Homicide

Crime scene tape surrounds the site of a homicide in Kansas City.
KMBC Channel 9 News
Marc LaVoie
November 13, 2019 - 1:59 pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- A man was shot to death while interrupting someone who was breaking into his vehicle, Kansas City police said. Officers were sent to a medical call near Linwood Boulevard and Charlotte Street around 7 a.m. Wednesday. They found the man dead in the street. It was not clear...
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Fort Worth Police interim Chief Ed Kraus responds to questions during a news conference at the Bob Bolen Public Safety Complex in Fort Worth, Texas, Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2019. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)
AP News Staff
October 15, 2019 - 1:15 pm
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Fort Worth's police chief reiterated Tuesday that a white officer's killing of a black woman in her home was inexcusable, as an arrest warrant was released quoting the victim's 8-year-old nephew as saying she pointed a gun at a bedroom window after hearing suspicious noises...
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video still of car connected to a homicide
Independence Police
KMBZ News Staff
September 03, 2019 - 11:15 am
Independence, MO - Police are seeking a vehicle, and the people inside it, as part of a homicide investigation. The homicide occured early Monday, September 2nd, around 3:45am near E. 5th Street North and North Spring Lake Drive. Officers responding to a shots fired call found Desean L. Milligan,...
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Marc LaVoie
August 22, 2019 - 8:07 am
A double shooting in Kansas City around 7:30 p.m. Wednesday left a teenager dead and a young child injured. The victims were shot outside a home near 44th and Cypress. "It's chaos," said Lashonda Jacoway, a neighbor. "When I first came out I saw them grab a little girl and run in the house. A few...
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Marc LaVoie
July 22, 2019 - 6:00 am
A 36-year-old man is dead following a triple shooting Saturday afternoon near Independence Avenue and Monroe. Police say the incident happened around 12:30. The man who died is identified as Leon Robinson Jr., 36. The two other shooting victims were found at a nearby Family Dollar store. They were...
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Susan Bro, center, mother of Heather Heyer who was killed in 2017 during a white supremacist rally, Gets a hug from a supporter after the sentencing of James Alex Fields Jr. in federal court in Charlottesville, Va., Friday, June 28, 2019. Fields was sentenced to life in prison for his role in a car attack during a white supremacist rally in 2017. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)
AP News Staff
June 28, 2019 - 4:59 pm
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — An avowed white supremacist who deliberately drove his car into a crowd of counterprotesters, killing a young woman and injuring dozens, apologized to his victims Friday before being sentenced to life in prison on federal hate crime charges. James Alex Fields Jr., of...
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Bill Grady
June 28, 2019 - 8:07 am
Kansas City, MO - A decades-old homicide remains painful for the victim’s family. "It would be wonderful if somebody remembered something or was holding onto a secret," said Nancy Lebrecht, a former Midtown resident, from her current home in Florida. Lebrecht was 20 when her 16-year-old brother,...
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AP News Staff
June 26, 2019 - 7:00 am
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Kansas City police are investigating as a homicide the death of a transgender woman whose body was found at an abandoned home. Police said in an email that the body was found Tuesday morning on the porch of the home. Police say the victim showed obvious signs of foul play...
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AP News Staff
June 05, 2019 - 5:02 pm
O'FALLON, Mo. (AP) — A convicted pedophile who ran an international child pornography ring has been charged with the 1993 abduction, rape and killing of a 9-year-old Missouri girl, after previously undetected DNA found on her clothing implicated him in the crime, authorities announced Wednesday...
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AP News Staff
May 14, 2019 - 6:44 am
ST. LOUIS (AP) - St. Louis Police say five people have been shot, including three who died, following an incident at a home on the city's north side. Authorities say the shooting happened just before 9 p.m. Monday in the 4000 block of Shreve. Police said one victim is in critical condition, while...
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