Thu Hong Nguyen, the woman accused of arson and murder in the 2015 deaths of two Kansas City firefighters John Mesh and Larry Leggio, has a history of business fires and insurance payouts, investigators say.
Five Kansas City men are charged with seven armed robberies that ended with the killing of employee Ira “Skinny” Brown at the Inner City Oil gas station when the last robbery went bad, federal charges allege.
A hundred people formed a circle in the Inner City Oil parking lot Wednesday morning to celebrate the life of Ira “Skinny” Brown, an employee of the gas station who was killed there on Monday in a robbery.
The woman charged with arson, murder, assault and causing a catastrophe in a blaze that killed two Kansas City firefighters admitted her guilt to a fellow detainee soon after being arrested, according to testimony Wednesday.
Independence police are looking for suspect shown shooting a 7-year-old girl and three men in an apartment complex in June. Video shows a man chasing and then shooting victims, whose injuries were not life-threatening.
An Independence, Missouri, woman is accused of allowing men to repeatedly rape her 2-year-old daughter. Azzie C. Wilson allegedly said she was embarrassed about going back to the men in the house and that she knew it “was bad and so wrong.”
Sharath Koppu, a UMKC student who was killed while working at J’s Fish and Chicken, was on his last shift when a robber fatally shot him, Koppu’s father said. Koppu’s father wants police to release surveillance video of the incident.
Marlin Mack was once known as one of Tulsa’s most wanted robbers before he became the lead suspect in the killing of UMKC student Sharath Koppu and was fatally shot after wounding three Kansas City police officers.
Ozark, Missouri, police found four potted marijuana plants on public land with a sign “Keep Off the Grass.” The owners are welcome to come get them, cops said on Facebook. The plants will probably be destroyed.
The woman in the firefighter arson and murder case gave inconsistent information to investigators. Testimony says data from electrical panels is consistent with the alleged point of origin for the fire being in her shop.
WARNING: This video may be disturbing to some viewers. On June 29 an unidentified subject targeted three males with gunfire outside an Independence apartment complex, striking a 7- year-old child, who suffered non-life threatening injuries.
Former state trooper Anthony Piercy’s peace officer license has been permanently revoked. Piercy pleaded guilty to negligent boating after a handcuffed Iowa man drowned while in his custody at the Lake of the Ozarks.