This update includes news of police action, auto crashes, court cases, alleged misdeeds and more rising crime throughout the metro. Take a look:
Southland Ambush Report
KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) - The police are investigating after an attempted bank robbery happened in KC on Saturday. The incident happened around 9:15 a.m. outside the Heartland Community Credit Union at 406 E. Bannister Road.
Killer Talks Reprieve
KMBC 9'S MATT FLENER JOINS US MATT: APPLEBY IS CONVICTED OF KILLING ALI KEMP IN THE PUMP ROOM OF A SWIMMING POOL WHERE SHE WORKED ON STATE LINE ROAD IN 2002. TODAY APPPLEBY APPEARED IN COURT AFTER FILING A MOTION FOR A NEW SENTENCE.
Suspected Holy Crook
KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) -- The authorities thought one man's crime spree was over, but it turns out it wasn't. The victims say a suspected mosque burglar struck again before his arrest in Nebraska. They believe the same man who broke into mosques in Wichita and Lawrence bonded out of jail and then stole donations from the Islamic Center of Northland Kansas City.
Golden Ghetto Killer
JOHNSON COUNTY, KS (KCTV) -- A man has pleaded guilty to a charge filed in connection with the death of his girlfriend's father. According to the Johnson County District Attorney, Elijah Lewis King pleaded guilty to voluntary manslaughter in connection with the April 2018 death of David Slater in Overland Park.
KCK Double Life Crackdown
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - A man was sentenced to life in prison for the September 2017 deaths of two men at Kensington Park in Kansas City, Kansas. Jose Varela Jr., 28, received two life sentences for killing Fabian Arriaga, 26, and Jose Morales, 22, the Wyandotte County District Attorney's Office said Friday.
Police On The Lookout
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Kansas City, Missouri, police released two photos Thursday night of subjects of interest in a deadly shooting earlier in the week. "We believe they may have information regarding the homicide" that occurred Tuesday evening in the 2600 block of Lockridge Avenue, KCPD said in a statement.
Lady Killed This Morning
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - A woman is dead following a crash on Interstate 70 overnight. It happened just after 2 a.m. Saturday and caused the interstate to be shut down for almost three hours.
Deadly Bike Wreck
JACKSON CO. MO (KCTV) - Jackson Co. Sheriff Deputies are investigating a fatal crash involving a motorcycle. Just before midnight, the Jackson Co. Sheriff's Office responded to 150 Hwy. and Hwy. 7 on the crash. The motorcycle was the only vehicle involved and police say a preliminary investigation points to possible impairment being a contributing factor in the crash.
Kansas Weapon Cutback
TOPEKA, KS (KCTV) -- Despite a temporary reduction of the application fee for new concealed carry licenses, the number of Kansans applying has continued to decline in the 2019 fiscal year said Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt. Between July 1, 2018 and June 30, 2019, the Concealed Carry Licensing Unit received 3,841 new applications.
The University of Missouri has settled two lawsuits brought by a UMKC professor who said he was the victim of retaliation after he reported alleged abuses by another professor, according to Missouri Lawyers Weekly. The legal publication said the university has agreed to pay $360,000 to Mridul Mukherji to resolve the lawsuits.
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