Kansas City Crime Scene: EPIC Payouts, Gang Warnings & Police Breathing Techniques

Right now we roundup more than a few local news links regarding court cases against law enforcement, tragedy impacting youngsters, allegations of misdeeds and public safety notices.

As always, nicer news links are toward the conclusion of the compilation . . .

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Kansas City police to pay $5 million over 2019 fatal shooting of Terrence Bridges

The Kansas City Board of Police Commissioners reached a $5 million settlement agreement in a lawsuit filed by the family of Terrence Bridges Jr., a Black man who was shot and killed by a Kansas City police officer in 2019.

Lawrence police warn against 'Felony Lane Gang'

Posted: Updated: LAWRENCE, Kan. - Police ask the community to be aware of crimes often committed by a group known as the " Felony Lane Gang." Lawrence police said they have taken several reports over the past several months that fit the type of crimes members of the gang are known to commit.

Johnson County man pleads guilty; avoids first-degree murder in toddler's death

OLATHE, Kan. - A Johnson County man pleaded guilty to distributing drugs that ended in the death of a toddler. Court records show prosecutors originally charged 28-year-old Jean Pierre Morales with first-degree murder, child endangerment and drug possession in the case.

KC man faces murder charge in August fatal shooting at Independence Ave BP

A Kansas City man, 23, faces Murder 1st Degree charge in the August 2022 fatal shooting of Myana Henderson, Jackson County Prosecutor Jean Peters Baker announced November 2. D'Angelo L. Fisher faces Murder 1st Degree, Assault 1st Degree, Unlawful Possession of a Firearm and two counts of Armed Criminal Action charges.

KCPD looking for missing 73-year-old not seen since September

Kansas City, Missouri, police are looking for a 73-year-old that has not been in months. KCPD says Ronald Rattler was last seen on Sep. 21, 2022. Rattler is known to frequent the area of Longview Road and Blue Ridge Blvd.His family told police he suffers from undiagnosed dementia.

Beyond breathing: Study shines light on benefits of breathing techniques for police

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - In recent years, police departments across the country have come under closer scrutiny as use of force cases have made headlines. While those stories are visible, sometimes the efforts police are taking behind the scenes to make changes are not.

Fallen North Kansas City officer honored at regional police academy

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - A fallen North Kansas City Police Officer is be remembered at the police academy where he spent months training. Instructors at Kansas City's Regional Police Academy hung a plaque for Officer Daniel Vasquez along the Fallen Officers wall in the building.

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