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  • Oklahoma authorities say three dead in shooting at Duncan Walmart

    DUNCAN, Okla. — The Oklahoma Highway Patrol says three people were killed in a shooting on Monday morning at a Walmart in Duncan, which is a city about 30 miles north of the state line with Texas. FOX4 sister station KFOR reports that officers responded at about 10 a.m. and that the shooter is among the three who are dead. Duncan Police confirm the victims are two men and a woman. Two of the victims were in a vehicle outside […]

  • Eudora day care worker gets 10 years in prison for killing 9-month-old boy

    LAWRENCE, Kan. — A woman convicted in the killing of a 9-month-old boy at a Kansas day care has been sentenced to more than 10 years in prison. Forty-five-year-old Carrody Melissa Buchhorn was found guilty in July of second-degree murder in the September 2016 death of Oliver Ortiz at the Sunshine Kids Group Daycare Home in Eudora. She was sentenced Monday. The Lawrence Journal-World reports that a coroner ruled Oliver’s death a homicide caused by blunt force trauma. He testified that Oliver had a […]

  • 16-year-old suspect in Southern California school shooting has died, officials say

    SANTA CLARITA, Calif. — A 16-year-old boy who shot five fellow students — killing two — before turning the gun on himself at a Southern California high school has died. The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department says Nathaniel Tennosuke Berhow died at about 3:30 p.m. (PST) Friday at a hospital with his mother present. Authorities say Berhow pulled a gun from his backpack Thursday at Saugus High School in the Los Angeles suburb of Santa Clarita, shot five students at […]

  • Husband of missing St. Louis County woman from KC now charged with murder

    ST. LOUIS — A 28-year-old Missouri man is now facing murder charges in connection with his wife’s disappearance along with tampering with physical evidence. On Friday prosecutors filed second degree murder charges against Beau Rothwell. Court documents say he is being held without bond. Jennifer Rothwell had been missing since early Tuesday morning. She is a Kansas City native who moved to St. Louis. She left her home on Northwinds Drive in St. Louis County and didn’t return. Police later […]

  • 19-year-old arrested in double homicide in Topeka

    TOPEKA, Kan. — Authorities have arrested a 19-year-old in a double homicide in Topeka. The Topeka Capital-Journal reports that the teen, who is from Topeka, was booked Thursday night into the Shawnee County Jail on suspicion of first-degree murder, aggravated burglary and aggravated robbery. Bond is expected to be set at a Friday morning court appearance. His arrest stems from a Tuesday afternoon shooting. The victims were identified as 15-year-old Owen Hughes and 21-year-old Reginald McKinney Jr.

  • Sheriff says 2nd teen dies in California high school shooting

    SANTA CLARITA, Calif. — Authorities say a second victim of a Los Angeles area high school shooting has died. Los Angeles County Sheriff Alex Villanueva says a 14-year-old boy died at a hospital. Earlier, a 16-year-old girl died from the shooting at Saugus High School in the city of Santa Clarita. Authorities say a student gunman shot five students and then himself around 7:30 a.m. in a school quad. His .45-caliber handgun was found with no bullets remaining when it […]

  • Disappearance of KC woman who moved to STL ruled homicide, husband arrested

    CREVE COEUR, Mo. — The disappearance of Kansas City woman who moved to St. Louis has now been reclassified as a homicide, and her husband is jailed on suspicion of first-degree murder. Authorities say 28-year-old Jennifer Rothwell was last seen early Tuesday leaving her home in central St. Louis County. Her abandoned car was found less than 2 miles (3.2 kilometers) away later that day. St. Louis County police say Rothwell’s 28-year-old husband was arrested Wednesday at their home on […]

  • Officials search for suspect after at least 6 hurt in Southern California high school shooting

    CLARITA, Calif. — At least six people were injured during a shooting at a Southern California high school Thursday morning, authorities said. The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department said on Twitter that deputies responded to Saugus High School in the city of Santa Clarita, about 30 miles (48 kilometers) northwest of downtown Los Angeles. The department said a male suspect in black clothing was seen at the location. It was not immediately clear if the victims suffered gunshot wounds or […]

  • Missouri woman charged after husband’s body found in freezer

    JOPLIN, Mo. — Authorities are searching for a woman after finding her husband’s corpse in a freezer inside her southwest Missouri home, where it may have been stored for nearly a year. Sixty-seven-year-old Barbara Watters, of Joplin, was charged Wednesday with abandonment of a corpse. An affidavit says a witness told police Monday that Paul Barton’s body had been in Watters’ freezer since his death on Dec. 30, 2018. The witness says Watters threatened to kill him if he notified police. […]

  • Cerner Corp. lays off 130 employees, including 60 in Kansas City

    NORTH KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Cerner Corp. has cut 130 jobs, including 60 in the Kansas City area. The layoffs announced Tuesday come after the North Kansas City-based company laid off 255 workers in early September. The Kansas City Star reports the health care information technology company said the job reductions comes as it looks for ways to diversify its current operations. Cerner is the Kansas City area’s largest private employer, with about 14,000 workers across the metropolitan area. Cerner […]

  • Rep. Emanuel Cleaver criticizes ‘Save the Paseo’ group’s silent protest in church

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — U.S. Rep. Emanuel Cleaver of Missouri is criticizing the tactics of a group that led a successful campaign to remove Martin Luther King’s name from a Kansas City street. During an appearance Sunday on MSNBC’s “PoliticsNation with Al Sharpton,” Cleaver was particularly upset that some “Save the Paseo” members staged a silent protest during a rally at Paseo Baptist Church the Sunday before last week’s election , which restored the name of the street to The Paseo. Besides […]

  • Apparent meteor flashes across night sky in Missouri

    ST. LOUIS — An apparent meteor has brightened the night sky over St. Louis. The National Weather Service posted a video of the flashing light streaking across the area Monday night with homes in the background. It was captured by a volunteer storm spotter in the suburb of O’Fallon. Other videos posted on social media showed the Gateway Arch in the background. KSDK-TV Meteorologist Scott Connell says the odds of finding part of the apparent meteor are slim, because it most likely burned up […]

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