The photo above features the old KCMO police HQ from more than 100 years ago.
After the jump we document the continued impact of local court cases, police action and crime that has now reached an all-time high . . .
In the coming days, around 100 federal agents will arrive in Kansas City, Missouri, as part of Operation Legend, a program aimed at helping the Kansas City Police Department in fighting violent crime and solving homicides. Some anti-violence advocates are weary of the new program.
Crime Costs Local Biz
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Automotive business owners in south Kansas City say they're frustrated by thieves repeatedly targeting their properties. Mike Lane has operated the Auto Donation Center in Hickman Mills for nearly 20 years.Early Tuesday morning his surveillance cameras captured video of a would-be thief climbing over a barbed wire fence from within his secured lot to escape Kansas City police.
Kansas City Police Investigate Tragic Discovery On The Nicer Side Of The Bridge
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Kansas City, Missouri, police say it may take three to six months to receive test results from human remains found along the banks of Shoal Creek in the Northland. The remains were first discovered by a 10-year-old boy on Sunday.
High Flying KCPD Control
KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) -- Kansas City police could soon have the Kansas City International Airport under its jurisdiction. The idea has been tossed around in City Hall for more than a decade. Now, some council members want the city manager develop a plan to make it happen.
More Local Backup
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The U.S. Marshals Service will deploy additional deputy marshals to assist with a new anti-violence initiative in Kansas City, Missouri, with an emphasis on arresting those on the city's most-wanted list. Mark James, U.S. Marshal of the Western District of Missouri, said Thursday that the U.S.
JoCo Creeper Charge
OLATHE, Kan. - A 42-year-old man charged with stalking an Olathe woman just months ago has now been charged with her murder. Clyde J. Barnes Jr. has been charged Thursday with premeditated first-degree murder and several other charges in the death of 42-year-old Jessica Smith.
KC Creeper Wanted, Too
KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) -- James Young is wanted on a Missouri parole violation warrant for sex offender registration violation. He is also wanted on a Jackson County, Missouri, failure to appear in court warrant for burglary. His original sex offense occurred during 2009 in Independence and involved sexual misconduct with a 17-year-old girl.
Con Man Appeals EPIC Fine
The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday agreed to hear an appeal by Kansas City payday loan tycoon Scott Tucker that challenges the Federal Trade Commission's authority to demand restitution, as the agency did in his case when it obtained a $1.3 billion order against him.
Meth Town Cop Bravely Dodges Porch Pirate Attack
The Independence Police Department shared a video Thursday of a driver nearly running over an officer during a traffic stop in the parking lot of a QuikTrip.Police said the incident began when officers located a vehicle and occupants that matched the description of suspects wanted for stealing packages from front porches in Independence.Police said a pursuit of the vehicle occurred, but the officers discontinued for safety reasons and the suspects were not located.Police said the officer in the video was not injured.IPD is asking for anybody with information about the location of the vehicle to call 816-325-777 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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