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Independence students face 5-day suspension for walkout to protest gun violence

INDEPENDENCE, Mo. - Justice Burris would normally be getting home from school just after 2:30 p.m. Instead, on Monday, the freshman sat on her couch comparing one of her books to a show on television as a way to pass time during her suspension. "We just want to understand why we are getting such a h

KSHB.COM - 2018-03-20 03:23:23

FBI investigating after man robs Kansas City bank - KCTV5

The FBI is investigating a bank robbery in Kansas City, MO. The robbery happened Monday at Citizens Bank and Trust, located at 8405 N. Oak Trafficway. The suspect is described as a white male aged approximately 35 years old. He's about 6'4" and has a medium build. He was wearing black sunglasses

KCTV 5 - 2018-03-20 00:00:00

Shootings on both sides of the state line; no witnesses

Two shootings, one on each side of the state line, and both victims refuse to help police fun the gunman. Kansas City, Mo. -- Two shootings, one on both sides of the state line, and both victims refuse to help police fun the gunman. Police in Kansas City, Kansas were dispatched to 10th and Gilmore a

KSHB.COM - 2018-03-19 03:48:46

Police search for missing 69-year-old Kansas City man

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Police are searching for a missing 69-year-old man who might be in danger, officials say. Jerry L. Yarber was last seen at his residence in the 6900 block of East 85th Terrace in KCMO and was wearing glasses, a black coat, blue shirt, blue jeans and black shoes. Police describe Ya

FOX4KC.COM - 2018-03-20 02:16:46

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

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

Lawyer: Ex-VA worker subject of around 100 lawsuits

Three more lawsuits were filed last week on behalf of former patients of Mark Wisner Updated: 10:21 AM CDT Mar 19, 2018 The number of lawsuits accusing a former physician assistant at a Veteran's Administration hospital in Kansas of sexual abuse is approaching 100. The Wichita Eagle reports Kansas

KMBC.COM - 2018-03-19 15:21:00

KC man charged after allegedly assaulting girlfriend, fleeing police with child in vehicle

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - A Kansas City man is now facing charges after he allegedly assaulted his girlfriend and fled from police with his son in the vehicle, court documents say. Damien G. Patterson, 25, has been charged with two counts of domestic assault, one count of child endangerment, one count of r

FOX4KC.COM - 2018-03-20 01:26:37

Kansas City Water Dept. workers clean illegal dumping site

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - City officials say a business is the likely culprit of an illegal dumping site at a city park. Last week, workers with the Kansas City, Mo. Water Department were called to a local park after receiving a tip that more than 24 5-gallon buckets of paint were dumped at the park. The c

KSHB.COM - 2018-03-19 16:22:17

Naked man runs away from KCMO shooting scene

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Police are investigating the circumstances of a woman shot Friday morning, and while the woman is expected to recover from her injuries, the shooting isn't the only thing police are trying to understand. As residents in the neighborhood near 24th Street and Drury Avenue reported


A security guard fell asleep. A burglar broke in and bit off part of his face, Tenn. cops say | The Kansas City Star

A Memphis, Tenn., man working security at a recording studio woke up to a banging on the door and the sound of broken glass. By the end of the night, an intruder had bitten off a chunk of his face and left a piece of cheek laying bloody on the floor, according to a police affidavit obtained by Fox 1


Man charged with shooting girlfriend Thursday in Kansas City

A Kansas City man has been charged with shooting his girlfriend in a residence while children were there, Jackson County Prosecutor Jean Peters Baker announced Friday. Mervin M. McNeal, 34, faces first-degree assault charges and armed criminal action charges. According to court records, police resp


KCPD report homicide at 12th and Jackson

Cause of death is not being released at this point Updated: 10:41 AM CDT Mar 17, 2018 The Kansas City Police Department received a call around 7:30 a.m. Saturday morning at 12th and Jackson, and upon arrival an unidentified male was found in a parking lot with no signs of life. Police said they're


Police looking for assistance finding 76-year-old Kansas City woman

Updated: 7:33 PM CDT Mar 16, 2018 The Kansas City Police Department is seeking assistance in locating 76-year-old Dorothy N. Hayes. Hayes was last seen walking near 69th and Cleveland on March 16 wearing gold prescription glasses, a purple top and blue Capri pants. Her hair is red and shaved on th


Changes to 'dangerous dog' policy in Independence causing issues for some owners

INDEPENDENCE, Mo. -- Should a dog that's labeled "dangerous" be considered a menace forever? An Independence family says no, but the city's ordinance says yes. No matter the circumstances, the city of Independence just updated its dangerous dog ordinance, and it includes a 10-year-old husky mix who


Kansas movie theater is oldest in the world, located just outside of Kansas City

OTTAWA, Kan. - The Plaza Cinema has been showing films since 1907. For years, it's held the title of America's Oldest Cinema, but owner Peach Madl made it her mission to prove it was indeed the oldest in the world. After years of collecting evidence - everything from court documents to photographs a


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


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


Elderly KC woman looking for help to keep her nearly 100-year-old home from falling apart

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- About 30 years ago, Brenda Baker found her dream home. But now it's falling apart, and the Kansas City woman hopes someone can help. "I felt it around me when I walked in," Baker said of her KC home. "You know, when you look at houses for so long, when you walk in to one, you can


Several cars burn in Kansas City parking lot

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Two cars were burned to their shells and another eight cars suffered damage in a fire Thursday morning in the parking lot of a credit union. Fire crews were called to the area of Bannister Road and Holmes Road just after 4 a.m. when a woman called 9-1-1 reporting several cars were