Quick smash dive (???) into these local links on the subject of Kansas City metro misdeeds and our culture of violence.
Take a look:
Tuesday Morning Head Shot Report
KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) -- One person is in the hospital with injuries after being shot in the head. It happened 26th and Topping in Kansas City. Police are still trying to find the suspects. Police say the male victim was inside his car when another car drove up and started shooting up the victim's car.
Justice For Vet Killed In Kansas City
Two U.S. senators are seeking answers about the death of a Missouri veteran following an altercation with police at the KC VA Medical Center. For months, officials declined to provide information to The Star.
Report: Family Turned Away By KCPD
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- They tried to put their son on the police's radar before he went missing, but officers turned them away. A week later, he was found dead. David and Vicki Greenwood have no concrete answers about their son's murder. "We've heard all kinds of rumors, but do we know?
Morning Lesson In School Gun Fear
KANSAS CITY, KS (KCTV) -- An individual arrested by Kansas City, Kansas police after threatening to bring a gun to school. Chief Terry Ziegler says the individual was overheard saying he wanted to bring a gun to school so he could shoot people. The suspect is 15 years old.
Local X-Mas Grief Abounds
INDEPENDENCE, Mo. -- It's two weeks before Christmas, and Monica Ray's apartment is dark. No Christmas tree or blinking lights. "I couldn't do Thanksgiving, and I certainly didn't want to do Christmas. It's just too tough," Ray said Monday. This holiday season, the Independence mom has a heavy heart.
911 Is A Joke In The Stix???
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - A plan in Cass County possibly leading to five 911 call centers being consolidated into one has led to controversy among leaders and first responders in the area. Back in 2012, Cass County residents passed a ballot measure calling for emergency dispatching to be more centralized in the area.
More Deets On Catholic Charges
Another lawsuit is filed against the Kansas City-St. Joseph Diocese. The plaintiff is listed as "John Doe" in official court documents, though his real name is Kevin Smith. The 54-year-old claims he was sexually abused by Father Thomas Reardon while he attended St. Gabriel's school at 4737 N. Cleveland Ave.
Developing . . .