Kansas City Crime Scene: Locals Ask For Justice & More Deets On Lady Police

This collection of local links features info from recent police reports, court cases and alleged misdeeds. 

As always, we try to finish with a bit of hope . . .

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Woman dies from injuries after being struck by two vehicles in Kansas City

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - A woman seriously injured after being struck by two vehicles in Kansas City, Missouri early Thursday morning has died from her injuries. The incident was first reported around 2:20 a.m. Thursday near Independence Avenue and Indiana Avenue.

Family calls for justice 1-year after Independence teen killed in shooting

INDEPENDENCE, Mo. - June 23, 2021 is the day the Franklin family discovered their greatest heartache. It was on that day that beloved daughter, sister and friend, Mariah Franklin, was shot and killed in her bedroom in a violent murder. That afternoon, Mariah's mom Angelina, was set to take her daughter shopping for a new cell phone.

Suspected thief busted by Clay County school resource deputies

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - A suspected thief met his match in the form of two Staley High School school resource deputies. The Clay County Sheriff's Office said the thief is accused of stealing a catalytic converter from one car and additional items from two other cars parked at Winnwood Elementary School Thursday afternoon.

Man arrested for stealing catalytic converters off teachers' cars

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - This thief missed the lesson on not taking things that aren't yours. Clay County Sheriff's Department school resource deputies arrested a man Thursday after he sawed off catalytic converters from the vehicles of teachers and staff at two schools in the North Kansas City School District.

KCK man sentenced in pregnant girlfriend's murder, a relief to woman's family

OLATHE, Kan. - On Friday, a Johnson County judge ordered a Kansas City, Kansas, man to spend life in prison for the murder of his 23-year-old girlfriend, who was pregnant with the couple's child. Devonte Wash, 30, will spend the rest of his life behind bars.

Vandals shatter glass bottles at Independence water playground

City of Independence SOURCE: City of Independence The city of Independence said vandals targeted the sprayground at McCoy Park early Thursday, throwing more than 80 glass bottles with some shattering on the ground.City officials said 18 of its 24 park maintenance crewmembers spent hours Thursday cleaning up the sprayground and removing pieces of glass around the area."The safety and well-being of our park patrons is a top priority and we value the relationships we've developed with our park neighbors.

Setting off fireworks for the 4th of July? Here's where it's allowed around Kansas City

The 4th of July is fast approaching, and that means it's fireworks season. Depending on where you're at around Kansas City, you will either be able to set them off freely,\u0009or you'll have restrictions on what you can light up the night with. It varies.

KCPD Signs On To New Initiative Doubling Female Officers

"Kansas City is ahead of the national curve when it comes to recruiting and retaining women police officers, but there is still much work to be done to make sure our Department reflects the diverse Kansas City community," said Mayor Lucas.

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