An important collection of police action, alleged misdeeds and court cases . . .
Cash Double Down Against Rising Kansas City Violence
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - As a deadly weekend came to an end in Kansas City, Missouri, former police major Barry Mayer didn't hold back saying the violence, which claimed five lives in 25 hours, has to stop. "If you don't try, shame on you. That's how I look at it," Mayer said.
Show-Me Employment Law
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) - Missouri's attorney general believes that federal law doesn't protect LGBTQ people from discrimination. Attorney General Eric Schmitt was among GOP attorneys general nationwide who signed a U.S. Supreme Court brief outlining the position Friday. The attorneys general are wading over whether discriminating against someone because they're gay or transgender violates a federal law banning sex discrimination.
Cabela's Crash Conviction
KANSAS CITY, Kan. -- A 30-year-old man plead guilty Monday to crashing a car into the Cabela's store in Kansas City, Kansas in hopes of stealing guns. Kyle Mendez, of KCK, plead guilty to one count of conspiracy to steal guns from a licensed firearms dealer and one count of unlawful possession of a firearm by a felon, according to U.S.
Suspected JoCo Faith Community Repeat Offender Caught In The Act
OVERLAND PARK, KS (KCTV) - Watchful eyes helped Overland Park police catch a man suspected of breaking into at least two places of worship two days in a row. When the man came to the Islamic Center of Johnson County Sunday, a leader realized he had seen him before in surveillance video that was shared on their bulletin board.
Local Creeper Sting
One in four girls and one in six boys will be sexually abused before they turn 18 years old, according to the National Sexual Violence Resource Center. A Jackson County man was sentenced Monday to 12 years in federal prison for traveling to North Dakota to have illicit sex with someone he thought was a 14-year-old girl, prosecutors said.
Raytown Lady Beat Down
Google Maps SOURCE: Google Maps Police in Raytown, Missouri, are investigating a reported road rage incident that sent a woman to the hospital Tuesday morning.Officers were dispatched to the intersection of East 59th Street and Blue Ridge Boulevard around 7:07 a.m.
Adult Gunfire Consequences
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- It's been two months since a young mother was shot and killed in Kansas City. The person charged with killing 19-year-old Breana Robison had his first court appearance Wednesday at the Family Justice Center. The accused killer is only 14 years old.
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