Police think a shooting that started near 7th Street and Osage Avenue ended at the University of Kansas Hospital when a gunman chased a man and woman to the hospital. He shot the man again and then shot and killed himself.
A car trying to elude police sent sparks flying as it was driven on its rims on Interstate 70 during Wednesday morning’s rush hour. The pursuit ended near 78th Street and caused traffic to back up during the morning commute.
After the sentencing of Jamaal Lewis, Wyandotte County District Attorney Mark Dupree discussed the case and explained why he sought felony murder as an alternative charge. Lewis fatally shot KCK police Capt. Robert David Melton in 2016.
John Melton, brother of Robert David Melton, reacts after the sentencing hearing of Jamaal R. Lewis on Friday. Lewis pleaded guilty in October to first-degree felony murder and was sentenced to life in prison with no chance of parole for 25 years.
A triple shooting left one dead, one in life-threatening condition and one wounded Thursday night at an apartment complex just north of 27th Street and Van Brunt Boulevard in Kansas City. It was the city's 119th homicide.
A clip from the documentary film “Black Hand Strawman” discusses gambling surrounding the 1970 Super Bowl victory of the Kansas City Chiefs. The film will be shown this weekend at the Kansas City Mafia Film Festival.