A busy and violent day for police and crooks throughout the metro. Here's a glimpse at the postscript at the better follow-up coverage.
Killing The NextGen On MLK Blvd
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - A 25-year-old Kansas City man is accused of fatally shooting a 17-year-old driver who then crashed into a building near 63rd Street and Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard in April, Jackson County prosecutors said Monday.
Lesson In Fear Today
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - One person suffered life-threatening injuries following a shooting Monday afternoon across from Wyandotte High School in Kansas City, Kansas. KCK Police Chief Terry Zeigler said officers were called to the 700 block of N. 22nd Street just after 4 p.m.
Local Lady Shooter Locked Up
Deandre Jackson, of Raytown, pleaded guilty in Jackson County Circuit Court to ten felony counts connected to a 2016 fatal shooting, which killed Maryanna Pennington and injured three other women in Kansas City. He is scheduled to be sentenced in August.
Misdeeds Against Doggy!!!
MISSION, Kan. - A puppy was found at the bottom of a dumpster with puncture wounds on June 3, according to a Facebook post by a Kansas animal shelter. Unleashed Pet Rescue and Adoption put pictures of the dog on their Facebook page, saying a good Samaritan found him and brought him to the animal shelter.
Weekend Tragedy Impacts Community
KANSAS CITY, Kan. -- According to Kansas City, Kansas Police, on Saturday a pregnant woman and her 2-year old son were shot in a home in Argentine. Many FOX4 talked with Sunday were shocked. Others think incidents like this are all too common in their neighborhood.
Meth Town Dude Locked Up
INDEPENDENCE, MO (KCTV) - A suspect that was wanted for felony shoplifting, has now been captured. 31-year-old Derick J. Peknik is described as being 6 feet, 6 inches tall, 240 pounds, with brown hair and brown eyes. On May 23, 2019, Peknik was suspected of a felony shoplift from a store on 39th street in Independence, Missouri.
Bad Hombre Busted
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - A Kansas City, Kansas man is going to prison for his role in helping move 168 pounds of marijuana to a residence in the 900 block of Riverview. Felipe Cano-Porras, 32, will spend four years in prison after pleading guilty to one count of conspiracy to distribute marijuana.
National Effort Needed In KC
Languishing evidence in over 100,000 sexual assault cases around the country has been sent for DNA testing with money from a New York prosecutor and federal authorities, spurring over 1,000 arrests and hundreds of convictions in three years, officials say.
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