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Kansas City Councilman Quinton Lucas arrested on suspicion of DUI

KANSAS CITY, Mo.— Kansas City Councilman and mayoral candidate Quinton Lucas was arrested in Lawrence, Kansas, on suspicion of driving under the influence, according to jail records.Lucas was booked into the Douglas County Jail on Friday. He was released on a $750 bond.The Douglas County Sheriff boo

KSHB.COM - 2018-10-19 15:47:22

Kansas City doctor gets prison time for $1.5M drug fraud

Verstraete's attorney, Christopher Angles, asked that Verstraete get only probation and home confinement, citing his history of compassionate patient care and charity work.

KOMU - 2018-10-19 12:51:00

Tree service worker dies after 60-foot fall, says KCK police

An employee of a tree service company died after falling from a tree Friday afternoon, according to Kansas City, Kan., police.

KANSAS CITY STAR - 2018-10-19 14:21:00

Streets to be closed Saturday during Kansas City Marathon

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KSHB.COM - 2018-10-19 20:33:14

Suspect presumed drowned after fleeing Kansas City police

KANSAS CITY, Mo. –Police say a suspect is presumed drowned after fleeing from police late Thursday night.Around 11 p.m. Thursday, officers spotted a suspect wanted for domestic assault and burglary near Eastwood Trafficway and Blue Parkway.Police initiated a traffic stop, but the suspect fled and le

KSHB.COM - 2018-10-19 16:19:07

One person critically injured in shooting near KCK gas station

A man has suffered critical injuries Friday night after a shooting in KCK, officials say. KANSAS CITY, Kan. - A man has suffered critical injuries Friday night after a shooting at a KCK gas station, officials say. Police said the shooting happened around 8 p.m. Friday at a Quick Stop gas station ne

FOX4KC.COM - 2018-10-20 01:50:41

‘You a Caramel N****r’: ‘Downtown Darlene’ Unleashes Wild Racist Rant on Kansas City Bar Scene (VIDEO)

Two videos of an unidentified white woman unleashing a wild racist rant in downtown Kansas City, Mo., is making waves on the internet.

LAWANDCRIME.COM - 2018-10-19 11:05:00

Kansas City Man Sentenced to Over 15 Years for Heroin Conspiracy

A 65-year old man from Kansas City, MO, was sentenced in federal court on Thursday for his role in a conspiracy to distribute heroin and for illegally possessing a firearm.TheU.S. Attorney's Officesays that Sidney A. Williams was sentenced to 15 years and eight months in federal prison without parol

KSIS RADIO - 2018-10-18 14:10:03

Inflatable Colon Stolen in Kansas City - WIBW News Now!

The University of Kansas Cancer Center is asking the public for help in recovering an inflatable colon used to teach about the dangers of colon cancer. The inflatable colon, valued at $4,000, was stolen from a pickup bed parked in Brookside.

WIBWNEWSNOW.COM - 2018-10-19 17:09:11

For 33 minutes, KC police made every black male a suspect in the Plaza shooting

Kansas City police did a commendable job containing a threat and making anarrestrelated to ashootingthis week on the Country Club Plaza.Themid-afternoon incidentcreated chaos in the city’s iconic shopping district. And while police acted quickly to keep the public safe, a tweet from the department’s

KANSAS CITY STAR - 2018-10-19 17:22:00

Man in wheelchair found dead in Brush Creek was 72-year-old KC resident: KCPD

Kansas City police have identified a 72-year-old man who was found dead Wednesday in a wheelchair in several feet of water in Brush Creek.Police identified the man as Clyde C. Betts of Kansas City.Police have not released the cause of death but said there was no evidence of foul play. Betts was foun

KANSAS CITY STAR - 2018-10-18 14:16:00

Kansas City police looking for missing woman who is non-verbal

Police said Edward, who also suffers from a seizure disorder, will most likely hide. She does not know English and only understands Swahili.


Kansas City’s Holiday Mart opens at Bartle Hall

It’s that time of year where you must start thinking about your Christmas list. And if you need ideas, today is the first day of Holiday Mart’s four-day event. KCTV5’s Jessica Reyes is live in Bartle Hall with a closer look at what you’ll see.

KCTV 5 - 2018-10-18 13:15:00

Living in certain parts of Kansas City could take 15 years off your life

Those zip codes are: 64126, 64127, 64128, 64129, 64130 and 64132, all on Kansas City's Eastside. In those zip codes, which are also high-crime areas, 94 percent of residents live below the Federal Poverty Level.


Kansas City to St. Louis in 28 minutes? Study says I-70 hyperloop could work

A study by Overland Park engineering company Black & Veatch has found that an ultra-fast hyperloop route along Interstate 70 — one that could transport people between Kansas City and St. Louis in 28 minutes — could be viable.Hyperloop, a form of surface transportation that carries passengers in pods


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

KCTV 5 - 2018-10-18 14:48:00

Kansas City family forced out of house after overnight fire

KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) -- A Kansas City family is taking a closer look at the damage left behind by an overnight house fire.Everyone was able to get out of the house at East 35th Street and Askew Avenue safely. But, the inside did get some fire and smoke damage.

KCTV 5 - 2018-10-18 13:35:00

Person in wheelchair dies in several feet of water in Brush Creek: Kansas City police

A person who was in a wheelchair was found dead in Brush Creek Wednesday after being seen in several feet of water, according to Kansas City police.Officers were called to the area of Emanuel Cleaver II and Brush Creek boulevards just before 3 p.m. The person was pronounced dead at the scene.The vic


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.