Quick glimpse at some of the top stories this week related to all manner of police and crime scene activity.
Even More Deets On Local Suspected 'Body Count' Face Art Suspect
A Missouri man with a distinct face tattoo has been charged with second-degree murder after a shooting in Kansas City. Jonathan S. Lowrey of Blue Springs, Missouri was charged on April 22 with several crimes in relation to an incident from last month in which he allegedly gunned down another man named Joseph Corum.
MSM Registry Notice
KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) -- Kenneth is wanted on a Clay County warrant for sex offender registration violation. The original offense happened in 2010 in Camden County and involved the child molestation of a 12-year-old girl. His last known address was near Parvin Road and North Bennington Avenue in Kansas City, but his current location is unknown.
Outreach In Español
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- As Kansas City continues to battle a violent crime problem, a group that works with families impacted by homicide is expanding its services in hopes of tearing down language and cultural barriers. It's been a decade since Latrice Murray lost her 17-year-old son Darreon to gun violence.
Meth Town Wrist Slap
Teen mother from Independence who admitted to suffocating baby receives probation, suspended prison sentence
INDEPENDENCE, MO. (KCTV) -- An Independence woman who admitted to suffocating her infant was sentenced to a suspended seven-year sentence and was given five years of probation. Whitley Evenson, 21, was 17 years old when the six-week-old baby died. Evenson was sentenced on Tuesday in the Jackson County Circuit Court.
Po-Po Change Up
A 30-year veteran of the Kansas City Police Department is going from the streets to the classroom. Joe Trombino spent more than 24 of his career working as a traffic officer. Trombino is known for his cheerful, upbeat attitude. A lot of motorists like him, even after receiving one of thousands of citations he has written over the years.
KCK Native Covers Crime For Nation
Bill Inoshita/CBS On paper, S.W.A.T. has all the ingredients of a standard police procedural, with its tried-and-true, suspect-of-the-week formula. Onscreen, however, it is anything but. Two seasons into its run on CBS, the Los Angeles-set hour-long series -- which was first a 1970s TV show before it was adapted into a 2003 movie starring Samuel L.
NEXTGEN Community Outreach
The Kansas City Police Department and the FBI hosted a youth outreach event Tuesday evening at East Patrol, giving teens an inside look at law enforcement.
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