Wednesday, October 02, 2019

Kansas City Midweek Crime Scene



For our most voracious newshounds we put together this extensive listing of Kansas City metro headlines on police actions, alleged misdeeds, court news and all manner of topics related to debate over the right and wrong side of the law . . .


More Deets On Controversial Reprimand Against KCK Judge

Federal judge in KCK publicly scolded for 'judicial misconduct'

KANSAS CITY, KS (KCTV) - A U.S. District Court of Kansas judge has admitted to sexually harassing court employees, having an affair with a felon and being late to court proceedings, though he has only been reprimanded as a result.


KC Gun Crime Inevitability

'Knew this would happen': KC-area man illegally sold guns later found at crime scenes

An Independence man on Tuesday pleaded guilty in federal court to illegally selling firearms, some of which were seized at crime scenes, according to prosecutors. As part of his plea, Frank Hedden admitted to selling 21 firearms to an undercover agent between February and June in Independence for more than $11,000, prosecutors said.


Protection After Pool Gunfire

Raytown park where 17-year-old was killed now one of five parks getting security guards

RAYTOWN, Mo. -- Security changes are coming to Raytown parks, one of which turned into a crime scene this summer when a teen was shot and killed. After hearing recommendations from the Parks Improvement Committee, the Raytown Parks Board voted to hire private security guards.


Sporting Crash Consequences

Woman sentenced for car crash into Cabela's to steal guns

KANSAS CITY, KS (AP) - A 28-year-old Kansas City, Kansas, woman has been sentenced to a year and a day in prison after she and a co-defendant intentionally drove a car into a Cabela's store in Kansas in order to steal guns. The U.S.


Camera Crook Sacrilege

Thief rips open Northland church's storage trailer and steals $8,000 worth of equipment

LIBERTY, Mo. -- A small church in the Northland is out thousands of dollars after someone stole audio and video equipment the church had intended to sell The equipment was sitting in a U-Haul truck that belonged to Restoration Church in Liberty and was park on the side of the church building.


Crash Aftermath Outcry

Driver involved in deadly crash near Bonner Springs charged with first-degree murder

LEAVENWORTH, KS (KCTV) - A man has been charged after fleeing from police Monday and killing an Illinois man in a crash near Bonner Springs. Anthony Dorsey, 29, was charged with first-degree murder and fleeing or attempting to elude law enforcement Tuesday afternoon.


Kansas City Good Deeds After Violent Tragedy

Parents of KC murder victim starting nonprofit to carry on son's mission to help homeless

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The parents of a Kansas City murder victim are determined to turn their grief into something good. Travon Jones was shot and killed in front of the McDonald's at 31st and Van Brunt back in July. The suspect is now behind bars.


Hard Time For Doggie Misdeed

Missouri man sentenced to 9 years in revenge stabbing of dog

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Important Online Search

KBI reveals new missing persons website

TOPEKA, KS (KCTV) -- The Kansas Bureau of Investigation has revealed a new website aimed at increasing the public's involvement with Kansas missing persons cases. The new missing persons website can be viewed at www.kbi.ks.gov/missingpersons. Unlike several national or non-profit missing person sites, the search tool is specific to missing person cases that originated in Kansas.


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