Kansas City Crime Scene: Even More Metro Shooting

In this roundup of local crime news we notice a great deal of gunfire from throughout the metro . . . And pretty much a cavalcade of human misery . . .

Read more via www.TonysKansasCity.com news link . . . 

KCK PD investigating homicide near Minnesota Ave

KANSAS CITY, KS (KCTV) -- Kansas City, KS is investigating its 37th homicide of 2021. Police responded to the 3100 block of Minnesota Ave around 3 a.m. Saturday on a suspicious activity call. When they arrived, authorities said they found a deceased female inside an apartment.

Woman killed in KCK overnight, person of interest in custody

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Police responded to a suspicious activity call in the 3100 block of Minnesota Avenue about 3:00 a.m. Saturday morning. Upon arrival, officers were taken into an apartment where they located a deceased female inside. A person of interest was taken into custody at the scene.

Suspect in deadly Kansas club shooting arrested in Arizona

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) - A suspect in last month's deadly shooting at a downtown Wichita, Kansas, nightclub has been arrested in Arizona. Twenty-three-year-old Keshawn Maurice Dawson was taken into custody Friday in Phoenix with assistance from the United States Marshal's Service, Wichita police said in a news released.

Independence man indicted from homicide in early October

by: Zoe Jones Posted: / Updated: INDEPENDENCE, Mo. - Jackson County Prosecutor Jean Peters Baker announced that a 36-year-old Independence man has been indicted for a fatal shooting on Oct. 5, 2021. Myles Blesz was indicted for the fatal shooting of Waylon Williams on Huttig Ave.

Concerns of abuse, neglect surface at Overland Park daycare franchise, police investigating

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. - A mother and former employee of an Overland Park daycare center said she witnessed abuse. She and others say they saw the abuse happen at the hands of not only teachers but other children. They said it happened at the Learning Experience on 133rd Street and Pflumm Road in Overland Park.

Police ask for help in locating runaway, 12

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Police are asking for the public's help in locating a missing and endangered runaway 12-year-old girl. Jamya Johnson was last seen Friday in the area of 72nd Street and Tracy in Kansas City, Missouri. She was wearing a blue hoodie, gray pants with butterflies, along with a light blue backpack and a dark colored duffle bag.

FBI data: Kansas City ranks in top 10 of highest violent crime rates in U.S.

by: Becky Willeke Posted: / Updated: ST. LOUIS- Violent crimes increased nationwide during 2020, and St. Louis is third in the nation when it comes to its violent crime rate. Kansas City and Springfield, Missouri also landed among the top 10 cities in the country according to new data from the FBI.

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