Kansas City Crime Scene: Homicide Record Amid Holiday Domestic Violence Concern

In this post we gather a bevy of info on ALLEGED misdeeds, court cases and ongoing confrontations.

Of course, we search for just a few inspiring stories and notes on crime prevention near the end of the compilation.

Check TKC news gathering . . .

Kansas City 2022 homicides surpass 2021 total, second-worst record

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The number of Kansas City homicides reported in 2022 has surpassed last year's homicide total of 157. With less than a month left in the year, Kansas City homicide totals passed last year's after KCPD ruled the death of a 5-year-old girl killed inside a home near St.

1 critically injured in shooting near E. 93rd Street, Bales Avenue

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Police in Kansas City, Missouri, are investigating a shooting that injured one person on Monday afternoon. The shooting happened at the Canyon Creek Apartments near east 93rd Street and Bales Avenue at around 1:30 p.m. According to police, the victim suffered life-threatening injuries.

2 inmates who escaped Cass County jail have 7-hour head start

Two inmates who escaped from the Cass County Jail Monday night are at large after getting a seven-hour head start on authorities before anyone knew they were missing.According to Maj. Kevin Tieman with the Cass County Sheriff's Office, Trevor Sparks, 33, of Kansas City, and Sergio Perez-Martinez, 43, from California, escaped the jail at about 10 p.m.

Death of 5-year-old Kansas City, Missouri, child ruled a homicide

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - A 5-year-old child found dead inside a home is the victim of homicide, according to the Jackson County Medical Examiner's office. Adair R. Fish, 43, is charged with multiple crimes, including abuse or neglect of a child resulting in death, abuse or neglect of a child, and two counts of endangering the welfare of a child in connection with the homicide.

Kansas City man accused of shooting at, leading police on chase in 3 different vehicles

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - A Kansas City, Missouri, man has been charged for allegedly shooting at and leading police on a chase in three different vehicles, the U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Missouri's office announced Tuesday. Brenton Ross, 32, was indicted on the alleged incidents that happened in southwest Missouri on Oct.

Wyandotte County begins digitizing court records as part of Golubski investigation

KANSAS CITY, Kan. - An outside firm has begun the process of digitizing thousands of paper court case files in Wyandotte County. The computerization process will help prosecutors investigate a former police detective. Wyandotte County Commissioners are spending $1.7 million to digitize nearly 70 years of criminal court case files.

What you need to know as marijuana becomes legal in Missouri on Thursday

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (KCTV) - This week, marijuana will officially become legal in Missouri. However, that doesn't mean you can go straight to a store and buy any just yet. So, here's how it will work out and what you need to know. On Thursday, you'll be able to legally possess up to 3 oz.

Domestic violence expert discusses warning signs after suspected Douglas County murder-suicide

The Douglas County Sheriff's Office is looking for answers to what it believes to be an apparent murder-suicide.On Monday, a father and his 13-year-old daughter were found dead in a home just north of Lawrence, Kansas.The case is hard to wrap your head around. How could a father take the life of his daughter?

Congolese family in KC still looking for justice after being scammed out of life savings

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Wakubenga Mufanyonge is discouraged. She thought by now the Jackson County prosecutor's office would have filed charges against the three men who she has accused of stealing $30,000 from her family nearly two years ago in real estate scam.

Loved ones, friends mourn loss of victim killed in shooting in Shawnee

SHAWNEE, Kan. - Law enforcement agencies said 25-year-old Jarod C. Rogers was allegedly shot and robbed last Wednesday night in the 11000 block of Johnson Drive in Shawnee. "It was just a senseless act," said Rogers' girlfriend Crystal Camarena. "I don't know how or why."

KCK family asking for help after 75-year-old grandfather seriously injured in potential hit-and-run

KANSAS CITY, Kan. - One Wyandotte County family is asking for the public's help. Their 75-year old grandfather was found near a Kansas City, Kansas intersection with multiple injuries. They told KCK police they believe he was hit by the driver of a vehicle that didn't stop.

Advocate For Domestic Violence Survivors Stationed at KCPD Headquarters

Though employed by Rose Brooks, Young works at KCPD Headquarters next to Prettyman and his fellow detectives. She's here to be of immediate assistance to any survivor of domestic violence who is meeting with police.

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