Kansas City Crime Scene: Creeper Warning And More Gunfire

In this quick post we check court cases, local threats and as always try to come away with some good news as local violence ramps up. 

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FBI warns of increased 'sextortion' incidents targeting young boys

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The FBI Kansas City Division is issuing an issue to parents about an increase in "sextortion" incidents involving young children, specifically young boys. The bureau has received an increase in reports of adults posing as young boys to use social media to coerce young boys into sharing sexual images or videos and then using the media to extort money.

Kansas City man charged with assault, leaving an accident in woman's death

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - A man has been charged in relation to a woman's death after Kansas City, Missouri, Police Department officers found her injured after what appeared to be a traffic accident. Richard Douglass, 69, has been charged with second-degree aggravated assault and leaving the scene of an accident in relation to alleged events that left Lanita Hart, 47, dead, according to a release from KCPD.

Olathe East suspect remains hospitalized nearly 2 months after school shooting

OLATHE, Kan. - The 18-year-old charged in a shooting at Olathe East High School is still not well enough to be released from the hospital, according to his lawyer. Jaylon Elmore is charged with attempted capital murder.

Kansas City man accused of murder, assault unfit to proceed to trial

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - A Kansas City, Missouri man accused of killing one person and shooting another is found unfit to proceed to trial. In July of 2019, FOX4 told you about Albert Mangini. He's charged with first-degree murder, first-degree assault, armed criminal action, and unlawful possession of a firearm.

'HAND OVER ALL THE MONEY': Kansas City bank robber gets 7 years in prison

A Kansas City woman will spend 84 months in federal prison after she admitted to carrying out two Northland-area bank robberies last year, according to prosecutors. Sarah T. Watkins, 42, was assigned the sentence by U.S. District Judge Gary A. Fenner during a hearing Thursday in Kansas City's downtown federal courthouse.

Deputies called to Park Hill High School after student assaulted

Deputies with the Platte County Sheriff's Office were called to Park Hill High School Thursday afternoon after a student was injured by another student in a school bathroom.The school's principal, Brad Kincheloe, sent a letter to parents and guardians:"We called law enforcement when we had a report of a possible assault on one student by another student.

Unified Government of WYCO/KCK to hold news conference Friday on recent cyber attack

The Unified Government of Wyandotte County and Kansas City, Kansas, said it will hold a news conference Friday to provide an update after a recent cyber attack.UG officials said they are still trying to assess the attack, but that no additional attacks have been identified.

Man who stole World Series ring from Reds player to spend 3 years in prison

CINCINNATI (WKRC) - A man who stole a priceless piece of memorabilia from a Reds player has been sentenced to three years in prison. Casey Zang pleaded guilty to a theft charge for a crime that happened last August.

Seek Then Speak: KCPD announces new initiative for sexual assault survivors

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The Kansas City Police Department announced a new initiative that gives sexual assault survivors a new way to report their incidents. Seek Then Speak is a program made in partnership with End Violence Against Women International where survivors can stay anonymous and document their cases.

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