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Kansas City area homicides for 2017

Here is a list of the homicides reported this year in the Kansas City area, the victims and when and where they died. The most recent homicides are at the top of each city’s list.

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Liberty celebrates Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Two moving performances during the Martin Luther King Jr. birthday celebration at William Jewell College in Liberty had the audience on their feet in appreciation. These are excerpts of God's Grace Ministry praise dancers honoring the four girls killed in the Birmingham, Ala., church bombings in 1963, and David Sanchez, a William Jewell alum, performing with the William Jewell Concert Choir.

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Dress for success on a budget

Choosing versatile staple pieces, assembling items over time and frequenting the right stores is key to putting together a closet full of quality clothing that doesn’t cost a fortune.

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This is how potholes are formed

In the winter, potholes are a constant challenge for drivers. This video from the Utah Department of Transportation shows how potholes form because of winter weather.

Local election results

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Liberty celebrates Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Two moving performances during the Martin Luther King Jr. birthday celebration at William Jewell College in Liberty had the audience on their feet in appreciation. These are excerpts of God's Grace Ministry praise dancers honoring the four girls killed in the Birmingham, Ala., church bombings in 1963, and David Sanchez, a William Jewell alum, performing with the William Jewell Concert Choir.
Jill Toyoshiba The Kansas City Star
Liberty celebrates Martin Luther King Jr. Day 5:21

Liberty celebrates Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Hijacked car crashed into another vehicle during high-speed chase 1:09

Hijacked car crashed into another vehicle during high-speed chase

This is how potholes are formed 0:51

This is how potholes are formed

Chiefs fans defy weather for playoff game 0:53

Chiefs fans defy weather for playoff game

homicidekc people have died in Kansas City-area homicides this year. Read more.