Kansas City Crime Scene Ahead Of Summer Violence Spike

And so another deadly Kansas City tradition begins . . .

Temperatures rise, more people are outdoors and violence invariably ensues . . .

For now, here's a quick round-up of recent metro crime news that we're watching . . .

MAGA Crackdown In Kansas City

Kansas City, Missouri, man charged in connection to Capitol riot

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Another Kansas City, Missouri, man has been charged in connection to the Jan. 6 riot at the U.S. Capitol, after telling FBI agents he climbed through a broken window to enter the building.

Tragic Crash Consequences

Woman sentenced to 20 years for crash that killed 4 people

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - A Kansas City woman was sentenced Friday to 20 years in prison for a 2018 crash that killed four people while she was fleeing from police, the Jackson County Prosecutor's Office said. Victoria M. Brown, 27, was sentenced after she pleaded guilty to four counts of second-degree murder.

Gunfire Weekend Postscript

South Kansas City shooting leaves one person with serious injuries

by: Juan Cisneros Posted: / Updated: KANSAS CITY, Mo. - KCPD were called to the 5800 block of Forest Avenue on calls of a shooting that left one person with serious injuries. Police are headed to the scene, but do not have any additional victim or suspect information at this time.

JoCo Law & Order Reporting

Former deputy charged with rape still certified to serve in law enforcement

JOHNSON COUNTY, Kan. - The 41 Action News I-Team is learning more about the former Johnson County deputy now charged with rape and aggravated sodomy. Chad Edward Jennings was charged for an alleged rape that occurred on May 1, 2020.

Hard Time Shooting Aftermath

27-year-old Blue Springs man sentenced in 2019 slaying at Kansas City home

A Jackson County judge sentenced a 27-year-old Blue Springs man to 25 years in prison Friday for the fatal shooting of Joseph Corum at a Kansas City home in March 2019.Jackson County Prosecutor Jean Peters Baker said in February that Jonathan S.

Perfect Village Confronts Faux Po-Po Threat

Prairie Village police warn residents about scammer impersonating officer

by: Juan Cisneros Posted: / Updated: PRAIRIE VILLAGE, Kan. - The Prairie Village Police Department is warning residents about a phone scam where a person is impersonating a police officer. The department says the scammer is "spoofing" the departments phone number 913-381-6464.


Wichita man arrested for assault over Chick-fil-A sauce

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) - A Kansas man has been arrested for attacking a grocery store worker over Chick-fil-A sauce, police said. Wichita police arrested resident James Adam Hirsh, 37, for aggravated assault Thursday. Court records didn't immediately list an attorney for Hirsh.

Developing . . .