After 74 years, the remains of Marine PFC Donald Tolson came home to his family, arriving at Kansas City International on Friday, Dec. 1, 2017. No one knew what had become of the body of Tolson, a Marine killed in action in the Battle of Tarawa in
Marisa Smith, a crime scene technician at the Kansas City Police Crime Lab, started collecting new sets of bed sheets in July 2018 to give to sexual assault victims whose bedding is often taken by police for evidence.
Hoping to reduce drunk driver deaths and injuries, a half police car, half taxi cab was on display at the Jackson County Sheriff's Office in Lee's Summit Wednesday to remind drivers they have a choice of rides when it comes to drinking and driving.
At least one person has been reported killed and another person apparently fled on foot into a nearby neighborhood after a traffic wreck shut down the intersection of Bannister and Wornall roads Wednesday in south Kansas City.
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.
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