Kansas City Crime Scene: Jail Time Arrives, Search For Justice & Cold Cases

Quick roundup of local law & order news along with worthwhile tidbits regarding local police action.

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Jackson County jail construction prepares for next building phase

Jackson County jail construction could take a step forward and go vertical by the end of December 2023, according to county leaders who say it's on time and under budget.

Man claims innocence in 1997 murder of KC teen, says faulty evidence used at trial

Byron Case was convicted in 2002 for the murder of Anastasia WitbolsFeugen. His attorneys filed a 100-plus page motion on Tuesday with evidence they say could prove his innocence.

Man sentenced Tuesday to over 17 years in prison for his part in murder of Johnson County teenager

A Johnson County judge sentenced a man Tuesday to just over 17 years in prison in the 2019 murder of a Johnson County teenager.

Man charged in deadly shooting outside Wendy's in Platte City

A man accused in a deadly Platte City, Missouri, shooting at a Wendy's parking lot has now been charged with murder, prosecutors say.

Family want answers after young mother killed in KCK hit-and-run

The loss of a 33-year-old mother of three is hitting one metro family hard. They say she was killed Sunday night during a hit-and-run in KCK.

Deputies ask public for help as concern grows over missing Missouri man

He is approximately 6 feet tall, weighs 175 pounds and was last seen wearing orange bib overalls.

Excelsior Springs man sentenced to 7 years in prison for manslaughter

Ryan A. Gillispie, 39, of Excelsior Springs, has been sentenced to 7 years in prison in connection with a Independence shooting in 2021.

Alleged gunman shot by Kansas City, Kansas, police is booked in county jail, KBI says

The 21-year-old, who was shot in the shoulder early Monday morning, faces a charge of aggravated assault on a law enforcement officer, according to police.

Platte County Sheriff Mark Owen not running for reelection, will retire after third term ends in 2025

Platte County Sheriff Mark Owen announced Monday evening that he would not seek reelection.

VIDEO: Kansas police captain makes full court trick shot

Trick shot day: Olathe Police Captain Joel Yeldell threw a football the length of a basketball court to make a trick shot.

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