Kansas City Crime Scene: Local Gunfire & Rolling With Po-Po Wheel School

The warm weather is soon to spike local crime stats but for right now we play a bit of catch up and take a glimpse at these local reports of ALLEGED misdeeds, police action, court cases and rising violence across the metro . . . 

However, as always, we try to finish this compilation with a bit of hope . . . 

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3 shot in disturbance in Jackson County, Missouri

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Three people were wounded in a shooting Monday afternoon in the 800 block of Southeast Sunnyside Road in Jackson County, Missouri. Investigators from the Jackson County Sheriff's Department were on scene gathering evidence. The incident began as a disturbance, but little else was known Monday night.

Cullan & Cullan wins biggest medical malpractice verdict in KC history - Kansas City Business Journal

Cullan & Cullan earned a $25.4 million verdict, the largest ever for a medical malpractice case in the Kansas City area, according to the Greater Kansas City Jury Verdict Service. Joe Cullan, Pat Cullan and Ryan Terril of Kansas City-based Cullan & Cullan represented Kylie Harris and her mother, Rachel Harris, of Independence in a case that went to trial in Jackson County Circuit Court.

Judge dismisses charges for duck boat tragedy

A judge on Tuesday dismissed criminal charges against three men prosecuted after a tourist boat sank and killed 17 people during a 2018 Missouri storm.The boat was swamped by waves caused by strong winds shortly after it entered Table Rock Lake near Branson on July 19, 2018.

23-year-old charged with 1st degree murder in fatal Kansas City shooting

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - A 23-year-old Kansas City, Missouri man is facing first-degree murder charges for a fatal shooting in northeast Kansas City on March 25. Additionally, Gerald Robinson faces a count of armed criminal action in the death of Anthony Villareal near 24th Street and Quincy Avenue.

Missouri teacher arrested at school, charged with sexual contact with student

A Butler, Missouri, teacher has been charged with three counts of sexual contact with a student. According to the Bates County Sheriff's Office, 38-year-old Charles Reece was arrested at Butler High School Thursday and charged with three counts of sexual contact with a student.

US airport security screening to become more gender-neutral

U.S. airport security procedures will become more gender-neutral, with changes to scanners used for screening and the use of an "X" for travelers going through Precheck who do not identify as male or female, the Biden administration said Thursday.Transportation Security Administration officers will also receive new instructions on screening intended to make procedures less invasive, the Department of Homeland Security said in a statement.They are among a series of travel-security measures announced by the department in conjunction with Transgender Day of Visibility.

Legislators back measure creating a crime for flying a plane drunk, put sheriff amendment on ballot

TOPEKA - Kansas legislators sent Friday a wide variety of criminal justice and law enforcement bills to the governor for consideration and placed an amendment on the ballot regarding how sheriffs are chosen. Among those approved initiatives was the creation of a new crime for operating an aircraft under the influence.

St. Louis' murder total has fallen, but some killings went uncounted

When the final numbers showed that St. Louis had reduced its murders last year while other big cities were hitting records, city officials said their success was due to smart use of crime data and effective anti-violence programs. But over the past two years, St.

Officers Showcase Skills In Wheel School

Officers of various ranks are trying out for KCPD’s Traffic Enforcement Unit during “Wheel School” at the police academy. The school began on March 30 and concludes on April 15.

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