Kansas City Crime Scene: Raytown QT Gunfire Hits Lady & Police Crash Aftermath

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Afternoon Shooting in Raytown

January 10th, 2023 By Communication Technician Mallory Harrison, Raytown PD Raytown, MO - On Tuesday, January 10th at 12:11 PM, Raytown Police received a call from an adult female stating she was shot at QuikTrip, 9323 E 350 Highway. Officers arrived locating the adult female with apparent gunshot wounds; she was transported to a local area hospital.

Second person dies from crash following KCK police chase

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - A second person has died from injuries sustained in a crash during a Kansas City, Kansas police chase earlier this week. Just after 2 a.m. Sunday, Jan. 8, KCK police officers were involved in a chase with a suspect of a GMC Terrain taken in an aggravated armed robbery/carjacking near N.

Police say a man has been found dead in a creek in Olathe, Kansas

The Olathe, Kansas Police Department is investigating after a man was found dead in a creek Tuesday afternoon. Officers were called to a creek near North Somerset Terrace and North Mur-Len Road around 2:11 p.m.When officers arrived, they found a man dead in the water.Police are investigating the incident but say at this time, no foul play is suspected.The man's identity has not yet been released.

Retired Missouri priest sentenced for possessing child porn

ST. LOUIS (AP) - A retired Catholic priest in St. Louis who used thousands of images of child pornography to make PowerPoint presentations for several years was sentenced Tuesday to five years in prison. James T. Beighlie, 72, pleaded guilty in October to two counts of possession of child pornography.

Kansas Democrat says she has bipartisan support to end statute of limitations for sex crimes

Sen. Cindy Holscher, D-Overland Park, says she'll introduce legislation this week to get rid of the statute of limitations for crimes involving sexual misconduct and abuse. She also criticized leaders of the Catholic Church for failing to support previous efforts to do so.

KCPD giving extra focus to the fight against human trafficking

Kansas City, Missouri, police are giving extra focus this week to fighting human trafficking.Kansas City police are doing this as part of the National Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance Trafficking Awareness Initiative.

Kansas City, Missouri 2023 homicide tracker

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - FOX4 is tracking homicide cases in Kansas City, Missouri following the previous three deadliest years on record in 2020 (179), 2021 (157), and 2022 (169). In 2022, Kansas City surpassed 2020's homicide count in December, setting a second-worst year for homicides.

Thieves steal copper from AT&T phone lines in Independence

AT&T workers are running new wire along Bundschu Road in Independence, Missouri, after thieves stole copper from the lines. It is the second time in two days, according to local residents, who have gone without internet and phone since last Friday.On Tuesday, KMBC 9 saw workers at two different points along Bundschu road restoring wire.

Attorney who represents sexual abuse victims reacts to KBI report on Catholic clergy

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - On Friday, the Kansas Bureau of Investigation released a report which identified dozens of Catholic clergy who may have committed sex crimes against children. KSHB 41 News spoke with an attorney who tried and won many cases in Kansas and Missouri on behalf of sexual assault survivors of the Catholic church.

Independence Police hope to build new, state-of-the-art safety campus

INDEPENDENCE, Mo. - Independence police are pushing for a new public safety campus because they say their current building is old and not safe. The building was built in 1973 and police say the conditions of the headquarters have only gotten worse, making a difficult job even tougher.

Woman killed in one of Kansas City's 1st homicides of 2023 was mother to 5 children

The first fatal shooting of 2023 in Kansas City claimed the life of a mother of five. Police on Tuesday identified the victims in Sunday's double homicide as Tanisha Williams, 35, and Charles Martin, 46. No arrests have been made in their killings, a Kansas City Police Department spokesperson said Tuesday.

New Year's celebratory gunfire hit Kansas City police building's roof

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Celebratory gunfire on New Year's Eve got a little too close to home for the Kansas City Police Department. The department posted photos on Facebook of a spent bullet and a hole in the roof of their Helicopter Unit building.

Kansas City, Missouri, Police Department deputy chief is 2nd Hispanic officer to hold title

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The Kansas City, Missouri, Police Department is turning a new page in leadership. This month the department swore in its highest ranking Hispanic police officer, Luis Ortiz, as deputy chief. Ortiz is only the second hispanic officer to the hold the title has been with the department for more than 20 years.

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