Thankfully, there has been a pause in the local murder count amid a HISTORIC uptick in violence & homicide overall in 2020. This morning, we offer a glimpse at local crime news that mostly features local authorities valiantly trying to catch up tragic local cases.Deadly Gunfire Postscript
Police have identified the victim of a deadly shooting late Friday night as 20-year-old Bryce Pulliam.Just before midnight Friday, officers were called to East 18th Street and Kansas Avenue, just east of Benton Boulevard, where they found a man who had been shot.
Local Lady Taken
INDEPENDENCE, Mo. - In Independence, a neighbor says she saw a woman abducted in the middle of the night Sunday. Independence Police say 20-year-old Jaiden Allinder was taken early Sunday morning. Friends, family, and neighbors are all concerned for Jaiden's safety. Her neighbor said they heard screaming and saw Allinder forced into a large white lifted truck.
Cold Case Search
LAWRENCE, Kan. - New developments in the case of a missing Prairie Village wife and mom. A warrant was served Tuesday at the family's second home in Lawrence. Investigators say they didn't find what they were hoping for - which was Angela Green.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - A judge delayed the execution of a woman who killed a pregnant woman and cut a baby from the dead woman's body. Lisa Montgomery was scheduled to be executed by lethal injection on Jan. 12, 2021. The ruling also states no new execution date can be set until after Jan.
INDEPENDENCE, MO (KCTV) -- Charges have been filed in a case that critically injured a man in a hit-and-run crash. Flor M. Sales-Najarro, 25, has been charged with leaving the scene of an accident and driving while intoxicated. Prosecutors allege Sales-Najarro struck Clanton D.
Kansas City Search For Deadly Driver Continues
by: Juan Cisneros Posted: / Updated: KANSAS CITY, Mo. - A man killed near the area of Elmwood Avenue and Emanuel Cleaver II Boulevard in a hit-and-run crash has been identified as 24-year-old Deyonta Tenner. Police say Tenner was struck by a speeding vehicle that left the roadway on Dec.
Urban Core 2nd Chance
Christine's Place opened its doors to the community on December 18, just a few weeks after the organization purchased the building at Quincy and Independence avenues from longtime barber Joe Vento.
Developing . . .