A glimpse at court action, local suspects captured and all manner of alleged misdeeds in KCMO and around the metro . . .
Scary Downtown Kansas City Meth Demand Consequence
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Several Kansas City Scout traffic cameras and digital message boards near the downtown loop were offline Thursday morning after apparent attempted copper thefts, according to the Missouri Department of Transportation. Crews found some of the equipment "heavily damaged" early Thursday, according to MoDOT's Kansas City district.
More KCK Gunfire Today
Police in Kansas City, Kansas, are investigating a shooting Thursday afternoon near North 55th Street and Parkview Avenue.Authorities were called there about 3 p.m.Police said the victim's injuries are possibly life-threatening.No arrests have been made.Refresh this page for updates. Police in Kansas City, Kansas, are investigating a shooting Thursday afternoon near North 55th Street and Parkview Avenue.
Fed Case Against Daycare
The owner of a Kansas City day care center was sentenced to federal prison for fraudulently receiving more than $556,000 in benefits.Forty-one-year-old Sharif Karie, of Olathe, Kansas, was sentenced Thursday to four years and 10 months without parole.
Olathe Teen Tragically Killed
OLATHE, Kan. -- A disturbance call came in to Olathe police just after 2 a.m. Thursday. Officers who responded to the Blackbob Townhomes found 14-year-old Zavier Mendoza dead from a gunshot wound. Police have a 14-year-old suspect in custody in connection to Mendoza's death.
More Deets On Lockup Chaos
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Kansas City, Missouri, police said one inmate died at and another escaped from their temporary jail at Heartland Center for Behavioral Change. Department spokesman Ofc. Darin Snapp told 41 Action News the inmate was found dead. The medical examiner is working to determine the cause of death.
Old School Case Closed
JACKSON COUNTY, MO (KCTV) - On Thursday, a Jackson County jury found a man guilty on charges filed in connection with a fatal shooting that happened during a robbery. Danzel A. Reese, 27, was found guilty of involuntary manslaughter and first-degree robbery. The shooting happened in 2010 during a robbery in the 3800 block of Baltimore.
Rock Chalk Court Fighting
The lawsuit filed against Kansas Athletics by former head football coach David Beaty can move forward, a federal district court judge ruled Thursday afternoon. KU moved to have the suit dismissed, but it was apparent from the very start of the hearing in U.S.
Kansas City Foodie Regret
Erin Langhofer was shot and killed outside The Mad Greek food truck on Aug. 2, 2019, when someone involved in a nearby fight pulled a gun and opened fire. She was grabbing dinner at the food truck during a First Fridays event in the Crossroads Art District.
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