In this roundup of escalating violence in Kansas City we also take a look at police and political moves that hope to curb deadly crime whilst assuring voters.
Feds Converge On Kansas City
JEOPARDIZE THE CASE. OLIVIA'S FATHER HOWARD JANSEN AND HIS GIRLFRIEND, JACQULYN KIRKPATRICK ARE CHARGED WITH HER MURDER. THERE'S BEEN ANOTHER ARREST IN OPERATION LEGEND. THIS ONE INVOLVES THE DEADLY SHOOTING AT THE KANSAS CITY ZOO OVER THE WEEKEND. 27-YEAR-OLD ANTHONY MENESES FACES A FEDERAL CHARGE OF ILLEGALLY POSSESSING A FIREARM.
Show-Me Double Crackdown
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The Missouri Attorney General's Office will double its efforts in Kansas City to assist with prosecuting violent crime at the federal level. Attorney General Eric Schmitt said Tuesday that his office will lend two additional assistant attorneys general to the U.S.
Cops Claim Innocence
2 KCPD officers plead not guilty to felony charges of alleged excessive force in arrest of Breona Hill
by: FOX 4 Newsroom Posted: / Updated: KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Two Kansas City police officers facing felony charges for an alleged excessive force arrest in 2019, have plead not guilty. An attorney representing 37-year-old Matthew Brummett and 47-year-old Charles Prichard tells FOX4 the two officers appeared in court Tuesday via Webex and entered a plea of not guilty to third-degree assault in the arrest of Breona Hill.
Local Illegal Guns Trending
The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives is offering a $20,000 reward for information in a string of gun store burglaries in the Kansas City area.The ATF said it has identified a theft ring that has burglarized and stolen firearms from at least five gun stores from around the Kansas City area from July 4 to Aug.
Police Desperately Seeking Conversation With This Dude
KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) -- Kansas City police have released very clear video of a suspect wanted in multiple business robberies. Police say the man is wanted in a robbery of two Boost Mobile stores. In video released Tuesday, police say the armed man entered a mobile store in the 5900 block of Prospect Avenue about 11 a.m.
Kansas City Double Take Down After Confrontation
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Two Kansas City, Missouri, men were arrested on Monday following a standoff with Kansas City, Missouri, police, according to the Western District of Missouri's attorney's office. Michael D. Moore, 30, and Jamahl D. Jones, 33, were both charged with possession of firearm as a felon.
Domestic Drama Aftermath
INDEPENDENCE, MO (AP) -- A man has been charged with second-degree murder in the shooting death of his wife in the Kansas City suburb of Independence. The shooting happened Sunday, when Larnell McDonald, 63, called 911 and said he needed police, the Kansas City Star reported.
Feds Share Cash For Clues After Midtown Kansas City Hotspot Killing
SOURCE: KMBC The FBI said in a release Tuesday that federal authorities are offering a reward of up to $10,000 for identifying the suspect responsible for the murder of a man found shot in an apartment building stairwell.Henry Hampton, 34, was found unresponsive inside the stairwell of the Alcazar Apartments off of West 39th Street on Aug.
KCK Advocacy Cont’d
Community activists in Kansas City, Kansas, demanded in front of City Hall on Tuesday that federal authorities look into allegations of misconduct of a former police detective. Representatives from the Kansas chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations, the Grant Chapel African Methodist Episcopal Church in KCK and others held a press conference saying accusations have been raised publicly against retired Kansas City, Kansas, Police Department detective Roger Golubski.
Rock Chalk Defund?!?!
LAWRENCE, Kan. - From the current health crisis to the nationwide protests, it's been a year of change. Now some students at the University of Kansas are calling for a big shift in policing practices on campus. "A lot of people have asked us, why not reform instead of completely disband it, etc.
Kansas City Urban Creatives Unite Against Police Brutality
A diverse set of artists, civic leaders, and social justice organizations are banding together to create six street murals throughout various neighborhoods in Kansas City, Missouri. The KC Art on the Block: A Black Lives Matter Project will be held on September 5, from 11 a.m. until 4 p.m.
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