For our better newshounds, here's a quick roundup of alleged local misdeeds, police actions, court cases and all manner of news related to this increasingly violent town.
Kansas City Murder Redux
A shooting on Independence Avenue turned deadly Friday afternoon, September 13, after Jordan Smith, 55, was shot to death in the parking lot of a convenience store at Independence and Bales at approximately 3:30. According to Kansas City Police Captain Tim Hernandez, very little is known about how or why the man was shot.
Police: Help Find This Fam
KANSAS CITY, Kan. -- KCK police are asking for the public's help to find a mom who has been missing for more than two weeks and her two young children. According to police, Amy Kentch has not been seen since Monday, Sept. 2 near 39th and Booth.
Meth Town Duo ID???
Investigators say thieves broke out vehicle's window parked at apartment complex Sept. 1 -- Investigators say thieves broke out vehicle's window parked at apartment complex Sept. 1.
KCMO Homicide Postscript
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Kansas City, Missouri, police said they have made an arrest in a homicide that happened on June 11. Germon Stevens was taken into custody on Wednesday for the shooting death of Michael Lothridge. Lothridge's sister was also shot in the incident but survived. A for Stevens on June 14.
Push Back Against Kansas Doc
Breaking News KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - A surgeon accused of mishandling surgeries in Missouri is banned from the operating room of the Wichita Veteran Affairs hospital while his work is being reviewed. The Kansas City Star reports Veteran Affair's banned urologist Christel Wambi-Kiesse from doing surgeries at the Robert Dole VA Medical Center in Wichita after learning he faced disciplinary action in Missouri.
Alleged Golden Ghetto Domestic Drama Documented
LENEXA, Kan. -- The trial of a Lenexa man charged with trapping his girlfriend in an apartment for weeks and raping her has ended in a guilty verdict. Jurors in Johnson County court found Anthony Darryl Allen guilty on two counts of rape and one count of aggravated kidnapping Wednesday.
Kansas City Is A Dump
In what's being called one of the most egregious cases of illegal dumping in recent history, city officials and the Kansas City Missouri Police Department have identified a person and vehicle of interest after over 2,000 tires were dumped along an abandoned street at 14th & Kensington.
KCMO Rape Kits Burn
Kansas City, MO - A newly released report from the Kansas City Police Department reveals more information about an evidence storage fire in August of last year. Defense attorney Dan Ross has had concerns for months. He expected KCPD or the prosecutor's office to have an inventory of affected cases back in March, seven months after the fire.
Developing . . .