Kansas City Crime Scene: 2022 Homicide Count Stands At 99

The latest update to the KCMO homicide count reveals that we're one killing away from the century mark.

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And so tonight we share this TKC roundup recent gunfire, police action, court cases, security measures and more . . .

Kansas City police investigate 2 shootings within minutes of each other

Police in Kansas City are investigating two shootings Tuesday afternoon.Authorities said officers were called at 2:58 p.m. to the 8000 block of Garfield Avenue on a reported shooting.When they arrived, they found a victim suffering from a gunshot wound. He was taken to a hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

Neighbor reacts to shooting at City Park that killed woman, critically injured teen

KANSAS CITY, Ks. - The Wyandotte County Sheriff's Office identified the victims in sshooting Monday in Kansas City, Kansas, at City Park shooting Monday in Kansas City, Kansas at City Park . On Tuesday, the sherrifs office identified the two victims as 21-year-old Brenda Mejia Bautista and a 15-year-old victim who is currently in critical condition.

Man shot, killed by police after ramming KCPD vehicle at gas station identified

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The Missouri State Highway Patrol identified the man shot and killed by Kansas City police after he drove toward officers at a gas station on Sunday night. The man was identified Tuesday as 31-year-old Zachary James Garrard.

Police: No wrongdoing found by Lincoln Prep staff member accused of inappropriate communication

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - An investigation looking into whether a staff member at Lincoln College Preparatory Academy had inappropriate communication with a student has concluded. According to the Kansas City, Missouri, Police Department, investigators found no criminal violations against the staff member.

Kansas City man pleads guilty to deadly shooting outside liquor store

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - A metro man pleads guilty to a deadly shooting outside a liquor store. Jhermeil R. Taylor pleaded guilty to involuntary manslaughter in the 2019 shooting. According to court documents, police responded to Cloud 9 Liquor store near East 87th Street and Oldham Road.

Shawnee attorney sentenced to prison for smuggling heroin to inmate

A Shawnee, Kansas, attorney was sentenced to prison Tuesday for smuggling heroin to an inmate at the Western Missouri Correctional Center with whom she had a romantic relationship, according to the U.S. attorney for the Western District of Missouri.Juliane L. Colby, 44, received a one year and one month sentence in federal prison without parole.The U.S.

Easy way for police to gain Kansas City's trust after fatal shooting: Release the video

OPINION AND COMMENTARY On Sunday, officers with the Kansas City Police Department fatally shot a suspected automobile thief. Ultimately, an investigation will determine if the deadly encounter in the parking lot of the Phillips 66 on Prospect Avenue near East 55th Street was justified.

Court document confirms investigation into misuse of Unified Government credit cards

A new court document has confirmed an investigation into the misuse of county credit cards issued for the Unified Government of Wyandotte County. The new revelation comes after the Kansas Bureau of Investigation executed a search warrant last Wednesday at the Unified Government. The agency did not, however, reveal any contents of the search warrant.

SMSD board approves funding to implement additional security measures

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. - Students head back to the classroom in Shawnee Mission this week and after a year of violence at schools across the nation, leaders here hope to bring some extra security and peace of mind to students and families.

KC nonprofit says security guard to blame for recent thefts

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Most of us use security to protect our things, but what happens when a security guard does the opposite. That's what a Kansas City, Missouri nonprofit, Kalenjin Community in Kansas City (KCKC) said."We are pretty new," Member Manoah Korir said. "We got this property before COVID hit."

Mayor's Night Hoops works to prevent youth violence in Kansas City, Missouri

There are several strategies in reducing violence - one of them is prevention. That's what Kansas City, Missouri, Mayor Quinton Lucas says he's doing on the basketball court. Each point scored on the hardwood means a chance to keep some of city's youngest alive.

CARE Team Motivates Mechanic's One-Of-A-Kind Guitars

Sowers donated the guitar to the CARE Team, which held a raffle to raise money for those that might need help. Sowers' guitar was a hit, raising about $4,300 and motivating him to build more. The COVID-19 pandemic paused his efforts, but in 2021 Sowers created Chiefs and Royals guitars that were crowd pleasers.

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