Emily Rittman, KCTV5 - Kansas City

Emily Rittman

KCTV5 - Kansas City

Kansas City, MO, United States

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Recent articles by Emily:

Regan Gibbs’ mother and sisters mourn her death, hope to help others recognize domestic violence warning signs

Relatives of a woman whose significant other is suspected of killing her hope someone can be saved by speaking out. → Read More

Woman shot, injured in area of St. John & Bellaire avenues

Kansas City police are investigating a shooting near a laundromat not far from St. John Avenue and Bellaire Avenue. → Read More

4 Platte County High School students taken to hospital

Police say four Platte County High School students were taken to the hospital after taking over-the-counter medication. Investigators believe they took it for “recreational effects.” → Read More

6 teens charged with murder following shooting at Olathe park

The Johnson County District Attorney’s Office has filed murder charges against six juveniles. → Read More

Friends mourn death of woman killed in Lawrence; husband charged with first-degree murder

Friends of a former University of Kansas soccer player who was killed in Lawrence are struggling to process that she is gone. → Read More

Kansas City Monarchs kick off season home opener with 2021 Championship Ring ceremony

“Very proud and blessed to be where we are,” Kansas City Monarchs Club Owner Mark Brandmeyer said. “Starting this season, hope springs eternal with baseball.” → Read More

Stuck in the Shelter: Adoptions decrease while number of pets coming to shelters increases

Staff at Great Plains SPCA are making a plea for help from community members to adopt, foster and volunteer to help give animals a break from the shelter. → Read More

Jackson County investigators confirm identities of 2 men who died following a possible murder-suicide

As friends and family grieve, deputies are examining evidence trying to determine exactly what happened on May 2. → Read More

Search Warrant: Former Oak Park High School teacher under investigation

Court records show a former Oak Park High School teacher and coach is under investigation for a reported sexual relationship with a student while employed as a teacher. → Read More

Kansas City BBQ Festival kicks off with a visit from Andy Reid, Chiefs’ top NFL draft picks

The Kansas City BBQ Festival is back with a full lineup of pitmasters who will be serving up their BBQ Saturday and Sunday! → Read More

Grandview business owners offering reward after early morning smash-and-grab burglary

“They are coming at broad daylight,” Pawn World's co-owner said. “Look at the traffic that drives by. They don’t care.” → Read More

Kansas City police investigating two shootings that may be connected

Kansas City police are investigating two shootings that happened within minutes of each other and may be connected. → Read More

Pigs pardoned to kick off Kansas City BBQ Festival

Two lucky pigs have been granted clemency to kick off the Kansas City BBQ Fest at GEHA Field at Arrowhead Stadium! → Read More

Pigs pardoned to kick off Kansas City BBQ Festival

Two lucky pigs have been granted clemency to kick off the Kansas City BBQ Fest at GEHA Field at Arrowhead Stadium! → Read More

Missouri carries out execution of Carman Deck

The state of Missouri has completed the execution of Carman Deck, who was convicted of killing an elderly couple execution-style in 1996 inside their De Soto home. → Read More

Kansas City police investigate man shooting pellet gun at animals in Waldo neighborhood

A neighbor says a man in her Waldo neighborhood is shooting a pellet gun at animals and neighbors' pets. → Read More

More victims come forward after teen secretly records them in Blue Springs restrooms

Court records reveal disturbing new details in an investigation into a 17-year-old who is accused of secretly videotaping women as they used the restroom at a convenience store in Blue Springs. → Read More

Event held to honor Manny Guzman following deadly stabbing at middle school

Community members who are struggling to cope with the death of a 14-year-old who was stabbed inside Northeast Middle School honored Manuel “Manny” Guzman Thursday night. → Read More

University of Kansas Medical Center official under investigation for possibly sharing child pornography

Federal court records reveal the Graduate Medical Education Administrator at the University of Kansas Medical Center is under investigation by the Department of Homeland Security for possibly sharing child pornography. → Read More

Olathe administrators, parents and teachers discuss safety at town hall meeting

Parents and teachers asked questions and discussed their concerns Tuesday at a Safety Town Hall following a March 4th shooting at Olathe East High School. → Read More