Quick collection of all the tragic and mostly unnecessary human suffering in the Kansas City metro . . .
Teen Tribute After KCK Immigrant Tragedy
Police are investigating after a teenager was shot and killed at a laundromat in the 2400 block of S. 34th Street. Loved ones have identified the victim as 15-year-old December Htoo. Officers went to the area on a call that came in about 7:15 a.m. Saturday which said someone had been shot.
KCK Shopping Gang Consequence
A 34-year-old Illinois man pleaded guilty Monday to the $53,000 hold-up of a Kansas City, Kan., Verizon Wireless store last year. Terry Curtis, of Rockford, is one of five Illinois men charged in the September 2016 robbery of the store at 10621 Village West Parkway.
KCK Car Attack Suspects
KANSAS CITY, Kan. -- Two men are charged in a confrontation with police that occurred on Nov. 6 in KCK that ended with police firing shots at one of the suspects. Ernest A. Jones and Taurez L. Adams are each charged with being a felon in possession of a firearm, and assault on a federal law enforcement officer.
Show-Me Big Time Asset Forfeiture
Federal authorities are working to seize more than $491,000 of suspected drug money found during a traffic stop by the Missouri State Highway Patrol.
Nasty JoCo Nursing Home Charges
OLATHE, Kan. -- A nurse charged with sex crimes against patients pleaded no contest to his most serious charge on Monday. Dennis Clark went before a Johnson County judge and pleaded no contest to one count of aggravated criminal sodomy, and the judge dismissed six other charges against the nurse as part of the plea deal.
JoCo Transit Tragedy
Police in Lenexa, KS, have identified a man who died after an accident involving a vehicle and a motorized scooter on Saturday.
Inner-Suburban Gunfire Report
RAYTOWN, Mo. -- One person has non life-threatening injuries following a shooting in Raytown Monday morning. Police say it was around 2 a.m. when officers were dispatched to the area of Cedar Avenue and East 79th Street upon reports of gunshots. Responding officers found one person suffering from a non-life threatening injury.
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