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Stepson of slain KCK Police Capt. Robert David Melton, prepares for boxing in Guns N’ Hoses charity event

Merriam police officer Brad Thomas, stepson of slain Kansas City, Kansas police Capt. Robert "Dave" Melton, has been training to join area police officers, firefighters and EMT/paramedics for the upcoming Guns N’ Hoses 2017 Charity Boxing Event. The event raises money for the Kansas City Crime Commission’s Surviving Spouse and Family Endowment Fund. Video by John Sleezer and Joe Robertson/The Kansas City Star

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Time Capsule: Aftermath of a deadly accident

This file photo from The Star’s historical archives shows an overhead view of the AT&T Town Pavilion from the south after an Aug. 9, 1985, accident. A crane being used in the tower’s construction collapsed in the late morning, dropping a bucket carrying three men. Two workers were killed; three others were injured.

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