Kansas City Crime Scene: Newspaper Against Police Amid Murder Spike

In this post we roundup a bevy of crime info that's worth a look and notice one media outlet in particular is coming out against law enforcement whilst the murder count begins to climb this Summer.

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Legal Fight After Deadly Shooting

Family of Cameron Lamb files lawsuit against officer who shot him, Kansas City Police Commissioners

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Family members of Cameron Lamb, who was fatally shot by a Kansas City police officer in 2019, have filed a lawsuit in federal court. Lamb was shot and killed in his backyard on Dec. 3, 2019 by Det. Eric Devalkenaere.

Dead-Tree Vs. KCPD

5 KC police officers face criminal charges, accused of killing, excessive use of force

Five Kansas City police officers currently face criminal charges in Jackson County Circuit Court. Accusations against them range from involvement in the shooting death of one man and cases of excessive force against others. All of the victims in those cases have been Black.

Show-Me Political Fight For Guns

New 2nd Amendment Protections In Missouri Split Law Enforcement

With shootings surging in many places across the country, at least 10 states this year have enacted so-called "Second Amendment sanctuary" laws. They vary state-by-state but most are meant to pre-empt tighter gun control measures that could come from the Biden Administration. Missouri Gov.

Roundup After Urban Core Killing

2 dead after shooting at Kansas City residence near 9th and Prospect

by: Travis Meier Posted: / Updated: KANSAS CITY, Mo. - A man and a woman are dead after a shooting incident at a home in Kansas City's East Side last night. Police were first sent at 9:30 p.m. on June 27 to the area of East Ninth Street and Prospect Avenue for a car crash and shooting incident.

Kansas Considers Forgiveness

Clemency is rarely granted in Kansas. Advocates hope Gov. Laura Kelly is changing that.

As a pastor, scripture verses flow easily for Kimberly Caldwell. It is fitting, then, that she is quick to draw parallels between her son, Joseph, and his Old Testament namesake. It has not always been an easy road for Joseph Jones.

Show-Me More Secret Money!!!

New Missouri law makes it a crime to reveal lottery winners

Missouri Lottery winners will be kept secret - unless they ask for publicity - under a law signed Tuesday by Gov. Mike Parson that reverses the lottery's long-time promotional policy. The new law, which takes effect Aug. 28, makes it a misdemeanor crime for lottery officials and contractors to publicly release the names, addresses or other identifying information about winners.

Northland Police Run-In Postscript

Clay Co. deputy stops to help motorcyclist, finds stolen motorcycle and meth

What started as a quick stop for help from a Clay County, Missouri, sheriff's deputy ended with a vehicle theft suspect under arrest.Officials with the Clay County Sheriff's Office said a deputy stopped to help a motorist with a broken down motorcycle on the stop of Missouri 210 Highway.Authorities said it turns out the motorcycle was actually stolen.

Po-Po Share Caution Clips

Distracted Driving: Overland Park police release videos showing crashes after drivers run red lights

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. - Overland Park police say it's time to recommit and slow down, obey traffic signals, and avoid distractions behind the wheel as the department warns about continued danger on Johnson County streets. Overland Park police pointed to three crashes in less than a month that could have been avoided.

KCPD Good Deeds Honored

Dozens of Kansas City police officers to be honored for heroic acts

KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) -- More than 50 Kansas City Police Department members and several residents will be honored for acts of heroism, saving lives and ingenuity at a large award ceremony Tuesday night. The ceremony will be at 6 p.m. in the auditorium of the Police Academy, 6885 N.E.

Asking For Help In The Dotte

KCKPD asking for tips, still looking for man not seen since last Sunday

KANSAS CITY, KS (KCTV) -- The Kansas City, Kansas Police Department is still asking for the public's help in locating a man who has not been seen since last Sunday. The police say 32-year-old Justin Scott Siwek was last seen at 11 a.m. on June 20 at the Days Inn at 7721 Elizabeth Ave.

Search For Youngster Cont’d

Kansas City police asking for help locating a missing, endangered 16-year-old girl

The Kansas City Police Department is asking for the public's help locating a missing and endangered 16-year-old runaway girl.Police are attempting to locate Maniyah Frazier, who was last seen Sunday in the area of 44th Street and Woodland Avenue in Kansas City, Missouri.Police said Frazier is around 5-foot-5 and 125 pounds and her family is very concerned about her well-being.If you know if her location, please call 911 or the Kansas City Police Department's Missing Person's Unit at 816-234-5136.

Murder Count Declines After Tragic 2020

1 year after 4-year-old LeGend Taliferro's death, Kansas City homicides reduced

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - His death sparked a national movement to rid city streets of violent criminals, and it all started in Kansas City one year ago today. On June 29, 2020, a stray bullet flew into an apartment building near East 63rd Street and The Paseo in Kansas City, Missouri.

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