Kansas City Crime Scene: Dying Declaration & Worsening Violence

A not-so-quick jaunt to grab a freebie cup of coffee (thanks to one of our MOST KICK-ASS TKC FANS) has us thinking this weekend might be a bit violent given that a lot of peeps seem to have their fangs out. Hopefully the weather will find a way to make everyone chill.

In the meantime we're sharing this collection of crime reporting, ongoing criminal cases with even a bit of political intrigue . . .

First we start with a recent bit of tragic testimony that deserves to be highlighted . . .

According to a court document, Douglas Menser died Thursday about 90 minutes after the shooting.

Menser told officers SUSPECT shot him and left the house in the 7600 E. 108th Terrace.

Read more via www.TonysKansasCity.com links . . .

Kansas City man shot 8 times managed to call police, wait for officers on front porch before dying

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - A Kansas City, Missouri, man who suffered eight gunshot wounds managed to call police, identify the man who shot him and wait for police on the front porch of a house. According to a court document, Douglas Menser died Thursday about 90 minutes after the shooting.

Kansas City man charged with second-degree murder after victim calls 911, says he was shot eight times

The Jackson County, Missouri, Prosecutor's Office has charged a 39-year-old Kansas City man with second-degree murder after a shooting that turned fatal Thursday. Officers were dispatched to the 7600 block of 108th Terrace on a shooting call around 10:30 a.m.According to probable cause documents, the victim, Douglas Menser, called 911 to say he had been shot eight times.

Man charged in fatal South Kansas City shooting

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (KCTV) - A 39-year-old Kansas City man has been charged in a fatal shooting that happened Thursday in South Kansas City. Donald Crowe, 39, has been charged with second-degree murder and armed criminal action. Court documents state the victim was shot eight times by the defendant, who fled the scene on foot.

Now, here's more recent crime news to check TKC news gathering . . .

Police respond to double shooting in south Kansas City

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Two people were injured in a shooting at a home in south Kansas City, Missouri, on Friday afternoon. According to police, the shooting happened in the 1600 block of east 97th Street at around 2:30 p.m. Both suffered non-life-threatening injuries, police said. Initially, police reported four people had been shot.

Father discovered vehicle where KC police found missing son's body

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Court documents say a Kansas City-area father discovered the vehicle where police would soon find his 24-year-old son's body. Adam Blackstock, of Grandview, was found dead Tuesday inside a vehicle near E. 46th Street and Montgall Avenue in Kansas City.

FBI investigating $690,000 wire theft from Jerry Moran's Senate campaign

The FBI is investigating allegations that a thief stole from Sen. Jerry Moran's campaign fund while he was running for U.S. Senate last year, according to a letter his campaign sent to the federal elections commission. Moran's campaign wrote a letter to the FEC on Dec.

KCK man sentenced for 2022 Leavenworth deadly shooting of 20-year-old woman

LEAVENWORTH, Kan. - A 28-year-old Kansas City, Kansas man is sentenced for the killing of a 20-year-old woman in Leavenworth last summer. A Leavenworth County judge sentenced Jerell Dewayne Martin Friday to life in prison for the July 15, 2022 first-degree murder of Ericka Hopkins.

Overland Park woman sentenced for bank fraud

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (KCTV) - An Overland Park woman was sentenced Friday to 33 months in prison for bank fraud. The U.S. Department of Justice announced that a review of Stephanie Stites, 52, of Overland Park, found that she'd embezzled more than $712,000 from Norbrook Inc. by creating two fake companies and manipulating invoices.

Kansas City Mob Figure Banned from Nevada Casinos Dies of COVID-19

Posted on: January 20, 2023, 09:47h. Last updated on: January 20, 2023, 11:05h. A reputed underboss of the Kansas City crime family, who was banned from all Nevada casinos because of his alleged Mob activities, died Tuesday after a long battle with COVID-19, The Kansas City Star reports. He was 73.

After another deadly year, Partners for Peace will work with KCPD on crime intervention

Kansas City recorded its second highest rate of homicides in 2022, but a new program is underway with hopes of reducing violent crime in the metro. Partners for Peace - a collaboration between Kansas City, Missouri, Jackson County Combat, Kansas City Police Department, community leaders and more than a dozen social service providers - is working to intervene and prevent retaliatory crime.

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