Kansas City Car Crime & Crash Round-Up

Most of today's news-cycle covered car chases and public services messages related to road safety or lack thereof . . .


JaxCo Consequences For Rural Suspects

Three charged in Jackson County after shots fired during 90-minute police chase

Three people face felony charges for resisting arrest during a long pursuit involving Lone Jack and other police agencies, with shots fired during the chase. Kortney M. Shoop, 27, faces first-degree assault and resisting a lawful stop. Hunter A. Fanara, 26, and Colby R. Srite, 26, both face first-degree assault and armed criminal action.

Journey Through Waldo

2 in custody after police pursuit wraps up near I-435, Wornall Road

Two people are in custody following a 40-minute police pursuit that wrapped up on Wornall Road and Interstate 435. A man was taken into custody at the scene of where the pursuit ended. A woman was also arrested near 95th Street and Monrovia in Lenexa.

Local Runaround Drama

Wild police chase ends near 119th, Grandview with arrest

A man was taken away in handcuffs Monday after leading police on a wild pursuit Monday. It ended near 119th Street and Grandview Road.

Youngster Crash Crash Tragedy

6-year-old among 4 hospitalized following wreck on I-70 in Kansas City

A 6-year-old suffered life-threatening injuries following a two-vehicle wreck Saturday night on Interstate 70. Kansas City police say a white Ford F150 was heading eastbound on I-70 and the vehicle was weaving in and out of traffic. The truck struck the rear of an eastbound Chrysler van just after Stadium Drive.

Golden Ghetto Runaround, Too

One arrested following police pursuit in Olathe

College Boulevard and Kansas Highway 7 in Olathe are back open Monday following a police chase in the area. Police were led on a chase by a man driving a pickup truck pulling a trailer just after 1:36 p.m.

Give Highway Workers A Brake

Highway workers plead for slower speeds in work zones

MoDOT and KDOT workers are urging you to slow down as construction season gets started. National Work Zone Awareness Week kicked off Monday with both agencies holding events. In Lee's Summit, MoDOT workers involved in accidents held signs to mark the date they were involved in a work zone crash.

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