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Mourners gather for funeral of Kansas City, Kan., police Capt. Robert Melton

Melton’s Saturday morning funeral marks the second time a Kansas City, Kan., officer has been buried since May

Detective Brad Lancaster was also killed while on duty

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Pik-achoo! Don’t hunt Pokémon in area hospitals

Playing Pokémon Go, the smartphone app game that lets users hunt for the virtual creatures in the real world, poses a real risk to patients, visitors and employees, according to a memo sent to employees of University of Kansas Hospital. Other hospitals and health care centers agree.

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Jamaal Lewis charged with capital murder

Jamaal Lewis made his first appearance in Wyandotte County and was charged with capital murder after allegedly shooting Kansas City, Kan., police Capt. Robert D. Milton. This video intentionally has no audio per the instructions of the judge. (video by Pool).

Local election results

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Funeral service for KCK police Capt. Robert Melton

The funeral service for Kansas City, Kansas Police Department Capt. Robert "Dave" Melton on Saturday morning at Children's Mercy Park.
David Eulitt deulitt@kcstar.com
Funeral service for KCK police Capt. Robert Melton 1:02

Funeral service for KCK police Capt. Robert Melton

Tim Kaine's deep Kansas City area roots 2:34

Tim Kaine's deep Kansas City area roots

Visitation for slain KCK police Capt. Robert Melton 1:07

Visitation for slain KCK police Capt. Robert Melton

Nation's only female Buffalo Soldier honored with monument in Leavenworth 1:55

Nation's only female Buffalo Soldier honored with monument in Leavenworth

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