KCTV 5 Investigates

Lamonte McIntyre and legal team question accountability in his wrongful conviction

Lamonte McIntyre and legal team question accountability in his wrongful conviction

It's a question facing communities across the country right now: What do we do for the people whose lives were changed forever when they were sent to prison for a crime they had nothing to do with? ... Continue Reading
Miracle of Innocence organization works to help the wrongfully convicted

Miracle of Innocence organization works to help the wrongfully convicted

Two men from our area know what it’s like to be wrongfully convicted and spend decades behind bars. They’ve rebuilt their lives after being freed and exonerated but starting over is only the beginning. For more information, visit this page: https://www.miracleofinnocence.org ... Continue Reading
Kansas City widow takes aim at the NRA for sending her mail to her deceased husband

Kansas City widow takes aim at the NRA for sending her mail to her deceased husband

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Family questions how crime scene evidence from Berdella murders now for sale

Family questions how crime scene evidence from Berdella murders now for sale

Has the obsession with “true crime” gone too far? See how evidence from a dark chapter in Kansas City history is now “murder-abilia” that’s up for sale to the highest bidder. ... Continue Reading
Liver transplant patients brace for nationwide rules changes

Liver transplant patients brace for nationwide rules changes

Transplant surgeons in the Kansas City area are sounding the alarm over a new nationwide policy that will soon change the rules, and doctors warn it will have a devastating effect and harm local patients. ... Continue Reading
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