Russell Bucklew, who was scheduled for execution by lethal injection in Missouri on Tuesday, was granted a last-minute stay by the U.S. Suprem Court. Bucklew had argued that he would suffer unconstitutionally from lethal injection.
The father of a man who drowned at the Lake of the Ozarks while in a Missouri Highway Patrol trooper's custody and a special prosecutor were surprised to learn the former trooper's community service was done at a theater.
A man and a woman are charged after a home invasion and shootout with a Missouri Highway Patrol trooper Monday in Harrison and Daviess counties. A home was burglarized, and then they headed south toward KC.
Kansas City, Kan., police asked for help Tuesday finding Tyjuana Watson and Lacresha Carr in the fatal shooting of 35-year-old Michael J. Williams Jr at the Firelight Lounge over the weekend. Watson allegedly fired the fatal shot randomly.
Michael L. Williams Jr., 35, of Kansas City, was identified as the man shot to death early Saturday at the Firelight Lounge in Kansas City, Kan. A woman was said to have pushed her way past security and shot Williams.
Kansas City police, along with the Jackson County Sheriff's office, arrested 17 people on suspicion of driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol this St. Patrick's Day holiday. The bulk of the arrests came between 11 p.m. Saturday and 4 a.m. Sunday.