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Internets Love Backfires On Kansas City Scammer
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- A Kansas City man has pleaded guilty in federal court to participating in a nationwide romance scheme and defrauding victims of nearly $900,000. Ronayerin K. Ogolor, 50, is a naturalized citizen originally from Nigeria. He pleaded guilty in federal court to one count of conspiracy to commit wire fraud.
Kansas City Tragedy
An online fundraiser has been created to help raise money for the family of a woman killed by her husband in a murder-suicide Sunday in Kansas City. Haylee Atagi-Barker, 22, was identified as the victim in the shooting in the 400 block of Oakley Avenue, according to the Kansas City Police Department.
Farmer Confronts Murder Case
CALDWELL COUNTY, Mo. - A 25-year-old Missouri farmer who is already behind bars now faces additional charges in connection with the disappearance of two Wisconsin brothers including murder. Caldwell County prosecutors are expected to formally announce the charges just filed against Garland "Joey" Nelson Wednesday during a news conference at 10:30 a.m.
Nasty Suburban Charges
Olathe man facing child sex charges after allegedly soliciting nude photos of victim on social media
OLATHE, Kan. -- An Olathe man is facing child sex charges after allegedly soliciting nude photos of an underage girl on social media. Jeremy Prue, 37, faces charges of aggravated indecent liberties, child sexual exploitation and criminal sodomy. According to court documents, Prue met the victim while they were working at a restaurant in Spring Hill in the summer of 2018.
Show-Me Accused Missouri Road Rage Gunmen
(CNN) -- Two brothers have been charged in what police are calling a road rage incident that saw a father shot as his four children watched from just feet away, police said. Scott Thomas, 46, was shot in south St. Louis on Monday while his four children sat inside his car, according to a police report.
Kansas Cop Crackdown
KANSAS CITY, KS (AP) - A state agency has revoked the license of a Kansas City, Kansas, police officer who flashed his badge and threatened to use his gun when he was being kicked out of a bar last year. The Kansas Commission on Peace Officers' Standards and Training issued the order of revocation last week for 41-year-old Robert Ward.
Police: Drivers Must Be Careful Going Back To Golden Ghetto
The Overland Park Police Department is reminding drivers again about the hazards of distracted driving.OPPD Chief Frank Donchez shared video of crash Tuesday morning at West 119th Street, Farley Street and Three Lakes Parkway.In the video, the driver runs the intersection after the light was red for almost 8 seconds according to Donchez."Seriously?"
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