Homicide

An empty shell casing on the ground
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KMBZ News Staff
May 19, 2020 - 10:47 am
KCPD Chief Smith says the rise in numbers of homicides does not appear to be connected to the emergency stay-at-home orders.
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REMOVES “UNARMED” AND ADDS THAT AUTHORITIES HAVE NOT CONFIRMED THAT ARBERY WAS EITHER ARMED OR UNARMED - People react during a rally to protest the shooting of Ahmaud Arbery, Friday, May 8, 2020, in Brunswick Ga. Two men have been charged with murder in the February shooting death of Arbery, a black man in his mid-20s, whom they had pursued in a truck after spotting him running in their neighborhood. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)
AP News Staff
May 10, 2020 - 8:03 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia's attorney general on Sunday asked the U.S. Department of Justice to investigate the handling of the killing of Ahmaud Arbery, a black man who authorities say died at the hands of two white men as he ran through a neighborhood. Arbery was shot and killed Feb. 23. No arrests...
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AP News Staff
December 26, 2019 - 3:04 am
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A Christmas Eve shooting in Kansas City, Missouri, has left one man dead. The Kansas City Star reports that police were dispatched to a southern Kansas City neighborhood about 11:30 p.m. Tuesday. Police said a man was located on the ground near a car and was declared dead at...
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Crime scene tape surrounds the site of a homicide in Kansas City.
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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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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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