Tuesday, February 18, 2020

Kansas City Crime Scene: Ring Doesn't Help Fight Crime, More Meth On The Street & Struggle Against Human Trafficking Cont'd

Here's a quick glimpse at court cases, tech, alleged misdeeds and the ongoing struggle to curb local crime.

No Significant Data From Kansas City Spy Cam Collabo

Ring does not fight crime, say cops in 8 states whose PDs partnered with Amazon-owned home surveillance

There is very little evidence that Ring reduces crime. Hundreds of police departments have signed agreements with Amazon-owned Ring to obtain access to the home surveillance camera footage. Interviews with many of them, in 8 different states, show little to no evidence that Ring actually deters criminal activity.

Local Shooting Charge

Kansas City man charged with second-degree murder in Northland homicide

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - A Kansas City man is facing charges after allegedly shooting and killing a man in the Northland on Sunday night. Darius D. Miller faces charges of second-degree murder and armed criminal action. According to court documents, officers responded to an apartment complex in the 6200 block of North London Avenue on [...]

Meth Returns Worse Than Ever

Meth is back and flooding the streets - and it's uglier than ever

CINCINNATI - The floor seemed filthy and she could not get rid of the grime.Amie Detzel frantically scrubbed that nursing home floor with cleaning supplies she'd found when no one was looking. On hands and knees, dragging her IV pole with her, the gravely sick woman incessantly scrubbed.Meth had found its way into the nursing home.

Local Love Day Scare

Valentine's Day armed robbery caught on camera

KANSAS CITY, Mo.-- - On Valentine's Day, Kirsten Tennison's father was getting his truck ready to give his girlfriend a lift outside of his Marlborough home when a man creeped up. "He thought it was a joke," Tennison said, "just a neighbor coming up just playing around with them so he pushed him back.

JoCo Smoke & Crime

Shawnee police investigate shooting at vape shop

HOW MUCH COLDER TEMPERATURES GO, COMING UP. LARA: BREAKING NEWS TONIGHT, SHAWNEE POLICE ARE INVESTIGATING A SHOOTING AT A VAPING SHOP. KRIS: THIS HAPPENED IN OUR GO AT VAPOR WORLD. -- AN H Police in Shawnee are investigating a shooting at a vape shop Monday night.Authorities said officers were called just before 9 p.m.

Kansas Spyware Vs. Liberty

Kansas Tracks Ex-Convicts Like No Other State, But Lawmakers Wonder If They've Gone Too Far

TOPEKA, Kansas - Kansas is unmatched in its tracking of ex-convicts, resulting in more than 21,000 people convicted of sex, drug or violent crimes being registered on a public database. One of them is Marc Schultz, who was convicted of manslaughter for hitting and killing a cyclist while driving drunk in 2010.

Tragic Tech Crime Suspect

Grandview man charged with rapes, kidnapping, assault against women he met on Craigslist

KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) - A Grandview man in jail is accused of rape, kidnapping and assault against women tied to a string of violent crime that investigators say started last summer. Jackson County prosecutors say 39-year-old Kevin March kidnapped, beat, assaulted and raped several women over the course of eight months.

Outcry For Humanity

Northwest Missouri State University - Kansas City "Call to Action Coalition Summit" set for February 26, 2020

Northwest Missouri State University-Kansas City is working with the Kansas City region and its communities this month to bring awareness to the issue of human trafficking. Northwest-Kansas City, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Wednesday, February 26, 2020will host higher education professionals from the Kansas City area and hear from experts and survivors of human trafficking.

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