Kansas City

May 21, 2019 - 5:12 am
Authorities say a suburban Kansas City teen was killed when an $8 Xanax deal fell through. The Kansas City Star reports that the affidavit released Monday in the case against Matthew Lee Bibee Jr. says 17-year-old Rowan Padgett was killed in March after Bibee arranged to buy the anxiety medication...
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May 16, 2019 - 7:18 pm
The Kansas Bureau of Investigation has completed its investigation of the police chief in Kansas City, Kansas, and turned over results to the Wyandotte County District Attorney's office. A spokeswoman for KBI said that the bureau wrapped up the investigation last week. It's unclear when prosecutors...
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May 15, 2019 - 8:49 pm
A man accused of stalking several women who worked at massage parlors has been found guilty on eight of 10 federal charges against him. Robert Gross, 67, who has a criminal record dating back to the 1960s, was convicted Wednesday on two of four stalking charges and six gun-related charges. Federal...
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May 14, 2019 - 6:45 pm
A former employee of a suburban Kansas City sports medicine clinic alleges in a lawsuit that she was sexually harassed by a surgeon. The former medical assistant at the Kansas City Spine and Sports Medicine Center in Overland Park, Kansas, sued last month. The suit says she complained to management...
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May 14, 2019 - 1:51 pm
The children of a woman who died of a torn aorta at a jail in downtown Kansas City allege in a lawsuit that staff joked as their mother lay curled up on the floor, crying in pain. The wrongful death lawsuit, filed this month in Jackson County Circuit Court, describes ReGina Thurman's death two...
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May 13, 2019 - 8:28 pm
Law enforcement officials say 219 people were arrested and 583 warrants were cleared during a crime-fighting initiative in Kansas City, Kansas. The effort involving local, state and federal agencies was called Operation Lateral Storm. Police Chief Terry Zeigler said Monday the task force ran from...
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May 13, 2019 - 8:12 pm
The Kansas Supreme Court says victims injured by drunken drivers can't sue the bars that served them. The high court's ruling on Friday comes in the case of Jeff Kudlacik, who was placed in a medically induced coma and faced months of rehabilitation following a car accident involving a drunken...
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May 08, 2019 - 7:08 pm
A stretch of interstate highway in northwestern Missouri is open again for the first time since floodwaters shut it down in March. Interstate 29 reopened Wednesday to the Iowa state line. Historic flooding in March forced closure of the busy north-south roadway. I-29 also is open in Iowa, but with...
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Jason Fochtman/Houston Chronicle via AP
May 08, 2019 - 5:59 pm
Rain swamping the nation's midsection forced people from their homes in Kansas, stranded dozens of Texas children at school overnight and strained levees along the surging Mississippi River in Illinois, Missouri and elsewhere Wednesday prompting yet more flash flood concerns. The flooding began in...
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May 07, 2019 - 7:41 pm
A Kansas water park where a young boy was decapitated isn't hiring lifeguards, advertising or selling tickets with less than a month left before its typical Memorial Day weekend opening date. Schlitterbahn remains mum on its plans but has largely removed reference from its website about the Kansas...
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