Crime

Crime

Dashcam video raises question: Why did officer let giggling, drugged Toni Anderson go?

The Jackson County medical examiner has ruled that Toni Anderson, the missing UMKC student whose body was found in the Missouri River, died from hypothermia and drowning. Authorities said other factors contributing to Anderson’s death were ethanol, cocaine and amphetamine intoxication.

Crime

Platte City man found dead inside Platte County jail

Matthew Ray Harrold, 41, of Platte City was found dead shortly before 10 a.m. Monday near a dayroom at the jail. According to the Platte County Sheriff’s Office, there were no indications of foul play. Investigators said Harrold’s death appeared to be suicide by hanging.

Crime

Kansas City area homicides for 2017

Here is a list of the homicides reported this year in the Kansas City area, the victims and when and where they died. The most recent homicides are at the top of each city’s list.

Crime

One dead after driver strikes teenagers

One teenager died after a driver heading eastbound on Troup Avenue at North 13th Street in Kansas City, Kan., on Jan. 30, 2015, struck four teens. KCK activist Tamika Pledger was charged with involuntary manslaughter and three counts of aggravated battery after allegedly running her car into the group of teens.

Videos

Suspect in Lenexa vehicle theft

Lenexa police on Monday, May 22, 2017, released surveillance video of a man suspected in a vehicle theft. Ian Cummings, The Kansas City Star
Lenexa Police Department
Suspect in Lenexa vehicle theft 1:06

Suspect in Lenexa vehicle theft

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One dead after driver strikes teenagers

Family, neighbors weigh in on murders along Indian Creek Trail system 2:53

Family, neighbors weigh in on murders along Indian Creek Trail system

Indian Creek Trail: 'A serene place' 0:52

Indian Creek Trail: 'A serene place'