Thursday, February 21, 2019

Kansas City Crime Scene Roundup



A quick rundown of all the local crime news, police reports and alleged misdeeds in and around the metro . . .


Kansas City Crime Fight Hope

New violence prevention group hopes to deter crime

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - It's been a deadly year so far in Kansas City, Missouri. Less than two months into the year, 19 people have been killed in the city, primarily as a result of gun violence. A new group, informally called the Violence Response Team, is forming to help combat this issue.


Rock Chalk Suspect Prankster Returns

Man who made bomb threat at KU Edwards campus arrested again

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - After skipping multiple court appearances, the 66-year-old Kansas City, Kansas, man who told a professor at the KU Edwards Campus that he had a bomb strapped on him and a bag of grenades is back in jail. Richard A. Ellis was arrested Wednesday and booked in Johnson County Jail.


Golden Ghetto Gunman Report

Man, 21, faces charges in fatal shooting of Overland Park teen

A 21-year-old man is charged in the fatal shooting of an Overland Park, Kansas, teenager in January.Ben Workman, 17, was killed in an apartment near 80th and Farley streets Jan. 23.A witness told police two men fled the scene. Alan Hicks is charged with murder and robbery.Investigators believe Workman may have known Hicks.


Tense Traffic Stop Topic

After state report finds racial disparity in traffic stops, advocates and lawmakers call for change

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Racial tension between law enforcement and the black community is high. In 2000, the Missouri legislature passed a statute that requires all law enforcement officers to report a driver's race for every traffic stop to the attorney general's office. That statute came about because of allegations of racial profiling from concerned citizens.


JoCo Po-Po Ask: Who Is This Lady?!?!

Lenexa Police request public's help in identifying woman

LENEXA, KS (KCTV) - Lenexa Police are requesting the public's help in identifying a woman. The Lenexa Police are requesting the public's help in identifying a woman who picked up a person's check book, that accidentally left it behind, and put it in her purse.


Kansas City Intimidation Push Back

KCPD: Man arrested for allegedly intimidating neighbor who called police to report burglary

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Kansas City police confirmed to FOX4 Thursday they have arrested a suspect who allegedly intimidated a man living in the Historic Northeast for calling police to report a recent burglary at his home. Police told FOX4 the suspect, who turned out to be a neighbor, will likely face property crime charges.


Home Care Tragedy

Olathe man charged in death of mother who weighed 58 lbs

OLATHE, KS (AP) -- An Olathe man who is charged with first-degree murder told investigators that he didn't seek medical care for his ailing mother before she died weighing just 58 pounds and suffering from open bed sores, according to court records.


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8 comments:

Anonymous said...

21yr old kolored man kills 17yr old white kid, what’s the naacp have to say about yet another hate crime?

Anonymous said...

"... a woman who picked up a person’s check book, that accidentally left it behind...."

It's "a person WHO" not "a person THAT"

Yeah I know, grammar bitch and so on, but people working in journalism are supposed to know such simple rules of expression. Maybe one of the Star's castoffs can land a gig writing TV news blurbs in proper English.

Anonymous said...

^^Or maybe..you could find something else to cry about. Grammar bitch!

Anonymous said...

^^ Perpetually offended.

Anonymous said...

KCPD the loser pd.

Anonymous said...

^^You the loser at life.

Anonymous said...

So, activists in Missouri want a quota system on which drivers get pulled over.

Anonymous said...

^^^your azzhole.