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  • Pedestrian struck and killed on 7 Highway near Garden City

    GARDEN CITY, Mo. — One person has been killed after being hit by a vehicle near Garden City in rural Cass County. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, a pedestrian was walking when they were struck and killed on 7 Highway. The crash happened shortly after 9 p.m. The driver of the vehicle stayed at the scene. This story is developing and will be updated.

  • Mayor Lucas announces public comment period after MLK Blvd. changed back to The Paseo

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Kansas City Mayor Quinton Lucas announced on Tuesday a 90-day public comment period for suggestions on how to honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. after voters reversed a decision by city council to rename The Paseo in his honor. “While many people of good heart believed renaming The Paseo Boulevard was a fitting honor, many others of good heart felt that other approaches were more appropriate,” Lucas said in a statement. Lucas announced that he directed […]

  • Plattsburg special road district supervisor indicted in theft case where nearly $300,000 was stolen

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A former special road district manager for Plattsburg, Mo. is now facing federal charges in a case where nearly $300,000 in funds from the agency were stolen. Ave Lea Langner, 58, was indicted Tuesday by a federal grand jury with theft from an agency receiving federal funds. FOX4 Problemsolvers first told you about Langer in July, when the results of a state audit were released, alleging that from April 2011 to October 2018, at least $286,615 […]

  • Shawnee Mission teachers show up at meeting in big numbers, demanding new contract

    OVERLAND PARK, Kan. — Teachers in the Shawnee Mission School District wore red to the Board of Education meeting Monday night to protest the lack of a new contract and demand better pay and working conditions. Teachers in the district have been working under last year’s contract since negotiations between the teacher’s union and the National Education Association Shawnee Mission stalled out in September. “Teachers at Shawnee Mission have been synonymous with a quality education,” teacher Erin Rivers said. “When […]

  • KC police believe new information could help solve September homicide

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Investigators with the Kansas City Police Department believe that new information could help solve the murder of Darryle Humbird, who was murdered in his home in two months ago. Humbird, 53, was found dead inside his home in the 9100 block of E. 43rd Terrace in Kansas City on September Sept. 16. Friends Sean and Amanda McDonald say Darryle worked three jobs and was looking forward to spending time with his family. “Darryle had never hurt […]

  • Maryville man charged with breaking into elderly couple’s home, threatening them with axe

    MARYVILLE, Mo. — A Maryville man is facing multiple charges for allegedly breaking into the home of an elderly couple, robbing them and threatening them with an axe. Trevin Williams, 23, is charged in Nodaway County with burglary, armed criminal action, kidnapping, stealing and tampering with a motor vehicle. On the morning of Nov. 10, officers were called to the scene of a home invasion in the 27000 block of Glacier Road in rural Maryville. The victims were a husband […]

  • KCK firefighter facing child sex charges sentenced to probation

    KANSAS CITY, Kan. — A Kansas City, Kansas firefighter originally charged with sexual exploitation of a minor was sentenced to probation Friday, under a plea agreement with prosecutors. Devin Rich was sentenced  in Wyandotte County court to one year of probation, with an underlying two year jail sentence if he violates probation. Additionally, Rich will have to seek sex offender treatment, as well as treatment for alcohol and PTSD. Rich pleaded guilty to three counts of misdemeanor computer tampering. The […]

  • Prosecutor explains why officer who shot, killed unarmed KC man won’t face charges

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The Kansas City police officer who shot and killed an unarmed man earlier this year won’t face charges, Jackson County Prosecutor Jean Peters Baker announced Thursday. Terrence Bridges, 30, had moved to Kansas City from Chicago to get away from gun violence, according to his family. He was shot and killed by a KCPD officer on May 26, 2019. According to the prosecutor’s investigation, on the night of May 25, police responded to a call at […]

  • KC man who suffered gunshot wounds convicted of illegal gun charges after fatal 2016 crash

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A Kansas City man was convicted in federal court Wednesday of illegally possessing firearms after a deadly 2016 crash. Keith Carnes, 30, was found guilty of being a felon in possession of a firearm and drug charges. According to court documents, on Aug. 30, 2016, Carnes was suffering from a gunshot wound and trying to drive himself to the hospital when he ran a red light near 63rd and Prospect, causing a three car pile-up that […]

  • Woman walking dog hit and killed near Blue Parkway and Blue Ridge Cutoff

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A woman out walking her dog has died after being hit by a car Wednesday night. Shortly before 6:15 p.m., first responders were called to the area of Blue Parkway and Blue Ridge Cutoff on a report of a crash involving a pedestrian. The woman was walking across Highway 350 with a dog when she was hit by a Honda. Kansas City police said the woman died at the scene. The dog also died. The driver, […]

  • Overland Park man charged with taking upskirt photos of woman in store

    OVERLAND PARK, Kan. — An Overland Park man is facing charges after he allegedly tried to take a photo underneath a woman’s skirt while she was shopping. Joshua Weikel, 32, is charged with one count of invasion of privacy by video or picture in Johnson County court. According to court documents, on July 9, a woman was inside of a retail store in Overland Park when a man she didn’t know leaned over and began taking pictures or video underneath […]

  • Kansas City 18-year-old charged in string of Northland robberies

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A Kansas City man is facing charges for allegedly robbing multiple businesses in the Northland. Achebe Arome, 18, faces robbery and armed criminal action charges in Clay and Platte counties. According to court documents, Arome robbed five businesses between Oct. 13 and Oct. 16. On Oct. 13, Arome allegedly the Casey’s General Store and the Temp Stop on N.W. Barry Road with a knife. On Oct. 16, he allegedly robbed World’s Liquor, Shell Station and Red […]

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