Kansas City Crime Scene: MO Cash For Cops?!?

It turns out not everybody in the metro is climbing aboard the 'defund' bandwagon.

Accordingly, here's a quick collection of news on the topic of appropriations, police action, creepers and protesters . . .

Missouri lawmaker proposes measure requiring Kansas City to increase funding for KCPD

The head of the Missouri Senate Judiciary Committee wants to increase the amount Kansas City is required to pay for the police budget.Right now, it's 20% of the city's main operating budget. State Sen.

Speeding led to DUI arrest of Kansas City, Kansas representative, report shows

DOUGLAS COUNTY, Kan. - The Kansas Highway Patrol released new information about what led to the arrest of Kansas Democratic House Rep. Aaron Coleman. Coleman was taken into custody on suspicion of DUI around 1 a.m. on Nov. 27. According to the highway patrol report, a trooper tried to stop Coleman for speeding on the Kansas Turnpike.

Woman arrested in pedestrian hit-and-run in Kansas City

KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) -- Police say a woman was arrested shortly after hitting a pedestrian and leaving the scene late Monday night in Kansas City, MO. Police and emergency crews responded at 11:22 p.m. to Independence Avenue, west of Montgall Avenue, in reference to a collision involving a pedestrian.

Kansas City man sentenced for child pornography

by: Brian Dulle Posted: / Updated: KANSAS CITY, Mo. - A 33-year-old Kansas City, Missouri, man was sentenced in federal court Tuesday for soliciting images and videos of child pornography from several child victims and others online. Charles Ray Sheppard was sentenced to 17 years and six months in federal prison without parole.

'She's making progress on her ventilator': 18-year-old shot and left paralyzed continues to recover

KANSAS CITY, KS - N'Deia Porter is on a long road to recovery with her mother Brandi Casey by her side, trying to figure out what's best for her daughter. "I feel kinda like a failure, because I was just like, you know, I'm doing all of this, I've actually got you home and now you're going right back," Casey said.

Police say 13-year-old victim of Monday night shooting has died

WICHITA, Kan. (KWCH) - Update Nov. 30: During a news briefing Tuesday afternoon, police said the 13-year-old victim of Monday night's shooting, identified as Waylon Treat, has died. Police responded to the scene at the 4300 block of S. Bernita and found Waylon with a single gunshot would.

Freedom's Bridge assists victims of trafficking in Kansas City-area

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Colonial Presbyterian Church in Kansas City, Missouri, has many ministries, but this one is close to home for Joy Marie Chamberland. "It is personal for me, I do have family that was, family members who were trafficked," Chamberland, with Freedom's Bridge said.

Group pushing Missouri AG, prosecutors to review more wrongful conviction cases

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Released after spending more than 40 years in prison, Kevin Strickland's wrongful conviction case is bringing the topic of wrongful convictions to the forefront, not only locally, but also nationally. Less than a week since Strickland was released from prison, activists and family members are hitting the streets and calling for justice in other wrongful conviction cases.

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