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Semi truck falls off highway overpass in Kansas City, Kan.

Emergency crews in Kansas City, Kan., are responding to a wreck after a semi truck apparently drove off of an overpass on Interstate 670.The wreck occurred about 4 p.m. Sunday on I-670 at Interstate 70, between South 7th Street and the Kansas River.The crash left wreckage strewn below the overpass.

KANSAS CITY STAR - 2018-06-24 16:39:00

Police identify man killed Saturday near 28th and Kensington, suspect remains at large

KANSAS CITY, Mo. —The Kansas City Police Department has released the identity of a man killed in a shooting inside a home Saturday evening.That incident happened around 5:45 p.m. near 28th and Kensington.AdvertisementOfficers were called to the area to investigate a shooting.When they arrived, they

KMBC.COM - 2018-06-24 14:51:00

15-year-old found safe after Amber Alert issued

Kansas City police were able to locate the teen, Brajaean Sledge, who was uninjured and is now talking to detectives.

KMBC.COM - 2018-06-24 02:56:00

UPDATE: Missing teen turns herself in to police

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The teen at the center of a case first thought to be an abduction, but was later determined that she was not abducted, has turned herself in to police.

FOX4KC.COM - 2018-06-24 03:32:01

One man dead and another in jail after a Saturday homicide in Independence

INDEPENDENCE, Mo. - -One man is dead and a suspect in jail after a Saturday afternoon shooting at an Independence gas station.A news release from the Independence Police Department states the victim and suspect got into a fight outside FavTrip, 10507 E. 23rd St.Police arrested the suspect at the gas

KSHB.COM - 2018-06-23 22:29:23

Girl escapes attempted abduction in the Northland

“I was running past the school and I heard yelling from behind me, why are you running, where are you running,” Mckeithen said.

FOX4KC.COM - 2018-06-24 03:57:38

Man fatally shot at gas station near 23rd, Ralston, Independence police say

SOURCE: KMBCINDEPENDENCE, Mo. —Independence police are investigating a fatal shooting Saturday afternoon at a gas station near 23rd Street and Ralston Avenue.Police said they were called about 2 p.m. to the FavTrip convenience store.AdvertisementAuthorities said when officers arrived, they found a d

KMBC.COM - 2018-06-23 20:47:00

Man shot to death Saturday evening in an East Kansas City house

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -For the second time in less than a day, Kansas City homicide detectives are trying to find a killer.The latest killing happened about 5:45 p.m. Saturday at a house in the 2800 block of Kensington Avenue.Officers went there on a shooting call and found the victim.A man left the scen

KSHB.COM - 2018-06-24 01:58:12

One person dead in shooting at 28th & Kensington in KCMO

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Police are investigating a deadly shooting in KCMO on Saturday.At about 5:45 p.m. Saturday, officers were called to the 2800 block of Kennsington on a reported shooting.On arrival, officers found one adult black male shot inside a residence. He was pronounced deceased at the scene

FOX4KC.COM - 2018-06-24 00:37:25

Man shot, killed in 3100 block of Linwood

KANSAS CITY, Mo.- A man was shot and killed in the 3100 block of Linwood just before 1:00 Saturday morning.Police officers on nearby patrol in the area near 31st & Linwood heard the sound of shots fired.Officers then located on black male, dead near a home in that block.The approximate age, or id of

KSHB.COM - 2018-06-23 12:18:39

KC cops hear shots fired, find male victim dead at the scene early Saturday, police say

A male victim was found dead near a home in the 3100 block of Linwood Boulevard early Saturday, Kansas City police said in a news release.Police said officers nearby were patrolling the area before 1 a.m. when they heard the sound of shots fired.Police arrived at the scene and found one person dead.


Raising Cane's employees fired after viral video shows worker stirring tea with arm

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (FOX NEWS) -- A video of a Raising Cane’s employee stirring tea with her forearm has gone viral online, resulting in the termination of those responsible.The video was taken inside the Kansas City, Mo., location of the fast-food chain and then seemingly posted to Snapchat before bein


KC area police shot ‘hero’ protecting his family. Months later, they clear his name

Theshooting occurred Jan. 30 outside a Dollar Generalat East 23rd Street and East Westport Road.Mike Becker rushed to the area to protect his wife and child, who were huddling inside the store with other customers in fear of an armed, erratic man outside, witnesses told The Star days after the shoot

KANSAS CITY STAR - 2018-06-23 11:01:00

Police no longer believe missing Kansas City teen was abducted from home after shooting

Police told FOX4 Friday afternoon Brajaean Sledge, 15, is still missing and endangered, but they can no longer confirm she was abducted.


Lengthy drug investigation leads to multiple arrests

Seven Miami County residents have been arrested on felony drugs warrants, and four more are being sought, as a result of a three-month narcotics investigation led by the Paola Police Department.Paola residents Dennis Gray, 55, Monica Drayton, 32, Scarlett Drayton, 24, ExZavier Miller, 22, and Candi


Overland Park police looking for missing 86-year-old woman

KANSAS CITY, Mo. —Police in Overland Park are asking for the public's help locating a missing 86-year-old woman with a history of medical issues.Police say Joanne Wilson hasn't been seen since 11 a.m. Thursday on the 9100 block W. 8th Terrace in Overland Park. She was heading to the Hy-Vee at 95th a


City of Edgerton approves annexation request - Gardner News

Rick PoppitzSpecial to The Gardner NewsIn a short meeting that lasted less than one hour on June 14, Edgerton city council considered items regarding ColdPoint and Kubota developments at LPKC, an annexation request and tenant finish for a city building downtown.


At Olathe library, it's full STEAM ahead for teens

Take some Elmer’s Glue, add a dollop of liquid starch and food coloring, then have a group of teenagers mix up some slimy fun. That’s just one of the recipes for the Olathe Public Library’s STEAM Thursdays program.The idea behind the program is that it’s STEM (science, technology, engineering and ma


Proposed 2019 Olathe budget would boost security in schools. Water rates may go up

Olathe City Manager J. Michael Wilkes on Tuesday presented a proposed 2019 budget that would begin boosting security in Olathe junior high schools and increasing fire protection on the west side of town while still including a small tax cut for property owners.Wilkes presented highlights of the $389


Body of Belton woman missing since Sunday found under rail car in historical area

Jessica Parsons, 26, had beenmissing since Sunday. Her family alerted police Tuesday, and officers worked to narrow down her potential location using surveillance footage and by interviewing an Uber driver who dropped her off on Main Street.