Kansas City Star Community Faces Coordinator Beth Welsh talks about her favorite images of 2015. She is out and about shooting photos at all sorts of events as part of her job as coordinator for Community Faces. When she is not doing that, she is
Two undercover Kansas City police officers were shot in Kansas City near U.S. 40 and Manchester while making an arrest, Kansas City police said Sunday. A third officer was shot at 30th Street and Topping.
Jennifer Long was just 16 in 1998 was she was raped, murdered and her body dismembered. Now 20 years later, strangers are helping to remember the Kansas City teen by raising money for a commemorative bench along a walking trail in Independence.
In 1998, Jennifer Long left high school early and disappeared. Years later, Wesley Purkey admitted to abducting, raping and murdering her in his Lansing home. Twenty years later, she will have a memorial to honor her.
An artist’s version of the American flag was designed to point out the divisions in our country. After a flood of criticism, KU removed its copy of the flag. But an arts nonprofit in KC’s Crossroads continues to fly this flag.
Savannah Sexton was sucker punched by a complete stranger over the weekend. Her neighbor's surveillance camera captured the moment a man approaches her and punches her. Police arrested the man, Sexton said.
Kansas City police are investigating a homicide after a man was found shot in car shortly after 6:30 a.m. Sunday morning at an on-ramp at U.S. 40 and Interstate 70. Arriving officers found a gray sedan with a man inside who had been shot.
A man suffered fatal wounds in a shooting Friday evening in the 5400 block of Prospect Avenue. The man was shot inside J's Fish and Chicken Market, police said. Suspect information was not available. The victim died at a hospital.
Kansas City police are asking for help in identifying the man depicted in this surveillance video inside J's Fish and Chicken Market on July 6, 2018 in Kansas City, MO. The man is suspected of shooting 25-year-old Sharath Koppu, who worked there.