Kansas City Crime Scene: Teen Shot Dead As Autumn Violence Rises

Right now we check local news links after homicide tragedy and the ongoing uptick in misdeeds across the metro.

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15-year-old dies after being shot on Sunday night in KCMO

KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) -- The Kansas City Police Department is investigating a fatal shooting that happened on Sunday night in which a teenage victim died overnight. According to the KCPD, officers were called to the area of E. 54th Street and Prospect Avenue at 8:15 p.m. after someone heard gunshots.

Law enforcement sales tax up for a vote on the Clay County Nov. 2 ballot

Twitter: @Sgt_Baz SOURCE: Twitter: @Sgt_Baz Clay County voters will get to decide on Nov. 2 whether to renew the existing 1/8th cent sales tax that funds about a quarter of the Sheriff's Office's operating budget.The sales tax has been in place since 1998 and goes to voters for renewal every 12 years.

Federal grand jury indicts nurse for stealing controlled substances from Overland Park hospital

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - A federal grand jury indicted a nurse for allegedly taking vials of controlled substances from an Overland Park hospital. Alec Ramirez, 30, was charged with two counts of tampering with a consumer product, one count of possession of fentanyl by deception and one count of possession of hydromorphone by deception, according to a U.S.

Jury selection has begun in the trial of a Missouri man charged with killing his Chinese wife.

Jury selection has begun in the trial of a Missouri man charged with killing his Chinese wife. Joseph Elledge, of Columbia, is charged with first-degree murder in the death of 28-year-old Mengqi Ji. Elledge reported his wife missing in October 2019, prompting numerous searches before her body was found in March in a remote area of Rock Bridge State Park near Columbia.

KU forward Jalen Wilson arrested on suspicion of DUI

LAWRENCE, KS (KCTV) --- Kansas Jayhawks Jalen Wilson forward was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence. Douglas County court records state Wilson was taken into custody around 2 a.m. on Sunday morning. The arrest happened in the 400 block of W. 23rd Street in Lawrence.

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