Saturday, July 01, 2017

Kansas City 4th Of July Violence Round-Up



The metro is popping off this weekend and here's a quick compilation of all the police news from around town.

Take a look:

Morning Murder Aftermath

KCK police seeking suspect in homicide

KANSAS CITY, MO. - Police are investigating the shooting death of a man in Kansas City, Kansas. Officials say police responded to a shooting at about 1:15 a.m. Saturday on the 4300 block of Lloyd. Officers found a deceased man inside the home.


Nearby Consent Debate

Holton residents react to guilty verdict in Jacob Ewing case

A small town in Kansas is reacting after a guilty verdict in a controversial case where Jacob Ewing was charged with assaulting five women and a teenager. Ewing was acquitted in his first trial involving the teenager. However, on Friday, jurors found him guilty.


Kansas City Cop Killer Clip

Prosecutors release surveillance video of KC man's ambush of police last year in Baton Rouge

BATON ROUGE, La. -- A necessary evil. Those are the words from a Kansas City man authorities say was behind a police ambush last year. Investigators said ex-Marine Gavin Long traveled to Baton Rouge with a deadly plan. He killed 3 police officers before responding officers killed him.


Inner Suburban Hot Mess

Man killed, another assaulted, nephew arrested after chase

BLUE SPRINGS, Mo. - Police are investigating the death of a man believed to be a recently retired school custodian. Neighbors say police gathered outside 77-year-old Harvey Baldwin's house Friday night. They later learned Baldwin had been found dead inside. "He was just, he was fantastic.


Dead-Tree Murder Data

Are Kansas City homicides on the rise? A criminologist explains KC homicide trends.

Ken Novak, a professor of criminology and criminal justice at the University of Missouri-Kansas City, put into context recent trends in homicides and other violent crime in Kansas City. Novak said that homicide rates are lower than at points in the 1990s but that law enforcement needs to make more progress in deterring crime.


And this is the OPEN THREAD right now . . .

3 Comments:

Anonymous said...

At KCPD it's business as usual, we and the Mayor are going door to door telling you how safe Kansas City is. It's BS but it sure sounds good.

Anonymous said...

Didn't Fox 4 report that Jason Ewing was JR's nephew. I'm sure they reported that as fact in between promoting locally manufactured donut holders made by a cousin of one of their Nigerian cameramen.

Anonymous said...

Ewing power finally failed. Send Jacob up to Larned we 'll say hello the same way he does.