A city official told The Star that party organizers Monarch Entertainment didn't have the right permits to host the event Saturday night at 82nd and Wornall. Two college students, Nathan Buie and DeMarco Harvey, were killed by gunfire in the parking lot outside a Knight of Columbus Hall; several others were injured. (Buie and Harvey's funerals will be Saturday.)
A Monarch organizer says he had a business license and didn't know he needed anything else. The story also talks about why Hickman Mills School District canceled another Monarch event in June.