Kansas City Crime Scene: Cyberattack Prep, ATM Ripoffs & Social Work

Just a quick bit of catch-up on local crime reporting and ongoing legal debates . . . In this compilation we notice rising threats in the real world an online . . . Along with a bit of good news.

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Behind the scenes: How Kansas City area school districts train for cyberattacks

BLUE SPRINGS, Mo. - You've likely heard about hackers targeting our schools after the fact, but what's being done to prevent a cyberattack that could put your child's personal information at risk? The KSHB 41 I-Team was given a behind the scenes look at how some Kansas City area school districts train for cybersecurity threats.

Standoff ends in Lee's Summit after 10 hours, officers evacuate 2 from home

A man was arrested after a 10-hour standoff that began early Monday morning in Lee's Summit. Police were called out to the 900 block of NE Bristol Dr. at 3 a.m. on Monda morning on a domestic disturbance call. Officers learned on the scene that a man fired multiple gunshots during the disturbance.

Kansas City area police agencies investigating string of ATM thefts

INDEPENDENCE, Mo. - At least three Kansas City metro police agencies are investigating a string of ATM thefts at Jackson County businesses. In at least two of them, video from security cameras shows criminals breaking into stores and stealing loaded cash machines. Police believe these cases could be related.

Jordan asks U.S. Supreme Court to reverse Kansas disbarment - Kansas City Business Journal

A local lawyer who was disbarred by the state of Kansas for repeated claims that judges had lied and committed crimes is looking to the U.S. Supreme Court to get his Kansas license back. Jack Jordan filed an appeal Thursday, asking the high court to review, and reverse, the disbarment.

KCPD Social Worker Goes Along For The Ride

When she arrives with officers or at a later date, by way of an officer’s referral, McQuillar often connects people in need to bare essentials. Diapers, food, rent assistance. She responds to domestic violence victims too.

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