Kansas City

April 19, 2018 - 9:31 pm
Wyandotte County prosecutors say a Kansas City, Kansas, school resource officer is charged with fondling at least three teenagers. District Attorney Mark Dupree said Thursday that Michael Eugene English Sr., 57, was charged Thursday with three counts of aggravated indecent liberties with a child...
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April 18, 2018 - 5:19 pm
A federal judge says Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach violated her order that some voters were eligible to cast a ballot while a lawsuit challenging a state law requiring proof of U.S. citizenship worked its way through the courts. U.S. District Judge Julie Robinson found Kobach in contempt of...
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April 16, 2018 - 7:06 pm
A North Kansas City woman was sentenced to eight years in prison without parole for embezzling more than $290,000 from her employer. Federal prosecutors say Tonya Topel, 40, was sentenced Monday and ordered to pay $291,193 in restitution for four fraud schemes she ran as senior auditor at...
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April 16, 2018 - 6:57 pm
The Wyandotte County District Attorney's Office says it will not file charges against a member of the Kansas Board of Regents who was arrested in a domestic battery case. A spokesman for District Attorney Mark Dupree says an investigation into allegations against Ann Brandau-Murguia resulted in the...
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April 16, 2018 - 4:48 am
The new Kansas City International Airport will be bigger than originally planned. City and airline officials announced Thursday that the new airport will have 39 gates rather than the 35 originally proposed. They said growth in passenger traffic prompted the design change. The Kansas City Star...
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April 12, 2018 - 7:10 pm
Authorities say a man has been charged in a triple homicide in a Kansas City, Kansas, duplex. MonDale Douglas, 27, made his first appearance Monday on three counts of first-degree murder in the April 2 shooting deaths of Edward Rawlins, 51, David Rawlins, 46, and Addrin Coats, 40. A woman called...
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April 11, 2018 - 6:24 pm
Criminal indictments stemming from the decapitation of a boy on a slide at a Kansas water park could hurt owner Schlitterbahn's chances of repaying a $174.3 million loan balance, the mortgage lender has warned. EPR Properties, the Kansas City-based real estate investment trust that holds the...
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April 06, 2018 - 7:29 pm
The designer of a waterslide at a Kansas waterpark where a young boy was decapitated is on his way from Texas to Kansas for his first court appearance. John Schooley, who designed the Verruckt slide for the Schlitterbahn Water Park in Kansas City, Kansas, is charged with second-degree murder in the...
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April 05, 2018 - 9:46 pm
A man who shot and killed three people inside a Kansas City, Kansas, home was sentenced to life in prison without parole. The Kansas City Star reports Jason Tucker, 29, was sentenced Thursday for capital murder in the May 2017 deaths of Vincent Rocha; his wife, Bernadette Gosserand, and his adult...
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April 05, 2018 - 7:12 pm
A co-owner of Schlitterbahn Waterpark in Kansas has pleaded not guilty to second-degree murder in the decapitation death of a boy on a massive waterslide. Jeff Henry appeared Thursday in Wyandotte County District Court after being indicted in the 2016 death of Caleb Schwab. The boy, 10, died and...
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