Kansas City Crime Scene: Crashes, Creepers, Stabbings & Community Outreach

This afternoon we share a quick glimpse at local crime reports as the violent Summer 2022 really begins to heat up. 

As always, we try to find a few nice news items to throw in toward the end of this compilation.

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Four injured in three-vehicle crash Sunday morning

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Kansas City Police Department said four people are injured in a three-vehicle crash that occurred early Sunday morning. The crash happened around 1:40 a.m. when a police officer attempted to conduct a traffic stop on a grey Chrysler 300.

2 seriously injured in vehicle collision on Troost Avenue

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Three people were injured, two of which are in serious condition, after a two-vehicle collision Saturday night at East 77th Street and Troost Avenue in Kansas City, Missouri. Shortly before 11:30 p.m., a black Chevrolet Caprice was driving north on Troost Avenue at speeds over 100 mph.

Inmate dies at Lansing Correctional Facility, homicide cited as cause

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - An inmate at Lansing Correctional Facility was reported dead on Sunday, Aug. 7. The facility reports the "apparent cause" of Fred Patterson III's death was homicide. Results of an independent autopsy are pending.

Man faces charges after deadly stabbing of former girlfriend

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - A man has been charged Saturday after a deadly stabbing of his former girlfriend that occurred on August 4th. Andre M. Williams, 48, faces first-degree murder and armed criminal action charges. According to court documents, Raytown police responded to the area of 11900 Jessica Lane on a reported stabbing around 7 p.m.

Man arrested for third time this week after hitting woman in face with bat

MANHATTAN, Kan. (WIBW) - A man who had been arrested for nonviolent crimes earlier in the week was again arrested Thursday morning after he hit a woman in the face with a baseball bat. The Riley County Police Department says around 2:30 a.m. on Thursday, Aug.

Former prosecutor explains review process into deadly KCFD crash in Westport

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The KSHB 41 I-Team is learning about the steps Jackson County prosecutors may be taking as they review the deadly Kansas City, Missouri, fire truck crash from last December in Westport. The crash, involving a KCFD pumper truck and an SUV, killed three people. It happened Dec.

Platte County Sheriff's Office prepares for controversial FBI CCW information audit

PLATTE CITY, Mo. - The Platte County Sheriff is getting ready to welcome the FBI to town next week for what the bureau calls a routine audit of the system that law enforcement use to track criminal justice information like fingerprints and criminal histories.

District officials outline strengths, areas for improvement in response to Olathe East shooting

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - On Thursday evening, officials with Olathe Public Schools outlined what went well and what can be improved in prevention and response after at Olathe East High School in March. Among the things the district said went well was the quick response and action taken by a school resource officer.

District officials to present internal review findings of Olathe East High School shooting

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Olathe School District officials will present their findings on Aug. 4 of an internal review of a shooting that happened at Olathe East High School in March. Three people - including a student, vice principal and student resource officer (SRO) - were injured in the shooting.

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Community members swim with law enforcement officers during event at Parkwood Pool

Community members swam and ate for free at the Parkwood Pool on Saturday as part of the Wyandotte County Sheriff's Day at the Pool. The Unified Government of Wyandotte County, Kansas City Kansas Police Department, and Wyandotte County Parks and Rec all partnered together to host the event.

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