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Jefferson teachers union names interim president after leader's arrest

Kesler Camese-Jones, right, teaching a class at St. Ville Academy in Harvey on Sept. 13, 2007, has been elevated to acting president of the Jefferson Federation of Teachers. (Photo by Susan Poag, The Times-Picayune)

NOLA.COM - 2018-10-16 17:38:00

One dead after wheelchair falls into Brush Creek, police say

KANSAS CITY, Mo.— One person died Wednesday after their motorized wheelchair went into Brush Creek, Kansas City police said.The accident happened shortly before 3 p.m. at Cleaver II and Benton boulevards. A person in a wheelchair was reported to be in the creek "in several feet of water," police spo

KSHB.COM - 2018-10-17 21:14:22

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.

KSHB.COM - 2018-10-17 22:33:44

Kansas City police looking for missing woman who is non-verbal

Police said Edward, who also suffers from a seizure disorder, will most likely hide. She does not know English and only understands Swahili.

KSHB.COM - 2018-10-17 16:40:13

One person arrested after allegedly pointing a gun at trucker on I-29 in Platte County

KANSAS CITY, Mo. —One person was arrested Wednesday afternoon after allegedly pointing a gun at a tractor-trailer driver on I-29 in Platte County, Missouri.No shots were fired and no one was injured in the incident.The suspect's name has not been released.The incident occurred on the interstate near

KSHB.COM - 2018-10-18 00:27:06

1 in custody after report of shots fired on Country Club Plaza

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Several streets were closed in the Country Club Plaza area after a report of shots fired.One person was in custody. Police were continuing to search for additional suspects.It was not immediately clear if anyone was struck. A witness told 41 Actions News that he saw an alleged sho

KSHB.COM - 2018-10-16 17:17:00

KC man faces charges after hiding gun following Country Club Plaza shooting

A witness said several people, including Shelby, were walking in the area when one person in the group fired shots at two other men. According to court documents, the person who fired the shots handed a gun to Shelby who hid it in some mulch.

FOX4KC.COM - 2018-10-17 21:51:07

Johnson County deputy describes being kidnapped, raped by Independence man

Evidence shows the two men spotted the woman when she stopped at a convenience store in Olathe. Cellphone records show that in a text to Newman-Caddell, Luth wrote: "She isn't going to see you, I'll knock her out."

FOX4KC.COM - 2018-10-17 17:16:08

After teen’s guilty plea, Lee’s Summit mom says she’ll never be over daughter’s murder

It's been three years since prosecutors said Joshua Trigg and Trevon Henry, who were ages 13 and 14 at the time, stabbed Tanya Chamberlain at a car wash in Lee's Summit. The 43-year-old woman was killed, then the teens took her body for a joyride in her own car until police found them days later.

FOX4KC.COM - 2018-10-16 23:28:39

Illegal dumper turns self in, cleans up mess

UPDATE, 10/17 |The man sought by investigators has turned himself in, city officials said Wednesday morning.

KSHB.COM - 2018-10-17 13:40:55

Kansas City Zoo elephant first to be diagnosed with disease common to humans

KANSAS CITY, Mo. —The Kansas City Zoo has many animals, but there is one that was just diagnosed with a disease usually humans get.

KSHB.COM - 2018-10-17 12:13:48

Kansas City ranks fifth among U.S. cities in murder per capita

KANSAS CITY, Mo.— Kansas City has the fifth-highest murder rate in the nation based on figures for major U.S. cities in 2017, which wasrecently released by the FBI.

KSHB.COM - 2018-10-16 21:25:05

Two suspects in custody after police swarm Plaza following report of shooting

KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) -- A typically quiet day on the Country Club Plaza was turned upside down when someone fired shots just outside the Shake Shack, causing police to block streets and close parking garages for hours.It happened just before noon Tuesday near 47th and Summit streets, where two of

KCTV 5 - 2018-10-17 11:45:00

Dem state Kansas House candidate cited twice for drunken driving

LENEXA, KS (AP) — A Democrat running for the 30th District seat in the Kansas House has been cited twice for drunken driving.The Kansas City Star reports that 28-year-old Brandon Woodard, of Lenexa, previously acknowledged being arrested in 2012 when he was a 22-year-old senior at the University of

KCTV 5 - 2018-10-17 16:19:00

Four teens injured after car slams into Kansas City home, catches fire

KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) -- Four teens were injured Tuesday morning after a car slammed into a house and caught fire.Firefighters were called about 8:15 a.m. near Smart and Jackson avenues. When crews arrived on the scene, they found the victims trapped inside the vehicle while it was on fire.A neighb

KCTV 5 - 2018-10-16 13:26:00

Illegal dumping caught on camera in Kansas City Northland

Kansas City, MO - Another illegal dumper has been caught on camera, this time in Kansas City's Northland.

RADIO.COM - 2018-10-16 16:32:43

Why isn’t Kansas City named for the state in which is it located? We answer your KCQ

Ellen Biggs reached out to The Kansas City Star and the Kansas City Public Library“What’s Your KC Q?”team to ask about the name of Kansas City.Why was the city named Kansas City rather than for the state in which it is located, Missouri?It sure seems like Kansas City ought to be named Missouri City,

KANSAS CITY STAR - 2018-10-16 05:30:00

Joe’s Kansas City Bar-B-Que open this Sunday

Joe’s hasn’t announced a reason for the rare Sunday opening, but don’t expect it to become the norm. According to its Facebook page, they may not be open on a Sunday again for quite some time.

FOX4KC.COM - 2018-10-16 21:23:48

Police identified man found fatally wounded in a shooting in Kansas City neighborhood

Police identified the man foundfatally wounded in a shootingMonday evening as Darrick J. Jackson, 40, of Kansas City.

KANSAS CITY STAR - 2018-10-16 08:16:00

Police ID man killed in shooting near 41st, Garfield

KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) -- A man is dead following a shooting in Kansas City.The victim has been identified as 40-year-old Darrick J. Jackson.Police responded just after 6:30 p.m. Monday to 41st Street and Garfield Avenue on a reported shooting.When officers arrived on the scene, they found Jackson s

KCTV 5 - 2018-10-16 12:38:00