Thursday, October 24, 2019

Kansas City Thursday Crime Scene

That's an old picture of the Kansas City 1940 Police Band and this is a collection of recent news on all manner of alleged misdeeds, court cases and law enforcement crackdowns . . .

Kansas City Gun Fire Overnight

1 shot near 18th Woodland in Kansas City

KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) -- One person was shot overnight near 18th Street and Woodland Avenue. It happened about 1 a.m. Thursday on the city's east side. Later, a shooting victim walked into the hospital with minor injuries. KCTV5 News is working to find out if those two things are related.

KCMO Phone Drama Report

Employee describes harrowing armed robbery at Metro PCS

The Kansas City, Missouri, Police Department released surveillance video of an armed robbery from Oct. 19 at the Metro PCS store near East 72nd Street and Prospect Avenue. An employee who had a gun pointed at her said children were in the store during the brazen daylight crime.

Suburban Gunfire Report

Two Injured in Overnight Shooting in Raytown

Oct. 24, 2019 Captain Dyon HarperRaytown Police Department Raytown, MO - On Wednesday night, 10-23-19, at about 10:37 p.m., Raytown Police responded to a residence in the 5600 block of Crescent, after receiving a call of shots fired. When officers arrived, they found two gunshot victims at the residence, both adult males.

Standing Against Suspect

Witnesses testify in preliminary hearing for man accused of killing 2 Wyandotte deputies

KANSAS CITY, Kan. -- The man accused of murdering two Wyandotte County Sheriff's deputies in 2018 had a preliminary hearing in court Wednesday. Antoine Fielder, 30, has been charged with two counts of capital murder for allegedly killing Deputies Patrick Rohrer and Theresa King on June 15, 2018.

Horrific Animal Abuse Charges

Lee's Summit man accused of mutilating cat at restaurant

LEE'S SUMMIT, MO (AP) - A Lee's Summit man accused of mutilating a cat in a fast-food restaurant restroom is facing animal abuse and property damage charges. Court documents show 19-year-old Tanner Maggard had worked at an Arby's in Lee's Summit but was fired in June.

Outcry After Tragedy

"I can't hear my baby's voice": Family grieves after loss of a loved one in triple homicide

KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) -- LaRona Jones' family says she was a traveling nurse who had come back to Kansas City to see her mother. They say she went to her god brother's home last Thursday to watch a Chiefs game the night she was killed. "LaRona meant the world to me.

Authorities Seek Conversation With This Local Dude

Jackson County Sheriff's Office requesting assistance in identifying subject

JACKSON COUNTY, MO (KCTV) - Authorities are asking for the public's assistance in identifying a subject. The Jackson County Sheriff's Office is requesting the public's assistance in identifying a subject in connection with a stolen auto investigation. If you can identify the subject, please contact the Jackson County Sheriff's Office or Detective Cox at 816- 541-8017 ext.

Equal Pay Showtime

Ex-AMC exec alleges she was fired for seeking equal pay

KANSAS CITY, MO (AP) -- A former female executive of the Kansas-based movie theater company American Multi-Cinema Inc. alleges in a lawsuit that she was fired in retaliation for asking for equal pay. The Kansas City Star reports that Tonya Mangels, of Kansas City, Missouri, contends that as vice president of product marketing, she performed the same work as several other men in vice president roles.

Weed Zoning Debate Cont'd

Independence's medical marijuana zoning rules irk businesses

INDEPENDENCE, Mo.-- - Many Independence business owners are disappointed the city council kept a restrictive ordinance that mandates where medical marijuana facilities can be located. "I just want to be treated fairly by the state and the city to be scored," said Jonathan Lowe, owner of Mantis 9 Medical Marijuana.

Police Roundup Proves Metro Bigger Than One Horse Town

Eastbound 152-Highway reopens after roaming horses force police to shut it down

PLATTE COUNTY, Mo. -- Eastbound 152 was closed at Amity Road for a short period of time Wednesday due to 8 to 10 horses on the roadway. It took MoDOT crews and Kansas City police nearly two hours to clear the scene.

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