In this roundup we offer a glimpse at mugshots, local news, and the ongoing culture war that attempts to limit the power of law enforcement.
Local Corona Scams Cont’d
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Data from the Federal Trade Commission shows Americans have lost nearly $70 million to coronavirus scams since January. According to the FTC, consumers in Missouri lost $561,000, while those in Kansas reported losses of $711,000. That number only reflects the cases that were actually reported, meaning losses could be even greater.
Police Push Back Against Protest Crackdown Demands
Kansas City's Fraternal Order of Police has filed a formal grievance protesting the involvement of the Missouri Highway Patrol in investigating officer-involved shootings. The grievance - filed Monday - illustrates the coming battle over the independent review of police department actions. That oversight will be critical if Kansas Citians are to have full faith in their police department.
Postscript Published On Tragic Murder This Week
by: FOX 4 Newsroom Posted: / Updated: KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Police have identified two people who died on Monday in what an officer said appeared to be a murder-suicide. Damone Williams, 45, and Jamie Williams, 48, were found dead in their home on the 9400 block of NE 91st Street.
Police Want Conversation With Suspected Creeper
KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) -- Noah Winkler is wanted on a Jackson County warrant for sex offender registration violation. His original sex offense occurred during 2005 in Marshall, Missouri and involved the child molestation of a 15-year-old girl. His last known address was near 39th Street and The Paseo in Kansas City, Missouri.
Help Find Golden Ghetto Pupper
Police in Overland Park are asking for help in finding a stolen SUV with the owner's dog inside.Police said the gold 1999 Nissan Pathfinder with Kansas license plate 105-JRV was taken about 5 p.m.
Teacher Suspected Creeper On In The Styx
JACKSON COUNTY, MO (KCTV) -- A former Harrisonville High School teacher has been charged with several felony counts for sexual activity with a high school student. Joseph F. Dahman faces five counts of sexual contact with a student. Prosecutors requested a $50,000 bond.
KCPD Union Shares Counterpoint
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Some in the community are thankful that a Kansas City police detective has been indicted in the deadly shooting of Cameron Lamb. Others, though, believe strongly that Det. Eric DeValkenaere did not commit a crime and his actions were justified. The president of the local police union certainly feels this way.
Another Nasty Local Charge
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - A Harrisonville man has been charged with statutory sodomy or attempted statutory sodomy. Randall L. Griffin, 19, was taken into custody June 14 after police were dispatched to the 2000 block of Parkwood Drive on a "possible child molestation that had taken place earlier in the day," according to Harrisonville police.
Life Lesson: Local School Crime Caught On Spy Camera
Independence police attempt to identifying subjects who vandalized elementary school building, park equipment
INDEPENDENCE, MO (KCTV) - Police are asking for the public's assistance in identifying two subjects who vandalized an elementary school building and park equipment. The Independence Police Department is attempting to identify the two subjects who vandalized the park equipment and school building at Cler-Mont Elementary School located at 19009 Susquehanna Ridge at about 12:45 a.m.
KC Real Estate Scams Abound
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Tonya Smith desperately needed a home for her and her children and was estactic when she believed she found on Facebook Marketplace. It was near the city's trendy 39th Street shopping area. "There was a number, and I contacted them," Smith said.
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