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Police ID Shawnee man killed by driver backing out of driveway
The 51-year-old woman from Kansas City, Kan., was the driver and is cooperating with investigators.
Mom says Blue Springs school isn't doing enough after daughter receives hateful letter
Dezerae said this is not the first time she's received hateful notes at Moreland Ridge Middle School. Each time an incident has occurred, she has reported it to school officials. However, her mom said nothing has been done.
Independence police looking for 17-year-old possibly involved in disturbing Facebook video
Police in Independence are looking for Alex Schader, 17, seen in a disturbing video posted on Facebook October 22, 2018, showing someone pointing a pistol at a juvenile victim and then hitting them. Police in Independence are looking for Alex Schader, 17, seen in a disturbing video posted on Facebo
Mother sues Independence police over fatal shooting of son
INDEPENDENCE, Mo. (AP) — The mother of an Independence man who was fatally shot by police last year is suing the city, the police chief and the officer who fired the shot.
Farting felon pleads guilty to federal gun and drug charges in Kansas City
A man whose flatulence-filled police interviewwas memorialized in court documentspleaded guilty Monday to federal gun and drug charges.Sean A. Sykes Jr., 25, was charged last year in U.S. District Court in Kansas City with possession with intent to sell cocaine, heroin and marijuana, and with being
18-year-old Kansas City man convicted in fatal shooting
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Second teen charged as adult in 15-year-old's murder in KCMO
Xavier I. Jones, 16, was charged in Jackson County Court with second-degree murder, first-degree assault, robbery and three counts of armed criminal action.
Raw video: Shawnee man struck and killed by vehicle backing out of driveway
A 26-year-old Shawnee man died Monday morning when a car backing up in a driveway struck and killed him. The crash occurred about 9:20 a.m. in the 23500 block of W. 73rd Street.
‘Simply no justification’: Mother sues Independence police for fatally shooting son
The mother of a 51-year-old man fatally shot last year byIndependence policehas filed a wrongful death lawsuit over his killing.Carlos A. Cruz was fatally shot in January 2017 at the Independence Ridge Apartments in the 18900 block of East 37th Terrace South.Police said Cruz was shot after pointing
Jackson County to open first phase of Rock Island Rail Corridor trail within next 30 days
"It's really transformed what was once a kind of blighted part of our community and made it into something I think the citizens will really enjoy and utilize every single day," said Matt Davis, the project coordinator for the Rock Island Rail Corridor Authority
Blue Springs company using facial recognition and AI to improve school security
The system is called Cover 3. Rob Constantinou said government defense contractors originally designed it as an airport security program. After the school shooting Parkland, Florida last year, Constantinou worked with the contractors to modify the program to fit schools.
Two found dead in Clay County home; foul play not suspected
CLAY COUNTY, Mo. - Two people were found dead inside a Clay County home Friday night, but foul play is not suspected, officials said. Clay County Deputy Jon Bazzano said authorities were called to a report of two people not breathing in a home in the 400 block of Norton in Glenaire, which is just so
Second teen suspect charged in murder of 15-year-old will stand trial as adult
Xavier I. Jones faces charges of second degree murder, first degree assault first degree robbery and three counts of armed criminal action for the murder of 15-year-old Jesus Reyes and wounding another 16-year-old victim after they were shot inside a vehicle in the area of 16th Terrace and Benningto
One dead in I-435 fatal crash near Arrowhead Stadium
A fatal crash on Interstate 435 near the Raytown Road exit has shut down traffic.KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) -- One person is dead in a fatal crash on Interstate 435 near the Raytown Road exit.The incident has shut down traffic in the area.The call came out at 4:05 p.m.Authorities are on the scene.The sc
KC police van in fatal crash rear-ends car before Chiefs game in I-435 crash
“This is a tough one,” Kansas City police Capt. Lionel Colón said Sunday night, as he spoke about the multi-vehicle crash the left on person dead, two critically injured and the officer hospitalized with non-life-threatening injuries.
1 person killed in multi-vehicle wreck involving KCPD vehicle on I-435 near Stadium Drive
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - At least one person has been killed in a multi-vehicle crash involving a Kansas City Police Department vehicle on northbound I-435 just before Stadium Drive in Kansas City, Missouri. The crash was reported just after 4 p.m. Officials only one lane is open at this time on northboun
Woman killed in south KC shooting identified. She was only 18
The woman killed in aweekend shooting in a south Kansas Cityneighborhood has been identified as Serenity Roby-Williams, 18, of Kansas City, police said Sunday.Police responded to a reported shooting about 1:30 p.m. Saturday in the 6900 block of East 114th Street.Arriving officers found several peopl
Liberty police search for missing person
LIBERTY, MO (KCTV) -- Police need your help locating a missing and endangered person. Gary W. Price suffers from several medical conditions and it is unknown if he has his medication with him. Price is described as a white male, 51, 6 feet 4 inches, and 452 pounds. He has grey hair, brown eyes, and
Missouri man remains in serious condition after being hit by drunk driver
Austin Cross, of Maryville, Mo., is still at the University of Kansas Health System Sunday following the incident last Wednesday evening.
Park Hill South at Blue Springs South football, 10-12-18
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