UMKC announces it will build a $32 million education and research center for the university’s School of Computing and Engineering. The building will house such things as virtual reality and augmented reality equipment, a clean room and a “big data” analytics lab.
Kansas City, Kan., police Capt. Michael Howell talks about how his training kicked in and what was going through his mind on Nov. 26 when he stopped an armed man in the Lenexa Costco who said he intended to kill many people in the store.
Two cows briefly kept Olathe Police, Animal Control officers and Johnson County Sheriff’s Deputies on a walking chase before being corralled at the Olathe District Activity Center near 159th Street and Lone Elm Road in Olathe, Kan.
William Luth pleaded guilty on Friday in Johnson County Court of the October 2016 kidnapping and rape of a Johnson County Sheriff’s deputy in Olathe, Kansas. The sentencing is scheduled for early 2018.
Costco surveillance video released by Lenexa police shows off-duty KCK Capt. Michael Howell tracking the gunman through the store as customers flee. Lenexa Police Chief Tom Hongslo describes the tactics Howell used and the events as they unfold.
Developers, architects and construction leaders held a design workshop on the KU Edwards Campus to get input from Johnson County residents on a new Kansas City International Airport terminal. It is one of nine listening sessions being held around the area.
A U-Haul van being chased by Kansas Highway Patrol cars rolled over at the I-35 exit to Santa Fe in Olathe, Kansas, after spike sticks were deployed. The van had sped away from a Franklin County gas station, reaching speeds of 100 mph, after not paying for fuel. Video by John Sleezer/The Kansas City Star
Police in Arnold, Missouri, are searching for a man caught on surveillance video kicking a woman's car and slamming her to the ground when she tries to photograph his license plate following an apparent road rage incident. The man then gets into his truck and speeds off, nearly striking the woman and other bystanders.
Dozens attended a candlelight vigil Tuesday night to remember three people whose bodies were recovered from a house fire in northeast Kansas City, Kan., earlier in the day. Police did not identify the victims but family members of 53-year-old Gwinn Green said they believed she was one of them. Firefighters arrived at the house at Troup Avenue and North Mill Street around 3:20 a.m. to find it fully engulfed in flames. Police are investigating the deaths as potential homicides. Video by: ALLISON LONG and TORIANO PORTER