In this post we share quite a few local links that offer a glimpse of the real world culture war impact on local streets wherein politics played out amongst the plebs often holds devastating consequences.
Check-it . . .Kansas City South Side Gunfight Aftermath Roundup
Kansas City, Missouri, police have recovered more than 100 shell casings after a shooting and several large fights at a south KC club early Sunday. In all, three different departments had to respond to the scene at the Rendezvous Lounge around 3 a.m. Sunday in the 11800 block of Blue Ridge Boulevard.
Criminal Class Supplied
Federal agents are investigating the burglary of several dozen firearms from an area pawn shop, as well as the theft of police-issued gear recently stolen from a Kansas City Police Department squad car, according to federal court documents.
Rock Chalk Rape Fight
LAWRENCE, Kan. - A Douglas County judge has ordered a new trial for 25-year-old Albert Wilson, a former University of Kansas student convicted of rape. Wilson was a 20 years old when he was accused of raping a then 17-year-old girl in Lawrence he met at a bar.
Po-Po Roll With New Wheels Crafted In Kansas City Metro
What'cha gonna do when they come for you in this beast?Ford Motor Company just revealed the new 2021 F-150 Police Responder. This truck-turned-police cruiser is built exclusively at Ford's Kansas City Assembly Plant in Claycomo.The F-150 Police Responder was first debuted back in 2018; however, it's getting special upgrades with the 2021 model.Ford said it's being built on the 2021 F-150 SuperCrew platform and is America's only pursuit-rated pickup truck.
KCPD End Confrontation Peacefully
KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) -- A standoff ended peacefully and a man with a warrant out for his arrest was taken into custody on Tuesday. According to the police department, detectives went to the 7900 block of Euclid around 2 p.m. to check if a person wanted in an arrest warrant was at a residence there.
Show-Me Thousands Of Deadbeat Daddies
Missouri law makes it a crime when a parent fails to pay child support. The Missouri Public Defender System handles roughly 6,000 of these cases annually. During a House Budget Committee hearing, System Director Mary Fox says handling those cases in civil court, instead of criminal court, could have a significant financial impact on her [...]
Kansas City Juxtaposition: Rural Missouri Crime Spikes
(Jefferson City) A Missouri judge has ruled that putting individuals on a waiting list to get a public defender violates state and federal law.
Follow-Up On Kansas State Senate Honcho DUI Hot Mess
Republican Majority Leader of Kansas Senate Arrested on Suspicion of DUI After Driving the Wrong Way on an Interstate
According to publicly available jail records, Suellentrop was booked at 3:55 a.m. on charges of driving under the influence, attempting to flee or evade law enforcement, speeding, and crossing a divided highway. He was booked into the Shawnee County Jail on $1,000 bond and scheduled for a court appearance Tuesday morning.
Advocacy Persists After Exoneration
The assistant U.S. Attorney who prosecuted Lamonte McIntyre for a crime he did not commit is no longer handling criminal cases. Federal court records show that since last week, Terra Morehead has been removed from more than 20 criminal cases and that those cases have been reassigned to other prosecutors.
Golden Ghetto Old School Looting Allegations
OVERLAND PARK, Kan. - An Overland Park family is looking for a necklace they believe was taken from their 80-year-old grandmother who has dementia. But others suggest that it may have been lost, and the main witness can't tell anyone what happened. "She's a firecracker," Diana Wilson said of her mom, Anita Higginbotham.
Tribute After Midtown Tragedy
Police say a driver racing another car hit and killed Zahara Kathawalla in Kansas City, Missouri, last June. Her parents have now launched a foundation to keep her memory alive as city leaders discuss an ordinance to curb drag racing and other sideshows.
KCK Fam Fights For Justice
KANSAS CITY, Kan. - A Kansas City, Kansas, family said they want justice served after their loved one was killed Sunday morning. Fifty-eight-year-old Cynthia "Cindy" Goulding was identified as the good Samaritan killed after two separate crashes. Goulding's husband said Cynthia was the glue to the family, and whoever is responsible for her death doesn't [...]
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