FBI

December 07, 2017 - 5:07 pm
A new report from the Kansas City Star shows former Jackson County Executive Mike Sanders is under investigation by the FBI. The article claims Sanders paid a disabled friend using campaign funds in an illegal kickback scheme . Former Jackson County exec Sanders used disabled friend to run illegal...
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Michael Ronnebaum
October 19, 2017 - 4:28 am
Federal agents say they caught 120 offenders and saved 84 minors in a nationwide human trafficking investigation. Agents in Kansas City say they recovered three juveniles and arrested 10 traffickers. Operation Cross Country was a four-day program that looked to catch traffickers and recover their...
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Michael Ronnebaum
July 25, 2017 - 6:50 am
Kansas CIty, MO - The discovery last weekend of a sweltering, hot semi trailer full of dead and dying immigrants outside a San Antonio Walmart store sheds fresh light on the problem of human smuggling and trafficking in the United States. The International Labor Organization estimates that...
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July 20, 2017 - 5:50 am
The FBI has seized patient records from an Overland Park pain doctor in connection with a federal case involving an opiate manufacturer. Dr. Steven Simon has ties to Insys Therapeutics, which makes a spray form of fentanyl, a strong narcotic. The drug is administered in the nose or by mouth. The...
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KMBC Channel 9 News
Marc LaVoie
June 26, 2017 - 9:21 am
For the second time in 17 months federal officials took part in a raid of the Jackson County Jail. Close to 200 officers dressed in tactical gear took part in the operation early Monday. "This was led by FBI, but supported by our sheriff's department, KCPD and the Department of Corrections, so it...
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June 07, 2017 - 11:45 am
KMBZ is airing James Comey's appearance before the US Senate Intelligence Committee Thursday morning on multiple platforms. The appearance of Comey at this public hearing is highlighy anticipated as Comey was fired as the head of the FBI by President Trump amid the Bureau's investigation into...
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FBI
May 13, 2017 - 1:20 pm
This morning at approximately 9:25 police in Independence got a call about a robbery at a UMB bank at 13813 E. 39th st. The following is a statement from the FBI Suspects described as two black males wearing dark hooded sweatshirts. One suspect's face was covered in a red bandana, the other suspect...
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Michael Ronnebaum
April 01, 2017 - 1:25 pm
Police in Liberty are reporting a robbery at the Bank of the West. Authorities say the crime occurred at 10:41 am at the banks location at the Liberty Corners Shopping Center. Suspect has been described as a 5'7 white male, 55 - 60 years old, weights 145 pounds. The suspect was last seen wearing a...
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Michael Ronnebaum
March 25, 2017 - 11:32 am
The FBI is asking you to keep an eye out for a wanted attempted murder suspect who could be in Kansas City. 26 year old Frank Junior Sanches is wanted out of Jefferson County Colorado for his alleged involvement in a shooting. Sanchez is 5'10", weighs around 200 pounds, has black hair, brown eyes,...
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