Thieves have ripped copper roofing off two domes in the colonnade surrounding the John F. Kennedy memorial at Gladstone Boulevard and St. John Avenue. The theft of copper wiring Saturday also may have contributed to more severe injuries and a death in a car crash in the Northeast area.
Thieves have ripped copper roofing off two domes in the colonnade surrounding the John F. Kennedy memorial at Gladstone Boulevard and St. John Avenue. The theft of copper wiring Saturday also may have contributed to more severe injuries and a death in a car crash in the Northeast area. Keith Myers The Kansas City Star
Thieves have ripped copper roofing off two domes in the colonnade surrounding the John F. Kennedy memorial at Gladstone Boulevard and St. John Avenue. The theft of copper wiring Saturday also may have contributed to more severe injuries and a death in a car crash in the Northeast area. Keith Myers The Kansas City Star

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