Kansas City Crime Scene: Youngster Crime, Deadly Gunfire & Settlements

A quick collection of local crime scene news regarding police reporting, gunfire aftermath and court cases.

As always, we try to find a bit of good news toward the end of the compilation.

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Jackson County legislators approve multi-million dollar settlement with a former sheriff's deputy

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The Jackson County Legislature Monday approved a $5.3 million settlement in a discrimination case filed by a former sheriff's deputy. Doug Caster, who served more than 30 years in the sheriff's department, claimed in his lawsuit he was "continuously harassed by Defendants," according to the lawsuit.

KCK man charged after allegedly shooting, killing estranged wife outside home

KANSAS CITY, Kan. - A 32-year-old Kansas City, Kansas, man has been charged for allegedly shooting and killing his wife last month. The Wyandotte County District Attorney's Office charged Miguel Flores-Sanchez with first-degree murder in connection to the killing of 23-year-old Loren Flores. On Nov.

Authorities say teenage girl, father found shot to death in a rural Douglas County home

The Douglas County Sheriff's Office has identified two people who were found shot to death in a home south of Lawrence on Monday as a father and his daughter.Deputies were notified just after 7 a.m. of a possible shooting in the 700 Block of East 1550 Road in rural Douglas County.Upon arrival, authorities say deputies discovered the bodies of David M.

Shooting that killed 13-year-old, man in Douglas County was apparent murder-suicide, authorities say

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - A 13-year-old was among the victims in a double shooting that happened early Monday morning in Douglas County, Kansas, authorities said. At around 7 a.m., the Douglas County Sheriff's Office responded to the 700 block of east 1550 Road on a possible shooting.

Liberty police attempting to locate 16-year-old girl who may be with 29-year-old man

LIBERTY, Mo. - The Liberty Police Department is asking the public for help in locating a 16-year-old girl who hasn't been seen since late last week. Police said Elizabeth Cantrell left school on Thursday, Dec. 1 and was seen getting into a black SUV. She is described as standing 5-foot-7, and weighs 134 pounds.

4 teens, man charged in shooting death of Kansas City man in Shawnee

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Four teens - all 17-years-old - were charged Monday in connection to a shooting that killed a Kansas City, Missouri, man last week in Shawnee, the Johnson County Prosecutor's Office announced. On Wednesday, Nov. 30, officers responded to 11000 block of Johnson Drive and located Jarod C.

Four 17-year-olds and one 18-year-old charged for Johnson County shooting death

Charges have been filed in the shooting death of a man in Johnson County.Police say Jarod Rogers, 25, was found critically hurt in a shooting Wednesday, Nov. 30, outside a Shawnee, Kansas, business. He died several days later from his wounds.Four 17-year-olds and one 18-year-old now face criminal charges related to his death.Authorities say officers were called at 6:40 p.m.

Family, city officials thank first responders who rescued woman from fiery crash

The parents of a woman who was saved from a fiery crash in Leawood thanked first responders in person Monday night.Caroline Kill was taken off a ventilator Monday. While she is no longer in critical condition, she remains in the hospital.The family got emotional inside city hall.

Gardner police, Lansing Correctional work in tandem to bring bikes to children in need

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - A partnership between the Gardner Police Department and inmates at the Lansing Correctional Facility is continuing to help children in need by giving them repurposed bikes during the holiday season. Throughout the years, people living in Gardner and the surrounding area take unwanted, broken bikes to the Gardner police station.

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