No Way! Military denies killer dad's full military honors at funeral
The sole survivor of a family tragedy has taken a turn towards the worst as her killer dad's funeral services are announced.
Thursday, Kayla Allen, 10, was downgraded from fair to critical condition at MetroHealth Medical Center
Earlier this month, her father, Kevin Allen shot Kayla and killed her mother Catherina and younger sister Kerri at a Cracker Barrel in Brooklyn, Ohio.
Police shot and killed Kevin Allen on scene.
Kevin Allen's obituary from the Kansas City Star spread like wildfire. He served 4 years in the Air Force and the obit says he would be buried in Kansas City on Saturday, April 28th with full military honors. Later, an Air Force spokesman said that wouldn't happen but offered no explanation.
Allen's oldest daughter from a previous marriage declined to comment on his burial in Kansas City, but acknowledged it's controversy.
A post script on Kevin Allen's obituary spoke of his loss saying he was preceded in death by his wife Kate and daughter Kerri. No mention that he murdered them.
Friday, May 24 2013 6:25 AM EDT2013-05-24 10:25:45 GMT
Brooklyn firefighters who responded to a deadly shooting rampage at a Cracker Barrel restaurant in Brooklyn last April will be honored. As part of EMS Week, MetroHealth is hosting an EMS Awards CeremonyMore >>
Firefighters who responded to a deadly shooting rampage at the Cracker Barrel restaurant in Brooklyn will be honored.More >>
Friday, April 12 2013 11:01 PM EDT2013-04-13 03:01:02 GMT
Who could forget the faces of Kerri and her sister Kayla and their mom Kate Allen. Lynne Pursley, a childhood friend of Kate, was in Strongsville for a memorial held in their honor. "Having all theseMore >>
Who could forget the faces of Kerri and her sister Kayla and their mom Kate Allen.
A year ago at a Cracker Barrel in Brooklyn, the family was celebrating Kerri's 10th birthday when the trio was gunned down by their dad and Kate's husband, Kevin Allen.More >>
Tuesday, January 29 2013 11:04 PM EST2013-01-30 04:04:47 GMT
19 ACTION NEWS HAS OBTAINED SECURITY VIDEO FROM A DEADLY SHOOTING RAMPAGE LAST APRIL INSIDE THE CRACKER BARREL IN BROOKLYN. THE STATE ATTORNEY GENERAL'S OFFICE JUST RELEASED THE VIDEO TO US AS PARTMore >>
19 Action News has obtained security video from a deadly shooting rampage last April inside the Cracker Barrel in Brooklyn.
The state Attorney General's office just released the video only to us, as part of a public records request.
It's a story, that affected us all. A mother and her two young children, murdered last year, inside a local Cracker Barrel. Now, authorities have just released video, taken "inside" the restaurant, that tragic night. We want to warn you, some of this video may be disturbing to you - though we have extensively edited this and will not show anyone getting shot.More >>
Wednesday, December 12 2012 10:23 PM EST2012-12-13 03:23:43 GMT
A public records request filed by 19 Action News is shedding new light on a deadly shooting rampage in a Cracker Barrel restaurant in Brooklyn last April. Police say Kevin Allen killed his wife, Kate,More >>
A public records request filed by 19 Action News is shedding new light on a deadly shooting rampage in a Cracker Barrel restaurant in Brooklyn last April.More >>
Saturday, May 26 2012 9:29 AM EDT2012-05-26 13:29:36 GMT
Brooklyn Police dash camera
19 Action News has obtained exclusive video from the night police say a man went on a shooting rampage at Cracker Barrel, killing his wife and two daughters. Brooklyn Police just released dash cam video ofMore >>
19 Action News has obtained exclusive video from the night police say a man went on a shooting rampage at Cracker Barrel, killing his wife and two daughters.More >>
Monday, May 21 2012 8:42 PM EDT2012-05-22 00:42:42 GMT
Funeral services will be held today for 10-year-old Kayla Allen. The little girl was critically injured when her father opened fire inside the Brooklyn Cracker Barrel on April 12. Kayla survived for severalMore >>
Friends and family said goodbye to the final young victim of a restaurant rampage. Funeral services were held Monday morning for 10-year-old Kayla Allen.
The little girl was critically injured when her father opened fire inside the Brooklyn Cracker Barrel last month. Kayla survived for several weeks at Metro before dying on May 15.More >>
Wednesday, May 16 2012 5:45 PM EDT2012-05-16 21:45:57 GMT
Funeral services have been announced for Cracker Barrel shooting victim Kayla Allen, 10. Allen died Tuesday afternoon, May 15, at her Aunt Michelle and Uncle Carl Jindra's home surrounded by family.More >>
Funeral services have been announced for the third Cracker Barrel shooting victim.More >>
Monday, June 17 2013 9:22 PM EDT2013-06-18 01:22:37 GMT
(CNN) - General Motors is recalling nearly 194,000 vehicles because of a fire danger. GM said water can get into an electronic module in the door, causing it to short circuit and catch on fire. The recallMore >>
GM said water can get into an electronic module in the door, causing it to short circuit and catch on fire.More >>
"Sesame Street" has helped kids deal with divorce, death and even hurricanes. The show is now introducing its first Muppet to have a dad in jail. 1 in 29 children in the U.S. has a parent behind bars. The Sesame Workshop has an online tool kit parents can use to help kids. More >>
Tuesday, June 11 2013 1:36 PM EDT2013-06-11 17:36:50 GMT
The Boys & Girls Clubs' Race for Kids & Wellness Festival presented by Cleveland Clinic is a family-friendly combination of a 5K run, or a 1 mile run/walk, and a celebration of health! The event willMore >>
The Boys & Girls Clubs' Race for Kids & Wellness Festival presented by Cleveland Clinic is a family-friendly combination of a 5K run, or a 1 mile run/walk, and a celebration of healthMore >>
For the 2013-14 rankings, U.S. News surveyed 179 pediatric centers to obtain clinical data in 10 specialties and asked 150 pediatric specialists in each specialty where they would send the sickest children.More >>