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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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Motorcyclist Dies Fleeing Traffic Stop

A motorcyclist died as a result of a crash while fleeing from a traffic stop Friday night. The incident happened around 11:30 p.m. near 24…

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Two KCPD Officers Face Felony Charges for Excessive Force in 2019 Arrest

A Jackson County grand jury today indicted two Kansas City police officers for felony assault after they used excessive force in arresting a citizen on…

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Covid-19 Cases Associated with July 10 Gathering

The Jackson County Health Department has identified five confirmed positive Covid-19 cases associated with a large gathering on July 10. The party took place in…

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Independence Police Investigating Shooting

Independence police are investigating a shooting that occurred in the 18800 block of E. Wigwam Place in northeast Independence at around 6:25 p.m. today (7/23/20)….

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Independence Police Investigating Shooting in the 2200 block of S. Sterling Ave

Independence Police are investigating a shooting that occurred in the 2200 block of S. Sterling Ave at around 8:40 P.M. this evening (7/20/20). An adult…

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