Kansas City Crime Scene: Drug Dealer Bust, Union Beef & Illegal Dumping

In this post we'll compile recent crime reporting, pending cases and all manner of metro news on worsening violence.

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Woman found in home where 3 KCMO officers were shot transported fentanyl from California, court docs say

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - A woman who was found inside a Kansas City, Missouri, home where three police officers were shot is accused of helping transport fentanyl from California, according to federal prosecutors. Ashley R. Davis, 34, was one of three people taken into custody after SWAT members entered the home in the 2300 block of Blue Ridge Road on Feb.

Kansas City man arrested during standoff in court on unrelated crimes

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - A Kansas City man arrested during last week's standoff that happened after three Kansas City police officers were shot made his first appearance on unrelated federal charges. Two men surrendered during the standoff, and one of them was arrested. Jimmie R. Lewis Jr., 50, is facing three federal charges.

Kansas City fired paramedic caught on video hitting a patient. Then the union stepped in

A Kansas City fire department paramedic was allowed to return to work weeks after he was fired for repeatedly striking a patient with a laptop computer in an incident that was captured on hospital surveillance cameras. The assault happened on the evening of April 16, 2021, in the emergency room entrance at University Health Truman Medical Center, 2300 Holmes Road.

Suspect in threats that closed Jewell campus arrested same day in KCMO shots-fired incident

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- - The suspect charged for threatening the William Jewell College campus was involved in a shots-fired incident the same day the college cancelled classes. The KSHB 41 I-Team learned of the incident and an apparent lack of communication between Clay and Jackson counties.

KC-area fire chief recalls trying to save son after killer sentenced

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The Inter City Fire Protection District chief rushed to save a shooting victim, initially unaware the life he was trying to save was his son. For 33 years, Jeff Jewell has been a public servant.

Widow of man killed in Johnson County hate crime talks ahead of documentary premiere

KMBC got a new perspective this afternoon from the widow of a Johnson County hate crime victim.Srinivas Kuchibhotla was shot and killed at Austin's Bar and Grill in 2017.Two others were injured in the attack.Kuchibhotla was an Indian immigrant.

Piles of trash, illegal dumping return to vacant Kansas City shopping center

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Trash continues to pile up behind a vacant shopping center in south Kansas City. FOX4 first told you about the illegal dumping at Robandee Shopping Center in 2021. For years, people dumped their trash behind the building, and nothing was done.

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