Jackson County

KMBC Channel 9 News
Marc LaVoie
January 31, 2019 - 6:57 am
Olathe, KS - A jury in a Johnson County courtroom delivered guilty verdicts on all counts for Justin Rey was found living in a Lenexa storage unit with his daughters, a toddler and a newborn, along with the remains of his wife. Jurors deliberated until after midnight Thursday morning. Jury...
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KMBZ News Staff
January 17, 2019 - 2:01 pm
Kansas City, MO - A 25-year-old Kansas City man is facing a murder charge accused of fatally shooting a woman driving near the Downtown Loop early Wednesday. Jackson County Prosecutor Jean Peters Baker announced charges against Dakkota S. Siders, 25, of 2nd degree Murder, along with Unlawful...
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Marc LaVoie
December 21, 2018 - 6:35 am
Kids visiting their parents at the Jackson County Jail got a surprise visit from Santa Claus Thursday. Talking with KMBZ Channel 9 News, Sue Blackburn had several kids with her, including a very young girl. "This is going to be her first visit with (her father), so she's going to get to tell him...
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AP News Staff
November 13, 2018 - 3:01 pm
Kansas City, MO - Jackson County Prosecutor Jean Peters Baker says her office will not prosecute most marijuana possession cases. Voters last week overwhelmingly approved amending the Missouri constitution to allow medical marijuana. Jackson County will no longer prosecute marijuana possession...
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KMBZ News Staff
October 24, 2018 - 2:55 pm
Independence, MO - The Jackson County Prosecutor announced a charge of robbery for the 17-year-old who was seen on video holding a gun to the head of another teen. Alexander A. Schrader was charged with Robbery 1st Degree, a Class A felony in Missouri, according to prosecutor Jean Peters Baker. The...
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KMBZ News Staff
September 19, 2018 - 5:02 pm
Kansas City, MO - Mike Sanders - the former Jackson County Prosecutor, the former Jackson County Executive and chairman of Missouri's Democratic Party - has been sentenced to 27 months in federal prison for misusing campaign funds for personal expenses and vacations. Along with the time behind bars...
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KMBZ News Staff
August 20, 2018 - 2:43 pm
Kansas City, MO - Former Jackson County Executive Mike Sanders faces up to five years in prison and a $250,000 fine when he's sentenced next month in federal court. Sanders pled guilty in December to misusing thousands of dollars of campaign money for personal expenses. Prosecutors are expected to...
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KMBZ News Staff
July 31, 2018 - 4:40 pm
Kansas CIty, MO - A court ruling issued Tuesday has invalidated the scheduled democratic primary election for Jackson County Sheriff. BREAKING: Primary election for Jackson County Sheriff cancelled. Judge orders so. County Dem and GOP committees will select candidates for Nov general election. #mo...
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Bill Grady
July 13, 2018 - 4:53 am
Jackson County officials are holding their first public hearing to talk about potential revisions to the county charter. The charter is a set of rules for running the county government, similar to a state or national constitution. The public hearing begins at 2:30 p.m. Monday in legislative...
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Bill Grady
June 27, 2018 - 2:54 pm
Kansas City, MO - Some families were reunited today during a Family Unity Day event put on by the Jackson County Family Court. Family unity is the best for eveyone. Congatulations to the families and @JacksonCountyMO Family Court for the hard work to reunite families. It was an honor to celebrate...
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