Kansas City Crime Scene: Creeper Convicted, Undersheriff Arrested & Bo Jackson Safe

Lots to consider for our late night denizens including WELL-DESERVED HARD TIME for a local creeper, law & order under suspicion and a local hero defending himself from his own family.

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KC man faces 120 years in prison after conviction for 12-year-old's rape

A 23-year-old man from Kansas City faces 120 years in prison after he was convicted of the repeated rape of a 12-year-old girl.

Bo Jackson wins $21 million in extortion case against his own family

Former NFL and MLB All-Star Bo Jackson won an extortion case against his own family. The legendary two-sport star was awarded the hefty sum after an extortion attempt coordinated by his niece and nephew, according to mulitple reports.

KBI arrests former Kansas undersheriff

The Kansas Bureau of Investigation arrested a former Kansas undersheriff on Friday.

Effort to place St. Louis police under state control returns in Missouri legislature * Missouri Independent

Missourians voted in 2013 to return control of the St. Louis police department to local officials, ending more than 150 years of state oversight. And almost immediately, state lawmakers began pushing to get control back. That effort is back again this year, with proponents arguing the experiment with local control has failed, leaving the city [...]

Attorney general in Kansas sponsors bill adding hypoxia option for executing capital murderers - Kansas Reflector

Kansas Attorney General Kris Kobach urged the Legislature allow executions to be conducted by hypoxia in addition to the current method of lethal injection.

59-year-old identified as homicide victim at Brush Creek and Virginia in Kansas City

Kansas City police have identified the victim of this week's homicide at Brush Creek and Virginia.

Overnight fire in vacant house was set intentionally, KCFD says

Firefighters responded to the blaze in Kansas City shortly after midnight.

Video: 2 people arrested, accused of hitting KC-area police cars

Two people are in custody after hitting several police cars and leading officers on a chase that crossed both sides of the state line.

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