Crime

Shot fired on ATA bus in south Kansas City

A man fired a gun on an ATA bus in Kansas City on Wednesday night, then fled the bus and left the gun behind, police said. Nobody was struck in the gunfire, which occurred shortly after 9 p.m. near 107th Street and Blue Ridge Boulevard. It is not clear if the shot was accidental. Police are investigating.

Crime

Details revealed of Kansas City man’s harrowing kidnapping and escape

Court documents filed in the case of a south Kansas City man who was carjacked last week reveal a harrowing ordeal at the hands of armed assailants and the 67-year-old’s desperate escape in a St. Louis suburb. Robert C. Caldwell, 25, is now charged in U.S. District Court in Kansas City with carjacking, using a firearm during a violent crime and being a felon in possession of a firearm.

Crime

Blinded dog Roadrunner’s recovery has been ‘amazing’

The KC Pet Project took advantage of Wednesday’s nice weather to share an update on the recovery of Roadrunner, the dog who needed to have his eyes removed because of alleged severe abuse. Roadrunner, who is believed to be a small brown Tibetan spaniel, was severely injured when he was allegedly thrown from a third-floor balcony of an apartment building.

Crime

Northland man is convicted of sexually abusing two girls

Robert F. Seaton faces 60 to 70 years in prison after being found guilty of statutory rape, statutory sodomy and child molestation. Platte County Prosecutor Eric Zahnd said: “The defendant sentenced these girls to a lifetime of dealing with what he did to them.”

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