Members of the Kansas City Fire Department’s Rescue 9 use the “jaws of life” as they come to the aid of two stranded motorists with a flat tire Tuesday afternoon. The firefighters had just left the scene of a house fire when they encountered the disabled vehicle at 37th St. and Cleveland Avenue.
Kansas City police are investigating a shooting Monday afternoon that left one man dead. Officers were called to the area of Gregory Boulevard and Indiana Avenue about 2:30 p.m. and found a man suffering from a gunshot wound. He was pronounced dead a short time later.
Blue Valley Northwest High School student John Albers was remembered at a candlelight vigil on the playground of Sunset Ridge Elementary School in Overland Park Sunday evening. Albers was shot and killed by a police officer responding to a call at his home Saturday night.
Three of the four occupants in a house in the 1600 block of Drury Avenue were taken to the hospital to be treated for smoke inhalation Monday afternoon in Kansas City. Kansas City firefighters arrived to heavy smoke coming from the home. Firefighters had the blaze under control in 20 minutes. Investigators are still searching for the cause of the fire.
Kansas City trainer Brian Allen is preparing for the World Beauty Fitness & Fashion U.S. championships in April. WBFF is a bodybuilding competition that incorporates aspects of a fashion show and a beauty pageant.