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Driver in triple fatal Lake of the Ozarks boat crash was intoxicated, tests show
The Overland Park man driving a boat that slammed into a bluff in May at Lake of the Ozarks was legally intoxicated at the time of the deadly crash.Toxicology and autopsy results released this week show that Daniel Lewis, 24, had a blood alcohol level of 0.088, which is just above the .08 legal limi
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
Ray County Prosecutor wants child abuser kept in jail - KMZU
RAY COUNTY, Mo. – The Ray County Prosecuting Attorney filed a motion Thursday, to revoke the bond of a Lawson man accused of multiple acts of child abuse.
6 Persistent Things To Do In Kansas City This Weekend
As if you’re not busy enough during the week, here comes your weekend to-do list. Think you’re too pooped to enjoy yourself?
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.
Deputies investigating after two people found dead inside Clay County home
GLENAIRE, Mo. - Deputies with the Clay County Sheriff's Department are investigating after two people were found dead inside of a home in the village of Glenaire. Around 6:20 Friday night, deputies responded to a call about two people not breathing in a home near Norton Avenue and Bonnie Lane. Two a
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
Suspect drowns in attempt to flee from police
KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) - A suspect drowned while seemingly attempting to flee from the authorities on Thursday. The incident happened at about 11 p.m. Officers had identified someone getting into a truck in the area of Eastwood Trafficway and Blue Parkway as a suspect wanted for felony domestic viol
One dead in crash involving tractor-trailer on I-435, police say
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — One person died in a crash involving a tractor-trailer on Interstate 435 Thursday, Kansas City police said.
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.
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
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
Movie theater with laser projectors to open in Delaware
A city of nearly 11,000 in the middle of Delaware will once again have a movie theater, after an absence of a few decades.
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.
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.
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
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
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.
Appeals court orders new trial for child molestation suspect
The appeals court on Tuesday reversed the jury's decision, writing that the trial court allowed improper testimony about the reliability of the alleged victim as a witness. No date has been set for a retrial, according to online court records.