Andy Alcock, 41 Action News

Andy Alcock

41 Action News

Kansas City, MO, United States

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Recent articles by Andy:

Arrowhead Stadium, OP Convention Center considered for mass vaccination sites

Arrowhead Stadium and the Overland Park Convention Center are among the sites being discussed as potential locations for new COVID-19 mass vaccination sites in Kansas and Missouri. → Read More

Councilman questions Overland Park CARES Act money disbursements

The Overland Park City Council recently voted to distribute more than $781,000 in a second round of federal CARES Act money to Overland Park businesses and families. At the same time, the council voted down an amendment to target low- and very low-income businesses and families for three months. → Read More

Long-troubled Kansas City apartment complex getting upgrade

New management has taken over at a south Kansas City apartment complex where there have been shootings, fires and squatters living in vacant apartments, all subsidized by tax dollars. → Read More

Galloway campaign encouraged by high urban turnout

Leaders in Nicole Galloway’s campaign for Missouri governor are encouraged by high turnout in Jackson and St. Louis counties. → Read More

FBI investigates Lawrence Kia following I-Team reports

After multiple I-Team reports documenting customers’ complaints against the Lawrence Kia car dealership, the FBI is now investigating. → Read More

Most Missourians could get COVID vaccine in April

Most Missourians will have to wait through the winter before the COVID-19 vaccine will be available to them. State leaders submitted a vaccine distribution plan to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Thursday afternoon. → Read More

Missouri gubernatorial candidates debate COVID-19, economy, crime

Four candidates for governor of Missouri debated Friday afternoon on topics ranging from COVID-19 to violent crime. → Read More

KCPD budget-cut proposal met with skepticism

A proposal to cut the Kansas City, Missouri, Police Department budget due to pandemic-related revenue losses is being met with skepticism by the city’s top officer. → Read More

Missouri attorney general sues siding, roofing contractor

A housing contractor the 41 Action News Investigative Team first reported on in 2018 is now facing a new lawsuit from the state of Missouri. → Read More

Body cameras coming to KCPD as soon as October

Body cameras may be coming to the Kansas City, Missouri, Police Department as soon as October. A 16-camera trial run ended Friday. → Read More

Push for evidence ending in Yust murder trial

A push for full disclosure of evidence in the Kylr Yust murder trial may be ending. → Read More

KCK firefighters union calls for chief's ouster

The Kansas City, Kansas, firefighters union is calling for Chief Mike Callahan's ouster. It comes after union members learned Callahan had been living in Prairie Village the past 13 months while building a Wyandotte County home. → Read More

Multiple Kansas agencies investigating Lawrence Kia

Multiple Kansas agencies are now investigating potentially illegal business practices at Lawrence Kia-Mitsubishi. → Read More

Metro COVID-19 spike traced to Kansas City business

A sudden spike of COVID-19 cases in the metro has been traced to company-wide testing at a Kansas City paper products company. → Read More

Villa St. Francis site of latest COVID-19 outbreak in Johnson County

There's a new COVID-19 outbreak at a Johnson County long term care facility. As of Tuesday afternoon, 37 people have tested positive for the virus at Villa St. Francis in Olathe. → Read More

Brighton Gardens up to 83 COVID-19 cases, 17 deaths

As the number of COVID-19 cases and deaths are mounting at Brighton Gardens, a corporate executive sent an email Thursday to reassure family members of residents. → Read More

Former staffer claims Brighton Gardens communications poor

A former employee claims a lack of communication to staff, families and residentws had been a major factor in the COVID-19 outbreak at Brighton Gardens, a Prairie Village hot spot. → Read More

Brighton Gardens Senior Living under fire from JoCo Health Department

With 71 COVID-19 cases and 14 deaths linked to Brighton Gardens of Prairie Village, the Johnson County Department of Health and Environment is now intervening in a situation deemed "critical." → Read More

Fallen Overland Park police officer fought for pay raises

A fallen Overland Park police officer was on the front lines of a different kind of battle before his death. Mike Mosher died Sunday after a gunfire exchange with a hit and run suspect. → Read More

Former employee’s lawsuit against OP apartment complex owners moves forward

A federal lawsuit against the owners of some metro apartment complexes is moving forward. On April 23, a federal judge denied Gold Crown Management and Nevin Dewar's summary judgment motion to have the lawsuit thrown out. → Read More