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Appeals court affirms award for KC firefighter

The Court of Appeals Western District affirmed a hefty jury verdict in favor of a black Kansas City firefighter who was passed over for promotion. A Jackson County jury awarded Tarshish Jones $356,700 in 2017 in his lawsuit against the ...

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Missouri police chief on leave amid use of force inquiry

A Missouri police chief is on administrative leave amid allegations that he used excessive force against a father accused of trying to drown his 6-month-old daughter in a pond. FBI investigators visited the baby’s father, Jonathon Stephen Zicarelli, on Friday ...

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Missouri police chief on leave amid use of force inquiry

A Missouri police chief is on administrative leave amid allegations that he used excessive force against a father accused of trying to drown his 6-month-old daughter in a pond. FBI investigators visited the baby’s father, Jonathon Stephen Zicarelli, on Friday ...

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Flooded Jackson County courthouse won’t reopen after all

The flooded county courthouse in downtown Kansas City won’t reopen on Monday after all. The Jackson County Courthouse has been closed since Thursday because 10 feet (about 3 meters) of floodwaters filled the basement. The water knocked out power and ...

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Flooded Jackson County courthouse won’t reopen after all

The flooded county courthouse in downtown Kansas City won’t reopen on Monday after all. The Jackson County Courthouse has been closed since Thursday because 10 feet (about 3 meters) of floodwaters filled the basement. The water knocked out power and ...

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Water-main break closes Jackson County courthouse

Jackson County’s downtown courthouse will be closed Friday as crews continue their work to repair a water main break. The courthouse was closed Thursday after the water main break was discovered. Water in the courthouse’s basement prompted crews to turn ...

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16th Circuit to test mediation program

The Jackson County Circuit Court is seeking volunteer attorneys to take part in a pilot mediation program for landlord-tenant disputes and unlawful-detainer cases. Court Administrator Mary Marquez said the pilot is a small, informal project — the court is not ...

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Missouri county sees many prosecutors stop paying union dues

More than half of the assistant prosecutors in the county home to Kansas City have stopped paying union dues after the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that Missouri and other states couldn’t force government workers to contribute to unions representing them. ...

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