Kansas City

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Kansas City Faces Discrimination Lawsuits

Kansas City has settled four discrimination lawsuits filed by former part-time municipal prosecutors at a cost of more than $1 million since last July, and four similar lawsuits are still pending.


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Man Fears Losing Home After City Bills Him $12,000 To Fix Curb

A homeowner is planning to launch a fight against his city over an expensive bill to repair his curb.



KC Band Teacher Charged with Molesting 11-Year-Old

An assistant band teacher at a Kansas City private school has been charged with molesting an 11-year-old student who says he inappropriately groped her on several occasions.


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Kansas City Police Find Hidden Cameras In Apartment

Kansas city woman found a hidden camera in her apartment that would later lead police to finding more.


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Woman Sues Pawn Shop for Selling Gun to Daughter

A western Missouri woman is suing a pawn shop that sold her mentally ill daughter a gun that she used to fatally shoot her father.


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Lawsuit Claims KC District Actively Discriminated

It’s the second lawsuit in the last week alleging the district’s owners and Ballpark Village developer The Cordish Co. worked to reduce the number of black patrons in the district’s bars and restaurants.


Spellers participate during the 2010 Scripps National Spelling Bee competition June 3, 2010 in Washington, DC. Spellers participated in the annual competition to become the best spelling bee of the year. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Kansas City-Area Spelling Bee Finally Ends

A marathon spelling bee between two Kansas City-area students who exhausted the initial word list last month ended after 29 more rounds Saturday when the eventual runner-up stumbled over the word “stifling.”


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Bomb Threat Prompts Search of Plane in Kansas City

An American Airlines flight from Chicago’s O’Hare Airport was taken to a remote area at Kansas City International Airport and searched after it landed because of a bomb threat.


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Cordish Co. Accused of Racial Discrimination in KC

A former employee of Kansas City’s downtown entertainment district alleges in a lawsuit that the district’s owners and others created disturbances so they could eject black patrons from the area.


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Missouri House Backs Business Truce with Kansas

The state House voted to pass a bill that would stop offering incentives for businesses to move from any of four Kansas counties to any of four Missouri counties in the Kansas City region.