Image borrowed from City Hall as we review this collection of bad news from tonight's news cycle . . .
Kansas City Train Safety Fear
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Three weeks after Union Pacific announced plans to transfer operations away from Neff Yard, laid off employees reached out to 41 Action News voicing concerns over safety with the company's trains.
Northland Abuse Charge
KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) -- For the second time Tuesday, Amanda Cruse and her supporters have gathered their signs to protest in front of Line Creek Elementary. She says a teacher abused her child named Emmerson. Amanda Cruse stood on the shoulder of northwest Waukomis Drive with a sign that read, "My child was abused at this school."
Shawnee Inferno Aftermath
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - A small fire Tuesday at the Shawnee Municipal Courthouse has closed the building for the remainder of the day. The Shawnee Fire Department responded to a reported fire at the courthouse shortly after 9:30 a.m. A malfunctioning air handler was circulating smoke in the building.
Real Estate Drama Cont'd
Employees of one of Kansas City's largest providers of low-income housing lined up outside the corporate offices of T.E.H. Realty on Tuesday demanding their paychecks.Investors in the company missed payroll last week and employees got paper checks a week late. Employees said they are working on very little trust with T.E.H.
Removing Low-Income Last-Chance Housing Options Reduces Crime
BLUE SPRINGS, Mo. - For several years, hotels and motels in Blue Springs, Missouri, caused problems for police. The amount of calls for service led to the adoption of an ordinance that would hold hotel and motel owners accountable. Blue Springs Police told 41 Action News, since its implementation on Jan.
Show-Me Crime Talk
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. - Missouri police and prosecutors on Monday disagreed over how to curb gun violence in a state rocked by the killings of more than a dozen children in St. Louis alone this year.
Perfect Village Power Line Tragedy Today
Police identify contract worker killed after making contact with power line near 79th and State Line
PRAIRIE VILLAGE, Kan. -- Officials have now identified the person who was electrocuted Tuesday afternoon in Johnson County. The incident took place near 79th and State Line just before 1:30 p.m. Police tell FOX4 the victim was doing contract work and was in a cherry picker when he made contact with a power line.
KC Crime Scene Testimony
This pain I have runs deep. There have been times since the murder that I've sat in class and looked around at my peers and thought, "You have no idea what I've been through." It's mentally, physically and emotionally tearing me apart.
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