A fave for our readers, here's a quick collection of reporting on police actions, court cases and even more local news on ALLEGED misdeeds.
Local Gunfire Consequences
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - A Kansas City man was charged with murder on Thursday for a fatal June 2019 shooting, according to Jackson County Prosecutor Jean Peters Baker. Daniel W. Bean, 27, was charged with the death of 27-year-old Brent Barnes. Police initially identified the victim by the name of Barry Barnes.
Bank Heist Today
LEE'S SUMMIT, MO (KCTV) - Police and federal agents are searching for a woman who they said robbed a bank in Lee's Summit Thursday afternoon. Officers responded to Central Bank of the Midwest located at 1201 SW Oldham Parkway shortly before 2:30 p.m. after receiving reports of a robbery.
Police Desperately Seeking Conversation With This Shopping Couple
PARKVILLE, MO (KCTV) -- The authorities are trying to locate a man and woman in connection with an incidence of shoplifting that turned into a robbery at the Price Chopper in Parkville. According to Greater Kansas City Crime Stoppers, the crimes happened on Nov. 16 at about 6:20 p.m.
Science Makes Connection
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - "Justice can come, even though it can come late," said Jackson County Prosecutor Jean Peters Baker. against an accused serial rapist make that statement ring true. The Jackson County Prosecutor's Office filed kidnapping, armed criminal action and rape charges against Daniel A. Meridy.
Crime Against The Troops
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- On Tuesday, the US paid almost $7 million to 82 sexual assault victims of a former physician's assistant at the VA Medical Center in Leavenworth. Mark Wisner is in prison after being convicted in Leavenworth County of multiple crimes including criminal sodomy and sexual battery. On Tuesday.
Life Fight In Court
The Missouri Supreme Court heard oral arguments on Tuesday to decide whether the state's 12 Planned Parenthood clinics should receive federal funding. John Sauer argued on behalf of the state, asking the court to back the Republican-led Legislature's 2018 decision to deny funding to all Planned Parenthood facilities but not other providers that care for the state's Medicaid population.
Holiday Scammers Abound And Target Old School Kansas City
LEE'S SUMMIT, Mo. -- Local police are warning residents to be on the lookout for a saleswoman scamming seniors. She's wanted all over the metro for what looks to be a harmless holiday sale for charity. But police say she's using Christmas baskets to help herself to items inside retirement communities, including residents' wallets and purses.
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