Teen Shot Dead Overnight In The Dotte

We share this tragic bit of news not only because it's important but also to remind readers that violence rising across the metro is part of a trend that has taken hold across the nation.

Data to back up our thesis . . .

What's behind rising violent crimes in the U.S., and how they can be reduced

New Yorkers can expect to see change on the streets in the coming weeks, a sign of one city's approach to violent crime. To understand why violence is up nationwide and what policies can address this, I'm joined by Thomas Abt.

Read more about the latest local killing via www.TonysKansasCity.com news link . . .

KCKPD investigating homicide after teenager shot

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The Kansas City, Kansas, Police Department is investigating the death of a teenage boy. Detectives said they arrived near Pacific Avenue and south 14th Street around 10:30 p.m. Saturday. When they got there, they discovered a male in his early teens inside the home.

Developing . . .