Tuesday, February 26, 2019

Kansas City Crime News Double Take

Quick fact check on a common misconception powering the discussion of American violence . . .

Reason: New study trashes crappy consensus correlating gaming violence and aggression in real life

And then we share this overview of the greater metro crime scene, charges, allegation and investigations . . .

KCTV5 Allegations Go Viral

KCTV5 investigation into 'nightmare autopsies' goes nationwide

FAIRWAY, KS (KCTV) -- KCTV5 News' investigation into allegations and fraud concerning a Topeka-based autopsy company now strings across the nation. KCTV5 has heard from families on both coasts and across the nation who say Shawn Parcells took their money but never completed the work.

Horrific Kansas Aftermath

Kansas Boy, 10, Was Decapitated on Water Slide, But Murder Charges Against Park Are Dismissed

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Golden Ghetto Lady Boss Brought Down

Overland Park woman convicted in heroin ring, money laundering

KANSAS CITY, MO (AP) - A 61-year-old Overland Park woman has been convicted of participating in a conspiracy to distribute drugs supplied by a drug cartel in Mexico. Christine Little Wood was found guilty Monday of being part of a ring that distributed heroin and methamphetamine from January 2010 to April 2017.

Local Nasty Charges

Kansas City sex offender sentenced for child pornography

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- A Kansas City, Missouri man with prior felony convictions for child pornography was sentenced Monday in federal court for receiving child pornography over the internet. Travis E. Fleming, 44, was sentenced to 15 years in federal prison without parole, according to the U.S. Attorney's Office.

Show-Me Car Crime Hard Time

Carjackers Could Get 10 Years To Life In Prison Under Proposed Law

Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt wants more severe penalties for carjackers - especially when they use a deadly weapon. Schmitt threw his support Monday behind a push to create a felony motor-vehicle hijacking statute. Because there isn't a specific law dealing with carjacking, Schmitt said, there can be different punishments under robbery or stealing charges.

Tragic Local Connection

New Orleans man, already accused in 4 local rapes, linked to a 5th sexual assault

A New Orleans man arrested in December on four rape charges is now accused in a fifth rape and kidnapping, according to arrest records. Daniel Meridy, 34, also suspected in three sexual assaults in Kansas City, Mo., was rebooked Wednesday (Feb. 20) with additional charges of first-degree rape and aggravated kidnapping, Orleans Parish court records show.

Sleaze Scummit Runaround

Two arrested after short police chase ends in Lee's Summit

KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) -- Two people have been arrested after a short police chase ends in Lee's Summit. Kansas City police say officers saw a vehicle about 10 p.m. Monday that matched the suspect vehicle in an aggravated assault the previous day. The driver began speeding east on Bannister Road near James A.

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Anonymous said...

Smart people have known since before video games came out that they didn't lead to violence in the streets. Bad parenting and your typical hood rats are what is the real cause. Playing Candy Crush all day doesn't make me want to go binge on Jelly Bellys or Gummi Bears.

Anonymous said...

^^No, but it makes you an ant-social, lonely, old moron which you certainly are.

Anonymous said...

^^ Says the one who does practice what he preaches.