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Wyandotte County Sheriff's Office
Marc LaVoie
May 09, 2018 - 12:17 pm
Kansas City, KS - The Wyandotte County prosecutor has charged a man for allegedly stabbing a dog to death. John Caffrey of KCK is charged with felony cruelty to animals-malicious torture or killing. A woman in the neighborhood said she saw Caffrey walk into a wooded area near his home with the dog...
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May 09, 2018 - 7:15 am
A Kansas City, Kansas Police officer is charged with a sex crime, the Wyandotte County District Attorney's Office announced on Tuesday. "Steven Rios was charged on May 7, 2018 with one count of sexual battery," said Mark Dupree, District Attorney. Rios faces a possible six months in jail, a $1,000...
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Marc LaVoie
May 04, 2018 - 7:28 am
The armed man who died in a confrontation Wednesday with Kansas City, Kansas Police officers had a history of run-ins with law enforcement. The Kansas City Star reports Manuel Palacio, 27, won $300,000 in an excessive force lawsuit against the police in Kansas City, Missouri. Palacio sued over a...
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May 01, 2018 - 4:17 pm
Kansas City, KS - An Amazon fullfillment center has been open in KCK since August, but today was the official grand opening. The company gave Kansas Governor Jeff Colyer and a group of local and state dignitaries a behind-the-scenes look at the Amazon facility and the only one equipped with...
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KMBC Channel 9 News
Bill Grady
April 20, 2018 - 5:46 am
Wyandotte County prosecutors have filed sex crime charges against a school resource officer who worked in the Kansas City, Kansas School District. Michael English, 57, was booked into jail on suspicion of three felony counts of aggravated indecent liberties with a child. His bond was set at $100,...
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April 11, 2018 - 3:33 pm
Kansas City, MO - A lender is warning investors that criminal indictments stemming from the decapitation of a 10-year-old boy on a slide at a Kansas water park could hurt owner Schlitterbahn's chances of repaying a $174.3 million loan balance. The Kansas City Star reports that EPR Properties issued...
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March 23, 2018 - 2:25 pm
Kansas City, KS - A former Schlitterbahn executive is facing a manslaughter charge in connection with the death of a child at a Kansas City, Kansas waterpark. Tyler Miles was booked in the Wyandotte County Jail Friday morning just before 10 a.m. and charged with involuntary manslaughter in...
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University of Kansas Health System
March 22, 2018 - 4:10 am
KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) - The University of Kansas Health System plans to open a mental and behavioral health center in downtown Kansas City, Kansas. The health system said in a news release Wednesday that it acquired the former Environmental Protection Agency building, which has been empty for five...
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March 19, 2018 - 6:35 am
The Wyandotte County district attorney's office has convened a grand jury to consider possible criminal charges in the fatal accident at Schlitterbahn in August 2016, that killed a 10-year-old boy and injured two women. The 17-story Verruckt water slide still stands, despite the company's desire to...
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Jim Cunningham
March 19, 2018 - 6:18 am
The Kansas City Board of Public Utilities is inviting KCK residents to learn more about a new solar energy program. BPU is hosting a free seminar Monday to share information on their new Community Solar Farm Program. The board will explain how solar energy works and share the benefits of community...
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