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Woman sentenced for embezzling $547,000 from foundation

Nov. 12, 2019 3:18 PM EST

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A 52-year-old Kansas City woman has been sentenced to two years and three months in federal prison without parole for embezzlement. Kathleen Frederico was an accountant at Saint Luke's Foundation when she embezzled the money. During her sentencing Tuesday, Frederico was ordered to...

Cerner Corp. cuts 130 jobs, including 60 in Kansas City

Nov. 12, 2019 2:48 PM EST

NORTH KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Cerner Corp. has cut 130 jobs, including 60 in the Kansas City area. The layoffs announced Tuesday come after the North Kansas City-based company laid off 255 workers in early September. The Kansas City Star reports the health care information technology company said the job...

2 charged in Kansas City shooting that leaves 1 man dead

Nov. 12, 2019 8:28 AM EST

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Two men have been charged in a shooting that left one man dead and another wounded in Kansas City. Prosecutors announced Monday that 19-year-old Armani Elder and 18-year-old Larry Baker are each charged with second-degree murder, first-degree assault and armed criminal action in the...

Cleaver criticizes church action during King street campaign

Nov. 11, 2019 5:18 PM EST

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — U.S. Rep. Emanuel Cleaver of Missouri is criticizing the tactics of a group that led a successful campaign to remove Martin Luther King's name from a Kansas City street. During an appearance Sunday on MSNBC's "PoliticsNation with Al Sharpton," Cleaver was particularly upset that...

Record: Officer tried to keep victims quiet after cop threat

Nov. 11, 2019 3:09 PM EST

MISSION, Kan. (AP) — An off-duty Kansas police officer who was sentenced to probation for drunkenly threatening to shoot a bar server was initially allowed to keep his service weapon after a responding officer urged witnesses not to press charges, according to court records. The Kansas City Star obtained...

Hit-and-run driver injures man, woman in Kansas City

Nov. 11, 2019 8:28 AM EST

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Kansas City police are searching for a hit-and-run driver who seriously injured two people and killed a dog that was walking with them. The Kansas City Star reports that police say a 28-year-old man and 41-year-old woman were either riding a bicycle or standing alongside it when...

The Latest: Break up the Dolphins! They've won 2 in a row!

Nov. 10, 2019 7:21 PM EST

The Latest on Week 10 in the NFL (all times Eastern): 7:15 p.m. Break up the Dolphins. Miami was tanking, they said. Didn't want to win a game, they said. Trying to go 0-16, they said. Ha! Miami won its second game in a row Sunday, edging the Indianapolis Colts 16-12 thanks to an 11-yard TD run by Ryan...

4 injured in shooting at adult club in Kansas City, Missouri

Nov. 10, 2019 6:13 PM EST

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Authorities are investigating a shooting outside an adult entertainment club in northeast Kansas City, Missouri, that left four people injured. The Kansas City Star reports the shooting outside Baccala's strip club happened around 2:40 a.m. Sunday. Kansas City, Missouri, police say...

Ex-Lawrence officer in road rage incident loses license

Nov. 9, 2019 3:15 PM EST

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — A former Lawrence police officer convicted of threatening another driver with a gun on a suburban Kansas City highway in a case of road rage has lost his peace officer's license. The Kansas City Star reports that the license for 53-year-old Jeffrey Brian Holtzman was revoked last...

Titans prepare for Chiefs with Mahomes expected to start

Nov. 8, 2019 8:28 PM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — For Kansas City coach Andy Reid, the decision on when Patrick Mahomes plays again is easy. It's when the reigning NFL MVP is physically ready. Turns out that's Sunday when the Chiefs visit Tennessee. Barring a setback, Mahomes will start despite dislocating his right kneecap Oct. 17...