Kansas City Crime Scene: Troost Robbery, Creepers And More Cold Cases

In this quick collection we check more deets on court cases, alleged misdeeds and all manner of police action and aftermaths.

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3 shops on Troost Avenue get back to business after break-ins

Some Kansas City businesses along Troost Avenue near 55th Street are picking up the pieces and moving forward after break-ins that occurred early Wednesday morning.A burglar was captured on surveillance video inside Urban Café after he broke through the glass door and tried to pry open an empty cash register."We had got robbed at gunpoint earlier this year.

Former Oak Park teacher, coach serving 30-day shock time

LIBERTY, Mo. - A former teacher in the North Kansas City School District is behind bars after admitting he had an inappropriate relationship with a student. Greg Sims pleaded guilty to one count of having sexual contact with a student during a hearing earlier this week.

Extra police called to GM Fairfax Plant Thursday

KMBC file image SOURCE: KMBC file image Extra police officers were called to the GM Fairfax Plant on Thursday afternoon.KMBC reached out to a GM spokesman, who released the following statement:"We have a third party who was escorted off property after making threatening comments.

3 Kansas City-area business owners accused of wiring drug money to Mexico

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Three Kansas City area business owners are among 44 people who've been indicted on a drug trafficking conspiracy worth $4.7 million. The U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Missouri's office announced the indictments on Thursday. Ana Lilia Leal-Martinez, Ana Poala Banda and Maria de Lourdes Carbajal all own money wiring businesses.

'Rent-a-vet' federal contracting scheme in KC leads to third sentencing - Kansas City Business Journal

A third participant was sentenced in a $335 million scheme to score federal contracts designated for veterans and minority-owned businesses. The Riverside company fronted a Black, service-disabled veteran as the owner, but three other men actually ran the business - and took most of the profits.

Parkville man sentenced to 8 years in federal prison in multi-million dollar fraud case

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - A Parkville man who helped plot a fraud scheme to get federal contracts meant for veterans and minorities is headed to federal prison. A federal judge sentenced Patrick Dingle, 51, to eight years in federal prison Thursday, according to a news release from the U.S.

KC Unsolved: Daughter still searches for justice 12 years after Ronald Burns homicide

RIVERSIDE, Mo (KCTV) - For more than 12 years, a daughter has waited to see her father's killer caught.Erricka McCullen insists she won't give up on receiving justice for her dad. McCullen remembers her father, Ronald Burns, as a giving and caring man who did not deserve what happened to him inside his Riverside apartment.

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