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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
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.
Illegal dumper turns self in, cleans up mess
UPDATE, 10/17 |The man sought by investigators has turned himself in, city officials said Wednesday morning.
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.
Kansas City Zoo elephant first to be diagnosed with disease common to humans
KANSAS CITY, Mo. —The Kansas City Zoo has many animals, but there is one that was just diagnosed with a disease usually humans get.
Johnson Co. deputy describes being kidnapped, raped
OLATHE, Kan. -- A Johnson County sheriff's deputy told a judge Wednesday how an Independence, Mo., man kidnapped and raped her.
Joe’s Kansas City Bar-B-Que open this Sunday
Joe’s hasn’t announced a reason for the rare Sunday opening, but don’t expect it to become the norm. According to its Facebook page, they may not be open on a Sunday again for quite some time.
A hearing for drug trafficking will take place in Lafayette County today - KMZU
A setting preliminary hearing isexpected to be scheduled at 9:30 a.m. for Jennifer R. Copeland, 44, of Lexington. Copeland was arrested on August 20, 2018 for felony counts of trafficking drugs in the first degree, two counts of delivery of a controlled substance and unlawful possession drug paraphe
Illegal dumping caught on camera in Kansas City Northland
Kansas City, MO - Another illegal dumper has been caught on camera, this time in Kansas City's Northland.
Livingston County woman charged with multiple felonies after fleeing police - KMZU
Upon investigation of her vehicle, police allegedly found methamphetamine, marijuana, and other drug paraphernalia. Police also found that her vehicle had been reported stolen and that she had two outstanding warrants in Kansas City and Livingston County.
1 in custody after report of shots fired on Country Club Plaza
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Several streets were closed in the Country Club Plaza area after a report of shots fired.One person was in custody. Police were continuing to search for additional suspects.It was not immediately clear if anyone was struck. A witness told 41 Actions News that he saw an alleged sho
Kansas City ranks fifth among U.S. cities in murder per capita
KANSAS CITY, Mo.— Kansas City has the fifth-highest murder rate in the nation based on figures for major U.S. cities in 2017, which wasrecently released by the FBI.
Four teens injured after car slams into Kansas City home, catches fire
KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) -- Four teens were injured Tuesday morning after a car slammed into a house and caught fire.Firefighters were called about 8:15 a.m. near Smart and Jackson avenues. When crews arrived on the scene, they found the victims trapped inside the vehicle while it was on fire.A neighb
Missouri’s new license plate design to celebrate 200th birthday
ST. LOUIS, MO — The state of Missouri is issuing a new license plate design to celebrate its bicentennial in 2021. The new plates will be available starting on October 15, 2018. It will be issued to drivers beginning in 2019.
Three Kmart stores in Kansas City area to close
KANSAS CITY, Mo.— Sears Holdings Corporation announced on Monday that 142 Sears and Kmart stores around the county will close their doors over the next few months, including a few here in the metro.
3 arrested following police pursuit that ends in Independence
INDEPENDENCE, MO (KCTV) -- Three people are in custody following a police pursuit that began in Kansas City and concluded in Independence.The pursuit concluded at Interstate 435 and 23rd Street, Independence police said.
OnStar alerts KCPD of rollover crash along 71-Highway, responding officers find one person dead
Deadly crashKANSAS CITY, Mo. — Kansas City police are investigating a deadly crash that happened early Monday.The crash happened along southbound 71-Highway near 75th street at 3:26 a.m.Kansas City police say OnStar alerted them of the crash.Responding officers found one person who had been ejected
Reward increased for information in case of utility worker killed on the job
Porter was shot and killed while on the job at 9th and Brooklyn. Porter worked for InfraSource, a subcontractor for Spire Energy, and was in the area on April 24 to work on a gas line.
Case filed after cocaine arrest in Carrollton - KMZU
A probable cause statement by Carrollton Police says Gabriel Cox, 20, was stopped in the area of East Benton and Main Streets in Carrollton October 12. He was arrested after the seizure of over 54 grams of cocaine were seized from his vehicle during a consented search. Cox admitted to officers that
Liberty couple fuming over landscaper who took $5,000 deposit but never started project
LIBERTY, Mo. -– Flowers, lights, stonework: Those were decorative elements that Tom and Susan Guiffre were hoping to add to the front of their home. They thought they’d hired the perfect man for the job.