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Questions about how legalizing marijuana could impact police hiring

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Missouri's decision to legalize marijuana is having a ripple effect. It could trigger a number of changes, including the hiring process for future Kansas City Police Department employees. Representatives from the Kansas City Police Department attended the Board of Police Commissioners meeting Tuesday morning.

Child's bed hit by gunfire as someone fired gunshots into several homes in Lawrence, Kansas, Monday night

Police vehicle, lights (file photo) SOURCE: KMBC The Lawrence, Kansas, Police Department wants you to know it could have been so much worse. Officers are searching for a suspect after someone fired gunshots into multiple homes in one area of the city.One of the items damaged by gunfire?

Man pleads guilty to federal hate crime, arson charges in connection with Cape Girardeau Islamic Center fire

CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (KFVS) - A man pleaded guilty to hate crime and arson charges in connection with the fire that destroyed the Cape Girardeau Islamic Center. According to a release from the Justice Department on Tuesday, December 13, Nicholas John Proffitt, 44, is scheduled to be sentenced on May 2, 2023.

Survivors share message after former Overland Park teacher pleads guilty

OLATHE, Kan. - Survivors and their parents are reacting after a former Overland Park private school teacher pleaded guilty Monday to more than 25 child sex crimes. Prosecutors said he secretly recorded video of more than 100 young girls at St. Thomas Aquinas.

FBI adds reward of $10k for information on escaped Cass County inmates

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (KCTV) - A week ago, 43-year-old Sergio Perez-Martinez and 33-year-old Trevor Scott Sparks were able to escape the Cass County Jail. They had been in custody at the facility and awaiting sentencing following their felony convictions. Perez-Martinez is from Panorama City, California, and pleaded guilty to meth distribution conspiracy and money laundering.

Kansas City to put brakes on sideshows at dozens of intersections

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Drivers can expect to see safety measures added to dozens of Kansas City intersections. Kansas City's Police Department says the simple, round, black devices are known as "pucks." The department is using them to prevent street racing and sideshows. Police say the devices are supposed to stop lateral movement of tires performing burnouts.

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Customer shoots KFC employee because store ran out of corn, police say

ST. LOUIS ( KMOV/Gray News) - A customer shot an employee at a KFC in St. Louis after being told the restaurant was out of corn, according to police. The shooting happened just after 6:30 p.m. Monday. St.

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