Tonight we take a glimpse at more local crime news as violence continues to escalate across the metro despite the holiday season and whilst Americans cope with worsening scarcity with no stimulus in sight.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Business break-ins are on the rise, and police say the COVID-19 pandemic could be the cause. On Sunday, FOX4 introduced you to Tanner McKenzie, a 22-year -old entrepreneur whose CBD business was ransacked by thieves. Local police said CBD and marijuana businesses are at greater risk of being targeted due to [...]
Burnouts Rule Downtown
KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) -- Another Sunday night of burnouts and donuts is frustrating to people who live and work downtown. For the second week in a row, groups of cars blocked Grand Street near the T-Mobile Center as drivers performed noisy stunts around 10 p.m.
Domestic Drama Turns Deadly In The Stix
Inner Suburb Accusations
SMITHVILLE, Mo. - An argument between two people who were engaged to marry whirled out of control and resulted in murder, local prosecutors say. Lori A. Ackerman, 47, was arraigned on Monday afternoon in a Clay County courtroom. Ackerman faces charges of second-degree murder and armed criminal action.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - A 21-year-old Grandview woman is facing a second-degree murder charge in connection to a shooting Sunday that left a man dead. Just after 12 p.m. Sunday, officers were sent to the 13200 block of Winchester Avenue on a reported shooting. When they arrived, they located a victim suffering from gunshot wounds.
Stealing Golden Ghetto
LENEXA, KS (KCTV) -- The authorities are looking for a vehicle in connection with two "porch pirate" incidents. The Lenexa Police Department shared a picture on Twitter of a dark vehicle that appears to be a Ford Windstar driven by a white male. The two thefts happened in the area of 79th and Pflumm last week.
Danger In The Dotte
KANSAS CITY, KS (KCTV) - A juvenile care worker with the Wyandotte County Sheriff's has been charged with battery, mistreatment of a confined person and endangering a child. Jorge Navarro was charged Sunday evening by the Wyandotte County District Attorney's Office. The charges stem from an alleged incident at the Wyandotte County Juvenile Detention Center on Oct.
Local Tech Troubled
INDEPENDENCE, Mo. - People in Independence are unable to pay their utility bills online due to a ransomware attack on the city's computer systems. The cyberattack, which the city announced happened last week, is also causing a delay in bills being delivered by mail.
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