Kansas City Crime Scene: Standoff Update, Gas Theft And Vandalism

Given that today's news revolves around the po-po and cash to keep this town safe . . . Let's take a look at local news on rising danger, police action and persistent threats. 

Of course we try to offer a bit of hope at the end of this collection.

Check TKC news gathering . . .

Homicide suspect barricaded in Northland apartment

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The search for a fugitive is focused on a Northland apartment, according to police. U.S. Marshals tracked a homicide suspect to the apartment on North Hickory Wednesday afternoon. The area is just southwest of Interstate 29 and Barry Road.

UPDATE: "Investigators obtained a search warrant and tactical officers made entry into the apartments, however, the suspect was not located. The US Marshals will continue their investigation."

1 critically injured in shooting at Waldo Heights Apartments in Kansas City

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Police in Kansas City, Missouri, are investigating a shooting that critically injured a person Monday. The incident happened at the Waldo Heights Apartments at 8101 Campbell St. Officers responded to the area at around 2:40 p.m. The victim was transported to an area hospital.

2 Kansas women say they were attacked by the same man as teen gymnasts

Two Kansas women say they were attacked by the same man when they were minors.KMBC 9 Investigates introduced you to Tess Ramirez, who was sexually assaulted by a coach in 2008. Kim Bergman said the same man attacked her 10 years earlier.

Northland gas theft results in $2800 bill for owner

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The owner of a truck has a $2,800 repair bill after a thief damaged the fuel tank to steal the gas inside. It happened while the truck's owner was at work near Interstate 29 and Barry Road Tuesday afternoon.

Driver fleeing Kansas City police crashes into Z-Trip killing passenger

A 38-year-old woman riding in a Z-Trip died Wednesday evening when a car fleeing Kansas City police crashed into the vehicle.The two vehicles collided about 5 p.m. at East Truman Road and Prospect Avenue.Kansas City police Sgt.

Woman accused of using fake ID to steal $25k in Kansas City

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Police in multiple cities are looking for a woman accused of stealing thousands of dollars from a victim. Kansas City police released a picture of the woman at a bank. Investigators said she used a fake ID at various UMB Banks to withdraw about $25,000 from a victim's account a year ago.

Former Kansas City, Missouri, man faces child pornography charges

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - A man, who currently lives in Springfield, is facing child pornography charges that were investigated while he lived in Kansas City, Missouri, according to a release from the U.S. Department of Justice. Shaun Walker, 39, "has been charged in federal court after child pornography was found on the cell phone he carried into a secure area at the U.S.

Dodge City bishop resumes duties after abuse investigation

SOURCE: File image The bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Dodge City will resume his duties after an investigation into sexual abuse allegations. Bishop John Brungardt voluntarily stepped down after the allegation was lodged last year. The Kansas City Star reported that Archbishop Joseph F.

Kansas City police board looking into hiring next KCPD chief

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The Kansas City Board of Police Commissioners is looking to hire a new police chief. Current Chief Rick Smith announced last year he would retire sometime in the first half of 2022.

Master Detective By Day, Hostage Negotiator By Night

Her assortment of experiences at KCPD, including exclusive FBI training, has led the Master Detective to this role. She's worked in the Sex Crimes Section and the Robbery Unit, served on the FBI Child Exploitation Task Force investigating crimes against children, investigated computer intrusions and fraud on the FBI Cyber Crimes Task Force, and worked at the Regional Computer Forensics Lab.

KCPD expands body camera program with funding

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Police have received a donation of more than $500,000 to pay for police body camera video to be stored for years to come. The Kansas City Police Foundation raised the money to provide five years of storage of KCPD body cam video.

Kansas is on path to make it easier to get your seized property back from police

TOPEKA, Kansas - Police can keep seized property "as long as necessary," state statute says, if they believe it could be evidence in a trial. A proposed change to state law would require police to give items back. Police hold the power to seize property believed to be used in a crime.

Kansas City Police Academy entrant officers begin firearms training

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Only on KSHB 41 News, we're showing you what it takes to become a police officer for the Kansas City, Missouri, Police Department. For several weeks now, we've been giving you an inside look at the training entrant officers go through at the Kansas City Regional Police Academy.

Hearts broken but on the mend after Parade of Hearts art damages

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - You may have noticed a lot of colorful hearts popping up around the Kansas City area spreading some love on your Instagram and Facebook timelines. It's all part of the Parade of Hearts going on for the next few months.

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