Kansas City Crime Scene: Standoff Deets, Local Charges & Tragic Loss

There's a lot to cover in this collection of crime reporting, police action & court drama.

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Standoff begins near KC elementary school after attempt to serve warrant

A standoff was started near a Kansas City elementary school after classes let out during an attempt to serve a suspect with a felony arrest warrant.

67-year-old man stabbed Thursday night in Olathe

Around 11:20 p.m. Thursday, officers were called to a house near Santa Fe Street and Parker Street where they found a man who had been stabbed.

Man charged in connection to suspicious death in southern Johnson County

Andrew Wacaster, 31, is charged with first-degree murder in the death of Cade Blackburn, 27, man who died on March 30.

Could you be jailed for cheating on your spouse in Kansas or Missouri? What state law says

Cheating is one of the most common reasons for divorce in the United States.

Smithville man facing charges for October road rage incident in Liberty

A 25-year-old Smithville man now faces charges from a road rage incident six months ago in Clay County.

Can you legally drink in a Kansas City area park? Here's what the law says

You might want to reconsider stashing a few alcoholic beverages or a wine bottle inside that picnic basket.

Johnson County District Attorney says Olathe officer justified in shooting suspect

Johnson County District Attorney Steve Howe announced Friday that no charges will be filed in the deadly shooting of Dane Laing.

'Bright light:' Kansas City 6th grader remembered as police hunt killer

Kansas City police search for a gunman responsible for killing 11-year-old Kourtney Freeman who was inside her home at the time of the shooting.

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