Kansas City Crime Scene: Suspected Dirty Cop Stays Losing, Road Rage & Heroic Rescue

In this compilation we share the good, the bad and downright scary crime reporting stories from across the metro.

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The judge says Golubski potentially remains a serious risk to the community and pointed out his law enforcement background questioning if he still has contacts.

The judge also referred to a previous motion which accuses Golubski of keeping tabs on accusers even showing up in one woman’s hospital room.

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Retired KCK detective Roger Golubski remains on house arrest

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (KCTV) - Roger Golubski remains on home detention. A federal judge denied his motion asking for basic ankle-monitoring or possibly a curfew. The judge says Golubski potentially remains a serious risk to the community and pointed out his law enforcement background questioning if he still has contacts.

Lenexa police investigating after finding man shot to death on Interstate 435

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Police in Lenexa are investigating after finding a man shot to death inside a white Jeep Grand Cherokee in a ditch on Interstate 435. According to the department, officers responded to the area on reports of a single-vehicle crash at around 5:45 a.m. Thursday morning.

Missouri's first marijuana expungement cases laying the groundwork for reform

HARRISONVILLE, Mo. - A Cass County courtroom could be one of the first places in the state to let someone out of prison by expunging a previous marijuana conviction. Previous convictions for people who have already finished sentences or have past felony and misdemeanor charges are automatically expunged over the course of the year according to the language in the Amendment Missouri voters passed in 2022.

Man charged after 2 people die following crash, KCKPD pursuit

JACKSON COUNTY, Mo. (KCTV) - A Kansas City, Kansas, man has been charged after two people died when he allegedly crashed into their vehicle while fleeing from police. The Jackson County Prosecutor's Office says 30-year-old Charles T. Matthews Jr. has been charged with two counts of second-degree murder or, in the alternative, first-degree involuntary manslaughter.

29 Cass County dogs ordered to Humane Society custody, with a catch

A Cass County judge on Thursday ordered 29 dogs seized from a property south of Pleasant Hill into the custody of the Humane Society of Missouri. However, the order is suspended for five days, giving Kalen K. Kunkel, 67, time to produce more than $27,000 to pay for veterinarian bills after Cass County deputies seized the dogs in December.

Survivors, Kansas lawmakers hope to pass bill removing statute of limitations for child abuse victims

TOPEKA, Kan. - Four brave survivors told their stories at the Kansas statehouse on Thursday, urging lawmakers to pass bills in both the Senate and the House that would remove the statute of limitations for victims of child sexual abuse to seek justice. For survivors, a bill like this means agency; it means justice.

Police captain helps find man stuck inside quickly burning home

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (KCTV) - Captain Osvaldo Navarro with the Kansas City, Kansas, Police Department is being called a hero and has been credited with saving a life. On Wednesday, he rushed into action and helped firefighters find a man stuck inside a house that was on fire and burning quickly.

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