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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.
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
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.
Man killed at 9th & Harrison, police looking for vehicle
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -A man was shot and killed at 9th & Harrison early Sunday morning, and police are searching for a vehicle that may be related to the crime.Officers were called to the scene just after 4:40 Sunday morning on a shooting.When they arrived, an adult, white male was found dead in the str
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
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 homicide at 9th and Harrison St.
Man found shot and killed in streetKANSAS CITY, Mo. —Kansas City, Missouri police are investigating a homicide near 9thand Harrison Street.Police found a white man shot dead in the street, early Sunday morning.AdvertisementIf you know anything, call the Crimestoppers Tips Hotline at 816-474-TIPS.
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.
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.
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.
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-
Serial shoftlifter Kelli Bauer arrested again
Bauer, the Overland Park woman who wascharged in 2016 with stealing more than $100,000 in merchandisefrom various Kansas City area retailers, was arrested Aug. 17 on three charges stemming from an incident three months ago.
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
First Alert: Rain, storm chances increase Sunday afternoon
Clouds will be on the increase for your Sunday. Chances for rain will ramp up in the afternoon. Look for a high in the low-to-middle 80s.
KCPD investigates homicide Friday near 33rd, Wabash
KANSAS CITY, Mo. —Kansas City police are investigating a homicide Friday near 33rd Street and Wabash Avenue.Police were called to the area about 4:45 p.m. on a reported shooting.
Independence 15-year-old boy’s organ donation saves 9-year-old Texas girl’s life
“He had a full life physically, but mentally he had the mind of a 15- to 36-month-old,” Eula Motelet said.
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.
Family confirms two bodies found near Longview Lake are missing men
Sources tell FOX4 the man that Wasmer and Brewer met may be the same man who led officers on a police chase and deadly car crash over the weekend. That suspect, Samuel Delozier, is charged with involuntary manslaughter and sits in jail.