Kansas City Crime Scene: Bank Robbery, Gunfire & Car Tech Surveillance

Right now we share a roundup of crime stories today that offer a glimpse at rough streets across the metro and a solution that likely involves spying on drivers.

As always, we try to finish this bit of new gathering with a ray of hope and a sign that locals have a great deal of mercy, even for the imprisoned.

Take a look . . .

FBI investigates bank robbery Monday afternoon

SOURCE: KMBC The FBI said it is investigating a robbery Monday afternoon at Mazuma Credit Union in the 1900 block of Main Street.The robbery was reported at 3:05 p.m.The FBI said a man walked up to a bank teller and demanded money. He ran out of the bank after getting some cash.

Man charged in connection with fatal shooting near 60th & Agnes on Monday

JACKSON COUNTY, MO (KCTV) -- A Kansas City man has been charged in connection with a fatal shooting that happened on Monday in the area of 60th and Agnes. According to the Jackson County Prosecutor's Office, 44-year-old William F. Betts has been charged with second-degree murder and armed criminal action.

Shooting in Grandview injures 1, police say it appears to have been drive-by

GRANDVIEW, MO (KCTV) -- Grandview police are investigating a shooting that happened on Monday afternoon. Officers went to the 5800 block of Briarwood Court at about 1 p.m. after receiving a call about a shooting. When officers arrived, they found a person who had sustained a minor gunshot wound.

Man charged following pursuit, shots fired in Liberty on Christmas Eve

CLAY COUNTY, MO (KCTV) -- The Clay County Sheriff's Office says that a man has been charged after a suspect forced his way into a residence on Christmas Eve and shots were fired inside. The sheriff's office said that a deputy saw a vehicle with no license plates at 2:23 a.m.

New regulations could mandate vehicle tech to prevent drunk driving

There's been much talk about the infrastructure bill being fought over in Washington. There is a provision in the infrastructure law seeking to mandate all vehicles integrate technology to help prevent drunk driving in the near future.

Judge to soon decide fate of KC man who says he was wrongly convicted

A judge will soon decide the fate of a Kansas City man who says he was wrongly convicted of murder.Keith Carnes was found guilty in the death of Larry White nearly 20 years ago."Sad to say you kind of get used to it," Carnes said.

Clay County Sheriff's Office collecting books, puzzles for inmates

CLAY COUNTY, MO (KCTV) -- The Clay County Sheriff's Office is hosting a drive for paperback books and puzzles this month. The sheriff's office says that the book supply for inmates has been limited because of the pandemic, as some nonprofits who used to provide books aren't able to any more.

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