Kansas City Crime Scene: Search For Justice & Hate Against Bloggers

In this link blast we feature a bevy of info on ALLEGED misdeeds, ongoing investigations and just a bit of hope going into the weekend.

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Kansas City Outcry After Tragedy

Family members say they've waited 990 days for justice following fatal shooting

KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) -- Family members of a man who was shot outside of his apartment in 2019 are calling for change to shorten the amount of time that victims' families wait for justice. They are also frustrated his suspected killer was released on bond.

Kansas City Killing Postscript

Kansas City man charged in September fatal shooting

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - A Kansas City, Missouri, man was charged Friday in connection to a fatal shooting that occurred on Sept. 11, 2021. Roy L. Broadus, 29, faces nine felony charges, including second-degree murder, unlawful use of a weapon, three counts of first-degree assault and four counts of armed criminal action, according to a Jackson County Prosecutor's Office press release.

Police Tech Training Day

KCPD investigators demonstrate mock crime scene process

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - A lot goes into putting together what happened at the scene of a crime. Investigators from the Kansas City, Missouri, Police Department Crime Scene Unit demonstrated the long and meticulous process. There are 16 people on KCPD's Crime Scene Unit who do not work as sworn police officers.

Local Ballers Among Scam Scandal

2 ex-Kansas community college players among 18 ex-NBA players charged with fraud in $4M health care scheme

NEW YORK (AP) - Eighteen former NBA players have been charged with defrauding the league's health and welfare benefit plan out of about $4 million, according to an indictment Thursday. Among them are two that played at Kansas community colleges; Tony Allen - Butler Community College (00-01) and Ruben Patterson - Independence Community College (94-96).


Missouri sheriff blasts crime bloggers and social media superstars in Cassidy Rainwater case, missing woman photographed partially naked in a cage

DALLAS COUNTY, MO (KCTV) -- The Dallas County, MO, sheriff has harsh words for bloggers and armchair detectives speculating what happened to a missing Missouri woman named Cassidy Rainwater. Rainwater's case has drawn nationwide attention due to the unusual circumstances.

Celebrate Ticket Revenue Scheme Crackdown

Missouri Supreme Court looks at taxation-by-citation law

Missouri's Supreme Court on Wednesday once again weighed the constitutionality of a law against taxation-by-citation, one of few measures passed by state lawmakers in response to massive protests against police violence in Ferguson.Judges heard arguments in the case over a 2015 law limiting how much revenue cities can generate from traffic fines and other tickets.

Suspected Karen Strikes Worker

Lee's Summit mom charged for attacking bus driver who witness says grabbed her child

LEE'S SUMMIT, Mo. - A local parent faces charges for attacking a school bus driver in Lee's Summit. It happened Monday while students were getting dropped off at the Crossroads of Lee's Summit Townhome Complex. Police said a parent assaulted a school bus driver, but that parent said she wasn't the first one to get physical.

Exoneration Aftermath?!?

What happens to troubled prosecutors? New 'extraordinary' deposition reveals the answer

FAIRWAY, KS (KCTV) -- Most of us have certain minimal requirements to keep our jobs. When we don't meet those requirements, there are consequences. What if your boss publicly admitted that you had a bad reputation, in a field where integrity matters-like the justice system?

Tech Targeting Persists

Kansas City detective warns cybercriminals getting more sophisticated with scams

Law enforcement said cybercriminals keep finding new ways to trick you out of your money. If you spend any time on the computer or your phone, you've probably been the target of scammers. They're trying to trick you in any way they can. They play on your emotions.

Busted Across The Bridge

Illegal gambling machines smashed in Platte County following court battle

PLATTE CITY, Mo. - A legal battle over gambling machines ends in pieces in a parking lot north of Kansas City. Platte County Prosecutor Eric Zahnd, Sheriff Mark Owen and Parkville Police Chief Kevin Chrisman watched as county employees used heavy equipment to smash the five gambling machines Thursday.

Planning For Junkies

Narcan can stop a fentanyl overdose in minutes. Here's how to use it.

As fentanyl overdose rates increase in Kansas City, some experts are advocating that civilians carry Narcan, even if they don’t use substances. It's ‘safer than water,’ it’s easy to administer and it neutralizes fentanyl within minutes, experts say. .

Cash Back On The Nice Side Of The Bridge

Clay Co. Sheriff expects to return $1M to scam victims this year

LIBERTY, Mo. - The Clay County Sheriff's office is on pace to return more than $1 million dollars to scam victims this year. The department said it's already returned more than $800,000 to victims in online scams in 2021. One of those scams, the sheriffs' office deal says it often deals with cloned Facebook accounts.

Higher Calling Against Killing

Catholic bishops urge Missouri leaders to end executions

Leaders of the four Roman Catholic dioceses in Missouri are urging state leaders to end the use of the death penalty, after a convicted killer of three was executed despite a request for clemency from the pope. Ernest Johnson was executed Tuesday evening, the first Missouri execution in 16 months and the seventh in the U.S.

Police & Kansas City Pray Together

Events begin for big Faith & Blue weekend in Kansas City

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The weekend is going to be a beautiful one to get outside and enjoy fall, faith, and blue. The annual Faith & Blue event works to build relationships between police departments and communities across the country. The action-packed weekend began Friday morning with a community prayer breakfast.

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