Right now we share a roundup of ongoing Summer violence, police action and local probs as a federal law enforcement crackdown continues . . .
DOJ Crackdown Perspective
Attorney General William Barr has a personal connection to Operation LeGend, which he said is why he named the national effort after the little boy from Kansas City.
Kansas City Cash Offer
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The Federal Bureau of Investigation is offering a reward for information in a Kansas City, Missouri, homicide case as part of Operation LeGend. Anyone who provides information leading to the identification and arrest of the person who killed 30-year-old Shawn Ricks could receive up to $10,000.
Urban Core Shooting Allegation
A 19 year old Kansas City man has been charged in the August 1st murder of Michael W. Brown in front of a residence in the 5600 block of E. 12th street. Thorne A.
Murder Charge Postscript
by: FOX 4 Newsroom Posted: / Updated: KANSAS CITY, Mo. - A 22-year-old man has pleaded guilty to a February drug-related murder of a 20-year-old man in the Northland. On August 18, Darius D. Miller, of Kansas City, Missouri, pleaded guilty to second degree murder, delivery of a controlled substance and armed criminal action in Platte County.
Police Brutality Charge Update
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Two Kansas City, Missouri, police officers entered not guilty pleas this week in connection with an excessive force case. Officers Matthew Brummett and Charles Prichard appeared Monday in Jackson County Court in Kansas City. A grand jury indicted both officers July 24 on a charge of felony assault.
Kansas Creeper Consequences
KANSAS CITY, Kan. (KSNW) - A Kansas man with a prior rape conviction was sentenced Thursday to 197 months in federal prison for distributing child pornography, and ordered to pay $95,000 in restitution, the U.S. Attorney's office said. James Minter, 47, Linwood, Kan., pleaded guilty to one count of receipt and distribution of child pornography.
Alternative Data Point Despite Histoic Cowtown Murder Spike
Will you get robbed this year? How would you rate your chances? Over 10 years, from 1994 to 2004, the national Survey of Economic Expectations asked respondents to do just that. People estimated their risks for a whole host of bad-news life events - robbery, burglary, job loss and losing their health insurance.
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