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Police investigating homicide after man found dead near Blue Parkway in Kansas City

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Police are investigating a homicide Saturday after a man was found dead near Lawn Avenue and East 51st Street, just south of Blue Parkway.

FOX4KC.COM - 2018-05-27 01:26:53

Officers search for fugitive in Olathe

The driver is described as a balding white male, approximately 30 years old, wearing a black tank top and jeans.

KSHB.COM - 2018-05-26 16:37:01

Fugitive not in custody after eluding police in Olathe area

The Johnson County, Kansas, Sheriff's Office is cautioning residents about a man who eluded police after a pursuit early Saturday.

KMBC.COM - 2018-05-26 15:57:00

Rollover crash kills Independence teen, injures 4 others

The Missouri Highway Patrol said Kristen D. Moore, 18, was driving a 2001 Kia east on I-70 near Sweet Springs about 12:13 a.m. when a possible vehicle defect caused the car to skid and go off the road and overturn several times.

KMBC.COM - 2018-05-26 17:30:00

Missouri Highway Patrol investigating fatal accident in Independence, MO

INDEPENDENCE, Mo. – The Missouri Highway Patrol is investigating a fatal one-vehicle accident that occurred around 12:15 a.m. Saturday in Independence, MO on eastbound I-70 at mile marker 68.

FOX2NOW.COM - 2018-05-26 17:01:56

Man shot in the chest during late-night disturbance

An ambulance transported a man to an area trauma center late Friday night after he was shot in the chest according to police.Sergeant Craig Herrmann tells Operation 100 News, officers were dispatched to the Park 67 Apartments in the 6500 block of Reeder Street after several callers reported hearing

THE SHAWNEE DISPATCH - 2018-05-26 04:54:30

Person shot after fight at 10th & Broadway

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Police were called to a large fight at 10th & Broadway, early Saturday morning, and discovered a person shot when they arrived on scene.Officers initially responded to a report of a large fight. The call was then updated to a shooting.When officers arrived they discovered a victim

KSHB.COM - 2018-05-26 14:49:24

'Armed and dangerous' suspect loose in Johnson County after I-35 car chase, police say

Police say an "armed and dangerous" suspect is at large after an early morning car chase in south Johnson County.The suspect was last seen shortly after 1 a.m. Saturday near the intersection of I-35 and Lone Elm Road. He is described as a balding white male, approximately 30 years old, in a black ta

KANSAS CITY STAR - 2018-05-26 10:33:00

KC man charged in shooting of woman found dead inside car after leaving casino

Corey Bibee, 30, has been charged with second-degree murder, first-degree attempted robbery and armed criminal action in the April 6 death of Elaine Segovia.

FOX4KC.COM - 2018-05-25 22:58:41

Woman robs man she met on Tinder after he posts cash on Snapchat

The man agreed, but when the woman came over on May 23, she was joined by two other men who attacked the victim, cutting his head and fracturing his nose.

KSHB.COM - 2018-05-25 17:43:54

5 kids in protective custody after deputy finds chickens, pig, fleas, ticks inside Peculiar, Mo. home

Tiffany Burton, 32, faces five counts of endangering the welfare of a child in the first degree in Cass County in connection to the case.


Live: Businesses & vehicles in Independence under water after heavy rain

INDEPENDENCE, Mo. — More than a dozen cars and a few businesses are under water in Independence, Mo., after heavy rains moved through Friday morning.

FOX4KC.COM - 2018-05-25 13:37:10

Judge orders prison for drug-addled driver who hit, killed man by East Lawrence Rec Center

Contributed photo .Enlarge photo.One man died and another was injured after a two-vehicle crash on April 17, 2017, along East 15th Street.

LJWORLD - 2018-05-25 14:40:55

Motorcycle driver has serious injuries following crash in Olathe

OLATHE, Kan. — A motorcycle driver is fighting for their life following a crash Thursday.The crash happened at 3:30 a.m. near 155th and West Old 56-Highway.A Johnson County Fire Dispatcher says the motorcycle driver was taken to the hospital and listed in critical condition.


Johnson County teens arrested after robbery victim was lured using Snapchat

A man who posted a picture of himself holding a large amount of money was the victim of a beating and robbery attempt, according to Overland Park police.Two teenagers from Johnson County and a Kansas City, Kan., man were arrested in connection to the incident.The victim suffered a broken nose and a

KANSAS CITY STAR - 2018-05-25 09:56:00

Olathe senior living facility uses robotic pets to help residents with dementia

OLATHE, Kan.— Santa Marta Senior Living Facility introduces Bella and Benedetto, interactive robotic seals that provide therapy for its residents.


2nd man admits to kidnapping, raping Kansas sheriff’s deputy

Another man, William Luth, was sentenced previously to more than 41 years in prison for abducting the deputy in October 2016 from the parking lot of a detention center in Olathe, Kansas, as she arrived at work. She wasn’t in her uniform. She was released in the Missouri suburb of Lee’s Summit two ho

KRCGTV.COM - 2018-05-25 05:40:41

Briefly noted: Shawnee Mission Park beach clubhouse grand opening; Lenexa city buildings get LEED certification; SMNW state baseball, soccer

Johnson County Park and Recreation District set to cut ribbon on new Shawnee Mission Park beach house. After being closed last year for construction, the Shawnee Mission Park beach house makes its official public debut Saturday. The new facility features a large sloping roof that provides shade over

SHAWNEEMISSIONPOST.COM - 2018-05-25 12:10:55

KS agency approves Westar, Great Plains merger

Under the announcement, Westar Energy will merge with Great Plains Energy – the parent company of Kansas City Power and Light – as equals under a new parent company, Evergy, Inc.


Mom facing charges after 5 children were found living in filth with feces and fleas in Peculiar

Tiffany M. Burton, 32, faces five counts of endangering the welfare of a child out of Cass County.