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Police investigate possible bat attack on vehicles

Warrensburg Police Chief Rich Lockhart said officers are looking for leads after responding to multiple reports of property damage to vehicles that occurred late Friday night into early Saturday morning. He said officers responded to seven different incidents in the area of Broad Street, Vest Drive

DAILYSTARJOURNAL.COM - 2018-03-19 15:33:00

Man found with gunshot wound in crash, homicide investigation underway

GLADSTONE, Mo. -- Police are investigating after a man with a gunshot wound died late Saturday morning. Officers were called to the 6500 block of N. Broadway just before 11:30 a.m. for a reported one-vehicle accident. When they arrived, they found the driver unresponsive and suffering from a gunsho

KSHB.COM - 2018-03-18 21:59:07

First severe thunderstorm warning of season issued

WARRENSBURG - The National Weather Service issued the first severe thunderstorm warning of the season late Friday afternoon for Warrensburg and southern Johnson County. The storm resulted in "pretty significant hail" in the Holden, Chilhowee and Leeton areas, Troy Armstrong, Johnson County Emergency

DAILYSTARJOURNAL.COM - 2018-03-19 18:00:00

Shooting victim found in car by Gladstone police dies in hospita - KCTV5

The Gladstone Police Department is investigating a homicide that happened late Saturday night. Police say they were dispatched to the 6500 block of N. Broadway on a call about a one-vehicle accident. After arriving, they found a unresponsive man suffering from a gunshot wound. Later identified as

KCTV 5 - 2018-03-19 00:48:00

Police: Man grabs cash at Raytown store, rides away on motorcycl - KCTV5

Police in Raytown are searching for a man who they say robbed a store on Sunday and fled the scene on a motorcycle. It happened at about 11:58 a.m. at a store in the 9400 block of Missouri Route 350. When officers arrived, a witness told them that a white man described as being between 6-foot, 3-inc

KCTV 5 - 2018-03-19 17:52:00

Person life-flighted after ATV accident in wooded area in Independence

INDEPENDENCE, Mo. -- A person was flown to the hospital via Life Fight after an ATV accident Saturday afternoon. According to a spokesperson with the City of Independence, crews were called to an area north of the Rock Creek Wastewater Treatment Plant just after 4:33 p.m. Responding units had to wa

KSHB.COM - 2018-03-18 00:08:19

Smoke visible for miles as building burns in Kansas City

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Only a shell of a building remains after a large fire on 33rd and Brooklyn Saturday evening. Multiple crews were called to the area just before 7 p.m. First responders saw heavy smoke and flames upon their arrival, and called a working-fire response. According to firefighters a

KSHB.COM - 2018-03-18 03:16:17

Three suspicious fires set Sunday in Grandview

The Grandview Fire Department is asking the public's assistance for information on three suspicious fires that were set Sunday. Grandview Fire said fires were set in a dumpster and behind a maintenance building at 15th Street and Jones Avenue, and the other fire was a mattress on fire at 15th and Th

KMBC.COM - 2018-03-19 14:45:00

Richmond dad fuming after 15-year-old son says his teacher assaulted him

RICHMOND, Mo. -- For the last month, a Richmond freshman has been afraid to go to school after he says one of his teachers pushed him. "I just worry about my safety and if could happen again because it was out of nowhere when this happened," Tyler Adams told FOX 4's Robert Townsend. "You can tell in


Police investigating Saturday night homicide in Gladstone

KMBCSOURCE: KMBC Updated: 4:50 PM CDT Mar 18, 2018 The Gladstone Police Department is investigating a homicide after officers were called to the scene of a car crash late Saturday. Officers responded to the 6500 block of N. Broadway around 11:29 p.m. to investigate a single-vehicle crash. When the

KMBC.COM - 2018-03-18 21:50:00

Dollar General planning east side store

After a long wait, Sedalia's east side could see a new business opening. Dollar General is seeking to establish another location at 4949 E. U.S. 50 next to Eagle Stop gas station. The Sedalia City Council will host a public hearing at 7 p.m. Monday about annexing the property into city limits. The c


MFD responds to structure fire on Hwy YY

On Thursday, March 15, The Marshall Fire Department responded to a structure fire at 17229 Highway YY at approximately 3:12 p.m. According to MFD Battalion Chief Jesse Coslet, a controlled burn became out of control, setting fire to bushes on the south side of the house. Coslet said the fire was und


Miami pedestrian bridge collapses, killing four people, crushing cars

MIAMI - A newly installed 950-ton pedestrian bridge at Florida International University collapsed Thursday, crushing vehicles on a busy highway below and killing at least four people, officials said. First responders recovered at least four bodies from the scene, Miami-Dade County Fire Chief Dave Do


Woman charged with 2nd degree murder in connection with fatal shooting of Clinton police officer

CLINTON, Mo. - A spokesperson with Troop A tweeted out on Wednesday evening that the Henry County Prosecuting attorney has filed charges against a woman connected with the fatal shooting of a police officer. ABC 17 previously reported that Officer Ryan Morton and other law enforcement officers were


Missouri woman killed, 5 hurt in wrong-way crash on I-35 in Fran - KCTV5

Authorities in Franklin County, KS, say a woman is dead and five other people are hurt after a wrong-way crash on Interstate 35 on Wednesday night. The accident happened at about 10:48 p.m. on southbound Interstate 35 near Kansas Highway 68, east of Ottawa. Kansas Highway Patrol says a 2003 Chevrole


NW Missouri couple charged; struck child with axe

CAMDEN, Mo. (AP) - A northwest Missouri couple is charged with more than 50 felony counts of child abuse and neglect involving a 9-year-old girl. Barreto-photo Ray Co. Ray County authorities say the girl was abused for months, including allegedly being struck with an ax. The Kansas City Star reports


Man found dead in front of Independence home

INDEPENDENCE, Mo. - Police found a man dead in front of an Independence home late Wednesday, and the department is asking for the public's help in its investigation. Officers found the body in front of a home in the 16600 block of E. 28th Place around 8:30 p.m. Wednesday. A witness told police they


Students 'walkout' for school safety

WARRENSBURG - Warrensburg High School students walked out of their classes Wednesday morning to bring attention to improving school safety measures as part of National Walkout Day. About 100 students participated in the event that lasted 17 minutes in remembrance of the 17 individuals killed Feb. 14


U.S. Bank robbed inside Truman Medical Center

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - FBI agents said a suspect managed to rob a bank inside Truman Medical Center. Police and FBI were called to the hospital just after 10 a.m. Wednesday on a reported bank robbery at the U.S. Bank. An FBI spokeswoman said the suspect approached the counter and demanded money. He told


Kansas City man identified as victim in Wednesday homicide in Independence

Independence police on Thursday identified a 30-year-old Kansas City man as the victim of a fatal shooting reported Wednesday night in the 16600 block of East 28th Place. Christopher A. Harris Jr. was found shot and killed late Wednesday in front of a home, according to police. Detectives were loo