KCTV 5 Investigates

Daisy Coleman’s family opens up about her legacy, remembers her as a warrior in tough times

Daisy Coleman’s family opens up about her legacy, remembers her as a warrior in tough times

Daisy Coleman, a fierce advocate for survivors of rape and sexual assault, died recently. Tonight, her family opens up about her legacy and how they remember her as a warrior in tough times. ... Continue Reading
Remembering Daisy Coleman's legacy

Remembering Daisy Coleman's legacy

Today was Daisy Coleman's funeral. She was a fierce advocate for sex assault survivors who inspired many after her story made nationwide news. ... Continue Reading
Local family blasts Kansas City’s self-proclaimed 'largest wholesale dealer of homes'

Local family blasts Kansas City’s self-proclaimed 'largest wholesale dealer of homes'

A local family says Marcus Bray took their money and crushed their dreams of home ownership. ... Continue Reading
Questions surrounding policy on teachers’ coronavirus exposures remain

Questions surrounding policy on teachers’ coronavirus exposures remain

There are more questions than answers for parents and teachers as area school districts wrestle with how “back-to-school” looks this year. ... Continue Reading
Kansas City area hospitals see July increase in COVID-19 patients

Kansas City area hospitals see July increase in COVID-19 patients

The KCTV5 News investigative team has been tracing inpatient admissions over the past months, and no matter how anyone looks at it, July was busy in terms of the number of COVID-19 patients in the Kansas City metro. ... Continue Reading
Nationwide coronavirus 'hot spot' drops to a handful of cases per week

Nationwide coronavirus 'hot spot' drops to a handful of cases per week

It appears the wide open spaces, early testing, and extensive contract tracing have paid off for Ford County. ... Continue Reading
An in-depth look at the local COVID-19 hospitalization numbers

An in-depth look at the local COVID-19 hospitalization numbers

COVID-19 cases are on the rise, but is that because of more testing or more spread? KCTV5 Investigative Reporter Angie Ricono decided to talk with local hospitals and find out. ... Continue Reading
Kansas City family questions lack of advanced DNA testing in cold case

Kansas City family questions lack of advanced DNA testing in cold case

Fawn Cox's family has waited more than 30 years for her murder to be solved and believe genetic genealogy could be the answer, but KCPD investigators say current policy keep them from doing that, even if the family pays the bill. ... Continue Reading
Family marks painful 3-year anniversary of Desirea Ferris disappearance

Family marks painful 3-year anniversary of Desirea Ferris disappearance

This weekend marks a sad anniversary for the family of Desirea Ferris, who disappeared in May 2017 when she was just 18 years old. ... Continue Reading
Native Americans search for solutions through pandemic

Native Americans search for solutions through pandemic

The Kickapoo tribe in Kansas faces unique challenges and receives little support in the pandemic. Yet, hope survives. ... Continue Reading
Is liability the next pandemic?

Is liability the next pandemic?

Businesses are reopening and schools will soon follow. At the back of many people’s minds is liability. ... Continue Reading
Which counties have the highest rates per capita? KC isn’t even close

Which counties have the highest rates per capita? KC isn’t even close

When you break down the numbers, you might be surprised at which counties in Missouri and Kansas have the highest rates of coronavirus cases. ... Continue Reading
Federal Investigators agree to look into 'dirty cop' accusations in Kansas City, Kansas

Federal Investigators agree to look into 'dirty cop' accusations in Kansas City, Kansas

Faith leaders and politicians gathered in front of a church in Kansas City, Kansas to openly release a letter to the KBI. It calls for an investigation into former KCK detective and police captain, Roger Golubski. ... Continue Reading
Small-town Kansas cold case in national spotlight

Small-town Kansas cold case in national spotlight

What really happened to Alonzo Brooks 16 years ago? His family hopes the revival of "Unsolved Mysteries" on Netflix, plus a $100,000 reward, will answer that question. ... Continue Reading
KCPD demonstrates neck restraint technique 'LVNR'

KCPD demonstrates neck restraint technique 'LVNR'

Many communities are debating the value of neck restraints. The KCPD says the LVNR neck restraint is an important tool for officers, that it’s safe, and that it’s been in use for decades. ... Continue Reading
KCTV5 Investigations sits down with Kansas City Police Chief Rick Smith to ask your questions

KCTV5 Investigations sits down with Kansas City Police Chief Rick Smith to ask your questions

We think it’s important for you to directly hear from Kansas City Police Chief Rick Smith. Today he sat down with our investigative reporter Angie Ricono to discuss the challenges now facing his department. ... Continue Reading
Beauty Brands changes policy after KC customer visits store, learns of positive results

Beauty Brands changes policy after KC customer visits store, learns of positive results

Beauty Brands is changing the questions they ask customers after a recent client had her hair done while waiting for her COVID-19 test results. ... Continue Reading
Masks do not impact gun rights

Masks do not impact gun rights

More local and state governments are mandating the use of masks, and while that argument continues, there is one concern that can be put to rest for gun owners. ... Continue Reading
Masks do not impact gun rights

Masks do not impact gun rights

More local and state governments are mandating the use of masks, and while that argument continues, there is one concern that can be put to rest for gun owners. ... Continue Reading
Federal Investigators agree to look into 'dirty cop' accusations in Kansas City, Kansas

Federal Investigators agree to look into 'dirty cop' accusations in Kansas City, Kansas

Faith leaders and politicians gathered in front of a church in Kansas City, Kansas to openly release a letter to the KBI. It calls for an investigation into former KCK detective and police captain, Roger Golubski. ... Continue Reading