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Man struck, killed in driveway in Kansas City suburb

Authorities say a driver has struck and killed a man, 26, while backing up in the driveway of a suburban Kansas City duplex.

RADIO.COM - 2018-10-23 01:09:06

‘Simply no justification’: Mother sues Independence police for fatally shooting son

The mother of a 51-year-old man fatally shot last year by Independence police has 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 pointin

KANSAS CITY STAR - 2018-10-22 14:55:00

Join FOX4’s Megan Dillard and Joe Lauria at Independence’s 70th annual Halloween Parade

INDEPENDENCE, Mo. — Independence is preparing to celebrate another milestone with the longest-running Halloween parade in the Kansas City area. On Saturday, Oct. 27, 2018, the70th Annual Halloween Parade, presented by Healing Well Chiropractic and organized by the Independence Chamber of Commerce w

FOX4KC.COM - 2018-10-22 17:01:25

KCPD looking for man in connection to teen's fatal shooting at gas station

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KSHB.COM - 2018-10-22 21:09:00

Chiefs fan from Minnesota claims RV shot at in Independence

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - A Kansas City Chiefs season ticket holder from Minnesota says someone fired shots into his RV while he and his family were in town this weekend for the game. Norman Winfrey said he was driving on 40 Highway near Hardy Avenue in Independence Sunday when he heard a loud bang. He got

KSHB.COM - 2018-10-22 20:08:53

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.

KANSAS CITY STAR - 2018-10-22 16:59:00

Man whose flatulence ended police interview pleads guilty

The Kansas City Star reports that 25-year-old Sean Sykes Jr. entered the plea Monday. The charges stem from a police traffic stop in September in Kansas City, Missouri, in which officers found a backpack with drugs and guns. Sykes was a passenger in the vehicle.

KSN.COM - 2018-10-22 21:35:03

18-year-old convicted in murder of KCMO man

KANSAS CITY, Mo. —An 18-year-old Kansas City, Missouri man has been found guilty in a man's fatal shooting.

KSHB.COM - 2018-10-22 22:11:57

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

KCTV 5 - 2018-10-21 21:39:00

Group of males drives by, throws lit firework at girl, Independence police say

KANSAS CITY, Mo. --A juvenile girl was injured recently when three or four young men threw a lit firework at her, according to officials.


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.

KANSAS CITY STAR - 2018-10-21 20:12:00

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

KSHB.COM - 2018-10-22 11:55:49

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


1 dead, 3 injured in multi-vehicle crash at Brighton and 23rd Street in Kansas City

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — One person has died and three other people were injured Saturday afternoon following a three-vehicle wreck in Kansas City.The crash was reported just before 1:45 p.m. near Brighton and 23rd Street, that’s just west of Van Brunt Blvd.Police said the driver of a gold Dodge truck was


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

KCTV 5 - 2018-10-21 22:01:00

Johnson County deputy describes being kidnapped, raped by Independence man

OLATHE, Kan. -- A Johnson County sheriff's deputy told a judge Wednesday how an Independence man kidnapped and raped her. District Attorney Steve Howe wants Brady Newman-Caddell to get the maximum possible punishment. Howe is seeking to depart from the standard sentencing guidelines because of the h


Man drives self to restaurant, calls 911 after being shot in Raytown

RAYTOWN, MO (KCTV) -- The police in Raytown are investigating after someone was shot on Saturday around 2 p.m. The police were initially called to the area of 87th and Elm because someone heard shots fired there. Then, they were called to the Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen at 7601 Raytown Road because a


Man killed in three-vehicle wreck in east Kansas City, police say

A man died following a three-vehicle wreck in east Kansas City on Saturday, police said.The crash happened around 1:45 p.m. at 23rd Street and Brighton Avenue.In a statement, police said a Honda Accord traveling north on Brighton had pulled onto 23rd Street in front of a Dodge Dakota truck. The Dodg


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Woman shot, killed in KC on Saturday afternoon

KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) – A woman was shot and died from her injuries on Saturday afternoon.The shooting happened in the 6900 block of E. 114th St. around 1:30 p.m.When officers arrived, they saw several people tending to a woman who had been shot.The fire department took her to a nearby hospital whe