Wyandotte County

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Marc LaVoie
August 20, 2019 - 6:58 am
Kansas City, KS - The Unified Government of Wyandotte County delivered an eviction letter to the T-Bones baseball club. The T-Bones are members of the American Association of Independent Professional Baseball, and not affiliated with MLB. The T-Bones have been ordered to vacate the ballpark at the...
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Bill Grady
May 22, 2019 - 6:58 am
As the Unified Government in Wyandotte County is getting closer to putting an end to its ban on pit bull dogs, one advocate says it's about time. The ban on the breed in Kansas City, Kansas goes back almost three decades. People found in violation of the code have been subject to fines of at least...
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KMBZ News Staff
April 16, 2019 - 3:40 pm
Kansas City, KS - A Wyandotte County Sheriff's deputy has been charged with the sexual abuse of a child. Wyandotte County District Attorney Mark Dupree announced charges Tuesday against Michael Mastel for rape, aggravated criminal sodomy and three counts of sexual exploitation of a child who was...
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KMBZ News Staff
September 28, 2018 - 12:38 pm
Kansas City, KS - Wyandotte County broke ground on a new juvenile justice center this morning. The new 47-thousand square foot building is expected to open in 2020 at the cost of $27.2 million. The facility is designed to keep juveniles separate from adult offenders. In a statemnet, Unified...
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Dan Weinbaum
August 22, 2018 - 6:53 am
The American Civil Liberties Union is getting behind an effort to launch a new identification card program for people in Wyandotte County. Many cities around the country have so-called municipal IDs. "The problem is that one in five people in tthe county don't have access to an ID, any type of ID...
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June 18, 2018 - 4:36 am
Kansas City, KS - Two Kansas deputies who were fatally shot while transporting an inmate between the jail and a court hearing both leave behind children. Wyandotte County Sheriff's Major Kelli Bailiff said at a news conference Saturday that Deputy Theresa King, 44, had three children and Deputy...
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Marc LaVoie
May 09, 2018 - 12:17 pm
Kansas City, KS - The Wyandotte County prosecutor has charged a man for allegedly stabbing a dog to death. John Caffrey of KCK is charged with felony cruelty to animals-malicious torture or killing. A woman in the neighborhood said she saw Caffrey walk into a wooded area near his home with the dog...
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May 09, 2018 - 7:15 am
A Kansas City, Kansas Police officer is charged with a sex crime, the Wyandotte County District Attorney's Office announced on Tuesday. "Steven Rios was charged on May 7, 2018 with one count of sexual battery," said Mark Dupree, District Attorney. Rios faces a possible six months in jail, a $1,000...
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Marc LaVoie
May 04, 2018 - 8:19 am
Wyandotte County Sheriff's Deputy Scott Wood remembers having a strong feeling that he needed to stop by a 7-Eleven on Shawnee Drive to check on the clerk, a man he knew, whose name is Dan. That night, March 4, 2015, Dep. Wood walked in on a robbery in progress. He was confronted with a man who...
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Bill Grady
April 20, 2018 - 5:46 am
Wyandotte County prosecutors have filed sex crime charges against a school resource officer who worked in the Kansas City, Kansas School District. Michael English, 57, was booked into jail on suspicion of three felony counts of aggravated indecent liberties with a child. His bond was set at $100,...
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