Kansas City Crime Scene: Today's Runaround, Swordsman Shock & Car Warmup Crime

Right now we take a peek at a bevy of reports from across the metro concerning police action, court cases and ALLEGED misdeeds.

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4 taken into custody after pursuit ends in KCMO

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (KCTV) - Four people were taken into custody after a pursuit ended in Kansas City, Missouri, on Wednesday afternoon. The high-speed chase ended with a crash in the area of E. 41st Terrace and Blue Ridge Cutoff around 1:45 p.m. The area is just south of I-70.

Man in custody after fleeing the scene of a shooting in Independence

One man is in custody, and another is in the hospital following a shooting in Independence, Missouri. Around 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, officers responded to a shooting call in the 300 block of E. Fair Street. Upon arrival, officers located an adult male in the roadway suffering from gunshot wounds.

Neighbors shocked after Kansas City man charged in sword killing

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Neighbors and weapons specialists are reacting after a Kansas City man was charged, accused of impaling his brother with a katana. Police said the suspect originally told authorities his victim had taken his own life, according to court documents.

Former KCMO police officer admits to submitting phony work records at off-duty job

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - A former Kansas City, Missouri Police Officer pleaded guilty Tuesday to felony stealing for getting paid for hours he lied about working at an off-duty job. Brandon Sherman, 39, worked as a security guard at a business in the 3100 block of Prospect Avenue in addition to his job with the police department.

Grain Valley police investigating possible homicide

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (KCTV) - Police in Grain Valley are investigating a possible homicide. The crime scene appears to be in the area of NW Scenic Lane and NW Baytree Drive. The neighborhood is a few blocks north of 40 Highway. The shooting call came out shortly before 1 p.m.

3 men charged in high-speed chase, shooting at Independence police

INDEPENDENCE, Mo. - Three men are charged, accused of shooting at police during a high-speed chase last week near the Truman Sports Complex. Jackson County prosecutors charged 27-year-old Kammron C. Tucker with unlawful use of a weapon, two counts of second-degree assault, and armed criminal action. Another suspect, 25-year-old James L.

Police identify two victims found dead in Northland woods

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (KCTV) - Officers continue to investigate the deaths of two people found in woods just west of Worlds of Fun. The Kansas City Police Department said that on Sunday about 2 p.m., officers responded to NE 48th Street and Randolph Road for a medical call.

Kansas City man sentenced for same-day hotel robberies

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - A Kansas City man was sentenced in federal court for his role in robbing two hotels on the same day in 2018. Anthony Payne, Jr., 30, was sentenced to 17 years in federal prison without parole by U.S. District Judge and disordered to pay $860 in restitution.

Gov. Mike Parson won't mass pardon state marijuana charges, but Missouri voters could

While Gov. Mike Parson's office says he does not intend to issue a mass pardon for state marijuana offenses, Missouri voters could pardon some offenses themselves by approving a constitutional amendment in November. Amendment 3, known as Legal Missouri 2022, would legalize marijuana in the state for those 21 and older.

Additional charges filed after violent confrontation with FBI agents in Warsaw

A Tennessee man and a Warsaw, Missouri, man have been indicted by a federal grand jury on charges stemming from their threats of violence against immigrants and the federal government, as well as an armed assault of FBI agents.Three people were taken into custody after a tense situation in rural Missouri early Friday, Oct.

An innocent Kansas man spent 23 years in prison. His release exposed decades of police corruption

Chapter 2: The Wrong Lamonte. In 1994, Kansas City, Kansas, Police arrested Lamonte McIntyre for a double homicide he didn't commit - sending him to prison for more than two decades before he was finally exonerated. Except McIntyre was a mile away from those Hutchings Street murders.

Lawsuits lay out accusations of fraud within Social Security disability program

NORTH KANSAS CITY, Mo. - When additional medical evidence is needed to approve a disability benefits application with the Social Security Administration, the agency requires applicants to get a consultative exam with a doctor.

Kansas City mom's stolen car found less than 2 miles away

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Good news for a hard-working Kansas City mom. Police notified Tiffani Laster Wednesday that they found her stolen car. Laster told FOX4's Russell Colburn that thieves stole her white 2020 Kia Forte as she worked at Minsky's Pizza on Southwest Boulevard Monday night.

As temperatures drop across the Kansas City area, is it legal to warm your car unattended?

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - With a drop in temperatures on Monday and cool weather expected to continue into Wednesday morning, people want to get into a warm and cozy car immediately. One way to do that is to go outside, start your car and leave it running until it's warmed up.

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