Kansas City Crime Scene: Grandview Gunfire, Smash & Grab, 20 Buck Drug Deal Shooting

Right now we roundup a great many deets regarding local crime reporting, alleged misdeeds and some pretty scary shooting reports from throughout the metro.

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Two 19-year-olds charged for smash-and-grab gun store thefts caught on video

Arrests have been made in a string of gun store thefts that have struck the Kansas City area in the past week. Two Kansas men have been charged through criminal complaint in Kansas City, Kansas, on charges related to the alleged firearms thefts. An additional suspect is also in custody.

Shot 8 times, survivor of Grandview double shooting describes ambush

GRANDVIEW, Mo. - A man who survived getting shot eight times in a Jackson County park is speaking out about the ambush that killed his friend. Orson "Treyce" Roth III died in the Oct. 12 shooting. Grandview police confirmed no arrests have been made. Investigators are now calling on the public for leads.

Bodies found in Kansas City Northland woods likely a murder-suicide: Medical examiner

A preliminary medical examiner's report suggests that a man and woman found shot to death in a wooded area in Kansas City's Northland on Sunday were likely killed in a murder-suicide. Officer Donna Drake, a department spokeswoman, said in a statement Thursday afternoon that the medical examiner's office had made that ruling.

Funeral home owner hopes change will come after burying 3 babies due to fentanyl

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (KCTV) - Giving comfort in times of grief is what Savory and Sons Funeral Home provides. However, some deaths hit close to home. That's especially true when fentanyl is involved. "We've had quite a few," said Frank Savory IV, who owns the funeral home.

Kansas City police sergeant charged with assaulting teen to enter plea in court

A Kansas City police sergeant is expected to plead guilty to a felony assault charge for allegedly smashing the face of a 15-year-old boy in the parking lot of a fast food restaurant nearly two years ago. Sgt. Matthew T.

Court docs: Twin brothers accused in Northland murder told victims to 'stop trying to be hard'

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Clay County prosecutors have charged twin brothers in an Oct. 16 shooting that killed one man and critically wounded another. According to court documents, the pair allegedly told their victims "these are our streets" and "to stop trying to a be hard."

Kansas City teenager sentenced for shooting over $20 drug deal

PLATTE CITY, Mo. - A teenager is sentenced to serve more time than he's been alive for shooting a girl over $20 worth of marijuana. Prosecutors said Jay Palmer was 15 years old when he shot a 17-year-old girl in the head. A judge sentenced Palmer to 26 years in prison.

Douglas Co. officials search for 19-year-old on multiple warrants

LAWRENCE, Kan. (WIBW) - Douglas County officials are searching for a 19-year-old on two warrants out for his arrest. The Douglas County Sheriff's Office says it needs the public's help to find Andrew Joseph Drake, 19, of Lawrence, as he is wanted for outstanding bench warrants.

Kansas inmate convicted of attacking Lansing prison guard

LANSING, Kan. - A Kansas inmate is convicted of attacking a Lansing Prison guard nearly a year ago. Ron R. Larsen, Jr., 37, was found guilty of aggravated battery and trafficking contraband in a correctional facility. He will be sentenced next month. On Nov.

Blue Springs police identify teen gunned down outside of church last weekend

Police in Blue Springs have released the name of a teenager gunned down outside a church last weekend.Police said officers found Wyatt Conroy, 15, dead in the parking lot of the United Methodist Church of the Resurrection on Saturday evening.

Investigators seize guns, drugs, 6 stolen vehicles in Bonner Springs

BONNER SPRINGS, Kan. - A drug investigation leads to the recovery of a half-dozen stolen vehicles and trailers in Bonner Springs. The Leavenworth County Sheriff's Office said it served a search warrant on 174th Street, south of Interstate 70 Thursday morning. The warrant was issued in connection with an investigation into drugs, weapons, and stolen property.

Kansas City man who worked for DoD lied about contacts with ISIS recruiters: Authorities

A Kansas City area man once employed under contract as a translator in Afghanistan for the U.S. Department of Defense is accused of lying about his contacts with two recruiters aligned with the ISIS group that was responsible for the bombing of Kabul's airport in August 2021, which killed 13 American service members.

Vigil planned for 15-year-old Blue Springs homicide victim

BLUE SPRINGS, Mo. - Officers are following dozens of leads connected to the homicide of a 15-year-old in Blue Springs. The police department said someone shot and killed Wyatt Conroy on Saturday, Oct. 15. The shooting happened to take place in the parking lot of Resurrection Blue Springs Church.

'She was a firecracker:' Loved ones remember woman found dead in Kansas City

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (KCTV) - Friends and family of Misty Brockman can't fathom why anyone would want to hurt her. Brockman, 40, was found dead along with 42-year old Kevin Moore on Sunday near NE 48th Street and Randolph Road in a wooded area across the highway from Worlds of Fun.

Vigil held to remember teen killed in Blue Springs church parking lot

BLUE SPRINGS, Mo. - Friends and family gathered for a candlelight vigil Thursday night to remember a 15-year-old shot and killed Saturday in the parking lot of Church of the Resurrection in Blue Springs. Wyatt Conroy was remembered as a star student, a Boy Scout and an athlete.

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