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7 hrs ago | The Kansas City Star

As wounded Kansas City boy lies in hospital bed, witnesses stay 'scattered'

After a gunman pumped eight bullets into KáVyea Curry's car at a Kansas City gas station Friday night, killing Curry and badly wounding his 10-year-old son, people scattered.

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Related Topix: Kansas City, MO, Missouri

Mon Apr 21, 2014

KMBC-TV

Highway shooting suspect gets public defender

The man charged in connection with a series of shootings on Kansas City highways made his first court appearance Monday, telling a judge he can't afford an attorney and needs a public defender.

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Related Topix: Kansas City, MO

The Wichita Eagle

Suspected highway shooter Mohammed Whitaker appears in court, asks for public defender

Mohammed Whitaker was transported from police headquarters jail to Jackson County Jail Friday, where he will await trial under $1 million cash-only bond.

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Related Topix: Independence, MO

The Afro American Newspaper

Man Charged in Kansas City-Area Highway Shootings

After nearly a month of reports of gunshots being fired at vehicles and more than 100 tips, authorities announced charges Friday against a Kansas City-area man suspected in connection with about a dozen highway shootings that wounded three people.

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Related Topix: Kansas City, MO, Violent Crime

Sat Apr 19, 2014

KSL-TV

Ammo found beside road helped break Kansas City highway shooter case

The man charged with shooting at motorists on Kansas City highways apparently fired a .380 pistol from his own car before speeding away, documents released on Friday said.

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Related Topix: Kansas City, MO

The Kansas City Star

KC Rep's 'A Little More Alive' is an impressive new musical by talented young writer

Authorities are searching for a middleman who is believed to have purchased guns for F. Glenn Miller Jr., the avowed anti-Semite accused of killing three people outside Jewish facilities last weekend.

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The Wichita Eagle

Grandview man, 27, charged in area highway shootings

A 27-year-old Grandview man has been charged in the recent series of highways shootings, Jackson County prosecutors said Friday.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Kansas City, MO, Health

Tony's Kansas City

And Here He Is . . . Kansas City Highway Sniper Suspect: Mohammed Petro Whitaker

Presser was a disaster today from what we hear and just about every reporter finishes the week pissed off .

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Related Topix: Grandview, MO

WTVF Nashville

Man charged in Kansas City-area highway shootings

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Related Topix: Kansas City, MO, Prison, Astronomy, Science

Fri Apr 18, 2014

KMBC-TV

Police Chief talks about Kansas City highway shooter arrest

Kansas City Police Chief Daryl Forte talks about the work law enforcement put in to capture the Kansas City highway shootings suspect.

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Related Topix: Kansas City, MO, US News, ATF, Grandview, MO

The Kansas City Star

Former state Rep. Don Dahl killed in ultra-light plane crash near Hillsboro

A 27-year-old Grandview man has been charged in the recent series of highways shootings, Jackson County prosecutors said Friday.

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Related Topix: Hillsboro, MO, Air Accidents, Grandview, MO

WXII 12 Winston-Salem

KC highway shooting suspect charged

Mohammed Whitaker, suspect in the Kansas City-area highway shootings, is charged with 18 felony counts covering nine incidents, Jackson County's prosecutor said Friday.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Kansas City, MO

KCTV5

Push to improve train tanker car safety after recent explosions

There's a new push by the National Traffic Safety Board to improve train tanker car safety after several recent massive explosions in North America.

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Related Topix: Train Disaster, Boat Disaster, Downtown (Washington, DC), Kansas City, MO, Lees Summit, MO

Thu Apr 17, 2014

KNUS-AM Aurora

Suspect arrested in Kansas City highway shootings

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Related Topix: Grandview, MO

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Northeast News

Northeast's Most Wanted

These people are sought by the Kansas City, Mo. Police Department and are presumed to be in our area.

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Related Topix: Kansas City, MO

Tony's Kansas City

Kansas City April Murder Charges From JaxCo

"Two days before Javonte Slayden, 18, was lured out of a relative's house and fatally shot in Kansas City, he gave a photo of his alleged killer to a friend.

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KMIZ

Bones identified as missing Kansas City man

Kansas City police say human remains found last year belonged to a man who was last seen in December 2007.

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Related Topix: Science, Anthropology

Mon Apr 14, 2014

City of Blue Springs

Outdoor Warning Siren Test on Wednesday

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Sun Apr 13, 2014

KCTV5

Man apparently crushed to death when car falls on him

A motorcyclist was killed in a crash in Eastern Jackson County Saturday afternoon when he was hit from behind and ejected from his bike.

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Related Topix: Kansas City, MO, Clay County, MO

Fri Apr 11, 2014

The Kansas City Star

Heartbreak and hope for my sweet dog

Kansas City police have linked 12 recent highway and roadway shootings in the area to each other, Kansas City Police Chief Darryl Forté announced Friday.

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Related Topix: Kansas City, MO, Suicide, Tindall, MO, Weird

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