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2 bodies found in woods off Raytown Road
KANSAS CITY, Mo.— Two bodies were found in woods off Raytown Road Wednesday.According to the Kansas City Police Department, officers were sent to the 12500 block of Raytown Road. Someone told police there were two bodies in the woods and led officers there.Homicide detectives and crime scene technic
Grandview family worried after 2 men disappear
GRANDVIEW, Mo. —"I'm definitely scared something is wrong with them," said Charlsea Brewer.
Fatal crash shuts down I-435 in Lenexa
⚠️⚠️Highway closure. I-435 Hwy is closed between 87th St and Midland due to a serious crash. Northbound I-435 must exit at 87th St. Southbound I-435 must exit at Midland. This will remain closed for a few hours, affecting morning rush hour traffic.— Lenexa Police (@LenexaPolice)August 15, 2018
Kansas Highway Patrol gives details about I-435 wrong-way crash, identifies driver killed
“We have one vehicle that was traveling northbound in the southbound lanes strike another truck tractor pulling double trailers,” said Lt. Jason Wohlgemuth, with the Kansas Highway Patrol.
I-470 southbound closed at 40 Highway in Independence due to work zone crash
This story is developingINDEPENDENCE, Mo. —The nightmare traffic scenario worsens.All southbound lanes of I-470 are CLOSED at 40 Highway in Independence after a crash in the work zone at that location.AdvertisementMotorists are advised to use an alternate route.No word yet on any injuries, or an exp
Belton officials say they’re not responsible for clogged culverts threatening nearby homes
BELTON, Mo. -- Most homeowners spend a lot of time watering in the summer heat just to keep their lawns alive, but Lisa Richter longs for a dry backyard -- just once.
Kansas man charged with stealing 64 firearms from Missouri gun store
KANSAS CITY – A Kansas man was charged in federal court Wednesday with stealing dozens of firearms from an Independence, Mo., gun store, according to the United States Attorney.
Joe’s Weather Blog: More rain opportunities (THU-8/16)
I’m going to be taking a few days off but depending on the weather set-ups I may cobble together another blog at some point on Saturday…with that said there are two time frames to watch for rain chances…including thunderstorms with some heavy downpours. One is this evening…another would be later Sun
21-year-old KCK man charged with stealing 64 firearms from an Independence gun store
Police said one juvenile was taken into custody, however, a $10,000 reward was offered to help identify additional suspects.
Wrong-way driver causes 4-vehicle crash in Lenexa then dies from injuries
LENEXA, Kan. -- A wrong-way driver is dead following a crash involving four vehicles early Wednesday morning.It happened in Lenexa, Kan., around 4:30 a.m. near I-435 and 80th Street.Danny Chavez with the Lenexa Police Department told FOX4 the driver of a pickup truck was heading northbound in the so
Mom Speaks Out After Child Dumps Nail Polish Remover on Age 7 Son & Sets Him on Fire
Every parent wants to protect their children. But you never expect the unthinkable to happen within the saftey of your own neighborhood.On Monday, Aug. 3, a 7-year-old boy from Independence, Missouri, was severely burned after an encounter with another child.According to theKansas City Star, Julien
I-435 closed in both directions in Lenexa, Kansas, due to fatal crash
KANSAS CITY, Mo. –I-435 is closed in both directions between 87th Street and Midland Drive in Lenexa, Kansas, due to a fatal crash.Police said the interstate would remain closed for several hours, affecting morning rush hour traffic.Drivers are advised to use Shawnee Mission Parkway, K-7, or K-10 to
Driver killed in wrong-way crash on I-435 identified
LENEXA, Kan. -- A wrong-way driver died following a crash involving multiple vehicles early Wednesday morning. Tyler Burrows, 29, of Lenexa was parked on a shoulder facing north, and for reasons unknown, drove into oncoming southbound traffic and died in the head-on collision according to a crash re
Convicted felon passed FBI background check to buy gun used to shoot 3 KC officers
On July 15, after a 9-day manhunt, undercover officers spotted Mack at the Sky Vue motel on 40 Highway near Interstate 435. When Mack realized he had been found, KCPD Chief Rick Smith said, “He just popped up all of the sudden and engaged the officer."
Art teacher under investigation for child porn found dead
John Derby, 46, who was a teacher in the art department at Olathe East High School, was found dead Thursday night in a field in De Soto shortly after police raided his Overland Park apartment looking for child porn.
Three dead, ten injured when church van crashes north of Bolivar
According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, a 14-year-old girl from Louisburg, Kansas, a 16-year-old boy from Olathe, Kansas, and a 17-year-old girl from Stillwell, Kansas, died in the single-vehicle wreck on southbound Highway13 just north of 390th Road, about 5 miles north of Bolivar.
Johnson County nurses sue to overturn KS midwife law after losing hospital privileges
Two Johnson County nurse midwives who lost the ability to deliver babies at an area hospital earlier this year are now suing to try and overturn a Kansas law that bars them from practicing without physician oversight.The federal lawsuit filed by Kara Winkler and Julie Gorenc of Midwife Partners in W
‘Armed cruising’ causing concerns, Missouri cops say. Video shows people firing shots
During a busy night on Independence Day, surveillance video showed at least a dozen cars parked at a gas station in St. Louis.One by one, the video points out individuals armed with guns and at least one wearing a ballistic vest.Then, something prompts people to leave, and several are seen getting i
Multiple agencies in standoff with suspect in 4900 block of Raytown Road
KANSAS CITY, Mo. —Multiple law-enforcement agencies are on the scene of a party that is barricaded inside of a home at 4902 Raytown Road in Kansas City, Missouri.The Kansas City Missouri Police Department confirmed the standoff. The Jackson County Sheriff's Office said the standoff occurred after th
Two in custody after hours-long standoff, KC police say
Two people believed to be wanted by police were taken into custody, including one man who was arrested after an hours-long standoff that started Monday and lasted through early Tuesday, according to Kansas City police.