Later today we'll get more news about the plan to save more lives and cope with rising violence . . . Right now, for our early morning denizens we share this glimpse at Kansas City police action, crime news, mugshots and topics related to this town's ongoing struggle with a metro killing spike during the pandemic.
One person was seriously hurt in a shooting near a Dollar Tree in Kansas City, Missouri Tuesday night.Police responded to the call in the 1600 block of E. 63rd St. around 7:45 p.m. When officers arrived on the scene, they found one victim with gunshot wounds.
KCMO Planning Preview
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - It's a strategy that's been 12 months in the making. On Wednesday, Kansas City Mayor Quinton Lucas will unveil his comprehensive crime prevention plan, meant to curb violent trends in the city. Metro crime totals in 2020 have been near an all-time high.
KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) - The Kansas City Police Department announced Monday that body cameras should be delivered in December and worn by all patrol officers by early next year. KCTV5 News followed up with community members who called for the use of body worn cameras during protests earlier this year.
Settlement In The Dotte
A former employee of the Unified Government of Wyandotte County/Kansas City, Kansas, has won a $125,000 settlement after her boss was convicted of grabbing her by the shirt and pushing her into a wall.
Justice For All Delayed
A 37-year-old Black transgender woman was found shot to death on the outskirts of Kansas City, Missouri, on September 19, just months after another Black transgender woman, Nina Pop, was killed in her own apartment on the other side of the state. Aerrion Burnett's body was found shortly before 4 a.m.
White Collar Crime Crackdown
An Olathe man was sentenced in federal court Monday for embezzling more than $280,700 from Palmer Electric Co. In his guilty plea, Michael Panethiere admitted to using his position at the Pleasant Valley electrical contractor to generate and sign company checks that were made payable to himself.
Help ID KCMO Dumpers
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The Kansas City, Missouri, Neighborhoods and Housing Services is asking for help to identify suspects who have illegally dumped trash four times at the same location. The two suspects were caught on camera dumping the trash near East 45th Street and Garfield Avenue, which is known to be a popular spot for illegal dumping.
Suspected Creeper Allegedly Preyed Up Ladies At Love’s
Man charged with invasion of privacy, accused of taking videos underneath woman's dress inside Harrisonville business
HARRISONVILLE, MO (KCTV) - On Sunday, watchful employees called police to investigate a man who was inside the Love's Travel Stop off Brookhart Drive near I-49 in Harrisonville. Police arrived before the suspect left the store. A steady stream of customers come and go 24 hours a day at Love's in Harrisonville, but on Sunday one customer stood out to employees.
Show-Me Another Tragic Deadly Domestic Drama During COVID
A Holden, Missouri, man has been charged with second-degree murder, endangering the welfare of a child creating substantial risk, voluntary manslaughter and a range of weapon-related charges.Daniel Page, 30, is charged with shooting his wife, Sabrina Page, in an incident that occurred on Sept.
Conviction To Democracy
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Confusion over felons' voting rights vary widely by state. A local attorney is making sure people in the metro are prepared ahead of the November General Election. "I think that most people think that once they get a felony, that they can never vote again.
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