Kansas City Crime Scene: Gunfire Rising Ahead Of Holidays

Non-violence is one of our favorite sculptures and right now the artsy statement inspires this peek at Kansas City police action, reports of ALLEGED misdeeds, court cases and community involvement against crime . . . And, sadly, quite a few stories about more gunfire around town.

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Scarritt crime alert

From Scarritt Renaissance Neighborhood Association: We received a report of an incident involving two men and a woman at a private residence along North Gladstone late Tuesday night/early Wednesday morning. Witness reported loud shouting (possibly an argument) in the street that lead to one man pounding on a nearby resident's front door before destroying the screen door in attempt to gain entry to the porch.

Police ID 82-year-old man killed after vehicle crashes into Kansas City, Kansas Walmart

KANSAS CITY, Kan. - The Kansas City, Kansas Police Department identified the victim killed after a vehicle crashed into a Kansas City, Kansas Walmart near Legends Outlets. Police said 82-year-old Lawrence Edward Walford, a resident of KCK, was struck by a vehicle as he was walking in the parking lot outside the store just after 2:30 p.m.

Olathe man sentenced to 28 years for bank robberies

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - An Olathe man has been sentenced to 28 years in federal prison for two armed bank robberies. Michael Shiferaw, 23, was sentenced for two counts of armed bank robbery and two counts of discharging a firearm in connection with a bank robbery, according to a release from the U.S.

KCK man sentenced for 2019 shooting of man inside Leavenworth County home

by: Brian Dulle Posted: / Updated: LEAVENWORTH, Kan. - A 46-year-old Kansas City, Kansas man was sentenced Friday to over two years in jail for shooting a man in 2019. Daniel Wayne Owens was sentenced in Leavenworth County to two years and three months for attempted involuntary manslaughter.

Police identify woman killed in Raytown shooting

RAYTOWN, MO (KCTV) --- Police in Raytown have identified the woman killed in a shooting on Nov. 30. Jonice Burks, 23, was killed in a shooting overnight in the area of 74th Street and Raytown Road. Police say Burks was found dead in a parked vehicle with gunshot wounds.

Independence Police Chief retires after nearly 30 years with the department

After nearly 30 years with the Independence Police Department, Chief Brad Halsey is hanging up his badge.The department and the city of Independence announced Halsey's retirement Friday. In a news release, the city said Chief Halsey joined the department back in 1992.

Two years later Cameron Lamb's family and civil rights organizations hold caravan near home where he was killed

KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) --- Cameron Lamb's family members held a caravan Friday to remember him two years after Kansas City detective Eric DeValkenaere shot and killed Lamb on December 3, 2019 near 41st Street and College Avenue. Civil rights leaders joined them and continued calls for the removal of Kansas City Police Chief Rick Smith.

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