Kansas City Crime Scene: Gunfire, Carjacking & Protest

Our cowtown isn't quite as glamorous as Paris Hilton getting locked up over her career. 

However, the hottie and her trouble with the law inspire our longstanding TKC effort to get locals interested in the news. 

Accordingly, here's a glimpse at local reports on police action, legal cases and ALLEGED misdeeds . . . 

One person in critical condition after shooting in KCMO

KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) -- A shooting in south Kansas City has left one person with life-threatening injuries. Police were called to the area of 8700 Chestnut Circle around 3:30 Monday afternoon. A person at the scene was stated to be in critical condition. No other information has been released by police.

Kansas City man sentenced in 2020 armed carjacking

by: Brian Dulle Posted: / Updated: KANSAS CITY, Mo. - A 21-year-old Kansas City, Missouri man was sentenced Monday in two separate cases, including an armed carjacking and illegally possessing a firearm in another case. Abdul M. Williams was sentenced in federal court to 15 years and 11 months in federal prison without parole.

Olathe police release picture of person of interest in double homicide

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The Olathe Police Department is asking the public to be on the look out for person of interest in a Nov. 20 double homicide . In a picture released by the department, a man is wearing a red cap with a red coat, blue jeans and red cowboy boots.

Dead body discovered near Winner Road and I-435

This morning just before 10am KCPD officers were called to a vacant lot near Independence and Potter Avenues, just west of the I-435 interchange on a dead body call. Officers located a deceased male at that location and contacted detectives. Based on preliminary investigation, the Homicide Unit was called to the scene.

Second officer attacked by an inmate at Lansing Correctional Facility in less than a month

by: Heidi Schmidt Posted: / Updated: LANSING, Kan. - A corrections officer at the Lansing Correctional Facility suffered cuts and possible fractures to his face after he was allegedly attacked by an inmate Monday morning. It's the second time this month a guard working at the prison has been sent to a hospital in similar attacks.

Kansas AG awards financial help to more than 100 victims of violent crime

TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) - Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt has made financial awards to 103 victims of violent crime. According to Schmidt's office, awards were made in 26 new cases and 77 older cases. The awards come from the state's Crime Victims Compensation Board. The awards total $115,401.90.

KC Freedom Project rallies outside MO attorney general's office

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The KC Freedom Project organized a rally Monday outside the Missouri attorney general's office. More than a dozen people gathered to stand up for loved ones they say have been wrongfully convicted. "How many times in Missouri do you have to prove your innocence? How many times?

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