Kansas City Crime Scene: Alt. Sideshows, Weed Deal Gone Wrong & Crash Course

A roundup of local crime reporting, court cases and ALLEGED misdeeds. 

Also, a bit of good news, regarding a few more efforts to curb the rising quotient of violence and crime.

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Mayor, police board president to meet, discuss proposal requesting legal location for sideshows

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (KCTV) - Following a crackdown on illegal car sideshows in Kansas City, Missouri, the mayor and president of the police board will meet to hear a proposal requesting a legal location for car sideshows.

Woman hospitalized in Kansas City after suspect throws rocks at her vehicle

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - A woman was hospitalized in Kansas City, Missouri, after a rock was thrown at her vehicle near Sycamore Avenue and east 72nd Street. According to a KCPD incident report, the woman was driving in the area just before 8:30 p.m. Tuesday.

Kansas City police attempting to locate man wanted for October double murder

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The Kansas City, Missouri Police Department is attempting to locate a man wanted and charged with an October double murder. KCPD said 28-year-old Glenn A. Pulluaim Jr. has been charged with two counts of first-degree murder and two counts of armed criminal action.

Court docs reveal 4 teens, man planned to rob man during marijuana deal in deadly shooting in Shawnee

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Court documents unsealed Wednesday in Johnson County, Kansas, revealed a plot by four 17-year-olds and an 18-year-old to rob a man during a marijuana transaction last month. Rogers, 25, was shot and killed in Shawnee on Nov. 30.

Ray County sheriff suspects 'big cat' in recent cattle attack

RICHMOND, Mo. - The Ray County Sheriff's Office is warning the public about two recent attacks on cattle. One he attributes to an out of control dog. The other he suspects, in his words, a big cat. Mike Tarwater's family has lived on some sprawling property north of Richmond for nearly 40 years.

Former KCKPD detective charged in sex-trafficking investigation appears in federal court, given more time to understand evidence against him

A federal judge on Wednesday provided former a Kansas City, Kansas, detective more time to understand the amount of evidence stacked against him in two separate cases that could send him to prison for the rest of his life.Roger Golubski, 69, is facing accusations from prosecutors, in part, that he used his power as a police officer to force women to provide him sexual favors.Golubski did not say anything on Wednesday as he walked into the federal courthouse in Topeka.

Lawrence police chief talks about recent increase in violent crimes

LAWRENCE, Kan. - In recent months - a murder-suicide in a cemetery - a road rage shootout ended with two men dead - and someone attacked an off-duty officer with a crowbar. On Monday, someone fired shots into multiple homes - with bullets landing in a children's bedroom.

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Petition: Demand Investigation into Kansas PD For Ignoring Evidence of a Racist Serial Killer for Months

For months, Black residents in Kansas City, Missouri, were warning police that there was a potential serial killer on the loose who was targeting Black women. The police refused to listen and reportedly rejected the evidence. Source: CBS News/YouTube That was until a woman escaped from the actual killer's basement.

Nearly 2 Million Marijuana Convictions Have Been Pardoned Or Expunged In The U.S. In The Past Five Years, New Report Shows - Marijuana Moment

State government officials have provided nearly 2 million pardons and expungements to people with low-level marijuana convictions over recent years, according to a new analysis from NORML. There's been renewed national interest in cannabis clemency since President Joe Biden issued a mass marijuana pardon in October, forgiving several thousands Americans who've committed federal possession offenses [...]

Kansas City intersections where most crashes happen, according to police

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Kansas City police released a list of the city's most dangerous intersections for car crashes. The list includes several intersections on U.S. 71 Highway, as well as areas in Midtown and the Northland.

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