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Grand jury investigates alleged abuse by Kansas City, Kansas, detective

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Federal prosecutors have convened a grand jury investigation into former Kansas City, Kansas, police detective Roger Golubski. Golubski is accused of terrorizing Black women over the course of decades.

Federal prosecutors have convened a grand jury investigation into Roger Golubski. He’s a former Kansas City, Kansas, police detective, who was allegedly involved in corruption and the abuse of Black residents for years. KCUR’s Peggy Lowe has reported on the case, and shares what she knows about the most recent developments.

Plus, the Kansas City Museum reopens to the public next week after seven years of restoration. KCUR's Julie Denesha gives us a look at the new stories the museum hopes to tell about Kansas City.

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