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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Police forward middle school shooting threat case to

The Douglas County District Attorney's Office is currently considering whether to file charges in two recently reported shooting threats against Lawrence public schools, authorities said. In the newest case, a staff member at Liberty Memorial Central Middle School, 1400 Massachusetts St., reported

LJWORLD - 2018-03-19 12:26:53

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


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


2 people taken to hospital after shooting near 39th and Mersington

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Two people were shot Wednesday night in Kansas City, police say. The shooting happened around 9 p.m. Wednesday near East 39th Street and Mersington Avenue. Both victims were taken to the hospital, police on scene said. Their conditions are not known at this time. Police are on sce


Two people found dead in burning house on Kansas City's East Side, reports say

Firefighters found two people dead inside a burning house on Kansas City's East Side, according to reports. The house appeared to have been divided into two apartments. The people on the lower level escaped unharmed. This Google Maps Street View image is from August 2014. Google Maps Firefighters fo


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


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


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