Kansas City Metro Crime Scene: Deadly Domestic Drama & More Gunfire

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Federal government to build new FBI field office in KC's Northland

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The Federal Bureau of Investigation is building a new field office in Kansas City's Northland for more than 300 agents. The agency said more space will help agents work with their expanded law enforcement responsibilities.

MORE2 renews their demand for federal authorities to investigate the patterns and practices of the Kansas City, Kansas Police Department.

During a press conference Monday afternoon, members of MORE2 renewed their demand for federal authorities to investigate the patterns and practices of the Kansas City, Kansas Police Department.

KMBC cold case: In 2004 Alonzo Brooks went to a party, never to make it home again

It's a murder mystery that has remained unsolved for 18 years. KMBC 9 Investigates is cracking open the unsolved case file of Alonzo Brooks.The 23-year-old went to a party in 2004. He never came home.A month later, his body was found in a creek in LaCygne, Kansas.

Suspect charged in Olathe shooting that left man seriously injured

OLATHE, Kan. - An 18-year-old man is facing charges in connection to a shooting Monday night in Olathe, Kansas that left a 26-year-old man seriously injured. Jalen Marquis Banks-Shepherd was charged Tuesday in Johnson County court for attempted first-degree murder and attempted aggravated robbery. Just before 9:30 p.m.

Woman endured beating, threats of death, torture at a home in Clinton County, Missouri, court documents show

New court documents detail two days of suspected abuse and torture a woman endured at a Clinton County home in Lake Arrowhead.The woman remains in critical condition with a suspected brain bleed and multiple bruises and cuts, according to court records.

Husband of slain KU athlete said God told him to kill her, police say

LAWRENCE, Kan. - A former University of Kansas athlete is dead and her husband is charged in her murder. He allegedly told police God told him to kill her. Regan Gibbs-Marek, 25, died in their apartment complex along West 6th Street in Lawrence. She was a soccer goalie for KU, and last played in 2019.

Missouri Senate president accuses AG of turning 'blind eye' to illegal gambling * Missouri Independent

By the time his amendment was offered Wednesday night, the Senate had been in session for almost 10 hours. Another five hours would pass before the chamber recessed. So after a filibuster of about 30 minutes by Sen. Mike Moon, an Ash Grove Republican and member of the conservative caucus, Schatz set the amendment aside.

Missouri prosecutor to seek to have sentence set aside for Michael Politte

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The Washington County, Missouri, Prosecutor's office Tuesday announced plans to file a motion to set-aside/vacate the judgment of second degree murder in the case of Michael Politte. Politte served more than 23 years in prison in connection to the 1998 death of his mother, Rita Politte.

Family, attorney speak out after suing Kearney School District: 'Unchecked racial harassment'

KEARNEY, Mo. - A former Kearney High School student has sued the school district, claiming years of racial harassment and bullying. The allegations include years of repeated attacks and claims that school leaders turned a blind eye. Now the former student's family and attorney are speaking out.

Researchers weigh in on motivation behind mass shootings

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Overland Park's Jewish Community Center, a church in Charleston, a synagogue in Pittsburgh, a mosque in New Zealand, a Walmart in El Paso and now a grocery store in Buffalo - these are all scenes of hate-fueled shootings. According to researchers who specialize in understanding extremism, those incidents tend to provide successive blueprints.

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