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Lenexa fire leaves 1 person dead, 6 others homeless

"It`s nice to see that other people are stepping up to help," family friend Joe Procter said. "We've got friends of friends donating, and fantasy football league members are donating, soccer team members are donating and it`s been the one only positive thing about this, is seeing how people really c

FOX4KC.COM - 2018-10-15 22:34:03

Police identified man found fatally wounded in a shooting in Kansas City neighborhood

Police identified the man foundfatally wounded in a shootingMonday evening as Darrick J. Jackson, 40, of Kansas City.

KANSAS CITY STAR - 2018-10-16 08:16:00

Overland Park man charged with drugging, raping woman

Timothy Coniglio, 26, faces charges of rape, forcible sodomy, firearm possession by a felon and drug charges after he allegedly sexually assaulted a woman at his home.

FOX4KC.COM - 2018-10-15 21:45:00

Ottawa KS police seek missing mother, child

KANSAS CITY, Mo.— A 4-year-old from Ottawa, Kansas, was reported missing Thursday when the mother failed to show up for a custody hearing in Johnson County.

KSHB.COM - 2018-10-15 04:50:20

Man dies in shooting near 41st and Garfield in Kansas City

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Police are investigating a shooting that left one man dead Monday night in Kansas City.KCPD Capt. Lionel Colon said police were called to a report of shots fired in the area of 41st and Garfield around 6:30 p.m. Monday. When officers arrived, they found a man in a nearby wooded ar

FOX4KC.COM - 2018-10-16 02:46:13

Four teens injured after car slams into Kansas City home, catches fire

KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) -- Four teens were injured Tuesday morning after a car slammed into a house and caught fire.Firefighters were called about 8:15 a.m. near Smart and Jackson avenues. When crews arrived on the scene, they found the victims trapped inside the vehicle while it was on fire.A neighb

KCTV 5 - 2018-10-16 13:26:00

71 Highway northbound closed after pedestrian struck by vehicle

KANSAS CITY, MO. (KCTV) -- Northbound 71 Highway is closed after a pedestrian was struck by a vehicle.The pedestrian suffered serious injuries, but is expected to survive.

KCTV 5 - 2018-10-16 01:47:00

Kansas City police searching for missing man

KANSAS CITY, MO. (KCTV) -- Police in Kansas City are searching for a missing man.D’arrius Powell was last seen at 7:45 a.m. on Monday in the area of 2600 E. 12th Street.Powell is 6'0, weighs 220 pounds and was last seen wearing a black and gray coat.His family says there is concern for his mental he

KCTV 5 - 2018-10-16 00:18:00

OnStar alerts KCPD of rollover crash along 71-Highway, responding officers find one person dead

Deadly crashKANSAS CITY, Mo. — Kansas City police are investigating a deadly crash that happened early Monday.The crash happened along southbound 71-Highway near 75th street at 3:26 a.m.Kansas City police say OnStar alerted them of the crash.Responding officers found one person who had been ejected

FOX4KC.COM - 2018-10-15 12:12:25

Pumpkin patch pickings abound in Olathe area

The spooky decoration build-up in your neighborhood means it’s the right time for a visit to the pumpkin patch. Here are five within about a 30 minutes drive of Olathe:▪Deanna Rose Children’s Farmstead, 13800 Switzer Road in Overland Park, through Oct. 31.Activities:Hay ride, hay slide, maze, corn b

KANSAS CITY STAR - 2018-10-14 18:15:00

Johnson County judge denies bond reduction for man charged in Overland Park wreck

A man accused of fleeing from an Overland Park traffic crash that killed two young men made his first court appearance Monday in Johnson County.Bradley E. Woodworth ischarged in connection with the Oct. 6 wreckthat killed Matthew Bloskey and Samuel Siebuhr.Woodworth, 45, of Olathe, was charged Frida

KANSAS CITY STAR - 2018-10-15 13:57:00

Three Kmart stores in Kansas City area to close

KANSAS CITY, Mo.— Sears Holdings Corporation announced on Monday that 142 Sears and Kmart stores around the county will close their doors over the next few months, including a few here in the metro.

KSHB.COM - 2018-10-15 23:10:32

3 injured in Sunday morning house fire in Lenexa

LENEXA, KS. (KCTV) -- Three people were hurt in a house fire Sunday morning in Lenexa.The initial fire call came out around 12:53 a.m. on Sunday morning in the 9700 block of Redbird Street.One of the victims is in critical condition, while the other two victims are in stable condition.Several crews


Olathe man charged in Overland Park hit-and-run has history of traffic violations

Friends of Siebuhr were also grieving on Friday. Jackie Mittag, office manager at Connecting for Good, said that she met the 20-year-old last summer when he worked as a computer technician at the nonprofit, which provides internet access to low-income communities.


Reward increased for information in case of utility worker killed on the job

Porter was shot and killed while on the job at 9th and Brooklyn. Porter worked for InfraSource, a subcontractor for Spire Energy, and was in the area on April 24 to work on a gas line.

KSHB.COM - 2018-10-15 14:24:09

‘Flames were gigantic’: House guest critically injured as fire destroys Lenexa home

A guest staying at a Lenexa home was critically injured early Sunday when fire swept through the house.The man was in critical condition from burns and smoke inhalation, according to relatives of the owner of the house. Others in the home were taken to a hospital to be checked for smoke inhalation.F


Patriots players had high praise for Patrick Mahomes, Tyreek Hill and the Chiefs

The Patriots came away with the 43-40 victory over the Chiefs on Sunday night, and a number of New England players talked about the Chiefs and how well they played in the game.Here are excerpts from a transcription of postgame comments from New England players that wereon the team’s website:Quarterb

KANSAS CITY STAR - 2018-10-15 10:03:00

Prairie Village mayoral candidates on the issues: What does successful management of teardown-rebuild trend look like?

A few weeks ago, we put out a call to readers for questions they’d like to hear the candidates running for a number of local offices answer. With that input, we developed five-item candidates questionnaires — and all this week we’ll be running their responses.

SHAWNEEMISSIONPOST.COM - 2018-10-15 16:00:04

Snow falls at Kansas City International Airport breaking 120-year-old record

The last time it snowed this early in Kansas City was on Oct. 17, 1898, when 3.3 inches of snow fell, according to the National Weather Service in Pleasant Hill.

KANSAS CITY STAR - 2018-10-15 08:18:00

Kansas City woman accused of fatally stabbing teen outside apartment complex

KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) -- An 18-year-old woman has been charged in connection to fatally stabbing a teenager last week.Heaven Redick was charged Saturday night with second-degree murder and armed criminal action.Alaysia Nelson, 18, was killed in the stabbing that happened Oct. 9 in the 9300 block of