Kansas City Crime Scene: Deadly Local Name Check & Meth Town Gunman Checks Out

A recent national news call-out is worth a mention . . .

"Kansas City, which will have its second-bloodiest year on record" was put on blast by a national talker. 

Meanwhile, we share this bevy of crime reporting and local update on all manner of misdeeds, ongoing cases and public warnings.

Check TKC news gathering . . .

RAYMOND ARROYO: Crime is now a full-scale epidemic across America

Fox News contributor Raymond Arroyo expressed concern for the safety of America's youth as he outlined the violent crime epidemic throughout the United States on " The Ingraham Angle." RAYMOND ARROYO: THE MOST SHOCKING AND GRISLY MURDERS OF 2022 What is driving this pattern of criminality among our young people?

A Kansas City man accused of keeping a Black woman captive in his 'dungeonlike' basement will appear in court

A suspect in the rape and kidnapping of a Black woman in Missouri will appear in court on Jan. 10. Timothy Haslett Jr. is accused of keeping a Black woman in his 'dungeonlike' basement and raping and whipping her repeatedly. Now, the families of other missing Black women in Kansas City are questioning their loved ones' disappearances.

Local shelters, advocates prepare for new Missouri law that outlaws camping on public land

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (KCTV) - A new law goes into effect in 2023 that would prohibit sleeping or camping outdoors on public property. The state passed the law over the summer. It contains several provisions about homeless shelters and funding, but local advocates have been concerned with one line in particular within its text.

Police: Man suspected of two Kansas City murders in custody

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - A fugitive wanted for two Kansas City murders is in custody. The Kansas City Police Department said 28-year-old Glenn A. Pulluaim Jr. surrendered to authorities outside of Kansas City, Missouri. Pulluaim is charged with two counts of first-degree murder and two counts of armed criminal action.

Man found dead in Ottawa with evidence of fentanyl; police report increase in area

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - A 22-year-old man from Lawrence was found dead Wednesday in a residence in Ottawa, where evidence of fentanyl was recovered, according to the Ottawa Police Department. The incident is still under investigation. Ottawa police have reported an increase in fentanyl overdoses in the city.

Man accused of child sex crimes in Wyandotte County believed to have fled to Nepal

A man accused of rape in Kansas City, Kansas, is believed to have fled to Nepal to avoid prosecution, according to a federal charge filed against him this month. An arrest warrant was issued Dec.

Kansas City police searching for missing 17-year-old girl

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Kansas City police are searching for a missing 17-year-old. Michaela Wilson was last seen Wednesday night in the area of NW Waukomis Drive and NW 72nd Street in the Northland. Police said she was getting into an Uber, headed to Kansas City, Kansas, but has not been seen or heard from since.

Suspect shot by Independence police Wednesday dies

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The suspect shot Wednesday by Independence police has died, according to Sgt. Chris Depue, spokesperson for the Lee's Summit Police Department. Terry L. Bowman, 39, was taken to an area hospital after he was injured, but he succumbed to his injuries Wednesday afternoon.

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