For our fellow news junkies we take a quick peek at police action, local crime reporting and a bevy of info that will hopefully help keep readers safe.
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KANSAS CITY, Mo. - One person was shot Thursday night, the car he tried to get away in hit a pole and the victim ended up in a hospital in critical condition. The gunfire happened at about 5:30 p.m. at the 7-Eleven convenience store at 10615 Blue Ridge Boulevard in Kansas City, Missouri.
The Clay County Sheriff's Office announced extra patrols Wednesday at North Kansas City School District schools in response to the school shootings in Uvalde, Texas. The department provides a school resource deputy presence at schools already.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Police identify the man hit and killed by a driver in a stolen car trying to escape police. Officers said 44-year-old Ronald Campbell died Wednesday afternoon after the car hit him near Interstate 435 and Truman Road.
A Kansas City man was struck and killed as a result of a KCPD car chase on Wednesday. The suspect police were pursuing was allegedly driving a stolen pickup truck. This isn't the first time a bystander has been killed during a similar pursuit.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Kansas City, Missouri police say they are still searching for a driver who hit-and-killed a pedestrian then ran away from the scene Wednesday afternoon. Police say that driver was going the wrong way on I-435 immediately before hitting 44-year-old Ronald Campbell.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - A man who served time for murder is accused in another killing in Kansas City, Missouri. Jackson County prosecutors charged 43-year-old Mark Sellars with second degree murder, armed criminal action, unlawful use of a weapon and unlawful possession of a firearm.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - A woman who was tortured at a home in Lake Arrowhead, Missouri, earlier this month is speaking for the very first time since the incident. "I met somebody on Facebook Dating. He seemed pretty cool, ya know?
A former Pleasant Hill High School paraprofessional and assistant football coach is facing nine felonies after a 16-year-old student reported that he sexually assaulted her multiple times. Justin E. Kerscher, 29, of Kansas City, was charged Wednesday in Cass County Circuit Court with sexual trafficking of a child, statutory sodomy and sexual contact with a student.
STILLWELL, Kan. - A Johnson County man will not be charged after the vehicle he was driving crashed into a train in Stilwell, Kansas, leaving three passengers dead. The deadly train crash happened in October 2020 on private property near West 159th Terrace and Mission Road in Stilwell.
KMBC 9 News has been investigating claims of sexual harassment, gender discrimination and retaliation within the ranks of the Kansas Highway Patrol for two years.There are so many layers to this case. Six women are suing KHP claiming harassment and intimidation.
New laws should be created to prevent people from committing "murder" in the metaverse, according to the UAE's minister of state for artificial intelligence.
Unless the shift to tough-on-crime rhetoric which we are currently witnessing translates into concrete financial and material support for the police, nothing will change, and crime rates will continue rising until city administrations face a reckoning at the ballot box.
Olga Sagan closed the doors to Piroshky Piroshky bakery in downtown Seattle in February after a fatal shooting around the block from her business. The surge crime in the area has made it too dangerous for her to open the store again, she said. So the Russian bakery remains closed today.
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