Kansas City Crime Scene: System On Trail As NextGen Violence Rises

Tonight we review more local crime news, police action and investigation as KC metro 4th quarter violence continues to spike.

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KC man charged in fatal July 2020 shooting of Diamon Eichelburger

A Kansas City man, 19, faces felony charges in connection with the July 20, 2020 fatal shooting of Diamon Eichelburger as she walked with her 1-year-old child in a stroller along a busy street in Kansas City, Missouri. David W.

Kansas City, Missouri, police detective's partner testifies on 1st day of trial

The other Kansas City, Missouri, police detective at the scene when Det. Eric DeValkenaere shot and killed Cameron Lamb on Dec. 3, 2019, testified Monday on the opening day of the first known trial in the city's history in which a police officer was charged in a deadly on-duty shooting.

Kevin Strickland first to testify at long-awaited hearing

KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) -- Kevin Strickland has waited for this day for 43 years. Finally, a Jackson County judge is weighing evidence in his case. Strickland was convicted of a 1978 triple murder in Kansas City. He has proclaimed his innocence for years, and earlier this year, Jackson County prosecutor Jean Peters Baker agreed.

Second suspect charged in 2020 deadly shooting of pregnant woman

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - A 19-year-old is now facing charges in the death of a pregnant Kansas City woman who was walking her 1-year-old in a stroller at the time she was killed. David W. Everson has been charged with second-degree murder and armed criminal action in the July 2020 death of Diamon Eichelburger.

Overland Park police investigate reported kidnapping attempt at Pawnee Elementary

KMBC file image SOURCE: KMBC file image Police in Overland Park said they are investigating a report of an attempted kidnapping Monday of a boy outside Pawnee Elementary School on West 91st Street.Police said they were contacted just before 4 p.m.Authorities said there were no other witnesses other than the boy who reported that a man told him to get in the car.

Overland Park police search for dog that attacked man

by: Heidi Schmidt Posted: / Updated: OVERLAND PARK, Kan. - Overland Park police and animal control officers are looking for a dog that bit a man in the face early Monday morning. Officers said a man was walking his dog near West 79th and Grant streets around 6 a.m.

Second nurse in two months indicted for stealing fentanyl from Johnson County hospital

KANSAS CITY, Kan. - A second nurse has been charged with stealing fentanyl from a Johnson County hospital. A federal grand jury indicted Alec Ramirez, 30, with possession of fentanyl, tampering and other related crimes. Ramirez was a registered nurse at Menorah Medical Center in Overland Park.

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