Right now we take a look at a litany of local alleged misdeeds and police action throughout the day as we review police chases, tragic mugshots, murder aftermath coverage and then just a bit of hope for NEXTGEN progress in the Kansas City metro fight against crime . . .
Local Chase & Standoff Postscript
NORTH KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) -- Two people are in custody after a standoff and pursuit came to an end Wednesday. Officers were working on a property crimes investigation about 10:15 a.m. in the area of Vivion and Antioch roads when they came upon a vehicle with occupants that were wanted for numerous felony property and assault offenses out of Clay County.
Kansas Reluctantly Submits To Growing Prison Industrial Complex
The state spending review panel is freeing up some of the money the Kansas Department of Corrections asked for to place inmates in county jails and private facilities. Prison officials say it's a last resort.
Eapen Fights For Freedom
JEFFERSON CITY - A Capitol pot lobbyist accused of conspiring to distribute large amounts of weed in mid-Missouri pleaded not guilty on Wednesday to the federal charges in U.S. District Court. Thampy appeared in court in an orange Cole County Jail jumpsuit, his hands cuffed in front of him.
Youngster Confronts Hard Time
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- A Kansas City teen faces charges in connection to a January killing of another teen near 39th and Wabash. Jackson County prosecutors say 17-year-old Joshua B. Gaston has been charges with second degree murder and armed criminal action for the deadly shooting of 17-year-old Arkests Grant.
More Deets On JoCo Creeper
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Just one day after a judge sentenced a man for secretly recording women in dressing rooms, that same man may have committed a similar crime. Anthony DeLapp, 33, was booked into the Johnson County Detention Center around 6 p.m. Tuesday on a warrant for breach of privacy.
Prospect Park Killing Suspect
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- A 29-year-old woman is now facing charges after allegedly killing a woman at a KC park near 11th and Prospect on Tuesday. Sabria Nixon has been charged with second-degree murder, armed criminal action and unlawful possession of a firearm in the death of 33-year-old Destiny Brooks.
Police Want Conversation With This Guy
INDEPENDENCE, MO (KCTV) - Police are asking for the public's assistance in identifying an armed robbery subject. Detectives are trying to identify a subject in reference to an armed robbery that occurred Wednesday morning around 9:35. The subject entered the Family Dollar located in the 12500 block of E.
KCPD Crash Scene Today
KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) - A Kansas City Police Department officer and another driver were injured in a vehicle crash Wednesday afternoon. According to police, the crash happened near the intersection of 26th and Michigan where the officer was traveling eastbound heading to a call with lights and sirens on.
Chief Talks Kansas City NextGen Progress
Most of what the public sees our officers doing is reactive: showing up after something bad already has happened. There is a lot of proactive work going on behind the scenes, however, and one of those initiatives starts today.
And this is the OPEN THREAD for right now . . .