Kansas City Crime Scene: Homeless Camp Gunfire Persists

Today's trend seems to be worsening Kansas City violence at the outset of the holiday season.

Accordingly, in tonight's set of local news links we notice that scary crime news often (but not always) follows a familiar pattern and often occurs at habitually troubled locations. 

Check the www.TonysKansasCity.com collection . .. 

Gunfire On Grand Blvd Tonight

Kansas City police investigate shooting next to Washington Square Park homeless camp

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Kansas City, Missouri, police are investigating a shooting Monday evening, just feet away from tents that people experiencing homelessness have pitched at Washington Square Park. KCPD dispatched officers to 22nd street and Grand Boulevard around 6:30 p.m., where they located the wounded victim.

More Demands In The Dotte

A week before election, activists ask KCK mayor to urge DOJ to investigate KCKPD

A week before KCK residents cast a ballot for Mayor, the Metro Organization for Racial and Economic Equity (MORE2) organized the latest rally calling for the Department of Justice to open an investigation of the Kansas City, Kansas, Police Department and for Mayor David Alvey to urge them to do so.

Teacher Rebukes Creeper Charge

Former Kearney teacher pleads not guilty to sexual misconduct charge

A former Kearney High School teacher and coach pleaded not guilty Monday to a charge of first-degree sexual misconduct during his first court appearance in the case.Bryant J.

Rock Chalk Crime Road Trip Alleged

Kansas City, Kansas man charged in Lawrence armed bank robbery

by: Mark Feuerborn Posted: / Updated: LAWRENCE, Kan. (KSNT) - A federal grand jury indicted a Kansas City, Kansas man for a September armed bank robbery in Lawrence, according to the U.S. Attorney's Office. The U.S.

NextGen Accusations Cost Fam

Family looking for refund after Overland Park daycare abuse allegations

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. - After a FOX4 investigation, an Overland Park family pulled their child out of their daycare and now want a refund. FOX4 first told you about the Learning Experience earlier this month after parents claimed abuse and neglect. The daycare denies that.

More Deets On Latest Murder

Man shot and killed outside home after disturbance

After a deadly shooting earlier Sunday night, KCPD found a man shot and killed outside a home near 113th Street and Askew Avenue.It happened just after 11 p.m.Police were called to a shooting at the home.They found the victim outside the home dead.

Tragic Rail Crash Postscript

Parkville police continue investigation after man hit, killed by train

PARKVILLE, Mo. - Parkville police continue their investigation in which a man was hit and killed by a train this weekend. A surveillance video captured footage of the incident just before 7 p.m. on Saturday showing 41-year-old Christopher Burdick of Kansas City walking across the tracks on Main Street.

In Defense Of Kansas City Chiefs

Frank Clark faces additional weapons charge

KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) -- Frank Clark, who plays for the Kansas City Chiefs, faces charges for a second incident involving a gun in Los Angeles. In June, police officers spotted an assault weapon in a car Clark was riding in. Earlier this month, prosecutors charged him with possession of an assault weapon.

Hand Up For Gunfire Victim

Kansas City man shot, paralyzed getting help from someone who knows his plight

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - A Kansas City man paralyzed after being shot in the neck is getting help from someone who knows exactly what he's going through. Steven Keener will be the first one to tell you he has made some bad decisions in life, but he said he went out to Washington to a recovery house to get his life in order.

Working Toward Local Solutions

KC Common Good launches new initiatives to combat violent crime

Courtesy KCCG Local anti-violence nonprofit, KC Common Good (KCCG) officially launched two initiatives: Community Connector and Community Calendar. These programs intend to combat violent crime and provide community resources to Kansas Citians in need by directing them to programs and professional services that they otherwise may have not been aware of.

Developing . . .