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  • Driver runs stop sign crashing into RideKC bus causing multi-vehicle wreck

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Multiple people were taken to the hospital Saturday afternoon following a three-vehicle crash that included a RideKC bus. The crash was reported around 1 p.m. at 17th and Jackson. The driver of the bus was northbound on Jackson when the driver of an SUV heading east on 17th Street ran a stop sign, and drove directly in front of the bus. Both vehicles then crashed into a parked passenger car in front of a home on […]

  • ‘We are part of the community’: Law Enforcement Appreciation Week ends with food, music and rain

    PARKVILLE, Mo. – At Saturday’s Law Enforcement Appreciation Day Parade in the Northland, there was plenty to find. There were bagpipes and horses. SWAT trucks and simulators. Officers from more than 30 agencies showed off the tools of their trade, and handed out goodies. Six-year-old Mikayla Barlow had a unicorn painted on her arm with a glitter-covered rainbow mane, three police shield stickers on her shirt, and a bag on her back. She said she was “getting fun stuff, and […]

  • At halfway point, Veterans Community Project host ‘Framed With Love’ event

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Twenty six homes down and 23 to go before the Veterans Community Project  (VCP) Village is officially complete. It’s been a work in progress for 4 1/2 years. On Sunday, the VCP Village opened its doors and uncapped its sharpie markers to show how far its come. For some, It’s as simple as a sentence. “Thinking of you and thankful for you,” the handwritten red Sharpie message read. Cathy Trabue read the rest of her message: “And […]

  • Infant buried again after vandals ripped open her mausoleum at KC cemetery

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — On Saturday an infant girl was buried once again with her family. Emma Huling died at the tender age of 10-months-old in 1865. For the next 155 years, she was with her family until vandals ripped her out of the mausoleum earlier this spring. Leaving her and her cast iron casket unceremoniously dumped by a shrub about 50 yards from her family. Thanks to the generosity of the community, Emma returned to her family. “We’re here […]

  • Man killed while trying to cross Downtown Kansas City loop

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A death near the River Market in Kansas City impacted traffic throughout the downtown loop for several hours Saturday. A 34 year old man was “doing exactly what you aren’t supposed to do – crossing the highway,” Sgt. Deb Randol said. “Just wanted to get from one side to the other.” As a supervisor for the Accident Investigation Unit for Kansas City Police, Randol has seen a lot. But it doesn’t make it right. “It is […]

  • Pedestrian dies after being hit by semi in downtown loop

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A pedestrian has died after being struck by a semi in the downtown loop Saturday morning, according to police. The crash happened just before 11:30 a.m. According to investigators, a 34-year-old man was walking across the interstate when he was hit by the semi truck in the eastbound lanes of I-70 near Main Street. The semi driver did stop and is cooperating with the investigation. Drivers are being asked to avoid the area. This is a […]

  • Kids get a break from cancer at the K Sunday

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. – For some, Sunday was a Day at the K. For others, it was a day away from chemo. Three families with children fighting cancer got free tickets to see the Kansas City Royals take on the Indians. It’s all because of a group called the Youth Cancer Baseball Tour. The tour takes kids from the 30 cities with major baseball teams into a game for free. It kicked off Sunday in Kansas City, and will go […]

  • Flyers, friends canvas metro looking for missing Lee’s Summit woman with developmental disabilities

    LEE’S SUMMIT, Mo. – Thousands of flyers appeared around the metro Sunday afternoon, all asking the public to help bring home a young woman with developmental disabilities. Jacy Deaver has been missing for 12 days. She walked out of her group home in Lee’s Summit and never came back. Deaver is a black woman, 5-feet tall, with tattoos on each arm. She’s roughly 220 pounds, sometimes wears glasses, has ADHD, OCD, and the mental capacity of a 12 year old. […]

  • Overland Park teen remains in critical condition after being hit by car Friday afternoon

    14-year-old Overland Park girl dies from injuries after being hit by vehicle OVERLAND PARK, Kan. — An Overland Park teen is continuing to recover after being hit by a vehicle on her way home from school Friday afternoon. The principal of Oxford Middle School released the name of the 14 year old student hit Saturday afternoon. Alexandra Rumple is alive, hospitalized in critical condition. Neighbors who saw and heard the crash and friends who learned about it Friday evening are […]

  • High Aspirations has high hopes for new building

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Finally, a landing place for those with High Aspirations. This week, the mentoring group moved into its first building, at the corner of Charlotte and 27th in Kansas City. “This is the first place we’ve had for High Aspirations that we can call our home,” explained Henry Wash, the President and Founder of the group. He added with a smile, “we’re looking or more young men and more mentors; we want to help them.” High Aspirations […]

  • National Crime Victims Week recognizes those who have endured pain and loss through crime

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — On a sunny Sunday afternoon, roughly 50 people filed into the community room at Kansas City Police Department’s Patrol East off 27th Street. Many held roses. Some spoke to each other. Rows of chairs made an aisle down the middle. In every row, a box of Kleenex sat in the seat of one chair. Sunday began National Crime Victims Rights Week. It is a time for those who have been a victim of a crime or […]

  • One mile walk highlights Kansas City’s unsolved homicides

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Thirty-seven homicides in Kansas City so far in 2019 and 21 of them are unsolved. If you live in the Waldo area, you may have received a flyer Saturday. It’s part of the group’s mission to canvas Kansas City, alerting residents to more than 50 unsolved murders in the city over the past five years. Step by step, street by street. For years, Momma on a Mission has walked Kansas City. Saturday was no different. “We’re […]

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