• What’s Happening

    Nguyen sentenced to 74 years for murder, assault in arson case

    By Paul Thompson Northeast News Tearful testimony and a dramatic health scare marked the sentencing hearing of arsonist of Thu […]

    Prosecution seeks 89 years in Mesh, Leggio Arson Death

    By Michael Bushnell and Paul Thompson Prosecutors have released a 31-page memorandum requesting a sentence of 89 years for convicted […]

    Affordable Housing Policy hits the docket in KCMO

    Paul Thompson Northeast News The City of Kansas City, Missouri is taking big steps to ensure that the dream of […]

  • Local Weather

  • More brass for the mantle

    September 19th, 2018
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    Once again, we here at the House of News are proud to share the results of the Missouri Press Association’s […]


    KCPL Hype

    September 12th, 2018
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    There’s been a lot of talk recently about the rate hike Kansas City Power and Light is foisting on its users. […]


    Bike lanes at what cost?

    September 5th, 2018
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    Last week, two reports aired on local television news outlining the danger created to motorists by the installation of new […]


    The Cost of Universal Pre-K

    August 29th, 2018
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    The dog has done her homework and we’re in agreement that kids that are enrolled in a pre-kindergarten program have […]


    City services get kudos

    August 22nd, 2018
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    Last week, the front porch collapsed on the iconic “cougar” house in the Scarritt Renaissance neighborhood. It would be easy […]


  • Mayor’s gun violence rhetoric falls short

    August 15th, 2018
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    Last week, Mayor Sly James sat behind his mahogany bomber on the 29th floor of City Hall and delivered yet […]


    Historically Speaking

    August 8th, 2018
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    Last week Historic Kansas City Foundation released its list of the most endangered Historic structures in Kansas City. Topping the […]


    A Free and Unencumbered Press

    July 31st, 2018
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    On balance, the freedoms guaranteed to the press benefit American democracy. This was the topic of debate at this year’s […]


    Ch-ch-changes

    July 25th, 2018
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    Dorri Partain Guest columnist One comment this news dog hears quite frequently is that “the neighborhood has changed”.   This […]


    Infrastructure Fail Redux

    July 18th, 2018
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    About six weeks ago, this fed up Newsdog penned a column lamenting the ongoing orange cone obstacle course that’s been […]