Here's glimpse at an education in rising local desperation and confrontation with law enforcement becoming part of everyday life. Thankfully, the lesson is easier to understand with cake & ice cream.
INDEPENDENCE, Mo. - A disturbance call turned into a police standoff when a suspect pulled a gun on police. Officers responded to a disturbance call on Kendall Drive, according to a statement from the Independence Police Department. An armed adult female barricaded herself and a hostage inside the home.