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2 women arrested after police pursuit ends at Kansas City church - KCTV5

Two women were arrested Wednesday evening after a police pursuit ended in the parking lot of a church. The 20-minute pursuit began around 112th Street and Blue Ridge Boulevard and ended at 9603 Blue Ridge Blvd. Police were trying to stop the truck because the people inside may have been involved i

KCTV 5 - 2018-03-22 04:03:00

Women sought in connection with fatal shooting at KCK lounge, police say

Updated: 11:14 AM CDT Mar 20, 2018 Kansas City, Kansas, police are asking for help in finding two women in connection with a fatal shooting early Saturday at a lounge. Authorities said Michael Williams was an innocent bystander when he was hit by a shot that was randomly fired at the Firelight Lou

KMBC.COM - 2018-03-20 16:14:00

Owner of 4 Kansas City radio stations files for bankruptcy to reorganize

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The company that owns four popular Kansas City's radio stations has filed for bankruptcy. Steel City Media, which owns KFKF (94.1), KCKC (102.1), KMXV (93.3) and KBEQ (104.3) said in a news release Wednesday that it "filed voluntary petitions for reorganization under Chapter 11."

FOX4KC.COM - 2018-03-21 21:01:21

One person critically injured in apparent drive-by shooting in Kansas City, police say

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Kansas City police say one person is in critical condition Wednesday after an apparent drive-by shooting. KC police said the shooting happened around 3:30 p.m. Wednesday in the 2200 block of Denver Avenue. One person was taken to the hospital with critical injuries. Police have no

FOX4KC.COM - 2018-03-21 21:07:53

KC police investigate after man found shot in SUV at 39th, Prospect

Updated: 2:20 PM CDT Mar 20, 2018 Kansas City police are investigating after a man was found suffering from gunshot wounds in an SUV near 39th Street and Prospect Avenue Tuesday afternoon. Police were called to the area at 12:52 p.m. Updated: 2:20 PM CDT Mar 20, 2018 Kansas City police are inves

KMBC.COM - 2018-03-20 19:20:00

Man, woman in custody after high-speed chase and shootout with Missouri trooper

A Missouri man is under guard at Liberty Hospital after a high-speed chase and shootout Monday with a highway patrol trooper. The incident followed a home invasion Monday in Ridgeway, near the Iowa line. The Harrison County Sheriff's Department broadcast a description of the suspects' vehicle, which

KANSAS CITY STAR - 2018-03-20 20:25:00

Mental and behavioral health center for Kansas City, Kansas

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) - The University of Kansas Health System plans to open a mental and behavioral health center in downtown Kansas City, Kansas. The health system said in a news release Wednesday that it acquired the former Environmental Protection Agency building, which has been empty for five

EMPORIA GAZETTE.COM - 2018-03-21 19:58:18

He didn't mean to pay his water bill with crystal meth - but it's what employees found, Ark. cops say | The Kansas City Star

He didn't mean to pay his water bill with crystal meth - but it's what employees found, Ark. cops say "Check your bills for contraband before you put them in the dropbox." That's what Greene County Sheriff David Carter said after an Arkansas man was arrested when employees at the county water utilit

KANSAS CITY STAR - 2018-03-21 18:08:00

Independence family says police botched their daughter's death i - KCTV5

An Independence family says police botched their daughter's death investigation. Detectives say it's suicide, but her family calls it a murder. They contacted KCTV5 News Investigations when they felt like they were getting nowhere fast with the people who were supposed to get to the truth. ASSUMPTIO


DNA leads to charges in May '17 rape and robbery of 89-year-old Clay Co woman

Liberty, MO - Charges have been filed in Clay County against an incarcerated felon for the rape and robbery of a then 89-year-old Smithville woman in May of 2017. The Clay County prosecutor charged Michael E. Whitford, 57, with rape in the first degree, sodomy in the first degree, burglary in the fi

KMBZ.COM - 2018-03-20 17:41:26

Kansas City, KS police seek 2 suspects in deadly bar shooting - KCTV5

Authorities are seeking help locating two suspects in a homicide investigation after a man was shot and killed at the Firelight Lounge early Saturday morning. Kansas City, KS police responded to a shooting about 1:30 a.m. to the Firelight Lounge in the 1800 block of Parallel Parkway. When officers a

KCTV 5 - 2018-03-20 19:21:00

FBI investigating after man robs Kansas City bank - KCTV5

The FBI is investigating a bank robbery in Kansas City, MO. The robbery happened Monday at Citizens Bank and Trust, located at 8405 N. Oak Trafficway. The suspect is described as a white male aged approximately 35 years old. He's about 6'4" and has a medium build. He was wearing black sunglasses


Two-alarm fire at business near 48th & Raytown Road sends smoke drifting across I-70

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Firefighters are working diligently to put out a two-alarm fire at a building near I-70 and Van Brunt Tuesday. The fire broke out just before 8:45 a.m. The fire is at a building just north of I-70 not far from 48th and Raytown Road. A Google search of the reported address comes b

FOX4KC.COM - 2018-03-20 14:14:08

Kansas City woman, 80, says city is threatening her with fine over recycling bin storage location

An elderly Kansas City woman says the city is threatening her with a fine and up to jail time for where she stores her recycling bin. Mary Bryne, 80, has lived on the corner of 41st Street and Genesse most of her life. She says it's convenient for her to keep her recycling bin on her front porch, e


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


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


KCPD, Hazmat crews investigating suspicious package near 65th and Wornall

Updated: 9:54 PM CDT Mar 18, 2018 Kansas City Police, fire, and hazmat crews have been called to investigate a reported suspicious package near 65th and Wornall. Police said that call came in around 8:50 p.m. Updated: 9:54 PM CDT Mar 18, 2018 Kansas City Police, fire, and hazmat crews have been


Smoke visible for miles as building burns in Kansas City

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Only a shell of a building remains after a large fire on 33rd and Brooklyn Saturday evening. Multiple crews were called to the area just before 7 p.m. First responders saw heavy smoke and flames upon their arrival, and called a working-fire response. According to firefighters a


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


Person life-flighted after ATV accident in wooded area in Independence

INDEPENDENCE, Mo. -- A person was flown to the hospital via Life Fight after an ATV accident Saturday afternoon. According to a spokesperson with the City of Independence, crews were called to an area north of the Rock Creek Wastewater Treatment Plant just after 4:33 p.m. Responding units had to wa