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  • One man injured in overnight house fire

    OVERLAND PARK, Kans. – Fire investigators say that a fire early this morning was caused by careless disposal of a cigarette. Firefighters were called to the area of 95th and Catalina Street on a house fire.  When they arrived at the scene, they were told by a resident of the house that he had smoked a cigarette before going to sleep and woke up and the sofa was in fire.  He attempted to put the fire out before helping get […]

  • Kansas City police investigate late night homicide at 24th and Kensington

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Officers, just after 11:00 p.m. Friday night, were called to the area of 24th and Kensington to investigate a reported shooting. When officers entered the residence, they found a woman who had suffered a gunshot wound. Despite efforts of EMS, the woman died at the scene of the shooting. Overnight, crime scene investigators worked to discover clues at the scene as detectives checked the area for any witnesses that may have information that could help them […]

  • Man killed after being hit by vehicle on Nieman Road in Overland Park

    OVERLAND PARK, Kan. — Overland Park police are investigating after a man was hit and killed by a vehicle Wednesday night on Nieman Road. Officials say the crash involved two trucks, including one with a trailer. Both drivers involved stayed on scene and are cooperating with the investigation, police said. Further details on what led up to the crash were not immediately available. Police have closed the road between College Boulevard and 113th Street as they investigate. A police spokesman […]

  • 31-year-old suspect charged in KCK triple homicide of mom, two children

    KANSAS CITY, Kan. — A 31-year-old has now been formally charged in the murder of a KCK mother and two of her children. The Wyandotte County District Attorney charged Ismael Caballero on Wednesday afternoon with three counts of first-degree murder and two counts of arson. The charges stem from an early morning fire at a home on Mill Street near Central Avenue around 4:30 a.m. The three victims were discovered inside the home by fire crews, but it wasn’t the […]

  • KU Jayhawks are safe in San Jose after engine failure on their flight home

    SAN JOSE, CA. —  After the KU Jayhawks picked up a victory Sunday afternoon, beating the Stanford Cardinal 72-56, the team will be spending an extra night in California. The plane carrying the Jayhawks suffered an engine failure about 20 minutes into their flight. KU Athletics released the following statement regarding the incident: “Upon our return flight from San Jose, CA, roughly 20 minutes into the flight, one of the engines failed.  The pilot immediately contacted the San Jose Airport […]

  • Woman found shot to death Friday night in the Northland; one person in custody

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Kansas City police are investigating the city’s latest homicide after a shooting late Friday. Police were called to the area of 72nd and North Jefferson Court after residents reported hearing gunshots in the neighborhood around 11 p.m. on Friday night. When officers arrived on the scene, they found a woman outside on the ground. She died of her injuries at the scene. As investigators were processing the scene, one person was taken into custody and is […]

  • Kearney man killed after being hit by car in overnight crash identified

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A Kearney man has died Saturday after being struck by a car overnight. The pedestrian was identified as Craig A. Herden, 23. Police officers were called to investigate a crash on Missouri 152 just east of Brighton Avenue. The call came in just before 1:45 a.m. Saturday morning. When officers arrived on the scene they found a pedestrian that had been struck by a car. An eastbound vehicle struck a man, who was trying to cross […]

  • 31-year-old man shot to death near 35th and Bellefontaine in Kansas City identified

    KANSAS CITY, Mo.  — A man who police said was shot and killed the morning of Saturday, December 21 has been identified. Calvin Booker, 31, was found at 3511 Bellfontaine, shot to death inside of the residence. Police responded to the shooting call at 9:19 a.m. The man was already dead by the time responders arrived. There was another man at the residence who had called 911. He has been detained for questioning. The situation surrounding the shooting is unclear […]

  • Wrong-way driver in stolen car, police say, kills two after head-on crash on I-70

    KANSAS CITY, Mo — Kansas City police are investigating after they say the driver of a stolen vehicle hit another vehicle, killing two people. The incident was reported just before 5 a.m. Saturday on Interstate 70 at the 23rd Street on-ramp. Police say officers were chasing the driver of the Ford Fusion, reported to be stolen in a robbery out of Independence. KCPD said they called off the chase just before the suspect driver struck a Chevrolet head-on. The driver […]

  • Kansas combating declining wild turkey numbers with new regulations

    PRATT, Kan. – Wild turkey populations are in decline across the Midwest and Kansas isn’t immune.  Even though Kansas has one of the of strongest wild turkey populations in the region, surveys show that action is needed to slow down the decline. Leading the fight is Kent Fricke, small game coordinator for the Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism (KDWPT).  Fricke chairs the Department’s Wild Turkey Committee and has been keeping the Kansas Wildlife, Parks and Tourism Commission up […]

  • Man convicted after 3 metro women, among others, scammed out of $3 million in romance scheme

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. —   A federal jury convicted a Virginia man Friday afternoon for his role in a wire fraud and money laundering conspiracies as part of a nearly $3 million romance fraud scheme. Henry N. Asomani, 34, a naturalized U.S. citizen from Ghana, was found guilty of one count of conspiracy to commit wire fraud, two counts of wire fraud, one count of conspiracy to commit money laundering and two counts of money laundering.  Asomani was taken into federal […]

  • 16-year-old dies in Kansas City house fire at Wheeling and St. John

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Firefighters were called to the area of Wheeling Ave and St. John just after 10 a.m. Saturday morning.  When crews arrived they called for more crews to battle a working house fire. Firefighters found a 16-year-old female in the second story of the house. They were able to get her out soon after they arrived, but she was pronounced dead from smoke inhalation shortly after, a public information officer told FOX4. Crews were able to have the […]

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