Kansas City Crime Scene: Police Dispute Losing Scorecard

Tonight we take a peek at police action, law enforcement news and ALLEGED misdeeds.

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Po-Po Provides Big Picture

Police Scorecard ranks KCPD in bottom 5 nationwide, but department says project data is incomplete

by: Brianna Lanham Posted: / Updated: KANSAS CITY, Mo. - A new public evaluation of policing in the United States scored the Kansas City, Missouri Police Department 496th out of 500 departments nationwide, but only some agencies responded to records requests for data for Police Scorecard , while others simply provided portions of the requested information, resulting in incomplete data that is not easily comparable.


Meth Town Missing Update

Independence police: 26-year-old woman, her boyfriend no longer missing

lexee beckett, zachary daniels SOURCE: KMBC Independence police said a 26-year-old woman and her boyfriend are no longer considered missing.Police said Tuesday that Lexee M. Beckett and Zachary T. Daniels, 23, have been in contact with their families.No other information was released. Independence police said a 26-year-old woman and her boyfriend are no longer considered missing.


More Deets On Operation 100

Kansas City police standoff near 99th, Wornall ends peacefully

SOURCE: KMBC A police standoff in south Kansas City, Missouri ended peacefully Tuesday afternoon.Kansas City police said officers were called Tuesday morning to a townhouse near 99th Street and Wornall Road on a report of disturbance involving a person armed with a gun.Authorities said officers contacted a woman outside the home who said that a man armed with a weapon had assaulted her and another woman.She was able to get outside to safety and call police.


Rock Chalk Art Critics Wanted

KU police release picture of suspects accused of damaging art at campus museum

by: Heidi Schmidt Posted: / Updated: LAWRENCE, Kan. - Two people are suspected of damaging four pieces of artwork at the University of Kansas. The artwork was outside on the lawn of the Spencer Museum of Art at the time it was damaged.


Northland Needs Cash

Fundraising campaign set up to restore stolen 7-foot, 400-pound bronze statue

The City of Fountains Foundation has set up a GoFundMe page to assist with the $12,000 in unbudgeted repairs. The statue of a Native American woman was stolen from the Fran├žois Chouteau & Native American Heritage Fountain off Northeast Chouteau Trafficway, north of Northeast Parvin Road, overnight in early August.


Nasty Burrito Story Unfolds

Muslim teen speaks out after harassment at Lenexa Chipotle restaurant

LENEXA, KS (KCTV) -- Areej Saifan, like many other teenagers, was just trying to work a part-time job while going to college. She worked at a local Chipotle where she says an assistant manager repeatedly harassed her about wearing her hijab.


Tale Of Two Doobies . . . 

How Jackson, Clay and Platte counties differ on marijuana possession in Kansas City

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - On Tuesday, Kansas City Mayor Quinton Lucas brought together the top prosecutors from Jackson, Platte and Clay counties after weeks of back-and-forth between the offices. One point of conflict? Drug charges - or lack of them.


Golden Ghetto Scare Today

Principal: Oxford Middle School safe after Blue Valley student makes threat

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Parents at a Blue Valley school, Oxford Middle School, were made aware of a threat made against the school on Tuesday. In a letter to parents, Principal Courtney Domoney said "We recently learned that an Oxford Middle student made a threat of violence against our school community."


Meth Town Murder Trial Set

Trial set for July 2022 in death of Independence woman

WARNING: Readers may find details in this story disturbing. Two accused killers will now face trial in July 2022 in connection with the death of an Independence woman, whose body was found buried outside a Grain Valley home.Michael Hendricks, 40, and Maggie Ybarra, 30, on appeared Tuesday from jail before Jackson County Judge Joel P.


Festival Gunfire Postscript

Witnesses describe chaos after shooting at SantaCaliGon, some call for increased security

INDEPENDENCE, MO (KCTV) -- Some festivalgoers are calling for security improvements after they were caught in the chaos during a shooting at the SantaCaliGon Days Festival Sunday night around 11. Police say a suspect shot four people, including three 16-year-olds and a 25-year-old. All four were treated and released from local hospitals.

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