Right now we wanted to share this important roundup of recent arrests, alleged misdeeds, police action and court cases from around the metro . . .
Kansas City Cold Case Cont'd
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Dante Wachtler was far from home when he was one year ago. His mother, Toni Priore, who traveled from California last year to claim his body and see the place where Wachtler drew his last breath, still wants answers about what happened.
KCK Shooter Domestic Drama
An affidavit released in a case against a man whose estranged wife was found dead after he was fatally shot by police says he broke a mirror last year during an argument in which she said she wanted a divorce.
Epic Kansas Cash Crop
EL DORADO, KS (AP) -- Authorities have found a marijuana farm worth more than $1.7 million while chasing a suspect. KSNW-TV reports that the discovery was made Sunday when deputies with the Butler County Sheriff's Office responded to a residential burglary near El Dorado.
Triple Charges In KCK
OLATHE, Kan. - Three men have been charged in Wyandotte County District Court in connection with the in Kansas City, Kansas. Demetri D. Irvin, 22, Dai'Leon K. Henderson and Tobias J. Womack, 20, have been charged with first-degree murder, conspiracy to commit first-degree murder, criminal discharge of a firearm into an occupied building or vehicle and aggravated battery.
Kansas Loophole Shut Down
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) - A judge has ruled that it is "absurd" for a fired Kansas prison dental instructor to attempt to have charges accusing him of nonconsensual touching of female inmates dismissed on the grounds that the state law barring such conduct only mentions consensual sex acts.
Raytown Weed Rape Report
RAYTOWN, Mo. - Prosecutors charged two 17-year-old twin brothers in connection with the alleged rape of a woman in her Raytown apartment on June 16, 2015.
KCK School Controversy
KANSAS CITY, Kan. -- A KCK mother says Kansas law failed to protect her kids after a sex offender was spotted at New Chelsea Elementary School, numerous times. "Why was he there? He was not supposed to be on that campus; my second-grader was on that campus," Rose Ludeman said.
Show-Me New Court Tech
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) - The Missouri Public Defender's office plans to experiment with sending text messages to defendants reminding them of their court dates in an effort to reduce the number of people in jail. The project is designed to ensure defendants don't face jail time for missing court dates, the St.
Rock Chalk FBI Scare
Story updated at 5:46 p.m. Tuesday The Federal Bureau of Investigation conducted an investigation on the University of Kansas campus Tuesday and also was at the home of a KU researcher. The federal law enforcement agency was investigating at the university's Life Sciences Research Laboratories complex, located at 1501 Wakarusa Drive.
Kansas City Doll Update
KANSAS CITY, MO (AP) -- Authorities say a shirtless man reportedly dragging a topless, unconscious woman through downtown Kansas City was actually lugging around a life-size doll. Police said in a tweet that callers reported Tuesday that the man looked like he wanted to throw the woman over a bridge, that he had dropped her and that he appeared to be trying to dress her.
Developing . . .