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Fourth lawsuit asks judge to stop collection of rising property taxes in Jackson County

Fourth lawsuit asks judge to stop collection of rising property taxes in Jackson County

A new legal challenge to the troubled Jackson County assessment asks a judge to stop collection above 2018 rate and declare the recent assessment unconstitutional. ... Continue Reading
Clemency backlog: Patty Prewitt’s family says she’s served long enough

Clemency backlog: Patty Prewitt’s family says she’s served long enough

She has spent decades behind bars waiting for mercy, but a backlog leaves her in limbo. Learn why Missouri’s lack of action is costing taxpayers money and costing one woman valuable time. ... Continue Reading
Family of cold case victim questions why KCPD has’t used new DNA technique

Family of cold case victim questions why KCPD has’t used new DNA technique

The family of murder victim Fawn Cox questions why it’s taking Kansas City police so long to figure out how to pay for advanced genetic testing as they’ve seen it used to help solve more than 90 cold cases across the nation. ... Continue Reading
Local Marine recently awarded with Purple Heart continues to fight for benefits

Local Marine recently awarded with Purple Heart continues to fight for benefits

He was injured in combat, recognized and awarded. But the longest battle for this soldier is happening at home. We sit down, again, with a veteran still fighting to get the help he desperately needs. ... Continue Reading
More assessment lawsuits coming

More assessment lawsuits coming

The ACLU is asking a judge to intervene in the Jackson County property tax mess, arguing the recent assessment violated fair housing laws. ... Continue Reading
Tax experts answer questions on Jackson Co. assessment

Tax experts answer questions on Jackson Co. assessment

Many homeowners still have concerns about their Jackson County tax assessments. Experts Stacy Johnson Cosby, Curtis Koons and Sherry DeJanes joined Angie Ricono to answer viewer questions in an assessment Q+A session Thursday night. ... Continue Reading
Star Boomer’s remains not found at investigation dig site

Star Boomer’s remains not found at investigation dig site

Hope has faded that a new tip will lead to the remains of Star Boomer, the Kansas City, Kansas, mother who has been missing for 20 years. ... Continue Reading
Authorities continue search of property believed to be tied to KCK cold case

Authorities continue search of property believed to be tied to KCK cold case

Police say they are making progress checking an old lot for answers in the disappearance of Star Boomer, a Kansas City, Kansas, mother who disappeared 20 years ago. ... Continue Reading
Missouri man fights for freedom

Missouri man fights for freedom

One Missouri man is spending Thanksgiving behind bars, and likely Christmas as well, despite the fact that a prosecutor says he is innocent. ... Continue Reading
Center School District threatens to sue over tax cap

Center School District threatens to sue over tax cap

The Center School district is stepping forward and saying a tax cap would be devastating and that they will sue ... Continue Reading