Tuesday, March 12, 2019

Kansas City Tuesday Night Crime Roundup



First, a pop culture check on our favorite lady drama . . .

TVLine: OITNB Series Finale: Taylor Schilling, Laura Prepon, Jenji Kohan Share BTS Photos From Last Shooting Days

And then, a quick collection of local stories on all manner of ALLEGED misdeeds documented by MSM today.



Kansas City Capture

Police arrest suspect wanted after morning crime spree

A suspect wanted for a series of crimes was taken into custody Tuesday morning after a rampage of incidents.


Lesson In Newspaper Clickbait

Fired football coach David Beaty sues KU for $3 million | The Kansas City Star

Former Kansas Jayhawks football head coach David Beaty has sued the athletic department at the University of Kansas, alleging that it sought to concoct a reason to fire him with cause to avoid a $3 million payout.


Missouri Remuneration

Missouri man wrongfully imprisoned for 17 years sues police

CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO (AP) -- A Missouri man wrongly imprisoned for 17 years on murder charges alleges in a federal lawsuit that police knew he was innocent and helped prevent his conviction from being overturned. David Robinson's attorneys filed a lawsuit Monday alleging he was framed for Sheila Box's death in 2000.


Rock Chalk Schools Against Intimidation

KS education leader announces bullying task force

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The Kansas Education Commissioner, citing constant feedback from parents, is launching a task force on school bullying. Commissioner Randy Watson announced the Blue Ribbon Task Force on Bullying Tuesday. The 25 to 30 member task force will start work in April, with the hopes of providing recommendations by December.


Meth Topwn Terror

Independence man stops for soda at KC gas station - ends up attacked and carjacked

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- In broad daylight on Saturday, an Independence dad made a quick stop at a gas station for a soda and ended up getting attacked. "I'd never been inside that place before," said the man, who asked FOX4 not to reveal his identity.


Remains Of The Day

Possible human remains found on Pleasant Hill property

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - A person cleaning up a property in Pleasant Hill, Missouri, on Tuesday found possible human remains, according to police. The person was cleaning a shed behind a home in the 400 block of North Independence Street and found what they believed to be human remains, police said in a news release.


Remembrance Following KCMO Murder

Family says murder victim was not perfect, but didn't deserve to die

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The family of an unsolved homicide victim is pleading Monday for witnesses to come forward and help police bring a killer to justice. Detectives have had few leads in the death of Justin Powell. The victim's family admits that they did not approve of everything Powell did in his life, but they say that doesn't justify his killing.


Sleaze Scummit Dude Charged After Raytown Double Slaughter

Man charged in Raytown triple shooting that killed 2

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - A Lee's Summit man is facing two counts of first-degree murder and two counts of armed criminal action in connection to a shooting Tuesday morning in Raytown, Missouri that left two people dead. Jackson County prosecutors Tuesday charged Clinton Jack, 45, with the shooting deaths of Rita Moore and Rodney Burndige.


Show-Me Better College Testimony

Missouri House Committee Approves Changes To How Colleges Handle Sexual Assault Reports

A Missouri House committee gave the green light Tuesday to legislation that would alter how colleges and universities deal with accusations of sexual assault or harassment. The initial passage of Rep. Dean Dohrman's bill comes amid a heightened effort to overhaul what's known as the Title IX process.


Kangroo Gun Rights Talking Point

The real danger behind arming teachers

The first anniversary of the deadliest high school shooting in history in Parkland, Florida, last week inspired Florida state senators to expand programs allowing teachers to carry guns. Meanwhile, lawmakers in the House of Representatives also honored the anniversary by presenting new common-sense gun laws.


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