Bianca Beltrán, KMBC

Bianca Beltrán


Kansas City, MO, United States

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Past articles by Bianca:

KC non-profit supports formerly incarcerated people start businesses to reduce recidivism

“We'd like to think the people come home and get a fresh start but, that's really just not the case. There's so many barriers, there's so much stigma, and they really need a chance and more opportunity," said Kyle J. Benson Smith, Executive Director of Determination, Inc. → Read More

Three dead after firetruck crashes into Kansas City building

Fire crews were driving to a call when the truck struck an SUV. → Read More

Kansas City is being warned of uptick in counterfeit bills

A number of fake bills have turned up in Brookside shops in Kansas City, several businesses have been hit in recent months → Read More

Family remembers teen who died after shooting broke out at party

Ximena Aceves-Vargas was hit by a car as a crowd fled when shots rang out → Read More

Clay County, Missouri authorities seeing fatal overdoses linked to counterfeit pills

Authorities are investigating more than a dozen overdoses involving pills laced with fentanyl → Read More

Doctors still deal with COVID-19's delta variant amid omicron

Cases of the emerging COVID-19 variant, omicron, have now been found in 20 countries → Read More

KC Freedom Project protests Missouri AG's handling of Kevin Strickland's case

KC Freedom Project wants the AG's office to give other cases a chance at justice under the new Missouri law. → Read More

New play aims to shine a light on anti-Semitism in Kansas City

Playwright Victor Wishna said much of the dialogue is inspired by the experiences of students in the Kansas City area. → Read More

Plaza restaurant welcomes back guests for holiday tradition

"This is kind of like the first mark that the holiday season is starting. Once those lights come on, then it's just going to be busy for like the next six weeks," said Sous Chef Benjamin Caimi at McCormick & Schmick's → Read More

KCI Airport expects more holiday travelers this week

Airport officials expect a 40% increase from last year. → Read More

UPDATE: Olathe police release Saturday homicide victims' names

Police say the suspects were described as four to five males, in a dark gray pickup truck. → Read More

Church teaches youth group about homelessness through simulation

"Hopefully they will be more aware and want do something about it," said Reverend Sarah Wimberly. → Read More

MoDOT has over $1 billion in unfunded projects

New funding, from the federal infrastructure bill, may help some of those projects reach completion → Read More

Fate of Kansas City police detective charged with manslaughter now rests with judge

Cameron Lamb was fatally shot in December 2019 by police → Read More

From Kabul to Kansas: An Afghan family escapes with help from an Army veteran

"He basically said 'Sir, things are going downhill quick. I gotta get out of here or I'm going to die.'" From thousands of miles away in Kansas, Army veteran Joseph Lendo helped the family of an interpreter he worked with in Afghanistan escape Kabul. → Read More

Kansas City police detective Eric DeValkenaere takes the stand

Detective Eric DeValkenaere was emotional as he described the moments leading up to the shooting. → Read More

Cameron Lamb's roommate testifies in Detective Eric DeValkenaere's trial

Police Det. Eric DeValkenaere is accused of fatally shooting Cameron Lamb in 2019 → Read More

Trial of KCPD Officer charged with involuntary manslaughter starts Monday

Eric Devalkenaere has pleaded not guilty to the charges. Arguments will be heard in a bench trial starting at 9 am on November 8th. → Read More

Missourians enter a plea to felony fraud charges in stimulus scam

Most of the hundreds of stolen identities received funeral services from two Kansas City funeral homes → Read More

Some KC parents are eager to get their children vaccinated

Parents will be deciding whether to sign their kids up for COVID-19 vaccines. → Read More