Saturday, August 17, 2019

Kansas City Crime Scene News Link

A quick rundown of local police action, court cases and alleged misdeeds from throughout the metro . . .

Kansas City Crowd Control Jazz

Organizer of 816 Day at 18th & Vine invests in security

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Friday marked 816 Day, named of course for the area code of the city so many call home. It was one of the first big events since this month's First Friday, when a claimed the life of an innocent young woman.

KCK Morning Murder Aftermath
Man found dead after being shot in KCK early Saturday morning
KCPD Vacay Rescue Good Deeds

Two KC cops commended after rescuing stabbing victim while in New Orleans

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Two veteran police sergeants with KCPD appeared genuinely surprised to receive a hero's welcome at KCI Airport on Friday afternoon. But it's been an unusual 48 hours for Justin Pinkerton and Todd Templeton, who just returned home from a weeklong convention in New Orleans.

Local Head Shrink Solution

Brain clinic owner says therapy can help prevent PTSD-related violence

KANSAS CITY, Kan. -- An expert in post-traumatic stress disorder believes better therapy could prevent tragic events like the killing of an Overland Park woman and her husband's death at the hands of Kansas City, Kansas police.

Crook Against Troop

Thieves steal Boy Scout trailer and gear worth thousands of dollars from south KC church

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- A local Boy Scout troop is frustrated after they noticed someone snatched their trailer parked at Martin City Baptist Church overnight. The red box trailer is filled with the scouts camping supplies. But when they arrived at the church Thursday morning, they noticed the trailer and everything inside were gone.

Golden Ghetto Crime Spree Capture

Suspect arrested after robberies in Overland Park, Olathe

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - A suspect is in custody after aggravated robberies in both Overland Park and Olathe, Kansas, Friday morning. Overland Park police said the person arrested is suspected in an aggravated robbery in the 9400 block of West 148th Place.

Cash Against Gun Rights

Crime Commission collecting ideas for anti-gun initiatives through $75K grant

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The Kiddie Depot has been on the corner of 35th Street and Woodland Avenue for just over a year. Although its owners are doing all they can to ensure the kids and employees inside are safe, they'd like to see the city do the same for the surrounding area.

Hottie Nurse Hard Time

Overland Park nursing home employee sentenced for stealing $10K in rings from patient

Sometimes plans don't quite work out as intended. Take a look at some would-be criminals who could have used a practice run or two. A certified nursing assistant who pleaded guilty to stealing nearly $10,000 in jewelry from a 99-year-old dementia patient while she slept at a Overland Park nursing home will spend a year in jail.

Kansas City Seeks Justice

One year later, families of two men murdered at Longview Lake determined to get justice

JACKSON COUNTY, Mo. -- The families of two metro men say they are still waiting to bring their killer to justice. Michael Brewer and Keith Wasmer were found murdered at Longview Lake one year ago. That's where both men's families gathered Friday to remember the two friends and look back on a difficult year.

Kansas City Smiling New Start
Innocent Man Exonerated of Murder Freed 24 Hours Ago to Receive Donated Dentistry at Liberty Oaks Dental Group

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