A bunch of local news items worth sharing in one place, here's the rundown of today's more important headlines, news items along with a few more crime stories . . .
Nice Kansas City Save
KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) - Crews with the Kansas City Fire Department had to rescues a driver midday Friday after the teen's SUV went into Brush Creek. According to officers with the Kansas City Police Department, the 19-year-old woman had a medical condition that caused her to lose control of her vehicle, sending it off Blue Parkway and into the water.
Kansas City Big Foot Bust
Federal prosecutors have charged an Arkansas man with smuggling heroin and methamphetamine on an Amtrak train that stopped in Kansas City. He hid the heroin in a pair of shoes that were size 18, court documents say.
Stranger Danger Double Take
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The Kansas City Police Department has increased patrols in the northland after an elementary school-age student was approached by a man and woman in a car Thursday afternoon. The Park Hill School District notified parents Friday of the incident, which involved a student from Tiffany Ridge Elementary School near NW Old Tiffany Springs Road and NW Green Hills Road in the Northland.
Local Demand For Drugs
CLAY COUNTY, MO (KCTV) -- Four were arrested Wednesday afternoon after the Clay County Section of the Missouri Western Interdiction and Narcotics Task Force served a search warrant. The warrant was issued in Kansas City. Methamphetamine, prescription narcotics, and firearms were among the items discovered during the investigation.
Big Picture Shut Down Impact
Businesses relying on exports and imports as part of their supply chain are starting to feel effects from the partial federal government shutdown. Beau Jackson, a trade and intellectual property partner at Husch Blackwell LLP in Kansas City, said the shutdown is affecting key entities for foreign trade, such as the U.S.
Show-Me War On Terror Price
The Pentagon has identified three of the four Americans killed in a suicide bomb attack claimed by the Islamic State group in Syria this week. They are Army Chief Warrant Officer 2 Jonathan R. Farmer, 37, of Boynton Beach, Florida, who was based at Fort Campbell, Kentucky; Navy Chief Cryptologic Technician (Interpretive) Shannon M.
Kansas Life Lesson
Sorting Fact and Fiction From Politicians On Kansas Schools
JoCo Inferno Rescue
OVERLAND PARK, KS (KCTV) -- Two people have been injured in a fire in Overland Park. Overland Park fire crews reported to the 8400 block of Kessler Street. The fire happened at a duplex. The cause of the fire is unknown at this time. KCTV5.com is now with you on the go!
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