GUN CRAZY IN THE GOLDEN GHETTO!!!
Columnists often take comfort in stats but let's not forget the reality on local streets . . .
LIKE IT OR NOT, JOCO IS GROWING MORE DANGEROUS IF MAINSTREAM MEDIA NEWS REPORTS ARE ANY INDICATION!!!
Overland Park police investigate second armed robbery in two days
Thankfully, killing is at a minimum when it comes to the nicer side of the tracks in the metro area. But there's no denying that increased population, economic disparity and the ongoing GREAT RECESSION have made gun crime a growing concern for an area that was once thought to be a safe haven from concerns that are stereotypically associated with the urban core.