Kansas City Crime Scene: Body Dump Charges & Double Shooting

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2 people charged in connection to homicide investigation where body was found in a plastic tote

KANSAS CITY, MO -- Two people are facing charges in connection to a homicide investigation that began when an illegal dumping investigator discovered a dead body hidden inside of a plastic tote. The illegal dumping investigator made the gruesome discovery on Tuesday near 37th and Oakley in Kansas City, Mo.

Kansas City, Kansas, police investigating double shooting

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The Kansas City, Kansas, Police Department is investigating a shooting that left two people injured. According to KCKPD, the shooting happened just after noon on Saturday at the Prairie View at Village West apartments. Upon arrival, officers located two adults with apparent gunshot wounds inside a vehicle on Delaware Parkway, according to a news release.

Wyandotte County Sheriff's deputy injured in crash while responding to shooting call

KANSAS CITY, KS (KCTV) --- A Wyandotte County Sheriff's deputy was injured in a crash Saturday afternoon while responding to a double-shooting in Kansas City, KS. The double-shooting was reported in the area 112th and Delaware Parkway in KCK, according to police.

Family of man killed in KCK crime spree mourning loss of husband, father and brother

KANSAS CITY, Kan. - The family of the victim in Wednesday's tragic crime spree in Kansas City, Kansas is sharing their loss. Police say 42-year-old Isidro Garcia-Jimenez was shot and killed Wednesday during a crime spree in KCK. Alyssa Leanne Arreola, 22, of Independence, has been charged with his murder as well as attempted murder for stabbing an elderly woman.

Problems at Hickman Mills School District continue after weapon brought to Ruskin High

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Authorities stopped a student outside Ruskin High School who they say tried to bring a weapon to school. A tip alerted authorities who were then able to stop the student when he or she arrived at school.

Kansas intends to suspend and penalize Shawnee daycare following FOX4 investigation

SHAWNEE, Kan. - The Kansas Department of Health and Environment reports it intends to suspend a Shawnee daycare's license. This comes after reporting over the past month by FOX4's Sherae Honeycutt. Former clients and employees are speaking out about the state's administrative order.

Kansas man sentenced for burning woman to death, injuring officers

A Baxter Springs man who killed his neighbor and injured two police officers by setting them on fire has been sentenced to life in prison.Harvey Raymond Ortberg, 53, was sentenced Monday for first-degree murder in the 2017 death of 65-year-old Sharon Horn.

Trial set for woman charged in Missouri road rage killing

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. - A trial date has been set for a woman accused of intentionally running down another woman with her car in a road rage incident on a Springfield street three years ago. A judge has ordered Elizabeth McKeown, 49, to stand trial on June 6 for first-degree murder in the death of 57-year-old Barbara Foster, television station KYTV reported .

Clay County voters to decide future of sheriff's budget

If you want to continue to fund the Clay County Sheriff's Office, sheriff's officials are asking for your vote on Tuesday.Clay County voters will decide whether to renew a 1/8-cent sales tax that provided roughly 25% of the sheriff's office budget in the last fiscal year."That's a fourth everything we do," said Sarah Boyd, a spokeswoman for the Clay County Sheriff's Office.The sales tax has remained in place after it was approved in 1998, then renewed in 2009.

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