Saturday, July 15, 2017

Kansas City Not So Nice Car Crash And Gunfire Crime Saturday Morning

Roundup of some of the more downbeat local weekend links.


Today's KCMO Car Crash Tragedy

Driver charged with DWI after man dies in crash at 75th, Paseo

A man was killed when someone ran a stoplight, causing a pair of vehicles to collide late Thursday evening. Now, that driver has been charged with a DWI. Jason Evans, a 20-year-old from Leavenworth, is now facing a charge of driving while intoxicated, a class B felony. Prosecutors have requested a $100,000 bond.

Overnight Gunfire Report

Victim in stable condition after being shot on Benton Boulevard in Kansas City

Police were investigating a shooting Friday night in Kansas City that left one person in stable condition. The shooting was reported shortly before 10 p.m. in the 4300 block of Benton Boulevard. According to dispatch, the victim was in stable condition and talking to officers on the scene.

Kansas City Can't Drive

Stunning increase in number of fatal crashes this year in Kansas City

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- In the first 6 ½ months of this year, 52 people have died in car crashes in Kansas City, Mo. That's a stunning increase of 49 percent. Last year at this same time, 35 people had died. Kansas City, Mo., police say seven of the victims died this week alone.

More Deets On Car Crime Suspects

Two charged in connection with theft of car that had 3-year-old inside

Even though one of the two suspects is still on the run, the Wyandotte County district attorney has filed charges in connection with the theft of a car that had a 3-year-old inside on Wednesday night. Tyler Letzig and Karri Reich face three charges each of kidnapping, aggravated endangerment of a child and theft.

Kansas City Driving Advice In Tragic Crash Wherein Truck Driver Accused Of Driving Too Fast And Not Paying Attention

KC man begs drivers to slow down, pay attention after friend was killed in crash on I-435

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Friends and family are mourning the loss of Charlie Morales, after he died Thursday morning in a three car crash just south of I-70 on I-435. Fox 4's Melissa Stern spoke to a friend of Morales Friday who says they met working at the McDonald's off of Hickman Mills Drive and Red Bridge Road together.

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Anonymous said...

Hold a candle light vigil that always seems to help.

Anonymous said...

There it is again, Benton Blvd. It really needs to be renamed MLK and College Ave needs to be renamed Malcolm X Blvd to signal people they ate on the worst streets in the city.

Anonymous said...

I always try to keep to the limit...and other drivers speed by me flipping me off and cutting in front of me like they want to run me off the road.

KC is full of scum on the freeways.

Anonymous said...

9:03---Amos and Andy would be better.