Leslie Aguilar, KCTV5 - Kansas City

Leslie Aguilar

KCTV5 - Kansas City

Kansas City, MO, United States

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Past articles by Leslie:

KCK police crack down on illegal sideshows

Kansas City, Kansas, Police are taking a stand against an issue they say is becoming increasingly problematic on both sides of the state line: street racing and sideshows. → Read More

Crews across KC metro prepare for incoming winter storm

Road crews across the Kansas City metro spent a sunny, warm Monday preparing equipment to fight a winter storm that will move into the area late Tuesday night. → Read More

Exonerees rally, urge Missouri Supreme Court to release Keith Carnes

Exonerees from Missouri and California who spent decades of their lives in prison for crimes they didn’t commit rallied alongside other advocates and Carnes’ family Wednesday in a show of → Read More

'Perfect storm' for high ticket prices ahead of AFC Championship game at Arrowhead

Ticket sellers are calling factors leading up to Sunday’s AFC Championship game at Arrowhead Stadium a “perfect storm” for high ticket prices. → Read More

Kansas City domestic violence shelter discusses types of abuse in light of Willie Gay’s arrest

The Rose Brooks Center, a local domestic violence shelter, says property damage is a type of physical violence and does qualify as domestic abuse. → Read More

Organizations scramble to help families fill gaps amid 'child care deserts'

“Missouri is a child care desert. It was before the pandemic and is even more so right now,” Child Care Aware CEO Robin Phillips said. → Read More

Kansas City businesses hope Restaurant Week 2022 gives them a much needed boost

KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV)— It’s been a roller coaster for the restaurant industry the last two years. More than 100 bars and restaurants closed their doors due to the pandemic → Read More

More calls, less staff causing strain on metro EMS crews

The call volume for emergency medical service in the Kansas City region is up more than 15% from just a few months ago according to the Mid-America Regional Council. → Read More

KCPS considers consolidating schools to create more student opportunities

"There are fewer and fewer people going into the teaching profession. And, if you have to spread already limited resources across a whole bunch of different facilities, it becomes very → Read More

Southwest cancellations highlight other travel delays that could cause holiday headaches

Thousands of people across the country are still facing travel troubles following a weekend of thousands of cancelled Southwest Airlines flights. → Read More

Local businesses looking for seasonal workers amid continuing labor shortage

There are over a thousand seasonal job listings on indeed.com for Kansas City, at a time when many businesses are struggling with regular staffing. → Read More

COVID outbreak linked to high school homecoming dance in KCK

The Piper High School homecoming dance is now considered the source of a COVID-19 outbreak, according to the Unified Government Public Health Department. → Read More

Local pharmacies busy giving out COVID-19 booster shots

Some pharmacies across the metro are packed with people getting their COVID-19 booster shot, while local health departments say they’re holding off on giving out the third jab. → Read More

Local dealerships dealing vehicle inventory shortages

Many car dealerships across the Kansas City metro and the country are experiencing unprecedented inventory shortages for both new and used vehicles. → Read More

Kansas City BBQ joint reopens after being shut down nearly a year due to pandemic

KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) -- It’s been a tough year and a half for the restaurant industry. More than 110,000 eateries across the country permanently shut down last year. → Read More

Lawnmower that was gift to Leavenworth boy after amputation is stolen

A 13-year-old boy in Leavenworth is missing his lawnmower, which was a gift he received after his leg was amputated last year. → Read More

Kansas City youth football league in need of new field after vandals destroy it

KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) --- A youth football league with athletes from all over the metro is now looking for a new field after vandals destroyed the league’s field in → Read More

Judge hears testimony in lawsuit over KCPD budget

KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV)— A Jackson County judge is reviewing testimony made in court Wednesday over budget changes the city council made for the police department. → Read More

Private school increasing in popularity due to pandemic's effect on public school

Kansas City area private schools are seeing increased interest in enrollment from former public school families. → Read More

Kansas City native working in New Orleans COVID ICU shares struggles of Ida during virus surge

NEW ORLEANS, LA (KCTV) --- While Louisiana is dealing with the devastating impact of Hurricane Ida, they’re also dealing with an alarming surge of COVID-19 cases. → Read More