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  1. Woman admits stealing $5.3 million from KC architecture firmRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 2 | The Capital-Journal

    A suburban Kansas City woman admits stealing nearly $5.3 million from a prominent architecture company where she worked for nearly two decades. U.S. Attorney Tammy Dickenson says 53-year-old Jane Barnes of Lee's Summit pleaded guilty Tuesday to wire fraud, bank fraud and aggravated identity theft.

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  2. Man sentenced for role in multi-state meth trafficking ringRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2016 | The Capital-Journal

    A Kansas man has been sentenced to 25 years in prison without parole for participating in a four-state methamphetamine trafficking operation. Federal prosecutors say 49-year-old Anselmo Salazar, of Kansas City, Kansas, was sentenced Wednesday after being found guilty in December in a drug and money laundering conspiracy.

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  3. Kansas City-area superintendent, Missouri's highest paid, stepping down from postRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2016 | The Capital-Journal

    The Kansas City Star reports that the Lee's Summit school board announced Monday it had reached an agreement for the resignation of David McGehee amid questions over how contracts were handled. The unanimously approved agreement calls for the district to pay $450,000 to McGehee in two payments over the next year.

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  4. Kansas City-area man accused of having gun stolen from police officerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2016 | The Capital-Journal

    An Independence man has been charged with illegally possessing a handgun that was stolen from a police officer in a home burglary. The Kansas City Star reports that 35-year-old Paul M. Leach was charged Monday in federal court.

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  5. Young suspect in Kansas City-area woman's stabbing death to be tried as adultRead the original story w/Photo

    May 6, 2016 | The Capital-Journal

    A Missouri judge has ordered one of two teens accused of fatally stabbing a suburban Kansas City woman to stand trial as an adult. The Lee's Summit Journal reports 15-year-old Trevon Henry of Lee's Summit was certified Friday morning to be tried as an adult on a first-degree murder charge.

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  6. Voter ID requirement advancing in Missouri SenateRead the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2016 | The Capital-Journal

    The Missouri Senate on Monday agreed to a requirement for people to show photo identification when voting, ending almost a month of Democratic attempts to block the legislation and clearing a path for it to pass the Legislature. Republicans agreed to allow people without a photo ID to cast a ballot if they sign a statement saying, under penalty of perjury, that they don't have the required identification and can show some other form, such as a paycheck or utility bill.

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  7. Embezzlement inquiry leads to discovery of Garmin theftRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 28, 2016 | The Capital-Journal

    Prosecutors say a suburban Kansas City woman charged with stealing from the engineering firm Black & Veatch is also being investigated for possibly embezzling $1.2 million from navigation device maker Garmin. Patricia Webb, 43, of Lee's Summit, was charged this month with embezzling more than $300,000 from the engineering firm, where she was payroll manager after a stint at the payroll team leader for Kansas-based Garmin, The Kansas City Star reported.

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  8. 2, including a KC-area man, plead guilty in large-scale southwest Missouri meth ringRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 18, 2016 | The Capital-Journal

    A southwest Missouri woman and Kansas City-area man have admitted they helped distribute large quantities of methamphetamine for more than a year. Federal prosecutors say 37-year-old Kenna Harmon, of Republic, and 41-year-old Carlos Tapia, of Lee's Summit, pleaded guilty Thursday to drug conspiracy charges.

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  9. Man, 18, charged in car crash that killed 2 in Kansas CityRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 15, 2016 | The Capital-Journal

    LEE'S SUMMIT, Mo. - An 18-year-old has been charged in a car crash in the Kansas City suburb of Lee's Summit that left his two passengers dead.

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  10. Lee's Summit: A Baseball Hot Bed For Area College CoachesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2016 | The Capital-Journal

    Lee's Summit, Missouri, on paper has become a hot bed for producing college baseball talent. This past weekend I watched the Emporia State Hornets and Pittsburg State Gorillas compete with rosters blanketed with players from Lee's Summit.

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  11. 2 killed in fatal car crash in suburban Kansas CityRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2016 | The Capital-Journal

    LEE'S SUMMIT, Mo. - Authorities say two 18-year-olds have died in a crash in the Kansas City suburb of Lee's Summit.

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  12. Woman faces new charges in blaze that killed 2 KC firefightersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2016 | The Capital-Journal

    A woman was indicted Friday on additional charges in a fire that killed two Kansas City firefighters and injured two others. The new indictment against Thu Hong Nguyen, 43, of Kansas City, adds the rarely filed charge of causing a catastrophe and two counts of second-degree assault.

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  13. Subject of Silver Alert near Kansas City found dead in coldRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 11, 2016 | The Capital-Journal

    LEE'S SUMMIT, Mo. - A medical examiner will determine what killed an 89-year-old woman who walked away from her Lee's Summit home during bitter cold weather over the weekend.

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  14. Phone records at issue in murder case in Lee's SummitRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2015 | The Capital-Journal

    A judge will determine if cellphone records can be used in the trial of a Lee's Summit lawyer charged in the deaths of her father and his girlfriend. The Kansas City Star reports the phone records are evidence in the case against Susan Elizabeth Van Note, who's charged in the 2010 deaths of 67-year-old William Van Note and 59-year-old Sharon Dickson.

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  15. Police say woman found dead in car in Lee's SummitRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 2, 2015 | The Capital-Journal

    LEE'S SUMMIT, Mo. - Authorities in suburban Kansas City are investigating after police found a woman dead in a vehicle after two men fled from a traffic stop.

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  16. Royals' success giving Kauffman Stadium employees 'chills'Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2015 | The Capital-Journal

    Smith, of Lee's Summit, Mo., bears a big grin when thinking about the remarkable turnaround the Royals have undergone in his 10 seasons as an employee at the ballpark. In that time, the Royals have gone from perennial cellar dweller - they lost 106 games in 2005, Smith's first season - to now playing their second consecutive World Series, with Game 1 beginning Tuesday night at home.

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