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Two Charged in Fatal Shooting

Two men have been charged in the homicide of Shonay Persinger in Independence. Ivory D. Alford faces Murder 2nd Degree and Attempted Robbery 1st Degree….

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One Dead After Vehicle Strikes Concrete Bridge Pillar

The Independence Police Department is investigating a single vehicle crash that occurred at approximately 4:20 pm, on Saturday, August 22, 2020. The crash occurred east…

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One Killed in Single Vehicle Crash

One person was killed in a single vehicle crash on 37th Terrace between Jackson Drive and Arrowhead Avenue in Independence. The crash occurred when the…

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Missing Independence Woman Victim of Fatal Crash

An Independence woman who went missing on August 13th was located deceased near 40 highway and Lake Tapawingo in Blue Springs. Rachel Gillmore was last…

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KC Man Charged in Fatal Shooting of Wife, Kimah McDonald, in Independence

A 63-year-old Kansas City man has been charged in the fatal shooting of his wife, Kimah McDonald, on Sunday evening in Independence. Jackson County Prosecutor…

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Two Men Charged in Fatal Shooting at Independence Convenience Store on July 27

Two Kansas City men, ages 18 and 20, have been charged in the fatal shooting on July 27, 2020, at an Independence convenience store, Jackson…

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Mask Giveaway at Cable Dahmer Arena

Residents lined up this afternoon to receive face masks at Cable Dahmer Arena in Independence. The masks were provided by the Jackson County Sheriff’s Office and Jackson…

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Local Health Professionals Send Plea to Community, Another Shutdown Possible

Press Release 7/27/2020 Dear Kansas City metropolitan community, The Health Officers and Health Directors of the Kansas City metropolitan Core 4 jurisdictions have been meeting…

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Independence Man Charged in Fatal Shooting of Wife

An Independence man, 41, has been charged in the fatal shooting Sunday of his wife, Daina M. Smith, Jackson County Prosecutor Jean Peters Baker announced…

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Lee’s Summit Man Charged in Fatal Independence Shooting

A 23-year-old Lee’s Summit man has been charged in the fatal shooting of Matthew Bland-Williams, 26, outside an Independence, MO, residence, Jackson County Prosecutor Jean…

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