Kansas City Crime Scene: Mugshot Monday

In this collection of local news we share links to reports on misdeeds, court cases and possibly redemption.

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Man arrested in Johnson County for alleged indecent liberties with child

JOHNSON COUNTY, KS (KCTV) -- A man has been arrested in Johnson County for aggravated indecent liberties with a minor. According to a court document, Jake A. Ruthrauff had a warrant issued for his arrest for aggravated indecent liberties with a child under 14 years old.

Documents detail arrest of Liberty man accused of stabbing his mother

by: Heidi Schmidt Posted: / Updated: LIBERTY, Mo. - Court documents contain new details that paint a violent scene that ended in the death of a Liberty woman late Friday night. Austin Matthew Little, 20, of Liberty is charged with second-degree murder for killing his mother, resisting arrest and other related crimes.

Kansas City, Missouri, man convicted in 2018 homicide

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - A Kansas City, Missouri, man was convicted for shooting and killing Thomas Rice on Jan. 4, 2018 , the Jackson County Prosecutor's Office announced Monday. Aasim Karim, 56, was convicted on one count of first-degree murder and armed criminal action.

Woman charged with murder of volunteer leaving KCK church

KANSAS CITY, Kan. - Two months after a woman was shot to death as she left church, prosecutors charged another woman with her death. Investigators returned to North Third Street and Richmond Avenue Monday morning to announce that 29-year-old Melanie Perry was charged with first-degree felony murder and level 3 discharge of a firearm in the shooting death of 62-year-old Lillian Jackson.

Arrest made in murder of 62-year-old KCK woman driving home from church

KANSAS CITY, KS (KCTV) -- Almost two months after begging the public for information, police have arrested someone in connection with the homicide of a 62-year-old woman who was gunned down while driving home from church in September. The Kansas City, KS, Police Department and the Wyandotte County District Attorney called a news conference late Monday morning to make the announcement.

Police report filed by principal on same day as Shawnee Mission student walkout alleges student was battered a month earlier

OVERLAND PARK, KS (KCTV) -- A few hours after hundreds of Shawnee Mission North High School students walked out of classes because of unresolved issues associated with sexual assaults on or near campus, the school's principal filed a police report saying that a student was battered a month earlier on campus.

Keith Carnes' wrongful conviction case moves forward, as judge considers new evidence

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - As many people await a judge's ruling in Kevin Strickland's case , a man who many say was wrongly convicted, a similar case in the Kansas City area is getting attention. Keith Carnes is serving life in prison without parole in the 2003 murder of Larry White.

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