We hope our readers are safe and comfy for the overnight as we check some of the top police actions, allegations of misdeeds and local crime news as of late . . .
More Deets On Deadly KCMO Crash This Morning
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Kansas City police are looking for the driver involved in a deadly hit-and-run late Tuesday night. Police said a dark gray Chevrolet Impala was heading south on Troost when it veered off the road to the left and hit a bus enclosure.
Upscale Scammer Selloff
Scott Tucker is seen here in his Leawood home during an interview with Netflix for its "Dirty Money" series. File Imprisoned payday loan mogul Scott Tucker's residence in Leawood is going up for an estate sale later this month as part of an ongoing attempt by the government to recover assets he acquired through his illegal enterprises.
More On Meth Town Run-In
INDEPENDENCE, Mo. -- A bizarre encounter between an employee and customer at Fav Trip gas station in Independence ended with the worker being hit by the car. The whole thing was captured on surveillance video. See the footage in the video player above.
Distributing In The Dotte
KANSAS CITY, KS (KCTV) -- A man has been charged with distributing counterfeit oxycodone pills that contained fentanyl in Wyandotte County. Anthony Stokes, 32, South Deerfield, MA, is charged with five counts of distributing fentanyl and five counts of selling counterfeit drugs. The indictment alleges the crimes took place during December 2018 through February 2019.
Wanted Dude Captured
INDEPENDENCE, Mo. -- Independence police say a 26-year-old man wanted on child molestation charges is now in custody. Police said Austin R. Sternberg has a Jackson County felony warrant for child molestation of a child less than 12-years-old and attempt child molestation of a child less than 12-years-old.
Creeper Didn't Register
LENEXA, KS (KCTV) -- James is wanted on a Johnson County, Kansas, warrant for sex offender registration violation. His original sex offense happened in 2009, in Gallatin, Missouri, and involved the sexual assault of a 15-year-old girl. His last known address was in Lenexa, Kansas, but his current location is unknown.
SKC Questions After Nasty Allegations Against Mentor
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- A Hickman Mills School District mentor who's been charged with two counts of enticement of a child has raised questions about the vetting process of people who work in the district. The Hickman Mills School District hasn't been totally transparent regarding what it knew about Gary Curry before he was hired.
Catholics Cope With Molestation Crisis Aftermath
The first day of the bishops' spring meeting in Baltimore was a case study in institutional decline. In 2002, then-Bishop Wilton Gregory, now the Archbishop of Washington, was the president of the bi...
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