Kansas City Crime Scene: Homicide Count Hits 93 Amid Summer Violence Spike

In this compilation we share a bevy of crime news as we approach another heat wave and the typically violent weekend.

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Midtown Corpse Ruled Murder

Investigators determine victim died of homicide months after human remains found in Kansas City

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - More than five months after an Evergy worker found human remains in a wooded area near 34th and Roanoke Road, detectives are now investigating it as a homicide. Police say that the Jackson County Medical Examiner's Office examined the remains that were found in March.

More Gunfire In The Dotte

1 dead after shooting on Kaw Drive in Kansas City, KS

Kansas City, Kansas, police are searching for a shooter after the city's latest homicide.It happened just after 7:00 p.m. Thursday night near 68th Street and Kaw Drive.Police found a man shot in the street, he died at the scene.There is no suspect information.If you know anything that could help police solve this case, call the Crimestoppers tips hotline at 816-474-TIPS.

Northeast Crook Caught On Camera

Police search for Independence Ave. CVS robber

The Kansas City Police Department (KCPD) is asking for the community's help identifying a robbery suspect. Just before noon on July 14, officers were called to the CVS located at 5901 Independence Ave. Officers contacted the employees, who advised the suspect produced a note to employees at the pharmacy counter instructing them to turn over prescription medications or people would be hurt if they did not comply.

Tragic Gunfire Postscript

2 people taken into custody after child dies in Independence shooting

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Two adults were taken into custody on Sunday after a 2-year-old child was shot and killed inside an Independence apartment. According to a court document, Independence police officers responded to 219 east Walnut Street on reports of a shooting.

More Conviction Deets On Deadly Attack Against Soldier

Man convicted in Lee's Summit road rage killing of National Guardsman

A northwest Missouri man has been convicted of killing a National Guardsman during a road rage confrontation.Nicholas Webb, 61, of Pleasant Hill, was convicted of second-degree murder and armed criminal action in the death of Cody Harter, 23, of St. Joseph, the Jackson County Prosecutor's office announced Thursday.

Northland Crooks Nabbed

3 arrested after statue of Native American woman stolen from Kansas City park

KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) -- Three arrests have been made after a statue was stolen this week from Heritage Park. The statue was part of a tribute to Kansas City's origin. The 400-pound bronze statue is part of the Francois Chouteau Memorial. A parks employee noticed the statue was missing from a display with two other figures Wednesday.

Cartoon Crash Capture

Police locate driver responsible for hitting Walt Disney's Laugh-O-Gram studio

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Police say they found the driver who plowed into the former Laugh-O-Gram studio early Saturday morning. Investigators said the driver hit the brick building near East 31st Street and Troost Avenue around 4 a.m. Saturday. They say the driver got out of the car and ran away before officers arrived.

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