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Chicago pastor on a prayer walk to end violence

Pastor Edgar Rodriguez’s son knelt in prayer on the colorful United States map painted near where 10-year-old Lena Nunez died June 29. Nunez was watching TV in her home when she was ...

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Inner city pastors seek solutions as murders spike

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Pastors in the inner city continue to pray against violence as the murder toll climbs in Kansas City. Two more people were shot and killed over the July 4 weekend as the ...

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Kansas City mayor proposes adding police to fight crime

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Kansas City Mayor Quinton Lucas proposes to put more police officers on the streets to address the high crime rate. “We owe it to the victims, to their families, to our own ...

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2019 a sad year for Nigerian Christians as killings continue

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Though the year’s not over, Nigerian Christians continue to die for their faith. A new report puts the number at over 1,000 followers of Christ having been killed by Islamic militants during ...

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Service remembers homicide victims in KCK

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Last year Kansas City, Kan. saw 33 lives taken by homicide. While that number pales in comparison to the numbers of Kansas City, Missouri just across the river, it still rocks the ...

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National emergency declared on nation’s southern border

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President Donald Trump declared a national emergency on Feb. 15 to address the humanitarian crisis on the southwest border and secure funds for border-wall construction. The emergency declaration, combined with a spending ...

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Violent crime in Kansas City targeted by attorney general

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Kansas City has joined the attorney general’s efforts intended to fight and prosecute violent crime. Among the most violent cities in the nation, Kansas City is joined by St. Louis and, surprisingly, ...

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Another violent year for homicides in Kansas City

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It was another violent year in Kansas City and while the Kansas City Star is downplaying the homicide numbers today, KCUR Public Radio is reporting that over 200 homicides were reported–and the ...

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