Here's a collection of metro court cases, police action and all manner of ALLEGED misdeeds that we've been watching recently.
Have You Seen This Turkey???
The Kansas City Police Department is asking for help to identify an individual in connection with a hit-and-run crash in the Northland last weekend.Police said the crash happened on Nov. 23 at North Ash Avenue and Northeast Cookingham Drive.The suspect's vehicle, as seen in the video, will likely be damaged.Anyone with information on her identity is asked to call the KCPD Traffic Investigation Unit at 816-482-8296.
Santa Stabbed In Raytown!!!
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - For the second year in a row, Christmas feels a little different for one Raytown family. To get into the holiday spirit, Juan Victorino-Griffin and his family spent the past few days putting up Christmas decorations in their front yard. On display were 22 Christmas inflatables, including Santa, Frosty and Mickey Mouse.
KCK Gunfire Report
KANSAS CITY, Kan. -- Kansas City, Kansas police are investigating after one person was shot and killed Tuesday afternoon. The incident was reported around just after 3 p.m. near 57th and Parallel Parkway, near Crestwood Apartments. When officers arrived on scene they found a man suffering from a gunshot wound.
Po-Po Confronts Push Back
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The police chief of the Village of Ferrelview in Platte County, Missouri, is facing discipline for tampering with public records. According to court documents, Chief Daniel Clayton admitted to writing citations nine days after a woman's arrest and backdating the time issued.
Missouri Must Cope With Ongoing Opioid Crisis
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- One out of every 65 deaths in Missouri are related to opioids, according to Attorney General Eric Schmitt. Addiction recovery specialists at Swope Health Services told the state's top lawyer that urgent action is needed to stop an epidemic affecting all corners of the state.
Internts Pill Mill Plea
KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) - Federal prosecutors say a Kansas man has admitted swindling the buyer of an online pharmacy business. The U.S. attorney's office said in a news release that 37-year-old Jeffrey P. Wilson of Olathe pleaded guilty Monday to one count of wire fraud.
Rock Chalk Door Knock Hustlers
TOPEKA, Kan. - Attorney General Derek Schmidt said a new list that is being published online can help more Kansans avoid a scam. The list contains names of people that have been banned from doing door-to-door business in the state. Those on the list have defrauded customers.
Show-Me Carjacking Crackdown Coming Soon To Missouri . . .
Missouri's attorney general was in Kansas City Tuesday to talk about violent crime. Eric Schmitt said the state needs a specific law against carjacking.
Snoozy Judge Backup
TOPEKA, Kan. - The Kansas Supreme Court says a Sedgwick County man's convictions shouldn't be automatically reversed because the judge fell asleep during the first day of trial. The Topeka Capital-Journal reports that the states highest court rejected on Wednesday a legal interpretation by the lower Kansas Court of Appeals that had granted Daquantrius Johnson a new trial on firearms charges.
Happy Rock Mom Wants Justice
GLADSTONE, MO (KCTV) -- The mother of a child who attends Oakhill Day School is asking a judge to set Brandon Naghshineh's bond "unattainably high." She says it's the only way to feel secure in the community.
Murder Malady Decision
WASHINGTON - Lawyers for a federal death row inmate convicted of rape and murder have asked a federal judge to halt his scheduled execution next month because the prisoner has Alzheimer's disease and schizophrenia. Wesley Ira Purkey's lawsuit was filed late Tuesday in Washington.
Thankful For Community
KANSAS CITY, MO - DMario Gray and Shelle West are linked through their dedication to service in the community. Both of them also lost brothers to homicide. West told 41 Action News her brother "was the 112th homicide of Kansas City."
And this is the OPEN THREAD for right now . . .