TKC EXCLUSIVE AND BREAKING NEWS!!! AFTER KANSAS CITY TRIPLE MURDER WEEKEND TOP ECHELON INSIDERS WARN OF 2ND QUARTER LOCAL HOMICIDE SPIKE!!!
The myth of progress in reducing the number of Kansas City homicides is slowly and horrifically being pealed away with a recent uptick in the local murder count.
Accordingly . . .
RIGHT NOW KANSAS CITY IS RECOVERING FROM A TRIPLE MURDER WEEKEND NOBODY REALLY WANTS TO DISCUSS!!!
Here's a round-up of the weekend carnage in KCMO . . .
This is important because earlier in the year the newspaper was on a blitz about the murder rate back when the stats were much more optimistic. In reality, most KICK-ASS KANSAS CITY INSIDERS suspect that Dead Tree Media murder count ranting was really nothing more than a veiled attack against the City Council and Police Chief in support of Mayor Sly's push for local control of police in order to get control over pensions. In short, it was just another political hack move from columnists trying to support their connections. There's one (maybe two) talented crime reporters still working @ The Star and it's worth noting that all of the murder rate content was mostly editorial content.
Anyhoo . . .
More important than yet another power play move by the Mayor or debates over vocabulary and proper use of the word "thug" in the current American lexicon . . .
TOP ECHELON INSIDERS WARN AGAINST A KANSAS CITY 2ND QUARTER HOMICIDE SPIKE THAT MIGHT ALREADY BE UNDERWAY!!!
For a lot of reasons including the economic recovery that isn't happening in the urban core . . . Locals are seemingly getting more desperate and even more opportunities for violence amid warm weather public gatherings await in the very near future.
Right now, after an exceptionally cold and extended winter, the Kansas City homicide count stands @ 18 so far this year compared with 26 at this time last year.
Developing . . .