Quick and important update on recent police action, court cases and all manner of alleged local misdeeds . . .
Tense Monday Report
The Kansas City, Missouri, Police Department have called tactical resources to the 8200 block of Ruskin Way for a standoff.Police said officers and detectives were investigating an armed robbery and property crimes case when people inside the residence refused to come out.Police negotiators are working to safely bring the situation to an end.
Checkout Nearby Gut Shot
PLATTE CITY, Mo. -- Police are investigating after a man was found shot at the Quality Inn early Monday morning. According to police, officers were called to 1201 Branch Street at around 3:25 a.m. to check on reports of gunfire. Officers located a man suffering from a gunshot wound to the abdomen.
Lesson In Creeper Spotting
SHAWNEE, KS (KCTV) -- The Shawnee Police Department is investigating a report of an armed man walking in the wooded area near an elementary school. The De Soto School District said a parent called police to report the man in the woods near Riverview Elementary School.
Consequences For Creeper
KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) - A former north Missouri high school teacher pleaded guilty in federal court Monday on after admitting to secretly recording teenagers in his bathroom to produce pornography. According to the U.S. Attorney's office, 39-year-old William Derek Williams of Cameron pleaded guilty to producing child pornography.
Kansas City Cold Case Plea
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- With the Kansas City reward for tips the highest in the country, one metro family is hoping the money will motivate someone to call in. Carletta Temple may arguably be the one who has felt this loss the deepest.
A drive-by shooting killed two men early Sunday near the Power & Light District in downtown Kansas City, police said. The deadly shooting occurred about 2:15 a.m. in the 1200 block of Walnut Street.
Hope For Healing
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- With nearly 100 homicides so far this year in Kansas City, many of the victims of violence left behind, are small kids. Trying to cope with the sudden changes can be tough. Sunday, a group of them learned a valuable lesson in kindness. They're young, and innocent.
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