Kansas City Crime Scene: Suburban Shooting, Legal Weed & Fiery Police Chase Crash

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Wyandotte County mourns after deputy passes away over the weekend

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (KCTV) - The Wyandotte County Sheriff's Office is grieving after an off-duty deputy passed away Sunday. According to the sheriff's office, Deputy Sonny Johnson passed away on Jan. 1. Deputy Johnson worked as a detention officer for Wyandotte County. He was off duty at the time of his death.

Kansas City, Kansas, police identify man killed by officers

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) - Police in Kansas City, Kansas, have identified the man killed last week after a confrontation with police. The man was identified Monday as 53-year-old Thomas Marshall of Kansas City, Kansas. Police say the incident began around 8 a.m.

Olathe mother devastated, frustrated after son killed in police shooting

OLATHE, Kan. - An Olathe, Kansas, mother is devastated after her son was shot and killed by Olathe police on New Year's Eve. Family identified Brandon Lynch as the 27-year-old man who died. Investigators said an officer shot and killed Lynch because he was allegedly armed with an edged weapon.

Recreational cannabis is now legal in Missouri. Here's how to talk to your kids about it * Missouri Independent

With the passing of Amendment 3 last month, parents in Missouri now have a new conversation to navigate: Adult cannabis (marijuana) use. As someone who works in alcohol and drug education, I've seen firsthand the impacts of substance use disorder in our communities, particularly on young people.

Family not notified after MSHP chase, fiery crash in Platte County

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - A Kansas City, Missouri, family says they're shaken after the death of a loved one following a police pursuit. They're also skeptical of the narrative from authorities, saying they only heard about the chase through gossip among hospital staff. The crash happened late Dec.

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