Updated 10:22 am PST, Tuesday, February 26, 2019 In this Monday, Feb. 25, 2019 photo, DeAnthony Jackson installs the first new Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard street sign, at 34th Street and The Paseo, in Kansas City, Mo. The City Council voted last month to rename a 10-mile stretch of The Paseo after the civil rights leader. (Tammy Ljungblad/The Kansas City Star via AP) less In this Monday, Feb. 25, 2019 photo, DeAnthony Jackson installs the first new Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard street sign, at 34th Street and The Paseo, in Kansas City, Mo. The City Council voted last ... more Photo: Tammy Ljungblad, AP Photo: Tammy Ljungblad, AP Image 1 of / 1 Caption Close Image 1 of 1 In this Monday, Feb. 25, 2019 photo, DeAnthony Jackson installs the first new Dr. Martin … [Read more...] about Kansas City renames roadway for Martin Luther King Jr.
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By Bob D'Angelo, Cox Media Group National Content Desk KANSAS CITY, MO. — An adult male giraffe at the Kansas City Zoo died Wednesday after suffering “an acute spinal cord injury,” the Kansas City Star reported Friday. >> Read more trending news Hamisi, a 9-year-old male, apparently got his head stuck in an area of a barn where zookeepers can gain access to the animals, the newspaper reported. The giraffe apparently panicked, causing the fatal injury, zoo officials told the Star."The entire zoo is heartbroken and grieving this loss," a zoo spokesman told WDAF. KC Zoo giraffe dies after behind-the-scenes accident https://t.co/zExWZZlh36 pic.twitter.com/IhmCdeKHn2— KMBC (@kmbc) February 23, 2019 Recommended for you Recommended for you Recommended for you Most read 1 Reports: Atlanta rapper T.I.’s sister, Precious Harris, has died 2 Grandmother with a .45 pistol defends home from burglar 3 … [Read more...] about Giraffe dies in freak accident at Kansas City Zoo, officials say
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Kansas City Zoo officials say an adult male giraffe died after suffering a spinal cord injury in a zoo barn. The zoo says that on Wednesday the 9-year-old male, named Hamisi, caught his head in an area of the barn that allows keepers to reach the animals. The officials believe Hamisi panicked and damaged his spine. The Kansas City Star reports Hamisi sired two giraffes last year. He came to Kansas City from Disney's Animal Kingdom in 2016. Sean Putney, senior director of zoo operations, says the barn was built in 1995. He said no animal had been previously injured in the barn. The zoo's remaining giraffes are housed in a separate area of the giraffe barn that does not have the same configuration as Hamisi's area. … [Read more...] about Giraffe dies in accident at Kansas City Zoo barn
By Bob D'Angelo, Cox Media Group National Content Desk KANSAS CITY. MO. — A Kansas City man is accused of second-degree murder and armed criminal action after DNA evidence and fingerprints linked to a fatal shooting outside a convenience store, the The Kansas City Star reported. >> Read more trending news Timothy R. Fernandez, 42, was charged in the shooting death of 40-year-old Michael Bryan on Feb. 5, KCTV reported. According to a release from the Jackson County Prosecutor’s Office, Fernandez is not in custody, the television station reported.Surveillance video at the convenience store showed Bryan talking to a man, according to the release. When Bryan walked away, the suspect drew a gun and shot him in the back.The video also showed the suspect using a tissue to blow his nose and throw it to the ground. Police recovered the tissue for DNA testing, and two days later located a backpack and leather jacket near the site of … [Read more...] about DNA from facial tissue, fingerprints lead to murder charge in Kansas City
Updated 1:15 pm PST, Tuesday, December 25, 2018 This photo taken Dec. 23, 2018, shows, dozens of people dressed in dinosaur costumes roaming and waddling around the Country Club Plaza on their second annual march, surprising and delighting shoppers and visitors to the Plaza. Jacob Honnold says police will send him a ticket for his role in organizing the second annual March of the Dinosaurs Sunday at the Country Club Plaza. Honnold estimated between 100 and 120 people dressed as dinos came for the event. They marched for about 25 minutes before police ordered them to stop. (Jill Toyoshiba/The Kansas City Star via AP) less This photo taken Dec. 23, 2018, shows, dozens of people dressed in dinosaur costumes roaming and waddling around the Country Club Plaza on their second annual march, surprising and delighting shoppers and ... more Photo: Jill Toyoshiba, AP … [Read more...] about Police shut down Kansas City dinosaur march