Kansas City Crime Scene: Prison Stabbing & Standoff Aftermath

No shortage of violent news to report today but thankfully there hasn't been another homicide yet. 

And so we take a quick moment to take a glimpse at police action, local court cases, alleged misdeeds and just a bit of local law enforcement news.

Check TKC news gathering . . .

As manhunt continues, video shows Ray County inmate stab officer, escape

HENRIETTA, Mo. - Other Ray County inmates aren't surprised there was an escape early Tuesday at the county jail. "Only tin is stopping us from getting in the attic. But, I mean, I'm kind of surprised it happened the way it did," inmate Earl Stackhouse told FOX4.

FBI takes suspect into custody after standoff at Kansas City hotel

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The FBI has taken one person into custody following a standoff in Kansas City Wednesday morning. Just before 6:45 a.m., FBI agents responded to a hotel in the 3200 block of Broadway Boulevard to serve an arrest warrant for a person wanted for unlawful flight to avoid prosecution.

Man wanted on 'unlawful flight to avoid prosecution' warrant in custody after FBI standoff in Kansas City

Officials with the Kansas City division of the Federal Bureau of Investigation said FBI agents were involved in a standoff in a busy area of downtown Kansas City Wednesday morning.Agents closed off Broadway Boulevard near 32nd Street while they worked to apprehend a man believed to have been barricaded inside a hotel room in the area.Officials said agents had a warrant to arrest the man for unlawful flight to avoid prosecution.Authorities said the individual was taken into custody around 8:30 a.m.

Jackson County prosecutors enhance charges in case of racist threats against Black judge

Jackson County prosecutors on Wednesday enhanced criminal charges brought against an Independence man who allegedly left a series of racist, profane voicemails for a judge that contained racial slurs and other threats. Michael A. Deblois, 42, was arrested and charged Tuesday with tampering with a judicial officer and harassment, both felonies.

Former Johnson County nurse sentenced for stealing fentanyl from hospitals

KANSAS CITY, Kan. - A former nurse is heading to prison after she admitted to stealing fentanyl from two Johnson County hospitals where she worked. Faith Naccarato, 42, of Kansas City, Missouri, pleaded guilty to two counts of tampering with a consumer product and two counts of possession of fentanyl by deception.

Investigation continues into 'swatting calls' in North Kansas City

Multiple law enforcement agencies, including the Missouri State Highway Patrol, are now investigating three different false reports or swatting calls claiming there were active shooters at three different schools.Investigators believe the same caller with a thick, hard to understand, foreign accent made all three calls.The false reports were made about

Lawrence man charged for trying to throw woman off bridge enters plea

LAWRENCE, Kan. - A Lawrence man pleaded no contest to trying to throw a woman off a bridge and into the Kansas River. With the plea, 38-year-old Adam B. Amyx avoids a trial and does not contest the details of the case against him. The Douglas County District Attorney's Office charged Amyx with attempted second-degree murder.

Clinton County deputy runs into burning home, saves family dog's life

CLINTON COUNTY, Mo. (KCTV) - A family dog is doing well and recovered after a sheriff's deputy saved his life. The Clinton County Sheriff's Office reported a house in Lake Arrowhead caught fire Friday morning. Deputy Child with the sheriff's office arrived to the scene and found a family had made it out safely, but their dog had not.

Independence police looking for woman last seen in 2020, just reported missing

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (KCTV) - The Independence Police Department is looking for a woman who has not been seen since November of 2020, but was just reported missing on Tuesday. The police say 26-year-old Krystal A. Pinell's family last saw her walking away from an address in the 2600 block of S.

Kansas City police officer James Muhlbauer's name added to police memorial

Kansas City police officer James Muhlbauer's name was recently added to the Kansas City Police Department's Memorial. Muhlbauer and his K9 companion, Champ, were killed when investigators say a speeding vehicle crashed into his patrol car on Feb. 15, 2023.

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