Kansas City Crime Scene: Shooting & Stealing Amid Courtroom Politics

Right now we take a sec to catch-up to more local crime news and local streets remain treacherous as controversial courtroom proceedings wrap-up.

As always, we take a peek at all sides of the discourse . . . From activists to cops . . .

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'Final straw:' Kansas City business hopes you can find thieves responsible for loss of thousands of dollars in stolen equipment

KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) --- A local business is fed up with thieves who have targeted them several times in the last few months. The Truck, Trailer and Hitch center off Hickman Mills Dr. welcomes customers who want to browse their extensive inventory.

Two questions of justice at the Jackson County Courthouse

A trial continues for a Kansas City police detective charged in the fatal shooting of a Black man. Plus, the fate of Kevin Strickland, a Kansas City man who has spent 43 years in prison for a crime prosecutors say he didn't commit, is now in the hands of a judge.

KCPD investigating early morning shooting

13th and belmont shooting SOURCE: kmbc One person was injured in a shooting early Friday morning.It happened near 13th Street and Belmont Avenue just before 3 a.m., Kansas City, Missouri police tell us.If you know anything, call the Crimestoppers Tips Hotline at 816-474-TIPS.Look for updates here on kmbc.com.

Family of fallen Independence officer, other law enforcement honored at annual event

RIVERSIDE, Mo. - A milestone event as the Kansas City metro Chiefs and Sheriffs' Association presented Awards for Valor. It's their 50th annual event highlighting the good law enforcement does in the community. It was an emotional day for brothers and sisters in blue. The Valor Awards signify courage under intense situations.

Family of man killed during KCK crime spree: 'Just a senseless act that happened to a great man'

KANSAS CITY, Kan. - For the first time, a local man's family shares his story after he was killed outside his home last month off Sandusky Avenue in Kansas City, Kansas. The suspected killer was charged with 12 felonies in a deadly crime spree stretching across Kansas and Missouri including stolen cars, crashes, break-ins, stabbings and gun violence.

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