Quick glimpse at suspected misdeeds and local law enforcement news from across the metro and the region.
Kansas City Against Hate Crime
Here's how you know a hate crime. The act leaves a stain, a wretched taint that festers and ferments through generations. It's a toxicity born from the hate. And no amount of criminal prosecution, spiritual cleansing or dramatic gestures of forgiveness by the victims ever completely resolves it.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The Kansas Board of Healing Arts announced Friday it has suspended a Kansas City-area doctor's license. The emergency suspension was for Dr. Rebecca S. Hierholzer, who is listed on several hospital websites and is licensed to practice emergency medicine. She's also the founder of a local sexual assault awareness practice.
Cold Case Across State Line
KANSAS CITY, KS (KCTV) -- The Kansas City, Kansas Police Department is asking for the public's help in solving the murder of a teenager that happened in 2017. December Htoo was only 15 years old when he was shot and killed in November while he was working at a laundromat to help support his family.
Kansas City Shooting Today
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Police are searching for a suspect after a man was shot Friday afternoon in Kansas City's East Side. The shooting happened at about 4 p.m. near Chelsea Avenue and East Truman Road, but details about what led up to the shooting were not immediately available.
Rock Chalk Gunfire Targets Teens
Two people were taken to hospitals on March 29, 2019, after a reported shooting near the Holcom Park Recreation Center. SOURCE: KMBC Two people were taken to hospitals after a reported shooting Friday afternoon near the Holcom Park Recreation Center.Lawrence police were called at 3:56 p.m.
A Missouri House committee has approved major changes to the state's criminal justice system, including giving judges more leeway in nonviolent crime sentencing. The action Thursday by the House Special Committee on Criminal Justice is just the first step in what its chairman, Rep. Shamed Dogan, R-Ballwin, acknowledges could be a long fight.
More Deets On Local Threat
Man stopped for driving 130 mph said he was heading to White House, needed to return phone to 'leader of the Army'
CHARLESTON, W.Va. - A Missouri man who threatened President Donald Trump and sped to the White House with a gun had driven 13 hours without stopping before he was pulled over along a West Virginia highway Wednesday, a trooper said.
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