Kansas City Crime Scene Ahead Of Memorial Day Weekend

Traditionally, this weekend starts Summer and increased violence across the metro.

However, since COVID cancelled a great deal of the school year and the economic climate remains in flux, this doesn't really feel like the start of Summer break. 

Still . . . Two murders in KCMO yesterday reveal how quickly local crime can spike. Right now here's a quick peek at just a few of the headlines we're checking . . .

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Missouri is home to three of the most dangerous cities in the U.S., and one of those cities was listed at number two on the list. NeighborhoodScout released the Top 100 Most Dangerous Cities in the U.S.

Lenexa officers kicked in hotel door and were met with gunfire, police say

LENEXA, Kan. - New details from a police shooting on Tuesday allege officers were shot at after announcing themselves at a domestic disturbance. The early-morning incident on May 25 resulted in police shooting and killing a suspect at the Extended Stay America at 8015 Lenexa Drive.

Overland Park police trying to identify jewelry store thief

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Overland Park police are asking for help identifying a theft suspect. The man pictured was was part of a jewelry store theft in the 4700 block of West 119th Street. It happened May 21 at 4:15 p.m. The person was seen leaving in a silver Ford Fusion with unknown Kansas plates.

Police searching for KCK woman last seen in Independence in October; family suspects foul play

by: Juan Cisneros Posted: / Updated: INDEPENDENCE, Mo. - The Jackson County prosecutor is supporting the Independence and Grandview police departments in a search for a missing woman last seen in Independence, Missouri in October of 2020. Kensie Renee Aubry of Kansas City, Kansas last had contact with family on Oct.

Suspect arrested in shooting death of innocent bystander in KCK

KANSAS CITY, KS (KCTV) -- A suspect has been arrested in connection to the shooting death of Mark Winner. James Edward Merritt, Jr. was arrested earlier this month and has been charged, according to the Kansas City, KS. Police Department. Winner was shot and killed inside his KCK home.

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