In the wake of a protest by members of the Westboro Baptist Church, high school students and staff greeted fellow students with messages of peace, love, and positivity on Friday at Shawnee Mission East High School in Prairie Village.
Annetta Authorlee asked the public for help in solving her son’s murder on Thursday at the Kansas City Police Department headquarters. Police are investigating the murder of John C. Jones, 34, whose body was found in an overturned and bullet-riddled car on Nov. 1, 2017 near East 16th Street and Lister Avenue. A $5,000 reward is being offered. Video by: ALLISON LONG and GLENN RICE
Repair crews began ripping up the pavement shortly after lunch on Thursday to repair a water main break on Oak Street just south of 63rd Street. The lack of water forced the nearby Heirloom Bakery and Hearth to close for the day.
Overland Park residents reacted after hearing that a female jogger had been assaulted early Saturday on the Indian Creek Trail just off of Lamar Avenue and Indian Creek Parkway. Police closed the trail for much of the day. But the report turned out to be false.
Liberty's 34th annual Martin Luther King Jr. birthday celebration at William Jewell College featured moving performances by the American Spiritual Ensemble and the keynote speech by Rev. Vernon Percy Howard, Jr.
A semitractor-trailer overturned Sunday morning during a two-vehicle crash on eastbound Interstate 435 and Quivira Road. Snow-covered roads lead to slick conditions in the Kansas City area. (Video courtesy of Kansas City Scout)