The body was found about 2:30 p.m. Tuesday near 85th Street and Hickman Mills Drive, Police Chief Darryl Forté tweeted. The cause of death was not immediately determined. No other details about the body were made available.
Jackson County prosecutors charged Kelly J. Lewis with first-degree murder in the Sept. 20 shooting of Dominique Johnson, 23. According to Jackson County court records, Lewis was placed on probation in 2012 after pleading guilty to voluntary manslaughter in the April 2010 killing of Helen Ragan of Kansas City.
ST. LOUIS COUNTY, Mo.-The official autopsy on Michael Brown shows that he was shot in the hand at close range, according to an analysis of the findings by two experts not involved directly in the case.
Kansas City police said Monday that they have received only two tips in their investigation of the killing of Angel Hooper, who was shot about 7:15 p.m. Friday in the parking lot of a 7-Eleven at 10615 Blue Ridge Blvd.
Dalton Gay, who was 14 when he shot and killed his father, Darren Gay, in July 2013, pleaded guilty last month to second-degree murder. He was was sentenced Monday to five years and four months in a juvenile facility, but if he commits any crimes while under juvenile court supervision, he could face a 147-month sentence in adult prison.
The KC Live “living room” in the Power & Light District was packed Tuesday evening with fans who watched the Kansas City Royals and San Francisco Giants meet in the first game of the 2014 World Series.
Hundreds of Angel Hooper’s family members and friends gathered at Sycamore Park to remember her and call for justice at a rally held less than a mile from the south Kansas City convenience store where a passing motorist shot her Friday evening.
Angel, a first-grader at Symington Elementary School, had gone to a 7-Eleven store at 107th Street and Blue Ridge Boulevard with her father and a friend. She was shot shortly after 7 p.m. Friday by a passing motorist. Friends of Angel’s family have established an online account for donations toward Angel’s burial costs.
The shooting occurred Friday night at a 7-Eleven store at 107th Street and Blue Ridge Boulevard. Capt. Tye Grant said Angel Hooper was walking out of the store with a family friend when someone in a passing car fired multiple shots. The girl was struck by at least one bullet.
The police officer who fatally shot Michael Brown in the St. Louis County suburb of Ferguson two months ago has told investigators that he was pinned in his vehicle and in fear for his life as he struggled over his gun with Brown, according to government officials briefed on the federal civil rights investigation into the matter.
Kansas City police are seeking Eric D. Little Jr., 17, who was charged in Jackson County Circuit Court with second-degree murder and armed criminal action in the June 22 shooting death of Brandon Dean.
The man accused of killing three people in an Overland Park shooting spree in April now faces a single count of capital murder covering all three victims. Johnson County prosecutors dismissed a separate charge of first-degree murder against F. Glenn Miller Jr., also known as Frazier Glenn Cross Jr.
David S. Bigler of Kansas City, North, was being held in the Clay County Detention Center after failing to post $50,000 bond. School officials found illicit images on his school-issued laptop computer.