Promo photo from a cinematic classic the speaks to our blog community. Locally, here are more than a few news links on the topic of alleged crimes worthy of consideration:
Footballer Drama Postscript
CLEVELAND - New reports say the Kansas City Chiefs organization had knowledge of multiple incidents involving star running back Kareem Hunt, including the alleged assault that occurred in The 9 back in February. That night, the only person who was cited was a man who helped the victim of that assault call 911.
Booty Smack Payback
A woman who alleges that a trainer slapped her forcefully on the buttocks during a fitness class at Title Boxing in Lenexa has filed a lawsuit in Johnson County.
Suburban Stop Testimony
A Kansas City man who told officers he was planning to kill someone and was "kinda glad you guys got me" because "I was about to go away for a long time" has been convicted of a federal firearm crime. The Kansas City Star reports that 36-year-old Seneca Harrison was found guilty Monday.
Kansas City Chiefs Tattoo Helps Bring Charges Against This Lady
A woman accused of driving two men to a Hutchinson home to rob the resident of prescription drugs was bound over Monday to face trial in that case - and then ordered to serve seven years in prison after the judge revoked her probation in for two other cases.Reno County District Judge Joe McCarville found probable cause to order Amanda Gresham, 32, to stand trial on counts of aggravated kidnapping, aggravated robbery and aggravated battery for the Oct.
Meth Town Beat Down Case
INDEPENDENCE, Mo. -- A man is in court Tuesday in a case that's linked to the shooting of an Independence police officer. Joseph Wyatt is charged in a robbery from March of last year that left an 82-year-old severely beaten and Officer Tom Wagstaff critically hurt.
Get A Whiff Of The End Of 4th Amendment
A divided Kansas Supreme Court has ruled that police can rely exclusively on their sense of smell to provide probable cause to do preliminary search of a home for drugs. The ruling came in a case where Lawrence police entered a man's apartment to search after saying they detected a strong smell of raw marijuana.
Rock Chalk Pharma Wrist Slap
A 37-year-old former pharmacy technician at the University of Kansas Hospital was placed on probation for stealing drugs from the hospital. Federal prosecutors say Heydon White, of Stillwell, admitted that he stole the painkiller fentanyl from cabinets at the hospital. He was responsible for stocking the computerized cabinets and removing expired medication for disposal.
Kansas City Connection
A $1.6 million bail was set Tuesday for an alleged serial rapist accused of attacking four women who were strangers to him at gun or knifepoint since 2015. Daniel Meridy, 34, was arrested Monday in the attacks, including an incident two months ago where he is accused of placing a knife to a woman's throat after spotting her on a Central City street and promising to give her a ride.
And this is the OPEN THREAD for right now . . .