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The Kansas City, Missouri, Police Department is searching for a vehicle involved in a hit-and-run that killed a pedestrian Friday morning on Interstate 70. Investigators said a Kia Sorento was traveling eastbound on I-70 at Interstate 435 when the passenger sitting behind the driver got sick.The driver of the Kia pulled over to the right shoulder of the roadway and rolled down the window for the passenger.
Brookside Murder Suspect Trial Paused
The murder trial of David Jungerman was postponed Friday after a possible COVID-19 exposure. Jungerman is charged with first-degree murder in the death of Kansas City attorney Tom Pickert, who was shot and killed outside his Brookside home in October of 2017.Valerie Hartman, the court's public information officer, said the person who was possibly exposed is being tested, and the jurors were released for the day.The person who was exposed was not identified.
Local Rolling Tech Debuts
How this KC trucking platform is helping drivers achieve the 'American Dream' amid high industry demands, burnout
The COVID-19 pandemic highlighted the importance of truck drivers in the American economy, said Jeff Dema; and Foxpoint is targeting its efforts to ensure that drivers succeed and stay in the demanding industry. "Being a truck driver is a hard job. They're gone 250 plus nights a year from their home.
Local Chase Aftermath
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - A chase involving the Missouri State Highway Patrol has ended in a crash Friday afternoon involving serious injuries. The crash was reported just after 2 p.m. on southbound Interstate 435 and Gregory Boulevard in Kansas City, Missouri. At this time I-435 is closed at Gregory Boulevard.
New Barrio Brand Brewing
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Rizoma Liquid Creations is the first Hispanic-owned beer company in Kansas City. It recently launched its first beer just in time for Hispanic Heritage Month. Damon Arredondo has been in the brewing industry for many years. He's the brain and founder behind Rizoma Liquid Creations.
Suffering For Hotness
Kourtney Kardashian is all about 'painful' beauty treatments. The 43-year-old Poosh founder - who has just launched a sustainable boohoo collection - has insisted she is not afraid of 'needling and blood' if it gives her flawless skin.
Elite Move Migrants
The migrants sent to Martha's Vineyard will be voluntarily taken to a military base for shelter and support
The roughly 50 migrants who were sent by plane to Martha's Vineyard in Massachusetts by Florida's governor this week will be transported to a military base Friday to receive shelter and humanitarian support.
Veep Quiet On Her Caravan
Why so quiet, Kamala? Vice President Harris, the Biden administration's migration czar, turned and walked away for a second straight day Friday when a reporter asked her about Texas Republican Gov. Greg Abbott busing 101 migrants to her official residence on Thursday. "What's your reaction to the buses that were arriving yesterday?"
Legal Move Victory For MAGA
The Justice Department cannot resume its investigation of classified documents retrieved from former President Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago residence, a U.S. district court judge ruled late Thursday - a controversial decision that delays the criminal investigation into the former president and could pose national security risks.
Human Rights Outcry Amid War
IZIUM, Ukraine -- Ukrainian authorities were expected to begin recovering bodies Friday from a mass burial site in a forest recaptured from Russian forces, a delicate task that President Volodymyr Zelenskyy said would help show the world "what the Russian occupation has led to."
Stalker Targets Passed Away Monarch
Metropolitan Police in London have reportedly arrested a man for attempting to rush at Queen Elizabeth II's coffin as she l ies in state at Westminster Hall. "At [10 A.M.] on Friday 16 September officers from the Met's Parliamentary and Diplomatic Protection Command detained a man in Westminster Hall following a disturbance," a spokesperson for the police force confirmed in a statement on Friday, September 16, per The Telegraph .
Home Team Down 88
Royals relievers walked four batters and allowed two runs in the eighth in a 2-1 loss to the Red Sox in Boston Friday night. The poor bullpen work ruined a good start by Jonathan Heasley, who fired goose eggs over 6 2⁄ 3 innings with just three walks and two hits allowed.
The pews at Country Club Christian Church were packed with Kansas Citians from all walks of life to say goodbye to a true Kansas City legend. Len Dawson. The Hall of Fame quarterback who led the Kansas City Chiefs to their first Super Bowl victory in 1970 was eulogized at memorial service open to the public.
Katie's Weekend Forecast
Hide Transcript Show Transcript SUNDAY MORNING AT 11:00 ON KMBC 9. SOME FOLKS ARE SEEING RAIN RIGHT NOW. SOME ARE LOOKING AHEAD TO FRIDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL. THE FIELDS MAY BE DAMPED BUT NOT SO. THIS IS LIGHT RAIN, PATCHY. IT WILL BE WITH US THROUGH 4:00 P.M..
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