Melinda Coleman says her 14-year-old daughter was plied with alcohol in January 2012 and raped by a 17-year-old acquaintance in the northwest Missouri town of Maryville.
Robert Sundell, an attorney who represented the teen accused of assaulting Daisy Coleman, said in a written statement that while many may find his former client's behavior "reprehensible," the legal issue is whether a crime occurred. A young woman accused a classmate of sexual assault, and that is when she says her family came under attack. It got so bad, the family says they were forced to move from their Missouri town.More > A young woman accused a classmate of sexual assault, and that is when she says her family came under attack. It got so bad, the family says they were forced to move from their Missouri town.More >
The Missouri Attorney General's office has no power to reopen a northwest Missouri rape case, a spokeswoman said Tuesday, despite the pleas of a mother who says justice was denied when prosecutors droppedMore > The Missouri Attorney General's office has no power to reopen a Maryville rape case, a spokeswoman said Tuesday, despite the pleas of a mother who says justice was denied when prosecutors dropped charges against teenage boys her 14-year-old daughter said sexually assaulted her and a 13-year-old friend.More >
GRAPHIC PICTURES: CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) - It was one of the most gruesome sights in Cleveland crime history.More > A year-long, multi-agency investigation resulted in the arrest of 28 people for charges ranging from murder to racketeering. Law enforcement officers from the Baton Rouge Police Department, East BatonMore > A year-long, multi-agency investigation resulted in the indictment of 28 people for charges ranging from murder to racketeering.More >
Often times it's tough for soldiers returning home from service to get re-established in their community and it can be especially difficult for injured soldiers to adjust. That's why there's Homes forMore > Homes for Heroes, a program that helps injured soldiers get free homes, helped one Kansas City soldier Tuesday.
A government office says a South Korean passenger ship carrying about 470 people has sent a distress call off the southern coast after it began leaning to one side.More > Dozens of boats, helicopters and divers scrambled Wednesday to rescue more than 470 people, including 325 high school students on a school trip, after a ferry sank off South Korea's southern coast, killing at least two...More >
Courtesy: Twitter US Airways spent Monday as one of the top trending topics on Twitter.More > US Airways says the image was accidentally included in tweets to two customers who had complained about the airline's service on Twitter.More > An ailing Miley Cyrus has canceled her concert Tuesday night at Sprint Center.The notice came a matter of hours before she was scheduled to go on stage.A concert promoter tells KCTV5 that Cyrus is in theMore > An ailing Miley Cyrus has canceled her concert Tuesday night at Sprint Center. She apparently is at a Kansas City hospital Tuesday night.
It's difficult for Paul Temme to talk about what he saw and experienced that awful day last Sunday. Tremme came to the Jewish Community Center to work out. Little did he know he would soon be mired inMore > KCTV5 talks to a man who witnessed the terrible shootings in Overland Park, KS, a man who was shot at trying to help.More > An incredible photo snapped Saturday at the iconic Pipeline on Oahu's North Shore is going viral. A mother humpback whale and her calf were cruising just offshore when a set rolled in. J.T. Gray of NorthMore > An incredible photo snapped Saturday at the iconic Pipeline on Oahu's North Shore is going viral.More > A shooting has occurred at the Jewish community center in Overland Park. This was reported about 1 p.m. Sunday at the Jewish Community Center of Greater Kansas City, according to an Overland Park FireMore > WATCH LIVE AT 11:30 A.M: A 14-year-old boy and his grandfather were killed along with a female during shootings at two Jewish-related locations in the Kansas City area. The accused killer is a white supremacist and appeared to yell an anti-Semitic phrase when taken into custody.
Three people were injured Tuesday afternoon in an apartment fire in Independence.This occurred about 2:45 p.m. at the Hawthorne Place Apartments, 438 N. Kendall Dr. All are expected to be OK. The fireMore > A family was injured Tuesday afternoon in an apartment fire in Independence.More >