New information in 1988 KC explosion which killed 6 KC Firefighters, security guards named

KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) — There is new information in a construction site fire which ultimately killed 6 Kansas City Firefighters back in 1988. Two security guards who worked at the construction site are named in a 2011 DOJ report. The government document previously blacked out names, paragraphs, and even full pages from public view. […]


Lee’s Summit Municipal Court to go virtual Wednesday, Thursday

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Lee’s Summit Municipal Court will hold dockets virtually on Wednesday and Thursday due to inclement weather. “Due to impending weather, the Lee’s Summit Municipal Division 243/263 will be closed to the public and handling all court business virtually Feb. 2 and Feb. 3. All Feb. 3 municipal court hearings, including domestic […]

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Man accused of threatening Jackson County judge

JACKSON COUNTY, MO (KCTV) — An Independence man is accused of threatening a Jackson County judge. Bryon G. Postlethwait, 36, has been charged with a Class D felony charge of tampering with a judicial officer. Court records state witnesses told police the defendant told his family he intended to kill a judge before he killed […]

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Missouri State Highway Patrol discovers 88 pounds of meth during I-70 traffic stop

SALINE COUNTY, Mo. — The Missouri State Highway Patrol said it recovered 88 pounds of methamphetamine during a traffic stop in Saline County, Missouri. The MSHP said a trooper stopped a vehicle for a traffic violation on Interstate 70 at mile marker 79 in Saline County. “Probable cause search of the vehicle revealed approximately 88 […]

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Latest DUI Cases

According to court records, Parkville, Missouri, Mayor Nanette Johnston has pleaded guilty to driving while intoxicated. According to the Platte County Sheriff’s Office, Johnston was arrested early on Sept. 26 for driving while intoxicated. Court records indicate that Johnston entered a written guilty plea and it will be formally accepted at a hearing on March 10. […]

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INDEPENDENCE, MO (KCTV) -- A man has been charged after a shooting in an Independence motel room led to another man's death. According to court documents, Steven T. Decker has been charged with second-degree murder, robbery and armed criminal action. At about 4:20 a.m. on Monday, police were called to a room at Executive Inn [...]
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