On the 50th anniversary of the assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr., Wednesday, Apr. 4, members of the Kansas City, Kan., community remembered the legacy of the civil rights leader at the John Brown memorial at the Old Quindaro Townsite.
A lawsuit was filed Thursday in federal court on behalf of Lamonte McIntyre and his mother. McIntyre was deemed wrongfully convicted for a double murder in Kansas City, Kan., more than two decades ago.
The demolition of the track at Johnson County Community College began Thursday. The demolition has opposed by Save JCCC Track, a group made up of alums, students and community members who opposed the college's decision to end the track program.
A male in his late teens to early 20s was found fatally shot in Sheffield Park at 12th Street and Winchester Avenue in Northeast Kansas City Tuesday evening. Police are investigating and said there is no suspect or motive at this time.