Wyandotte County District Attorney Mark Dupree will discuss the filing of criminal charges against Antoine Fielder, accused of killing two Wyandotte County Sheriff deputies last week. Patrick Rohrer and Theresa King were killed while transporting an inmate.
The Kansas City, Kan., Police Department announced that Wyandotte County sheriff's deputy Theresa King, 44, died shortly after midnight Saturday from injuries in a downtown KCK shooting. Deputy Patrick Rohrer, 35, also died.
Schlitterbahn re-opened the rides after inspectors visited the Kansas City, Kansas, park on Friday, June 1. Inspectors had closed 11 rides for not being in compliance with the Kansas Amusement Ride Act.
Schlitterbahn opens for the 2018 season today, but only a limited number of attractions are open for customers. The water park operator is keeping 11 rides, which were the subject of a regulator's audit, closed until compliance issues are cleared up.
A Kansas Department of Labor audit of the Schlitterbahn water park in Kansas City, Kansas, found several violations of the Kansas Amusement Ride Act. The Schlitterbahn park is scheduled to open on May 25.
Wyadotte County District Attorney Mark Dupree confirmed on Monday that he will not file charges against Wyandotte County Commissioner Ann Brandau-Murguia. She was arrested in February on suspicion of domestic battery.
EPR Properties, a company that holds the mortgage on the Schlitterbahn water park in Kansas City, Kan., is warning investors that criminal indictments against the water park operator and its co-owner could hurt Schlitterbahn's chances of repaying the $174.3 million balance on the loan.
The Kansas Attorney General on Tuesday unsealed a new indictment on the Schlitterbahn case, this time charging Schlitterbahn co-owner Jeff Henry and Verruckt designer John Schooley with second degree murder.
A grand jury has been convened in Wyandotte County, where jurors are considering whether criminal charges are warranted in the 2016 death of 10-year-old Caleb Schwab at Schlitterbahn in Kansas City, Kansas.
A KCK fire fighter filed a lawsuit against the KCK Fire Department, its union and the Unified Government for racial discrimination and retaliation. He said he experienced repeated harassment since suffering two on-the-job injuries.
Mark Holland criticized once again, and for the final time, fire fighters in Kansas City, Kan. for a shift trading practice that he said resulted in fire fighters getting paid for not working and jeopardizing public safety. Firefighters rejected his conclusions.
Dozens attended a candlelight vigil Tuesday night to remember three people whose bodies were recovered from a house fire in northeast Kansas City, Kan., earlier in the day. Police did not identify the victims but family members of 53-year-old Gwin