A former Johnson County bank vice president was placed on probation Tuesday for helping to falsify a business loan application. Michael Yancey, who worked at an Overland Park bank, was also banned from the profession.
A Kansas City man has been charged in the hit-and-run crash that killed tow truck driver John “Johnny” Stewart on Interstate 35 in Kansas City, North. Frankie Lee Jones, 44, faces one count of felony leaving the scene of a fatal crash.
James R. Green Jr., 54, pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court to two sex crimes involving minors. Green previously coached and taught at Oak Park and Blue Springs high schools and North Kansas City middle schools.
A homeless man who robbed a U.S. Bank branch in Kansas City because he was homeless and wanted a motel room was sentenced to federal prison. Terrance R. Haynes robbed the bank at Main Street and Armour Boulevard.
A neighbor’s 22-year-old son has been charged with murder in the fatal shooting of Jacob Skowronski, 25, in February. Deion Crum faces first-degree murder in Skowronski’s death, which was originally thought to be a suicide.
The family of a Shawnee Mission South student killed in a wreck by a Kansas City police van on Interstate 435 has sued police officer Terrell Watkins. The lawsuit says Watkins was speeding on Interstate 435.
Members of JOCO United want Overland Park to release more records in the investigation of the police shooting of 17-year-old John Albers. The debate reflects ongoing concerns with the Kansas public records law.
A hit-and-run driver struck and killed a tow truck driver late Sunday on Interstate 35 near North Brighton Avenue in Kansas City, North. The driver killed was John “Johnny” Stewart, according to GT Tow Service in Smithville.
Michael T. Dumas is charged with killing Sarah Simms, a witness in a murder case against Dumas, who was free on bond. But a defense attorney says it is unlikely Dumas wanted to eliminate Simms as a witness.
A hit-and-run driver struck and killed a tow truck driver late Sunday on Interstate 35 near North Brighton Avenue in Kansas City, North. The driver killed was John Stewart, according to GT Tow Service in Smithville.
Michael T. Dumas, out on bond on a murder charge from 2017, was charged Sunday in the killing of Sarah E. Simms, who police said was a key witness in the pending case. Dumas was arrested after an 11-hour manhunt.
A 27-year-old Pleasant Hill man charged in Sunday’s homicide in Independence was out on bond awaiting trial in another killing. Michael Dumas is charged with killing Sarah E. Simms, who was a witness in the previous killing.
Detectives are searching for Michael Dumas, 27, of Pleasant Hill, who is a person of interest in a fatal shooting at a home early Sunday in Independence. Dumas should be considered armed and dangerous, police said.
Kansas City police said a man was found dead with a gunshot wound on the side of the road Tuesday night. Police were called to 12th Street and Fuller Avenue in reference to a medical call around 9 p.m.