A glimpse at metro and recent crime news and police action links that deserve a look for a better view of real life across town
More Deets About The Kangaroo Lavender Oil Suspect
Gerard Dabu is a University of Missouri-Kansas City student charged with assault at an event featuring conservative commentator Michael Knowles Thursday. Dabu, 23, was charged with assault destruction of property, and disturbing schools of other lawful assemblies, KSHB reported. Police say Dabu sprayed an "unknown chemical substance from a water gun" at two university police officers, causing "burns to their body."
Authorities Ask For Help
KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) - The police in Kansas City are looking for a missing and endangered 96-year-old man. John F. Riordan was last seen leaving the 5300 block of NW 73rd St. on Friday at 9 a.m. He is driving a black Nissan Altima with Kentucky plates.
Family Killing Across Bridge
LIBERTY, MO (KCTV) -- A Northland man has been convicted of murdering his son by stabbing him to death. Kevin D. Leslie, 56, was convicted after a four-day jury trial. He is facing 30 years in prison for second-degree murder, and at 15 years in prison for armed criminal action.
Local Fast Casual Hero
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Kansas City police say someone shot a man Thursday night on Sterling Avenue near Interstate 70, moments later, a bystander found him bleeding and afraid for his life in an Applebee's parking lot. Marc Coleman told FOX4 that fear overcame him Thursday night while he was enjoying dinner at the restaurant.
KCK Cold Case
KANSAS CITY, KS (KCTV) -- We now know the name of one of the men charged in the 2008 murder of Jeff Rogers. Daniel Kidwell, 35, has been charged with second-degree murder and contempt of court. He will be in court next week. He is currently being held in the Wyandotte County Jail on a $750,000 bond.
More Deets On KCK Crime
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - One person was charged with murder this week in connection with a deadly home invasion that occurred more than a decade ago. Daniel Kidwell, 35, was charged with one count of second-degree murder in the 2008 killing of Jeff Rogers in Kansas City, Kansas, according to the Wyandotte County Prosecutor's Office.
Midwest College Gun Debate
The Missouri chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, part of Everytown for Gun Safety, is criticizing the Missouri House for advancing legislation that would allow concealed firearms on college campuses. The Missouri House advances HB575 Monday, which will allow colleges to arm faculty and force public colleges to allow people to carry concealed handguns on campus.
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