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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

KCTV 5 - 2018-03-22 04:03:00

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

KANSAS CITY STAR - 2018-03-21 18:08:00

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."

FOX4KC.COM - 2018-03-21 21:01:21

One person critically injured in apparent drive-by shooting in Kansas City, police say

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Kansas City police say one person is in critical condition Wednesday after an apparent drive-by shooting. KC police said the shooting happened around 3:30 p.m. Wednesday in the 2200 block of Denver Avenue. One person was taken to the hospital with critical injuries. Police have no

FOX4KC.COM - 2018-03-21 21:07:53

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

KANSAS CITY STAR - 2018-03-22 03:38:00

Woman is shot on Denver Avenue in Kansas City; police investigate

Kansas City police are investigating an apparent drive-by shooting that left a woman in critical condition Wednesday afternoon near 23rd Street and Denver Avenue. Police responded to the scene on a residential street where a witness reported hearing about 15 gunshots about 2:45 p.m. A witness said

KANSAS CITY STAR - 2018-03-21 22:22:00

Measles outbreak has parents across Kansas City on edge - KCTV5

The number of measles cases in the area is up to at least ten, and this outbreak has parents across the metro on edge. (KCTV5) KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) - The number of measles cases in the area is up to at least ten, and this outbreak has parents across the metro on edge. Johnson County, KS has the m

KCTV 5 - 2018-03-21 23:56:00

New Census numbers show Kansas City holding ground, St. Louis metro lagging

Kansas City's rank among America's largest metropolitan areas remains steady, but our sister city across the state is slipping. New population estimates released Thursday by the U.S. Census Bureau indicate the St. Louis metro grew ever so slightly from mid-2016 to mid-2017. But that was not enough t

KANSAS CITY STAR - 2018-03-22 21:00:00

Police identify victim, investigate homicide after woman's body - KCTV5

Authorities have identified a woman who was found dead at a Kansas City park on Tuesday. The woman's body was found before 2 p.m. in a wooded area inside a park, located at 10th Street and Ewing Avenue. Police later identified the woman as Theresa Christman, 36, of Kansas City, MO. The case is bein

KCTV 5 - 2018-03-20 23:50:00

Measles in Kansas: 10 cases in Kansas City area

Ten cases of measles in Kansas have raised concerns about an outbreak, and Topekans who traveled to any of three counties where they have been reported should be aware of the signs and symptoms. The Kansas Department of Health and Environment said eight people with measles in Johnson County and one

TOPEKA CAPITAL-JOURNAL - 2018-03-22 00:44:52

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


FBI investigating after man robs Kansas City bank - KCTV5

The FBI is investigating a bank robbery in Kansas City, MO. The robbery happened Monday at Citizens Bank and Trust, located at 8405 N. Oak Trafficway. The suspect is described as a white male aged approximately 35 years old. He's about 6'4" and has a medium build. He was wearing black sunglasses


Shootings on both sides of the state line; no witnesses

Two shootings, one on each side of the state line, and both victims refuse to help police fun the gunman. Kansas City, Mo. -- Two shootings, one on both sides of the state line, and both victims refuse to help police fun the gunman. Police in Kansas City, Kansas were dispatched to 10th and Gilmore a


Kansas City Water Dept. workers clean illegal dumping site

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - City officials say a business is the likely culprit of an illegal dumping site at a city park. Last week, workers with the Kansas City, Mo. Water Department were called to a local park after receiving a tip that more than 24 5-gallon buckets of paint were dumped at the park. The c


Man found with gunshot wound in crash, homicide investigation underway

GLADSTONE, Mo. -- Police are investigating after a man with a gunshot wound died late Saturday morning. Officers were called to the 6500 block of N. Broadway just before 11:30 a.m. for a reported one-vehicle accident. When they arrived, they found the driver unresponsive and suffering from a gunsho


Police: Man grabs cash at Raytown store, rides away on motorcycl - KCTV5

Police in Raytown are searching for a man who they say robbed a store on Sunday and fled the scene on a motorcycle. It happened at about 11:58 a.m. at a store in the 9400 block of Missouri Route 350. When officers arrived, a witness told them that a white man described as being between 6-foot, 3-inc


What Is Kansas City Doing About Its Rising Homicide Rate?

The total number of homicides has been rising and falling for decades here in Kansas City, Missouri. Right now, we're in the midst of a scary climb. It's easy in times like these to ask, why? We always seem to start there. We want to change the conversation. To wrap up our series The Argument, we t


Number of abuse lawsuits against ex-VA worker Mark Wisner approaches 100

LEAVENWORTH, Kan. (AP) - The number of lawsuits accusing a former physician assistant at a Veteran's Administration hospital in Kansas of sexual abuse is approaching 100. The Wichita Eagle reports that Kansas City attorneys Dan Curry and Sarah Brown filed three more lawsuits last week on behalf of f


Police looking for suspect in Citizens Bank and Trust robbery in Kansas City

Kansas City police have released details on a suspect involved in a March 19 afternoon bank robbery. At 2:23 p.m. Kansas City police say they were alerted to a robbery at Citizens Bank and Trust at 8405 N. Oak Trafficway. Police say a suspect gave the bank teller a demand note and made a verbal dem


Smoke visible for miles as building burns in Kansas City

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Only a shell of a building remains after a large fire on 33rd and Brooklyn Saturday evening. Multiple crews were called to the area just before 7 p.m. First responders saw heavy smoke and flames upon their arrival, and called a working-fire response. According to firefighters a