Bryan Sheppard walks free after 22 years in prison for six KC firefighter deaths
Bryan Sheppard’s long wait for freedom ended late Monday afternoon in a deep embrace with the daughter who never gave up on him. Sheppard, the youngest of five people convicted in the 1988 arson fire that killed six Kansas City firefighters, walke
Tammy Ljungblad and Monty DavisThe Kansas City Star
Police investigated a homicide Sunday, May 20, 2018, in the 1500 block of North 5th Street in Kansas City, Kansas. A man in his 20s was found shot to death in a car in the parking lot of a townhome complex.
Dramatic footage compiled by The Star from Johnson County deputies' body cameras shows officers' mounting frustration before they forcefully entered a home to arrest Ciara Howard, 26, on an outstanding warrant. Police shot and killed her.
About 200 people were arrested during a 60-day operation targeting gang violence and violent crime in Kansas City, Kan., authorities announced Thursday, May 3, 2018. About half of the people arrested allegedly were gang members.