Desmound Logan, one of the organizers of the Smoke Your Tires Not Your Homies event in Kansas City, seeks support from the city to help find a safe location and insurance coverage for an event that aims to unite the community.
Four civilians were rescued from an apartment fire at 3635 Walnut Street early Saturday afternoon. One Samaritan carried a woman out from the apartment where the fire broke out before firefighters got to the scene.
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.
Friends gathered for a vigil for Mary Schmitz, 20, who was fatally shot Tuesday in an Independence apartment. The vigil, Thursday at Keystone Park in Blue Springs, remembered Schmitz as "A beautiful soul."
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.