Kansas City Crime Scene: Hard Time After Downtown Shooting & Feds Talk Gun Data

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KCPD explains security plan for city's entertainment districts

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Days after a mass shooting in , leaders with the Kansas City, Missouri, Police Department explained their safety plan in entertainment districts. "The main goal with the contingent of officers we have in this plan isn't enforcement - it's more of a presence," a lead KCPD official explained Thursday while speaking during a KCMO City Council meeting.

Prairie Village pilot could face multiple charges after landing plane on I-70 early Friday

A Prairie Village man was able to walk away from his plane after an emergency crash landing on Interstate 70 at about 3 a.m.

Independence man to spend three decades in prison after mistaken-identity shooting death of 71-year-old woman in Kansas City

An Independence man will spend three decades behind bars after being sentenced in the mistaken-identity shooting death of a 71-year-old woman in 2019.has been convicted of second-degree murder and other charges in the death of 71-year-old Barbra J. Harper in 2019.

FBI releases statement after Missouri AG denies auditors access to gun data

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Two days after Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt said he would block an FBI audit on gun data, the FBI fired back with a statement Friday, calling their audit routine. The FBI's statement, posted Friday afternoon on social media, said Missouri has participated in the audit "multiple times, most recently in 2018."

Attorneys representing trucking company in Amtrak crash ask for court extension

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Four Kansas City-area attorneys representing the trucking company whose dump truck was involved in a deadly Amtrak train crash last month in Missouri have asked a federal judge for more time to file their response after . The attorneys asked federal Judge Nannette A.

20-year-old woman killed in Leavenworth, Kansas, shooting

Police vehicle, lights (file photo) SOURCE: KMBC Police in Leavenworth, Kansas, are searching for a suspect after a fatal shooting early Friday morning.Police said officers were called to an apartment complex in the 2900 block of Ralph Bunche Drive to investigate a report of shots fired around 12:23 a.m.When they arrived, they found a 20-year-old woman with an apparent gunshot wound.Police said the woman was rushed to a local hospital where she was pronounced dead.Police said detectives are currently looking for a suspect.There are no additional details available at this time.

Three injured, including two Kansas City police officers, in car crash Friday near I-70

A minivan hit the side of a KCPD car while it was trying to cross through a red light with its sirens and lights on. The two officers and driver of the minivan were taken to the hospital, but their injuries are not life-threatening.

KC Police Academy entrant officers complete final practical integrated exercises

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The 174th Entrant Officer class is on the home stretch at the KC Regional Police Academy. Entrant officers completed their fourth and final round of practical integrated exercises at the academy on Thursday evening. The exercises are meant to test entrant officers on all of the training they've learned so far.

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