Quick news links that we didn't have time to cover in-depth but still deserve a look.
New Po-Po Tech Wanted
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - A new partnership between Kansas City and the Kansas City Police Department will save the city more than $6 million, officials say. This week, the city and KCPD announced it would merge information technology departments - a move the city said would save $6.5 million in five years.
Hide Transcript Show Transcript KELLY: COMMITMENT 2019. KANSAS CITY WILL PICK A NEW MAYOR A WEEK FROM TONIGHT. LARA: OUR CREWS WILL BE FOLLOWING THE CANDIDATES EVERY DAY UNTIL JUNE 18. KMBC 9'S MATT EVANS BEGINS THE TEAM COVERAGE WITH COUNCIL MEMBER QUINTON LUCAS. MATT: EARLIER THIS WEEK THE LUCAS CAMPAIGN RELEASED A NEW TELEVISION AD.
Nasty SKC Arrest
KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) -- A Hickman Mills School District employee has been charged with two counts of enticement of a child. Gary Curry was fired from the school district while being investigated for carrying on a sexually inappropriate relationship with a nine-year-old girl.
Box Store Creeper Caught
Court records say a Missouri man secretly snapped pictures of a 15-year-old trying on swimsuits in a Kansas store as he began serving probation for photographing women in the dressing room of another store.The Kansas City Star reports that Anthony DeLapp, of Joplin, is again charged with breach of privacy by photo or video in Johnson County District Court.
Left Turn Comeback?!?!
KANSAS CITY, Kan. -- In its long history, Lakeside Speedway in Wyandotte County has seen its share of flooding, both in 1993, 2011. But the track has never had to cancel an entire summer season of Friday night races, and owner Pete Howey doesn't plan on ending that streak this year.
Sleaze Scummit Flying High
The Air Race Classic begins Monday in Jackson, Tennessee. Racers should start arriving in Lee's Summit the afternoon and evening of Tuesday, June 18. But most of the activity at the municipal airport on Northeast Douglas Street will take place Wednesday, June 19.
Rock Chalk Health Advice
Kansas officials want to put the brakes on vaping in public schools as usage soars.
Community News Info
MAYOR JOLIE JUSTUS Current Title/ Position: Councilwoman of the 4th District Education: B.S. from Missouri State University and J.D., Law from University of Missouri-Kansas City Bio: Justus was raised in Branson, Missouri and attended Branson High School.
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