As the murder rate remains sky-high, the quotient of crime and violence escalates throughout the Greater Kansas City area. Check some of the better recent news on the topic:
Just Another Kansas City Cold Case
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Ebony Robinson was at work when she received a call from a neighbor asking if anyone had access to her home. And that's how this Kansas City woman discovered thieves broke into her home. "The house was ransacked I mean they literally just tore everything.
Victim Demands City Hall Accountability
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- She can't speak English and has lived in the United States for less than a year, but that's not stopping a metro mom from making a big impact on her community in Kansas City's Historic Northeast.
MASSIVE JOCO SHOPLIFTER CRACKDOWN UNDERWAY!!!
OVERLAND PARK, Kan. - Overland Park Police make 14 arrests in 4 days and police say online website are encouraging people to shoplift. The Organized Retail Crimes Unit with the Overland Park police department are focusing more efforts online. Those efforts include shoplifting websites where thieves tell other thieves where and how to steal.
Road Rage Fair Play Report
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- A metro man has lost his job after a driver caught him on camera punching her passenger mirror Tuesday. FOX 4 first aired the story because the woman said she needed help identifying the man. He called FOX 4 Wednesday for the chance to tell his side of what happened.
Golden Ghetto Luxury Looting . . .
Dramatic smash-and-grabs in Johnson County have some business owners baffled. And it's video you've got to see. Thieves are going after high-end vehicles, but not in a way you'd expect. Surveillance video shows a pick-up truck backing up and ramming through the service bay doors at the Infiniti dealership in Merriam, Kan.
Stay safe out there, developing . . .