Sheriff’s deputies in Morgan County, Mo., and Versailles police officers shot and killed 41-year-old man Wednesday after responding to a call of an assault in progress, the Missouri Highway Patrol said Thursday.
Jackson County prosecutors have charged a 32-year-old Kansas City man in the shooting death of another man following a confrontation at a neighborhood convenience store. Dewayne D. Toombs faces second-degree murder and armed criminal action charges in the Oct. 12 shooting of Christopher Mansaw, 37.
Eduardo Lopez Martinez, 2, suffered multiple rib fractures and serious lung injuries in the Monday incident in Kansas City, Kan. An older, white, four-door Chrysler sped off after striking the boy about 4:35 p.m. in the 1100 block of North 32nd Street, police said.
A 37-year-old Kansas City man has been charged with the Sept. 5 fatal shooting of another man he accused of sleeping with his wife. Christopher S. Deboe faces first-degree murder and armed criminal action charges in the death of 45-year-old Sherrill Collins.
Brandon Howell, who faces five murder charges in connection with five shotgun slayings Sept. 2 in the Woodbridge area of south Kansas City, was arraigned Monday in Jackson County Circuit Court. His attorney told the court that Howell was pleading not guilty to all charges, including five counts of first-degree murder.
Manuel Garcia, 70, who who came to the United States from Cuba in the 1980s, threatened water supplies in Kansas City, St. Louis, Topeka and Wichita. He previously had been convicted of threatening to blow up the federal courthouse in Kansas City.
Despite preparations for a weekend decision in the Ferguson shooting case, the grand jurors apparently need more time to deliberate, and the uncertainty just seemed to feed the anxiety and speculation Sunday in a city already on edge.
Two women reported sexual assaults while Dennis E. Clark worked at Menorah Medical Center in Overland Park. Though both cases were reported to the Kansas Board of Nursing and investigated by Overland Park police, no criminal charges were filed and no disciplinary action was taken at the time on Clark’s license as a registered nurse. Clark is charged with sexually assaulting four female patients at Providence Medical Center in Kansas City, Kan.
Crews erected barricades Saturday around the building where a grand jury has been considering whether to indict the Ferguson police officer who shot and killed Michael Brown, even as a grand jury decision seemed unlikely this weekend.