Tonight, this roundup of community news, police action and reports of violence offers an update on a controversial crackdown that sparked debate from both conservatives and progressive jockeying for political power amid a historic spike in local violence.
Kansas City Seeks Justice
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Families and victims touched by Operation LeGend are speaking out. On Monday, they said they're grateful for the federal agents in Kansas City helping local police solve crimes and bring closure. Chautill Wallace, the mother of Chieynne Wallace, is asking people to stop fighting with each other and find a way [...]
Desperately Seeking Plan To Solve Longstanding Problem
WATCH: Violent crime victims step forward to discuss how to combat crime in future in Kansas City Police said these are the types of crimes that Operation LeGend is working to solve and combat in the future After a violent summer in Kansas City, victims and family members from crimes such as murders, shootings and armed robberies are stepping forward to share their experiences.
Kansas City Testimony
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - As the Kansas City metro continues to see a historic year in violence, the families of a homicide victim and a robbery victim gathered with Kansas City police to share their experiences on Monday. The parents of Chieyenne Wallis shared how their daughter's death has changed their lives.
Midtown Stabbing Postscript
A 39-year-old Kansas City, Missouri, man has been charged with second-degree murder after reportedly stabbing the man who called to report him to police.Officers were called to an apartment near Linwood and Benton Boulevard on July 31 to investigate a reported stabbing.
Suspect Kansas City Lady Killer D-Day Moved Up
A man accused of killing two women nearly a decade apart is getting closer to a trial date, however, multiple issues remain with the case.Kylr Yust is accused of killing Jessica Runions in 2016 and Kara Kopetsky in 2007. Both of their remains were found on the same Cass County farm early in 2017.
Meth Town Deals With Drama
INDEPENDENCE, MO (KCTV) -- A woman was shot and killed Sunday during a domestic disturbance. Officers were called about 9:40 p.m. to the 2600 block of South Arlington Avenue. When they arrived on scene, they found a woman dead inside the home who had been shot.
Kansas City Offers Cash Incentive Against Crime Spike
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The FBI has increased a reward for information leading to the arrest of a federal fugitive being sought by agents as part of Operation LeGend. The reward now stands at $25,000 for information leading to the arrest and prosecution of 30-year-old Cory Brown, also known as "Twin."
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