Police were investigating a double shooting early Tuesday in Independence that left one person dead and another one fighting for life. The shooting occurred about 4 a.m. at The Cedars apartments and townhomes in the 1100 block of Quail Creek Drive.
Kevin Willmott, a film professor at the University of Kansas, wrote the play "Becoming Martin," about teenage Martin Luther King Jr. It premieres at the Coterie theater this month. Willmott co-wrote the movie "BlacKkKlansman."
Wyandotte County District Attorney Mark Dupree announced charges against a Kansas City, Kan. firefighter on Friday. The firefighter, 33-year-old Devin Rich, faces one count of sexual exploitation of child.
Emergency responders went to the Charles B. Wheeler Downtown Airport in Kansas City Thursday night after a single-engine airplane made a "wheels up" landing, an aviation department spokesman said. There were no injuries in the incident.
Sod was being laid down on the Harris Park Golf & Learning Center on Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2018, at 40th Street and Wayne Avenue. The putt and pitch course has been a dream of Chis Harris and his father for over 20 years.
7-year-old Robert's favorite trading card was one of a horse given to him by the Kansas City Police Department's Mounted Patrol - until he lost it in the washing machine. On Thursday, the Mounted Patrol showed up to his school to give him a new one.