performs thousands of inspections each year, and each complaint […]

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    Joe’s Weather Blog: Sum…sum…summertime

    Good morning…pretty start to the day in the region with temperatures dropping into the 60-65° range earlier today…but now warming in the bright sunshine. You may once again notice some haze to the blue skies today…a result of Canadian wildfires that continue to put smoke into the atmosphere…which then drifts through our skies thanks to […]