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KCK man charged with murder in KCMO shooting that killed woman, injured man

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Prosecutors charged a Kansas City, Kan., man with second degree murder related to a deadly shooting that happened at 9th and Chestnut on June 30. Gari Mansaw, is under arrest and accused in the shooting that killed 21-year-old Stephanie Davis. He is also accused of assault and two


Dollar Tree continues to expand distribution network |Chain Store Age

The discounter also recently broke ground on its 24th distribution center in Morrow County, Ohio, scheduled to open in summer 2019. This new facility will be 1.2 million sq. ft., and is expected to create 400 new jobs in the local community.


Warrant: Mother of Clay County girls found dead told police she fell asleep with car running

Both girls, Goodknight Beretta June Ribando, an infant, and 2-year-old Ireland Autumn Jane Ribando, were pronounced dead on the scene.


Suspect charged in Calab Pentlin's murder

Police found Pentlin, 20, with a gunshot wound in a parked car last week around 8:30 p.m. near Richmond Avenue and North First Street in Kansas City, Kansas. He was transported to the hospital, where he died from his injuries.


World's largest ScreenX display opens in new Liberty B&B movie theater

“I don't have this in my house. Everybody has a kitchen, but people still go out to restaurants. They still go out for the experience, to get something they don't have in their own homes. We're excited about the technology evolving in home and in theater, but definitely excited to be providing this


Court docs: Clay County mom fell asleep with kids in car

The girl’s mother, Jessica Boedecker told detectives that following an argument with her husband late on July 3 –an incident in which Boedecker has been charged with domestic assault, armed criminal action and property damage– Boedecker and her two kids fell asleep in her car.


Independence mother charged with child endangerment after boyfriend allegedly beat her child

Medical professionals told police the child, who had just turned 1, was brain dead and on a ventilator. He likely had internal bleeding, and his body was covered in bruises.


Increasing homeless population at I-70, Sterling Avenue causes concern for neighbors, businesses

“That was a tent city, and MoDOT came in and cleaned all of that out and it was great, but within two weeks they were over the underpass,” said Heath.


AP News - Mother gives differing accounts about night 2 girls died

KEARNEY, Mo. (AP) — The mother of two young girls who died on July Fourth after they were found outside a northwest Missouri home told police she fell asleep in a running car and found them not breathing when she woke up, according to newly released court records.


Kansas City police help single mother of three found sleeping in a stairwell

KANSAS CITY, Mo.— Just two days after Chantre Russ arrived in Kansas City with her children -- a 4-year-old, a 2-year-old, and a 7-month-old -- Kansas City police were called after someone found the family sleeping in a parking garage stairwell.


Man known as 'Peckerwood' guilty in kidnapping, torture case - Breaking911

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – A Kansas City, Mo., man pleaded guilty in federal court today to his role in a conspiracy to kidnap and torture an Independence, Mo., man.


Metro bank robber’s family says mental health and prison systems failed them

"I called 911. I called the parole officer. I called his case worker he goes to, and basically until he does something, it’s not really anything they can do. But my thing was to try to stop him before he does it," said Holmes' mother, Valerie McCraney.


Fines, Kimsey retire from Excelsior Spring Police Department

“As a department, we have reflected back on the dedicated careers of Sgt. Fines and Sgt. Kimsey. Excelsior Springs is a better place thanks to both of these officers,” he said. “Most will never know the sacrifices they have made, and we as a department hope to carry on their missions into the futur


4 homicides in 3 days: KCPD says they need tips from the public to solve these cases

"It’s different for every case," KCPD Capt. Lionel Colon said. "For instance the homicide over the weekend off of Prospect, as of yesterday morning we only had three valuable tips and that was case where the surveillance video was very vivid and gave a very clear image of the wanted suspect. Yes, it


Woman sucker punched by stranger in Independence. It was captured on camera

Savannah Sexton was sucker punched by a complete stranger over the weekend. Her neighbor's surveillance camera captured the moment a man approaches her and punches her. Police arrested the man, Sexton said.


Mother accused of leaving son to be abused by boyfriend; infant was severly beaten

The mother of an injured1-year-old boy who allegedly was severely beaten by her boyfriendis now charged with two felony counts of child endangerment.Jorden N. Schulenberg, 20, of Independence, is accused of failing to seek medical treatment for her child and of leaving him with her boyfriend who,acc


Mom of two Kearney girls found dead appears in court for domestic violence case

In court, Boedecker told the judge, “I didn’t mean to hit the truck, that wasn’t part of it.”


Police: 14-year-old Blue Springs boy has been missing for more than a week

Police say Jaden S. Hamilton was last seen Saturday, June 30 near Old Mill Park, located at 112 NW Woods Chapel Road, Blue Springs, Mo.


Woman killed in accident at tree trimming job in Belton

BELTON, Mo. — A woman has died after an accident at the site of tree trimming work in Belton on Monday.Police said the female victim died while workers were operating tree trimming machinery. They did not specifically say if the woman was a worker with the tree trimming company or a bystander. They


NBA player sentenced in Kansas City to federal prison for fraud, identity theft

A former NBA player famous for nearly killing another man on the basketball court has been sentenced in Kansas City forfraudulently taking money meant for an African charity.Kermit Washington, 66, was sentenced to six years in federal prison without parole and ordered to pay $967,158 in restitution