SHOCK!!! KANSAS CITY 2016 HOMICIDE COUNT SKYROCKETS TO 95 AFTER WESTPORT AND EAST SIDE KILLINGS!!!
Double murders this weekend bring the Kansas City homicide count to a near 10-year-high at 95 for October.
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The current number is compared to 86 murder at this time last year in an upward trend that mirrors rising crime across the nation and is part of the reason that Kansas City was recently named one of the most violent towns in the nation.
And let's not forge that the Citizen Task Force Against Violence is slated to release their recommendations on Tuesday after a year of deliberations.
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