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Three people injured after two vehicle accident in Cass County

CASS COUNTY, Mo. — Three people are injured after a two vehicle accident on Cass County this morning. According to an online crash report, officers responded to MO 7 at Route P to investigate. The report states a vehicle driven by Chunli Qin, 45, was traveling southbound when his vehicle ran off the


Missouri lawmakers looking to eliminate vehicle inspection requirement

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A Missouri lawmaker has introduced a bill that would eliminate inspections for commercial vehicles. Representative J. Eggleston stated after researching this issue, he found that the checks don't necessarily keep the roads more safe.


Cass County crash closes Missouri Highway 7

HARRISONVILLE, MO (KCTV) -- Missouri Highway patrol is responding to a crash at Route P in Cass County. The crash involved at least a pick-up truck and a semi that rolled over on its side.


KC Zoo says adult giraffe, Hamisi, who fathered Dixie and Maxwell has died in tragic accident

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The Kansas City Zoo announced Friday that for the second time this week a beloved animal has died. Hamisi, one of the zoo's adult giraffes, died Wednesday morning due to a tragic accident the zoo said in a post on their Facebook page.


A miscalculation in the Missouri tax table is going to cost some taxpayers this tax season

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – The Special Committee on Government Oversight heard testimony on Wednesday from Director of Revenue, Joel Walters, on a 15-year-old miscalculation in the state’s tax table and how it is going to impact Missouri taxpayers.


Charges dropped against Schlitterbahn officials

KANSAS CITY, Kan. — A Wyandotte County judge on Friday dismissed all charges against Schlitterbahn Waterpark officials, saying he found multiple abuses by the Kansas Attorney General's Office in the grand jury process.


‘There Are Deep Concerns’: Docs Reveal Missouri PD Failed to Prevent Suicide After Allowing Anthony Garner to Enter Cell with Belt

As a Missouri police department continues its own investigation into the hanging death of Antony Garner, a review of the autopsy report and law enforcement documents reveal it violated its own policy by failing to take the man’s belt before jailing him.


Man gets life for killing Missouri mom who made daughter fake illness

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. • A Wisconsin man has been sentenced to life in prison in the stabbing death of a Missouri woman who forced her daughter to use a wheelchair and to have unnecessary medical tests so she could collect gifts and charitable donations.


What You Need To Know About Missouri’s New Medical Marijuana Law

Missouri’s new medicinal marijuana law opens up treatment options for qualified patients suffering from disorders or pain that have not been successfully treated with traditional medication. While the law took effect December 6, there are still a number of procedures and regulatory issues that have


Missouri woman admits getting payments for long-dead mother

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — A 68-year-old Missouri woman has pleaded guilty to receiving disability payments intended for her mother, who died nearly 50 years ago. Federal prosecutors say Marsha Gail Coy, of St. Peters, received more than $230,000 in the scheme. She pleaded guilty Thursday to bank fr


Weather delayed molestation case to be reviewed in Cass County

CASS COUNTY, Mo. – A case review is scheduled today in Cass County for a Harrisonville man accused of molesting a runaway. Court documents accuse Miles Wray, 28, of statutory sodomy and child molestation, each in the second degree. A probable cause statement says the juvenile female ran away from ho


Missouri House passes bill to ignore mandatory sentencing laws

Mandatory sentencing: It provides clear directions for judges when they hand down punishment to convicted offenders. However, it has also been part of the reason for over-crowded prisons both in the Show-Me State and nationwide.


Number of Hate Groups in Missouri Rises

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- The number of hate groups in Missouri is growing. That's according to new numbers from the Southern Poverty Law Center. The nonprofit group found 24 hate groups in Missouri in 2018.


Missouri man charged with infecting woman with HIV, then offering to pay for her silence

A Missouri man was charged Wednesday for allegedly infecting an unsuspecting woman with HIV and then offering to pay her for her silence once police became involved. Marcus Price, 36, is facing two felony charges and the possibility of life in prison after authorities say he had unprotected sex with


Mother of teen Overland Park victim reacts to murder charges, urges parents to pay attention

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. -- A metro man faced a judge on Thursday, charged with the murder of an Overland Park teenager. A teenager is also charged in the case, and Johnson County prosecutors say they are responsible for shooting and killing Ben Workman in his Overland Park apartment in January.


After violent crime in OP, police tell neighborhood ‘know what your kids are doing’

Overland Park police led a town-hall style meeting Thursday night for residents in the area of 79th Street and Grant Avenue to address recent violent crime and an uptick of drug activity involving teens.


Man found in burning Missouri home had been reported missing

ST. LOUIS – Authorities say a man whose body was found last month in a burning St. Louis home had been missing since Christmas Eve. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that authorities identified the man Thursday as 26-year-old Chrishaun Hilliard. His body was found Jan. 17 in the back bedroom of th


Mother remains heartbroken as 2 are charged son's death

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. — Residents met with Overland Park, Kansas Police Chief Frank Donchez and officers at a meeting Thursday evening at Comanche Elementary to address the recent violent crime in the area of W 79th Street and Grant.


Cannabis conundrum: Missouri banks already turning away marijuana-related businesses

ST CHARLES, Mo. — You work hard for your money, and when you put it in the bank you expect it to stay there. But what if your bank shut down your account with little to no warning?


Missouri Conservation Commission approves crappie regulation change at Wappapello Lake

CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. — The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) Commission approved at their February meeting the proposed crappie regulation change at Wappapello Lake. As of March 1, the regulation will be a daily limit of thirty (30) crappie, but not more than fifteen fish can be greater than