Thursday, January 31 2013 5:13 PM EST2013-01-31 22:13:32 GMT
Police are seeking information about an assault that left a 51-year-old man critically injured. Independence police were dispatched about 10:30 p.m. Friday to the 2200 block of South Hall Street in onMore >
A man delivering Chinese food was beaten and left for dead on an Independence street after a robbery. Two men and a woman have been charged in connection with the attack. More >
INDEPENDENCE, MO (KCTV) -
A Chinese food delivery man was badly beaten on Jan. 11 and three people have been charged in the assault.
Jordan Cheng is finally awake and his father talked about his long road to recovery.
Four weeks ago, Cheng wasn't expected to live. He was severely beaten while delivering food from his job at Mandarin House restaurant.
The house on South Hall Street turned out to be vacant. Police said three suspects, now charged, tried to rob him and left him lying in a pool of blood.
"I don't know, you don't have to beat him, just get the money," Danny Cheng, Jordan's father, said.
The suspects beat Jordan Cheng in the head with a baseball bat. He underwent extensive brain surgery. Doctors removed part of his skull to allow the swelling to go down. They told his father Jordan Cheng may not survive.
Danny Cheng said doctors told him his son is doing very well, but he has a long road of recovery ahead and won't be going home soon.
Jordan is doing much better and his curiosity in KCTV5's news cameras can attest to that. He spent some time pushing buttons on the news camera and even looked closely into the lens and gave a big smile.
And while he may never regain his full mental capacity, he knows he's alive.
"Every day, I meet many angels who protect me," Jordan Cheng said in a soft whisper. "I (am) so lucky. Doctors, many nurses save my life - change my life."
If you'd like to help Jordan Cheng and his father, a fund has been set up.
Hawthorn Bank P.O. Box 710 Belton, MO 64012
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Monday, May 20 2013 5:12 PM EDT2013-05-20 21:12:47 GMT
Jermaine Richards was arrested in connection with the death of Alyssiah Wiley.
A Bridgeport man faces murder and kidnapping charges in the death of an Eastern Connecticut State University who disappeared in April. Thirty-year-old Jermaine Richards was scheduled to make his firstMore >
The search for a missing college student has turned into a search for justice after 30-year-old Jermaine Richards was arrested in connection with the death of Alyssiah Wiley.More >
Monday, May 20 2013 2:40 PM EDT2013-05-20 18:40:11 GMT
A lawmaker from Connecticut has pledged to live on less than $5 per day to better understand the food stamp budget. U.S. Sen. Chris Murphy will live on $143.89 per month, which is $4.80 a day or $1.60More >
A U.S. Senator from Connecticut has pledged to live on less than $5 per day to better understand the food stamp budget.More >
Monday, May 20 2013 1:41 PM EDT2013-05-20 17:41:42 GMT
A Manchester man was arrested after he allegedly took psychedelic mushrooms and hit a woman at a home in Coventry early Monday morning. Officers were called to a home on Ripley Hill Road for an allegedMore >
A Manchester man was arrested after he allegedly took psychedelic mushrooms and hit a woman at a home in Coventry early Monday morning.More >
Friday, May 17 2013 7:16 PM EDT2013-05-17 23:16:53 GMT
One person has died in a crash near Harrisonville, MO, Thursday evening. The crash happened on Missouri Highway 7 and Walker Road. It involved a car and a tractor-trailer. Harrisonville is in Cass County.More >
Savannah Nash celebrated her 16th birthday last week. She died Thursday when her car slammed into a semi while she was texting during her first time driving by herself.More >
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Monday, May 20 2013 9:26 AM EDT2013-05-20 13:26:31 GMT
South Windsor police arrested a man after a brutal beating.Police said 48-year-old Gary Wright was arrested after being accused of assaulting a woman in a bowling alley parking lot.Police said the unidentifiedMore >
South Windsor police arrested a man after a brutal beating.More >
Monday, May 20 2013 5:19 PM EDT2013-05-20 21:19:22 GMT
The West Hartford Police Department is investigating a robbery at Solid Gold Monday afternoon. Few details are being released at this time, but police said the robbery occurred at the Kane Street locationMore >
The West Hartford Police Department is investigating a robbery at Solid Gold Monday afternoon.More >
An Oregon girl abducted as a baby and missing for 18 years finally emerged in Dallas this week when her mother turned herself in to authorities, according to the Polk County Sheriff's Department. More >
An Oregon girl abducted as a baby and missing for 18 years finally emerged in Dallas this week when her mother turned herself in to authorities, according to the Polk County Sheriff's Department.More >
Sunday, May 19 2013 8:37 PM EDT2013-05-20 00:37:33 GMT
The remains found in a wooded area in Trumbull on Friday have been identified as missing Eastern Connecticut State University student Alyssiah Wiley. Investigators said the discovery was made along QuarryMore >
State police have arrested 30-year-old Jermaine Richards, of Bridgeport, in connection with the death of missing Eastern Connecticut State University student Alyssiah WileyMore >
Monday, May 20 2013 8:29 PM EDT2013-05-21 00:29:28 GMT
By STEPHEN SINGERAssociated Press HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - Gov. Dannel P. Malloy is warning commuters that a traffic mess awaits them in southwest Connecticut for as long as a week until service is restoredMore >
While Metro-North travelers experienced a messy, slow-going commute Monday, officials said service is expected return by the Wednesday morning commute after a train derailment that injured dozens of people.More >