Sadly, economic incentive chatter and other ridiculous schemes dominate the local discourse in the midst of a 4th quarter homicide streak. Take a look:
Missouri law severely limits Kansas City's gun-control powers. But three rookie city council members say there's still a lot the city can do to combat its violent crime crisis. Strategies include more community policing, more social services for struggling families and even a big push for local hires on the new Kansas City International Airport terminal project.