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Judge dismisses charges over boy's death on waterslide

KANSAS CITY, Kan. — A judge dismissed criminal charges Friday against a Kansas water park owner and the designer of a 17-story slide on which a 10-year-old boy was decapitated in 2016.


KC police investigate shooting at 40th and Tracy

KANSAS, CITY, MO (KCTV) – Kansas City, Missouri police are investigating after someone was shot. One person has serious injuries after a shooting on Saturday afternoon at 3:25 at 40th and Tracy.


Judge sets $1 million bond for R. Kelly

An Illinois judge set a $1 million bond for R. Kelly on Saturday, a day after he was charged with 10 counts of aggravated sexual abuse. The R&B singer turned himself in to Chicago police late Friday.


Clay County Lawmakers Propose Giving Voters The Right To Recall Commissioners

Some residents of Clay County, Missouri, are so frustrated by what they say is a lack of transparency in county government that they've asked for a state audit of the Clay County Commission. Now, two Clay County legislators have introduced bills that would give Missouri voters the right to remove co


50-year-old man taken to hospital after shooting in Liberty, Missouri

LIBERTY, Mo. — Liberty, Missouri police are investigating a shooting that happened Wednesday. The shooting happened around 1:30 p.m. along Kings Highway near where it intersects with North Stewart Road.


Medical Marijuana Hopefuls Have Already Earned Missouri $3 Million

Missouri’s health department has already fielded more than 400 pre-applications from potential marijuana growers and sellers. The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services, which will administer the state’s medical marijuana program, won’t begin accepting formal applications for dispensaries


Suburban Conference girls basketball: Townsend, Trojans topple Jaguars

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Kennedy Townsend, playing in an unfamiliar role, helped her Park Hill Trojans to a Suburban Conference 48-44 victory over Blue Springs South on Thursday, Feb. 14 at Park Hill High School.


Police: KCK homicide victim targeted leaving work

KANSAS CITY, Kan. — Police say the victim of an overnight homicide was likely familiar with his killer. Kansas City, Kansas Police Chief Terry Ziegler said Saturday morning that the victim was shot in the Fairfax District near Kindleburger Road and Fairfax Trafficway. The victim was reported with cr


Missouri lawmakers looking to eliminate vehicle inspection requirement

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A Missouri lawmaker has introduced a bill that would eliminate inspections for commercial vehicles. Representative J. Eggleston stated after researching this issue, he found that the checks don't necessarily keep the roads more safe.


Crime Scene Kansas City Friday Night

WICHITA - Already sentenced to prison for his role in a bomb plot, Patrick Stein, 50, of Wright, pleaded guilty Friday and was sentenced to an additional 44 months in federal prison for possession of child pornography, according to a news release from U.S. Attorney Stephen McAllister.


Out & About in Liberty, Feb. 22 to Feb. 28, 2019

At noon, learn which foods lower bad cholesterol and raise the good counts to improve heart health at the Liberty Hy-Vee store, 109 Blue Jay Dr. Call 792-3210 to register for this free noon tour.Starting at 6 p.m., Hollywood screenwriter Nichole Millard will discuss her show, “Guilt,” at Woodneath L


Giraffe dies in tragic accident at Kansas City Zoo

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The Kansas City Zoo announced Friday that, for the second time this week, a beloved animal has died. Hamisi, one of the zoo's adult giraffes, died Wednesday morning due to a tragic accident, according to the zoo's Facebook page.


Highway Patrol injury accident, arrests

A Kansas man was injured in an accident on Interstate 635 in Platte County on Sunday, Feb. 17. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, Gabriel N. Robertson, 50, of Kansas City, Kan., was driving southbound in his 2010 Chevrolet Equinox on Interstate 635.


Kansas City man convicted in 2017 stabbing death

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A 45-year-old man has been convicted in the stabbing death of another man in Kansas City. Donnell Allen, of Kansas City, was found guilty Friday of second-degree murder, armed criminal action and illegal possession of a firearm.


Utility-backed push to steer Missouri coal ash oversight away from EPA raises alarm among citizen, watchdog groups

After decades of filling leak-prone storage ponds along major rivers with it, coal-burning utilities like Ameren are in the midst of changing how they dispose of coal ash — a byproduct of coal combustion laced with harmful chemicals including arsenic, mercury and lead. The St. Louis-based utility, f


Police: Man shot in Kansas City, Kansas, dies

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Police say a man has been shot to death in in Kansas City, Kansas. Police say in a news release that the shooting happened shortly after 1:30 a.m. Saturday, when officers responding to the shooting found a man in the 200 block of Kindleberger Road. Police say the man had bee


Family upset they weren't notified when murder suspect posted bond

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A family in central Missouri is frustrated after not being told by authorities or the courts that the person accused of killing their loved one was out on bond.


One dead following shooting overnight in KCK

KANSAS CITY, KS. (KCTV) --- One person has died following a shooting overnight Saturday morning in KCK. The shooting happened at 2nd Street and Kindelburger at around 1 a.m. on Saturday.


Missouri Cannabis Industry Association holds business seminar

ST. CHARLES, Mo. - - The Missouri Cannabis Industry Association is holding its first business seminar of 2019 since Amendment 2 was passed. Dr. Randall Williams, the director of the Department of Health and Senior Services, will be one of the speakers at the event.


Kansas City Pepsi plant to close

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — It’s the end of a generation for one Kansas City Pepsi plant. PepsiCo officials confirmed Friday they are closing the plant, located in east Kansas City near 63rd Street and Hardesty Avenue.