Michael Politte could be second Missouri prisoner to have wrongful conviction cleared under new law
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Washington County Prosecutor Josh Hedgecorth last week filed a motion to vacate conviction in the case of Michael Politte, saying there was "clear and convincing evidence" that Politte was erroneously convicted of killing his mother.
Kansas man who performed fraudulent autopsies pleads guilty to wire fraud
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Shawn Lynn Parcells, 42, faces up to 20 years in prison when he is sentenced on Aug. 25.
Man charged for stealing 36 firearms from Missouri gun store
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A 22-year-old Sugar Creek, Missouri man is facing federal charges for stealing 36 firearms in the burglary of a Lone Jack gun store.
After transparency frustrations, Jackson County approves $4 million to begin building new jail
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Legislators had been concerned with what they said was a lack of transparency about the new detention center.
Wife mourns 69-year-old who drowned while fishing at Jackson County lake
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Randy Bray had gone fishing at the Unity Village lake many times. Diane Bray never thought Thursday would be the last time she saw her husband.
Jackson County deputies investigating possible drowning at Unity Village
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Deputies with the Jackson County Sheriff's Office are on the scene of a possible drowning late Thursday afternoon.
Missouri governor signs new congressional map into law
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Gov. Mike Parson officially signed Missouri's new congressional map into law after months of heated and long debate among lawmakers.
Chiefs Schedule 2022: Live updates from NFL announcement
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The Kansas City Chiefs schedule is being released Thursday night, as the NFL announces the 2022 season's full lineup.
Heat, offline coolers close De Soto elementary school Thursday
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The high temperatures and offline coolers at an elementary school in De Soto cancelled class for students on Thursday.
Super Bowl LV rematch: Chiefs visit Buccaneers on Sunday Night Football
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Week 4 will feature a rematch of Super Bowl LV when the Kansas City Chiefs visit the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Sunday Night Football.
Excelsior Springs teacher on leave again amid abuse investigation
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An Excelsior Springs School District staff member has been placed on administrative leave as officials investigate abuse allegations.
Who is Jenny? Photos found in Waldo neighborhood home hold mystery
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Every family leaves a mark on their house. Stairs to climb a tree. Handprints in the cement. However, sometimes more than memories are left behind.
Mystery surrounds death of two Jackson County men
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While the family of one of the men believe it was a murder-suicide, investigators have released no details about the case including who died, where, or how?
Missouri families of incarcerated seek answers after in-custody deaths
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Some families in Missouri struggle to get information on their loved one's death, leaving families across the state begging for answers.
Investigators share suspect SUV photos in Missouri arson cases
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Investigators are looking for a black SUV as they probe whether 4 arsons are connected in Lexington, Caldwell County, one that killed a woman
Port KC may award tax breaks for $55 million apartment project, despite developer's murky record
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As details emerge about Lux Living’s legal battles and complaints from its St. Louis property residents, Port Authority members gave a nod to the embattled developer. But one council member isn’t convinced.
Chiefs single-game tickets for the 2022 season on sale Friday
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The Kansas City Chiefs will announce its 2022 schedule May 12, with single-game tickets for the season going on sale Friday, May 13.
What women in Kansas and Missouri face if Roe v. Wade is overturned
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The leaked draft of the U.S. Supreme Court's decision in the landmark case would see a complete ban on abortion in Missouri and offer Kansas legislators the opportunity to do the same.
Four staffers on leave after sweep at Jackson County Jail
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The Jackson County sheriff announced four employees at the jail are under investigation after a contraband sweep.
Kansas City's rooftops vary from skyline views to greenspaces
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Some Kansas City buildings house secret greenspaces, venues and pools that hang just above our heads on unsuspecting rooftops.
Community reacts after Grain Valley Schools orders teachers to remove LGBTQ safe space stickers
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LGBTQ safe space signs may just seem like a sticker to a lot of students, activist Justice Horn says. "But to a lot of queer students, this is their world. It means a lot."
'I'm scared’: Kansas City women fear erosion of civil rights after Roe is overturned
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The U.S. Supreme Court appears ready to strike down abortion protections. Kansas City residents who rallied in front of the Jackson County Courthouse Tuesday worry more severe legislation could follow.
Chiefs to host Chargers in Thursday Night Football home opener
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Single-game and group tickets for the Chiefs vs. Chargers Thursday Night Football game will go on sale Friday.
Kansas City man facing charges connected to February deadly shooting
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A 19-year-old Kansas City man is facing charges in connection to the February deadly shooting of Shariff Tilghman.
KCPD investigating after Greitens ride-along; what will they look at?
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The Kansas City Police Department wants to see if anyone broke the law when Eric Greitens went on a ride-along last week with an officer.