Colder weather and worsening depression even among the criminal class gives us a brief pause from local crime in order to gather some of the more interesting stories on police action, arrests, scams and ongoing cases.Police Chase Crash Testimony
KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) - - A police chase Friday afternoon led to a serious wreck with seven people sent to the hospital, including two young children and three teens, one of whom was in critical condition as of Friday night.
Sheriff Trumps Policy
LEE'S SUMMIT, Mo. - Jackson County Sheriff's deputies now have a moral and legal obligation to intervene when someone is using excessive force, whether it's physical or verbal. That was the aim of Jackson County Sheriff Darryl Forte's new Duty to Intervene policy, which went into effect on Jan. 1.
Rampant Kansas City Car Crime Push Back
January 6, 2021 A suspect in about 15 car break-ins in the West Bottoms in late December, as well as many other property crimes, is in custody and facing multiple charges. Investigation is continuing, and more charges are expected. DNA and savvy detective work led police to a hotel room near 435 and Front Street on Monday, Jan.
Fighting Phone Fakes
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Scammers are calling, targeting people living in Kansas City. In a string of tweets, Kansas City police explained how an older woman handled a scammer Friday. A woman answered the phone after caller ID showed that someone from the Board of Police Commissioners was calling.
Fatal Crash Aftermath
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - An Olathe man was charged in the death of a 17-year-old girl in a traffic crash last summer. Johnson County Prosecutors announced Thursday that Eric Hoedl, 42, has been charged with second-degree murder or, in the alternative, involuntary manslaughter. The crash happened Aug.
JoCo Search Persists
PRAIRIE VILLAGE, Kan. - New details in the case of a Prairie Village wife and mother who vanished. It's been nearly one year since her daughter reported Angela Green missing. In the past year, there has been movement in the case Det. Sgt. Adam Taylor calls mysterious.
SAVE SNAIL MAIL!!!
Proposed legislation in Jefferson City could establish special penalties for those who steal packages. House Bill 464 started moving through the 2021 legislative session for Missouri. This bill would establish the crime of mail theft. The COVID-19 pandemic moved a lot of daily and holiday shopping online, causing an uptick in package deliveries.
Golden Ghetto Gunfire Aftermath
by: Juan Cisneros Posted: / Updated: LENEXA, Kan. - Lenexa police took a suspect into custody after reports of shots fired into a residence in the 13500 block of West 82nd Street. No injuries were reported at the residence. A suspect was located near 95th Street and Interstate 35 at a hotel in Lenexa, police said.
Hottie Suburban Mayor Wrist Slap Moves Forward
Shawnee Mayor Michelle Distler made her first appearance in Johnson County court Tuesday afternoon on a felony perjury charge. She appeared briefly at the virtual hearing with attorney Robin Fowler, who is representing her, to acknowledge receipt of the criminal complaint and agree to a new court date.
EPIC CASE REVIEW!!!
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The Missouri Supreme Court has appointed what they call a "Special Master" or trial judge to review new evidence in a Kansas City murder case. Keith Carnes has been in prison for 16 years, serving a sentence of life without parole for a crime he says he didn't commit.
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