A quick look at ALLEGED local misdeeds, police action, court cases, charges from across the metro . . .
Kansas City Still A Dump Despite Spy Tech Investment
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Illegal dumping remains an ongoing problem in Kansas City, Missouri. There have been strong efforts to fix it, including the placement of 22 cameras at 17 known illegal dumping sites, a new dumping hotline and more than $50,000 in citations last year.
Rock Chalk Redux
A man who was permanently banished from Kansas as a condition of a criminal plea deal is seeking to return.The American Civil Liberties Union of Kansas says the punishment harkens to the vigilante justice of the Old West.A Montgomery County judge will hear arguments on Aug.
Coach Confronts Nasty Charge
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - A track coach is accused of misdemeanor sexual abuse for an incident at Grandview, Missouri, High School. Marlon D. Watson, 38, was charged Wednesday in Jackson County Court with one count of misdemeanor sexual abuse.
Local Bad Hombre Captured After Run For The Border
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- An Oak Grove, Missouri man wanted for multiple warrants including incest and statutory rape has been captured in Mexico. U.S. Marshal Mark S. James announced the capture of 40-year-old John L. Phelps Wednesday evening. Phelps was charged in Jackson County, Missouri with statutory sodomy and child molestation in July 2008.
Show-Me Fight Against Over-medicating At-Risk Youngsters
Thousands of kids in Missouri's foster care system are likely to benefit from a first-of-its-kind legal settlement under which state officials have agreed to strict limits on how and when kids can be given psychotropic drugs. The settlement resolves a class action lawsuit charging that Missouri foster care officials failed to safeguard the conditions under which the powerful medications are dispensed.
KC Crooks Target Couture
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Initial KC, a local boutique, is shutting its doors for good. An early morning break-in left one of Kansas City's only upscale sneaker consignment shops out of more than $40,000. Co-owner Ivan Qui said they were just days away from their one-year anniversary, and he believes the store may have been targeted.
More Deets On Horrific Lee's Summit Allegations
LEE'S SUMMIT, Mo. - A daycare owner's son is charged with underage sex crimes at the his mother's Lee's Summit child-care facility. Joseph Hammerly, 18, is accused of two counts of statutory sodomy or attempted statutory sodomy/deviate sexual intercourse with a person less than 12 years old.
Show-Me Loudmouth Creeper
Missouri man charged with intentionally driving car toward 2 boys after shouting ethnic slur at them
A 30-year-old Creve Coeur, Missouri man is charged after police say he intentionally drove his car toward two boys of Indian descent and shouted an ethnic slur at them.Samuel Lay, of Creve Coeur, was charged Monday with assault and armed criminal action. He is being held on $30,000 bond.The St.
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