The Clay County Sheriff and the Greater KC Crime Stoppers, which runs the TIPS Hotline, is asking for people to come forward, especially students, with tips about who made the anonymous threats against Oak Park High School Monday.
Deborah Maxwell spent nearly two years fighting in court to regain a house that was illegally seized by men who forged a deed at the Jackson County Courthouse, according to a judge. Scams relying on easy-to-fake quit claim deeds are common but rarely prosecuted.
Police set up a large crime scene in Independence after an officer was rushed to a hospital. Three hours after the incident, Independence police had not told the public what happened to the officer or how the officer was doing.
Kansas City Mayor Sly James gave the State of the City Speech on Tuesday at the Nelson Atkins Museum in Kansas City. James used the event to highlight successes, such as the downtown streetcar, as well as the ongoing challenges of crime and violence and lobbied in favor of an April bond vote for infrastructure.