A quick glimpse of metro crime stories, police action and mugshots from the news cycle . . .
KCMO Crime Scare Clip
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Gun violence injures hundreds of victims 18 years old and younger each year in the Kansas City area. That's why the Kansas City, Missouri, Health Department believes violence prevention should be treated as important as disease prevention. "Sometimes it can be overwhelming to look at those numbers every day," Cynthia Carlson said.
JoCo NextGen Crime Report
OVERLAND PARK, KS (AP) - Charging documents say an Overland Park nursing home worker stole rings valued at nearly $10,000 from a 99-year-old dementia patient by using lotion to slip them from the woman's hands in the middle of the night. Leah Anne Goodall, 23, was arrested Saturday ahead of her preliminary hearing.
Local Anti-Crime Crusade
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Family and friends released "I love you's" Friday in the same spot three men were murdered two years ago. "It's kind of eerie every time I'm here stepping in this place where my son's life ended," Penny Murrell, Kevin Murrell's mom, said with tears in her eyes.
Traffic Tragedy Report
JACKSON COUNTY, MO (KCTV) - A married Grandview couple is facing felony charges in connection with the death of a man who was intentionally run over by a truck. Joshua D. Brooks, 38, has been charged with first-degree murder, armed criminal action, tampering with physical evidence in a felony prosecution, and leaving the scene of an accident.
KCK Police Want To Build The Wall???
KANSAS CITY, Kan. -- One day after a protest, calling for KCK Police Chief Terry Zeigler to be fired for alleged negligence and corruption, advocates are speaking out about another issue. Immigration attorneys say people who are being raped and assaulted are not getting the cooperation and support they need.
Newspaper Notes Longstanding Traffic Question
When law enforcement vehicles engage in high-speed pursuits, the results can be dangerous. The high-speed chase began Saturday, moments after Raytown police officers spotted what they suspected was a stolen pickup truck. Seconds later, the chorus of blaring sirens was joined by flashing police lights as the pursuit weaved through traffic near 59th Street and Raytown Trafficway.
Left Turn Ripoff Alleged
KANSAS CITY, Kan. - A California company has pulled a fast one on Kansas Speedway. DC Solar, in its own bankruptcy filing, said it owes Kansas Speedway $750,000. Federal investigators claim DC Solar has been involved in an $800 million tax-fraud scheme .
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