Randall K. Carter II, who taught at the Lee A. Tolbert Academy in Kansas City, was charged with rape of a child, aggravated sodomy and aggravated indecent liberties with a child in Johnson County this past week. Carter was arrested Friday.
A rollover crash resulted in the death of an Independence teenager, Kristen Moore. The crash occurred in Saline County near Sweet Springs. Four people were ejected. Three other teens and one 20-year-old were seriously injured.
One man is dead after crashing his 2001 Hyundai Santa Fe into a house at 35th and Crane in Independence. The accident occurred at 11:10 a.m. Saturday, May 26. The residents of the home were not harmed.
The fourth annual Kansas City Tattoo Arts Convention at the Sheraton Kansas City Hotel at Crown Center drew hundreds of ink addicts and artists, including Lyle Tuttle, who gave Janis Joplin her infamous heart tattoo.
Police say an "armed and dangerous" suspect is on the loose after an early morning car chase on I-35 in south Johnson County. The suspect was last seen running from a stolen car near Lone Elm Road. He's a white balding man in a black tank top.
Corey Bibee is charged with second-degree murder and attempted robbery after Elaine Segovia was found dead in a vehicle last month. Bibee allegedly tried to rob a second woman, who he said then fired a weapon as Segovia lunged at her.
Kylan Scheele, a senior in the Independence School District, did not win in court Friday and will not be allowed at graduation, his mother said. The 18-year-old represented by the ACLU requested an injunction against the district that wasn't granted.
In 1982, two men arrived at a house near Janssen Place in Kansas City to shovel snow and found a baby girl abandoned on the back doorstep. Thirty-six years later, one of the men is on a mission to find out what happened to her.
Kansas City Symphony Executive Director Frank Byrne will retire at the end of the 2018-19 season after presiding over a period of growth and stability, the Symphony has announced. Byrne is the man behind the Symphony in the Flint Hills concerts.
A former FBI agent in Kansas City alleges in a lawsuit that she feared for her safety after she was sexually harassed by another agent. She alleges that she was fired after taking medical leave as a result of the harassment.
A teenager who posted a picture of himself on social media holding a large amount of cash was the victim of a robbery and beating that left him with a broken nose. Two Johnson County teenagers and a Kansas City, Kan., man are charged with aggravated robbery.
Days after he was involved in a crash at N.E. Davidson and N.E. 44th Street, police said a 47-year-old Kansas City man was pronounced dead on Wednesday, May 23, 2018. The victim was identified as Wyatt Boydston.
Schlitterbahn opens for the 2018 season today, but only a limited number of attractions are open for customers. The water park operator is keeping 11 rides, which were the subject of a regulator's audit, closed until compliance issues are cleared up.
A shooting in the Northland killed one Thursday night, according to Kansas City police. The victim was found in an apartment unit off N. Thomas Meyers Drive. Possible suspects may have jumped from a second-floor window before fleeing.
Icelandair begins seasonal transatlantic air service between Kansas City and Reykjavik, Iceland, with the first-ever scheduled nonstop flight out of Kansas City International Airport on May 26, 2018. The plane arrived at KCI on Friday evening.