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Hit-and-run driver kills woman walking across Prospect Avenue Saturday in Kansas City
Kansas City police on Sunday were looking for a hit-and-run driver who struck and killed a female pedestrian Saturday night.The hit-and-run occurred about 10:25 p.m. at 38th Street and Prospect Avenue.Investigators determined that the 33-year-old Kansas City woman was walking across Prospect when sh
Man found dead from shooting on I-435
KANSAS CITY, Mo.- A man was found shot to death on I-435 early Sunday morning.Police were called to the scene on a shooting call just after 3:30.Officers found a black man, dead on the highway.I-435NB was shut down until 8:00a.m. while the investigation got underway.Anyone with any information is e
Kansas City Police investigating homicide near 14th and White
KANSAS CITY, Mo. —The Kansas City Police Department is investigating a homicide after a Sunday afternoon incident.Officers were called to the area near 14th Street and White Avenue just after 3 p.m. to investigate a possible shooting.
Northbound I-435 in Kansas City closed after man found shot to death on highway
By Robert A. Cronkletonbcronkleton@kcstar.comNorthbound Interstate 435 in Kansas City remains closed after police found a man shot to death on the highway early Sunday.Police responded to reports of a shooting about 3:40 a.m. along northbound I-435 just south of Eastwood Trafficway. Arriving officer
KCPD detectives 'frustrated' after three homicides in 12 hours
Police found 36-year-old Gabriel J. Edgar on I-435 near Eastwood Trafficway around 3:45 a.m., then about an hour later, police say a man was shot and killed at 9th and Harrison.
Sexual assault victim fights back against attacker, gets stabbed at Kansas City home
The woman told investigators she woke up to someone in her bedroom standing over her with a knife, prosecutors say it was 24-year-old Spencer Franklin. Court documents say that Franklin said "it's okay, I'm not going to hurt you," before making her perform oral sex.
Missouri school district embraces gender-neutral bathrooms
NORTH KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Many students in one Missouri school district won't be using bathrooms designated by gender any longer.The Kansas City Star reports that the North Kansas City School District has installed gender-neutral restrooms at two new elementary schools that opened this past week
KCPD investigating third deadly shooting in less than 24 hours
“I went out on the porch and said, ‘Hey, can you guys take that argument and stuff away from my house,” Van Dunk recalled.
1 in custody after shots fired early Saturday in Mission Hills area
One person was taken into custody early Saturday after shots were fired in the Mission Hills, Kansas, area.
Kansas City mom shocked when minivan filled with kids gets hit by bullets while driving
KANSAS CITY, Mo. – A Kansas City mom says the neighborhood she`s lived in for four years is getting worse, and she experienced it firsthand Thursday.
Police identify woman shot, killed along I-470 near View High Drive
Tasheika Baker, 41, was killed around 10:30 p.m. Thursday along the ramp to westbound I-470 near View High Drive.
Police: Man shot to death on porch of Kansas City home
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Authorities say a man has been fatally shot on the front porch of a Kansas City home.Kansas City police say officers were called to the home around 4:30 p.m. Friday for a report of gunshots. Arriving officers found 67-year-old Morris "Mack" Clay suffering from gunshot wounds
Ball python discovered on mailbox at Overland Park home
A Ball Python was found my a mailman and called Animal Control. The poor resident did not receive their mail today (obviously). The@OPPD_PIOis trying to talk the Animal Control Officers to put the snake under the@OPPD_Chiefdesk, but they won't.pic.twitter.com/YqahoO2pVn— Overland Park Police (@Overl
Legal questions force Plaza restaurant to pull CBD cocktail
“We’re going to go about this the right way, we’re working with regulated industries,” Executive Chef Clark Grant of Hogshead Kansas City said.
Woman dead after shooting in Kansas City, Missouri
KANSAS CITY, Mo. —A woman died after she was shot Thursday night. First responders found her on a highway ramp.Around 10:30 p.m., Kansas City, Missouri police officers responded to a reported shooting at I-470 and View High Drive.When they got there, they found a woman on the on-ramp to westbound I-
Blue Springs grandma trapped under riding lawnmower, rescued by sanitation workers
Kristie Hardin said her 70-year-old mother, Judy Scott, was mowing the backyard when she made a sharp turn, causing the mower to fall on her, trapping her underneath. A neighbor ran searching for help after discovering Scott on the ground with the big green machine on top of her, and blood pouring f
CBD cocktail pulled from Plaza restaurant
A Plaza restaurant was set to serve up a CBD drink until it was notified that it was not legal. CBD oil is a product derived from hemp.
More than a dozen guns stolen from Frontier Justice
KANSAS CITY, Mo.— More than a dozen guns were stolen early Saturday morning when unknown suspects broke into Frontier Justice, which is located at 10000 France Family Drive in Village West.
Independence man who killed wife while children hid gets life in prison
Roldan-Marron, 48, used four different knives and stabbed Gomez 13 times during the assault, according to trial testimony.
2 bodies found in woods identified as missing Grandview men
KANSAS CITY, Mo.— Thetwo men found deadin the woods off Raytown Road have been identified as Michael Brewer and Keith Wasmer, who have been missing since August 6.