Kansas City Crime Scene: Violence & Crooks Climbing

Tonight we take a peek at ALLEGED metro misdeeds, police action, and all manner of reports from local streets as violence continues to ramp up as the holidays approach.

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Kansas City Northland Crime Spike

Kansas City, Missouri, U.S. Bank robbed on Tuesday

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The U.S. Bank location at 6161 NW Barry Road in Kansas City, Missouri, was robbed Tuesday. The suspect is an approximately 5'3" woman with long black braids, a dark baseball cap, black face mask and black Kansas City Chiefs championship sweatshirt.

Weed Mystery Investigated

Feds seized a van carrying $166,000 from legal marijuana sales in Kansas City, and no one knows why

Legal experts are scratching their heads over a case that implicates a murky area of the law governing when legal marijuana businesses can be prosecuted in states where marijuana is still not legal. The case involves the seizure of cash generated by Kansas City medical marijuana dispensaries, which are legal in Missouri, as that cash was being transported through Kansas, where medical marijuana is not legal.

Help Find Dangerous Driver

KCPD trying to ID vehicle that hit pedestrian on Sunday

KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) -- The Kansas City Police Department is asking for the public's help identifying a vehicle that hit a pedestrian on Sunday morning. According to the KCPD, the hit-and-run happened in the 43rd Street and Main Street just after 3 a.m.

Gun Crime Hard Time

KC man who stole gun from murder victim sentenced for illegal firearm

A Kansas City, Missouri, man who stole a firearm from the victim of a fatal shooting in a liquor store parking lot has been sentenced in federal court for illegally possessing the firearm.James A. Jones was sentenced on Monday, Oct. 25, to five years and 11 months in federal prison without parole.

Show-Me Feds Unwilling To Meth Around

DEA finds 500 pounds of meth, arrests 11 Missourians in massive drug trafficking ring

ST. LOUIS- The Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) busted a large-scale, multi-state drug trafficking ring and 11 people from St. Louis have been arrested for their role. According to a recent 16-count indictment, this was a long-running drug distribution conspiracy operating in Missouri, California, Arizona, and Texas.

More Deets On Morning Tragedy

Kansas City police investigate after body found near 37th, Oakley

Kansas City police are investigating after a body was found Tuesday morning on the city's east side.Authorities said that just before 9 a.m., officers were called to the area of East 37th Street and Oakley Avenue on a body found.

Local Connect To Mobile Phone Spying

Lawmakers introduce Kelsey Smith Act in U.S. House, Senate

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - A law created in Kansas after the murder of an Overland Park teen nearly 15 years ago could be adopted nationwide. Rep. Jake LaTurner, who represents areas of Kansas just outside the metro area, introduced the Kelsey Smith Act to the U.S. House of Representatives last week.

Cold Case Cont'd In The Dotte

A year later, KCK police still looking for tips in deadly shooting of 20-year-old man

by: Brian Dulle Posted: / Updated: KANSAS CITY, Kan. - The Kansas City, Kansas Police Department is asking for the public's help for tips in the October 2020 killing of 20-year-old Aries Mickles. Police say on Oct. 19, 2020, Mickles was shot while sitting in a vehicle at the intersection of South 21st Street and Ruby Avenue in KCK's Argentine neighborhood.

Sauced Driver Scares Suburban Beauty Shop

Suspected drunk driver plows into local salon; customers say it's a miracle no one was hurt

BLUE SPRINGS, Mo. - Hollywood Nails needs a facelift after an SUV plowed through its store front. The vehicle took out a brick wall and shattered windows Monday afternoon just before 4:30 p.m. Blue Springs police said a man in his 50s was behind the wheel.

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Police pursuit ends in Northland; driver found hiding in tree

A man suspected of leading police on a pursuit in Northland was taken into custody Tuesday afternoon after police found him hiding in a tree.The chase, involving a pickup hauling a trailer, ended near Interstate 435 and Missouri 291 Highway. Police said the driver fled into a wooded area.

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