Kansas City Crime Scene: Anybody Wanna Buy Local Lockup?!?

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This unusual KC-area real estate listing boasts a sturdy concrete structure, 34 cells in three cell blocks, and a secure fenced lot

A real estate agent hopes you'll bring your "vision and imagination" to this unusual listing -- the former Cass County, Missouri Jail in Harrisonville. Take a look at what the inside looks like now.Paula Voss is the real estate agent behind the property. She said the jail dates back to the 1960's.

A Kansas man wins parole 25 years after being allegedly set up by indicted KCKPD detective

Brian Betts' case was much like that of Lamonte McIntyre, another KCK man who says he was framed by former KCK Police Detective Roger Golubski. But McIntyre was exonerated in 2017, while Betts served out most of his 25-year sentence.

Former Chillicothe therapist charged with second patient's murder

CHILLICOTHE, Mo. - A former Chillicothe hospital worker faces new charges, accused of murdering a second patient more than 20 years ago. This week, the Livingston County Prosecutor Adam Warren charged Jennifer Hall with first-degree murder in the death of 37-year-old David Wesley Harper. Hall already faces first-degree murder in the death of 75-year-old Fern Franco.

Four Overland Park police officers on leave amid investigation. How much has it cost?

The City of Overland Park has spent nearly $250,000 on salaries for four police officers who were placed on paid administrative leave over nine months ago. Sgt. Timothy Tinnin, Sgt. Rachel Scattergood, Sgt.

Police attempting to identifying suspect in Overland Park robbery

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. - The Overland Park Police Department is asking for the public's help identifying a man involved in a robbery near the Oak Park Mall. On Feb. 2, Overland Park police responded to a reported robbery in the 11500 block of W. 95th St.

KCPD Chief discusses 911 hold times

Feb. 24, 2023 Editorial: Officer's death a somber reminder of risks in law enforcement

A good guy, dedicated public servant and a faith partner. This week, a somber reminder of the risks that our brave law enforcement officers face every day. A teenager behind the wheel of a speeding car took the lives of Kansas City police Officer James Muhlbauer, police dog Champ and a pedestrian, Jesse Eckes, leaving behind a trail of heartbreak and devastation.

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