A glimpse from around the metro on the topics of Springtime shootings, police action and law enforcement notes. Checkit:
Help Clean Up Kansas City
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - People throwing their trash where it doesn't belong is a problem that keeps piling up around Kansas City, Missouri. The area of 29th Street and Poplar Avenue has become a popular dump site. "This is a fantastic spot, because there's one way in, one way out," KCMO Illegal Dumping Investigator Alan Ashurst said.
Kansas Law Man Creeper Suspected
Greater Kansas City Crime Stoppers most wanted fugitives. Updated August 23, 2017. A 38-year-old foster father from Leavenworth was sentenced Tuesday to 4 years in Kansas prison for a sex crime involving a child, according to the Leavenworth County attorney. Floyd Hardin Jr. had pleaded guilty to aggravated indecent liberties with a teen.
Kansas City Searchers For Creeper
JACKSON COUNTY, MO (KCTV) - Police are requesting the public's help in locating a convicted child rapist. 51-year-old Clarence Hamilton is currently wanted by the Jackson County Sheriff's Office for failing to report as a sex offender. His first sex offense happened in Jackson County and involved the rape of a 13-year-old girl.
KCPD Hero In Death
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Officers face danger every day in the line of duty, and off-duty, the danger continues. First responders are more likely to take their own lives than to be killed on the job. It's a reality that KCPD Det. Chris Garcia's family knows all too well.
Have You Seen This Meth Town Bad Hombre???
INDEPENDENCE, MO (KCTV) - Police are requesting the public's help in identifying a subject. Independence police are trying to identify a subject in reference to ongoing criminal investigation into theft of a motor vehicle. The theft occurred at a business located in the 4500 block of S. Nolan Road.
Golden Ghetto Headshrinker Case
An Overland Park psychiatrist has lost his medical license after state regulators alleged he had sex with a patient, exploited a patient relationship for financial gain and continued to practice after his license was suspended in 2018. Under a consent order entered Tuesday, Brian Patrick Lahey waived his right to a contested hearing and agreed to an indefinite suspension of his Kansas license.
Kansas City Rescue Today
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- A bystander helped save a man's car from a parking lot thief, but it wasn't that easy to get the car back. Kansas City police said officers responded to a disturbance around 4:30 p.m. Sunday involving a stolen car.
Search For TIPS Continues
LEE'S SUMMIT, MO (KCTV) -- Someone knows something. That's what's giving one Lee's Summit family hope that their missing 21-year-old daughter will return safely soon. Jacy Deaver disappeared 15 days ago. She was last seen leaving the group home she lives in around 5 p.m. on April 2.
Heroic Local Lady Profile
Hide Transcript Show Transcript KMBC 9 NEWS IS TAKING A CLOSER LOOK AT THE CYCLE OF CRIME AND VIOLENCE IN KANSAS CITY PART OF WHAT WE CALL PROJECT COMMUNITY LARA: PART OF THIS PROJECT IS HIGHLIGHTING PEOPLE WHO ARE WORKING TO BREAK THE CYCLE. WE CALL THEM OUR COMMUNITY CHAMPIONS.
Gunfire Tonight In KCK
KANSAS CITY, KS (KCTV) - One person has life-threatening injuries after being shot in the abdomen on Wednesday evening. Kansas City Police dispatch said that a shooting victim was in a private vehicle at 14th and Genesee when they flagged down an officer to get an ambulance.
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