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Kansas City Guard Victorious Against Alleged Gender Bias

Kansas City prison guard wins $200K in sexual harassment suit

KANASAS CITY, Mo. - Jurors have awarded $200,000 in damages to a former Missouri prison guard who alleged that she was sexually harassed by fellow guards. Jurors also found last week in favor of Ana Barrios on her claims of gender discrimination and retaliation.

Police: Have You Seen Suspected Rock Chalk Creep???

KU police looking for man who exposed self on campus

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - University of Kansas police are looking for a man accused of exposing himself to two female students early Tuesday morning. Around 1 a.m., the two female students were on a sidewalk between Hashinger and Lewis Halls when they said a male exposed himself and started to masturbate, according to a news release from the university.

Kansas City Crime Road Trip

Judge sentences Kansas City man for distributing meth to Springfield area

A judge sentenced a Kansas City man in federal court for managing a conspiracy to distribute multiple pounds of methamphetamine in the Springfield, Mo. area. Donald R. Taylor, also known as "Dee," 35, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge M. Douglas Harpool to 15 years in federal prison without parole.

Hard Time For Bank Heist

KCMO man to serve life plus 72 years for armed robberies

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - A Kansas City, Missouri, man will serve a life sentence in federal prison for his role in a three-month armed robbery conspiracy that ended in a deadly officer-involved shooting in Blue Springs in 2016. Shannon R.

Midweek Mugshot

Wanted: Kevin Mitchell

CLAY COUNTY, MO (KCTV) -- Kevin Mitchell is wanted on a Clay County warrant for failure to appear in court for failure to register as a sex offender. His original offense happened in 2015 in Moniteau County, Missouri, and involved endangering the welfare of a 14-year-old girl.

Police Search For Trio

FBI asking for help to locate three fugitives in massive Kansas City drug trafficking, street gang case

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KCK Crackdown

Extra security on duty after threat at KCK high school

Individual threatened to 'shoot up' J.C. Harmon High School -- Authorities are investigating. Extra security on duty after threat at KCK high school Individual threatened to 'shoot up' J.C. Harmon High School

Culture War Therapy Cancelled

Columbia is first Missouri city to ban so-called conversion therapy for minors

COLUMBIA, Mo. - Columbia, Missouri, has banned so-called conversion therapy for minors. The Columbia Daily Tribune reports the city council voted unanimously Monday to become the first Missouri city to ban the practice. "Conversion therapy" is a discredited practice of using therapy to "convert" LGBTQ people to heterosexuality or traditional gender expectations.

Fishy Dump Cleanup

Fisherman discovers illegally dumped goose carcasses in park

INDEPENDENCE, Mo. - An Independence man was fishing along the Missouri River at LaBenite Park in Sugar Creek when he stumbled across a grotesque sight. Mike Persinger posted on Facebook that he discovered a pile of about 20 de-breasted goose carcasses. Frequent fisherman Leon Bagley said the dumped carcasses are a disturbing sight for people in the area.

Show-Me Doggie Shaming

'Is this your turd?' Missouri town plants tiny flags in dog poop to clean up the city

A city in Missouri is fed up with pet owners leaving behind dog poop for others to step in and pollute the town. Who can relate? So, officials in Springfield have started planting tiny flags in dog poop to draw attention to the problem - and they've come up with some witty captions for the awareness campaign.

JoCo Gesture Crackdown

Pointing a finger gun lands 12-year-old Johnson County student in handcuffs

A 12-year-old Overland Park girl formed a gun with her fingers, pointed at four of her Westridge Middle School classmates one at a time, and then turned the pretend weapon toward herself. Police hauled her out of school in handcuffs, arrested her and charged the child with a felony for threatening.

Kansas City Speak Easy Tradition Endures

Growing trend of seasonal pop-up bars in KC metro poses a few legal questions

NORTH KANSAS CITY, Mo -- Pop-up shops, interactive museums and bars have gained popularity across the country, which has also sparked curiosity in the metro: What's legal and what's not? Something spooky is rising above the Northland Theater. In North Kansas City, a temporary Halloween-themed bar has been a hit, hosting about 1,000 customers last weekend.

Manhunt Continues

Retired FBI agent: What it's like to search for a suspect

KANSAS CITY, Kan. - Time is of the essence for investigators searching for a suspect in the deadly shooting at a Kansas City, Kansas, bar, according to a retired FBI agent. Michael Tabman spent 24 years working for the FBI. He's now retired in Overland Park and offered some insight on how the manhunt for Hugo Villanueva-Morales is working.

Barrio Crackdown

No arrests after KCK police search 2 homes for bar shooting suspect


Neighborhood Watch

Community on edge as KCK shooting suspect remains at large

KANSAS CITY, Kan. - One day for the second suspect in a deadly Kansas City, Kansas, bar shooting came up short, those who knew the victims remain on edge. "Everybody was thinking that they captured the second (suspect) or the suspect that was at large," said Toni Maciel, who told 41 Action News she knew seven of the nine people who were shot at the Tequila KC Bar.

News Roundup Right Now

41 Action News' complete coverage of the Tequila KC shooting

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - On Sunday, October 6, 2019, four people were killed and five others injured when two gunmen allegedly opened fire on a crowd in a Kansas City, Kansas, bar. Police said an earlier disturbance at Tequila KC on Central Avenue may have led to the shooting in which Martin Rodriguez-Gonzalez, Francisco Garcia Anaya, Alfredo Calderon and Everado Meza died.

KCK Moves Forward

KCK puts best foot forward at annual event in wake of Sunday's mass shooting

KANSAS CITY, Kan. -- Hundreds gathered Tuesday at Children's Mercy Park to celebrate "The Best of KCK." The KCK Chamber of Commerce event was held just two days after the nation saw it at its worst when nine people were shot and four people killed.

Revolving Door Revelation

Judge released accused KCK shooter Sept. 9 despite history

The Jackson County Prosecutor's Office opposed Javier Alatorre's bond reduction for a range of crimes last month, but a judge instead allowed him to be released on his own recognizance on month before a deadly rampage at a Kansas City, Kansas, bar.

Tragic Return Trip

Friend of KCK mass shooting victims helping family to bring one man's remains home to Cuba

KANSAS CITY, Kan. -- One of the victims in the KCK mass shooting is getting some help from the Tequila KC community. After the mass shooting three of the victims were identified, but one remained a mystery for a while.

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