Nathaniel E. Brown, 49, already was charged in federal court with illegally possessing ammunition found near Teresa Kellough‘s body. Kellough, 49, was found dead Sept. 23 in the remodeled home she owned in the 4200 block of Forest Avenue, a house in which Brown once lived. According to court records, forensic examiners found DNA matching Brown’s genetic material at the crime scene.
Tens of thousands of local kids go without enough food on weekends. The Star is partnering with Harvesters to raise money for the area’s hungriest children. All money goes to Harvesters’ BackSnack program, which provides low-income children weekend meals. Just $25 provides a child BackSnacks for a month; $250 provides BackSnacks for a year. Everyone who donates before Christmas Eve will be entered in a drawing for a football autographed by Chiefs running back Jamaal Charles.
Several people were arrested for blocking traffic. The group of 75 people had initially gathered at Parade Park and proceeded to march onto the interstate entrance ramp, near downtown. Eastbound traffic was shut down as a safety precaution. The group was protesting police brutality and the events in Ferguson.
The former Prairie Village doctor is serving a sentence of life in prison with no chance of parole for 40 years for killing two of her children in a 1995 arson fire. She says her sentence was rendered unconstitutional by a Kansas Supreme Court ruling earlier this year.
Prosecutors said Wendy Y. Conn, 34, Allen M. Cates, 24, and Travis J. Bates, 36, all of Independence, are each charged with first-degree burglary and theft. Cates is charged with felony resisting arrest in connection with the chase. Bates and Conn face misdemeanor charges for allegedly being in the vehicle during the chase.
Moments after he was ruled mentally competent to stand trial, the man accused in an Overland Park killing rampage learned that he will face a possible death sentence if convicted. Not that 74-year-old F. Glenn Miller Jr. seemed to mind. “I don’t fear the death penalty,” Miller said. “I’m already dying.”
Although it is not illegal to portray Santa, Sheriff Mike Sharp said, authorities arrested James R. Gray and charged him with failure to register as a sex offender for not reporting his employment as required.