Carrie Mae Blewett was found dead on Aug. 4, at 51st and College in Kansas City, three weeks after family reported her missing to police. An officer failed to take initial missing person’s report because there was nothing to suggest Blewett was in danger. Music: "Anguish" Kevin MacLeod/CC BY 3.0
Tamara Landis, the aunt of Cullen Landis who was attacked while at Ruskin High School, says her nephew wasn't perfect but that no relative should have to learn their child is being transported from school unresponsive.
Police are calling a Boost Mobile employee a hero. Kansas City's 110th homicide claims life of a man who had come to the aid of a female co-worker during an armed robbery Monday afternoon in the 6800 block of Longview Road.
Hakeem W. Malik, 21, of Kansas City was sentenced to life in prison for his role in the 2015 shooting death of Jon Bieker, owner of She's A Pistol gun shop in Shawnee. Malik pleaded guilty in May in Johnson County District Court to first-degree murder and other charges in the slaying. Malik was one of four men who Johnson County authorities said he and othes intended to rob the She’s a Pistol gun shop at on Jan. 9, 2015, but failed when confronted by Bieker, who was fatally injured during an exchange of gunfire. Three of the would-be robbers were also wounded during a gunbattle before Bieker died. Bieker's widow, Becky, addressed the court during the sentencing on Friday, Aug. 25, 2017, in Olathe. Pool video.
Roosevelt Cooper, a former all-state football player at Hogan Prep High, was tragically killed Thursday. His family, friends, and former coaches and teachers gathered at a vigil Friday, the day he was supposed to leave for college.
The Village of Ferrelview, Mo., east of Kansas City International Airport, is in turmoil over the reported rape of a 14-year-old girl allegedly by the son of the board of trustees' chairwoman, Theresa Wilson; city finances; and the possible dismissal of Police Chief Daniel Clayton. The last board meeting on Aug. 8 erupted in pandemonium after an incendiary comment by Street Commissioner Melvin Rhodes.