Change your clock, change your batteries this weekend as Daylight Savings Time hits

Posted October 31, 2014 at 5:15 pm

Northeast News
Oct. 31, 2014

KANSAS CITY, Missouri — With Daylight Savings Time ending Sunday, Nov. 2, the  Kansas City, Mo., Fire Department wants to remind residents to change the batteries in their smoke detectors when they change their clock.

According to the National Fire Protection Association, a working smoke detector increases a person’s chances of a safe escape from a fire by more than 50 percent. Residents who do not own a smoke detector and live in a single-family residence may obtain one for free by visiting their local fire station and filling out a form. Free smoke detectors are not for owners of multiple rental properties or apartment complexes. Rental property owners are required by code to provide working smoke alarms for their renters.

The KCFD recommends that residents install at least one smoke detector inside every sleeping area and on every level of a home. Smoke detectors should be tested on

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    Royals fans filled almost the entire lower level during the team's fan rally.

    Thank you, Royals

    Posted October 30, 2014 at 12:32 pm

    Joe Jarosz
    Northeast News
    Oct. 30, 2014

    KANSAS CITY, Missouri — Even though they came up just short of winning the World Series, the fans were not disappointed.

    Throughout Thursday’s fan rally, held at Kauffman Stadium, fans — filling almost the entirety of the lower level — peppered players, coaches, the owner and city and county

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    KCPD investigating area homicide

    Posted October 28, 2014 at 11:00 pm

    By Joe Jarosz
    Northeast News
    October 29, 2014

    KANSAS CITY, Missouri – The Kansas City Police are investigating a weekend homicide just outside the Northeast area.

    According to a press release from public information officers over the weekend, the KCPD were

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    Halloween safety with the KCPD

    Posted October 28, 2014 at 11:00 pm

     

    By Joe Jarosz
    Northeast News
    October 29, 2014

    KANSAS CITY, Missouri – A few area students learned how to be safe on Halloween from members of the Kansas City Police Department’s East Patrol Division.

    Last Friday, Sgt. Cory LeMoine and Public

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    Hang out with runners along the Cliff Drive

    Posted October 28, 2014 at 11:00 pm

    By Joe Jarosz
    Northeast News
    October 29, 2014

    KANSAS CITY, Missouri – This weekend, runners are heading for the cliff.

    The Cliff Hanger Run takes participants along the Cliff Drive Scenic Byway. This year’s race takes place on Sunday, Nov. 2.

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    Who and what are you voting for?

    Posted October 28, 2014 at 11:00 pm

     

    By Joe Jarosz
    Northeast News
    October 29, 2014

    KANSAS CITY, Missouri – Election day is right around the corner.

    The election will be held Tuesday, Nov. 4, with polls open from 6 a.m. – 7 p.m. If you’ve been muting the

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    Man charged in 1985 rape

    Posted October 28, 2014 at 2:13 pm

    Joe Jarosz
    Northeast News
    Oct. 28, 2014

    KANSAS CITY, Missouri — Thanks to DNA technology, an inmate in a Missouri prison has been charged with the July 5, 1985, assault and rape of a then 14-year-old girl.

    Jackson County Prosecutor Jean Peters Baker said in a press release that Melvin Conley, 56, has been

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    Advance Auto Parts opens ninth store in Kansas City

    Posted October 27, 2014 at 3:48 pm

    Northeast News
    Oct. 27, 2014

    KANSAS CITY, Missouri — Advance Auto Parts, Inc. (NYSE: AAP), the largest automotive aftermarket parts provider in North America, serving both the do-it-yourself and professional installer markets, opened its ninth store in Kansas City at 2661 Independence

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    Phone scammers claim to be with Kansas City Police


    Posted October 25, 2014 at 9:30 am

    Northeast News
    Oct. 25, 2014

    KANSAS CITY, Missouri — Within the past week, the Kansas City Police have heard from about 20 people who said scammers called them to demand money, claiming an affiliation with KCPD.

    According to a press release from the KCPD, the scammers are “spoofing” KCPD’s main administrative phone number

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    Leaf and brush collection begin Monday, Oct. 27

    Posted October 25, 2014 at 9:15 am

    Northeast News
    Oct. 25, 2014

    KANSAS CITY, Missouri — City officials want to remind residents that the first curbside leaf and brush collection of the season begins Monday, Oct. 27.

    On their regularly designated trash pick-up day, residents may place up to 20 bags or bundles of leaf and brush at the curb

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    Races to impact weekend traffic

    Posted October 24, 2014 at 8:30 am

    Northeast News
    Oct. 24, 2013

    KANSAS CITY, Missouri — City officials want to make sure you’re aware of runners around Kansas City, Mo. on Saturday, Oct. 25.

    First, the Making Strides against Breast Cancer Run kicks-off at 8 a.m. at Liberty Memorial. The run then heads north on Kessler Road to Pershing Road,

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    Columbia man charged for robberies and 120-mile chase

    Posted October 23, 2014 at 1:29 pm

    Joe Jarosz
    Northeast News
    Oct. 23, 2014

    KANSAS CITY, Missouri — A 32-year-old Columbia, Mo., man has been charged in connection with two robberies at a Kansas City, Mo., convenience store and a car chase that stretched from Kansas City to near the Missouri-Iowa border.

    Jackson County Prosecutor Jean Peters Baker said in a

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    Reward Increase in Angel Hooper Homicide

    Posted October 22, 2014 at 3:14 pm

    Northeast News
    Oct. 22, 2014

    KANSAS CITY, Missouri – The Greater Kansas City Crime Stoppers TIPS Hotline and the Kansas City, Mo. Police Department are requesting the public’s assistance in identifying those responsible for the Oct. 17, 2014, homicide of six-year-old Angel Hooper, who was shot and killed outside a 7-11 convenience store

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    No reservoir-ations about park’s future

    Posted October 21, 2014 at 11:00 pm

     

    By Joe Jarosz
    Northeast News
    October 22, 2014

    KANSAS CITY, Missouri – First, they took a look at Independence Avenue.

    Now, students with the Kansas City Design Center are looking at Kessler Park.

    Last Wednesday

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    Scarritt Homes Tour 2014

    Posted October 21, 2014 at 11:00 pm

    By Michael Bushnell
    Northeast News
    October 22, 2014

    Along with the hundreds of volunteers who spent time building a playground, hundreds more flocked to the Northeast to tour six historic homes in the Northeast. The houses, all in the Scarritt Renaissance

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    Showcasing culture

    Posted October 21, 2014 at 11:00 pm

    By Michael Bushnell
    Northeast News
    October 22, 2014

    On Oct. 18, the Don Bosco English as a Second Language Center at St. Anthony’s hosted a multi-cultural event open house, where members from the community were be able to get a look

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    Grant to help bring more soccer to Northeast

    Posted May 28, 2014 at 11:00 am

    By JOE JAROSZ
    Northeast News
    May 28, 2014

    KANSAS CITY, Missouri – Are you ready for some football Northeast Kansas City?

    Well, not the American version, but the European style, better known to us as soccer.

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    Area youth getting the chance to ride

    Posted March 25, 2014 at 11:00 pm

     

    By JOE JAROSZ
    Northeast News
    March 26, 2014

    KANSAS CITY, Missouri – Inner-city youth are now able to go mountain biking in style, thanks to the Kansas City, Mo., Police Department.

    The Police Athletic League of Kansas City recently received a

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    Mattie Rhodes combines health lessons with soccer

    Posted December 25, 2013 at 12:00 am

    By LESLIE COLLINS
    Northeast News
    December 25, 2013

    Missourians aren’t known for leading the most healthy lifestyles, but the Mattie Rhodes Center is hoping to break that trend.

    To promote health and wellness in youngsters, Mattie Rhodes is capitalizing

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    Thanksgiving Day races affect traffic

    Posted November 25, 2013 at 5:00 pm

    Northeast News
    November 25, 2013

    Two races will affect traffic in Kansas City on Thursday, Nov. 28.

    Ward Parkway Thanksgiving Day 5K 
    The Ward Parkway Thanksgiving Day 5K will begin on the north side of the Ward Parkway Center (at Ward Parkway and 86th Terrace). Road closures will take place from about

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    Northeast High School re-dedicates gym

    Posted October 29, 2013 at 11:00 pm

     

    By LESLIE COLLINS
    Northeast News
    October 30, 2013

    “Welcome to Viking Nation.” That’s the sign that now greets all who enter the Markey-Peters Field House at Northeast High School (NEHS).

    The field house has been transformed, featuring brand new

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    Par for the Concourse

    Posted October 21, 2014 at 11:00 pm

     

    By Joe Jarosz
    Northeast News
    October 22, 2014

    KANSAS CITY, Missouri – Saturday in the park, you’d think it was the Fourth of July.

    There were different kinds of fireworks though, with people celebrating an explosive beginning to turning around the

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    Playground build coming soon

    Posted October 14, 2014 at 11:00 pm

     

    By Joe Jarosz
    Northeast News
    October 15, 2014

    KANSAS CITY, Missouri – This Saturday, after the neighborhood builds it, people will come.

    On Saturday, Oct. 18, the Scarritt Renaissance Neighborhood Association, Kansas City Parks and Recreation, Humana Inc., KaBOOM! and area

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    Barber shop wants to grow with Columbus Park

    Posted October 14, 2014 at 11:00 pm

    By Joe Jarosz
    Northeast News
    October 15, 2014

    KANSAS CITY, Missouri – Eric Barnhart has big plans for his barber shop.

    Even though Fifth Street Barbershop, located in Columbus Park at 913 E. Fifth St., is less than a year old,

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    More awards for Northeast News

    Posted October 7, 2014 at 11:00 pm

    Northeast News
    October 8, 2014

    KANSAS CITY, Missouri – Last week at the Missouri Press Association’s convention, newspapers from across the state were recognized for excellence in journalism and The Northeast News was not left out.

    The

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    Lincoln College Prep earns National Blue Ribbon Award

    Posted October 7, 2014 at 11:00 pm

    By Joe Jarosz
    Northeast News
    October 8, 2014

    KANSAS CITY, Missouri – The Lincoln College Preparatory Academy Tigers are once again among the very best in the nation.

    The U.S. Department of Education announced that Lincoln College Prep has earned a

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