Betsy Webster, KCTV5 - Kansas City

Betsy Webster

KCTV5 - Kansas City

Kansas City, MO, United States

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Recent articles by Betsy:

Local men accused of buying small GPS trackers used to target murder victims

KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) -- Popular technology is getting into the hands of criminals using it to kill. → Read More

Customers furious after paying for furniture and finding store seemingly closed

A local furniture store is under fire for reportedly leaving customers high and dry. Some customers who paid up months ago said they’re getting crickets about their unfulfilled orders. → Read More

$500-million in flood mitigation improvements coming to KCK, KCMO

Much needed relief from flooding in several neighborhoods on both sides of the state line is underway thanks to a $529-million investment from the federal government. → Read More

Charging documents in Riverside QuikTrip murder provide new details

New information available in a charging affidavit filed in court makes it clear that a fatal shooting at a gas station in Riverside on Saturday was not random. → Read More

Beloved Riverside resident found shot to death at nearby QuikTrip

RIVERSIDE, MO (KCTV) -- A murder in Riverside that sent police to a Quik Trip has created a wave of grief for an entire immigrant community. → Read More

KCKPD and Wyandotte County Sheriff’s Office joins national program aiming to build bridges

KANSAS CITY, KS -- This weekend kicks off a series of events nationwide aimed at bridging the gap between police and people they serve. Friday night, law enforcement in Wyandotte → Read More

Contract for concessions at new KCI approved

A sometimes contentious debate over the contract for concessions at the new single terminal KCI has been finalized. → Read More

Employees leaving Truman Medical Centers/University Health over vaccination mandate

The resignations over COVID-19 vaccine mandates at local hospitals have begun. → Read More

Olathe East football coach, 34, remembered as mentor to kids

Hundreds of people turned out at the Olathe East football field Monday night to remember Coach Chris Burnett. → Read More

Plaza Art Fair returns for 90th year

KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) -- After COVID-19 put the kibosh on the Plaza Art Fair as we know it, the festival is back celebrating 90 years. → Read More

Survey says managers want to see COVID vaccination status on resumes

If you’re looking for a job, you might want to revise your resume to include your COVID-19 vaccination status. → Read More

‘Found our hero:’ Local family finds boater they credit for saving man’s life

"To be honest with you, I didn't know I was capable. I'm just glad I was able to be there at the right place at the right time." → Read More

Daughters seek identity of Longview Lake boater they say saved their father’s life

An Overland Park man’s family has a stranger to thank for saving his life on Longview Lake. But first, they need to find him. → Read More

Jay-Z’s Roc Nation files suit against KCKPD seeking records on police misconduct investigations

The Kansas City, Kansas Police Department is now under national scrutiny, accused of covering up complaints of misconduct. → Read More

University of Kansas students bring protest to the door of the school chancellor

Students are spread out in front of the chancellor’s office - many doing class work while making their presence known - about 2 to 3 dozen at a time as → Read More

Community vigil for slain Independence police officer draws hundreds

At least 300 people stood outside the Independence Police Department Thursday night. Many didn’t even know Officer Blaize Madrid-Evans, who was fatally shot on Wednesday. → Read More

Community comments divided on SMSD vaccine mandate before board discussion postponed

The Shawnee Mission School District is the first Johnson County district to announce it is considering a vaccine mandate for its staff. → Read More

Proposed quarry in Sugar Creek prompts concerns

SUGAR CREEK, MO (KCTV) – A mining operation proposed in the small Eastern Jackson County city of Sugar Creek is causing an outcry that extends far beyond the town of → Read More

Olathe family revisits painful memories from 9/11

The anniversary of the September 11 attacks is especially meaningful for one local woman who escaped, and her children and grandchildren who were faced with fear and uncertainty. → Read More

Deadly shooting near 18th & Vine raises questions about city’s commitment to historic district

A deadly shooting overnight at 19th and Vine comes just a few months after the city budgeted $149,000 to improve security in the entertainment district. → Read More