In this section we cover and reference alleged misdeeds, police action, court cases and all manner of topics related to rising crime throughout the metro area.
KCPD Report Crook Capture
KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) - Several victims say a thief made himself right at home inside their apartments, helping himself to their food, alcohol, electronics and credit cards. They say the man also pretended to be a maintenance man when he tried to break into an apartment while someone was home at Tanglewood Apartments.
Police Share Surveillance Clips
LEE'S SUMMIT, Mo. -- Police are searching for four suspects who appear to have gone on a recent theft spree. The department shared the photos you see above on Facebook. Officers indicated that the suspects were wanted for theft and assault, but didn't provide any information about which specific store was targeted, or who may have been attacked.
Police: Have You Seen This Meth Town Red Chevy???
INDEPENDENCE, Mo. - Independence police are hoping a red Chevy Impala will help them find a shooter. A victim was shot early Friday morning on East 39th Street, just west of Noland Road.
Tragic KC End Game
The Kansas City Police Department said a standoff ended Friday afternoon after police discovered a subject deceased inside a residence in the 8500 block of East 103rd Terrace.Police said officers were dispatched to respond to a disturbance involving a person armed with a gun.
Police Push Back
HENRY COUNTY, MO (KCTV) -- The parents of a Clinton, Missouri officer who was fatally shot have filed a wrongful death lawsuit. The lawsuit was filed in June against Henry County Emergency Management by Darrel and Tara Morton.
Eastern Jack Authorities Push Back Against New Nicotine Tech
The headlines read like something out of a disaster movie, in which vaping takes over the world, but they are all too real:* This week, a California man - who was older than 18 - becomes the seventh person to die from a vaping-related illness in the United States, and on Thursday it was reported that a 40-year old man in St.
KCMO Finds Clue Amid Trash
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Trashed neighborhoods and piles of junk, illegal dumpsites are a huge problem in Kansas City. But a big break just led investigators straight to the door of one of the people responsible. Tucked into a dead end near 32nd and Troost, the city describes the area as one of the worst illegal dumping grounds in Kansas City.
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