Wednesday, July 19, 2017


Midweek marks the beginning of the Kansas City crime surge and here are SOME of the top news stories focusing on increasing local violence. Take a look:

Westport Slice Of Life

Man in critical condition following a stabbing in Westport

One person is in critical condition following a stabbing in the Westport area of Kansas City, Missouri. Police were called to the area of Westport Road and Roanoke around 5:30 p.m. When they arrived they found a man suffering from a stab wound. The victim was rushed to an area hospital in critical condition.

Kansas City High Crime Help Wanted

Job description for new position in KCMO: Reduce crime

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Mayor Sly James's office is looking for someone to fill a new position. The job description: reduce crime. As of July 19, Kansas City, Missouri is sitting at 79 homicides for the year. Kansas City Metro Homicide Tracker Supporters say what the city is doing now isn't working.

Crash Consequences In KCK

Teen charged in crash that killed his four friends, stealing SUV and fleeing the scene

KANSAS CITY, Kan. -- An 18-year-old man has been charged with several crimes in connection to a fatal crash in KCK that killed four of his friends. Nicholas Cook, who already has a juvenile record, was driving a stolen truck when he lost control and crashed.

JoCo Family Drama Aftermath

Overland Park man charged with murder in his stepfather's death

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. - Johnson County prosecutors have filed charges against a man they say shot and killed his stepfather during a family dispute in Overland Park. Phillip Stanley is charged with one count of first-degree murder and is being held in the Johnson County jail on a $1 million bond.

More Deets On Carjacking Suspect Couple

Woman wanted in toddler kidnapping & stolen car incident now in custody in WYCO

Kansas City, KS - Six days after a 3-year-old girl was kidnapped in a stolen car, and found safe a couple of hours later, the two people accused of stealing the vehicle are now in jail. Kerri Reich, 29, turned herself over to authorities in Wyandotte County on Tuesday morning, July 18.

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Anonymous said...

How many people now work in the Mayor's office? 32? More, less? How many cops could we hire if we got rid of the lay-abouts?

Anonymous said...

sLY'S not interested in fighting crime. He has money that he's supposed to deliver.

Anonymous said...

KCPD just can't get the job done.

Anonymous said...

Get rid of all those desk jockey Sgt's at KCPD. put them on the street.
Get rid of the Planning and research Unit.
That would free up a lot of officers.

Super Dave said...

Violent Crime Programs Coordinator is simply Mayor Sly's scapegoat when it fails and does nothing. He will then point a finger at who ever and say, "I hired them to deal with this and they didn't do it."