Once again we take a moment to roundup local police action, court cases and ALLEGED misdeeds from around the metro. As always and with respect to our Constitution, we remind readers that anybody mentioned in this post is INNOCENT until proven guilty.
Kansas City Police Desperately Seeking Info On Double Trouble
KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) -- Police are trying to identify two people involved in a shooting on Frb. 9. The people of interest in the video posted above are seen wearing hooded sweatshirts. The shooting happened at 4422 St. John Ave. Both are described as black male teens.
Kansas City Gas Station Killing Postscript & Fight For Justice
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Surveillance footage led Kansas City, Missouri, police to a man suspected of fatally shooting another man last October at a gas station. Gilberto Barron-Aguilar, 36, was charged with second-degree murder and armed criminal action Tuesday in connection with the Oct.
Help KCK PD ID Crook
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Kansas City, Kansas, police are requesting the public's help with the investigation of an aggravated robbery that occurred earlier this month. Police said in a news release on Tuesday that they need assistance identifying the suspect and a vehicle involved in the Feb. 15 incident.
KCPD Suspect Runaway Tech
A woman accused of falsely identifying herself as a police officer and leaving the scene of an accident is an IT supervisor at the Kansas City Police Department, officials confirmed Tuesday. A police investigation is being conducted into allegations that Paula Chapman-Fagan, 55, "flashed a police badge" and drove away after a car accident late last year in the parking lot of a Platte County thrift store.
Grown Up Allegations Confront Kansas City Adult Teen
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - A teenager will stand trial as an adult after being charged with the murder of a Kansas City, Missouri, man. Da'Shaun Brown, 16, of Kansas City, Missouri, is charged in Jackson County Court with second degree murder, two counts of armed criminal action and assault.
Horrific Reminder Note Charge
A Missouri man accused Wednesday of murder in his wife's presumed death created a note reminding himself to speak about the still-missing woman "in the present tense" after she vanished in October.
Abuse Alleged In JaxCo Case
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - A Kansas City father left in charge of his three small children is accused of abusing his 3-week-old daughter. Corriel Willis, 25, is charged in Jackson County Court with two counts of abuse of a child resulting in serious emotional or physical injury.
Search For Justice Cont'd
INDEPENDENCE, MO (AP) - The mother of a man shot and killed by police claims in a lawsuit that Independence and Sugar Creek officers used excessive force during the confrontation. Tamy Lorraine Lukecart claims police actions were "unreasonable and unjustified" in the death of 22-year-old Dakota Lukecart on Jan. 24, 2017.
Wichita Top Cop Shares Remorse After Rape Comment
Wichita police chief apologizes after suggesting some rapes are 'preventable by using good judgment'
WICHITA, KS (KCTV) - The Wichita police chief is now posting an apology after he suggested women who use dating apps are at least partially at fault if they're assaulted. Wichita's Police Chief, Gordon Ramsay is trying to walk back some comments he made on Tuesday, regarding rape, dating apps and, "good judgement" at the Wichita City Council Workshop.
Show-Me Takeaway Downgrade
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Missouri seized more than $5.9 million worth of property in 2019 under the Criminal Activity Forfeiture Act, according to an annual report from the State Auditor's office. That represents a more than 35% decrease from 2018, when law enforcement officials statewide seized more than $9.1 million in personal property.
Hero Cop To JoCo Rescue
OVERLAND PARK, Kan. -- Careless discard of smoking materials is the official cause of a fire that came close to killing a woman in Overland Park. The fire happened Monday night at the Four Seasons Apartments on 87th Street near Antioch Road.
Justice And Starting Over
Two years after he was released from prison for crimes he did not commit, Lamonte McIntyre will receive $1.5 million in compensation from the state of Kansas."I feel like a brand new me. I feel like a new person.
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