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At least 1 killed in crash on I-435 in the Northland
KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) -- At least one person was killed in a car accident on Thursday evening. The call about the crash came in at about 6 p.m. It happened on I-435 northbound, past 108th Street. A semi-truck was involved. As of 6:20 p.m., the northbound lanes of the highway were closed.
Case continued against Richmond accused of child sex offenses - KMZU
RAY COUNTY, Mo. — A man charged with multiple counts of sexual misconduct with a child waived his preliminary hearing Wednesday in Ray County.Jerry McGinnis (VINELink)55-year-old Jerry Michael McGinnis, of Richmond continued his plea of not guilty and waived a hearing on three felony counts of sexua
Group of males drives by, throws lit firework at girl, Independence police say
KANSAS CITY, Mo. --A juvenile girl was injured recently when three or four young men threw a lit firework at her, according to officials.
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Jury reaches 'not guilty' verdict in trial of Schlitterbahn workers following waterslide death
KANSAS CITY, KS (AP/KCTV) - UPDATE: On Thursday, a jury reached a verdict in this case. The jury found both Schlitterbahn maintenance workers not guilty on charges of interfering with law enforcement. All previous coverage is below. Testimony has concluded in the trial of two maintenance workers at
One dead after wheelchair falls into Brush Creek, police say
KANSAS CITY, Mo.— One person died Wednesday after their motorized wheelchair went into Brush Creek, Kansas City police said.The accident happened shortly before 3 p.m. at Cleaver II and Benton boulevards. A person in a wheelchair was reported to be in the creek "in several feet of water," police spo
Pettis County Accident Injures Two Sedalia Residents
Two Sedalia teenagers were injured just before 1 a.m. on October 18 in an accident on Kemp Rd. at Lower Ln. According to theMissouri State Highway Patrol, 18-year-old Dalton Taylor was driving a 2005 Ford Mustang that ran off the roadway and struck a tree after he failed to negotiate a curve. Taylor
Warrensburg man hits deer, crashes vehicle in Johnson County - KMZU
Smith, who was wearing a safety device, received minor injuries, for which he was treated at Western Missouri Medical Center.
A child sex abuse in on the docket in Pettis County Thursday - KMZU
Court documents indicate that Eric W Fields, 46, of Sedalia was charged in July of this year, for incidents alleged to have began in April of 2012 and continued into 2014. After the victim came forward about the sexual abuse, Fields was charged with five counts of attempted statutory sodomy in the f
Appeals court vacates convictions in death of three month old child - KMZU
CLAY COUNTY, Mo. – The first hearing takes place in Clay County this morning, in a Ray County child death case overturned by the Missouri Court ofAppeals.
Orrick resident charged with assault after stabbing threat Monday - KMZU
RAY COUNTY, Mo. — Bond is set at $100,000 for a Richmond man accused of threatening to stab a victim with a knife in Orrick on Monday.
A traffic stop led to drug charges in Richmond. - KMZU
Around 1:16 a.m., an officer stoppedJeffrey Wayne Johnson, 47, of Henrietta in the 400 block of East Main Street. Johnson was taken into custody for alleged felony possession of methamphetamine, felony unlawful use of a weapon and misdemeanor possession of drug paraphernalia. Further investigation l
A hearing for drug trafficking will take place in Lafayette County today - KMZU
A setting preliminary hearing isexpected to be scheduled at 9:30 a.m. for Jennifer R. Copeland, 44, of Lexington. Copeland was arrested on August 20, 2018 for felony counts of trafficking drugs in the first degree, two counts of delivery of a controlled substance and unlawful possession drug paraphe
Kansas City Zoo elephant first to be diagnosed with disease common to humans
KANSAS CITY, Mo. —The Kansas City Zoo has many animals, but there is one that was just diagnosed with a disease usually humans get.
1 in custody after report of shots fired on Country Club Plaza
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Several streets were closed in the Country Club Plaza area after a report of shots fired.One person was in custody. Police were continuing to search for additional suspects.It was not immediately clear if anyone was struck. A witness told 41 Actions News that he saw an alleged sho
Parts of Concordia under boil advisory - KMZU
CONCORDIA, Mo. — A media release from the Concordia Public Water Supply District #2 states that a boil order is in effect for citizens living along Highway PP, Panther Creek Road, Brinkman Road, Goose Creek Road, and Dunksburg Road.
Missouri’s new license plate design to celebrate 200th birthday
ST. LOUIS, MO — The state of Missouri is issuing a new license plate design to celebrate its bicentennial in 2021. The new plates will be available starting on October 15, 2018. It will be issued to drivers beginning in 2019.
Four teens injured after car slams into Kansas City home, catches fire
KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) -- Four teens were injured Tuesday morning after a car slammed into a house and caught fire.Firefighters were called about 8:15 a.m. near Smart and Jackson avenues. When crews arrived on the scene, they found the victims trapped inside the vehicle while it was on fire.A neighb
Three Kmart stores in Kansas City area to close
KANSAS CITY, Mo.— Sears Holdings Corporation announced on Monday that 142 Sears and Kmart stores around the county will close their doors over the next few months, including a few here in the metro.
3 arrested following police pursuit that ends in Independence
INDEPENDENCE, MO (KCTV) -- Three people are in custody following a police pursuit that began in Kansas City and concluded in Independence.The pursuit concluded at Interstate 435 and 23rd Street, Independence police said.