Suspected gunman dead after shootout; 3 officers shot expected to live

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  • Child killed, others critically injured in 2-alarm townhome fire in KCK

    KANSAS CITY, Kan. — Firefighters battled a two-alarm fire Saturday at a townhome complex in KCK that took the life of a child. Crews were called just after 10 a.m. to the College Park Townhomes on North 70th Terrace for reports of people trapped inside a building on the second floor. KCK Fire Chief Kevin Shirley said the flames got into the attic of the building, and from that point they quickly spread to multiple units. Fire officials said a child […]

  • KCMO police investigating homicide at 9th and Chestnut

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Police are investigating the city’s latest homicide at 9th and Chestnut. Officers were dispatched on a medical call a little before 5 a.m. Saturday morning. When they arrived on the scene, they found two victims in a parked car, suffering from gunshot wounds. The male victim was taken to the hospital with serious injuries. The female victim, later identified as 21-year-old Stephanie Davis, died inside the parked car. There is no suspect information at this time. […]

  • Suspect taken into custody after a standoff in Lawrence

    LAWRENCE, Kans. — One person is in custody this morning after an altercation and a short standoff in 600 block of Stowe Court Friday night.  Police were called to the 400 block of N. Crestline to investigate a disturbance with weapons.  When the officer arrived on the scene the suspect fled the scene and was contacted later in the 600 block of Stowe Court.  When the officer engaged the suspect a struggle ensued and the suspect entered a home for […]

  • Metro daycare owner faces additional charges in fraud scheme

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. —  The owner of KARIE/Tima Childcare Center, previously indicted, is now facing 15 counts of money laundering after attempting to fraudulently receive as much as $556,000 in federal funds. Sharif Karie, of Olathe, Kan., was originally indicted on Jan. 12, 2017 after a nationwide sweep that targeted childcare center fraud schemes.   Karie is the owner of KARIE Day Care Center, LLC, and Tima Child Care Center, LLC at 1019 Admiral Blvd., Kansas  City, Mo. The day care […]

  • Kansas City Police on the scene of a double shooting

    Kansas City, Mo — Kansas City police are on the scene of a double shooting at 56th and S. Benton Ave.  Two victims were located, one inside a vehicle and one outside of the vehicle.  Both victims were taken to the hospital where one of the victims died from their injuries.  The other victim has non-life threatening injuries.  Officers continue to work at the crime scene.  If you have any information on this shooting you can call the TIPS Hotline […]

  • Overnight ambulance call becomes a homicide investigation

    Kansas City, Mo — A call for medical assistance turns deadly when Kansas City police discover a woman who had been shot. The victim died at the scene of the shooting near 69th and The Paseo.  Police have not released the name of the victim or any suspect information at this time.   Anyone with information is asked to call the TIPS Hotline at 816-474-TIPS.