We're catching up with a great deal of crime news right now. Here's a quick TKC collection of local stories worth a peek and follow-up from recent crime news . . .
KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) -- A man has been charged with vehicular manslaughter and leaving the scene of a crash in connection with a fatal September hit and run. Arnold King, 23, has been charged in the incident that killed 31-year-old Valeria Villa-Alvarado September 17 at the intersection of 12th and Bales.
Hide Transcript Show Transcript LA:RA THE FATE OF TWO MEN IN WYANDOTTE COUNTY ARE IN QUESTION. KRIS: ONE MAN IS IN PRISON FOR MURDER BUT SAYS HE IS AN ASCENT. A SEPARATE FEDERAL SUIT SAYS RORGE GOLUBSKY IS GUILTY. HERE IS HERE LEE HARRISON. -- HALEY HARRISON.
JACKSON COUNTY, MO (KCTV) -- A Lee's Summit man has been sentenced to 25 years in prison for fatally shooting a woman inside an Independence restaurant in 2019. According to the Jackson County Prosecutor's Office, Porntrep Phonjaroen pleaded guilty to second-degree murder and armed criminal action in May.
The wind will likely back off some this afternoon as the next cold front approaches and moves through the area this evening. Some light showers and sprinkles are already moving through a few spots on the Missouri side, and we're expecting a little more coverage to the rain south and east of KC before midnight tonight.
Kansas City, Missouri police Chief Rick Smith confirms that he will retire next year.Smith will be leaving the police department in 2022. The Kansas City Star reported that Smith was forced out.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The holidays are not an easy time for everyone, especially those who've lost a loved one. For one community crusader working to stop violent crimes in Kansas City, this year marks a milestone that no mother should have to remember. In 2011, it was the day before Thanksgiving.
Outside the prison walls, few people can understand the challenges Kevin Strickland now faces but Darryl Burton is one of them. He served time with Strickland and said that he plans to be there for Strickland as he adjusts to life as a free man."He's in a fraternity of folks he didn't volunteer for," Burton said.Burton said there is a burden for exonerees like Strickland."He's going to have some breakdowns.
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