More violence to report Monday as COVID continues to frustrate locals.
Here's our latest blast of new headlines, police action and community reports . . .
The FBI said it is searching for a man suspected of robbing the US Bank at 6405 N. Cosby Ave. Monday afternoon.Investigators said the man walked into the bank at 4:45 p.m., walked up to a teller and demanded money.The FBI said the man made a threat and showed a gun.Authorities said the suspect is a Hispanic man in his 50s.
by: Brian Dulle Posted: / Updated: KANSAS CITY, Kan. - The Kansas City, Kansas Police Department is investigating after someone was killed in a shooting Monday evening. Just after 5 p.m., officers responded to a shots fired call near S. 74th Terrace and Buttonwood Avenue in the River Oaks Manufactured Home Community.
PLEASANT HILL, Mo. - A 31-year-old man is facing charges in the death of a woman in Cass County, Missouri. The Cass County Prosecutor's Office charged 31-year-old Levi G. Mitchell Monday afternoon with second-degree murder and armed criminal action related to the death of 39-year-old Sara B. Maloney.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - A Kansas City, Missouri, man pleaded guilty Friday to charges related to his role in a car jacking that led to a high-speed chase and a crash that killed another driver. Derrell M. Wade, 20, pleaded guilty to one count of carjacking and one count of brandishing a firearm during a violent crime.
by: Juan Cisneros Posted: / Updated: KANSAS CITY, Kan. - The Kansas City, Kansas Public School District will have extra officers at Sumner Academy Monday following threats made on social media. According to Director of Communications Sharita Hutton, threats were made to Sumner Academy but are not believed to be credible.
SULLIVAN, Mo. (AP) - A Missouri woman who was photographed last year carrying a wooden name plate torn from House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's office pleaded guilty Monday to a misdemeanor for her role in the insurrection and was ordered to undergo a mental health evaluation and substance abuse treatment.
ST. LOUIS - St. Louis police Chief John Hayden's phone lights up - day or night - when there's a homicide in the city. Heading into 2021, after the city had seen a history-making surge in murders in 2020, the chief was bracing for another year with his phone abuzz with bad news.
People come to Valley Hope in Atchison, Kansas, to get clean. They're fed up with addiction to cocaine or methamphetamine or OxyContin. And that's when some find out through a drug test that they're actually hooked on something else, too: A drug they didn't even know they were taking. Fentanyl.
Jackson County Courthouse delays in-person trials while hospitals get overloaded with COVID patients
As COVID-19 cases continue to spike across the metro, hospital systems are straining to keep up with new cases and staff illnesses. In Kansas, there have been 13,557 new cases since Friday, according to the most recent numbers from the Kansas Department of Health and Environment.
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