The Kansas City News Link Overview

Not so long ago, City Hall purchased and shared this iconic Kansas City image and now we use it as a fair use glimpse of this town and some of the news that's worth a click but might not inspire debate . . . An important overview of crime, crashes and memorials from throughout this town . . .

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Election Day: What to know before heading to KCMO polls

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Polling places across Kansas City, Missouri opened at 6 a.m. Tuesday. On the ballot, voters will choose mayoral and city council candidates to advance to June 18's general election. Several school districts have and leadership positions up for vote as well.

Kansas City Traffic Update

I-49 northbound closed due to incident near Main Street

Motorists needing to take I-49 northbound through Grandview should plan on using an alternate route.All northbound lanes of I-49 are closed due to an incident between Main Street and Harry Truman Drive.Debris has also been reported in the roadway.As of 7:45 a.m. traffic was backed up beyond East 155th Street.This story is developing.

Local Walker Struck Down

Pedestrian dead in I-29 crash near Barry Road

A pedestrian is dead after a crash on Interstate 29 just before Barry Road.

Golden Ghetto Robbery Update

Olathe police search for suspect in aggravated robbery that happened Monday

OLATHE, KS (KCTV) - Olathe police are looking for a suspect in an aggravated robbery that took place Monday. Officers responded to an aggravated robbery call around 3 p.m. to the 700 block of South Keeler Street. A suspect with a gun confronted two people on foot in the area.

KCMO Needs Info

After brothers killed in two different KC murders, sister begs for tips, information

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - A metro family is grieving following not one but two murders in less than two years. Both cases remain unsolved, and detectives need more information. Penesha Murrell lost two brothers in 18 months. "With us not being able to get over the first one, it was like just a blow in the face," she said.

KCK Murder Aftermath

1 killed in shooting in KCK Monday night, police chief says

One person was killed Monday in a shooting near 21st Street and Silver Court, according to Kansas City, Kansas, Police Chief Terry Zeigler.The shooting was reported at 9:22 p.m.No other details were immediately available. KMBC has a news crew on the way to the scene. Refresh this page for updates.

Sacrifice In Building Up Downtown

Family mourns KC construction worker who died following long fall at downtown work site

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Family and friends are remembering a construction worker who died earlier this week in downtown Kansas City, Missouri. "He loved each and everyone of them and always made sure they knew that," Christina O'Sullivan said, wife of Dakota O'Sullivan. Dakota made sure Christina knew she was loved the day of the accident.

Tribute To Gunfire Victime

Friends, family remember slain Olathe East student

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. - A small memorial now rests near W. 108th Street and Nieman Road in Overland Park. It's where Rowan Padgett and his friends used to spend lots of time. Rowan's friends spent time there Monday remembering their friend. Rowan's family says the young man's life was cut short all because of a gun.

ID After Missouri Tragedy

Friends identify man, 2-year-old daughter found dead in burning car in Platte County

RIDGELY, Mo. -- The Platte County Sheriff's Office and Missouri Fire Marshal continue to investigate after the bodies of a young man and toddler were found Sunday burned inside a car. Authorities were called to the car fire Sunday morning on Highway B, just outside the town of Ridgely.

Local Questions Asked

Police seeking man and car in connection to shooting death of 16-year-old in Kansas City

Kansas City, MO - Police are searching for a man and a vehicle they believe is connected to the shooting death of a 16-year-old.Clinton Holman Jr. was shot to death around 11:30pm Friday near 43rd and Indiana, according to KCPD detectives.

Tragic Deadly Crash Today

Police investigate after fatal accident on 23rd Street and Blue Ridge Boulevard

KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) - Police are investigating a fatal accident where a car struck a bridge embankment. Kansas City police are investigating a single vehicle accident that has left one man dead. It happened at 7 p.m. Monday near the intersection of 23rd Street and Blue Ridge Boulevard.

Kansas City Murder Aftermath

Man's death Monday morning ruled homicide

The death of a man who was discovered dead inside a car Monday morning has been ruled a homicide.

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