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Kansas City Gun Crime Spike
Police records show there has been an unprecedented spike in gun thefts in Kansas City, Missouri. Police data obtained by the Kansas City Star show the number of annual firearms thefts sharply increasing between 2015 and 2016. Police received just more than 800 gun theft reports in Kansas City last year, compared to less than 600 the year before.
Luring Local Sharks
Kansas City law firm Spencer Fane LLP has boosted the size of its health care practice by adding six attorneys from a larger competitor in town. Spencer Fane announced Monday that four attorneys from Lathrop Gage LLP will join as partners, with two becoming of counsel.
Meth Town Calling
The City of Independence is breaking ground on a new communications center officials hope will improve the delivery of emergency services.The 6,000 square foot facility will include room for 14 police and fire dispatch consoles where dispatchers will take 911 calls from the public.
Something About KCMO Weather
Skies are clear and Monday morning started off cold. Later in the day, we'll see highs recovering into the upper 60s with ample sunshine in the forecast. The week ahead will feature a lot of sunshine, highs returning to the 70s and dry conditions.
Downtown Agenda Right Now
Here's the highlight reel for the Downtown KC arts & entertainment scene for Monday to Sunday, Oct. 16-22: Crossroads KC - The 2017 outdoor concert season comes to a close this weekend at the Grinders stage with two performances, including the Crossroads Beer Fest, featuring some of KC's best local bands, including Katy Guillen & The Girls, Gekko, Flannigan's Right Hook and Dolewite, beginning at 5:30 p.m.
Kansas City Tribute
Kansas City is showing its support in the fight against Breast Cancer by going pink. A number of landmarks and companies that call downtown home will turn their lights pink Monday evening as part of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. It's called the Turn KC Pink Initiative.
New Years 1997!!!
Kid Rock announced Monday that he will visit Kansas City to ring in 2018 with the "The Greatest New Year's Eve Bash on Earth." The show, presented by 98.9 The Rock and 106.5 The Wolf, will be held at the Sprint Center on Dec. 31.
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