Kansas City police are investigating a string of burglaries that occurred in the Crossroads Arts District. If you have any information in these cases, please call the TIPS Hotline at 816-474-TIPS (8477). You could be eligible for a reward up to $2,000.
A 34-year-man was charged Tuesday with threatening an Overland Park police sergeant with a gun following a car stop near 104th and Marty streets shortly before 1:30 a.m. Tuesday, according to police. The sergeant was able to disarm the man, who then started running away. The officer chased him and tackled him to the ground.
Omar D. Maria of Kansas City was charged in December 2014 with assault on a law enforcement officer and armed criminal action for the incident that happened during a traffic stop on Interstate 35 just north of Interstate 435.
Blue Springs Police Officer Keegan Huges ran 26.2 miles on Sunday to help the family of Thomas Wagstaff, the Independence police officer who remains in critical condition after being shot in the head while responding to a home robbery late last month.