Jean Peters Baker

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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Kara Marxer
June 05, 2018 - 4:14 am
Jackson County Prosecutor Jean Peters Baker is continuing her push for county legislators to take action to fix problems at the jail. A grand jury's report has found that the jail is overcrowded, understaffed and plagued with unsafe living conditions. Inmates charged with serious crimes have been...
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Marc LaVoie
May 30, 2018 - 5:27 am
Tuesday's sudden announcement by Gov. Eric Greitens that he is leaving office Friday left many people wondering what is next for investigations into allegations against him. The announcement came after Greitens' legal team met with the office of St. Louis Circuit Attorney Kim Gardner. A...
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KMBZ News Staff
May 21, 2018 - 5:46 pm
Jefferson City, MO - A judge has appointed the Jackson County Prosecutor's Office as the special prosecutor who will decide whether to refile an invasion-of-privacy case against Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens. "I directed my staff that we will go about our review of this case as we review any case. It...
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Bill Grady
May 15, 2018 - 5:38 am
The scathing grand jury report on the Jackson County Detention Center is still making waves. Issued late in the business day Friday, the 72-page report addressed jail overcrowding, understaffing and poor management of funds. The facility was found to be filthy, with a crumbling infrastructure. KMBZ...
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KMBZ News Staff
May 11, 2018 - 4:42 pm
Kansas City, MO - A grand jury has returned with a detailed 71-page review of the conditions, policies and practices at the Jackson County Detention Center - and it doesn't paint a good image. The grand jury writes in its report that it has concern for the safety and security of the corrections...
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April 11, 2018 - 12:40 pm
Kansas City, MO - The Jackson County Prosecutor has filed a murder charge against David Jungerman, 80, of Raytown for the shooting death of attorney Thomas Pickert on the front walk of his Brookside home on October 25, 2017. Read the charging documents Jungerman was under scrutiny after the...
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Jackson Co Prosecutor
March 28, 2018 - 12:26 pm
Kansas City, MO - The Jackson County Prosecutor announced a new program today to aid the victims of crime. The program - Caring for Crime Survivors - will place a special emphasis on gun violence victims, according to prosecutor Jean Peters Baker, and look to build better relations between law...
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Bill Grady
January 20, 2018 - 12:54 pm
A judge is telling Jackson County Executive Frank White that he can't mess with the "Community Backed Anti-Drug Tax". The temporary court order means that White and his staff can't interfere with the day to day operations of COMBAT. The county legislature turned control of the anti drug program...
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Bill Grady
January 10, 2018 - 6:26 am
Jackson County legislators have hired outside counsel to challenge what some believe is County Executive Frank White's attempt at an end run around the recently-passed budget. White vetoed several items on the budget, but the legislature overrode some vetoes. Some executive employees continue to...
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