Quick look at all of the important crime-related local news links for right now . . .
Kansas City Cold Case Legacy
It's been one year since Brandon Herring went missing. His body was found in earlier this year near 67th and Lewis in Kansas City. His murder is still unsolved. On Tuesday, family and friends gathered to remember Herring, trying to focus on the happy times but still struggling Those who love Herring call him "Mac Bear."
Inner-Suburban Power Struggle
New ordinance allows Raytown City Manager to review police personnel decisions Opponents say this move would allow the City Manager to micromanage the police department The City Manager now has the power to review the police chief's personnel decisions before they go to the board for approval in Raytown.
More Arson Accusations After Deadly Blaze The Killed To Kansas City Firefighters
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- A new charge has been filed against the woman accused of setting a fire that killed two Kansas City, Missouri, firefighters, prosecutors announced Tuesday. Thu Hong Nguyen was previously charged with one count of arson, two counts of second-degree assault, two counts of second-degree murder and one count of causing catastrophe.
Janitor Gunman Fakers Stalk Meth Town
Two different families say armed men tried to trick them into opening their front doors to rob them. Investigators say the suspects even faked needing help to try to force their way inside. Just before noon, a woman living in an apartment complex off East 5th Street in Independence heard a knock.
Overland Park Car Crime Suspect Duo
Breaking News The Overland Park Police Department needs your assistance in identifying two suspects in an auto burglary and criminal damage to property which occurred on November 13th 2017 in the 13600 block of Metcalf.
Youngster Crooks Target Working Mom
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- A 37-year-old single mom says she has a lot to be thankful for this Thanksgiving after two crooks robbed her at gunpoint early Monday morning. It happened near 39th and Terrace streets, and after the thieves got away, the woman says things got even scarier.
KCPD Signs Up Your Spy Cam
By Paul Thompson Northeast News At least once in the recent past, a private security camera has helped the Kansas City, Missouri police department solve a violent crime in the Historic Northeast.
Killing The Future Trending In KCK
The Kansas City, Kansas School District is in mourning. December Htoo, a 15-year-old student at J C Harmon High School in KCK was found shot to death over the weekend inside the laundromat where he worked. Htoo's death is weighing heavily on students. "It's pretty quiet," said friend Diana Bueso.
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