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Son suspected of shooting his mother behind Liberty Dollar General

LIBERTY, Mo. -- Police arrested a 41-year-old man in Liberty Thursday on suspicion he shot his mother behind a Dollar General, according to city officials. Around 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Liberty police responded to a reported shooting behind the Dollar General Store in the area of 338 S. 291 Highway. W

KSHB.COM - 2017-09-22 15:55:55

Liberty police: woman shot by her son remains hospitalized

A 65-year-old woman who was shot Thursday afternoon during an incident in Liberty with her son remains in serious condition, police said. Officers responded to the shooting that happened around 5:30 p.m. behind the Dollar General store in the 300 block of South Missouri 291 near Orchard Avenue. Poli

KANSAS CITY STAR - 2017-09-22 15:26:00

Woman shot behind Dollar General in Liberty, man arrested a short distance from scene

LIBERTY, Mo. - Liberty Police are investigating a shooting that happened just after 5:30 p.m. on Thursday where a woman was struck and injured. Police say that the shooting happened behind the Dollar General Store just south of W. Kansas Street along 291 Highway. Officers found the woman injured, an

FOX4KC.COM - 2017-09-21 23:41:21

Woman shot in Liberty, police make arrest - KCTV5

Liberty police are investigating a shooting that happened around 5:30 p.m. Thursday afternoon. Police say a woman was shot by a man, who was later arrested by police. It happened behind a Dollar General store located on southbound 291 Highway near Orchard Avenue, which is just south of 152 Highway.

KCTV 5 - 2017-09-22 02:19:00

Liberty on the rise: Here are the Missouri high school football Week 6 rankings

When Liberty travels to Platte County on Friday, it will be a meeting of two top 4-ranked high school football teams in Missouri. After its fifth consecutive win to open the season last week, Liberty climbed to No. 4 in the latest Missouri Class 5 state media rankings. Platte County, which was unran

KANSAS CITY STAR - 2017-09-21 19:17:00

2 dead, 1 injured at park in Kansas City, Kansas

Authorities say two men have been killed and another was injured at a park in Kansas City, Kansas. The Kansas City Star reports that the deaths were reported Wednesday night at Kensington Park. A spokesman for the Wyandotte County Sheriff's Office didn't know how the men died. Investigators also ar

KANSAS CITY STAR - 2017-09-21 10:55:00

Police: Kansas City man admits to burglarizing homes over money disputes

KANSAS CITY, MO - A Kansas City man is in the Jackson County jail after allegedly breaking into two homes and stealing items to settle some debts. Jerry Bacon, 29, is charged with two counts of second-degree burglary and two counts of stealing in two separately-filed cases. According to court docu

KSHB.COM - 2017-09-21 20:40:32

Death toll from Mexico earthquake well over 100, 26 bodies removed from school

Rescuers in Mexico City continued to claw through an elementary school's debris Thursday morning in an urgent attempt to reach a 12-year-girl, two days after a powerful earthquake trapped her and killed at least 250 people across central Mexico. The rescue attempt at the capital's Colegio Enrique Re

KSHB.COM - 2017-09-21 15:03:06

KCK man accused of rape, now charged with murder of woman after she died during escape

Orlando Taylor KANSAS CITY, Kan. - A 35-year-old Kansas City, Kan., man has now been charged with the murder of a woman he's accused of raping, after she crashed into a concrete pillar with her SUV while fleeing her attacker in August. Orlando Taylor is already charged with the rape and aggravated b

FOX4KC.COM - 2017-09-22 16:13:52

Cousins charged for robbing and killing pizza delivery driver, eat pizza after death

A pair of cousins has been charged in the murder of pizza delivery driver Clarence Taper in an apartment near 76th Street and Brown Deer Road. A criminal complaint says two men robbed and shot a delivery driver near 76th and Brown Deer Road. Copyright 2017 Scripps Media, Inc. All rights reserved. Th

KSHB.COM - 2017-09-22 11:43:48

Authorities identify two men found fatally shot in Kansas City, Kan., park

Authorities have released the names of two men found slain during a triple shooting Wednesday night inside a Kansas City, Kan. park. Fabian Arriaga, 26, and Jose Morales, 22, were found in Kensington Park, in the 2900 block of State Avenue. A third man was wounded, according to the Wyandotte County

KANSAS CITY STAR - 2017-09-22 16:28:00

Overland Park looking for thieves after two cell phone stores robbed

Overland Park Police are trying to catch some thieves after a series of hits on cell phone stores on Metcalf. They're not sure what the thieves' motives are since the phones on display aren't good for much. KSHB Overland Park police are looking to identify these men who they say were involved in a

KSHB.COM - 2017-09-21 22:04:56

Missouri church's book, in vault for decades, sells for record $35 million

The Independence headquarters of Community of Christ has sold what it says is the most expensive book manuscript of all time: a handwritten copy of the original Book of Mormon. The Salt Lake City-based Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints bought the manuscript for $35 million through the gift

KANSAS CITY STAR - 2017-09-21 23:23:00

Young boy hospitalized after accidentally shooting himself at Kansas City apartment

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- A 4-year-old boy is recovering after accidentally shooting himself in Kansas City. The shooting happened just after noon Thursday at an apartment complex near Blue Ridge Cutoff & 61st Street. Police say the little boy god a hold of his dad's gun and shot himself. FOX 4 has learne

FOX4KC.COM - 2017-09-21 20:48:44

Joe's Weather Blog: Toasty weekend but big changes Tuesday (FRI-9/22)

Good Friday afternoon...another toasty day out there now with temperatures at the 2PM hour once again in the upper 80s. Factoring in the dew points which are close to 70-75...the heat index this afternoon is round 95. Hot of the 1st day of fall...which starts as you read this blog (3:02 PM). The wea

FOX4KC.COM - 2017-09-22 19:49:08

Florida day care workers filmed berating, taunting 8-year-old child with autism

Two childcare workers have turned themselves into police custody after a video surfaced of them berating, taunting and throwing a backpack at an 8-year-old child with autism. Two childcare workers are wanted after a video surfaced of them taunting and throwing a backpack at an 8-year-old child with

KSHB.COM - 2017-09-22 19:44:57

Netflix pulls episode of kids' show amid outrage over drawing of genitals

Netflix has pulled an episode of a children's show after parents found a drawing of male genitals in the background of a scene. "Maya the Bee," a European-produced animated series that airs in the United States on Netflix and Universal Kids, is the show at the center of the controversy, which came t

KSHB.COM - 2017-09-22 19:12:06

St. Teresa's Academy students who made swastika from plastic cups during drinking game face discipline

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - In the words of St. Teresa's Academy, the school and church community was 'challenged this past week' by under-aged drinking and by some students' decision to create a racist symbol from their drinking cups. The administration and board of directors sent a letter to parents and th

FOX4KC.COM - 2017-09-22 19:11:02

Fired Leavenworth County counselor rehired with raise

David Van Parys, fired as Leavenworth County Counselor late last year, has been rehired as a contract employee at more than $40,000 more money than he was making before he was fired. Van Parys is also being paid additional money as interim counselor at $100 an hour, more than double his salary for t

KSHB.COM - 2017-09-22 17:25:45

'Despacito' made this neighborhood famous. Hurricane Maria left it in ruins

La Perla, the San Juan neighborhood where the music video for hit song "Despacito" was filmed, suffered severe damages at the hands of Hurricane Maria. (Jessica Rios/El Nuevo Dia/CNN) SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico - For decades, tourists visiting Puerto Rico had avoided San Juan's La Perla neighborhood, lon

FOX4KC.COM - 2017-09-22 15:42:10