For a week, Kansas City police searched for a man thought to be involved in the killing of a UMKC student from India. When they found him, a series of gunfights left three officers injured and a suspect dead.
The University of Missouri-Kansas City expressed its gratitude for the work of Kansas City police officers who investigated a person of interest in the shooting death of its student, Sharath Koppu. Three officers were shot at by the suspect, who was killed by police.
Three police officers, two of them undercover, were shot in Kansas City. A suspect was killed by police. Two officers were shot during an investigation at the Sky-Vu Motel; one was shot during a stand-off with a suspect.
Kansas City police investigated a homicide Sunday morning after police responding to a reported shooting found a man dead outside a home in the 7400 block of Longview Road. No suspects were in custody.
Twenty years ago, Wesley Purkey raped, murdered and dismembered 16-year-old Jennifer Long. There was no body, and her family had no money for a memorial. But now strangers have raised money for a bench in her honor in Independence.
Kansas City police pursued a suspect vehicle Saturday evening. The suspect wrecked near 14th and Main, in the Power & Light District. After striking a vehicle, the suspect ran but was captured, police said.
Connor Rohrer, the 5-year-old son of slain Wyandotte County sheriff’s deputy Patrick Rohrer, is starting a collection of law enforcement patches to honor his father. So far, he has received about 80. A Facebook post has spread the word here and abroad.
The ATF and Raymore, Missouri, police are looking for suspects accused of using a vehicle to break into Gunner’s Firearms July 7. A reward is being offered for information leading to an arrest and conviction.
An unknown guest found more than $28,000 in cash outside a Best Western. After the guest turned in the money to the hotel, the owner of the Best Western claimed it. But a Lee’s Summit attorney said the guest has a “superior claim.”
According to a survey conducted by Allegro Training and Consulting over half of Lawrence residents believe the Police Department needs to heal its relationship with marginalized people. The results were released months after it was finished
Matthew W. Hepting of Independence is charged with involuntary manslaughter for causing a February crash that killed a 21-year-old woman who was his passenger. His car was speeding over 100 mph, according to court records.