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Local Crime Crackdown Against Troops
KANSAS CITY, Missouri - A Filipino woman arrested last year in Kansas has been sentenced to prison for stealing nearly $100,000 from a U.S. Naval base in Japan. Federal prosecutors say 60-year-old Cynthia Lopez Creseni was sentenced Friday, January12 to two years in prison. She will be returned to the Philippines after her incarceration.
Kansas City Police Relaxation
Her nerves were rattled as the adrenaline rushed through her body, but Kansas City police Officer Mikki Cassidy quickly reminded herself to take a brief moment to calm down and breathe. The minutes seemed to slowly drip away as Cassidy and her partner maintained their position outside an East-side house where an armed criminal refused to surrender and waited for the cadre of tactical officers to arrive.
Local No-Tell Inferno
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Firefighters in Kansas City put out an early morning fire at a vacant motel. Smoke and flames were shooting out of the office building at the old Four Acre Motel at 8220 Hickman Mills Drive at about 5 a.m. A fire investigator responded to the scene to determine what caused the fire.
Sleaze Summit Mover & Shaker
Photo by Zach Bauman For Lee's Summit's Keri Ingle, as for many other recent political newcomers, the election of Donald Trump to the White House served as a galvanizing force. But when she decided to seek a Missouri House seat, she had given birth to her second child just weeks before.
Music Tragedy Remembered
Dolores O'Riordan, the lead singer of the Cranberries, has died in London, her publicist announced on Monday. The singer was 46. There was no immediate information about the cause of death. "Irish and international singer Dolores O'Riordan has died suddenly in London today," her publicist, Lindsey Holmes, said in an emailed statement.
Kansas City Photog Testimony
He wishes he still had more Kansas City Chiefs games to cover, but longtime photographer David Eulitt can take his weekends off for awhile. Eulitt has seen plenty of action as a photographer in his 30 years behind the lens. He's covered the Chiefs for the Kansas City Star the past 10 years.
Kansas City Winter Chill Warning
Our next chance for precipitation comes Sunday.
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