KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A man from Overland Park, Kansas, was sentenced Tuesday to 19 years in federal prison for a series of armed robberies in Kansas City and Grandview, Missouri, three years ago.
PRAIRIE VILLAGE, Kan. (AP) — A Kansas City suburb has agreed to ban controversial conversion therapy for LGBTQ youth.
The Kansas City Star reports that licensed medical or mental health professionals face a $1,000 fine for trying to change a person’s sexual orientation or gender identity under the ban that the the Prairie Village, Kansas, City Council approved 11-1 on Monday.
PARKVILLE, Mo. (AP) — Authorities say a Kansas City man was struck by a freight train and killed in the suburb of Parkville.
The Kansas City Star reports that police identified the victim as 43-year-old Christopher Burdick.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Police are investigating after a man was killed in a shooting Saturday afternoon in Kansas City.
The shooting was reported around 3 p.m. and officers who were in the area near the 4500 block of Chestnut Avenue said they heard gunshots.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Kansas City Mayor Quinton Lucas has filed a complaint against a city police officer who allegedly used a criminal justice database to search for information about the mayor.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) —
At age 30 and after five suspensions handed out by the NFL for violations of the league’s substance abuse policies that cost him three full seasons, wide receiver Josh Gordon describes his landing with the Kansas City Chiefs as “a dream destination.”
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A federal grand jury has indicted three Missourians in an alleged scheme to use the identities of people who had died to collect thousands of dollars from federal funds meant to help people affected by the coronavirus pandemic.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A man charged with killing six people on or near trails in south Kansas City, Missouri, in 2016 and 2017 is now set to stand trial next year.
A judge on Thursday set Fredrick Scott’s first-degree murder trial date for Sept.
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KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Federal authorities are investigating a former Kansas police detective who has been accused of sexually abusing mostly minority and poor women for decades and helping to frame a man who was wrongfully imprisoned for a double murder.
The University of Missouri System will stop requiring masks starting Saturday at all four campuses, but local mandates in Kansas City and St. Louis will mean the face coverings must remain on at those locations.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Just when the Kansas City Chiefs finally got their ground game going, they had to anxiously watch from the sideline Sunday night as Tyreek Hill helped carry running back Clyde Edwards-Helaire off the field with a knee injury.
BLUE SPRINGS, Mo. (AP) — Two steers that escaped from a suburban Kansas City meat processing plant where shot and killed by police — including one on a high school football field, officials said.
The incident happened Wednesday afternoon, after three steers escaped the Valley Oaks meat processing plant and headed through residential and business district streets, Blue Springs Police spokeswoman Jennifer Brady confirmed.
1940 — Alabama snaps Tennessee’s defensive scoreless streak of 71 quarters but still loses 27-12. Tennessee hadn’t allowed a point since Oct. 29, 1938, when it beat LSU 14-6.
1957 — Maurice Richard of the Montreal Canadians scores his 500th career goal in a 3-1 victory over the Chicago Black Hawks.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Police in Kansas City are looking for a killer after a teenager was found shot to death on the north edge of the Squier Park neighborhood.
INDEPENDENCE, Mo. (AP) — The accidental shooting death of an 8-year-old boy in suburban Kansas City happened when his younger sibling found a gun in their home, police said.
The shooting happened early Saturday morning in Independence.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Two Kansas City men were charged with murder after a shooting that left two men dead in March, prosecutors said Wednesday.
Earl L. Dunn III, 20, and Vontez G. Howard, 24, were each with two counts of first-degree murder, robbery, and five other counts.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Kansas City Chiefs practiced without five key starters Wednesday, including wide receiver Tyreek Hill and pass rusher Chris Jones, adding a long list of physical ailments to their battered pride five games into the season.
PARKVILLE, Mo. (AP) — A grand jury has declined to indict a man who shot and killed two other men after a dispute involving about $200 in firewood, Platte County Prosecuting Attorney Eric Zahnd said Wednesday.
KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Two people were hospitalized and several others sickened in a carbon monoxide leak inside a Kansas City, Kansas, supermarket, fire department officials there said.
Firefighters were called to the El Rio Bravo supermarket around noon Tuesday, officials aid.
KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — First lady Jill Biden touted the Biden administration’s interest in the concerns of the Hispanic community during a visit Tuesday to a school in Kansas City, Kansas.
Biden's visit to El Centro Academy, a dual-language early childhood education program, was part of a national tour during National Hispanic Heritage Month.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — One of the three people who were injured earlier this month in a late-night shooting at a Kansas City bowling alley has died, police said.
Avery Williams, 21, who had been on life support following the shooting, has been declared dead, police said in a news release Tuesday.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — New health data dashboards unveiled this week offer detailed information about health inequities in Missouri, including information from specific ZIP codes across the state.
KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — An organization run by rapper Jay-Z has facilitated donations totaling $1 million for the local innocence project to investigate wrongful convictions in Wyandotte County.
The money was raised by Team Roc, which is the criminal justice division of Jay-Z’s entertainment organization, Roc Nation, the Kansas City Star reported.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A pedestrian from Kansas is dead after being struck by two hit-and-run drivers near Arrowhead Stadium as the man was leaving the Kansas City Chiefs game.
Police are searching for the drivers who fled the scene Sunday night.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The raw statistics suggest the Kansas City Chiefs have one of the worst defenses in the NFL.
The eye test? Not much better.
That was especially evident in a 38-20 loss to the Buffalo Bills on Sunday night, when the Chiefs gave up more than 315 yards passing and four total touchdowns to Josh Allen in losing the rematch of last season's AFC championship game.
KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — A man was found shot to death early Monday inside a home in Kansas City, Kansas, police there said.
Police said officers were called to the home around midnight Sunday and minutes later found the body of a man who had been shot.
INDEPENDENCE, Mo. (AP) — An 8-year-old boy has died in an accidental shooting in suburban Kansas City over the weekend, police said.
Police in Independence said the shooting happened early Saturday morning when officer were called to a home for reports of a shooting.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Tyrann Mathieu said everything necessary about the Kansas City Chiefs defense without uttering a word.
The All-Pro safety was tailing a play late in the first half Sunday night against Buffalo when Bills quarterback Josh Allen heaved a pass down the sideline.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Bills quarterback Josh Allen scrambled to the left on the mushy turf in Arrowhead Stadium, saw the Chiefs defensive back go low for the tackle and made like an Olympian by leaping over him for a first down.
RIVERSIDE, Mo. (AP) — Authorities are investigating after a man was killed in a shooting at a convenience store Saturday in a Kansas City suburb.
The Riverside, Missouri, Police Department said the shooting was reported Saturday afternoon at a QuikTrip gas station located at 4600 NW Gateway Avenue, according to the Kansas City Star.
KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Authorities have arrested a person of interest in a Kansas City, Kansas, homicide.
Officer T.J. Tomasic, a police spokesman, said in a news release that officers found a female victim dead around 3 a.m.
KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Major League Soccer suspended Sporting Kansas City midfielder Felipe Hernandez without pay for the rest of the season Friday for violating the league’s gambling integrity rules and standards of conduct.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A Kansas City man who is seeking to be exonerated in a triple murder committed more than 40 years ago could get his chance to make his case to a judge in about a month.
KSHB-TV reports that Retired Missouri Court of Appeals Judge James Welsh set the evidentiary hearing for Kevin Strickland for Nov.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — Two people have been arrested in a Springfield shooting that killed a 17-year-old and wounded a second victim.
Thirty-year-old Antonio Meanus, of Springfield, was charged Friday with second-degree murder and unlawful possession of a firearm in the death of 17-year-old I’Shon Dunham.
Stop right there.
Let's hold off on the talk of the Bills' second trip to Kansas City this year being a possible AFC championship game preview. Sure, they met in January for a chance to go to the Super Bowl, with the Chiefs prevailing.
OLATHE, Kan. (AP) — The Republican Party chair for Kansas' most populous county resigned Thursday, days after the public disclosure that he has been accused of forcibly kissing another local GOP leader at an anti-abortion group's fundraiser this summer.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Buffalo Bills thought they were closing the gap with the Kansas City Chiefs last season, then they lost a pair of games to their old AFL nemesis, including the AFC championship game in January.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A hearing about procedural issues is scheduled for Friday in the case of a Kansas City man who is seeking to be exonerated in a triple murder committed more than 40 years ago.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A mass COVID-19 vaccination site will open soon in Springfield as vaccine mandates and boosters send the number of people seeking a shot soaring.
“I think we’ve seen more than 100-percent increase in the last week in terms of overall demand for vaccine,” Jon Mooney, assistant director of the Springfield-Greene County Health Department, said Tuesday in announcing the site.
COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Students gathered Tuesday at college campuses in Missouri and Kansas to protest sexual assaults, joining a wave of demonstrations that have been happening nationwide.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A Missouri judge ruled Tuesday that Kansas City officials violated state law when they moved toward shifting 18% of the police department's budget into community services.
Jackson County Circuit Court Judge Patrick Campbell sided with a five-member state board overseeing the police department's budget and operations.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Kansas City Chiefs are adding Josh Gordon to their 53-man roster and the wide receiver, who was just reinstated by the NFL last week, is expected to play in Sunday night's AFC title game rematch against the Buffalo Bills.
KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — A Kansas City, Kansas, man has been charged with murder and domestic battery in the shooting death of his older brother.
Ricky Salazar, 34, was arrested last week and charged with second-degree murder in the death of 38-year-old Ricardo Salazar, according to police in Kansas City, Kansas.
LEE'S SUMMIT, Mo. (AP) — Hundreds of students at a suburban Kansas City high school walked out of class this week over allegations of LGBTQ students facing repeated harassment and bullying.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A man has been sentenced to more than five years in federal prison for setting fire to a Kansas City church last year.
Christopher Durant, 39, of Kansas City, was sentenced Monday to 63 months in federal prison after pleading guilty in April to one count of arson, federal prosecutors for Missouri said in a news release.
KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — A nurse has been charged with taking the powerful opioid fentanyl from medicine cabinets at two Kansas City-area hospitals.
The U.S. attorney's office for Kansas announced Monday that a federal grand jury has indicted Faith Naccarato, 41, of Kansas City, Missouri, on four charges.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Clyde Edwards-Helaire joked after the Chiefs ended a two-game skid in Philadelphia on Sunday that everyone in Kansas City probably wanted to “set me on fire” after a fumble against the Ravens cost them an opportunity at a winning field goal.