The roundup of the latest news links on police action, local accusations and all manner of alleged misdeeds.
With on caveat . . .
CRIME IN KANSAS CITY WORSENED UNDER THE CURRENT MAYOR AND BOTH CITY COUNCIL CANDIDATES RUNNING FOR HIGHER OFFICE!!!
And so the conversation continues . . .
Kansas City Meth Connection
Feds: 2 homicides linked to large meth ring in Kansas City
Urban Core Confession
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The suspect accused of fleeing a deadly crash at a bus stop last week has turned himself in, Kansas City, Missouri, police said Tuesday. Charges are expected to be filed soon, KCPD Sgt. Jake Becchina said. The crash occurred around 11:30 p.m on June 11 near 67th Street and Troost Avenue.
Golden Ghetto Conspiracy???
A wrongful death suit in Leavenworth County alleges the fatal fentanyl overdose that took the life of Doris Jordan was due to Subsys, a powerful prescription opioid spray made by Insys Therapeutics. Attorney David Helms is representing her husband.
Cold Case Cry For Help
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Kansas City police are hoping a tip from the public will help solve a homicide case from earlier this year. It's been almost four months since someone shot 27-year-old Michael Glover in the middle of the night and left him to die in the street near East 69th and The Paseo.
Censorship On Cell Block
"A Clockwork Orange." "Invisible Man." "Twelve Years a Slave." Issues of Bloomberg Businessweek, Us Weekly, Elle. "Excel 2016 for Dummies." "Tarot Fundamentals." "Electrical Theory." Over the past 15 years, the Kansas Department of Corrections banned those titles, and about 7,000 others, from its prisons across the state.
Prison Probs Persist
Jeff Layton served two tours in the Middle East and returned home to face another battle, one much more personal and elusive than the enemies he encountered abroad. "I got sent to war, did my tours, and when I came home I honestly couldn't cope with what I saw and what I had to do to make it out of there," Layton said.
Daddy Issues Abound
The Topeka Police Dept. is apologizing for an attempt at a humorous Father's Day post. The agency took a lot of heat for the post that joked parents whose kid's dad use drugs or have broken the law "make a memory" and celebrate Father's Day by turning him in.
And this is another OPEN THREAD for right now . . .