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Kearney man charged with sexually abusing, taking nude video of child in Independence
A 49-year-old Kearney man has been charged with sexually abusing, and taking nude photos of, a young boy. Robert D. Kenagy is charged in Jackson County Circuit Court with two counts of sodomy of a child younger than 12 and three counts of invasion of privacy.
Person found fatally shot inside Independence home on South Sterling Avenue
Police responding to reports of a shooting found a person dead inside an Independence home late Wednesday. Officers warned neighbors that persons involved in the shooting might still be in the immediate neighborhood.
Police search murder suspect after man shot, killed in Independence neighborhood
INDEPENDENCE, MO (KCTV) -- Police are searching for a murder suspect. Officers were called about 11:40 p.m. Wednesday to a shooting call in the 2500 block of South Sterling Avenue.
Missouri lawmakers consider ending mandatory vehicle inspections
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (KMOV.com) – A proposal currently moving through the Missouri legislature would do away with mandatory vehicle inspections. Currently, state law requires mechanical inspections every other year once the vehicle is five years old. The sponsor of the bill wants to get rid of the in
Several people detained in connection with Independence homicide
INDEPENDENCE, MO — Independence Police are investigating the city's latest homicide. Just before 11:45 pm Wednesday, police were called to the 2500 block of South Sterling Avenue.
One man killed, another critically injured after shooting at KC apartment complex
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — One man has died and another is seriously injured Thursday night after a shooting in Kansas City. The shooting happened around 6:15 p.m. at Harvard Court Apartments near Sterling Avenue and 40 Highway.
Meth Town Suffers Murder Overnight
INDEPENDENCE, Mo. - Independence police are investigating the city's latest homicide. A police spokesperson said just before 11:45 p.m. Wednesday, dispatchers sent officers to the 2500 block of South Sterling Avenue to investigate reports of an aggravated assault and shooting. The spokesperson said
1 dead, 1 injured in double shooting on Kansas City's east side
KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) – The Kansas City Police Department is investigating a double shooting that happened on Thursday evening. The shooting happened in the 4000 block of Harvard at the Harvard Court Apartments, which is near 40 Highway and S. Sterling Avenue.
KANSAS CITY STREETS WERE GARBAGE THIS MORNING AND MAYOR SLY SILENT ON HIS EPIC LEGACY OF STREET FAIL!!!
Sorry, I know that snow news is overdone on local legacy media but almost nobody is willing to place blame for the streets of this town looking worse than one of those Eastern-Euro-trash "Kreplachistan" countries.
Blue Springs woman struggling to find who’s responsible for fixing massive pothole
BLUE SPRINGS, Mo. -- It's been a rough winter on metro roads and some drivers are paying the price. But when it comes to repaving the payment and replacing tires, who's responsible?
Justice For Independence Officer Wagstaff
A real life reminder the even tragic mishaps during the commission of a crime can result in horrific consequences . . . "During the officers’ ensuing gunfire, Wagstaff got hit in the forehead by a friendly-fire bullet – a freak ricochet. Incredibly, he survived after life-saving surgery and returned
Snow days affect AP students at Center High School
KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) -- Today, students returned to Center High School for the first time since the previous Thursday. That was a whole week of missed classes. Friday was a snow day. Monday was Presidents’ Day. School was already cancelled for Tuesday. Then, Wednesday was another snow day.
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
DISGRACE!!! POLAR BEAR 'BAM BAM' DIES IN CRUEL KANSAS CITY ZOO CAPTIVITY!!! ACTIVIST SEYZ SHE WAS MURDERED!!!
Post sent to TKC by animal lover ally . . . Avenge Bam Bam And Shut Down The Inhumane Kansas City Zoo. The horrific torture of animals has resulted in yet another fatality at Kansas City's taxpayer subsidized slaughterhouse.
First Ever Missouri Earthquake Summit in Sikeston
SIKESTON, Mo. - The State-Emergency Management Agency hosted it's first ever Missouri Earthquake Summit in Sikeston to discuss the risks presented by the New Madrid Seismic Zone, earthquake response planning and capabilities, and how to strengthen community preparedness.
Kansas City 18-year-old accused of shooting woman after she made a sarcastic comment
A sarcastic comment about paying rent apparently led to an angry teen fatally shooting a roommate earlier this week, according to charging documents released by the Jackson County Prosecutor’s Office.
Independence mayor, city council postpones adopting new travel policy
INDEPENDENCE, Mo. — Independence city council members moved to postpone proposed changes to the city's travel policy Tuesday. In September, 41 Action News investigative reporter Jessica McMaster discovered city councilman Tom Van Camp spent thousands of dollars on trips he refused to explain.
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.
KCPD officer who drove police van in wreck that killed teen is back at work
The Kansas City police officer who drove a department van in a traffic wreck that killed a teenager last fall has returned to work while prosecutors review an investigation of the crash.
Kansas man arrested after alleged DUI crash in NW Missouri
DAVIESS COUNTY, MO — A Kansas man was arrested following a two vehicle crash just after 6:30p.m. Wednesday in Daviess County. The Missouri State Highway Patrol reported a 2011 Chevy Silverado driven by Edgar D. Jamie, 32, McPherson, was northbound on Interstate 35 four miles north of Winston.