Kansas City

2 Firefighters Die After 2 Rescued from Kansas City BlazeA Fire Chief identified the firefighters as 17-year department veteran Larry J. Leggio and 13-year veteran John V. Mesh
Kansas City-St. Joseph Diocese Settles Claims for $200,000The Catholic Diocese of Kansas City-St. Joseph has agreed to pay $200,000 to settle a lawsuit over a parent's claims that a pedophile priest took obscene photos of her two minor daughters.
Police: Man Shoots Daughter, 7, in Hand in Kansas CityA 32-year-old man has been arrested after police say he shot his 7-year-old daughter in the hand inside their Kansas City home.
Child Homicides Taking Toll in Kansas City Metropolitan AreaStatistically, this year's numbers aren't much worse than most in the past decade, police say. But it's the way many of the children have died that has sparked revulsion.
Olive Garden Apologizes to Kansas City Police OfficerThe president of the Olive Garden restaurant chain has apologized to a Kansas City police officer after a restaurant employee asked the officer to leave because he was armed.
Former Navy Pilot Sues U.S. Government Over Bipolar DiagnosisA former Navy pilot has filed a $35 million lawsuit against the federal government alleging that a Veterans Affairs doctor misdiagnosed him with a mental illness that caused him to lose his ability to fly commercial airplanes and be wrongly treated for the disorder for a decade.
Missouri Summer Jobs Program Places More than 3,100 YouthsA new Missouri summer jobs program provided more than 3,000 low-income youth with work experience.
Favorable Conditions Help Spawn Oak Leaf Itch Mite BoomPeople in the Kansas City region may soon feel the bite as favorable weather and environmental conditions have led to a boom in the oak leaf itch mite population.
Attorney: Jail Guards Were Slow to Admit Injuries to Inmate A man who said he was beaten in the Jackson County Jail alleges in a new court filing that corrections officials were slow to tell hospital staff how the man suffered broken ribs, three cracked vertebrae, a collapsed lung, cuts and bruises.
KC Judge Orders Minimum Wage Proposal Removed From BallotA proposal that called for Kansas City's minimum wage to increase to $15 per hour won't appear on the November ballot.
STL Police Use KC 'Call-In' Method to Lower CrimeDotson says they were also warned that their family and friends could face utility shut-offs for unpaid bills if they get in trouble, again.
Mom of Children Found in Kansas City Cave Can Leave JailHowever, Sean Dale, the owner of the Underground Diesel shop, told The Associated Press the boys stayed with Mugrauer while she worked for him at the shop and that he provided the crate so they wouldn't ``run amok.''

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