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KCUR Morning Newscast 1-22-08

By Maria Carter

KCUR Morning Headlines (3 min 35 sec)

  • Two companies operated by pastors at a prominent Overland Park church have closed down. Complaints filed with the Kansas attorney general's office and the IRS allege inappropriate use of church proceeds.
  • Embattled Kansas City Parks Board member Frances Semler is stepping down.
  • Lawrence police are looking at a pilot project that they say could lead to all their patrol officers carrying Tasers.
  • Sheriffs' departments in Missouri would get some needed financial relief under a Senate committee's proposal. The plan recommends charging people higher court fees to boost deputy sheriff salaries.
  • City officials recently approved a new nearly $170,000 public art project for the entry plaza of the Kansas City Zoo.

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