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Dark Times Ahead for Kansas City’s Self-Storage Industry

  KANSAS CITY, MO./ FEBRUARY 12, 2019 (STL.News) The greater Kansas City area’s commercial real estate market has been thriving since 2012. Developments of multi-family, industrial, and self-storage property types have all yielded strong returns. As household income grows and unemployment rates continue to shrink (down to 2.7% as of October 2018), Kansas City’s economic … Continue reading Dark Times Ahead for Kansas City’s Self-Storage Industry

Missouri News: Three Cameron Residents Among Five Pleading Guilty to Meth Conspiracy

Three Defendants Face Up To 18 Years in Prison KANSAS CITY, MO – Three Cameron, Missouri residents are among five defendants who have pleaded guilty to their roles in a conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine. Benjamin W. Clark, 26, of Cameron, pleaded guilty today before U.S. Chief Magistrate Judge Matt J. Whitworth to the charge contained … Continue reading Missouri News: Three Cameron Residents Among Five Pleading Guilty to Meth Conspiracy

Missouri News: Andrew J. Houston, Nicole Waguespack and Dyland Houston Sentenced for Conspiracy to Lure Robbery Victims with Online Ads

KANSAS CITY, MO (STL.News) – Two Kansas City, Missouri brothers and a Sugar Creek, Mo., woman have been sentenced in federal court for their roles in a conspiracy to commit a series of armed robberies by luring their victims with online advertisements and ambushing them. Dylan J. Houston, 22, his brother, Andrew J. Houston, 29, … Continue reading Missouri News: Andrew J. Houston, Nicole Waguespack and Dyland Houston Sentenced for Conspiracy to Lure Robbery Victims with Online Ads

Missouri News: KC Woman, Yadieras Y. Contreras, Sentenced to 13 Years for Leading Meth Conspiracy

Two Co-conspirators, David F. Bushdiecker and Benjamin H. McDaniel, Also Sentenced This Month KANSAS CITY, MO – Jan. 30, 2019 – A Kansas City, Missouri woman was sentenced in federal court today for her role in leading a large methamphetamine conspiracy. Yadieras Y. Contreras, also known as “Fajita,” 36, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge … Continue reading Missouri News: KC Woman, Yadieras Y. Contreras, Sentenced to 13 Years for Leading Meth Conspiracy

Business News: UMB Financial Corporation Reports Earnings of $196.3 Million for the Full-Year 2018

KANSAS CITY, MO – Jan. 30, 2019 – UMB Financial Corporation (Nasdaq: UMBF), a financial services company, announced results for the fourth quarter and year ended December 31, 2018. “Results for the fourth quarter 2018 included 8.5 percent annualized average loan growth, 9.9 percent deposit growth and margin expansion of six basis points on a … Continue reading Business News: UMB Financial Corporation Reports Earnings of $196.3 Million for the Full-Year 2018

KANSAS CITY, Mo | Kansas City to rename street to honor Martin Luther King Jr.

KANSAS CITY, Mo. —January 24, 2019—  Leaders in Kansas City, Missouri, one of the nation’s largest cities without a public memorial to Martin Luther King Jr., settled a yearlong debate Thursday by voting to rename a 10-mile stretch of roadway after the civil rights leader. Nearly 51 years after King was assassinated, the Kansas City … Continue reading KANSAS CITY, Mo | Kansas City to rename street to honor Martin Luther King Jr.

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif | Snead’s big bets on Rams’ future pay off in Super Bowl trip

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif.  —January 23, 2019— One year ago, general manager Les Snead and the Los Angeles Rams’ front office decided they had to jump through the championship window that had suddenly, shockingly appeared before them. Now that they’ve landed on their feet in Atlanta, Snead has zero regrets about writing the checks and making … Continue reading THOUSAND OAKS, Calif | Snead’s big bets on Rams’ future pay off in Super Bowl trip

Silent Danger: One in Three Kansas City-Area Homes at High Radon Risk

  KANSAS CITY, MO./ JANUARY 17, 2019 (STL.News) The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has named January “National Radon Action Month” to raise awareness of the dangers caused by the naturally occurring radioactive gas. Radon is undetectable by smell, sight, or taste and long-term exposure can cause devastating health issues. The U.S. Surgeon General and American … Continue reading Silent Danger: One in Three Kansas City-Area Homes at High Radon Risk