Thankfully, it has been a quiet few days as the local crime debate now focuses on longstanding prison issues and springtime for homeless crooks . . .Overland Park Box Store Shootout Aftermath
OVERLAND PARK, Kan. - Overland Park police are looking for two suspects following a Monday afternoon shooting inside a Walmart. Police say they're also looking for the intended target who left the scene during the confusion. The shooting happened just after 5 p.m. Monday when a lot of people were running errands.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Law enforcement in southern Missouri is investigating after the body of a 46-year-old Kansas City, Missouri, man was found last week in a burned vehicle. Eric B. Rodriguez had been shot before his body was burned inside a vehicle on March 23 near Walnut and Bass roads in Laclede County, Missouri, according to the Laclede County Sheriff's Office.
Cruel Kansas City Crooks Target Broken Down Family
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - One Kansas City woman said she will never view Good Samaritans the same after two men stole her car from her husband as he was assisting their son with a flat tire.
SHOW-ME PIMP IN TRAINING LOCKED UP!!!
CLAYTON, Mo. (AP) - A Missouri man has been charged with trying to become a pimp for someone he believed was a woman who would work as his prostitute. Prosecutors charged Eric Niles, 36, of Columbia, Missouri, earlier this month with one count of attempted sex trafficking in the case, according to the St.
Downtown Jail Debated
KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) -- The Jackson County Legislature is moving forward with its largest project in decades; a new county jail. The project, which addresses overcrowding and deteriorating facilities, was met with criticism by some legislators who demanded more transparency during Monday's county legislature meeting.
TOPEKA - An operation by federal, state and local law enforcement to reduce drug-related crime in Topeka has led to more than 250 arrests and the seizure of 24 firearms, nearly 19 kilograms of illegal drugs and $25,000 in cash. Dubbed Operation Frontier Justice, the 10-day joint effort carried out in mid-March targeted violent fugitives and gang members.
JEFFERSON CITY - Gov. Mike Parson on Tuesday announced he has issued pardons for 17 people and commutated the prison sentence of one person, but did not immediately provide details. The move is part of Parson's pledge to reduce a backlog of thousands of clemency requests that he inherited when he took office in 2018.
Have You Seen Her???
KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) -- Kansas City police are seeking help locating a missing 33-year-old woman. Nicole Nelson was last seen near 62nd Street and College Avenue at 10:30 a.m. on March 26. She was wearing green puffy jacket, pink silk shirt and black floral skirt.
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