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Police: Fatal stabbing followed altercation with another man

Oct. 23, 2021 11:24 AM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A 28-year-old man was stabbed to death Friday following an altercation with another man in the yard of a home in Kansas City, Missouri, police said. Police on Saturday identified the victim as 28-year-old Darryl Gilland. A person of interest...

Police: Driver who crashed into tree had been fatally shot

Oct. 23, 2021 11:03 AM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A driver who crashed Friday evening into a tree in Kansas City, Missouri, was later found to have been shot, police said. Officers were dispatched at 9:15 p.m. to an injury accident. The man was unresponsive when police and emergency medical...

Friday's Scores

Oct. 23, 2021 00:27 AM EDT

PREP FOOTBALL= Adrian 41, Wellington-Napoleon 15 Albany 84, Pattonsburg/Gilman City/North Harrison 0 Appleton City/Montrose 46, Greenfield 14 Archie 84, Concordia 42 Ash Grove 52, Sarcoxie...

Ex-deputy pleads not guilty to sex assault of inmate

Oct. 22, 2021 08:55 AM EDT

KNASAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A former Clay County sheriff’s deputy has pleaded not guilty to sexually assaulting a jail inmate after he was indicted on the charge earlier in the week. Darreon Black, 29, of Kansas City, entered the plea Thursday after the grand jury...

Chiefs tight end Travis Kelce loves the ironman role

Oct. 21, 2021 17:51 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Chiefs coaches and athletic trainers occasionally force Travis Kelce to take a limited role in practice, just as they did this week as the team prepares to visit the Tennessee Titans on Sunday. It’s usually the last thing the 32-year-old tight...

Mistrial declared in lawsuit against Kansas City police

Oct. 21, 2021 08:56 AM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Jurors were unable to reach a verdict in a federal civil rights lawsuit brought by a Black man who was wrongly arrested when he was 15 and held for three weeks without charge. Arthur Benson, an attorney for Tyree Bell, told The Kansas City Star ...

Kansas City police shooting leads to $100,000 settlement

Oct. 20, 2021 16:42 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Kansas City will pay a $100,000 settlement to the family who sued after a toddler was injured in the foot when an officer fired several rounds at their car. The shooting occurred in August 2015 when officer Terrence Brown was pursuing a car that...

Man pleads guilty in shooting death in Kansas City

Oct. 20, 2021 13:51 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A 20-year-old Kansas City man has pleaded guilty to killing another man during a struggle last year. Thorne McKendrick pleaded guilty Monday to second-degree murder and armed criminal action in the shooting death of Michael Brown outside an east...

Missouri superintendent who voted to fight racism steps down

Oct. 20, 2021 07:54 AM EDT

PARK HILL, Mo. (AP) — The superintendent of a suburban Kansas City school district where a small group of students posted a petition online calling for the return of slavery has announced that she will step down next summer. The Park Hill, Missouri, school district...

Kansas man sentenced for series of armed robberies in KC

Oct. 19, 2021 16:04 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A man from Overland Park, Kansas, was sentenced Tuesday to 19 years in federal prison for a series of armed robberies in Kansas City and Grandview, Missouri, three years ago. U.S. District Judge Howard F. Sachs sentenced 28-year-old Joshua West,...