The last few days have been peaceful in Kansas City as the cold seems to have inspired a bit of local chill and the murder count has taken a pause.
Still, there's still plenty of violence, court cases, police action and misdeeds to document. In this post we compile a quick look at some highlights . . .
KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) - A KC Pet Project van was involved in a hit-and-run Wednesday while transporting dogs. A KC Pet Project spokeswoman told KCTV5 News that an employee was driving their van on 71 Highway and 59th Street around 1 p.m.
Golden Ghetto Nasty Charges
JOHNSON COUNTY, Kan. - A tax attorney is facing charges for allegedly secretly filming women using the restroom of an office building. Troy D. Renkemeyer, 51, is charged with one count of breach of privacy by video or picture in Johnson County court. According to the affidavit, Renkemeyer owns Renkemeyer Law Firm in Overland Park.
Show-Me Rub Down Shops Suffering Missouri Crackdown
Missouri Attorney General sent letters to 35 metro area massage businesses suspected of illegal activity
KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) -- Following Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt's announcement of an initiative to combat instances of human trafficking by targeting illicit massage businesses across the state, KCTV5 News asked for a list of metro businesses suspected of illegal activity.
Rock Chalk Charged
Story updated at 2:22 p.m. Wednesday A University of Kansas senior who recently announced he was leaving the men's basketball team is facing a case in Douglas County District Court, records show. Silvio De Sousa, 22, is soon to be charged with aggravated battery, a level-5 or midlevel-severity felony.
Testimony After Tragedy
LANSING, KS (KCTV) -- The woman whose estranged husband allegedly fled from Lansing to Oklahoma with her two daughters after killing her two sons has spoken out, releasing a statement thanking those who helped bring her young daughters home safe. Tara Jackson shared the statement through her attorney Gary Nelson.
Hoping Tech Help Finds Longtime Missing Lady
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The daughter of a missing Prairie Village woman is getting help as she tries to find out what happened to her mom. That help is coming from the sister of Alissa Turney, a teenager whose case went viral through TikTok. Both women hope a new approach will find Angela Green.
Kansas City Mention Amid Deadly Blame Game
Awash in new firearms, cities are drawing connections between the stresses of the coronavirus and a surge in homicides. OAKLAND, Calif. - Family and friends of Aaron Pryor say they may never know exactly why the 16-year-old star football player, a lightning-fast running back, was killed in broad daylight on a Sunday in September in a driveway near his Oakland home.
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