Kansas City Crime Scene: Casino Jumper Captured & Viral Cop Clip Double Take

Right now we share a quick peek at local crime reporting and a collection of news highlighting ongoing cases, social media accusations and rising violence.

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Man leaps from Harrah's Casino parking garage, arrested by North Kansas City PD

A man is custody following a pursuit in North Kansas City. North Kansas City Police on Tuesday afternoon discovered an occupied stolen vehicle inside the parking garage at Harrah's Casino.When officers approached the vehicle, the man inside jumped out of the vehicle and took off running.The man then jumped from the second story of the parking garage, landing on the ground below and took off running.

Man who took viral video of KCKPD officer speaks out

The man who recorded an interaction with KCKPD officers said he felt threatened by the officer's demeanor.

Kansas City man charged after police find meth, gun on him during ATV crash

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Federal prosecutors have charged a Kansas City, Missouri, man after finding methamphetamine and guns on him when he crashed his ATV in Independence. Melvin L. Carter, 48, was injured when his ATV flipped over while he was making a turn in Independence on Oct. 14, 2022.

Lee's Summit man assaults girlfriend, fires multiple shots and fails to respond to police

January 24, 2023 A Lee's Summit man, 31, has been charged in connection with a domestic assault that also involved firing a handgun inside and outside a Lee's Summit residence that the suspect later failed to come out of after police surrounded the residence, Jackson County Prosecutor Jean Peters Baker announced today.

Gun violence prevention experts research mass shootings and how to stop them

Gun violence prevention experts are sharing their research into why mass shootings happen and what can be done about them.In January alone, there have been 39 mass shootings in the U.S. that have left as many as 69 dead.

Driver of suspected stolen vehicle hospitalized after crashing into a culvert on 7 Highway

Cass County Sheriff's office SOURCE: Cass County Sheriff's office The driver fleeing police in Cass County is in the hospital after crashing a stolen vehicle on northbound 7 Highway.Police were tracking a car believed to be involved in a burglary at approximately 7:15 a.m.The unidentified driver went off the road after police used a tire deflation device on the vehicle.

Missouri Republicans want to strip local prosecutors of violent crime cases - Missouri News

Republican lawmakers have made it clear that challenging the authority of St. Louis prosecutor-elect Kimberly Gardner - a progressive black Democrat - is a top priority this year. And they will look for a way to make that challenge constitutional.

Abandoned vehicles to be towed during snowstorm, Kansas Highway Patrol says

With the Kansas City metro area under a Winter Weather Advisory, the Kansas Highway Patrol said it will tow abandoned vehicles they come across on interstates and highways. The policy goes into effect at 6 p.m. on Tuesday. "Abandoned vehicles inhibit KDOT's ability to completely clear the roadway of snow," the Highway Patrol said in a statement.

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