INDEPENDENCE, Mo. (AP) — A suburban Kansas City man has been sentenced to 30 years in prison for killing his wife last year.
Larnell McDonald, 64. was sentenced Tuesday in Jackson County Circuit Court after being found guilty of involuntary manslaughter and armed criminal action in the killing of 44-year-old Kimah McDonald, the Kansas City Star reported.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — Even after his death, a Missouri police officer has helped a fellow officer in a time of need.
Independence Officer Blaize Madrid-Evans, 22, graduated from the police academy just two months ago and was fatally shot by a suspect on Wednesday.
INDEPENDENCE, Mo. (AP) — A group of about two dozen people gathered Saturday to pay their respects to the 22-year-old Independence police officer killed in a shooting earlier in the week.
The small crowd gathered outside Centerpoint Medical Center as a motorcade escorted Officer Blaize Madrid-Evans's body from the hospital to the Jackson County Medical Examiner's office.
A Missouri officer who graduated from the police academy two months ago was shot and killed by a man being sought on burglary and theft charges, authorities said. The suspect also died in a shootout with officers.
INDEPENDENCE, Mo. (AP) — An Independence, Missouri, police officer is hospitalized with critical injuries and another man is dead after a shooting Wednesday morning.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Authorities have arrested a woman who is charged with fatally shooting her boyfriend one week after she was accused of disabling her electronic monitoring device and fleeing.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The driver of a motorcycle died early Sunday after crashing into another vehicle.
Kansas City Police Department spokesman Capt. Leslie Foreman said the crash was reported near Independence and Spruce Avenues shortly after 2 a.m.
INDEPENDENCE, Mo. (AP) — An Oak Grove man has been sentenced to 35 years in prison for a shooting that killed a woman and injured a man in Independence in 2018.
David Harris, 21, was sentenced Wednesday to 25 years for second-degree murder and armed criminal action and 10 years for assault and armed criminal action.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A woman who was found fatally injured inside a crashed car in Kansas City had been shot, police there said.
Officers were called around 8 p.m. Monday to the Parkview neighborhood for reports of a crash along Independence Avenue, police said in a news release.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Yellowstone National Park rangers and Wyoming sheriff's deputies seeking a murder suspect held a vacationing family at gunpoint for an hour without adequate cause, a lawsuit claims.
INDEPENDENCE, Mo. (AP) — A Lee’s Summit man has been sentenced to 20 years in prison in the fatal shooting of an Independence man last year.
Arieous K. Walton-Merritt, 24, was given two consecutive 10-year prison sentences for involuntary manslaughter and armed criminal action for the killing of Matthew Bland-Williams, federal prosecutors said Friday.
INDEPENDENCE, Mo. (AP) — The Independence City Council rejected an ordinance that would have banned therapy that seeks to change the sexual orientation or gender identity of minors.
The council voted 4-3 Monday against the ordinance, which was requested by the city's Human Relations Commission, The Examiner of Independence reported.
GRAIN VALLEY, Mo. (AP) — Police say they were led to human remains buried on the property of a home in unincorporated Jackson County outside of Kansas City, Missouri, by a teenager who has accused the homeowner of sexual abuse.
Authorities have found human remains on a residential property in unincorporated Jackson County amid a missing person investigation, officials said Wednesday.
Officer John Syme, spokesman for the Independence Police Department, said he could not identify the missing person or release any other details about the remains, which were found near Grain Valley, The Kansas City Star reported.
RAYMORE, Mo. (AP) — Police in suburban Kansas City have arrested a man accused of killing a woman last week in her Raymore home.
Dale Williamson, 41, of Independence faces charges of first-degree murder, armed criminal action and a weapons count in the death of 39-year-old Katie Kellen, police said.
INDEPENDENCE, Mo. (AP) — After nearly two years of renovations complicated by COVID-19 restrictions, the Harry S. Truman Presidential Library and Museum is ready to welcome visitors back with an updated focus on how Truman's legacy resonates today.
INDEPENDENCE, Mo. (AP) — Police in the Kansas City suburb of Independence are investigating after a teenage girl was found shot to death.
Police responding to a call found the victim Wednesday afternoon inside a home.
INDEPENDENCE, Mo. (AP) — A motorcyclist was killed Saturday after crashing into a pickup in Independence, police said.
Officers were called to the crash around 8:15 p.m. Saturday at the intersection of U.S.
INDEPENDENCE, Mo. (AP) — A former Independence police officer was not protected by qualified immunity after he seriously injured a teenager with a Taser and by dropping him face down on the pavement, a federal appeals court has ruled.
INDEPENDENCE, Mo. (AP) — Authorities have charged a Higginsville man in the shooting deaths of a man and woman whose bodies were found in a bullet-riddled sport utility vehicle in Independence.
The bodies of Billy Davis and Ashley Walker were found Sunday in the SUV, which was parked behind a house in Independence, police said.
INDEPENDENCE, Mo. (AP) — Two drivers were killed and one of the drivers' teenage daughter was seriously injured in a crash in suburban Kansas City earlier this week, authorities said.
The crash happened Tuesday evening, when a speeding Porsche tried to pass a car on U.S.
INDEPENDENCE. Mo. (AP) — An Independence man was charged with second-degree murder in the shooting death of his girlfriend in December.
Brandon McDaniel, 26, was also charged with armed criminal action in the death of Oriana Starr, the Jackson County Prosecutor's office said Friday.
INDEPENDENCE, Mo. (AP) — Two men have been charged with second-degree murder after their accomplice in a home invasion and robbery attempt in suburban Kansas City was shot and killed by a resident in the home, prosecutors said...
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Timothy Loehmann wanted to be a police officer like his father. He got a job in Independence, Ohio, but it didn’t go well...
INDEPENDENCE, Mo. (AP) — Police in suburban Kansas City were investigating after a person was found dead outside a home early Wednesday morning in Independence...
FAUCETT, Mo. (AP) — A second person has been charged in the killing of an Independence woman whose body was found in a duffle bag last year in rural Buchanan County...
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — A Missouri Democrat who works at an organization that fights corporate monopolies on Tuesday became the latest candidate to announce a bid for U...
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Army went from left out of the bowls to replacing Tennessee in the Liberty Bowl on Monday night, hours after the Volunteers withdrew because of COVID-19 test results...
INDEPENDENCE, Mo. (AP) — A ransomware attack on the city of Independence’s computer systems has left some residents unable to pay their utility bills.
The cyberattack occurred last week, officials in the Kansas City suburb told KSHB.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — While teachers from one suburban Kansas City school district plan to protest the resumption of in-person classes, parents from another a few miles away are protesting because their kids aren't going back to school...
An inmate who stole a state-owned dump truck and drove away from the Lansing Correctional Facility in January has been sentenced to 10 more years in prison...
INDEPENDENCE, Mo. (AP) — A worker has found what's believed to be a Civil War cannonball lodged in a Kansas City area tree that he was hired to take down...
Janet Collins, of Independence, Mo., formerly of Rochester, passed away peacefully at her home on Oct. 2, 2018, at the age of 83 years, following a brief battle with lung cancer. Janet’s husband and two daughters were at her side.
INDEPENDENCE, Mo. (AP) — Healthy Plus, a medical service start-up in Lee's Summit, plans to relocate to Independence and add up to 125 jobs...
Percent of people who have been divorced: 16.1%Number of divorcees: 18,868Population: 117,192