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KCPD denies police brutality allegations

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Kansas City Police are denying allegations that a suspect in their custody underwent an attack by officers. On Wednesday, an attorney representing Chase Dominique Moss sent a letter to KCPD's Internal Affairs Division claiming that Moss underwent a "savage, brutal and illegal atta

KSHB.COM - 2018-03-23 22:23:53

Man charged in connection to death of child on Schlitterbahn waterslide

KANSAS CITY, Kansas - A man has been charged in connection to the 2016 death of Caleb Schwab on the Verruckt Waterslide at Schlitterbahn Waterpark. Tyler A. Miles, 29, has been charged with one count of felony involuntary manslaughter in Wyandotte County District Court. He's scheduled to make his fi

ABC 15 NEWS - 2018-03-23 18:31:42

Feds: Rival drug dealer allegedly tracked Independence homicide victim with GPS device

Federal prosecutors have charged an alleged drug dealer with using a GPS device to track another man who was fatally shot on March 14 in Independence. Lester Brown, 30, allegedly employed the GPS device "with the intent to commit a crime of violence" as part of a conspiracy to distribute marijuana.

KANSAS CITY STAR - 2018-03-23 16:51:00

Man charged with murder of Gladstone man - KCTV5

A 32-year-old Kansas City man has been charged with the murder of a Gladstone man. Franklin G. Liles has been charged with second-degree murder, unlawful use of a weapon and two counts of armed criminal action. He is currently being held on a $1,000,000 bail. This comes after police were called on M

KCTV 5 - 2018-03-23 22:11:00

Late child’s lock of hair stolen from mother’s car

INDEPENDENCE, Mo. (AP) - A Missouri woman feels like she's reliving her daughter's death after discovering a lock of hair she kept of the 3-year-old has been stolen from her car. KMBC-TV reports that Jaime Hampel told Independence Police she found her car had been ransacked Tuesday night. Among the

WASHINGTON TIMES - 2018-03-23 17:24:59

Deputies: Grandview man led chase through field while riding stolen John Deere Gator

A man was booked into jail Friday after allegedly leading deputies on a brief chase through a Cass County field while riding a stolen John Deere Gator. Kevin R. York, 35, of Grandview has not yet been charged following Friday's pursuit, but was arrested on several warrants for a parole violation, re

KANSAS CITY STAR - 2018-03-24 18:01:00

Police arrest Ottawa man in string of thefts

A 30-year-old Ottawa man has been arrested in a string of thefts over the weekend, and Ottawa police are looking for a 26-year-old Ottawa woman who they believe was an accomplice in the crimes. Anthony Underwood has been arrested in connection with the thefts in which items were stolen from vehicles


Small businesses grant could change the face of downtown Olathe - KCTV5

Walking around downtown Olathe, many will see some of the storefronts need a little TLC. The buildings there are older, and now the city wants to lend a hand and help businesses spruce up. "This is really the heart of the community down here," said Harleigh Ellsworth, owner of Kansas Coffee Cafe, a

KCTV 5 - 2018-03-23 18:31:00

Longtime downtown restaurant expands by opening a food truck

A Mad Greek on wheels may sound like a dangerous thing at first, but likely the only danger will be to your waistline. The longtime downtown Lawrence restaurant The Mad Greek has expanded by opening a food truck. "We have wanted to expand for awhile now," said Deb Tagtalianidis, who owns the restau


KC couple bound, blindfolded and robbed. Man said he had to pay baby's medical bills

Eric Shults returned home after walking his dog Monday night to a terrifying sight: his wife sitting at the dining room table, bound at the wrists and ankles and blindfolded by a kitchen apron tied down with hairdryer cord. Then a man brandishing a knife told him to sit down in the living room and t


Off-duty Olathe firefighters can now respond to cardiac calls wi - KCTV5

The Olathe Fire Department is one of the first departments in the country to provide AEDs to off-duty firefighters to help save lives. "I went to raise up my hood, and I flat-lined there on my front porch and that's when the firefighters went into action," cardiac arrest survivor Rob Shipley said. I


'American Pickers' coming to northeast Kansas

The quirky and popular television show "American Pickers" is coming to northeast Kansas this spring in search of antiques and other interesting pieces of history that might be hidden away in dusty recesses. The History Channel is looking to film some of those discoveries as future episodes of the sh

LEAVENWORTH TIMES - 2018-03-23 16:16:13

Kansas City Rockers Fall In Love With Norwegian Women's Chorus; Kansas Tour Stop Ensues

The Women's Choral Society of the University of Oslo hopes to unite the world through choral music. Anna-Julia Granber / BLUNDERBUSS This is a love story, of sorts, between a middle-aged, but still-famous, Kansas City rock band and an ancient Norwegian women's chorus. Kansas City roots rockers The

KCUR.ORG - 2018-03-23 16:11:07

2 women arrested after police pursuit ends at Kansas City church - KCTV5

Two women were arrested Wednesday evening after a police pursuit ended in the parking lot of a church. The 20-minute pursuit began around 112th Street and Blue Ridge Boulevard and ended at 9603 Blue Ridge Blvd. Police were trying to stop the truck because the people inside may have been involved i


He didn't mean to pay his water bill with crystal meth - but it's what employees found, Ark. cops say | The Kansas City Star

He didn't mean to pay his water bill with crystal meth - but it's what employees found, Ark. cops say "Check your bills for contraband before you put them in the dropbox." That's what Greene County Sheriff David Carter said after an Arkansas man was arrested when employees at the county water utilit


Owner of 4 Kansas City radio stations files for bankruptcy to reorganize

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The company that owns four popular Kansas City's radio stations has filed for bankruptcy. Steel City Media, which owns KFKF (94.1), KCKC (102.1), KMXV (93.3) and KBEQ (104.3) said in a news release Wednesday that it "filed voluntary petitions for reorganization under Chapter 11."


Motorcyclist transported to hospital after wreck in Kansas City - KCTV5

Kansas City police are investigating an accident involving a motorcycle that happened early Thursday evening. It happened shortly before 6:30 p.m. near the intersection of East 63rd Street and Main Street. Police say the man on the motorcycle was taken to an area hospital, but his condition is not

KCTV 5 - 2018-03-23 04:31:00

Olathe man re-sentenced for trying to kill first responders who came to the rescue

An Olathe man who fired gunshots from inside a burning house as firefighters and police officers arrived was re-sentenced Thursday to more than 13 years in prison. In 2014, William J. Outhet Jr. was convicted in Johnson County District Court on charges of arson and attempted first-degree murder, and


Women sought in connection with fatal shooting at KCK lounge, police say

Updated: 11:14 AM CDT Mar 20, 2018 Kansas City, Kansas, police are asking for help in finding two women in connection with a fatal shooting early Saturday at a lounge. Authorities said Michael Williams was an innocent bystander when he was hit by a shot that was randomly fired at the Firelight Lou


Man, woman in custody after high-speed chase and shootout with Missouri trooper

A Missouri man is under guard at Liberty Hospital after a high-speed chase and shootout Monday with a highway patrol trooper. The incident followed a home invasion Monday in Ridgeway, near the Iowa line. The Harrison County Sheriff's Department broadcast a description of the suspects' vehicle, which