Kansas City Crime Scene: The Naughty List

Right now we share a bevy of recent stories on all manner of local human suffering from court cases to police action and ongoing investigations.

Here's TKC news gathering . . .

Kansas City area daughters wish for breaks in their mother's cases this Christmas

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - This Christmas two daughters are praying for answers. Both women's mothers are missing. One from Kansas and one from Missouri. FOX4's Sherae Honeycutt has followed both of their cases and spoke with the women ahead of the holiday.

KCPD investigating Dec. 5 fatal hit-and-run

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The Kansas City, Missouri, Police Department is investigating a hit-and-run that took place on Dec. 5 and has since become fatal for one of the victims. On Dec. 5, the East Patrol Division was dispatched on reports of a two-vehicle collision around east 43rd Street and Sterling Avenue at 9:15 a.m., according to a release from KCPD.

6 years later, Kansas City family still hoping for arrest in loved one's shooting death

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - All a Kansas City family wants right now is an arrest in their loved one's murder. James Townsend, a businessman, was shot and killed six years ago around this time. "It's like everybody has forgotten about him," Lois Lane, Townsend's Daughter, said. "He was a pillar in this community."

6-year sentence for fatal shooting leaves victim's family frustrated

KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) -- A Kansas City family is expressing frustration with the justice system after a judge sentenced a man to six years in prison for their loved one's death. The family of Cameron Douglas waited just a month shy of three years to see his killer sent to prison.

Group finds body behind Kansas City home while searching for missing teen

UPDATE: Police ID body found earlier this week as Amara Jones KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Kansas City police are investigating a body found behind a home Wednesday evening. A group of teens found the body near the 4500 block of Hedges Avenue. "Every time I close my eyes, I can see him.

17-year-old to stand trial as adult for death of 2 teens

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - A 17-year-old will stand trial as an adult for the murder of two other teens that occurred in March 2021. Edward T. Shelton faces two counts of second-degree murder and two counts of armed criminal action. He stands accused of killing 15-year-old Dominique Nelson and 15-year-old Dominik Simmons.

Friends of Northland father of eight ask for help for his family before Christmas

Friends of a Northland father of eight are asking the community to help his family just days before Christmas.Roman Yslas, 46, was found shot to death in the parking lot of the Barrewoods apartments, 8700 North Kansas Place, just after 12:30 Tuesday morning."I can't imagine why some senseless person did this to such a great guy," said Angela Parker, best friend to Yslas' fiancé.Parker set up a GoFundme page to help his family.Yslas was an Air Force veteran whose youngest child was just one year old.

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