Saturday, July 20, 2019

Kansas City Crime Scene Saturday

Compilation of local reports on alleged misdeeds, court cases and police action. These aren't always the most widely discussed posts but are strangely among our post popular as raw info about rising local crime is often glossed over by local media . . .

Kansas City Transit Targeted

Wire stolen from part of Trolley Track Trail, KCATA says

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - A portion of the popular Harry Wiggins Trolley Track Trail was left in the dark after thieves allegedly stole wiring along the trail. The Kansas City Area Transportation Authority on Friday said that 3,000 feet of 10-gauge wire was taken from 12 poles that light the southern part of the trail between 85th and Main streets.

Unity Against Suspect

Woman caught man taking upskirt photos of her daughter at Olathe Ulta, police say

Emily, a local 16-year-old, speaks out after standing up in court to a man accused of privacy breach for taking photos of young women in a Forever 21 dressing room at Oak Park Mall. She has received support from Christa Dubill of KSHB-TV.

Hater Connection

Stepson of murdered Missouri KKK leader gets 59 years in prison for involuntary manslaughter, other charges

ST. FRANCOIS COUNTY - The stepson of a Missouri Ku Klux Klan leader killed in 2017 was sentenced Friday to a total 59 years in prison in connection with his death. Paul E. Jinkerson Jr. was convicted in May by a St.

Purchasing Card Life Lesson

Former Raytown school board president under investigation

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - New information surfaced Friday in the May resignation of Raytown School Board of Education President Dr. Kristie Collins. The Raytown C-2 School District said in a statement that Collins' use of a district procurement card is under investigation by the board.

Golden Ghetto Return
Escaped resident at Johnson County corrections facility caught after 3 days on run

Hate Crime Postscript

Hurt by hate, local leaders and groups promote efforts to stem tide of extremism

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. -- It started out as a day like any other. Mindy Corporon made breakfast for her family, took her younger son to a lacrosse game and sent off her older son, 14-year-old Reat Underwood, to the KC Superstars audition at the Jewish Community Center.

More JoCo Domestic Drama

Woman in custody after man stabbed early Saturday in Olathe

A woman was taken into custody after a man was stabbed early Saturday in Olathe, police said.Police said officers were called at 1:07 a.m. to the 500 block of North Parker Terrace on a reported armed disturbance. Police found a 37-year-old man suffering from a stab wound when they arrived.

Suburban Suspect Allegations

Overland Park man charged with kidnapping, aggravated robbery

LENEXA, KS (KCTV) - Multiple charges have been filed against an Overland Park man, including kidnapping and aggravated robbery. Deron Littlejohn was arrested on Friday evening by Lenexa police on charges of kidnapping, aggravated robbery and aggravated intimidation of a witness. The incidents happened on July 14th.

Outreach After Summer Tensions

Clay County Sheriff deputies shuffling and grooving at Worlds of Fun

CLAY COUNTY, MO (KCTV) - A few Clay Co. Sheriff deputies shuffled in some dance moves while patrolling Worlds of Fun on Friday night. Worlds of Fun hosted their Grand Carnivale festival on Friday night, with plenty of music, attractions and costumes.

KCK Legacy Endures

'We'll never forget': Family still copes after 2016 murder of KCK police captain

KANSAS CITY, KS (KCTV) -- The Kansas City, Kansas, Police Department and family of Captain Dave Melton are preparing for an emotional weekend. Friday marks three years since his murder. July 19, 2016 was the last time Melton walked through the doors at the police department.

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