Here's a news report roundup of local desperation and tragedy on the East side overnight . . . Read more:
KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) -- A three-hour standoff early Thursday morning in Kansas City ended with the suspect dead and an apartment on fire, according to the Kansas City Police Department. Officers responded just before midnight to an apartment building on Kenwood Avenue near East 36th Street after receiving word that a suspect wanted by law enforcement was at the location.