In this Tuesday, July 17, 2018, photo, firefighters work to extinguish a fire at the Golden Pyramid House in Wadsworth, Ill. Authorities say the fire severely damaged the home that doubles as a tourist attraction in northern Illinois. Firefighters responded to a report that an elderly man in a wheelchair and his dog were trapped by the fire. No people were hurt but the dog died. The Lake County Sheriff's Office says the fire wasn't suspicious. (Joe Lewnard/Daily Herald via AP)
AP News Staff
July 18, 2018 - 10:30 am
WADSWORTH, Ill. (AP) — Authorities say fire severely damaged a giant pyramid home that doubles as a tourist attraction in northern Illinois. Gurnee Fire Department firefighters responded to a report that an elderly man in a wheelchair and his dog were trapped by the fire at the Gold Pyramid House...
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KMBC Channel 9 News
Kara Marxer
May 30, 2018 - 6:52 am
Kansas City fire investigators are looking into the possibility that a home once owned by baseball great Satchel Paige was destroyed by an arsonist. The old three-story house is located near 28th Street and Benton Blvd. A fire early Tuesday morning gutted the structure and burned away much of the...
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May 08, 2018 - 2:31 pm
North Kansas City, MO - A three-alarm fire caused major damage to a building on the southwest corner of Armour and Swift in Northtown. Crews are still on scene of the structure fire at 1900 Swift. Please avoid the area if possible. Thank you to @happyrockfire and @KCMOFireDept for their help today...
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Marc LaVoie
March 05, 2018 - 4:53 am
Three people are dead at the scene of a shooting and fire near 48th Terrace and Sycamore in a neighborhood not far from the Truman Sports Complex in Kansas City. Police say they were alerted to a possible homicide and active shooter situation at a home around 2:30 a.m. Monday. A woman's body was...
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Jim Cunningham
January 26, 2018 - 6:12 am
Sunday marks the 40th anniversary of the Coates House Hotel fire that killed 20 people, the deadliest fire in Kansas City history. Lessons learned from the 4 a.m. fire on a bone-chilling day resulted in changes in the Kansas City Fire Department and fire codes within the city. Not long after the...
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Travis Walker
November 22, 2017 - 10:06 am
A fire in east Kansas City claimed the lives of two people this morning. Authorities were called just before 5 a.m. to a home near 41st and Locust Street. According to fire officials on the scene, one victim was found on the first floor and the second victim was found on the third floor. Both were...
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October 02, 2017 - 7:19 am
BAXTER SPRINGS, Kan. (AP) - A 65-year-old southeastern Kansas woman has died after being assaulted and set on fire along with two police officers. The Cherokee County Sheriff's Office said Sharon Horn of Baxter Springs died Saturday morning at a Springfield, Missouri, hospital. The sheriff's office...
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Marc LaVoie
August 09, 2017 - 7:54 am
Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is urging calm and says Americans should have "no concerns" after North Korea and President Donald Trump traded fiery threats. Tuesday the president said North Korea could face "fire and fury like the world has never seen" if the North's threats of violence continue...
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via Matt Wiggins
July 17, 2017 - 6:02 pm
Overland Park, KS - A serious crash and multi-vehicle fire in the eastbound lanes of I-435 near 69 Highway, involving two semi-trucks and other vehicles, snarled traffic in Johnson County during Monday's evening rush hour. One person was rushed to a hospital in a critical condition as the semis and...
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July 14, 2017 - 7:55 am
A single car crash and fatality forced the closure of part of 169 Highway at Shoal Creek Parkway Friday morning. A sedan slammed into a retaining wall and caught fire. The flames scorched a retaining wall under the overpass. The driver of the car was found dead inside The highway was shut down...
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