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KCMO Anti-Crime Talk Today
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Following a violent weekend in KCMO featuring multiple shootings and two deaths, a member of a local anti-violence group called on neighbors and other community organizations to come together and promote peace. The city saw two separate triple shootings in a matter of hours over the weekend, one of which killed a teenage boy.
Highway Tragedy Aftermath
The Kansas City Police Department said a 6-year-old girl has died five weeks after she was hit by a car on 40 Highway. Police said 6-year-old Naveyah Hayes died Friday, 34 days after she suffered life-threatening injuries when she was struck around 7:30 p.m. Dec. 21.
Help Solve This Cold Case
KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) -- Authorities continue to seek help in regard to a 2017 murder of Dominique Byers. Police say while a number of tips have been received, additional information is requested to assist in the investigation. Monday marks the two-year anniversary since Byers was found dead from an apparent gun shot in a parking lot near 6600 Blue Ridge Boulevard.
Harsh Times Until Fed Worker Payback
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Harvesters is distributing food to federal workers impacted by the government shutdown. For five days, starting Jan. 29, the food bank will give out food at five locations spread throughout the Kansas City metro and Topeka.
Celebrate Kansas City Junk Art
A special exhibit featuring recycled materials that have been reborn as art will go on display Friday at The Box Gallery, 1000 Walnut St. in the Commerce Bank Arcade. The exhibit, Allan Winkler: Recycled Art opens Friday and will remain on display through Feb. 22.
Meth Town History Reopened Empty
Two of the area's top attractions reopen today with the end of the partial shutdown of the federal government."We are very happy to be back," Carol Dage, supervisor of the Harry S. Truman Historic Site, part of the National Park Service, said Monday.
Kansas City Joined In Defeat
Patrick Mahomes is changing professional football in Kansas City, and the proof lies in the numbers. The percentage of Pro Bowl viewers in Kansas City was ridiculous. 13.9 percent of homes in Kansas City were tuned into the Pro Bowl, followed by Pittsburgh (8.6 percent), Norfolk (8.2 percent), West Palm Beach (8.1 percent) and Cleveland (8.1 percent).
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