A quick look at crime scene news from throughout the metro and across the Kansas City area . . .
Stealing From Kansas City Sick
A Kansas City woman pleaded guilty in federal court Tuesday to embezzling $557,675 from Saint Luke's Foundation, which employed her as an accountant for nearly 20 years. Kathleen Frederico worked as the accounting and special projects manager at Saint Luke's Foundation, a nonprofit that supports Saint Luke's Health System, from May 7, 1999, until she was fired on Feb.
Kansas City Smart Phone Bandit Busted
A Kansas City teen who robbed two people at gunpoint after arranging to sell them a cell phone over the internet was sentenced to 20 years in a Missouri prison. Jalen T. Clayton, 19, was sentenced in Platte County Circuit Court on May 30.
KCMO Gunfight Postscript
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- A man and woman are facing multiple charges in connection to an attempted robbery back in May that lead to a killing after their intended victim fired shots in self-defense, killed one of the would-be robbers' accomplices.
Golden Ghetto Masked Man Wanted
OVERLAND PARK, KS (KCTV) - Officers are asking for the public's helping in solving a pair of robberies that happened last month in Overland Park. Police said the first incident happened in the 9000 block of West 135th Street late in the evening of May 16, while the second happened in the 7500 block of Metcalf Avenue on May 23 just before midnight.
JoCo Youngster Slice Of Life
OLATHE, Kan. -- Olathe police are investigating after a girl was stabbed by another girl Monday afternoon. Police were called to Ridgeview Road and East Lakeview Avenue at 4:30 p.m. Monday on a report of an armed disturbance between two juveniles. When they arrived, they discovered one girl had been stabbed.
Nasty Caretaker Allegations
LIBERTY, Mo. -- A Liberty man is facing charges after allegedly sexually assaulting an employee at an assisted living facility. Robert West Jr., 27, faces one count of felony sexual abuse after an attack on a woman who worked at Cedars of Liberty, where West was living.
Help Report Old School Crime
Nine nursing homes in Kansas and 14 in Missouri are among nearly 400 nationwide with a "persistent record of poor care" whose names had been withheld from the public, according to a U.S. Senate report released Monday.
And this is the OPEN THREAD for right now . . .