The old Savoy Hotel at 9th and Central streets has undergone a $50 million transformation and is reopening as the 21c Museum Hotel Kansas City. The boutique hotel features 120 rooms, a contemporary art museum and a chef-driven restaurant.
A 25-year-old man, who on Sunday wounded three Kansas City police officers and was later killed in a firefight with officers during an onslaught of police activity that besieged an East Side neighborhood.
Attorneys Ben Crump and Ken Barnes announced the filing of a lawsuit to force the city of Leavenworth to turn over police video from the shooting death of Antonio Garcia Jr. by an officer in July of 2017.
Two undercover Kansas City police officers were shot in Kansas City near U.S. 40 and Manchester while making an arrest, Kansas City police said Sunday. A third officer was shot at 30th Street and Topping.
Jennifer Long was just 16 in 1998 was she was raped, murdered and her body dismembered. Now 20 years later, strangers are helping to remember the Kansas City teen by raising money for a commemorative bench along a walking trail in Independence.
In 1998, Jennifer Long left high school early and disappeared. Years later, Wesley Purkey admitted to abducting, raping and murdering her in his Lansing home. Twenty years later, she will have a memorial to honor her.