Kansas City Crime Scene: Gunfire Targets Cops, Rampage Crash & Shooting Regret

A quick roundup of local crime reporting, community news and court case update inspires this evening compilation.

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Kansas City men charged with shooting at trooper in Blue Springs

BLUE SPRINGS, Mo. - Two Kansas City men are charged for shooting at a Missouri State Highway Patrol trooper last month. Chris Northcutt, 31, is charged with first-degree assault, armed criminal action, unlawful use of a weapon, resisting arrest, and tampering with physical evidence. John P.

A dismembered body was found in a Kansas City man's basement. He was acquitted of murder

A Northland man was acquitted Thursday of a murder charge that stemmed from the grisly discovery of a dismembered corpse in his Kansas City basement in 2019. The jury trial for Colton Stock, 33, ended with a verdict of not guilty on counts of first-degree murder and armed criminal action that were brought by a grand jury indictment in Clay County.

Kansas City mother charged in death of twin daughter

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The mother of twin daughters is charged with abuse and neglect that resulted in the death of one girl and with abuse and neglect of the other child. Adair Fish, 43, of Kansas City, Missouri, had regained custody of her twin girls on Nov.15, 2019.

Independence police looking for person 'committing lewd acts'

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (KCTV) - The Independence Police Department is asking the public for information about a person who was "committing lewd acts" on Nov. 18. The police department shared the following: The individual committing lewd acts may have been in a black sedan. No other description of the person was provided.

Man faces numerous charges after crime spree Wednesday results in car chase, crash

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - A man is charged with eight felonies and two misdemeanors after nearly running over an Olathe police officer, leading officers on a car chase that ended with a crash Wednesday afternoon.

Lenexa man, woman indicted for $2.9 million medicare fraud conspiracy

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (KCTV) - A Lenexa, Kansas, man and woman were indicted by a federal grand jury Tuesday for their roles in a $2.9 million conspiracy to defraud Medicare. Timothy A. Chin and Lauren M. Sword, the co-owners of Senior Community Care, were charged in a 23-count indictment on Tuesday, Nov.

Lenexa man, woman charged in Medicare fraud scheme totaling nearly $3M

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Federal prosecutors allege a Lenexa man and woman participated in a conspiracy to defraud Medicare that totaled nearly $3 million. Timothy A. Chin, 64, and Lauren M. Sword, 36, were charged in a 23-count indictment on Tuesday.

Man claims Roger Golubski, other KCK cops made him play 'Russian roulette' as teen

Dion Martin remembers walking home one night in the mid-1980s when Roger Golubski, a Kansas City, Kansas, police officer, pulled up, handcuffed him and placed him in his squad car. Martin, who believes he was 14 or 15, said Golubski told him they were going for a ride.

Missouri Rep. Doug Richey pre-files bill that would make MSHSAA employees mandatory reporters

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - A KSHB 41 I-Team investigation prompted a Missouri state representative to pre-file a bill Thursday that would make employees of the Missouri State High School Activities Association (MSHSAA) mandatory reporters. Rep. Doug Richey took this action in response to a 2021 I-Team investigation that revealed MSHSAA employees were not required to report allegations of sexual abuse to law enforcement.

Kansas City man to enter plea Friday in 2020 murder of 4-year-old LeGend Taliferro

The Kansas City man accused of killing 4-year-old LeGend Taliferro in 2020 will enter a plea in Jackson County District Court Friday. Ryson Ellis' trial was delayed several times before it was rescheduled to Dec. 12. Now, in lieu of the trial, a plea hearing is scheduled for 2:30 p.m.

Clay County jury finds man not guilty of first degree murder in 2019 shooting death

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - A Clay County jury returned not guilty verdicts Thursday on first degree murder and armed criminal action charges against Colton Stock in a May 2019 shooting death. Stock, 33, of KCMO, was accused of shooting and killing Matthew Calkins, 35, of Gardner, Ks.

Lawsuit blames Fauci and federal agencies for Kansas City musician's COVID-19 death

The widow of a popular Kansas City-area musician has filed a lawsuit accusing Anthony Fauci and the National Institutes of Health of indirectly causing her husband's death from COVID-19 by funding coronavirus experimentation at a lab in China.

Father mourns death of son killed in accidental shooting in Kansas City, Kansas

KANSAS CITY, Kan. - A father is mourning the death of his son after police said the child accidentally shot himself Monday in Kansas City, Kansas. "He was so pure and always happy," Justin Andrews said. "Every time I looked at that kid, he had a smile on his face."

After a tragic apparent accidental shooting killed a 4-year-old, KCK police hold gun lock demonstration

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (KCTV) - Following the tragic death of 4-year-old Roman Andrews in an apparent accidental shooting, police want to remind community members of a free option to store guns safely inside of homes where children live. In Kansas City, Kansas, free gun locks are available at any police patrol division with no questions asked.

Mother of 4-year-old boy killed in accidental shooting shares message

A grieving mother of a 4-year-old boy who accidentally shot and killed himself Monday in Kansas City, Kansas, said her son "was a beautiful boy."The mother, who did not wish to be identified, said her son's name was Roman.In a statement, she said Roman, "loved to dance.

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