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Bingham–Waggoner Estate volunteer attacked & carjacked

INDEPENDENCE, MO (KCTV) – Police are asking for the public’s assistance in identifying a stabbing and carjacking suspect that occurred on Monday evening. Officers are investigating a stabbing and carjacking at the Bingham–Waggoner Estate, located at 313 W. Pacific Avenue in Independence that happened around 5:48 p.m. A City of Independence Parks, Recreation and Tourism… ... Continue Reading

President Trump’s tweet says ICE will begin removing millions of illegal aliens next week

FAIRWAY, KS (KCTV) – President Trump has said that starting next week, ICE will begin removing millions of illegal aliens. President Trump posted a tweet on Monday saying in part, “next week ICE will begin the process of removing the millions of illegal aliens who have illicitly found their way into the United States. They… ... Continue Reading
Question One limits tax incentives for developers

Question One limits tax incentives for developers

KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) -- Voters will also weigh in on Question One, which proposes a cap on tax incentives. Question One is leading to strong feelings on both sides. One group is pushing <a href="https://www.kc-tifwatch.org/" target="_blank">for</a> a cap on tax incentives and another group is urging people to vote <a href="http://committeeforkcjobs.com/" target="_blank">no</a> on the… ... Continue Reading
Friends gather to honor to pair killed in Miami County crash

Friends gather to honor to pair killed in Miami County crash

Friends gathered in Miami County Monday to remember 17-year-old Jocelyn Razo and 22-year-old Brandon Guilfoyce-Pace after the two were killed in a crash on Saturday. ... Continue Reading

MO AG sues Garden City for dismantling police force

GARDEN CITY, Mo. (AP/KCTV) — Attorney General Eric Schmitt has sued a western Missouri town whose elected leaders held a closed-door vote to dismantle the police force. Schmitt said Monday that the Garden City Board of Alderman's November 2018 vote to lay off seven officers was a violation of Missouri's Sunshine Law. He said in… ... Continue Reading

One dead after vehicle drives into Shawnee home

SHAWNEE, KS (KCTV) – One person is dead following a crash where a pickup drove into a Shawnee home Monday afternoon. The crash happened around 4:20 p.m. in the 5500 block of Meadowsweet Lane. Crews responding to the scene said it was unsure at this time if the fatality involved someone in the vehicle or… ... Continue Reading

Mayoral candidates spend final hours before election connecting with KC community

KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) -- Both Jolie Justus and Quinton Lucas are using the last final hours of the Kansas City mayoral election to connect with the community. They’re out talking to people in the city, knocking on doors and hosting rallies to get voters excited heading into election day. Residents have seen the candidates… ... Continue Reading

HeroFundUSA supports injured Trenton officer

FAIRWAY, KS (KCTV) -- KCTV5 News is hearing positive details about the Trenton, Missouri police officer who was shot while transporting a prisoner. Another Trenton officer posted in a <a href="https://www.facebook.com/groups/2072898836152250/" target="_blank">Facebook support page</a> for the injured officer, Jasmine Diab, saying just this morning she was able to sit in a chair and was no… ... Continue Reading

Bus riders concerned after video shows bus stop deadly crash at 67th and Troost

KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) -- KCATA, which manages Kansas City’s buses, said it will rebuild the bus stop, but it doesn’t’ anticipate security changes, believing this to be an accident. 59-year-old Mark Hovey was sitting, waiting on a bus at 67th and Troost around 11:30 p.m. last Tuesday, when a Chevy Impala sped over the… ... Continue Reading
Doctors remove 10-inch knife that impaled Kansas boy’s face

Doctors remove 10-inch knife that impaled Kansas boy’s face

KANSAS CITY, KS (AP) -- Doctors removed a 10-inch knife that impaled a Kansas boy’s face when he fell while playing. Eli Gregg’s harrowing experience began late Thursday evening when he was playing outside his home in Redfield, about 10 miles from Fort Scott in southeast Kansas. His mother, Jimmy Russell, says she heard her… ... Continue Reading

Raytown police ID teen killed in weekend shooting

RAYTOWN, MO (KCTV) – Police in Raytown have now identified the victim of a weekend shooting at a park as a 17-year-old young woman from Kansas City. According to the Raytown Police Department, officers were called to the 5800 block of Lane Avenue near Sarah Colman-Livengood Park just after 12 a.m. Saturday on reports of… ... Continue Reading

Topeka police apologize for Father's Day tweet

TOPEKA, KS (AP) -- Topeka police is apologizing for a Father's Day tweet that encouraged people to turn in fathers who have outstanding warrants. A screenshot of the tweet sent Sunday shows it says, in part, "Want to give him a Father's Day he'll never forget? Call TPD and we'll help your family make a… ... Continue Reading

2 of 5 Kansas Citians hurt as boat explodes still hospitalized

COLUMBIA, MO (AP) -- Two of five people from Kansas City remain hospitalized after their boat exploded on the Lake of the Ozarks. The 25-foot Chris Craft boat exploded and caught on fire Saturday afternoon at the Millstone Marina &amp; RV resort. Troopers responded to a boat explosion/flash fire on <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/LakeOfTheOzarks?src=hash&amp;ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">#LakeOfTheOzarks</a>. 5 people were… ... Continue Reading

Royals Sluggerrr inducted into Mascot Hall of Fame

WHITING, IN (KCTV) -- One of the newest Hall of Famers in Kansas City isn’t a player at all, but Royals’ mascot Sluggerrr. Sluggerrr and three other mascots were added to the Mascot Hall of Fame in Whiting, Indiana, on Sunday. Status Update: Hall of Famer <a href="https://t.co/1uoZIomRWX">pic.twitter.com/1uoZIomRWX</a>&mdash; Sluggerrr (@Sluggerrr) <a href="https://twitter.com/Sluggerrr/status/1140321194958307328?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">June 16, 2019</a> The… ... Continue Reading

Kansas National Guard salutes LGBT service members during Pride Month

TOPEKA, KS (KCTV) -- The Kansas National Guard on Monday rendered a salute to the service of LGBT service members. In a Facebook post the National Guard released a statement saying: During the month of June the Department of Defense recognizes lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender Service Members and civilians for their dedicated service to… ... Continue Reading

Investigator hired by St. Louis Circuit Attorney in Greitens case facing indictment

ST. LOUIS (KMOV.com) -- An investigator hired by the St. Louis Circuit Attorney to work the criminal cases against former Missouri Governor Eric Greitens last year has been charged with crimes stemming from that investigation. KMOV learned that William Don Tisaby has been charged, though the exact nature of the charges is unclear at this… ... Continue Reading

Endless supply of freezer pops to help kids at The University of Kansas Health System

KANSAS CITY, KS (KCTV) -– Through the “Take a Pop, Share a Smile” program, children battling cancer and other illnesses at The University of Kansas Health System will soon be able to access an endless supply of freezer pops. In a partnership between Hy-Vee, The Jel Sert Company and the American Childhood Cancer Organization, the… ... Continue Reading

Witness says man who helped Trenton officer following shooting was armed

TRENTON, MO (KCTV) -- We have new information about the Trenton Officer who was shot. It comes from a witness who said an alert group of men saw the struggle and shooting, then worked together to stop an inmate with a gun. The witness said one of those good Samaritans was able to control the… ... Continue Reading

Department of Social Services warns Missourians of EBT card fraud scheme

JEFFERSON CITY, MO (KCTV) -- The Department of Social Services is warning Missourians to be on the alert of fraudulent activities involving requests for Electronic Benefit Transfer card numbers and personal identification numbers. Individuals have reported receiving text messages, emails, or phone calls requesting their personal EBT card number and PIN used to access Food… ... Continue Reading

Heart, Joan Jett & The Blackhearts coming to Kansas City

KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) -- Classic heavy metal rock band Heart is coming to Starlight Theater on Oct. 8. Tickets go on sale Friday. Heart is best known for their songs "Barracuda," and "Crazy On You." The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame band will also be accompanied by special guest Joan Jett and the… ... Continue Reading